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Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane
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Harlem Globetrotter Makes Epic Shot from an Airplane

Harlem Globetrotters’ star Bull Bullard travelled above the Wildwoods in a two-person Super Cub on his way to a nearby airport where the hoop awaited on the runway. In the video, Bull reminisced about his two prior trick shots in Wildwood, including one from the SkyCoaster at Morey’s Piers in 2016 and from a helicopter […]

STARZ New Series “Warriors of Liberty City" Executive Produced by Luther Campbell & Lebron James
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STARZ New Series “Warriors of Liberty City” Executive Produced by Luther Campbell & Lebron James

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announced that the new unscripted six-part series “Warriors of Liberty City” will premiere on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 8:00PM ET/PT. This perceptive documentary series is created by PGA award–winning director and producer Evan Rosenfeld (“Vice World of Sports,” ESPN’s “30 for 30” series “The U” and “Broke”), and it is executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment and Shed […]

Premier Boxing Champions Event from NYCB LIVE, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on August 4th
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Premier Boxing Champions Event from NYCB LIVE, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on August 4th

  Former 147-pound world champions Andre Berto (31-5, 24 KOs) and Devon Alexander (27-4-1, 14 KOs) will battle in a 12-round showdown that headlines a stacked night of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes live in prime time on Saturday, August 4 from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The […]

The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!
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The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!

First-time author Joa Macnalie has just released The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick, through Melanin Origins, LLC.  The book, which is written in a third-person narrative, will educate both parents and children on the life and legacy of this modern-day inspirational maverick.  The Hero In The Helmet is available at Barnes & Noble nationwide as well in a […]

Uncle Luke Nabs A Sports Emmy Nomination
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Uncle Luke Nabs A Sports Emmy Nomination

Luther “UNCLE LUKE” Campbell is pleased to announce that the documentary: RIVALS BOOM SQUAD based on his Liberty City Optimist youth football league on Viceland’s Vice World of Sports has been nominated for the “Outstanding Long Sports Documentary” for the 39th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. The Sports Emmy Awards show will take place on May […]

Harlem Native Becomes Shortest Player Ever in Harlem Globetrotters' History
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Harlem Native Becomes Shortest Player Ever in Harlem Globetrotters’ History

Standing at only 4-foot-5, Jahmani “Hot Shot” Swanson joins the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters as part of the team’s 2018 rookie class.  The Harlem native will take the court as the shortest Globetrotter ever when the team brings eight games to the New York City area from Dec. 26-31, as part of their new “Amazing Feats […]

International Sorority Honors USA Swimming For Partnership To Promote Swimming Among African Americans
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International Sorority Honors USA Swimming For Partnership To Promote Swimming Among African Americans

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, ten people drown on average each day, in swimming pools and African-American youths, ages 15 to 19, make up a disproportionate share of those deaths.  It is for this reason Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. partnered with USA Swimming to promote swimming lessons and safety […]

Global Mixed Gender Basketball Team Cash Money Millionaires Looking For Players
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Global Mixed Gender Basketball Team Cash Money Millionaires Looking For Players

James Scott, the CEO/founder of the Global Mixed Gender Basketball  League, has announced that Cash Money Records  co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams has acquired the League’s New Orleans Cash Money franchise. The Cash Money Millionaires is looking for the best male and female  basketball players in New Orleans, ages 18 and up. to  vie for one […]

Bryan "Birdman" Williams Now A Team Owner for Global Mixed Gender Basketball League
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Bryan “Birdman” Williams Now A Team Owner for Global Mixed Gender Basketball League

James Scott, the CEO/founder of the Global Mixed Gender Basketball (GMGB) League,  announces  that  Cash Money Records  co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams has acquired the League’s New Orleans Cash Money franchise. Birdman hits the ground running  with the team, The Cash Money Millionaires, and  is looking for the best male and female  basketball players in New […]

2 Chainz, Lebron James, Draymond Green Star In ESPN's "THE SHOP" [VIDEO]
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2 Chainz, Lebron James, Draymond Green Star In ESPN’s “THE SHOP” [VIDEO]

Steph Curry has Dream Come True with Harlem Globetrotters
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Steph Curry has Dream Come True with Harlem Globetrotters

Prior to the Golden States Warriors vs Miami Heat game at Oracle Arena held on Tuesday night January 10th, Steph Curry had a “dream come true” with the Harlem Globetrotters, who are in town preparing for seven games in the Bay Area. While taking a picture with Globetrotters stars Handles Franklin and Scooter Christensen, Curry admitted […]

ESPN Presents "The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena with Common"!
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ESPN Presents “The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena with Common”!

ESPN will present The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena with Common – an exclusive conversation between tennis champion and sports star Serena Williams and Oscar and Grammy Award-winning artist Common – on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 9 p.m. ET. The one-hour program taped October in Brooklyn, New York, and earlier this month in Compton, Calif., will feature […]

New-York Historical Society Celebrates Muhammad Ali with Two Special Exhibitions
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New-York Historical Society Celebrates Muhammad Ali with Two Special Exhibitions

The New-York Historical Society will celebrate the late, great boxing legend Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) and explore his relationship with artist LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012) and photographer George Kalinsky in two special exhibitions this winter. Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing will highlight 21 vivid watercolors and on-the-spot sketches by Neiman that captured “The […]

New York Jets Quarterback Geno Smith Continues 7 Sunday Heroes
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New York Jets Quarterback Geno Smith Continues 7 Sunday Heroes

On Sunday, September 11, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith commenced his 2nd annual 7 Sunday Heroes program to kick off the 2016-17 Jets’ season. The series of unique game day experiences organized by Smith brings inspirational individuals from Tuesday’s Children and other impactful organizations to Jets’ home games throughout the regular season. For each […]

Meet Team USA:  Women’s Gymnastics
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Meet Team USA: Women’s Gymnastics

Last month in San Jose, eight very talented young women were chosen to represent the United States in Rio de Janeiro for Women’s Gymnastics.  After the Olympic Trials, five women were selected as main members for the team, while three were selected as alternates in the event a primary team member becomes ill or injured.  […]