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Jesse Daniels from the Nike Editorial NYC

Basketball and Bravery from Harlem’s Polo Grounds

by Karen Roberts Jesse Daniels is one of those people that properly use perseverance and determination to get things done. His vehicle for doing so is basketball in what he described as his only way out of inconvenient and dangerous circumstances. His day starts with a vision board and words of encouragement for himself.  The …

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LL and Cube ( Dylan Buell. Getty Images)

Today’s Hip Hop: Sports TV Station Ownership and Leadership

By Mashari Grissom Photo: Ice Cube and LL Cool J taken by Dylan Buell (Getty Images) Thank you for Hip Hop—was the comment that resonated the most on social media after LL Cool J and Ice Cube’s recent business venture was announced. The two legendary Rappers stapled in Hip Hop history, are in the process …

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Travis Scott (photograph by Mark Horton)

Travis Scott Performing at Superbowl Only if NFL Donates To A Charity of His Choice

by Mashari Grissom Despite the controversy around NFL, the Rapper and Producer Travis Scott will be performing at the Super Bowl LIII. It was announced in early January that Scott will headline Pepsi’s Super Bowl weekend party at Planet Pepsi in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday, Feb. 1. The performance will be held days before the …

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Magic Johnson Shares Favorite NYC Moments, Tips to Overcoming Addiction, and Lebron’s Reasoning for Choosing Lakers

by Derrel Jazz Johnson NBA legend and Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson was in New York City late last year to celebrate the release of the book “Aiming High” by best-selling author and his good friend Darren Prince, hosted by DuJour Media’s Jason Binn. Notables including former New York Knicks Charles Oakley, and television …

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Rookies Mitchell Robinson and Kevin Knox

Youth movement by New York Knicks Reveals Abundance of Young Talent

 by Derrel Jazz Johnson With 2018 NBA All Star Kristaps Porzingis still out with injury, the season for the New York Knicks is all about growth and development of young players. While the development of rookie Kevin Knox may seem obvious, players like Noah Vonleh, Allonzo Trier, and Damyean Dotson are also making strides in …

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Even While Injured, Kristaps Porzingis Is Still Leading the New York Knicks

by Derrel Jazz Johnson New York Knicks All-Star Kristaps Porzingis returned to Madison Square Garden last week for the first time since his season-ending injury last month. Porzingis updated the media on how he is handling the injury, his rehabilitation, and his support system. I’ve been having a positive mind this whole and just going …

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Can new Mom Serena Williams regain the crown in women’s tennis? By Derrel Jazz Johnson

Serena Williams has returned to singles action in tennis, but is she capable of returning to the dominant form that won her 23 Grand Slam titles? I was on hand for Serena’s return to singles action at Madison Square Garden in New York City earlier this month in the Tie Break Tens tournament. Williams defeated Marion Bartoli in …

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