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Boxing, George Foreman, Harlem Globetrotters, Muhammad Ali, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Negro League, New York Rens, Rumble in the Jungle, Satchel Paige, Zack Clayton -

In the yellowed clippings from a March 1942 issue of the Pittsburgh Courier, Claude Johnson found this passage in a game story about a night the Harlem Renaissance came back from 14 points down in the fourth quarter against the Fort Wayne Pistons at Madison Square Garden: “At this crucial point, Zack Clayton, the Philly […]

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Comedy, Harlem Globetrotters, Kansas Jayhawks, Lynette Woodard, Moms Mabley, NCAA, Two For Tuesday, WNBA, Women's History Month -

This week’s Two for Tuesday features a trailblazer in comedy, Moms Mabley, and Lynette Woodard, who is an Olympic gold medalist, the first female Globetrotter and a WNBA standout. Lynette Woodard When the Harlem Globetrotters were looking to add a female basketball player to their roster in 1985, they added Olympic gold medalist Lynette Woodard. […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Harlem Globetrotters, NBA, New York Rens -

Monday was the 94th anniversary of one of the greatest basketball teams to ever lace up. Though the New York Renaissance, the first all-black professional basketball team, played, dominated and was shuttered all before the NBA was born doesn’t mean the Rens didn’t leave a lasting impact on the game. Oh, no. Over its nearly […]

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2015 Obituaries, Entertainment, Harlem Globetrotters, Meadowlark Lemon, nba hall of fame, Sports -

Meadowlark Lemon also known as the “Clown Prince of Basketball” died Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz […]

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