The Chargers Host a Family Reunion on Sunday

As the Los Angeles Charger retreat to their confines of the Dignity Health Sports Park after a toss loss last week. They set to welcome in the Houston Texans on Sunday afternoon, yet the Texans bring with a prominent family member of the Chargers. Texans assistant secondary coach D’Anton Lynn is the son of Chargers Head Coach Anthony and Chargers Fullback Derek Watt is the brother of Texans All-Defensive End Pro J.J. Watt.

Sparks Rout Storm in the WNBA Playoffs

In his first season as Head Coach of the Los Angeles Sparks, Derek Fisher led the Sparks to a 22-12 record despite his squad missing a combined 73 games from multiple contributors. In fact, in July, the Sparks were down to eight active players at one point this season.

SoFi Takes the Field with SoFi Stadium

LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park (Hollywood Park) and SoFi are partnering in a 20-year agreement that makes the digital personal finance company the exclusive naming rights partner of the new SoFi Stadium, the future home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams. In addition, SoFi will be an official partner of each of the teams as well as a partner of the performance venue and surrounding entertainment district.

The Time is Now to Help Prevent Gun Violence in Urban Neighborhoods

“One of the things that I have done over the last 10 years – with the exception of 2018 – is host a dinner for the mothers of deceased children in my old hood in Queens, New York. The deceased children all died because of senseless gun violence. The recent dinners have had mostly the same mothers because Life Camp, the program that I support, and the residents have held the violence to a minimum. This year was very, very different…”

Fury Overcomes Comes Nasty Cut to Beat Wallin

This past Saturday night in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Center, Tyson Fury brought his band of supporters out on Mexican Independence Day just as did Otto Wallin for their clash of the titans. This heavyweight bout would give Fury some preparation for his potential rematch with WBA Heavyweight Championship Deontay Wilder he's seeks.

Black Press of America Awards Courageous Leaders

The 2019 honorees are the Honorable Karen Bass, U.S. Representative (D-CA); the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, U.S. Representative (D-MD); the Honorable Bobby Scott, U.S. Representative (D-VA); the Honorable Bennie Thompson, U.S. Representative (D-MS); Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agriculture (UAW); Shani W. Hosten, Vice President Multicultural Leadership, AARP; Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley, Clinical Director of Hematology and Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP); and Crystal Windham, Director, Cadillac Interior Design, General Motors.

OP-ED: DJ Envy’s Wisdom

My path to becoming a Discover the Unexpected ambassador started when I made the decision to go to Hampton University. My mother stressed education and emphasized the importance of getting a degree at a Black institution. She instilled a sense of pride in our household about Historically Black Colleges and Universities so that when it came time for me to apply for school, going to an HBCU felt like the natural thing to do.

Chargers Achieve Milestones in Game 1

After winning their first season opener since 2015 the Chargers are now focused on the Detroit Lions for their week 2 matchup. Looking at their game against the Indianapolis Colts, they had a couple of guys achieve some significant milestones. Veteran quarterback Phillip Rivers and starting Running Back achieved some prestigious milestones in week one.

OP-ED: Flying While Black: Stop the U.S. Congress from Raising Air Travel Taxes

“The tax, known as the passenger facility charge, is a locally enforced but federally authorized fee that every passenger must pay at U.S. commercial airports. Nearly every airport in America charges it. The fee is currently set at $4.50 per person per leg of a trip. Legislation has been introduced that would remove that cap, allowing airports to charge any amount they want.”

The Tamron Hall Show Debuts

“One of the ways Hall is shaping her show is by insisting the makeup of the crew reflect her audience. Despite having veteran executive producer Bill Geddie at the helm, Hall insisted that more women be hired because she wants to empower people like her – a self-described country girl from Luling, Texas who has made it to the upper echelons of television and news.”

AT&T Foundation Makes $300,000 Contribution to George W. Bush Institute

"We applaud the George W. Bush Institute for being visionaries in education, and for their steadfast advocacy for smart policies that keep us accountable to our next generation,” said Texas State Rep. Morgan Meyer, who serves on the Texas House Committee on Public Education. “There's no doubt that leaders across our state and our nation should make providing quality education for every child a legacy because it's an issue that impacts our families, our communities and our future."