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Sandra Douglass Morgan, First Black Female President In NFL History

The Las Vegas Raiders have hired Sandra Douglass Morgan as team president, making her the first Black woman in that position for an NFL team.

Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges In Russian Court

Two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner has pleaded guilty to drug charges in a Russian court near Moscow, her lawyers confirmed

More Than 1,000 Black Women Leaders Call On Biden Administration To Step Up Efforts To Free Brittney Griner

Signatories from Dr. Bernice King to Olympian and coach Dawn Staley Express Growing Concern for Olympic Gold Medalist Amid Four-Month Imprisonment in Russia

‘I’m Terrified I Might Be Here Forever’: Brittney Griner Pens Handwritten Letter To Biden

Brittney Griner, in a handwritten letter to President Biden, said she fears she will be detained in Russia indefinitely and pleaded with the President not to forget about her and other American detainees.

NBA Superstar Kevin Durant Requests Trade From Brooklyn Nets, Per Reports

By Jacob Lev and Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) -- NBA superstar Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to NBA insiders Sham Charania of...

Candace Parker Makes WNBA History By Reaching Unprecedented Milestone

Candace Parker became the first player in WNBA history to reach 6,000-plus career points, 3,000-plus rebounds and 1,500-plus assists, as she led the Chicago Sky to a 91-83 win over the Connecticut Sun.

Serena Williams’ Return To Wimbledon Ends With Dramatic Defeat Against Harmony Tan

Serena Williams' return to singles tennis after a year-long absence ended with a dramatic 5-7 6-1 6-7 (7-10) first-round defeat against France's Harmony Tan at Wimbledon.

MLB Announces 12 Suspensions For Mass Brawl Between Seattle Mariners And Los Angeles Angels

Major League Baseball has suspended 12 players and coaches following the mass brawl that marred the Los Angeles Angels' win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

Russian Court Schedules Start Of Brittney Griner’s Trial For Friday, Her Lawyer Says

A Russian court on Monday scheduled the start of WNBA star Brittney Griner's trial for Friday, according to her lawyer.

Paolo Banchero Chosen As Overall First Pick By Orlando Magic In NBA Draft

The Orlando Magic selected Paolo Banchero as the first pick of the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday.

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