Category Archives: Sports

Howell High School Students Hail ‘White Power’ After Win

HOWELL, MI – Shocking tweets celebrating a “white” team’s victory erupted Thursday following the Howell boys basketball win over Grand Blanc. Several students in Howell are now facing disciplinary action, according to the high school principal. Grand Blanc lost 54-49 … Continue reading

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Black History | Debi Thomas | Figure Skater & Physician

Debra Janine “Debi” Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World champion, two-time U.S. national champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, having taken part in the Battle of the Carmens at … Continue reading

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Black History | Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17, 1942) is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history. A controversial and polarizing figure during his early career, Ali is today widely regarded … Continue reading

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Black History | Hank Aaron

Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed “Hammer”, or “Hammerin’ Hank”, is a retired American professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder from 1954 through 1976. Aaron spent 21 seasons with the Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Black History | Gabrielle Douglas |Artistic gymnast

Gabrielle Douglas is a US Women’s Artistic gymnast. At the 2012 London Summer Olympics, she won gold medals in both the team and individual all-around competitions. Gabrielle is the first woman of color of any nationality and the first African-American … Continue reading

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Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True for Super Bowl Sunday!

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson It all started with this Duracell commercial: Derrick Coleman Makes Fans Dreams Come True Riley Kovalcik (r.), 9, who is hearing imparied, wrote a touching letter to Seattle Seahawks Derrick Coleman, who is legally deaf. She’s pictured … Continue reading

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The First Family attends Oregon State vs Akron game in Hawaii

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Dance-off between young Piston fan and the Stadium Usher

On Tuesday night November 19th 2013, The Detriot Pistons played the New York Knicks and Piston fans were privy to this epic dance off between a young fan and the stadium usher caught on the Dance cam. Rock this party … Continue reading

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Alabama vs. Texas A&M

Alabama’s road to a second-straight national title was not stopped by a loss to the Texas A&M Aggies last year, but Johnny Manziel and company will certainly be looking to leave their mark as the Tide travel to College Station … Continue reading

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Video |Serena Williams Win$ 2013 US Open Defeats Victoria Azarenka for 5th US Open Title

CONGRATULATIONS, SERENA! Serena passes the $50 million mark in winnings, the most money earned by a female athlete. USA Today World No. 1 Serena Williams defeated second-ranked Victoria Azarenka to win the U.S. Open women’s title on Sunday. With the … Continue reading

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