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USC’s Dawn Staley Becomes Highest Paid Black Women’s Basketball Head Coach With $22.4 Million Contract

Dawn Staley

On Friday, the University of South Carolina announced that women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley signed a 7-year contract worth $22.4 million. The contact will take her through the 2027-28 season. The contract makes Staley the highest-paid Black head coach in her sport. She is now also one of the highest-paid women’s basketball coaches …

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Las Vegas Raiders Head Coach Resigns Following Accusations That He Wrote Racist, Misogynistic, and Anti-Gay Rhetoric Emails Over a 10-Year Span

Jon Gruden

Following accusations of emails that he wrote over a 10-year span that contained racist, misogynistic, and anti-gay rhetoric, Las Vegas Raiders head coach, Jon Gruden, has resigned. “I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction,” Gruden said in a statement Monday night. “Thank you to all …

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Former NBA Players Indicted in Health Insurance Fraud Scam

Shannon Brown, Glen Davis, Sebastian Telfair, Terrence Williams

Eighteen former NBA players were indicted in federal court Thursday for defrauding the basketball league’s health and welfare benefit plan out of about $4 million. Among those who allegedly participated in the scam, which was carried out from at least 2017 to 2020, includes former Nets player Terrence Williams, the …

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ESPN’s Sage Steele Temporarily Pulled off Air for Controversial Comments, Positive Covid Test

ESPN Files Motion To Dismiss Freedom of Speech Lawsuit Brought on by Anchor Sage Steele

ESPN’s Sage Steele will be taking a break from her usual duties after she made some controversial comments. The Sports Center anchor appeared on a third-party podcast where she made comments about Barack Obama’s racial background, ESPN’s coronavirus policy, and even suggested that certain female journalists face harassment because of …

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Derek Jeter Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter Slams Rumors That He Gave Gift Baskets To His One Night Stands

Legendary New York Yankee Derek Jeter was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday as part of the class of 2020. The MLB was forced to put off the ceremony amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The four-person class would have been joined by the 2021 inductees, but none were elected …

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