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Toronto Raptors GM Fined $35K for Saying “f*ck” in Public

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By Victor Ochieng The rivalries between NBA teams are what make the game interesting. But at times, a player’s antics may end up costing them thousands of dollars. It’s become quite clear that the rule doesn’t apply to players alone, but to the entire NBA fraternity, including general managers. A good example is Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri, who ...

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Floyd Mayweather flaunts his wealth, is it to hide his insecurities?

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By Simi Afroza Mira Floyd Mayweather, according to Forbes magazine, was the highest paid athlete last year, topping the list at over $100 million dollars. He beat out the likes of Kobe Bryant, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, and Cristiano Ronaldo. He enjoys flaunting what his money can buy and uses social media to help him brag. Mayweather’s most recent social ...

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BOSS Sports | Jameis Winston’s Lawyer says He is ‘Not Ready’ for the NFL

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By Brandon Simmons NFL draft prospect Jameis Winston has had as much attention on the field as much as off the field. But it is his own attorney that says he is ill-equipped for only one of those arenas. Winston’s attorney, David Cornwell told Villanova’s Moorad Sports Law Journal that the highly sought after quarterback might have all the skills ...

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NBA player and his wife stabbed outside a nightclub

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By admin | April 8, 2015 Tragedy has fallen upon NBA player Chris Copeland and his wife Katrine Saltara. Copeland was stabbed in the stomach, along with two women who were cut outside a club in Chelea, NY. The New York Daily News is reporting that the man was arrested outside the popular 1 Oak Club at 5:38 am, along with two NBA players ...

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BOSS Sports | Shaq Found Not Guilty of Mocking Disabled Man…Technically

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By Victor Ochieng After being sued for mocking a man with a genetic disorder, former basketball player Shaquille O’Neal has been let off the hook by a Michigan judge on a technicality. The judge ruled that Michigan courts cannot handle the case because O’Neal neither has business dealings in the state, nor is he a resident. O’Neal had been sued by ...

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These Top-Paid Athletes Make More Money From Endorsements Than Their Actual Job

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Reported by Victor Ochieng While there are players who earn exclusively from their performance contract, there are other athletes who, besides their athletic prowess, have great personalities that corporations can take advantage of to sell a product. This can sometimes earn the athlete more money than their respective sports activities. Below is a list of the top 6 Black athletes ...

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BOSS Sports | White Sports Commentator Accuses NCAA of ‘Organized Theft of Black Wealth’

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Reported by Victor Ochieng The issue of paying NCAA student athletes keeps popping up, with different personalities giving different opinions. Adding to the long list of those with opinions about the matter is Dave Zirin (pictured), a sports editor for The Nation, a weekly magazine. Zirin has joined in on the debate, specifically talking about March Madness. The well-known political sportswriter ...

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Olympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old

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CELEBRITIESOlympic Gold Medalist’s Childhood Was So Traumatic That She Didn’t Talk Until She Was 5-Years-Old By staff | March 30, 2015 Claressa Shields is a demonstration of the American dream. In spite of the challenges she went through during her childhood, she managed to stay focused in life, rising to win a boxing gold medal in the Olympics. The 20-year-old overcame seχual abuse, ...

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BOSS Sports | Despite Popularity, Michael Sam Still Fails to Impress During NFL Combine

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Reported by Victor Ochieng There is no doubt that Michael Sam is a celebrity. But it seems like his efforts to get back on the NFL’s roster isn’t yielding fruits after he failed to impress during the first NFL Veteran Combine held on Sunday at the Arizona Cardinals’ training facility. The event presented an opportunity for players to showcase their ...

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Watch Serena Williams Smack It to Beyoncé’s 7/11

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The woman named America’s greatest athlete by The New Yorker recently took time out to have some fun with one of Beyoncé’s many hits. A YouTube video shows Serena practicing and dancing to Beyoncé’s 7/11. “Our April cover star Serena Williams pulled a Beyoncé at the BallenIsles Country Club, practicing power shots and Bey-worthy dance moves to ‘7/11.’ Watch her ...

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