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LeBron James is going home. According to Forbes, King James’ move will increase the Cleveland Cavaliers worth by $100 million and decrease the Miami Heat’s worth by $100 million. It must feel good to be King. Visit Forbes.com for financial analysis of LeBron James’ decision to return home.

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” recently attended the Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational golf tournament. Listen below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One. 

Podcast: Download Tuesday on “NewsOne Now,” Corey Dade, Monica Hairston Cost and Tim Wise joined host Roland Martin to tackle Cuban’s controversial comments on race and to ask the question, “Do you believe that we are ready to have an honest discussion about race?” Did you know that four out of five black households have […]

  UPDATE 4/26/14, 6:47 P.M. ET: In a statement released to TMZ Sports, L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, with the full support of the Clippers organization, denies knowledge of the recording of him allegedly going on a racist rant against Black people and says that he is not racist: From The Clippers Organization “We have heard […]

What’s in a name? Centuries of racism, some say. Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with sports writer Roy S. Johnson about the controversy over Washington Washington Football Team's team name, in the wake of news that two Washington, DC radio stations refused to run a radio ad by the Oneida Indian Nation criticizing […]

Grambling State University is in the spotlight over financial turmoil that has caused the football team to boycott practice, and sparked protests across campus. Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin replayed an interview he had this morning with Grambling State University president, Dr. Frank Pogue about the conflict, and what it will take to resolve things. […]

The politics of money and privilege collide as the Washington Washington Football Team owner defends the use of the name as “heritage.” Cultural insensitivity is nothing new. My goddaughter who grew up attending predominantly white schools recently shared a Buzzfeed post that parodied being the only black person in class. Some of the things on […]

Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin spoke with Shreveport Times reporter, Matt Vines and The Gramblinite’s David Lankster about the financial fall out at Grambling State University. Due to financial cuts, the athletics department is in turmoil, and the Grambling football team continues to boycott practice due to inadequate funding. Lankster says it’s unclear whether […]

On “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, NY Post writer Phil Mushnick earned the “Stuck On Stupid” award of the week. Martin spoke with Mediaite columnist Andrew Kirell about Mushnick’s column on Adrian Peterson, the NFL star who lost his two year old son to an alleged beating last week. Martin laces into Mushnick’s offensive op-ed, titled “Being a Great Player Doesn’t […]

There is never a dull moment in the life of Floyd Mayweather Jr.–even when he is requesting a cup of coffee. In a video posted by Fight Hub TV, Mayweather was sitting with a group of reporters as he was sipping on a cup of coffee, which he did not seem to like. “Did you […]

The family of former Met pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was evicted from its New Jersey home, according to The New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: California Burglars Return Stolen Items And Leave Written Apology A restraining order filed by Gooden’s wife in March forced him out of the home earlier this year. His wife and […]

When Jonathan “Tig” Willard (pictured) was driving from South Carolina to Tennessee on Tuesday to fight for a roster spot with Tennessee Titans, he noticed an SUV that had flames shooting from its rear. Inside the vehicle was a woman, her three young children and their dog.  Instead of picking up his cell phone and dialing […]