Serena Williams has announced she is engaged to the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian. Williams, who won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon in July, announced the engagement in a poem on a Reddit thread for people to share their engagement stories.   She said in the poem, posted from her verified Reddit account, that Ohanian proposed at the place they […]

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Ronda Rousey Crashes UFC 205 Weigh-In, Stares Down Amanda Nunes Before Abruptly Leaving

Ronda Rousey is back! During the UFC 205 weigh-in in New York City on Friday, Rousey returned for a brief staredown with her next opponent, current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, before storming off the stage. Without saying a single word—and rocking her trademark scowl and displaying her usual pre-fight intensity—Rousey looked mentally prepared to take on […]

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Manny Pacquiao Wins Comeback Fight Against Jessie Vargas in Front of Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao still has it. On Saturday night, less than seven months after beating Timothy Bradley in what was supposed to be the final fight of his boxing career, Pacquiao climbed back between the ropes and defeated Jessie Vargas handily to earn the WBO welterweight title. And he did it in front of a familiar face, […]

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President Obama invites World Series champion Cubs to White House

President Barack Obama has invited the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to visit him at the White House. The team will have to make travel arrangements quickly, though, because Obama leaves office in mid-January. The president tweeted the invitation early Thursday, shortly after the Cubs won their first championship since 1908. They defeated the Cleveland […]

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Colin Kaepernick Just Started A Black Panther Inspired Youth Camp.

Any critics who thought Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against racism and police brutality wasn’t enough to drive social change, well, how about now? During the San Francisco 49ers‘ bye week this past weekend, the team’s woke quarterback held his “I Know My Rights Camp” in Oakland for hundreds of young Black and […]

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The NBA Will Become the First Major Pro League to Broadcast in Virtual Reality

  Imagine watching LeBron James‘ block on Andre Iguodala in Game 7 of this year’s NBA Finals in virtual reality. The next time such a striking NBA moment happens, your viewing experience could put you a lot closer to the action. The NBA is once again at the forefront of cutting-edge technology. This season, the […]

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Raiders owner says Las Vegas will be team’s home.

CARSON CITY — Nevada made a bold play Friday for the Oakland Raiders, officially offering $750 million in taxpayer funds to help build a Las Vegas football stadium that team owner Mark Davis said will be a “proud new home for the Raider Nation.” Legislation to provide public funding for a 65,000-seat, $1.9 billion domed […]

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LAPD Detective Investigating Derrick Rose’s Rape Case Found Shot Dead

  One of the investigators exploring allegations made in the civil suit against Knicks star Derrick Rose died after having been found shot in the chest on Tuesday, October 11. Nadine Hernandez of the Los Angeles Police Department was one of two detectives on the case. She was 44-years-old. Police in the outer suburban town of […]

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Michael Jordan Makes Plea for Calm Amid Charlotte Unrest

  Michael Jordan has called for cooler heads to prevail, following consecutive nights of protests that gave way to violence and destruction in downtown Charlotte. Through a statement put out on Thursday afternoon [September 22], Jordan expressed condolences to the family of Keith Lamont Scott, and sent regards to those who who’ve been injured amid […]

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Las Vegas NFL Raiders Stadium is a 1.9 Billion Dollar Project.

Questions raised by two Clark County commissioners about a proposed NFL stadium prevented the body from taking a stance Tuesday on the $1.9 billion project. Commissioners discussed the stadium and other recommendations from the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee for more than an hour before deciding to reconvene if Gov. Brian Sandoval calls a special […]

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