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Serena Williams Wins The Miami Open And Continues Her Undefeated 2015

Originally posted on The Urban Daily:

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A knee injury and the end of her boycott at Indian Wells drew headlines when Serena Williams returned to the BNP Paribas Open weeks ago. After knee inflammation forced her to withdraw from Indian Wells, Williams returned and dominated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Miami Open. The victory not only marked Williams’ eighth Key Biscayne title, but it maintains her undefeated streak in 2015.

The eight victories in Key Biscayne makes Serena Williams only the fourth woman to win a WTA event eight times. With a record of 18-0, Williams has claimed her 19th Grand Slam championship and her twelfth consecutive final.

Saturday afternoon’s victory also improves Williams’ record against Carla Suarez Navarro to 5-0, and Serena has a lifetime record of 73-7 at Key Biscayne.

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Floyd Mayweather looks to take away what Manny Pacquiao does well

Originally posted on AllHipHop:

Floyd Mayweather says the key isn’t to focus on a fighter’s weakness, but rather what he’s successful at and try to take that away while in the ring.

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Charles Barkley Says Indiana Should Be Boycotted For “Religious Freedom Act”

Originally posted on 93.1 WZAK:

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Ain’t nobody going back to Indiana if they keep this up.

Several African Americans have come out against the state of Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Act,” a recently enacted law that gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay and lesbian citizens of the United States.

Tony winner Audra McDonald has been one of the most prominent to decry the new law, but two former professional athletes – Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller – have also spoken out against the discriminatory policy.

Indiana, of course, is a state steeped in sports, with high-flying professional sports teams (Colts, Pacers), the Indiannapolis 500, and serious college basketball.

Barkley issued a statement on Friday saying that the state should be boycotted if they keep this up, according to USA Today:

“Discrimination in any form is unacceptable to me,” said Barkley. “As long as anti-gay legislation exists in any state, I strongly…

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Dominique Wilkins’ amazing tribute before Hawks outclass Cavs in Conference Showdown

Originally posted on Atlanta Daily World:

Dominique Wilkins stands in front of the number 21 as his statue is unveiled before a prestigious crowd of NBA legends in attendance. Dominique Wilkins stands in front of the number 21 as his statue is unveiled before a prestigious crowd of NBA legends in attendance.

It has been a whirlwind of emotions for Dominique Wilkins the past two days and it served as inspiration for the Atlanta Hawks organization he’s been a part of for more than 30 years.

Dominique Wilkins' niece sung the national anthem. Dominique Wilkins’ niece sung the national anthem.

On Thursday, Wilkins’ bronze statue was unveiled in a private ceremony before his family — including brother Gerald, who also played in the NBA — along with the creme de la creme of NBA legends, including Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Charles Barkley, Karl “The Mailman” Malone, Clyde “The Glide” Drexler, Dikembe Mtumbo, along with boxer Evander Holyfield and actor-comedian Chris Tucker.

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On Friday, the Hawks displayed a dazzling 3-D on-court tribute to Dominique Wilkins, replete with highlights of his most spectacular dunks being projected onto the court…

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LeBron James Reveals He Won’t Let His Sons Play Outside With Toy Guns

Originally posted on The Urban Daily:

LeBron James Receives 4th MVP AwardAll-Star Weekend has the sports world buzzing with excitement, but Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James‘ latest interview is hitting a more serious note and revealing that, even as a star player, he’s concerned about the precautions his black sons have to take to avoid becoming victims of police brutality.

During a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, James touched on the Ohio police shooting that left 12-year-old Tamir Rice dead last November — an event that resonates with the 30-year-old father of two. When asked if he’s had the “talk” with his sons, LeBron said:

“I have those conversations with my boys. They have tons of play guns. None of them look real. We have Nerf guns that are lime green and purple and yellow,” he says. “But I don’t even let them take them out of the house.”

Tamir was playing at a park with a toy gun when he…

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Blind Date With A Stunt Driver: Hilarious Video!

Originally posted on 103.7 KVIL:

Happy Valentine’s Day!  If you’re going solo today…you’ll appreciate the above video.

I admit…it’s a “hidden camera” set-up to sell Ford Mustangs.

But it’s a DANG funny “hidden camera” set-up to sell Ford Mustangs.

The premise is simple: a guy goes on a blind date with a pretty girl…and she takes him on a drive (claiming she’s not very good at driving a manual transmission).  Little do they know, the girl’s a stunt driver.

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Two Designers Are Petitioning To Get NBA Players To Wear Commemorative Jerseys During Black History Month (DETAILS)

Originally posted on Global Grind:

It’s February, which means that it’s Black History Month, and there are many ways that people are celebrating, including the NBA.

The basketball league launched their Dream BIG campaign, which featured a designed t-shirt created by Ray Allen, but now two NYC designers are taking the celebrations into their own handsJah Meke Rodriguez and Duane Rowe have come up with the idea to use African kente cloth in the orange areas of the New York Knicks’ uniforms.

As many teams change their uniforms during holidays to honor those in the league of different cultures, the designers have created a jersey and matching shorts that celebrated Black History Month for each team.

The duo’s mission is to “celebrate the legacy of African-Americans by having players wear these commemorative jerseys,” and each team has their own city’s tribute to a figure who contributed greatly to history. The purpose is to do something different…

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Greg Anthony Apologizes For His Arrest In Prostitution Sting: “I Made A Mistake” (DETAILS)

Originally posted on Global Grind:

NCAA March Madness Music Festival - Show Day 3Greg Anthony is in hot water after he was arrested for allegedly soliciting a prostitute in Washington, D.C., and now he’s responding to the incident.

As we previously reported, the former CBS sportscaster has been suspended indefinitely, as a spokeswoman revealed that he would “not be working again for CBS this season.”

According to ESPN, not only has Anthony been suspended from the network, but he also issued a statement where he offered an apology to fans, colleagues, and most importantly, his wife.

The statement read:

“I made a mistake,” he said. “With this lapse of judgment, I embarrassed many, including myself. I will work to regain the trust that I have lost, and the first step is saying that I am sorry.”

While he is no longer in police custody, we do know that the arrest was part of an undercover prostitution sting.

We will keep you updated…

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Byron Scott’s Soon-To-Be-Ex Wants To Continue Her Lavish Lifestyle

Originally posted on News One:

Byron_Scott&Wife_640 Byron & Anita Scott in 2008.

When the former L.A. Lakers player and now head coach Byron Scott (pictured) filed for divorce from his college sweetheart, Anita Scott (pictured) last March, he might not have heard the old adage, “it’s cheaper to keep her.”

Scott, who cited irreconcilable differences, was married to his wife for 29 years, and the couple reportedly had no prenup agreements.  Now according to TMZ, Anita, who has lived lavishly as a well-to-do Missus, reportedly wants that lifestyle to continue.

Court documents that were reportedly obtained by TMZ paint the picture of a wife who is reportedly demanding that her soon-to-be ex and father of her three children open his checkbook to make sure she continues to live large.

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According to TMZ, Anita says she and her family lived in several manses in numerous locations…

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