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Kobe Bryant, Confused About African American Culture?

Kobe Bryant caused quite a stir with statements he made a few weeks ago to The New Yorker regarding the infamous group photo of the Miami Heat players rocking  hoodies for Trayvon Martin. Kobe stated, ”I won’t react to something just because I’m supposed to, just because I’m African-American. That argument doesn’t make any sense to me. So we want to advance as a society and as a culture, but, say, if something happens to an African-American, we immediately come to his defense? Yet you want to talk about how far we’ve progressed as a society? Well, if we’ve...

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Venus…The Comeback Queen… Named WTA Player of The Month for February

In true Williams sister style, the 33 year old, gold medal winner and seven time Grand Slam champion dominated the court and won 15 matches at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships last month.  Among her opponents were top ranking players Ana Ivanovic, Caroline Woznaicki and Alizé Cornet. Venus whose performance has suffered due to illness over the last few years hushed all naysayers, proving to all she is definitely still a force to be reckoned with in the world of tennis and celebrated her biggest win since 2010.  She definitely earned the honor of being named the WTA Player of Month for February last...

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University of Miami Freshman Breaks 38 Year Old Track & Field Record

Keep your eyes on University of Miami’s record breaking freshman and dual athlete Artie Burns. He is definitely making a statement in the world of Track and Field. At the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, he ran a 7.68 in the 60m hurdles surpassing the 38 year record time of 7.70 set by Robert Gaines in 1976. Burns also holds some of the best times in the men’s 60m hurdles in the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) this year. As if that is not enough, he is also a cornerback on the University of Miami’s football team. Read more at...

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