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    Laurie Hernandez, 16, is set to become the first Latina to represent the U.S. on the women’s Olympic gymnastics team since Annia Hatch in 2004. Take a look at a clip from her Olympic Trials: Congratulations to her for her accomplishment! I absolutely can’t wait for the games to...
  • High Aloha!

    Ok, we all know that Stephen Curry can play!  We all have seen his magic on the court and been wowed by his fever for the game.  I have to ask, how much to you really need to know that you are good at what you do? Apparently Steph...
  • Tested and Smoked

    Now I will be the first to say test it again if the test is not yielding good results but to continually retest someone in the hopes you catch something is a bit much don’t you think? Former Running Back Ricky Williams endured just that.  According to the former...
  • Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon

    Serena Williams beat Angelique Kerber in straight sets to win a seventh Wimbledon and record-tying 22nd grand slam title. Williams captured her seventh Wimbledon title with a win Saturday over Kerber, 7-5, 6-3. The victory ties Williams with Steffi Graf’s record of 22 singles Grand Slam tournament wins. Wimbledon’s...
  • All Things Serena

    I was reading some posts on Uptown and came across an article on Serena Williams. Let’s just take a moment and look at what this sister has accomplished shall we?  Tennis, need we say more Fashion clothing line that is all the rage on HSN Photos in Vibe, Sports...
  • Donovan Hill

    He played a game that he loved.  He did what he would normally do on the field, tackle.  He was paralyzed after making a tackle at a Pop Warner game in Lakewood, California.   Donnovan Hill, the paralyzed former youth football player who reached an unprecedented seven-figure settlement with Pop...
  • Ron Brace, Former New England Patriots Defensive Tackle Dies at Age 29

    Multiple news outlets are reporting that  Springfield, Mass. native,Ron Brace who played four seasons for the Patriots is dead. His cause of death has not been disclosed. Brace’s death was confirmed by the Springfield (Massachusetts) Police Department, which said an investigation is ongoing. The cause of death is not...
  • Gone too Soon!

    In the past month those of us that follow sports have noticed the loss of two very skilled players lost to horrific accidents. Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died as a result of his injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident while at home in Florida.  He was not wearing...
  • Serena Williams Discusses Opponent Maria Sharapova’s Failed Drug Test

    Sharapova admitted she failed a doping test at the Australian Open in January for meldonium, which became a banned substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency code this year. Women’s world number one Serena Williams says Maria Sharapova’s acknowledgement of failing a doping test is a sign of “courage and...

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