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O’Brien says Texans discussed signing Kaepernick

Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien says he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick in the wake of last week’s season-ending injury to Deshaun Watson.

Allegations of collusion: Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

State Fair Classic champions battle to stay on top

Last year’s Black National College Champions, the Grambling State Tigers (4-1), met the Prairie View Panthers (2-2) in a SWAC showdown at the State Fair Classic at the Cotton Bowl Oct. 7. The Tigers were led by North Texas native ...

Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult

President Donald Trump struck a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a b---- off the field” for protesting during the national anthem. The line drew loud applause at the president’s political rally ...

Stephens tops US Open final for first Grand Slam title

Sloane Stephens’ remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with the slow work of coming back from surgery on her left foot.

49ers’ Eric Reid resumes anthem kneel, urges ‘change’

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid has resumed kneeling during the national anthem after joining then-teammate Colin Kaepernick in his polarizing protest last season.

Kenyon Martin, giving back through mentorship

Kenyon Martin, NBA veteran of the Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets and L.A. Clippers, among other teams, returned home recently to Oak Cliff to mentor young athletes during summer basketball camp at the Becky Saner Recreation Center.

Kenyon Martin is honored with a proclamation

One the basketball court, NBA players give their all to please fans and bring home a win for their team. But off the court, these talented ballers are family men and philanthropists aiming to give back to their community and ...

Fired for Venus Williams remark, ex-commentator sues ESPN

A tennis commentator dropped by ESPN for a remark about Venus Williams during the Australian Open sued the sports network Feb. 14 for wrongful termination.

George Foreman to be inducted into TBSHF

The Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1996 by Dr. Harry Robinson in an effort to honor the achievements by outstanding African American athletes and coaches in Texas.

University of Texas fires Charlie Strong after three seasons

Charlie Strong is done at the University of Texas at Austin

Iverson, Shaq headline emotional Hall of Fame ceremony

When Shaquille O’Neal was 10 years old, his father made a prediction. Friday night, it was realized when O’Neal became a Hall of Famer.

Bringing home the Gold: USA wins Olympics medal race with ease

The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.

Kaepernick stance for justice gets mixed reactions

Letting his hair go au naturel and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the national anthem drew chatter across NFL camps.

WNBA fines teams, players for displays of social activism

Social activism is coming at a cost for some WNBA players.

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