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NY Trend Exclusive: Benson Gicharu -- Kenyan Boxer, Coach, And Community Leader
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NY Trend Exclusive: Benson Gicharu — Kenyan Boxer, Coach, And Community Leader

Benson Gicharu Njangiru began boxing in 1998, two weeks after his father passed away. He saw boxing as a place to vent the frustrations that life had thrown towards him. Anytime he was hitting the bag in the gym, a particular joy came from within him. As a Kenyan amateur boxer, Gicharu won silver in […]

Sports Illustrated Launches SI TIX: A Fan-First, Innovative And Multi-Feature Ticketing Platform
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Sports Illustrated Launches SI TIX: A Fan-First, Innovative And Multi-Feature Ticketing Platform

Sports Illustrated announced the launch of its next vertical, SI Tix, as it continues to expand its efforts to reach fans everywhere. SI Tix takes a revolutionary approach to fan ticketing for both sports and entertainment and will launch with its official payment provider, Venmo and PayPal. SI Tix is now live online at sitickets.com, […]

5th Annual Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Conference & Inaugural Isla Invitational Set For July 23-25, Hosted By Grambling State University
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5th Annual Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Conference & Inaugural Isla Invitational Set For July 23-25, Hosted By Grambling State University

Brown Girls Do Gymnastics (BGDG) is an important narrative that has been championing a space for Black and brown girls who compete and introduce them to the world of gymnastics. Recognizing a culture of racism and isolation, founder Derrin Moore launched BGDG in 2015 and the Inaugural BGDG Conference in 2017. The event attracted young […]

WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood
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WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood

Krystle Coleman is the founder and CEO of Midori Star Media Group a full-service public relations boutique. She is not only known for her brand she is also quite credited as a writer, creative and event designer. By age 35 she has built her name in the game working with some of the most prominent […]

NY Football Player John D. Rogers Gears Up to Return to Professional Team
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NY Football Player John D. Rogers Gears Up to Return to Professional Team

New York Local Talent and Top Scorer Football Player 2017-2018 Season Third Division Spanish Club U.D. San Pedro gearing up to join new professional team.  John D. Rogers discovered that he wanted to play football at the age of three. The first team he trained with was Avril in Floral Park, New York in 2003. […]

Program Pairs Kids with Highly Trained Coaches for One on One Sessions
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Program Pairs Kids with Highly Trained Coaches for One on One Sessions

Summer camps are canceling programs every day … Online school ends in June … And parents are struggling with children stuck inside and few outdoor activities to engage their interest.  The solution? Elite Method, a concierge-style private coaching program that combines sports, fitness and social-emotional skills development through one-on-one sessions with highly trained coaches.  This combination […]

Losing Mamba…. Mourning the Loss of Kobe
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Losing Mamba…. Mourning the Loss of Kobe

Kobe. Gigi. The Bryant family has gone through the crucible of tragedy this past week in ways I will not dare to guess. I do not know them, and I do not know their pain, but what I do know is that the world is mourning with them for their loss. The deaths of one […]

Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash Along with Daughter, Gigi
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Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash Along with Daughter, Gigi

Kobe Bryant, the accomplished NBA MVP, husband and father of four, had a 20-year career with the Lakers, was tragically killedon Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board and died along with seven others. Our thoughts […]

Double Dutch Holiday Classic Coming to the Apollo Theater
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Double Dutch Holiday Classic Coming to the Apollo Theater

National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teamsof all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 28th year of theDavid A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famousApollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 8th,2019 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. We are the Super Bowl […]

Basketball Icon Lebron James Gets the Comic Book Treatment
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Basketball Icon Lebron James Gets the Comic Book Treatment

Is LeBron James the greatest basketball player of all time? The Akron, Ohio native grew up in an impoverished home. His mother, sensing LeBron would thrive in a stable family environment, allowed him to live with a local youth basketball coach when he was just nine years old. Now the holder of three NBA championships, […]

New Kids Electric Skateboard
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New Kids Electric Skateboard

–SWAGTRON®, the leader in affordable light electric vehicles, today introduces the all-new Swagskate NG3, a compact electric skateboard built just for kids. The mini e-board features “kick to cruise” technology aka Endless Mode, allowing young riders to experience the thrill of riding a board boosted by an electric motor without the need for a remote. Once the rider […]

Serena Williams Can't Stop Calling Meghan Markle "Amazing" at NYFW
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Serena Williams Can’t Stop Calling Meghan Markle “Amazing” at NYFW

Serena Williams‘ Fall 2019 clothing collection is serving up a master class in strength and sophistication.  The tennis legend, who took E! News backstage exclusively at her New York Fashion Week showing of S by Serena’s latest line, said the items she and her team designed are meant to make women not only look good, but feel good.  […]

NBA Champion Stephen Curry& Brother, Seth Curry, Spotted at Drai’s Nightclub in Vegas
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NBA Champion Stephen Curry& Brother, Seth Curry, Spotted at Drai’s Nightclub in Vegas

Six-time NBA All-Star Stephen Curry, and younger brother Seth Curry of the Dallas Mavericks, were spotted at Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell Hotel Las Vegas Saturday night, 9/7/19. Throughout the night, the brothers were seen chatting with popular rapper and songwriter, TIP, who performed at the club.

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Brooklyn, NY
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Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Brooklyn, NY

Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. In conjunction with the Roberto Clemente Foundation, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and […]

NFL’s 1st African American Female Coach will be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming Event
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NFL’s 1st African American Female Coach will be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming Event

At a time when women’s voices are rising around the world, The Fierce Fabulous Unstoppable Executive Leadership Conference will be commemorated locally at the Brooklyn Hilton on Sunday, June 2nd 9am-5pm through a rich diversity of initiatives, celebrating women’s accomplishments, and potential, while reflecting on this year’s theme “Reclaiming our Time” Technological advances, mobility of […]