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The International Olympic Committee announced that items bearing the “Black Lives Matter” slogan are prohibited at the upcoming Olympic Games. The IOC is holding fast to its infamous Rule 50, which bans protests and demonstrations at all Olympic venues including on the field of play, in the Olympic Village, during Olympic medal ceremonies and during […]

And then, there were two. On Sunday, Feb. 5, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will face one another in Super Bowl LI. The Patriots will be making their ninth Super Bowl appearance in franchise history, while the Falcons will be looking to hoist their first Vince Lombardi Trophy in their second Super Bowl appearance. […]

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 […]

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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Sharapova admitted to failing a drug test via her use of a formally legal substance and claims she did not know that the substance was forbidden.

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 […]

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The Golden State Warriors visited President Barack Obama, a famed basketball enthusiast, at the White House on Thursday, producing inspired social media commentary.

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – President Barack Obama is in Chicago Tuesday to discuss criminal justice issues at a conference of police chiefs but tonight all signs…