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It looks like the sports world will have to wait longer for one of boxing’s top talents to return to the ring. Adrien Broner has pulled out from a fight due to mental health issues.
Howard University just scored a major win in the eternal “The Real HU?” debate. On Thursday (August 10), Jordan Brand announced it has entered into a 20-year partnership with the storied HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities).
A game-worn jersey from NBA legend Michael Jordan during "The Last Dance" 1998 championship run of his Chicago Bulls team will be available for auction by the famed Sotheby's firm next month. The memorabilia will be on display first for public viewing in Monterey, California next week before being displayed in New York City where it will be part of a single-lot online auction.
NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown took to Twitter after his set on the first day of Rolling Loud Miami to proclaim that he wouldn't stop until "he was one of the biggest artists in the world." However, his set drew criticism from at least one current player, C.J. Gardner-Johnson of the New Orleans Saints who wrote, “Smh bra lost it, this not it" on Twitter in response.
According to reports, Mike Grier will become the new general manager of the San Jose Sharks, making him the first Black man to ever hold that role in the National Hockey League's history. Grier, 47, had played with the Sharks during his 14-year career as a forward.
Kyrie Irving is running back one more year with the Brooklyn Nets, and that could be either a blessing or a sign of another tumultuous season.
The legendary pro-am Chi-League will make its return this summer, this time with a new rebrand thanks to a partnership between Dreamville and the Wilson Sporting Goods company. The new deal will see the expansion of the tournament as well as the league having a new home at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown has reportedly signed on as the first pro athlete at Kanye West’s Donda Sports. The multi-hyphenate stars venture into sports management certainly has a legitimate client on its roster, but there are no guarantees in this game.
On Thursday night, the Canadian Elite Basketball League announced that J.Cole will be playing for the Scarborough Shooting Stars after signing a deal for the 2022 season. This marks the second year in a row that the 37-year-old will be playing pro ball, having played for the Rwanda Patriots in the Basketball Africa League last May.
The Ben Simmons and James Harden trade is looking like it didn't benefit either the Brooklyn Nets or Philadelphia 76ers.
Track and field sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson is the subject of a profile interview by Teen Vogue. In the interview, she touches on how she became steeped in confidence as a Black woman and athlete and talks about embracing radical self-love and forgiveness as she continues in her career.
The New Orleans Pelicans sent out marketing materials to their season-ticket holders showcasing their players, and franchise player Zion Williamson was left out of the list of attractions. The move has caused many to speculate about his future with the team, which is fueled by a "pattern of behavior" that alleges that he is a detached teammate by former teammate and NBA analyst J.J. Redick.