www.cbssports.com by Adam Silverstein  @SilversteinAdam   Everything you need to know ahead of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight on Showtime PPV   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs_rJNab868   The hype for the superfight between former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor is ramping up by the day,...
www.nydailynews.com BY ARI GILBERG     Browns head coach Hue Jackson said last week he "would hope we don't have those issues," when asked for his thoughts on players protesting during the national anthem. Much to Jackson's dismay, he had to deal with "those issues"...
www.theplayerstribune.com RAY ALLEN SHOOTING GUARD / NBA The Players’ Tribune has partnered with Chase for a special edition of “Letter to My Younger Self,” a series where athletes reflect on their biggest lessons learned, from finance to relationships and careers.   Dear 13-year-old Ray, When...
www.blacksportsonline.com By Delante Cherry     Colin Kaepernick’s fraternity “Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.” is making their position clear, they fully back their frat brother. In a letter sent to Roger Goodell, Kappa Alpha Psi’s Grand Polemarch, Thomas L. Battles Jr. is asking for the commissioner to signal an “all clear” to the NFL in...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net Zeal Inc 2.0 is a community driven enterprise non-profit foundation, encouraging the practice of an abundance in living. The organization was founded by native Tulsan Monique Williams who stated: “Zeal Inc 2.0 was...
www.theplayerstribune.com By BLAKE GRIFFIN FORWARD / LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS https://youtu.be/Agpjk-BsM8Y   Two days before the 2011 NBA All-Star Game, I got the kind of call you never want to get. It was from a friend back home in Oklahoma. “Hey Blake,” she said. “Things aren’t going...
www.bleacherreport.com By MIKE CHIARI   Film director Spike Lee provided information Tuesday on a rally in support of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick at NFL headquarters in New York City on Aug. 23. Lee tweeted the following details regarding the event: View image on Twitter  Follow Spike Lee  ✔@SpikeLee 7:56 AM - Aug 8,...
www.theplayerstribune.com HAROLD VARNER III   PGA TOUR / MEMBER Let’s get something out of the way: I’m black. Damn, glad I got that off my chest. I mean, you would think I didn’t know it by the amount of times I’m asked about...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqpuKyX3WfY   Baseball has long been considered America's favorite pastime with its rich history of legendary characters and melodramatic moments. Characters and moments like Hank Aaron slugging his 715th home run, eclipsing the previous record set by Babe...
www.theplayerstribune.com By Lamar Odom https://youtu.be/e0bPr9TMdMI When I woke up in the hospital room in Nevada, I couldn’t move. I couldn’t talk. I was trapped inside my own body. My throat hurt like hell. I looked down and I had all these tubes...