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…

Taraji P. Henson stars in a forthcoming film about a woman who broke gender and racial barriers in golf, called “From The Rough.” But Taraji says…

A nontraditional sport has unexpectedly worked its way into a number of inner-city neighborhoods nationwide. Over the past decade, a string of urban squash programs have been popping up across the country, in hopes of helping underprivileged students develop better exercise skills and providing academic assistance. “They were like, [it’s] squash,” Sakora Miller told AP, reminiscing on […]

  Mother nature was in a bad mood, but that did not spoil the day one bit for many young athletes. Wednesday is National Letter of Intent Day, and there were plenty of kids and families enjoying a big moment. Ten years ago, Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. was signing his national letter of […]

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…

The return of O.J. Simpson to a Las Vegas courtroom Monday will remind Americans of a tragedy that became a national obsession and in the process changed the country’s attitude toward the justice system, the media and celebrity. His 1995 trial is the stuff of legends, the precipitous fall of a Hall of Fame football player who, […]

  Brittney Griner left an indelible mark on women’s college basketball. Now she’s ready to take on the pros. The Phoenix Mercury took Baylor’s star center with the top pick in the WNBA draft Monday night. Despite knowing she was going first, the two-time AP Player of the Year admitted she was extremely nervous. “It’s […]

UPDATE 4/2 1:00PM EST Kevin Ware has left Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis pictured below on his crutches UPDATE 4/1 4:15 PM EST Up on his crutches and surrounded by family and friends, Kevin Ware had a message to all his supporters; he’ll be fine, but no, he’s NEVER watching the replay of his fall. During a conversation […]

Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 79. Last week, it was revealed that Buss was hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with an undisclosed […]

The aunt and uncle of San Francisco 49ers tight endDelanie Walker were killed in a car accident Monday shortly after 5:30 a.m. CT, hours after the 49ers lost to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Louisiana State Police confirmed Wednesday. Walker’s agent, Vincent Taylor said Alice, 42, andBryan Young, 54, were staying in a hotel in Baton […]

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It’s time for Super Bowl XLVII, and fans know what that means — advertisers squaring off for television’s biggest audience with their boldest, funniest and most memorable commercials. Such is the anticipation that many advertisers post teaser ads for their commercials online, to build buzz before Sunday’s broadcast, which begins at 7 p.m. ET on […]