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Tennis Coach wants Chicago to take over black tennis scene

When 33-year-old Kamau Murray first told his parents he wanted to buy out and take over the Chicago tennis center where he himself took up the sport, going so far in the sport as to earn a full-ride college scholarship, …

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Vikings back-pedal on previous agreement not to take Adrian Peterson off the field

In response to pressure from their corporate sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have taken Adrian Peterson off the field.  The team announced that, as of 2 am Wednesday morning, Peterson was going to removed from all team …

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Before Jackie Robinson, four broke NFL color line

Jackie Robinson wasn’t the only black pioneer in professional sports, just as Billie Jean King wasn’t the sole trailblazer among women. For some reason, our society needs to anoint exactly one martyred saint per …

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Cris Carter Takes A Stand Against Child Abuse And Reveals What NFL Players Truly Respect

Cris Carter believes there is no place in the home for corporal punishment and no place for abusers on an NFL field. In an emotional, personal monologue delivered on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” the …

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Ray Rice’s wife says that the media has ruined her life and hurt her family

Janay Rice, wife of embattled NFL star Ray Rice, has been in the middle of a great deal of controversy as of late.   The Rice’s were involved in a domestic altercation in an elevator that received national …

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Ravens dump Ray Rice after video emerges of elevator punch

NFL superstar Ray Rice is learning the hard way that violence doesn’t pay.  After being seen on video punching his fiancee, he has been dropped by the Baltimore Ravens.  The team had been challenged to get rid …

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Curtis HS football team dedicates season-opening win to Miles Kirkland-Thomas, junior lineman who died at practice on Labor Day

This one was for Miles. Playing for the first time since a junior defensive lineman died after running sprints during a hot practice last week, the Curtis HS football team beat Fort Hamilton, 12-6, on Saturday in front …

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he’s literate, ‘I would be perfect at reading if it was how I made my living’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. doesn’t read for a living. But if he did, he’d be pretty good at it, the second coming of Walter Cronkite, reciting from a teleprompter with no issues, he said. But he doesn’t work as a news …

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Michael Sam not signed to Rams practice squad, NFL future remains in limbo

Michael Sam was passed over by the Rams for one of their 10 practice squad spots and it’s unlikely he will have an NFL job for at least the first week of the season. The lack of interest by any team in signing the …

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What’s next for Michael Sam?

Now that Michael Sam has been released by the St. Louis Rams, failing to make their season-opening 53-man roster, the question becomes: What’s next for him? It appears that, following a productive preseason, he will …

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