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Mike Singletary: Express Yourself

Special from The New Tri-State Defender NFL Hall of Famer Mike Singletary knew exactly what he wanted to do after he retired from playing the game he loved. After a legendary 12-year career with the Chicago Bears — including the celebrated 1985 Super Bowl champion squad — Singletary knew he wanted to coach. Like, really…

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NFL Settles Collusion Case with Colin Kaepernick

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Colin Kaepernick’s more than two year battle with the NFL has come to an end. The former NFL quarterback and the league have reached a financial settlement in Kaepernick’s collusion complaint against football’s owners. The settlement comes just one day after it was revealed that the former…

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NBA to Support Local Youth, Families and Organizations Through Grassroots Community Efforts as Part of NBA All-Star 2019

As part of NBA All-Star 2019, members of the NBA family will work alongside local community organizations to support tens of thousands of children, families and people in need across Charlotte through a series of grassroots programs and events. Using the game of basketball to bring people together and empower the city’s next generation of…

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IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Trailblazer, Civil Rights Icon Frank Robinson Dead at 83

By Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Frank Robinson, a trailblazing figure who was Major League Baseball’s first African American manager and one of its greatest players during a career that spanned 21 seasons, died Thursday after a prolonged illness, according to pro baseball’s premiere website, MLB.com. Robinson was 83. The Hall of Famer hit…

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