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After six seasons, Juan Dixon is out as Coppin State University's head basketball coach amid an unresolved sexual assault lawsuit against the historically Black college in Baltimore.


Meet this select group of Black sports journalists who have used their voices to effect change in meaningful ways.

The Glendale Police Department in Colorado has the task of investigating gun allegations against the NBA star. It also has a very shady past filled with controversy, corruption and brutality. 

The new reports that Ja Morant has been accused of violence and menacing threats have renewed attention to previous comments made by Shannon Sharpe about the NBA star's behavior off the court.

Can you imagine if a white football coach said he doesn't recruit players who have a "single mama," like Deion Sanders recently said? The loaded comments were dripping with self-hating racist overtones.

The NBA seems to have a thing for drug testing its athletes after they have big performances on the court. 

University of Alabama basketball star Brandon Miller allegedly delivered a gun used in a murder and has kept playing uninterrupted, sparking a debate over whether he should be allowed to keep playing.


Did Mac McClung really "save" the NBA dunk contest? Dunk scores are not always awarded as fairly and consistently as you might hope or expect. Here's why scoring methods could still be improved.

Howard University made HBCUs proud yet again when its swim and dive team made Black history on a recent 'Sports Illustrated' Daily Cover.

The announcement that Karl Malone would judge the NBA dunk contest draws attention to the hoops legend's "pedophile" past. Fans sounded off on social media.

Barely one month after Damar Hamlin had a mid-game, on-field cardiac arrest, an NFL doctor gave a "guarantee" he'll play pro football again.