With the NBA playoffs around the corner, ESPN is making a trade of its own. Longstanding  commentator Sage Steele is being replaced with Michelle Beadle as full-time host on NBA Countdown on ABC and ESPN. ESPN announced that Beadle will now host the pre-game and halftime shows on ABC as well as the studio shows throughout […]

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NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Charles Barkley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share his views on race, police, community relationships, and the Black Lives Matter movement. The controversial sports analyst also offered his thoughts about NBA players Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James’ ESPYS opening speech. “I thought it […]

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Former professional tennis player Zina Garrison joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the controversy surrounding attacks on Serena Williams for her physique and…


The legendary country singer, who is best known for the 'Are You Ready For Some Football' theme song on ESPN's Monady Night Football, was pulled of this past Monday night game due to comments he made about President Barack Obama. He is now saying it was taken out of context.


            TSU a victory away from earning berth in title game By Ronnie Turner via:houstonchronicle Move over, Grambling State. Texas Southern is the new frontrunner in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division. TSU rallied from a 17-point, fourth-quarter deficit with 24 unanswered points, including the tie-breaking touchdown in overtime, en […]

If ESPN analyst Tom Jackson is correct, there will be a Texas team at Super Bowl XLV next February at Cowboys Stadium. But it won’t be the Dallas Cowboys. Jackson, the former Broncos linebacker and longtime analyst on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown, Wednesday picked the Texans and

A tweet from LeBron James made headlines today because of its implied threat against his numerous critics. “Don’t think for one minute that I haven’t been keeping mental notes of everyone taking shots at me this summer. And I mean everyone,” he posted on his Twitter account. The message appears to be in direct response […]