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via News5: LeBron James thinks the President is using athletics, and athletes, to split up the country. And he’s rejecting the premise like an opponent’s ill-advised layup. “What I’ve noticed over the past few months,” James shared with CNN’s Don Lemon during a sit-down interview on Monday. “(Is) he’s kinda used sports to kinda divide us, and […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Jemele Hill, the ESPN anchor who became a household name after she called President Donald Trump “a white supremacist” last year, was expected to leave her role on the network’s flagship show “SportsCenter,” according to multiple reports. After being thrust smack dab in the middle of the president’s war of words against Black women, Hill […]

In an open letter, Williams used her platform to send a resounding message on resiliency centering around her experience as a Black female athlete.

GETTY IMAGES Dan Gilbert understands your allegiance to all of Cleveland’s teams. As a result, Gilbert announced Monday via Twitter that Tuesday’s Cavs game against the Houston Rockets has been moved up to a 6 p.m. start time so that fans can also watch the Indians in the World Series at 8 p.m. Gilbert also […]

From Tommie and John’s Black Power salute to Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win an individual gymnastics title, here are some of the most memorable moments for African Americans in the Olympics.

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LOS ANGELES – LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were on stage to accept the award for ‘Best Moment’ for the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Championship win. at the ESPYs. James said the win was for his hometown. “This is all for the City of Cleveland and for everyone that’s ever grown up in Northeast Ohio.” […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Serena Williams continues to make history and she credits her latest feat to LeBron James and theCleveland Cavaliers. Williams won her 22nd major title at Wimbledon on Saturday. The victory ties Steffi Graf’s record for second-most Grand Slams of all time. https://twitter.com/AlyshaTsuji/status/751898082195828736 READ MORE: Cleveland19.com Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News Picture […]

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When Steph Curry slipped on a wet spot in Game 4 of the Warriors’ first round series against the Houston Rockets, everyone had a feeling it would be more serious than the ankle injury that had kept him out of Game 3. Now, the word has officially come down, and it’s not the end of the […]

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Less than a week after the Titans dealt the No. 1 overall pick to the Rams, theBrowns have followed suit and dealt the No. 2 overall pick to the Eagles in an effort to plug several holes for their perpetually crappy franchise. Here’s the deal in easy to read form: https://twitter.com/FOXSports/status/722844818859118592 READ MORE: Complex.com Article […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Stephen A. Smith of ESPN said on First Take, that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is not happy in Cleveland. “Dating back to last year, I’ve been told that Kyrie Irving ain’t too happy being in Cleveland,” Smith said on First Take.  “The situation is not ideal for him. I don’t know the particulars, […]

The moment she threw the final pitch at the Little League World Series in 2014, everything changed for then-13-year-old Mo’ne Davis. Not only was she one of just four American females to ever play in the event, but the star athlete had just pitched the first shut-out in Little League World Series history — and […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Cleveland Cavaliers have made guard Iman Shumpert available for trade. The trade deadline is Thursday, February 18. Shumpert signed a four year, $40 million deal with the team following the 2014-15 season. READ MORE: Cleveland19.com Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News Picture Courtesy […]