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Hampton’s Jermaine Marrow ignores his size to produce big-time plays

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Happy birthday, Martin Luther King Jr., from John Lewis

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MLK Day holds significant meaning for Memphis Grizzlies

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The creator of this social media app wants prisoners to stay connected to their families

An eight-year sentence ended Marcus Bullock’s hoop dreams. Daily letters from his mother helped him survive.

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Atlanta Hawks spend MLK Day encouraging local first-year college hopefuls

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She and Calvin Royal III are the first black couple to perform lead roles for American Ballet Theatre

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Pathbreaking NBA exec Wayne Embry honored at MLK Day in Memphis

A five-time All-Star, he made his biggest mark in the front office

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Happy birthday, Martin Luther King Jr., from John Lewis

On King’s 90th birthday, the civil rights icon and Georgia legislator pours out his heart to his mentor

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DeMarcus Cousins enjoyed Warriors debut with his mom and support system

Those who played a role in the big man’s return were there to witness it

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MLK Day holds significant meaning for Memphis Grizzlies

Mike Conley, J.B. Bickerstaff discuss the emotions of playing on MLK Day

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Top quarterbacks like Jalen Hurts are changing the college recruiting game

Athletes realize that playing time at elite college programs translates into an NFL payday

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Atlanta Hawks spend MLK Day encouraging local first-year college hopefuls

Leaving a legacy was takeaway of the day for kids at State Farm Arena

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Jimmy Butler: ‘I don’t have regrets’

The NBA All-Star talks about his improbable journey in his own words

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Pathbreaking NBA exec Wayne Embry honored at MLK Day in Memphis

A five-time All-Star, he made his biggest mark in the front office

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Tony Dungy: Some announcers’ biased language perpetuates black QB stereotypes

Some, like Cris Collinsworth and Troy Aikman, know the problem and fight for clarity and balance

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Those who played a role in the big man’s return were there to witness it

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Chuck D’s bond with the New York Knicks

The Public Enemy rapper is a beloved fan and now a friend of the organization

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Top quarterbacks like Jalen Hurts are changing the college recruiting game

Athletes realize that playing time at elite college programs translates into an NFL payday

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The projected top-five WNBA pick discusses how her parents shaped her game

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Jimmy Butler: ‘I don’t have regrets’

The NBA All-Star talks about his improbable journey in his own words

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Former NBA exec hoping to bring Dream Team vision to soccer

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