Viral outrage over disparities in men and women’s workout facilities in the 2021 March Madness tournament highlights continued issues in equitable treatment for women athletes.
Former basketball coach Travis L. Williams claims his idea for an HBCU All-Star game was stolen by a company affiliated with the NCAA as well as CBS Sports. Now he wants an equitable resolution, his lawyers say.
House Republicans are preparing to call Hillary Clinton out on how she handled the terrorist attacks in Benghazi during her time as secretary of state. They are expected to release a report on Tuesday in hopes of stirring the pot before the presidential election in November. They claim Clinton was well aware of the chaos […]
BRISTOL, Conn.— President Barack Obama likes North Carolina’s chances of winning the NCAA title. Obama picked the Tar Heels to win it all in his 2012 NCAA bracket, which was revealed Wednesday on ESPN. He correctly picked North Carolina to win the 2009 NCAA championship. Obama has North Carolina — a swing state in this […]
BEIJING – A bench-clearing brawl at an exhibition game between American and Chinese basketball teams Thursday marred the orchestrated harmony of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to China. The fight between the Georgetown University men’s basketball team and the Bayi Rockets on Thursday night in Beijing forced the game to end early. Biden did […]
I was proud to watch Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel last week, as Gumbel decided to dig into the issue of college athlete compensation. Securing the labor rights of college athletes has been a passion of mine for quite some time, and I was excited that 2011 provided a tremendous amount of momentum around the […]
New York– Bronx-born UConn basketball star Kemba Walker received a congratulatory call from Mayor Michael Bloomberg after winning the National championship, gaining support and advice from the mayor.
HOUSTON — The game was better suited for a dusty old gym than a state-of-the-art stadium – the offense and shooting more the stuff of a long-ago era than 2011.
Despite the fact that most basketball players are black, HBCUs have had a tough time competing with big schools who can offer scholarships. Still there are several basketball players from HBCUs who have had a major impact on basketball. 10. Pee Wee Kirkland Norfolk State University Despite the fact that Kirkland never played an NBA […]
TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is backing a call from the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics to toughen the academic requirements and revenue distribution system for NCAA postseason basketball. A Knight Commission analysis released Thursday found that, over the past five years, nearly $179 million was earned for athletic conferences by […]
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