Tag: ESPN

Documentary About NHL’s First Black Player Coming To ESPN

The journey of Willie O’Ree—the first Black man to play in the National Hockey League—is coming to the small screen. According to Deadline, ESPN has acquired the rights to a documentary that delves into how the Canadian broke racial barriers in the realm of sports. The film, dubbed Willie, captures how the racial climate in […]

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Michael Wilbon Says Kobe Bryant Gave Him A Tough-Love Lecture After His Heart Attack

On Friday night, Staples Center was the epicenter of the basketball world, as fans across the globe tuned in to see Kobe Bryant’s friends, loved ones, colleagues, and contemporaries celebrate his life and legacy as the Lakers took the court for the first time since his passing last Sunday in a helicopter crash that killed […]

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