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A federal judge ruled to keep a controversial North Carolina voter ID law in place, despite outcry from civil rights activists and residents who claim it has a negative impact on people of color. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder decided to dismiss lawsuits filed against state election laws. Judge Schroeder said there isn’t any substantial […]

Tom Brady will have to serve that four-game suspension for his involvement in Deflategate, after all.

In November, L.A. Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot twice in the head. Today, he's back to running routes on the field.

Though there is little information to show the suspect, identified as Cardell Hayes, knew Will Smith prior to the shooting, something else links the two -- a New Orleans police officer.

Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted by the National Football League in 2014. Though he never actually played in an official NFL regular season game after leaving the University of Missouri, Sam helped pave the way for the LGBT community in professional sports. In a soon-to-be released interview in Attitude Magazine, Michael Sam discussed his feelings about […]

"The Falcons coach, one of the coaches, was like, 'So do you like men?'" Apple said. "It was like the first thing he asked me. It was weird."

A player with the NFL's Seattle Seahawks claims that two women called the police on him as he attempted to inquire about an empty gym. Safety Kam Chancellor was looking into the window of the vacant facility when cops were called to the scene, Deadspin reports.

Although reigning NFL MVP and Carolina Panthers superstar quarterback Cam Newton is largely out of the news cycle after his team’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos, he’s still making headlines. Black sportswriter Kimberley A. Martin, who covers the New York Jets, shared a letter she received from a racist reader after recently writing […]

The biggest game in the NFL just went down for the books! Singer Lady Gaga opened the 2016 Super Bowl 50 by performing the National Anthem with a spirit that seemed to invigorate Carolina Panther’s star quarterback Cameron Newton. The Panthers won the initial coin toss but chose to pass, allowing Peyton Manning and the […]