Tag: olympics

5 Songs That Would Launch 1,000 Think Pieces If They Were Released Today

Whew, chile. Can you imagine if “Bills, Bills, Bills” were released today? Folks were up in arms when it dropped in 1999; men everywhere called it a golddigger anthem, mainly because folks really only listen to hooks. Sporty Thievz, creators of the response to TLC’s “No Scrubs”— “No Pigeons” —even released a response record. But […]

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Track Star Allyson Felix Named Women’s Sports Foundation’s Sportswoman Of The Year

NewsOne Featured Video From Serena Williams to LeBron James, many athletes have transcended their impact and influence beyond the realm of sports and into activism; among them is track and field star Allyson Felix. According to ESPN, the Olympian was recently named Sportswoman of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation for the strides she’s […]

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Here’s 10 Of The 2020 Olympics’ Blackest Moments

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE Olympic medalists Tommie Smith and John Carlos shocked the world when they threw up a Black Power fist while being awarded at the podium during the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. The photograph of the Black track and field stars was taken right after their impressive win in the competition’s […]

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Intel’s 8K HDR Internet livestreams: The future of OTT sports, entertainment, and gaming broadcasts?

 This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel. Last summer, as athletes broke world records at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, another “one for the books” was quietly taking place. For 19 days, live coverage of many Olympic events was broadcast over the public Internet at 8K at […]

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NBA Players Won’t Be Subject to Random Marijuana Tests During 2021-22 Season

NBA Players Won’t Be Subject to Random Marijuana Tests During 2021-22 Season As Sporting News notes, the league adjusted the policy last season after the coronavirus was kind enough to magically appear and ruin all of our lives: The NBA first adjusted the policy during the 2019-20 season restart, which featured 22 of the 30 […]

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