Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: What It Means To Be Black During A Trump Administration

Nicholas M. Butler, the Nobel Prize-winning American philosopher, once said that optimism is the foundation of courage. Today, African Americans will have to dig pretty deep to find that foundation because there’s not much optimism in sight. Yes, we’re all supposed to come together after an election, let bygones be bygones, and march forward unified […]

Jose Fernandez Had Cocaine In System During Fatal Boat Crash

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had been using drugs and alcohol at the time of a fatal boat crash that left him and two others dead, an autopsy report reveals. Fernandez, 24, had cocaine and a blood alcohol level of .147 in his system during the September crash, the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s office said Saturday, according […]

Bill Murray Belts Out ‘Take Me Out To The Ballgame’ As Daffy Duck During World Series

It’s no secret that actor Bill Murray ― the man, the myth, the legend ― is a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan. So it was only fitting that Murray was granted the honor of performing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch of Game 3 of the World Series Friday night. The game […]

Tiger Woods Makes Sly Dig At Donald Trump During Presidential Golf Chat

Tiger Woods gave Stephen Colbert the lowdown on presidential golfing styles on Thursday. The golf star revealed how former Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama all played their game. But he declined to answer when the “Late Show” host asked about GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s approach out on the course. “You said […]

Seahawks To Stand, Lock Arms During National Anthem

The Seattle Seahawks will present a united front during the playing of the national anthem prior to Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins. Wide receiver Doug Baldwin unveiled the team’s plans via a video posting on his Twitter page, saying the Seahawks “have chosen to stand and interlock arms in unity.” Martin Luther King […]

Megan Rapinoe Kneels During National Anthem To Support Colin Kaepernick

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe took a knee during the national anthem before her match on Sunday as an act of solidarity with NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In a postgame interview, Rapinoe, who came out as gay in 2012, told American Soccer Now that the decision was “very intentional” and she considered it a “little nod […]

Olympic Runners Who Collided During Race Get Sportsmanship Award

These Olympic runners got something rarer than gold. After colliding during a race last week and helping each other cross the finish line, American Abbey D’Agostino and Nikki Hamblin, of New Zealand, received a prize for their sportsmanship. The International Fair Play Committee granted the athletes the Fair Play Award over the weekend. The women […]