With the NBA playoffs around the corner, ESPN is making a trade of its own. Longstanding commentator Sage Steele is being replaced with Michelle Beadle as full-time host on NBA Countdown on ABC and ESPN. ESPN announced that Beadle will now host the pre-game and halftime shows on ABC as well as the studio shows throughout […]
ESPN anchor Sage Steele is in hot water once again for her comments involving black people and racism. During a recent panel discussion on race, Steele reportedly revealed that her worst experiences with racism in America have been at the hands of black people because she is biracial, married to a white man and has […]
How quickly things turn around. As we reported yesterday, tennis icon Venus Williams was subjected to utterly disrespectful commentary during the Australian Open by ESPN announcer Doug Adler. Well today ESPN has decided what his punishment should be and let’s just say you won’t have to hear him on-air for the foreseeable future. Social media […]
A commentator described Williams' tactics as a 'gorilla effect.' ESPN pulled him from the broadcast booth.
ESPN's Bomani Jones spoke with Roland Martin about the ongoing and escalating controversy surrounding NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Charles Barkley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share his views on race, police, community relationships, and the Black Lives Matter movement. The controversial sports analyst also offered his thoughts about NBA players Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James’ ESPYS opening speech. “I thought it […]
For the Miami Heat player, who is among the most well-paid and talented athletes in the world, his insecurities came in the form of one outie belly button.
NewsOne Now panelist Lauren Victoria Burke took on the analysis of America's fascination with O.J. when she said, "This is the first in American history to get away with killing two White people and walk away -- it has never happened before."
If you didn’t know any better, you might think that you woke up in 1994 or 1995 all over again, as the current fascination and endless media attention involving the OJ Simpson murder trial just refuses to slow down. Today a former juror has a controversial theory as to why Simpson received a not guilty […]
For Black History Month, the ESPN host said that oppression is not an excuse for African-Americans to not live out their full potential.