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UMass Basketball Player Comes Out, Is First Openly Gay Div. 1 Athlete
By April 9, 2014 Read More →

UMass Basketball Player Comes Out, Is First Openly Gay Div. 1 Athlete

Derrick Gordon, a sophomore shooting guard for UMass’ Division 1 basketball team, came out of the closet Wednesday, making him the first athlete in the top division of NCAA basketball to do so. Gordon, 22, told his team and family he was gay on April 2, and publicly announced his sexual orientation to ESPN and Outsports this morning.

Posted in: Basketball, Featured, LGBT
Golden Tigers’ season ends with loss to NCAA II top team
By March 29, 2014 Read More →

Golden Tigers’ season ends with loss to NCAA II top team

Golden Tigers’ season ends with loss to NCAA II top team EVANSVILLE, Ind. – In the second game of the afternoon session of the NCAA Division II Elite 8, the Tuskegee Golden Tigers (21-12) faced the nation’s No. 1 team in Division II, the Metropolitan State Roadrunners (32-1) from Denver, Colorado. With 7:57 remaining in […]

Posted in: Basketball, Featured
CrossFit: Hot Global Fitness Trend Strengthens Dominance
By March 23, 2014 Read More →

CrossFit: Hot Global Fitness Trend Strengthens Dominance

What started in a California garage in the 1970s is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing fitness concepts worldwide. It’s called CrossFit and is a method of whole-body functional fitness. It’s used by the U.S. Marines, professional sports teams, fire departments, and police forces. The number of affiliated gyms has doubled every two years, […]

Posted in: Fitness
Tuskegee makes historic march into NCAA II’s Elite Eight
By March 21, 2014 Read More →

Tuskegee makes historic march into NCAA II’s Elite Eight

It was a rousing homecoming for Tuskegee University’s men’s basketball team as hundreds of fans embraced their Golden Tigers as they stepped off their bus last Wednesday night. Hoisted over their heads, they proudly held the trophy received after garnering their first NCAA Division II South Region championship, beating the Delta State Statesmen one night earlier, 80-59, in Lakeland, Florida.

Posted in: Basketball
Coach Cedric Pearl Named Head Coach of the Central State University Marauders
By March 19, 2014 Read More →

Coach Cedric Pearl Named Head Coach of the Central State University Marauders

WILBERFORCE: Cedric Pearl has been named the new head coach of the CSU Marauder football team. Pearl has served as interim head football coach, the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs in Huntsville, Ala. Pearl, comes from the Southwestern Athletic Conference, but is not a stranger to the Southern […]

Posted in: Football
Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season
By March 12, 2014 Read More →

Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season

Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season By Nathan James The Brooklyn Nets, pleased with the performance of their new player, Jason Collins, will sign him up for the remainder of this year’s basketball season, league and team officials said. Collins, 35, an NBA veteran who made history last spring when he came out […]

Nets To Renew Collins Contract
By March 4, 2014 Read More →

Nets To Renew Collins Contract

By Nathan James The Brooklyn Nets, who made sports history when they signed center Jason Collins, pro sports’ first active, publicly out athlete, to a 10-day contract last week, like what they see in the veteran NBA player. According to the team and numerous other sources, the club is preparing to renew Collins 10-day contract […]

Posted in: Basketball, LGBT
Brooklyn Nets Sign Jason Collins
By February 23, 2014 Read More →

Brooklyn Nets Sign Jason Collins

Jason Collins, who made history last spring as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, has been signed by the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, making the 35-year-old center the only out athlete playing in any major-league sport.

Posted in: Basketball, LGBT
Brooklyn Nets Evaluating Jason Collins For Signing
By February 21, 2014 Read More →

Brooklyn Nets Evaluating Jason Collins For Signing

Jason Collins, who made history last spring as the first NBA player to come out of the closet, is being evaluated by the Brooklyn Nets for possible signing, which would make the 35-year-old center the only out athlete playing in any major-league sport.

Posted in: Basketball, Football
Beckham Launches Plan to Build Soccer Franchise in Miami
By February 10, 2014 Read More →

Beckham Launches Plan to Build Soccer Franchise in Miami

MIAMI — Former England soccer captain David Beckham announced on Wednesday that he has exercised his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami. “I have worked for some of the biggest clubs in the world, and some of the greatest players in the world, and this is a dream,” […]

Posted in: Soccer