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    College Coaches and Players Discuss Social Issues

    The American Athletic Conference held its Media Day event on Monday. My Nu Generation Media colleague Kendall Stewart and I caught up with coaches and players to discuss how they plan on tackling social injustice and inequality. We also asked the coaches how they are allowing their student-athletes to feel comfortable expressing themselves about issues […] More

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    NBA Breakout to Watch

    Breakout stars are a norm every NBA season. From year-to-year, it’s fair to expect several players who’ve flown under the radar to make significant strides in their game. Last year, Clint Capela, Spencer Dinwiddie and Most Improved Player of the Year winner Victor Oladipo all surprised fans with career-altering breakout campaigns. Here are some of […] More

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    MLB Players to Watch

    Mookie Betts 2018 Stats: .346 AVG, 32 HR, 80 RBI, 30 SB The 2018 American League batting champion could add some more hardware at the end of the season if the baseball writers pick him out of a crowded field of AL MVP candidates. The 25-year-old superstar was the catalyst in an historic season for […] More

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    Before Jackie Robinson…

    Baseball’s stars of today are hoping to create their legacies during this year’s postseason. Many of the Black and Latino players competing are walking the trail blazed when icon Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947. But Robinson isn’t the only pioneer to pave the way for today’s stars.    Satchel Paige played for […] More

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    5 Things About Lloyd Pierce

    Pierce crafted his game by playing amongst some of the best players in the Bay Area As a kid, the San Jose native was a regular at Cherry Park, the city’s famed proving ground for up-and-coming players. Marc Spears of The Undefeated described 14-year-old Pierce as a “quiet and athletic” kid who often played against […] More

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    5 Things To Know About David Fizdale

    The NBA season is right around the corner and we’re debuting a new series of profiles on the global majority’s representation among league coaches. We begin our series with a closer look at the Knicks new head coach David Fizdale.   His Los Angeles upbringing helped shape his worldview Fizdale grew up in LA’s South […] More

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    TX School Official Resigns After Racist FB Post

    A white Texas school official, who made a racist social media post about Houston Texans quarterback DeShaun Watson, is out of a job. Onalaska Independent School District Superintendent Lynn Redden has resigned according to reports. In a letter to the school board, Redden says his post where he wrote, “you can’t trust a black quarterback” […] More

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    QB Watson Subject of Racist Facebook Post

    Houston Texans players and coaches are rallying around DeShaun Watson after a Texas school official made a racist post about the quarterback on social media. Onalaska ISD Superintendent Lynn Redden is being criticized after making a facebook post saying, “you can’t trust a black quarterback.” Redden made the post after the Texans lost to the […] More

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    Tennis Must End Uneven Treatment for Serena

    The women’s final of this year’s U.S. Open ended in arguably the most controversial fashion in the tournament’s 50-year history. An old and new champion stood at center court in tears as tournament executives and TV broadcasters awkwardly tried to conduct a trophy ceremony over a chorus of boos. A moment that’s usually a heartwarming […] More

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    5 Things to Know About Naomi Osaka

    Naomi Osaka, who made history on Saturday winning her first Grand Slam, 6-2, 6-4, over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, is the first Japanese player to win a major in the Open Era. The 20-year-old, defeated her childhood idol who has won 23 Grand Slam titles including six U.S. Open wins, […] More

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    Notable Protests in Sports History

    Colin Kaepernick may not be on an NFL team to start the regular season, but the free agent quarterback remains front and center in conversations surrounding the league. Players have continued to follow Kaepernick’s lead by kneeling and holding other demonstrations during the playing of the national anthem. NFL sponsor Nike also debuted its new […] More

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    Kaepernick Named Face Of New Nike Ad

    Colin Kaepernick is headlining Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is featured in a new promotion that reads “believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Kaepernick’s face makes up the entire background of the advertisement. The 30-year-old continues to remain unsigned by an NFL team. Kaepernick […] More

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