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This was the biggest game of women’s rugby ever played and, somehow, it exceeded even that lofty billing. New Zealand are the Rugby World Cup champions but only after a quite stunning contest that demonstrated why the tournament has captured the imaginations of so many. England will feel bereft but they played a full part […]

We don’t deserve Serena Williams. Nothing about this world makes it likely that a little black girl from Compton – now “evolving” away from professional competition after her

I don’t want to write this column, and you don’t want to read it. Sports fans are tired of the whole subject matter: the people in sports who give the games we love a terrible name. I’m talking about the entitled bullies. The misogynists and miscreants. The racists and those who walk the line between […]

Viola Davis didn’t approach The Woman King like just another film. The Oscar winner took on the role of Nanisca, a general of the true-to-life all-women Agojie warriors, while also producing the film alongside her husband. But as it followed a little-known story in an African kingdom — fronted by a cast of nearly all-Black […]

“They might not be dead,” he said. “But their dreams of striking it rich in crypto definitely are.” The screens at his back showed the football player Odell Beckham Jr., who announced in November 2021 that he would take his salary in Bitcoin, shortly before its value began to plummet. Then came the boxer

She called the Black child of Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin “changuito,” or “a monkey,” who gets carried around like a purse. “Su negrito, like on the side.” Of Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. George Gascón, she simply said, “F— that guy. He’s with the Blacks.” L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez says she […]

In a groundbreaking moment for pro sports, ByBlack and the US Black Chambers have officially acknowledged the basketball league as a Black-owned and operated company. On Friday, the BIG3 basketball league announced that it has been certified as a Black-owned and operated business by ByBlack and US Black Chambers, Inc. The innovative 3-on-3 competition is now the […]

Lydia Thompson sent off in the 18th minute for England after a high tackle on Portia Woodman; Amy Cokayne scored a hat-trick among five tries for the Red Roses; New Zealand are now six-time world champions, while defeat ends England’s 30-match winning streak By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 12/11/22 5:19pm New Zealand celebrate a dramatic […]

LeBron James has questions about the disparity of media scrutiny he believes is being applied to a 1957 photo of Jerry Jones and the recent controversy surrounding Kyrie Irving.

Portuguese sandwiches and beans were the specialties of the day at 510 Bistro in Merced during the Portugal vs. Uruguay soccer match. Frank Silva, Joe Martine, and Mark Furtado enjoy watching the Portugal vs. Uruguay soccer match at the bar of 510 Bistro in Merced. The restaurant is treating World Cup fans with international specialty […]

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