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50 Years Later: Reaching Title IX’s Full Potential

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Nearly 50 years ago, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 was passed to prohibit sex discrimination (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity) in any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Commonly referred to as Title IX, the battle for equality in sports, education, employment, and beyond still exists. In celebration […]

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2022 NBA Playoffs Are Here: What to Know & When to Watch

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The 2022 NBA Play-In Tournament just wrapped up, although playoff-caliber basketball has been played over the past several weeks.  Before we get to playoff schedules and matchups this NBA postseason, the Play-In Tournament is an important place to start. Making its return this year for the second time, the Play-In was used to determine the […]

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Introducing the Eat. Learn. Play. Little Town Libraries Brought to You By Stephen and Ayesha Curry

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Credit: Noah Graham for Eat. Learn. Play. Eat. Learn. Play,. an organization committed to fighting childhood hunger, ensuring access to education, and enabling active lifestyles, has launched its latest initiative, Little Town Libraries, to improve literacy rates in Oakland, California. Founders Stephen Curry, a three-time NBA champion and two-time MVP, and his wife Ayesha Curry, […]

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2022 NBA All-Star Weekend is Here: What You Need to Know

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Source: NBA The star-studded NBA All-Star Weekend hosted in Cleveland, Ohio promises to be lots of fun with festivities planned all weekend long as a special tribute honoring the NBA 75th Anniversary season and will be non-stop entertainment! “The Land” has hosted All-Star Weekend for the 35th and 50th NBA anniversary seasons as well. Last […]

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Legendary Sportscaster James Brown Discusses Tom Brady’s Retirement, Black Coaches in the NFL, the Washington Commanders, and Super Bowl LVI

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On this special edition of “Listen In With KNN,” sports talk radio show/podcast presented by FOX Sports Radio 1340 AM/96.9 FM, host and executive producer Kelsey Nicole Nelson welcomed special guest James “JB” Brown to the show. Brown is a CBS News special correspondent, and longtime CBS Studio Host, who is known for coming into […]

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Shedeur Sanders Becomes the First HBCU Student-Athlete to Sign a NIL Partnership With Gatorade

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Shedeur Sanders is the first student-athlete from a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to sign a name, image, and likeness (NIL) deal with Gatorade. Sanders is the starting quarterback for Jackson State University. This year, he also became a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Champion, Eddie Robinson Award winner, and Jerry Rice FCS Award winner. […]

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Brandon Copeland, Anquan Boldin, Jason Taylor Honored At NFLPA ICON Awards (Video)

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The NFLPA and Icon Talks kicked off Super Bowl LIV with their annual ICON Awards. Held at the SLS South Beach, the Awards recognized trailblazers in both the entertainment and sports worlds. Honorees included the following: Omari Hardwick— Actor, Poet and Artist (The Omari Hardwick Bluapple Poetry Network) Dallas Austin– Musician, Songwriter, Record Producer and […]

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Teens use apps to keep secrets?

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