1. New York Jets Nominated for Professional Sports Team of the Year Award

    On May 18, SportsBusiness Daily and SportsBusiness Journal will host the fourth annual Sports Business Awards in the Broadway Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis in New York City...

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  2. Lawrence Taylor Makes No Apologies for Soliciting Underage Prostitute

    Yet another sad chapter in the life of a National Football League legend came to a close Tuesday morning when Lawrence Taylor was sentenced to six years probation on misdemeanor charges of sexual misconduct and patronizing an underage prostitute...

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  3. New York Yankees Stars Top List of Major League Baseball's Best-Selling Jerseys

    Although in the twilight of his Hall of Fame career, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter ’s appeal among baseball fans is eons from fading into the sunset...

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  4. New York Knicks: Does Head Coach Mike D'Antoni Deserve To Be on the Hot Seat?

    After Monday evening’s disappointing 96-86 loss to the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks dropped to 7-9 and 35-35 overall since the acquisition of Carmelo Anthony ...

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  5. This Day in Black Sports History: February 28, 2003

    Although he excelled at cricket and soccer growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, Patrick Aloysius Ewing rose from poor beginnings to become one of the 50 greatest players in the history of the National Basketball Association ( NBA )...

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  6. This Day in Black Sports History: February 27, 2006

    In an era when women and blacks were viewed as second-class citizens and were not considered qualified to compete at baseball’s highest level, Effa L...

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  7. This Day in Black Sports History: February 26, 1973

    Compared to Gale Sayers, Roger Craig and Thurman Thomas coming out of San Diego State University, Marshall William Faulk would live up to the hype by becoming the most versatile running back in National Football League history...

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  8. This Day in Black Sports History: February 25, 1964

    “I don’t have a mark on my face and I upset Sonny Liston and I just turned 22 years old; I must be the greatest!” Those were the immortal words uttered by Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr...

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  9. This Day in Black Sports History: February 24, 1998

    Although she suffered a season-ending injury in the penultimate game of her college basketball career, Nykesha Simone Sales left the University of Connecticut (UConn) as the Huskies’ all-time leading scorer...

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  10. This Day in Black Sports History: February 23, 1986

    Throughout his 20-year career in the National Basketball Association, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s trademark sky hook was virtually untouchable, much like the records he held upon his retirement in 1989...

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  11. This Day in Black Sports History: February 22, 2007

    This day in black sports history marks the fourth anniversary of the sudden and tragic passing of a man Larry Bird called “best I ever played with” and whom Earvin ‘ ...

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  12. This Day in Black Sports History: February 21, 2003

    Although in the twilight of his career, with nothing left to prove, Michael Jeffrey Jordan continued his assault on the National Basketball Association’s record books. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Wilmington, N...

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  13. This Day in Black Sports History: February 20, 2011

    When Western Conference head coach Gregg Popovich called his number in the first quarter of the 60th NBA All-Star Game, Blake Austin Griffin became a part of black sports history at the tender age of 21...

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  14. This Day in Black Sports History: February 19, 1996

    Seemingly lost among his colorful and controversial comments both during and after he retired from the game was the fact that Charles Wade Barkley was one of the greatest players in the National Basketball Association’s 64 year history...

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  15. This Day in Black Sports History: February 18, 1986

    In the history of the National Basketball Association ( NBA ), only four players have recorded a quadruple-double, which is the accumulation of double-digit number totals in four ...

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  16. This Day in Black Sports History: February 17, 1936

    In the summer of 1966, James Nathaniel Brown stunned the sports world with the announcement of his retirement from the Cleveland Browns while still in the prime of his NFL career...

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  17. This Day in Black Sports History: February 16, 1970

    As the only American boxer to emerge from the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games with a gold medal, Joseph William Frazier had an extremely bright future ahead of him...

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  18. This Day in Black Sports History: February 15, 2011

    When it comes to the game of basketball, William Felton Russell is arguably the greatest winner in the sport’s history...

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  19. This Day in Black Sports History: February 14, 1951

    It goes without saying that Valentine’s Day is an annual commemoration, celebrating love and affection between intimate companions...

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  20. This Day in Black Sports History: February 13, 1920

    Before Jackie Robinson broke the Major League Baseball color barrier in 1947, the Negro leagues provided the only arena for aspiring African-American players to showcase their talents on a wider scale...

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  21. This Day in Black Sports History: February 12, 1896

    In the pantheon of sports, the number of African-Americans who have made their mark in horse racing is few and far between. But though diminutive in stature, one black man became a giant among jockeys of all races past, present and future...

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  22. This Day in Black Sports History: February 11, 1990

    When James “Buster” Douglas signed on to challenge Mike Tyson , the youngest man to win the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC) and International ...

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  23. This Day in Black Sports History: February 10, 1989

    In the mid-1990s, as he inched closer to becoming the National Basketball Association's all-time leader in coaching victories, Leonard Randolph Wilkens exhibited the same type of ...

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  24. This Day in Black Sports History: February 9, 1992

    Figuratively speaking, November 7, 1991 was the day the magic died in the National Basketball Association. Named by ESPN as the seventh most memorable moment in the past 25 years, Earvin Johnson, Jr...

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  25. This Day in Black Sports History: February 8, 1986

    In a sport known for its elitist, country-club image, a young woman who had already spent more than half of her adolescent life in training burst on to the United States figure skating scene to make black sports history...

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