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This Day in Black History: Aug. 25, 1927
Legendary tennis player Althea Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina, on Aug. 25, 1927....


This Day in Black History: July 6, 1957
Althea Gibson became the first African-American to win Wimbledon on July 6, 1957....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 11, 1999
Serena Williams became the second African-American woman to win the U.S. Open title on Sept. 11, 19...


This Day in Black History: May 26, 1956
Tennis player Althea Gibson became the first African-American player to win a major tennis champion...


Black Undercount Found in 1940 Census Records
More than a million Black people weren't accounted for in 1940, and according to records, trailblaz...


A Slimmer CC Sabathia Means Business in 2011
Yankees ace CC Sabathia sheds 25 pounds by giving up Cap'n Crunch cereal....


Knicks-Nuggets Trade Makes Both Teams Dangerous
In any sport, the best trades are the ones that make each team better. In this NBA season, the bloc...


Chicago Bulls Join NBA’s Elite
With the NBA playoffs less than a month away, the Bulls are looking like the Jordan-Pippen-Rodman t...


North Carolina Should Rise Above March Madness
By this weekend, we should know the 16 teams in the NCAA tournament—and also if our bracket will wi...