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Pa’lante: Carmelo Anthony’s Politics Are Rooted In The Young Lords

The New York Knick using his #PlatanoPower for good.


Laurie Hernandez Lands Spot On #TeamUSA: 5 Things To Know About The Rising Star

Lauren "Laurie" Hernandez reminds us that representation really matters.


Watch: Game Changers with Sanya Richards-Ross

Four-time Olympic gold medalist, Sanya Richards-Ross, knows what it means to be at the top of her game


Olympian Cullen Jones Dives Into Teaching Minorities How To Swim

The USA Swimming Foundation partnered with Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones to lower drowning rates among blacks and Latinos.


17-Year-Old Simone Biles Wins Most World Gold Medals

Not only is Simone Biles a brown beauty, but she is only 17-years-old and making history. Simone Biles is an American artistic gymnast…


19 Brown Athletes in the 2014 Sochi Olympics

This year, black athletes broke color barriers at the Sochi Olympics-- specifically in the bobsled category where Lauryn Williams earned a silver medal…


The Sochi Report: Russia Wins The Most Medals At 2014 Winter Olympics

With home court advantage on their side, Russia took home the most medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.


Lauryn Williams Makes Olympic History

Lauryn Williams makes Olympic history by becoming the fifth person to earn a medal in both the summer and winter Olympics. In 2012,…


The Sochi Report: Jamaican Bobsled Team Creates New Song For The Olympics

The Jamaican bobsled team was forever immortalized in the 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings, which followed their 1988 pursuit of a Winter Olympics medal…


The Sochi Report: US Speedskaters Ditch Their Hi-Tech Suits, But To No Luck

The U.S. speedskating team has ditched their high-tech suits midway through the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Designed by Lockheed Martin engineers -- the same guys who…


Sochi Hires Private Company To Murder Stray Dogs Ahead Of Olympics

Talk about being cold blooded. Today in "WTF" news, Russian officials in Sochi have decided to contract a private company to kill off the problematic…


Gabby Douglas’ Best Gymnastic Feats [Gifs]

Happy 18th Birthday Gabby! When we were 16 years old, traveling to London to compete in the Olympics wasn't on our…


Tokyo Wins Bid To Host 2020 Olympics

Despite its frequent earthquakes and near-catastrophe nuclear issues, Tokyo beat out Istanbul, Turkey and Madrid, Spain as host of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The…


A Gabby Douglas Biopic is Coming To a TV Screen Near You

I think we all saw this coming. Since Douglas' historic win as the first African-American gymnast to become the individual all-around Olympic champion…


V Exclusive! Sol Republic to Release Headphones Inspired By Michael Phelps

Swimming pools aren't the only things renowned athlete Michael Phelps springboards into.
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