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Marcus Mariota Becomes First Polynesian Heisman Winner

Marcus Mariota Becomes First Polynesian Heisman Winner

by Jamilah King on December 15 2014, 10:45AM

The University of Oregon quarterback won college football’s most sought-after prize.

Topics: Culture

'9-man' Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

‘9-man’ Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2014, 12:30PM

Ostensibly a film about a variation on volleyball, “9-man” tackles race, identity, and masculinity head on.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Society, Sports

Thousands Protest Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

Thousands Protest Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

by Jamilah King on November 3 2014, 10:04AM

The Minnesota Vikings played host to Dan Snyder’s team amid the long-planned protests.

Topics: Culture

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland's 'Kill Zone'

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland’s ‘Kill Zone’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 3:43PM

Follow the new coach of Castlemont High School’s football team.

Topics: Culture

Watch Spike Lee's Documentary on Mo'ne Davis Play

Watch Spike Lee’s Documentary on Mo’ne Davis

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 2:45PM

It gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the teenager’s path to stardom at last summer’s Little League World Series.

Topics: Culture

Little League Star Mo'ne Davis Stars in World Series Ad

Little League Star Mo’ne Davis Stars in World Series Ad

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 12:30PM

The 13-year-old pitcher took center stage during World Series programming.

Topics: Culture

NFL Player Arian Foster Wears T-Shirt to Support Mike Brown

NFL Player Arian Foster Wears T-Shirt to Support Mike Brown

by Jamilah King on October 10 2014, 10:35AM

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster decided to make a statement.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Beats Celebrates Serena Williams' U.S. Open Win With Moving New Ad

Beats Celebrates Serena Williams’ U.S. Open Win With Moving New Ad

by Jamilah King on September 9 2014, 12:57PM

The star won her 18th Grand Slam Title at the U.S. Open.

Topics: Culture

10 Incredible Plays from the WNBA's Shoni Shimmel

10 Incredible Plays from the WNBA’s Shoni Shimmel

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2014, 12:00PM

Taking rezball to a whole new level

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Forgotten Four' Tells the Story of Pro Football's Integration

‘Forgotten Four’ Tells the Story of Pro Football’s Integration

by Jamilah King on August 5 2014, 3:39PM

Just in time for the start of football season.

Topics: Culture

An Asian-American Woman is Coaching in the NBA's Summer League

An Asian-American Woman is Coaching in the NBA’s Summer League

by Jamilah King on July 22 2014, 1:40PM

Natalie Nakase wants to win championships.

Topics: Culture

Watch Onondaga Turtle Clan's Alfred Jacques Make Lacrosse Sticks

Watch Onondaga Turtle Clan’s Alfred Jacques Make Lacrosse Sticks

by Aura Bogado on July 15 2014, 10:22AM

‘This game was given to our people by the Creator. It’s part of who we are as a people.’

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

The Iroquois Nationals Team Shines at the World Lacrosse Championship

The Iroquois Nationals Team Shines at the World Lacrosse Championship

by Aura Bogado on July 14 2014, 2:43PM

After a passport debacle kept Native players out of the tournament in 2010, the team is back with fury this year.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

by Jamilah King on July 2 2014, 10:33AM

He’s also the league’s biggest player.

Topics: Culture

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland's Fruitvale

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland’s Fruitvale

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2014, 10:20AM

Youth turn to soccer, and a campaign to transform their school playground into a soccer field, as a refuge from deadly gun violence in their community.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sports

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

by Aura Bogado on June 11 2014, 1:25PM

Your options are greatly expanded if you understand Spanish.

Topics: Media, /NOW

In Sterling's Wake, is Snyder Next?

In Sterling’s Wake, is Snyder Next?

by Aura Bogado on April 30 2014, 4:11PM

Senator Reid says, “The only tradition that matters in sports is winning.”

Topics: /NOW, Society

Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

by Julianne Hing on April 30 2014, 7:01AM

Photos from Tuesday evening’s protest outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 2:24PM

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver threw the book at Sterling. But what now?

Topics: Culture

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

Donald Sterling Harassed, Tried to Evict Elderly Black Tenant

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 10:47AM

A 2009 ESPN profile shows Sterling to be ruthlessly racist.

Topics: Culture

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