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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
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
Isaiah Austin, NBA Draft Prospect, Diagnosed with Career-Ending Genetic Disorder

Isaiah Austin, NBA Draft Prospect, Diagnosed with Career-Ending Genetic Disorder

Baylor University center Isaiah Austin’s NBA aspirations have come to a screeching halt after he was diagnosed with Marfan sydrome, a rare genetic disorder. Baylor coach Scott Drew issued a news release on Sunday saying that the diagnosis means Isaiah Austin will not be able to play in the NBA. […]

OSU Star Marcus Smart Shoves Texas Tech Fan Jeff Orr for Calling Him N-Word

OSU Star Marcus Smart Shoves Texas Tech Fan Jeff Orr for Calling Him N-Word

UPDATED: Marcus Smart, star guard for Oklahoma State University, was suspended for three games after he pushed a Texas Tech fan during a game in Lubbock, TX, after allegedly being called the n-word. The fan has been identified as Jeff Orr. Smart issued an apology Sunday evening. He said, “This […]

Jets QB Geno Smith Claims He Was Kicked Off Virgin Airlines for Being Black

Jets QB Geno Smith Claims He Was Kicked Off Virgin Airlines for Being Black

Jets quarterback Geno Smith (@Eugene GenoSmith) pulls the race card after he was kicked off Virgin America airlines out of Los Angeles International Airport on Friday for refusing to get off his cell phone. He was asked by the flight crew three times to get off his phone and he didn’t […]

Eastern Michigan Wide Receiver Demarius Reed Found Dead from Gunshot Wound

Eastern Michigan Wide Receiver Demarius Reed Found Dead from Gunshot Wound

Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed was found shot to death in the hallway of an apartment complex early Friday morning. The Ypsilanti police have launched an off-campus homicide investigation. Reed, a junior from Chicago, made 18 receptions for 171 yards in nine games as a wide receiver last […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Sports News, Crime
Arkansas Pine Bluff Football Player Lydell Hartford Jr. Accidentally Killed by 16-Year-Old Friend

Arkansas Pine Bluff Football Player Lydell Hartford Jr. Accidentally Killed by 16-Year-Old Friend

University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff freshman linebacker Lydell Hartford Jr., was shot to death early Tuesday outside his home in Waggaman, La., by a 16-year-old friend who was playing with a gun. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office said the teen apparently thought the gun was unloaded when he squeezed the trigger […]

Jamaican Sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson, Trainer Christopher Xuereb Under Criminal Investigation

Jamaican Sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson, Trainer Christopher Xuereb Under Criminal Investigation

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell and teammate Sherone Simpson, as well as their trainer, Christopher Xuereb, were formally placed under criminal investigation for violating Italy’s doping laws, the Mercury News reports. This comes one day after Italian police raided a hotel where the three were staying in Lignano Sabbiadoro, following the athletes’ testing […]

by Janet Shan· · Black Sports News, Crime News