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  • Saturday, 04 April 2020 17:40
  • Matthew Allen

Kobe Bryant theGrio.comKobe Bryant Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) The 2020 enshrinement of the Naismith Pro Basketball Hall of Fame will be a bittersweet one. The late Kobe Bryant is among a group of prominent first-ballot inductees, including Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, as reported by Yahoo Sports. Vanessa Bryant, Bryant’s widow, on Saturday spoke to ESPN on the news of his posthumous induction. “We’re extremely proud of him,” she said sitting alongside her eldest

  • Friday, 03 April 2020 12:12
  • Dawn Onley

New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, used his considerable wealth and connections to secure more than one million N95 masks from China for medical workers in Massachusetts and other states. Former ESPN host Jemele Hill wants you to know this is the same Kraft who is best buddies with our Commander in Chief. READ MORE: Ed Gordon’s new book includes conversations with Jemele Hill, Killer Mike, Maxine Waters and other powerful voices “This is where I remind people that Robert Kraft is friends with Donald Trump and gave to his campaign. It’s incredible the Kraft family is doing this, but hope they

  • Tuesday, 31 March 2020 15:58
  • Dawn Onley

LeBron James isn’t just sweet on the basketball court, he also is a true lifesaver. Just ask his good friend, Carmelo Anthony. Anthony, 35, did an Instagram Live with Dwyane Wade and said the Los Angeles Lakers star once saved his life while vacationing in the Bahamas. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, brought up the incident and urged Melo to tell the story. READ MORE: Shaquille O’Neal hilariously shows off hairline after losing bet to Dwyane Wade “Mel, in your own words, please tell the story of when we were in the Bahamas and it didn’t look like you were gonna make it,”

  • Friday, 27 March 2020 15:34
  • Dawn Onley

Hoda Kotb couldn’t hold back the ugly cry this morning on Today as she interviewed New Orleans Saints quarterback, Drew Brees, about his $5 million donation to Louisiana to help combat coronavirus cases. READ MORE: Tamron Hall gets real about her ‘Today Show’ firing during opening of new talk show Kotb, 55, worked in New Orleans as a former anchor at WWL-TV and still has so much love for the city. It all spilled over when she interviewed Brees about the donation he made with his wife, Brittany, as Louisiana experiences a sharp rise in new coronavirus cases, reported Page Six. As

  • Tuesday, 24 March 2020 15:55
  • Blue Telusma

It has been confirmed that after almost a decade together, The Carolina Panthers are officially parting ways with Cam Newton. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo report that the team will be releasing the former NFL MVP as soon as Tuesday. READ MORE: Cam Newton calls out Panthers over trade: ‘Stop with the word play’ Last week, the Carolina Panthers granted Newton permission to seek a trade after a series of discussions between the organization and the athlete’s agents. For many, general manager Marty Hurney‘s announcement of the decision signaled the end of the quarterback’s nine-year run. “One of

  • Monday, 23 March 2020 19:46
  • Dawn Onley

Olympic RingsThe Olympic rings in Tokyo, Japan (Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images_ It appears the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan has become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. According to USA Today, the summer Olympics will likely be postponed until 2021. More information will be announced in the next four weeks, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound shared with the newspaper on Monday. “On the basis of the information the IOC has,

  • Monday, 23 March 2020 12:41
  • Dawn Onley

Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray apologized to his fans on social media yesterday, saying his Instagram account was hacked after a graphic video of him engaged in a sex act surfaced. Murray, 23, deleted the video on Saturday night, but not before it was copied and shared across social media platforms. READ MORE: Porn and cannabis on the rise amid social distancing “First and foremost I would like to apologize to my fans. My account has been hacked, currently working on the issue. Thanks,” Murray tweeted to his fans on March 22. First and foremost I would like to apologize to my

  • Saturday, 21 March 2020 13:41
  • Melanie Eversley

Mike Tyson thegrio.comMike Tyson (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Former world heavyweight boxing champion turned-cannabis-entrepreneur Mike Tysondelivered a shocker to rapper Eminem on his Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson podcast, dubbing the white hip hop artist as an honorary “nigga.” There’s been lots of debate over the use of the word. Critics say there’s no difference between the derogatory “n-word” and the version that ends with the letter “a,” often used to express

  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020 19:36
  • Blue Telusma

LeBron James LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) LeBron James is being sued for posting a picture of himself on Facebook without first getting permission from the photographer. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, photographer Steven Mitchell is suing both James and his companies Uninterrupted Digital Ventures and LRMR Ventures, LLC for posting a photo of himself as a

  • Tuesday, 17 March 2020 21:36
  • Blue Telusma

Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on against the Houston Rockets at Barclays Center on November 01, 2019 in

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