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Wizards Sign Paul Pierce

With the balance of power suddenly shifting in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards have seized upon an opportunity to elevate the franchise’s championship hopes.

Fade to Black: NCAA Demonstrates Biased Hiring Practices

The lack of African-American head coaches at NCAA Division I basketball programs remain a hot-button topic around water coolers nationwide.

LeBron James Headed Back to Cleveland

LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Disappearance of the Black Coach: African-Americans Shut Out of College Basketball

Many lament the glaring absence of African-American coaches in Division I basketball.

Redskins Vow to Keep Name Despite Trademark Ruling

Before anyone thinks of creating, selling or distributing merchandise containing the Washington Redskins logo, team officials have issued a stern warning: Not so fast.

Donald Sterling OKs Sale of Clippers, Drops Suit

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has officially agreed to sell the team and drop a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA, his lawyers said Wednesday.

Redskins Name Controversy Heats Up Again

For some in the Native American community and at least 50 Democratic senators, the Redskins' moniker should be banned. It's racist, they said, and many have even labeled the team's name as taboo, one they've refused to verbalize.

Wendell Scott, First Black NASCAR Driver, Posthumously Inducted into Hall of Fame

Wendell Scott, the late African-American race car legend who broke NASCAR's color barrier during the civil rights era, was posthumously inducted Wednesday into the racing association's Hall of Fame in Charlotte.

AIDS Institute Leader Condemns Sterling's Rants

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling publicly stumbled when he attacked NBA Fall of Famer and entrepreneur Ervin "Magic" Johnson and other people living with HIV/AIDS, during a May 12 interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

COMMENTARY: As Expected, Clowney Goes First

The 2014 NFL Draft was held on Friday, May 9 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

Washington Redskins Pick Eight in NFL Draft

In a draft where the Washington Redskins quietly acquired eight new players, Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams will probably go down as being the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL).

Sharpton Hails Parsons as Clippers Interim Head

The Rev. Al Sharpton, president and CEO of the New York-based National Action Network has given a thumbs-up on the selection of noted business leader Richard “Dick” Parsons as interim president of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Washington Drops Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3 to Indiana

Before Washington and Indiana tipped off for Friday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, an advertisement for season tickets splashed across the Verizon Center’s jumbotron.

Mayweather Wins Majority Decision over Maidana

For a moment, it seemed like Marcos "El Chino" Maidana could do the unthinkable — hand pound-for-pound champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather the first loss of his brilliant career. Only for a moment.

NBA Commissioner Bans Donald Sterling for Life

The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist comments, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.

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