Sports

Baseball’s Annual Winter Meetings Include Programs to Continue Growth of the Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Major League Baseball announced this week that once again this year, it will host a selection of activities during the Baseball Winter Meetings designed to continue the considerable cultural growth of diversity and inclusion throughout the sport. These programs will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Friday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 11. They include…

Read More

Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica, Africa

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia While many deep-pocketed philanthropists and celebrities will write checks to support worthy causes, Tennis megastar Serena Williams routinely goes the extra mile. In a recently released video, Williams donned a pair of jeans, workboats, a hardhat and went to work on Salt Marsh Elementary School in…

Read More

The St. James Announces Kevin Durant MLK Classic, an Elite High School Basketball Showcase Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sports, wellness and entertainment center The St. James announced in November its partnership with two-time NBA Champion Kevin Durant’s Team Durant at The St. James, to produce the inaugural Kevin Durant MLK Classic. The KD MLK Classic, which will take place at The St. James from January 18 through January 20, 2020, will showcase match ups between some of North…

Read More

Tiger Woods Ties PGA Record for Most Wins

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Tiger Woods’ fantastic year continued in Japan, where he set another record. The 43-year-old captured the Zozo Championship in Japan with a dominating wire-to-wire victory and tying Hall of Famer Sam Snead for the most career PGA Tour wins with 83. Woods also became just the…

Read More