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Black athlete manifesto:  Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Black athlete manifesto: Can today’s players take a stand for Black consciousness?

Mar. 7 |     Are today’s Black athletes that oblivious to their history? Many either don’t know or don’t want to know when Black athletes were consistent targets for the then-and-still-majority-White media. Times, they say, are different now...

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Sport world still rife with gender inequities

Jan. 11 |     Why do mainstream media love “outing” female athletes whether they are single or married, gay or straight, but won’t do the same with their male counterparts? “I think it is a fair question,” said the University of Minnesota...

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Among the items to be discussed at the NCAA Convention in January is a proposal to help grow women’s college basketball. The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has been gathering information from conferences...

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN will show a record-high 130 women’s basketball games this season on its family of channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Along with their Full Court’s pay-per-view package, nearly 250...