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Reggie Williams: On the Continuum of Resilience and Social Justice Innovation

Reggie Williams: On the Continuum of Resilience and Social Justice Innovation

If there is a “resilience continuum” measuring from low-to-high a person’s ability to recover quickly after a setback, former National…
Meet Zaila Avant-garde: The First African-American Winner Of The Scripps Spelling Bee, And Basketball Prodigy

Meet Zaila Avant-garde: The First African-American Winner Of The Scripps Spelling Bee, And Basketball Prodigy

On Thursday night, history was made as 14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde became the first African-American winner of the Scripps National Spelling…
Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) dribbles against the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA basketball…
Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run…
Frustrated NBA players wonder again whether they should play

Frustrated NBA players wonder again whether they should play

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — As the NBA sought to resume the season, players had to weigh whether playing…
All Night Long: Lionel Richie recalls closing 1984 Olympics

All Night Long: Lionel Richie recalls closing 1984 Olympics

EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking…
Pandemic Basketball begins, with some comforts of home

Pandemic Basketball begins, with some comforts of home

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Michael Baiamonte was not at Walt Disney World on Wednesday. The public address announcer…
Strong finish for ESPN’s Jordan doc, ‘The Last Dance’

Strong finish for ESPN’s Jordan doc, ‘The Last Dance’

NEW YORK (AP) — In basketball terms, “The Last Dance” had a strong fourth quarter. The last two episodes of…
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77

Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died.…
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