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NBA Player Trey Burke Pushes Anti-Vaxxer Conspiracy Theory Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Source: Michael Reaves / Getty NBA player Trey Burke has apparently revealed himself to be against vaccinations and made no secret about it on his Instagram stories Tuesday afternoon. While it was unclear what sparked the anti-vaxxer social media outburst, his comments came during a public health pandemic caused by the coronavirus, a highly contagious […]

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Black Lacrosse Player Punches Teammate Saying N-Word As College Team Is Put On Probation

Source: Marcin Kilarski / EyeEm / Getty A nationally ranked men’s lacrosse program at Amherst College is facing repercussions after reported instances of racism and bigotry. According to The Daily Hampshire Gazette, the men’s lacrosse team was placed on probation for the 2021 spring season and the head coach Jon Thompson was fired after the […]

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Quarantine Check-In: Here’s How NBA Players With Coronavirus Are Coping

Source: Jeenah Moon / Getty The NBA has revealed more players who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to ESPN, two unidentified Los Angeles Lakers players have tested positive. “We learned today that two Lakers players have tested positive. Both players are currently asymptomatic, in quarantine and under the care of […]

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RIP Roger Mayweather: Former Boxing Champ And Floyd’s Uncle Was A Legend In The Ring, Too

The news that Roger Mayweather had died was likely devastating to his more famous nephew, Floyd Mayweather. Roger Mayweather’s death was reported just about a week after that Josie Harris, Floyd Mayweather’s ex-girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, was found dead. While Roger Mayweather’s cause of death was not immediately confirmed, he […]

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Coronavirus Cancellations: Will The NCAA Tournament Still Be Played This Year?

UPDATED: 5:33 p.m.  The NCAA has announced the cancellation of women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, known as March Madness, according NBC News. “Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is […]

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Coronavirus Ends NBA Season As Fans Recall Magic Johnson Playing With HIV

NBA fans who were incredulous at the professional basketball league suspending its remaining games because a player has tested positive for the coronavirus reacted in collective agony when finding out their favorite sport was shelved for the rest of the season. MORE: Have Any Black People Gitten The Coronavirus? Debunking Social Media Myths Utah Jazz […]

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Has TMZ’s Coverage On Floyd Mayweather’s Ex-Girlfriend’s Death Shown Changes In Reporting Of Black Celebrity Deaths?

TMZ’s reporting of the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old Gianna and seven others was heavily scrutinized as the outlet was accused of breaking the news prior to Bryant’s family being notified. Additionally, TMZ shared video footage from the scene of the tragic accident. The outlet was also criticized for the […]