Tag: athletes

  • Trail Blazers hire Billups on Dawn Staley and Becky Hammon

    Becky Hammon (right, with Las Vegas owner Mark Davis)picture: Getty Images Becky Hammon and Don Staley were literally there. But instead of making history by being the first NBA team to hire a woman as a head coach, the Portland Trail Blazers chose former point guard Chauncey Billups — and led them to one of […]

  • Opinion: The permanent whiteness of tennis

    Editor’s note: Harry Edwards, sociologist and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, author of “The black athlete revolutionAbout black activity on the field and in the sports arena. The opinions expressed here are his own. Read More opinion In CNN. CNN – If you watched Frances Tiafoe play at the US Open last […]