Black Sports

What’s that vial that fell out of Kevin Durant’s pocket?

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By Victor Ochieng A suspicious-looking vial that looked to contain marijuana dropped out of Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant’s SUV as he was leaving a Los Angeles night club on Friday. The 26-year-old was talking to the media when the car arrived. The moment the door opened, a bottle fell out of the car to the ground. His entourage ...

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Former NFL star just got to prison and is already in trouble

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By Victor Ochieng Convicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has found himself in trouble in prison. A source revealed on Tuesday that the 25-year-old former New England Patriots player acted as a lookout in a fight involving  two inmates. One source that requested anonymity said that “it was two-on-one, he was part of the two.” Hernandez, who’s locked up at ...

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Olympic star says today’s athletes are too materialistic

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Reported by Victor Ochieng Bob Beamon (pictured) is a respected figure in the athletics world. He’s best known for his 1968 Mexico Olympics record that stayed untouched for more than 20 years and was only broken by Mike Powell in 1991. What many people may not know is that Beamon had his prime at a time when racism was rife ...

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NFL player’s wife says boss told her not to marry a black man

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Let’s face it – whoever thinks that racism has ended because there’s a Black President in the White House isn’t playing with a full deck. In addition to this, whoever dares to say that sexism and sexual harassment has ended in the workplace is obviously living on another planet. The truth of the matter is ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: How universities chew up black athletes and spit them out

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Valerie Still is arguably the greatest basketball player in the history of The University of Kentucky. This is no small feat, since Kentucky is the home of many of the best basketball players in the world. In this interesting conversation about the intersection of race, sports and gender, Still describes the difficulty she’s had getting the university to hire her ...

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Watch: Mike Tyson goes off on a fan for touching him too closely

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He used to be the baddest man on the planet, but not anymore.  But that doesn’t mean that Mike Tyson is to be messed with.  This fan learned this lesson the hard way after Mike put an elbow in his chest for putting his arm around Mike’s neck.  The awkward moment was swift, but the seemingly drunken fan may have ...

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Scorecard error leads some to believe Mayweather lost the big fight

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris An administrative error on the scorecard used in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight have ignited conspiracy theorists who suggest that Pac-Man should have won the “fight of the century”. The judges for the bout, Glenn Feldman, Burt Clements and Dave Moretti, named ‘white’, ‘blue’ and ‘pink’ on the scorecard, all awarded Mayweather the victory ...

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Mayweather has 100 cars and $250,000 in a duffle bag for strippers after the fight

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The fighting skill of Floyd Mayweather is without question among the greatest of all-time.  But what should we make of his personal choices?  Are his money management techniques his business only or should the black community be concerned that our wealthiest celebrities throw money in the air like it’s nothing? READ MORE 

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Tyson on Mayweather: “He’s a very small, scared man”

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It appears that Mike Tyson has an issue with Floyd Mayweather talking about Muhammad Ali.  During an interview, he laid down the law and pretty much told Floyd to respect his elders. “What do you think about Floyd talking about Ali?” the reporter asked. “He … he’s very delusional. If he was anywhere near that realm of greater than Ali ...

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