San Jose Sharks Hired Mike Grier As First Black GM In NHL History

July 6, 2022

The NHL’s San Jose Sharks have hired Mike Grier as general manager, making him the first Black GM in NHL history. IT’S OFFICIAL 🦈 Welcome back to San Jose, Mike! More → https://t.co/vevYF8eVvr pic.twitter.com/rbUFpQ64w1 — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) July 5, 2022

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NBA Icon & Hall of Famer Michael Jordan On Cover Of NBA 2K23

July 6, 2022

2K Sports announced that Michael Jordan will grace the cover of NBA 2K23, with additional cover athletes to be released later this week, per Bleacher Report. For now, Jordan will grace the cover of the NBA 2K23 Michael Jordan Edition and the NBA 2K23 Championship Edition. No other way to do it for 2️⃣3️⃣ Introducing […]

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NFL & Ice Cube Partnering To Aid Black-Owned Businesses

July 4, 2022

The NFL is partnering with entertainer Ice Cube’s pact to aid Black-owned businesses and combat the growing wealth gap in America. The league said it committed over $100 million to causes that assist Contract With Black America Institute initiative. It calls for the NFL to steer more business to Black companies in various sectors, including […]

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Pro Football Clinic

July 2, 2022

Come out for a Pro Football Skills Clinic hosted by one of Rochester’s very own, Jamir Jones (outside linebacker for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars). 2 evenings of specific football drills, Q&A time with Jamir Jones, inspiration for the youth and more! When:  Monday & Tuesday July 11th & 12th Where:Victor, New York. @Dick’s Sporting Goods. […]

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Gender Disparities Plague Sports Funding

June 25, 2022

Although women are incrementally becoming more involved in college sports, the investment gap between men’s sports and women’s sports remains unchanged. With a difference of a nearly 3-1 ratio, some are asking why that disparity exists. At the college level, some experts have pointed out that women do not occupy many leadership roles in sports. […]

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FINA Bans Transgender Women From Women’s Swimming Events

June 21, 2022

FINA, which is the organization that governs the world body for swimming, has voted to effectively ban transgender women from participating in women’s swimming competitions. With 71.5% approval at the FINA Extraordinary General Congress 2022 in Budapest, the vote has put a block on the ongoing fight for trans athletes. Under the FINA new policy, […]

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Golden State Warriors Win 2022 NBA Championship, Curry Finals MVP

June 17, 2022

Golden State Warriors won their fourth title in eight seasons and the team’s first since 2018, with 103-90 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the 2022 NBA Finals. Stephen Curry finished with 34 points and seven assists in game 6 and 1st Finals MVP award after he averaged 31.2 points, five assists, […]

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WNBA Star Will Remain In Custody For Another Couple Of Weeks In Russia

June 15, 2022

WNBA star Britney Griner who’s been in a Russian jail for the last 5 months will remain in custody for least 2 to 3 more weeks. Grinder was taken into custody back in February after airport officials said they found a vape cartridge with an illegal substance in it. Let’s keep Britney Griner in our […]

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Black Americans Gun Ownership Rose 58% Starting In 2020

June 15, 2022

According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a firearms trade association gun sales for Black Americans rose 58 percent in 2020. It was the highest bump in gun sales of any ethnic group that year. In the first quarter of 2021, another NSSF report revealed 90 percent of gun retailers reported a general increase of […]

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Gold Medalist Simone Biles And 90 Assault Victims Suiting The FBI For $1 Billion

June 8, 2022

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is one of 90 assault victims who are seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for failing to stop sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lawyers said, there’s no dispute that FBI agents in 2015 knew that Nassar was accused of molesting gymnasts. They failed to act, leaving him free to […]

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