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“The JET” Honored as 2011 Sportswoman of the Year

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World champion sprinter Carmelita Jeter, who lays claim as the “Fastest Woman Alive” by winning the gold medal in the 100–meter race at the 2011 IAAF World Track and Field Championships, will be presentedwith the prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award during the seventh annual LA Sports Awards, presented by AT&T […]

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Sugar Ray Leonard is Victorious in the Big Fight

By Dennis J. Freeman Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the all-time greats in boxing. His fights and triumphs are legendary. His status as an International Boxing Hall of Fame member is unquestioned. Yet for years he kept a secret hidden from the outside world. While Leonard was piling up […]

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Dr. Tommie Smith: Still Running the Race of his Life

October 19 Dennis J. Freeman 2

By Dennis J. Freeman Forty-two years ago, Dr. Tommie Smith ran the race of his life, setting a world record and winning the gold medal in the 200 meters at the 1968 Olympics. Today, Smith is still running. This time around, Smith, through his foundation, the Tommie Smith Youth Initiative, […]