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A diversity report found the NBA posting nearly across-the-board gains in hiring of minorities and women

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A diversity report found the NBA posting nearly across-the-board gains in hiring of minorities and women after a small, one-year dip in its overall grade. Wednesday’s report...

Colin Kaepernick Mentioned For Cleveland Browns Amid Watson Suspension

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The Cleveland Browns should be getting serious about adding another QB to the roster, and there’s a polarizing name on the open market that merits a hard look: Colin...

Brittney Griner has been sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison

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WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison, on charges of smuggling drugs into the country.

Griner's lawyers said the...

called for the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday to retire Russell's jersey No. 6 across the league.

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Tributes have poured in since the death of Bill Russell, whose unparalleled success as an NBA champion was rivaled only by his impact off the court.

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement that Russell was “the greatest champion in all of team sports.”

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Bill Russell, stalwart of the Boston Celtics’ dynasty of the 1950s and 60s, the only NBA player to win 11 championships and the league’s first Black head coach, died on...

Biden administration has offered a deal to Russia aimed at bringing home WNBA star Brittney Griner

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WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration has offered a deal to Russia aimed at bringing home WNBA star Brittney Griner and another jailed American, Paul Whelan, Secretary of...

“Now, how can she feel like America has her back?” James asked.

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WNBA star Brittney Griner remains detained in Russia after nearly five months in custody. In the latest trailer for HBO’s The Shop: Uninterrupted, LeBron James spoke his...

 P.H.A.S.E 1 Academy was founded by former basketball player Wayne Dawkins in Canada in 1993

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Former Tennessee Wildcats player, Nicholai Brown, was on Saturday selected as the number-one draft pick for the P.H.A.S.E 1 Academy Elite 1 Caribbean...

efforts to free WNBA superstar Brittney Griner from detainment in Russia.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A collective of nearly 1,200 intergenerational, intersectional Black women leaders across the United States are calling on the Biden...

Raise your voice to advocate for Griner’s freedom by calling the U.S. Department of State at 1-202-647-4000 and the White House

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The Black lesbian feminist poet Audre Lorde once said that she wrote "for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so...

pushing the U.S. government to bring Brittney Griner back home

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New York, NY (Wednesday, June 29, 2022) – Cherelle Griner, the wife of Brittney Griner, appeared on Keepin’ It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the basketball...

Spurs today announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Self Financial (Self),

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SAN ANTONIO (June 21, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced a multi-year jersey patch partnership with Self Financial (Self), a credit building...

It’s been nearly 120 days since Brittney Griner has been detained inside of a Russian prison without speaking to her family

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It’s been nearly 120 days since Brittney Griner has been detained inside of a Russian prison without speaking to her family or friends.

Enough is enough.

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Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri expressed his feelings earlier this month in an open letter

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The vice-president of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) says the head of the 2019 NBA champions (Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri above) was "misinformed"...

Hoping for the $2,000 a month pension he said he was owed by the NBA for his five years playing in the ABA

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INDIANAPOLIS — When Sam Smith died, at 79, in his modest home on the east side of Indianapolis, he died a man who not long before had swallowed...

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