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If you want proof that black women are the strongest people on the planet, look no further than 11-time world champion and four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who not only lead the USA women to a World Gymnastics Championship in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday, she did so with a kidney stone!

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Barack Obama, is urging Americans to rise above the hate after the deadly attack at a Pittsburgh Synagogue left  11 Jewish people dead and several injured. Obama took to Twitter to share the following sentiments: We grieve for the Americans murdered in Pittsburgh. All of us have to fight the rise of anti-Semitism and hateful rhetoric against those […]

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Monday 10.15.18 Famed sports sociologist and future Hallmark greeting card writer Harry Edwards told his wife, “Well, lady, first of all, I’m a leg and a– man myself” after her mastectomy. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, placing blame on someone other than the person responsible for calling an intentional lateral play from the 21-yard line with […]

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Simone Biles is a force to be reckoned with—in competition, and on Twitter. After once again upgrading her gymnastics program by nailing a vault no woman has ever performed during the USA Gymnastics team selection camp last Thursday, on Saturday she took a moment out of her busy schedule to clap back at an…

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Yesterday, USA Gymnastics hosted its selection camp to help choose the five-person team for the upcoming world championships in Doha. I say “help choose” because the results from this competition—or any competition for that matter—aren’t truly determinative of who will be named or not. Final team composition will be…

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Last week the news cycle was Omarosa everything as she dropped tape after tape of secret White House recordings and made allegations about President Donald Trump using the n-word. But for Georgia State lawmaker Michael Williams, the n-word just might be okay.He expressed his thoughts on the comment with CNN’S Victor Blackwell. In 2018 it seems like […]

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BOSTON (AP) — The color choice wasn’t a coincidence. It was a statement. One Simone […]

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Simone Biles admitted even she was curious how she'd respond in her return to competition following a two-year break.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The jitters were obvious and unmistakable. A step out of bounds […]

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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles took to Twitter to issue a letter on Monday to reveal that she can relate to the #MeToo movement. The often charismatic and self-professed “happy, giggly, energetic” athlete added her name to the growing list of athletes who were sexually assaulted by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Feelings… […]

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Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor...

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uhm here it is, I honestly have no words! Enjoy!!!!! Hope it makes you […]

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Simone Biles landed red-hot on the world’s radar during the 2016 Olympics. The 19-year-old walked away from her first Olympics with five medals, four of which were gold. Biles tied the record for most medals won by an American gymnast in a single Olympics, prompting comparisons to Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. But the young […]

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On Monday, Dancing with the Stars kicked off its 24th season, marking the show’s 400th episode. After 11 dances, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles — the most decorated gymnast of all time — took to the floor with her partner Sasha Farber in hopes of raking in the Mirrorball Trophy in the end. One could […]

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When Magic Johnson has his own network, you can bet your bottom dollar he’ll have his own show. On Magic in the Making on the ASPiRE network, the NBA legend and entrepreneur chats with prominent trailblazers and influencers. On Dec. 20, the business mogul will sit down with Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles. In this […]

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Excerpted from “Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance” by Simone Biles, Copyright © 2016 by Simone Biles. Used by permission of Zondervan, www.zondervan.com. From Chapter 19: The Final Five … [On] Tuesday, August 9, our team did exactly what we had been training for so many years to do: We […]

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U.S. gymnastics superstar Simone Biles may have five Olympic medals swinging from her neck, but it’s her mother, Nellie Biles, who feels like the ultimate champion. “Simone’s road to Rio was such an amazing journey for our whole family. I’m just so thankful,” Nellie Biles said. You see, Simone Biles’ accomplishments are rooted in her […]

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Texas’ own George Edward Foreman was a 1968 Olympic gold medalist. By 1974, he was the heavyweight champion of the world. Then he became the Grill Man, in what turned out to be a multimillion-dollar relationship some call the second best (to Michael Jordan and Nike) marketing partnership in the history of sports. Now, Foreman […]

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It’s an early Tuesday morning in New York City. More than 200 people are gathered at the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem. Saws and hammers can be heard. Right in the midst of the crowd is Olympian Dominique Dawes sporting a hard hat, and she’s in on some of the construction. At first glance, […]

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The 19-year-old has become the most decorated American gymnast in history at one Olympics — […]

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In July and August, espnW’s weekly essay series will focus on body image. When I was younger, I used to have the same recurring daydream in gym class. If we were playing softball, I would dream I hit the ball and sprinted to home plate because I deserve to be there, not because my classmates […]

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The Olympic flame was extinguished and the party within the stadium began full-on as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro came to an end. Yet as athletes were celebrating, one U.S. Olympian put another history-making stat in the book. Four-time world champion Simone Biles became the first female gymnast and black woman to […]

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Simone Biles won five Olympic medals in her first Olympic Games and may very well already be the best Olympic gymnast ever. With four golds and one bronze, wearing all five medals at once has to strain her neck, right? Plus how is it possible to make sure each medal shines so brightly? Well, Biles […]

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On the Aug. 19 edition of “CBS This Morning,” gymnast Simone Biles talks about life […]

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Wednesday August 17, 2016 – Even before this year’s Olympics, Simone […]

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We couldn’t let the summer come to an end before getting Reese Waters’ thoughts on the Rio Olympics, R. Kelly, Bow Wow retiring and 50 Cent getting exposed on Power.

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GAME. BLOUSES. He’s only listed at 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds, but Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts is a freak. Normally, when you think of the Red Sox and monster home runs, David Ortiz springs to mind. And while Ortiz, in his final season, is having a tremendous year, it is Betts who actually […]

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If it was up to Aly Raisman, the U.S. would be credited with gold medal A. and gold medal B. in the floor exercise finals Tuesday. Not because Raisman thinks she’s the best. Quite the contrary. “I think it was after all-around and before floor, [teammate] Laurie Hernandez was like, ‘If you get silver again, […]

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Simone Biles’ golden run in Rio is picking up steam. The 19-year-old superstar added a third gold medal to her haul Sunday, easily capturing the women’s vault final. Biles, who helped the “Final Five” to team gold and dominated the all-around competition last week, averaged 15.966 on her two vaults Sunday to become the first […]

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Leslie Jones is having the time of her life at the Rio Olympics. After her constant live tweeting of the Games grabbed the attention of an NBC executive, SNL comedian Leslie Jones was invited to Rio to cover the Olympic Games live. —Leslie Jones invited to Olympics by NBC after hilarious live-tweeting Since her arrival at Rio, […]

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GAME. BLOUSES. Say it loud, say it proud and say it often today, y’all: #BlackGirlMagic. On Thursday night, Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal in swimming. But she didn’t win just any medal, she took home gold. “I’m just so blessed to have a gold medal,” Manuel, 20, […]

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Simone Biles already owned three consecutive world titles and four U.S. national championships before she arrived in Rio. At 19, she already has a floor exercise move named after her that no other women in the world can throw, the surest sign in gymnastics that you’re a sport-changing force. Former Olympic all-around champion Mary Lou […]

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