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GF Sports and Entertainment’s Erik Baker smiles during an announcement on Feb. 21, 2024 the National Lacrosse League’s New York Riptide will be moving north and becoming the Ottawa Black Bears. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press – image credit) Ottawa will have a professional lacrosse team again later this year. The National Lacrosse League (NLL) — which plays indoor box […]

Black Queens Management Committee chairperson Dr Gifty Oware Mensah says the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Sports Ministry have held a series of meetings to find a solution regarding the bonuses owed the Black Queens players. The Queens are owed bonuses from the 2024 AWCON qualifiers through to the 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers and that […]

Black Queens Photo Courtesy: GFA Chairperson of the Women’s FA Cup Committee Rosalind Amoh has expressed her displeasure over unpaid bonuses owed the Black Queens. Ghana’s National Women’s Football Team will be in action on Friday, February 23 at 17:00 GMT at the Accra Sports Stadium against Zambia in a 2024 Olympic Games qualifier. The […]

Popular Ghanaian broadcaster, Nana Aba Anamoah Popular Ghanaian broadcaster, Nana Aba Anamoah, has slammed the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Ministry of Youth Sports over their failure to settle bonuses owed players of the Black Queens. While reporting the issue to Vice President Mahammudu Bawumia via social media, Nana Aba labelled the GFA and […]

Always Something University hasn’t made news this week, but in Tucson, they have a new athletic director, and the basketball coach can now afford an upstairs addition… November 13th, 2023, Ray Anderson was given a one-way ticket on the Herm Train out of town(or he stepped down). Dave Heeke was given the weighted parachute in […]

Former Black Stars player, Anthony Baffoe along with some top journalists are leading a campaign on social media to get the Ghana Football Association and the Sports Ministry to settle the bonuses owed to players of the Black Queens. Some renowned journalists including, Saddick Adams, Juliet Bawuah, Fentuo Tahiru, and Veronica Commey have all added […]

Fanatics Lionel Messi became the most hyped soccer player in MLS since David Beckham when the Argentinian superstar joined Inter Miami and made his debut on July 21 for the 2023 MLS League Cup. It didn’t take Messi long to prove he was still one of the best players in the world, striking the winning […]

Australia has been set a 216-run target for victory in the first T20 against New Zealand in Wellington. Black Caps opener Devon Conway and rising star Rachin Ravindra, who combined for a ruthless 113-run partnership for the second wicket, blasted fifties as New Zealand posted 3-215. It was the seventh-highest score Australia has ever conceded […]

February is Black History Month, as well as I Love to Read Month. This column will feature books with a connection to Black sports history and/or to Manitoba. In Sean Grassie’s Iconic Stories From 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba, written for Sport Manitoba in 2020 three Black athletes get their own chapters. Army Howard […]

ORONO, Maine (WABI) – Feb. 7th marked National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). To celebrate, UMaine hosted their annual sports fair Saturday before the women’s basketball game against UNH. While NGWSD is commemorated in February, UMaine Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Senior Woman Advisor Samantha Hegmann-Wary says they celebrate the occasion all […]


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