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2 NFL Players Lose Fingers In Separate Firework Accidents

(Image: Facebook) NY Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul has dominated football headlines since Monday, when reports were confirmed that he had injured his hand over the Independence Day weekend in a freak firework accident. Today, ESPN reported that as a result of the damage to his hands, Paul had his right index …

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

(Image: Facebook) On Wednesday, a federal judge decided against the NFL’s Washington Redskins, ruling that “the team’s name may be disparaging to Native Americans.” The NFL released the results of the ruling via a press release, stating: “The ruling by Judge Gerald Bruce Lee affirms an earlier finding by an …

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Star-Studded Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 Airs Tonight

Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 airs live on Nickelodeon at 8 p.m. ET (Image: Nickelodeon) Airing tonight, Nickelodeon’s second annual Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 awards ceremony will again focus on honoring kids’ favorite athletes, teams and sports moments – promising to present them in one big, slimy sports celebration. Hosted by …

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Olympic Medalist Nia Ali Hurdles All Obstacles

Olympic medalist Nia Ali talks overcoming hurdles, competing on the biggest stage, and advice for young women of color Olympic Silver Medalist, Nya Ali and son On her way to an Olympic silver medal, Philadelphia’s own Nia Ali has jumped over many of life’s hurdles to reach the heights of …

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Dallas Mavericks CEO Terdema Ussery Leaves For Under Armour

After 18 years, the team’s president is leaving the organization (Image: Facebook) On Friday, the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks organization released a statement announcing the departure of long time team president and CEO Terdema Ussery. Ussery resigns from the Mavericks organization to join sports apparel company Under Armour as their new …

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Michael Jordan Headlines 2015 FIBA Hall Of Fame Class

FIBA announces this year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees (Image: File) Last week, the international basketball governing body FIBA announced that Michael Jordan will headline its 2015 class of Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from Jordan, arguably the greatest player of all-time, the inductees include Antoine Rigaudeau of France, …

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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices. (Image: Facebook) Earlier this summer, the Dallas Cowboys caused a stir within the NFL when it was announced that they had entered into a two-year deal with the virtual reality sports startup, StriVR Labs. According to reports, the deal is …

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NBA Players Association Holds First Annual Basketball Players Awards

(Image: Twitter) Yesterday marked the first occasion of what will be an annual event – the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) ‘Basketball Players Awards’. First teased in April by NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, the event – held in Las Vegas, but airing nationally on BET – represents the first …

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