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In the heart of Texas, where football is less a sport and more a religion, the announcement that Nate Newton, a former Dallas Cowboys star, has been inducted into the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame reverberates with a sense of pride and accomplishment. This induction is not just a nod to Newton’s remarkable career […]

By Spectrum News Staff Texas PUBLISHED 8:59 AM CT Feb. 24, 2024 PUBLISHED 8:59 AM CST Feb. 24, 2024 Source link

DALLAS – Former Dallas Cowboys star offensive lineman Nate Newton and others were inducted Saturday into the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame. Newton, a six-time Pro Bowler, played on three Super Bowl-winning teams. Other 2024 Class of Inductees include: Jennifer Bell (basketball), Tamicha Jackson (basketball), Robert Pack Jr. (basketball), Retha Swindell (basketball); Bobby Brooks […]

It’s an eyebrow-raising name that’s stuck in the memory of all who heard it – but were our badminton players really officially known as the ‘Black Cocks’? Peter Dunne feigns hanging up the phone the moment I ask him if he is the former CEO of Badminton New Zealand.  “OK, bye,” he chuckles, anticipating the […]

Ghana’s ambitions for a spot in the 2024 Paris Olympics hang in uncertainty following a 1-0 loss to Zambia’s Copper Queens. Despite facing off-field challenges, Ghana’s team aimed to secure a first-leg advantage against Zambia’s formidable side, boasting some prominent players, at the Accra Sports Stadium. Nora Hauptle’s squad initiated the game well but failed […]

Cowboys great Nate Newton inducted to Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame Source link

The National Lacrosse League, in partnership with GF Sports and Entertainment and Senators Sports & Entertainment, announced on Wendesday the launch of Ottawa-Gatineau’s newest professional sports franchise, the Ottawa Black Bears. The Black Bears will begin play at the start of the 2024-25 NLL season, with all home games to be played at Canadian Tire Centre, […]

In 2006, Jim “Mudcat” Grant wrote a book titled “The Black Aces: Baseball’s Only African-American Twenty-Game Winners.” Celebrated in its pages were the members of an exclusive club: The African American or Black Canadian pitchers who had won 20 or more games in one MLB season. At the time of publication, 13 men had become […]

G-E-T is in a battle for second in the Coulee Conference GALESVILLE, Wis. (WXOW) – G-E-T Boy’s Basketball hosted Black River Falls in a match G-E-T were expected to win.  Black River Falls started the game off explosively and quickly gained a hefty lead. G-E-T tried to claw their way back in […]

Black History Month And The Sports Civil Rights Movement  Sports Talk Florida Source link

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