Sports

  • A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler
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    College students, recent college graduates, sports professionals, and executives gathered at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. for the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic “Diversity in Sports Forum: Pathways Into the Industry,” hosted by Events DC, Friday, Sept. 16. In a featured interview, which kicked off the sports forum, ESPN sports journalist... Read more »
  • TSL Olympic Blitz: Miles Chamley-Watson, Fencing’s Soul Provider
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    The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer: Before Rio, we sat down with the Olympic medalist who’s changing the face of the game Team USA fencer Miles Chamley-Watson won a bronze medal last night in the men’s team foil competition. Chamley-Watson and his teammates–Gerek Meinhardt, Alexander Massialas, and Race Imboden–captured the... Read more »
  • TSL Sports Talk 8/11/16- Carmelita Jeter and LaTroy Hawkins
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    Folks, we have a special show for you today. First, we speak with former MLB pitcher, and current MLB TuneIn host, LaTroy Hawkins about everything baseball. And after a 21-year pitching career, Hawkins has lots to share. Then we turn our attention to the Olympics and speak with the world’s fastest... Read more »
  • TSL Olympic Blitz- Shakur Stevenson
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    The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer: You know the expression, “You’ve seen the rest, now it’s time for the best.” Well no offense to any of Team USA’s other medal winning fighters that have and will grace the Rio 2016 Olympics boxing ring in August, but when it comes... Read more »
  • Simone Manuel First African American Female Swimmer To Win Olympic Gold For Team USA
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    Simone Manuel became the first African American female swimmer to win an individual Olympic gold medal in swimming for the U.S. when she tied for first place in the 100m freestyle. The 20-year-old Olympian now holds the Olympic record at 52.70 in the 100-meter freestyle. Team USA hasn’t seen a... Read more »
  • African American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Changes Misconceptions About Muslim-Americans
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    A five-time Senior World team medalist and 2014 Senior World Team Champion, Ibtihaj Muhammad, made history in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by being the first U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympics in a hijab, the headscarf worn by Muslim women. Muhammad,–an African American, female, saber fencer–first made history several years... Read more »
  • Why Are the U.S. Olympians Covered in Giant Welts?
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    (Image: iStock.com/Jian Wang) If you’ve been following the Olympics, you’ve most likely seen those giant red welts on the bodies of your favorite U.S. athletes, such as Olympic record-shatterer Michael Phelps. Worn almost as a badge of honor, these welts are caused by cupping treatments, an ancient form of healing that... Read more »
  • A Day In The Life of a Football Wife
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    This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com. In fear of saying the wrong things or not being politically correct, many public figures will, for the most part, keep to themselves–but not Michel Sproles. The outspoken wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles of the Philadelphia Eagles has taken heat from football fans... Read more »
  • Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment
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    All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will be a historic sister showdown in the finals of Wimbledon. Venus, who won the Wimbledon championship in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008, made it through to her first Grand Slam semi-final since the 2010... Read more »
  • TSL Sports Talk- The Muhammad Ali Tribute
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    Friday night we lost a legendary figure, one who will never be replaced. Muhammad Ali was a hero to us all, fighting in the ring and fighting human rights and equality outside of it. In honor of “The Greatest” we have brought together a roundtable of industry veterans whose knowledge of... Read more »