LOS ANGELES - Colin Kaepernick is joining with Emmy-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay on a Netflix drama series about the teenage roots of the former NFL player's activism."Colin in Black & White" will examine Kaepernick's high school years to ...
Jun 30, 2020
AND just like that, Mark Zuckerberg is $7.2 billion poorer. The besieged Facebook CEO is facing a flurry of advertiser pullouts as major international brands pledged to boycott placing ads in the social network. Facebook makes most of its money from ...
Jun 28, 2020
PARIS - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has criticized "ignorant and uneducated" comments by former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.Hamilton, a six-time world champion and the only Black driver in F1, was shocked by Ecclestone's claim during an interview with ...
Jun 28, 2020
THE noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October, federal authorities said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in announcing there will be no charges filed in an incident that ...
Jun 24, 2020
LONDON - Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is to set up a commission to increase diversity in motorsport.The Mercedes driver said the aim of the Hamilton Commission would be to make the sport "become as diverse as the complex ...
Jun 22, 2020
TALLADEGA, Alabama - A noose was found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace at the Nascar race in Alabama on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), less than two weeks after he successfully pushed the stock car racing series to ban the ...
Jun 22, 2020
FOR the first-ever virtual ESPYs, streamed online this morning (Manila time), rapper Snoop Dogg unveiled a moving tribute to the late Kobe Bryant.Over tinkling piano chords, Snoop rapped: "All grit no smile ... Let's do it mamba style."The ...
Jun 22, 2020
VETERAN player Jervy Cruz tested negative after undergoing a rapid test for the novel coronavirus disease on Thursday.He was quick to have himself and his whole family tested after two of the elderly jeepney drivers in the so-called Piston 6 ...
Jun 19, 2020
PBA veteran Jervy Cruz is one of the consistent few in a long list of athletes voluntarily lending a helping hand in a time of COVID-19. Together with his family, the University of Santo Tomas graduate occasionally does outreach programs and ...
Jun 15, 2020
ONE week on, the CrossFit community worldwide is still reeling from the turmoil that shook up its leadership.On June 7, the founder and then-CEO of CrossFit, Greg Glassman, tweeted out "FLOYD-19" in response to a mental health institute's ...
Jun 15, 2020
For NBA superstars Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook, the protest against racial injustice doesn't end on the streets.The Portland Trail Blazers guard just dropped a track on systemic racism titled "Blacklist" as Dame D.O.L.L.A. via ...
Jun 11, 2020
NASCAR banned the Confederate flag from its races and venues on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), formally severing itself from what for many is a symbol of slavery and racism.The move comes amid social unrest around the globe following the death of ...
Jun 11, 2020
DESPITE all that's going on in the world, it should still be acknowledged that June is Pride Month-which makes it a good time to learn more about the LGBTQ community by watching movies that champion Pride as well as ...
Jun 10, 2020
SINCE the George Floyd incident that sparked a stronger and more unified Black Lives Matter protest in the United States and the rest of the world, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma has been one of the most vocal NBA players at ...
Jun 10, 2020
PREVENTED from doing his day job by the coronavirus outbreak, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is standing out during the pandemic through his passionate campaigning against racial injustice.The Mercedes driver took to Instagram on Monday in support of demonstrators who toppled ...
Jun 9, 2020
Not all peaceful protests against racial injustice and police brutality in the US have to be tainted by looting and violence.One of those positive "Black Lives Matter" demonstrations was an actual dunk contest that provided entertainment to passionate crowds on streets. ...
Jun 8, 2020
THIS weekend, a short tweet by CrossFit founder Greg Glassman set off a storm within the community, leading some brands and affiliate gyms to end their partnership with the global fitness giant.In response to a post by the Institute of Metric ...
Jun 8, 2020
HAMPTON, Georgia - Bubba Wallace donned a black T-shirt with the words "I Can't Breathe" and Nascar paused before Sunday's Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to acknowledge the country's social unrest. The governing body vowed ...
Jun 8, 2020
More NBA players have been joining the "Black Lives Matter" protests.Stephen Curry, his wife Ayesha, and Golden State Warriors teammates Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney, and Juan Toscano-Anderson took part in march against police brutality around the Northern California city.Meanwhile, ...
Jun 6, 2020
Following the example of Colin Kaepernick, Kobe Paras has offered to help raise funds for the legal fees of protesters arrested by the police.Hearing of fellow University of the Philippines students being apprehended during a rally this morning in UP's ...
Jun 5, 2020
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