Have A Ball On Father’s Day From Harlem To Hollywood

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In a time when folks are asking where are all of the African-American fathers, you can look at the 2015 NBA Finals to see many proud dads celebrating their offspring’s accomplishments as well basking in the glow of fatherhood. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ESPN + Mobb Deep = Remix For The NBA Playoffs!

image003Havoc and Prodigy have teamed up with ESPN to remix their 1995 The Infamous single to become the opening for “NBA Countdown” during the Western Conference Finals. Continue Reading →

Pope “Da Baller” Francis Becomes Honorary Harlem Globetrotter


The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, who just completed a record-setting tour of North America, named Pope Francis just the ninth Honorary Harlem Globetrotter in team history today at the Vatican, as the Ambassadors of Goodwill™ prepare for the team’s landmark 90th anniversary tour, which will tip off in the fall. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Becomes Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

Pope-as-Harlem-Globetrotter--124339Pope Francis didn’t have a prayer of spinning a basketball — but scored a slam dunk Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 as an honorary Harlem Globetrotter. Continue Reading →

Ball Up Returns To Harlem The Mecca of Basketball

BallUp_NYC_Next Friday May 8th, Ball Up – the premier name in streetball – takes a bite out of the Big Apple. Continue Reading →

NY Knicks Season Comes To A Merciful End

knicks4By Marc Rasbury

As baseball gets underway, I would like to look at Phil Jackson first season in charge of his former team in a National past time perspective. Ok, the New York Knicks are in the process of their third rebuilding plan in five years. Continue Reading →

Now Playing On NCAA Final Four On Westwood One Sports (audio)

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Listen to the NCAA Final Four audio link from Tunein anywhere from Harlem or Harare.

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The Harlem Chicks And The Harlem Queens Basketball Team, 1958-1960

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The Dempsey Hovland‘s who managed the House of David basketball team in the 1930s, also created the New York Harlem Chicks basketball team the first all female African-American basketball team in the USA, the female version of the Harlem Globetrotters. Continue Reading →