Tag: summer olympic games

LeBron James Regrets Fueling ‘Wrong Conversation’ About Ma’Khia Bryant Shooting, But Police Accountability Is Part of the Solution

Photo: Ronald Martinez (Getty Images) As someone with a massive platform and the ability to inform and influence the opinions of millions, after being in the public eye for about six years now, I completely understand the responsibility that comes with it. Advertisement No matter how well-intended I might be, things I do or say […]

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Allyson Felix Leads With Love as She Prepares for Her Final Trip to the Summer Olympics

Photo: Harry How (Getty Images) We live in a society of celebrity worship, in which human beings are far too often reduced to what they do instead of who they actually are. This happens all the time with athletes like LeBron James, who are celebrated for their feats on the court, yet admonished for having […]

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Wiz Khalifa Becomes Co-Owner of Professional Fighters League: ‘Hard Work and Sacrifice Pays Off’

Image: Professional Fighters League Beating the dog shit out of people has proven to be a lucrative business venture since the dawn of time. So what better way to improve upon his reported $45 million net worth than for Wiz Khalifa to become part-owner of one of the fastest-growing fight leagues in the world? Advertisement […]

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Game, Set, Match: Serena Williams Signs First-Look TV Deal With Amazon Studios, Docuseries Announced

Serena Williams plays a backhand in her Women’s Singles Semifinals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan during day 11 of the 2021 Australian Open on February 18, 2021.Photo: Cameron Spencer (Getty Images) Amazon Studios has served a first-look TV deal contract to tennis champ and overall icon Serena Williams and it looks like it’s all […]

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Carmelo Anthony Sets Out to Conquer Hollywood With New Venture, Creative 7

Carmelo Anthony and longtime business partner Asani Swann.Photo: Creative 7 NBA heads know all about the infamous Banana Boat Crew, which consists of BFFs LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony. Each has staked their claim on the basketball court, while also expanding their respective brands to include ventures into fashion, social justice, […]

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Her Story Is Now History: Adia Barnes, Dawn Staley Become 1st Black Women to Coach in the Same Final Four Tournament

Photo: Elsa, Carmen Mandato (Getty Images) Simply put, the NCAA has been fucking up. At the onset of March Madness, NCAA officials were forced to apologize for “dropping the ball” after Oregon Ducks forward Sedona Prince put the entire tournament on blast for…well, this: Advertisement There isn’t a chance in hell that men would be […]

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‘I Should Have More Than Four’: LeBron James Offers His Two Cents on the MVP Debate

Photo: Lintao Zhang (Getty Images) Sustained excellence has its perks, but it can also be a bit of a curse. Because when you routinely excel at something, the general populace tends to take it for granted. Advertisement Enter LeBron James, who last I checked, is somehow averaging 25.8 points, eight dimes, and eight assists per […]

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In Her Shoes: Please Stop What You’re Doing and Look at Serena and Olympia’s Adorable New Campaign

Screenshot: Stuart Weitzman If you’re anything like us, this is the time of day—and the time of the week (OK, year)—when your energy and mood may be flagging a bit, meaning you’re desperately in need of a pick-me-up. Allow us to help, by directing your attention to the utterly adorable new Stuart Weitzman campaign starring […]

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IMDb TV Announces LeBron James-Produced Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers

Image: IMDB TV “You’ve got the Lakers, you’ve got the Clippers and then you’ve got Sierra Canyon High School.”– Anonymous Without question, NBA players live a charmed life, but players for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers are social media superstars in their own right, garnering millions of views on YouTube and Instagram while drawing enormous crowds […]

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