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    Media hurdles: Coverage of ‘Gabby’ less than sensitive

    Every four years, the Summer Olympics give Black athletes several opportunities to shine on the world stage, though it’s generally in basketball or track and field. For the 2012 Olympics in London, 16-year-old gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has changed that.

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    Howard, Morehouse rivalry continues in Classic

    The on-field rivalry between Morehouse College and Howard University continues this fall when the two football programs meet for the 35th time in the second annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic at RFK Stadium.

  • Olympic hopefuls go for the gold with virtual school

    Thirteen-year old diver Jordan Windle is nicknamed “Little Louganis,” because his diving style is so reminiscent of his idol, Olympic diving legend Greg LouganisWindle, a seventh grader at Indiana Connections Academy

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    Need a challenge? Train for a triathlon

    Competitive events flourish during the summer. If you run, mountain bike, water ski, swim, rock climb or otherwise enjoy outdoor activities, you have the opportunity to do something bold this season.

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    New technology to keep you trim and fit

    As Americans’ appetites for new gadgets grow, so do our waste lines. But what if your iPad or smartphone or even your gaming system could help you get in shape and stay there?

  • Mystics avoid blowout, still lose to Liberty, 76-70

    The New York Liberty smacked the struggling Mystics in the mouth with a 35-13 first quarter on their way to 76-70 victory on Friday, June 8.

  • Brazil beats USA 4-1 in friendly at FedEx Field

    The United States men’s team rode a five-game winning streak into last Wednesday’s international friendly with Brazil at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, May 30 and left with a lopsided 4-1 loss.

Sports Archives

  • Russell Wilson: game manager or legend in making?

    Disney couldn’t write a better story: A short kid, much too short to play quarterback, won’t let that fighting spirit in him die. So he plays in high school, both ways: quarterback on offense and cornerback on defense.