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Here’s why we need to tell the story of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was an athlete who was not just ahead of his time, but unduplicated by any other athlete since that time.  Dave Kreissman understands this, which is why he is writing a series of articles for The …

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Russian tennis boss calls Venus and Serena ‘the Williams brothers’

Since they took over tennis more than a decade ago, Venus and Serena Williams have been the targets of criticism, speculation, and quite a few undeserved critiques from people who don’t want to see them succeed. …

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This black woman has more gold medals than any American gymnast in history

Reported by Liku Zelleke The energetic and talented Simone Biles has become the record holder for the American woman with the most gold medals to her name. She earned the title after winning her sixth medal at the World …

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Reggie Miller’s 16-year old niece is safe and sound after being reported missing

Teenagers do crazy things when they’re young and end up worrying the adults around them half to death.  Reggie Miller’s 16-year old niece Nikki Miller went missing for a complete 17 hours, sending Reggie …

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NFL player who shot his girlfriend had serious brain damage

The recent domestic violence incidents that have plagued the NFL have come to light and drawn scrutiny over the league’s poor response to brain trauma issues that are faced by players.  Jovan Belcher, a 25-year …

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Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto Breaks World Marathon Record In Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Dennis Kimetto knocked 26 seconds off the world marathon record Sunday as the sub-two hour mark moved a step closer. The 30-year-old Kenyan won the 41st edition of the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 2 …

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NBA Star Derrick Rose donates a million dollars to the teens of Chicago

Derrick Rose of The Chicago Bulls has been working overtime to be an MVP both on and off the court.  He comes from a tough part of Chicago and hasn’t left behind those who are affected by the same things he went …

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Player headbutted his wife when she confronted him about another woman

Police say that Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals broke his wife’s nose during an argument by head-butting the woman in the face.  This is the most recent embarrassment for the NFL, which is already …

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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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