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Hillary Clinton on Serena Williams' Wimbledon Win: "Anything Possible When you Dream Big" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Hillary Clinton on Serena Williams Wimbledon Win: “Anything Possible When you Dream Big”

Hillary Clinton tweets about Serena Williams Wimbledon win:  “Serena Williams proves yet again, anthing is possible when you work hard, dream big and never stop reaching.” Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon title and her 21st grand slam. The moral of her story is that you can achieve anything you dream, […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Sports News
Floyd Mayweather Accompanied by Burger King Mascot Ahead of Boxing Match

Floyd Mayweather Accompanied by Burger King Mascot Ahead of Boxing Match

Floyd Mayweather was accompanied by the Burger King mascot and Justin Bieber as he walked down to the ring ahead of his boxing match against Manny Pacquiao. Meanwhile #Mayweather struts out with the Biebs and The King! pic.twitter.com/FyvFroWIHZ — Evan Sernoffsky (@EvanSernoffsky) May 3, 2015

by Joy Blake· · Sports News
Longtime ESPN Host Stuart Scott Dies at Age 49

Longtime ESPN Host Stuart Scott Dies at Age 49

Longtime ESPN host Stuart Scott loses battle to cancer on Sunday morning. He was 49. Scott will best be remembered for his signature “Boo-Yah” and “As cool as the other side of the pillow.” That man is Stuart Scott, and his contributions to the sports lexicon are writ large. But […]

Darren Sharper Indicted on More Charges Following Federal, Grand Jury Investigations (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Darren Sharper Indicted on More Rape Charges Following Louisiana Grand Jury Investigation

Former Saints safety Darren Sharper, 39, who is currently in jail in Los Angeles on charges that he drugged and raped two women in California, was indicted on more rape charges following a federal grand jury investigation in Louisiana. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Orleans announced the new charges […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Black Sports News
Adrian Peterson to Appeal NFL Suspension Without Pay for 2014 Season

Adrian Peterson to Appeal NFL Suspension Without Pay for 2014 Season

Adrian Peterson will appeal the NFL suspension without pay for the remainder of the 2014 season. The NFL released a statement saying that Peterson won’t be reinstated before April 15 because he violated its personal conduct policy as a result of the “abusive discipline he inflicted on his four-year-old son […]

Adrian Peterson Vikings Return in Jeopardy Amid Concerns for Mental State

Adrian Peterson Vikings Return in Jeopardy Amid Concerns for Mental State

Adrian Peterson’s return to the Minnesota Vikings is in jeopardy amid concerns over his physical and mental state following felony child abuse charges and there is no guarantee he will be welcomed back if he’s reinstated, CBS News reports. The team took a significant public relations hit due to its […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Black Sports News
Michael Sam Being Tebowed Out of NFL, Spurred in Part By ESPN Hype

Michael Sam Being Tebowed Out of NFL, Spurred in Part By ESPN Hype

UPDATE: Michael Sam gets lifeline, to join Dallas Cowboys practice squad. (OPINION) — I am tired of people putting labels on everything like Michael Sam as the first openly gay player in the NFL and ESPN reporter Josina Anderson focusing on his shower habits. I care more about what Michael Sam could […]

by Janet Shan· · Sports News
Race Car Driver Kevin Ward Jr. Hit and Killed by NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart

Race Car Driver Kevin Ward Jr. Hit and Killed by NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart

Race car driver Kevin Ward Jr., 20, was struck and killed by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart after he angrily approached his car during a sprint car race in Canandaigua, New York, Saturday night. Ward was upset Stewart had hit his car during a previous lap. A video of the incident […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Sports News
Ed O’Bannon Case:  Judge Rules College Football, Basketball Players Can Get Share of Revenue

Ed O’Bannon Case: Judge Rules College Football, Basketball Players Can Get Share of Revenue

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled against the NCAA on Friday, paving the way for college athletes to share in licensing revenue. The ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by Ed O’Bannon, a former UCLA basketball player, who sued after discovering his image was used in a EA […]

by HinterlandGazetteStaff· · Sports News
ESPN Suspends Analyst Stephen A. Smith for Domestic Violence Comments

ESPN Suspends Analyst Stephen A. Smith for Domestic Violence Comments

ESPN announces Stephen A. Smith will not appear on “First Take” or ESPN Radio for the next week. He will return to ESPN next Wednesday. Um, sounds to me like he was suspended. This comes after he apologized for suggesting women shouldn’t provoke domestic abuse. Last Friday, Smith suggested that […]

by Janet Shan· · Sports News, Today's Headlines