Controversy continues to swirl around rapper Jay-Z's lucrative partnership deal with the National Football League (NFL) for halftime entertainment consolation and social justice causes. Many say Jay-Z - a former drug dealer - sold out free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a quick buck.
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LeBron James had a very difficult time finding current NBA stars to participate in Space Jam 2, the sequel to Michael Jordan's blockbuster animated film Space Jam (1995).
Janelle Monáe won the Best Dressed celebrity award on day one at the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis Championships on Monday, July 01, in London, England. The 33-year-old singer was in attendance as 15-year-old Cori Gauff stunned veteran tennis player Venus Williams.
NBA star Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, April 10.
At Wade's final home game against the Philadelphia 76ers at Miami's American Airlines Arena on Tuesday, he posed for a family portrait with his wife, Gabrielle Union, his nephew, Dahveon Morris, and children, Kaavia James Union Wade, Zion Wade, 11, Zaire Wade, 17, and Xavier Wade, 5, whom Wade fathered with a fan in California.
New Orleans Saints fans are still fuming over the no call in the 4th quarter of the NFC championship game that resulted in the L.A. Rams going to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Saints ticket-holders filed a lawsuit against the NFL to force both teams to replay part of the 4th quarter.
Gladys Knight did not bite her tongue when asked about Colin Kaepernick's ongoing National Anthem protest. Gladys agreed to sing the National Anthem before the start of the Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Feb. 3.
Soul legend Gladys Knight has agreed to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3. The NFL announced Thursday that the 74-year-old singer will perform at the Super Bowl.
Naomi Osaka's dominance over Serena Williams in the women's finals at the 2018 U.S. Open is reaping huge financial rewards for the star from Japan. Adidas ripped up Naomi's old contract and rewarded her with a $10 million per year deal!
Rapper Kevin Gates called out activist Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games in 2016. Kevin, who is pictured with wife Dreka Haynes in June, is best known for his mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2.
Jemele Hill's career as a sports blogger for ESPN is apparently over. Hill's contract will be terminated in September, according to media reporter James Miller.
A new French Open policy bans curve-fitting catsuits like the one tennis champion Serena Williams has made infamous during the championship at Roland Garros Stadium.
The French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli announced the new policy banning the skintight tennis outfit worn by the world's most dominating female tennis player.