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LeBron James will return home to play for Cleveland Cavaliers

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:13 pm July 11, 2014 Basketball superstar LeBron James is going home. James announced that he will be leaving the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James, who is from Akron, Ohio, will be returning to the team who drafted him.

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Not even FIFA is immune: fans show up in Blackface at Ghana game

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:24 pm June 23, 2014 FIFA, the organization in charge of running the World Cup which is currently taking place in Brazil, is considering investigating German fans who chose to wear blackface when their team played Ghana. Pictures of two men in blackface, who appeared to be cheering for Germany, have been circulating the […]

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WNBA launches campaign geared toward LGBT fans

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:49 pm May 27, 2014 The WNBA is launching a campaign geared towards the LGBT community. The moves makes the league the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered fans to its games. 

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Mayweather set to make $70 million from fight

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:56 am May 7, 2014   Floyd “money” Mayweather’s set to make $70 million from Saturday’s fight he won against Marcos Maidana. And the boxing champ wasted no time bragging about his come up on Instagram. 

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Fourth grader denied right to play on school basketball team

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:34 pm April 14, 2014 A top player for a school basketball team has been banned from playing an an upcoming game because she is a female. Jaelyn Bates, a fourth grader at Frey Basketball Academy, says she was told she can no longer compete with her teammates. 

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One and Done

By Summer M. 12:05 pm March 24, 2014 Many of us have managed to emerge from the cocoon of four days of March Madness, only to arrive at work or school or wherever our Monday duties lead us with busted brackets and memories of incredibly close games and buzzer beaters. Many of the Goliath basketball […]

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Sports reporter Pam Oliver brushes off criticism about hair

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:58 am February 4, 2014 Many football lovers took time away from the game to make fun of FOX Sports reporter Pam Oliver’s hair. Last month during the NFC Championship game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, fans used social media as a tool express their disapproval. Oliver has […]

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Today in Post-Race History: Beast Mode

By Summer M. 12:53 pm October 7, 2013 Last week, I wrote about Washington’s NFL team and the resistance by team management, and their most prominent football player, Robert Griffin III, to do the right thing and demand that the team change its name. In a sense, the call to change the name is not […]

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Today in Post-Race History: Team Spirit

By Summer M. 8:11 am September 30, 2013 We’re on the cusp of October and thus fully entrenched in fall and the NFL season. Although it cannot be called America’s pastime, that designation belongs to baseball, football is America’s game. It’s the country’s most popular sport, and in many ways is analogous to and signals […]

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Kerry Rhodes: Blacklisted for Being Gay?

This hasn’t been a very good year for free agent NFL safety Kerry Rhodes.Over the summer, his former assistant pretty much outed him, claiming that the two had more than a working relationship.

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