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New Report Gives NFL a Grade A for Racial Hiring and C Plus for Gender Hiring

This is the league's sixth consecutive year receiving an A for racial hiring practices

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports releases its hiring report and gives the…

By Courtney Connley

Serena Williams Loses to Roberta Vinci 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. Open semifinals

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

By Kandia Johnson

The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

By Brittany Dandy

Venus Williams Graduates From Indiana University

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month

The star tennis player earned her degree in business administration last month.

By Brittany Dandy

Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

Ready will move from sideline reporter to full-time analyst

FOX Sports Southeast names Stephanie Ready as the NBA’s first full-time female analyst for the…

By Courtney Connley

Stephanie Hightower Becomes First Black Woman To Hold Seat on IAAF Council

USA Track & Field president landed one of six seats designated for women

Stephanie Hightower, USA Track & Field (USATF) president, was recently elected to IAAF Council, the…

By Janell Hazelwood

On the Move: New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Appoint New CMO

Daniel Cherry III will oversee marketing, communications, and community initiatives

Daniel Cherry III, new CMO for New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, will helm all…

By Janell Hazelwood

Is Darrelle Revis the NFL’s Most Savvy Negotiator?

Having negotiated three deals, including a $39 million guarantee with the Jets, maybe so

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL negotiated a five-year, $70 million contract with the…

By Janell Hazelwood

Serena Williams Turns Up the Glamour on Cover of New York Magazine

The star athlete talks upcoming U.S Open and life after tennis

The star athlete Serena Williams stuns on cover of New York Magazine, talks upcoming U.S…

By Brittany Dandy

NFL’s Ryan Broyles: A Million-Dollar Man Living on $60,000 Budget

Detroit Lions wide receiver advocating for financial fitness for peers and youth

Ryan Broyles of the Detroit Lions seeks to change league pattern of baller bankruptcy with…

By Janell Hazelwood

Final Bout? Mayweather Confirms Next Opponent, Team Says It’s the Last

Critics say he's set for yet another "easy" win against Andre Berto Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to fight Andre Berto Sept. 12 in Las Vegas, and…

By Janell Hazelwood

Rockets Star James Harden a $200 Million Adidas Man?

Brand trying to snatch MVP runner-up from Nike

Adidas has offered Rockets’ James Harden a $200 million deal to leave competitor Nike.

By Janell Hazelwood

Mel Farr Automotive

Mel Farr, Former NFL Running Back and Business Titan, Dies at 70

Top BE 100s entrepreneur was an auto industry leader and minority dealer advocate

Mel Farr, former Detroit Lions running back and black business titan whose company dominated the…

By Janell Hazelwood

The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs Made Some Big Moves

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp.

By Michael Tolbert

SoulCycle Is Going Public

Boutique lifestyle and fitness brand 'SoulCycle' files to go public

The company’s growth has been tremendous – beginning with one studio in New York City,…

By Michael Tolbert

The Rise of Female Coaches in Men’s Sports

Becky Hammon and Jen Welter are making history in the NFL and NBA.

Similar to Hammon, Welter’s accomplishments on and off the field to this point definitely make…

By Michael Tolbert

NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension Following Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't waiver on Tom Brady ban

Mr. Brady instructed his assistant to destroy the cellphone that he had been using since…

By Michael Tolbert

NBA Announces Single Game PPV Option

NBA becomes first league to offer per game PPV

Teasing the new PPV structure earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said ‘…most people…

By Michael Tolbert

WNBA’s Oklahoma Shock Approved To Move To Dallas

The move has been approved but not without opposition

Team owners hope the move to the larger Dallas market will improve the franchises profitability,…

By Michael Tolbert

LeBron James adds a daughter to his family

LeBron James Inks New Deal With Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announces partnership with Lebron James' production company, SpringHill Entertainment

Adding to his legacy and joining the ranks of other iconic NBA players turned business…

By Michael Tolbert

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