Tag Archives: sports

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov


Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/two-black-women-embrace-their-chance-to.html


Colin Kaepernick: Police union rescinds boycott threat of 49ers games

12 Sep


The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s recent protests. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/colin-kaepernick-police-union-rescinds.html

Usain Bolt injured before 2016 Summer Olympics

2 Jul

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has suffered an injury ahead of Rio after tearing a hamstring at Jamaica’s Olympic trials. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/07/usain-bolt-injured-before-2016-summer.html


My issue with the “Why don’t more black kids play baseball” conversation

9 Apr


Baseball season has started, so that means that it’s time for the “Why don’t more black kids play baseball conversation”. One element of this conversation always bugged me because it plays right into stereotypes about black fathers. Listen to my thoughts here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/04/my-issue-with-why-dont-more-black-kids.html

Hampton beats Manhattan to win opening round NCAA Tournament game.

18 Mar

16th seeded MEAC champion Hampton and 16th seeded MAAC champions Manhattan played in the first game of the NCAA Tournament (the play-in game or a First Four game if you prefer) with Hampton coming out on top 74-64. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/hampton-beats-manhattan-to-win-opening.html


Why I will be rooting against Floyd Mayweather in his fight with Manny Pacquiao

22 Feb


It has finally been announced that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will finally be fighting on May 2, 2015. I will be rooting hard for Manny Pacquiao. Why you ask? Because I can’t cheer for a woman beater. See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/02/why-i-will-be-rooting-against-floyd.html

Read a copy of the offensive & racist email by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson

8 Sep

Read a copy of the offensive & racist email by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson

Here is a copy of the offensive email by Bruce Levenson that led him to make the decision to sell his stake in the Atlanta Hawks. It is important to not that Levenson reported himself and made the decision to sell on his own as well. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/09/read-copy-of-offensive-racist-email-by.html

Alice Coachman Davis, First black Olympic gold medalist dies

16 Jul

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/07/alice-coachman-davis-first-black.html 


Were Mark Cuban’s comments racist or was he being honest?

23 May

Mark Cuban the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks made some very interesting comments when discussing race issues and Donald Sterling. In a moment of pure honesty Cuban admitted to being prejudiced and bigoted at times. Some feel that an example he used of seeing a black man in a hoodie may make him cross the street was racist. Check out his statements – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/05/were-mark-cubans-comments-racist-or-was.html 

Should LA Clippers players boycott their next game to protest owner Sterling’s racist comments?

27 Apr

ESPN’s Stephen Smith has reported that the Clipper players discussed boycotting the next game. I would not suit up to play for that a**hole but I’m not on the team. I wont have to pay any fines or get docked a game check. What do you think they should do? http://aareports.com/2014/04/should-la-clippers-players-boycott-next.html