In the traditions of Dominique Dawes and Gabby Douglas, another black girl is ruling women’s gymnastics. Simone Biles could be the best gymnasts of all time, according to both her peers and her stack of medals from the US National Championships this weekend—her fourth straight all-around win, a feat no one has achieved in 42 years.
It may have been a long time coming but ESPN has launched their African-American sports and culture blog, The Undefeated. It has been in the works for three years.
If you ever listened to Wade Davis’ story, you would be amazed, impressed, and inspired.
Alia Atkinson made history last weekend by becoming the first black woman to win a world swimming title.
Atkinson took home the trophy for the women’s 100 breasstroke at the world short-course championships in Doha, Qatar on Saturday.
She caught our attention this past summer when she competed in the Little League World Championships. Although Mo’ne Davis’ team did not take home the title, the baseball superstar has been racking up ever since.
First, it was gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Then famous director Spike Lee made a documentary based on her life. Now Davis has landed a book deal.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he is prepared to fight, even sue the NFL if it becomes necessary if the league continues to hold his career in limbo, according to sources.
The Jackie Robinson West All Stars have made Chicagoans proud once again by being invited to the White House for a visit with the President and the First Lady.
The team took home the U.S. Little League championship this past September.
Nike has dropped Adrian Peterson as a spokesman for the brand.
As if getting a documentary produced by the legendary Spike Lee and starring in a Chevrolet commercial that ran during the World Series isn’t enough, Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis now has yet another big achievement to add to her list.
The baseball star has a feature in Teen Vogue.
Sports commentator Charles Barkley hasn’t come across a sensitive topic that he will not touch, and now he has voiced his opinion on what he calls a “dirty, dark secret” in the African-American community.
During an interview with a radio station in Philadelphia, Barkley expounded on claims that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was disliked by some of his teammates, partly because he wasn’t considered to be “black enough.”