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New England Patriots Emerge Victorious in Superbowl XLIX
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New England Patriots Emerge Victorious in Superbowl XLIX

The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28–24 in last night’s SuperBowl held at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It was the second Super Bowl played in this stadium (XLII), and the third one held in the Phoenix metropolitan area (XXX at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe). For the second consecutive season, but only the […]

Stuart Scott Loses Battle With Cancer at 49
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Stuart Scott Loses Battle With Cancer at 49

Stuart Scott, the popular ESPN anchor and reporter who was well known for his notable catchphrases, died Sunday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 49. In 2007, Scott had an appendectomy and learned that his appendix was cancerous. After going into remission, he was again diagnosed with cancer in 2011 and 2013. […]

Here we go (maybe not again)...the New & Improved N.Y. Knicks??
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Here we go (maybe not again)…the New & Improved N.Y. Knicks??

The New York Knicks are about to start their season. For better or for worse this Knick team will be playing with a new coach, a newly resigned star and new upper management. The change that has swept this organization is the first such movement to occur with the Knicks in many years; and it’s […]

‘DRIVEN Global’, the First African-American Owned Golf & Beverage Company Launches Fall 2014
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‘DRIVEN Global’, the First African-American Owned Golf & Beverage Company Launches Fall 2014

The golf and beverage businesses will never be the same. The men behind DRIVEN Global, Mark Thierry and Greshaun Fulgham are single handedly shifting the landscape and trajectory of the world of golf and fine beverages. Under the DRIVEN Global umbrella lies the first ever African-American-owned golf brand, DRIVEN Golf and wine brand, DESTINY Moscato […]

Serena Williams Wins Her 3rd Consecutive US Open
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Serena Williams Wins Her 3rd Consecutive US Open

Serena Williams is on fire!  The top-ranked Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki, 6-3, 6-3, to capture her third United States Open final in a row and sixth over all.  She has officially tied on the career list for Grand Slam singles titles.   The tennis phenom is on her way to being known as one of […]

ASPiRE Expands its HBCU Football Coverage this Season
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ASPiRE Expands its HBCU Football Coverage this Season

ASPiRE (@tvASPiRE) is expanding its Historically Black College & University (HBCU) college sports coverage this fall thanks to a new deal with Urban Sports & Entertainment Group (USEG, urbansportsgroup.net) to broadcast a total of 11 live and encore HBCU football games, airing Saturday, September 6th through Saturday, November 15th, announced ASPiRE and Urban Sports & […]

Exclusive Photos from the 2014 U.S. Open
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Exclusive Photos from the 2014 U.S. Open

As you know, the US Open time and Queens is buzzing with activity. Here are some great shots from the past week.  Enjoy!

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Inductees Announced
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Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Class of 2015 Inductees Announced

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 17th group of inductees, the Class of 2015, on ESPN during the WNBA All-Star game at US Airways Center in Phoenix. The six members of the Class of 2015 are: Janeth Arcain (player), Kurt Budke (coach, posthumously), Gail Goestenkors (coach), Janet Harris (player), Lisa Leslie (player), and […]

LeBron's Homecoming
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LeBron’s Homecoming

Since the Miami Heat’s 2014 finals loss to the San Antonio Spurs, speculations about where LeBron James would end up at the start of the next NBA season were at an all time high. Now the rumors have been put to rest as LeBron James has decided to return to the team that drafted him […]

All Gold Everything!
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All Gold Everything!

  GOOOOOOOLLLDDDDDDD! Super model Naomi Campbell poses in a stunning all-gold ensemble in her latest photo shoot in collaboration with Beats by Dre to celebrate Germany’s recent World Cup victory. Germany has just won their fourth world cup title but, this time they are bringing home more than just a trophy.  The World Cup champs […]

New York’s Knicks  Are On the Verge of a Youth Movement
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New York’s Knicks Are On the Verge of a Youth Movement

In a shocking and historic change of events, the New York Knicks may be on the verge of something they haven’t accomplished in my lifetime; a youth movement. The Knicks under Phil Jackson’s stewardship have traded veterans for youth in the past week and acquired two draft picks in the process.   The biggest catch […]

The Summer of Stars
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The Summer of Stars

This summer is shaping up to be very interesting to say the least, as two of the NBA’s best players have chosen to opt out of their current contacts to test the free agency market. Lebron James and Carmelo Anthony are both free agents at the same time for the first time of their careers. […]

Oh Lamar!
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Oh Lamar!

At age 34, Lamar Odom has ran the gamut – from shooting hoops from coast to coast, “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, as well as withstanding the heat of his drug use. Lamar Odom  has been constantly under the spotlight not only for his continuing career on the courts but off the courts as well. […]

The Spurs Burn the Heat with a Sizzling Performance
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The Spurs Burn the Heat with a Sizzling Performance

Congratulations are in order for the 2014 San Antonio Spurs as they win the NBA Finals in a surprising 5 games. Most NBA analyst had the series going to a full 7 games but in a surprising and almost poetic twist they got the job done in a dominating fashion. Stephen A. Smith, ESPN analyst […]

Is ESPN Ruining Youth Sports?
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Is ESPN Ruining Youth Sports?

Many young athletes begin their sports careers attempting to mirror their favorite professional player. They do this by copying their favorite player’s playing style, accessories, and even their mannerisms and as a result, the level of their performance is heightened. A coaches dream right? Not exactly. The problem occurs when a young player becomes un-coachable […]