Basketball

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, he is fired up about the release of another video game, NBA 2K. But he knows that there are a lot of men out there like him who are also excited, and have girlfriends or wives who most certainly will not be. He prays for them to be able […]

For many African-American men, basketball is more than a game — it’s a way of life. A new book claims that basketball is even a religious experience for many Black men. The spiritual relationship between Black men and basketball — specifically streetball — is detailed in the new book, Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and […]

In 2014, the businessman made $100 million dollars from his Air Jordan brand -- he only raked in $94 million during his 15-year-career.

The national perception of law enforcement may not be very receptive given recent officer-involved shootings and beatings across the nation. Just this week, it was…

Legendary SWAC basketball coach Dave “The Wiz” Whitney died Sunday at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was 85 years old. A native of Lexington,…

Shaquille O’Neal had one great fall during the NBA on TNT halftime show Wednesday night. And we can’t stop watching it. In a moment witnessed on live…

Russell Westbrook proved to be the 2015 All-Star Game MVP on the court, but turns out the Oklahoma City Thunder star is a savior outside…

A Black University of Kentucky basketball player found himself apologizing after a hot mic picked up his “poor choice of words” towards his White opponent…

Mo’ne Davis, you know, the first Little Leaguer to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated, was a special guest for the basketball team the…

When Ted Gustus was a boy, he found his mother dead, lying on the floor of their railroad flat in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant. In the background,…