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No. 1 pick Fultz scores 10 points in 1st game since October

Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 fans chanting "Fultz! Fultz! Fultz!" and for a fleeting moment he thought they were serenading Philly's most popular athlete.

Villanova returns to Final Four, beating Texas Tech 71-59

With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova.

Will Fultz return to 76ers this season? It's up to him

The Philadelphia 76ers want Markelle Fultz back this season, but only when the No. 1 pick in last year's draft is comfortable that he's regained his shooting stroke.

NFL players use attention over protests to push for change

The controversy over protests during the national anthem at NFL games last season helped propel issues of racial inequality and social injustice to the forefront and gave athletes a stronger voice to bring about change, current and former players said ...

Head coach first African-American to win Idaho state title

A FedEx employee in 1997, Marsell Colbert wasn't surprised to learn he was Coeur d'Alene's first African-American courier.

Woods looks closer than ever to winning again

The red shirt didn't have a collar. His head doesn't have quite as much hair. His lower spine has been fused.

AP Sources: Eagles get Michael Bennett from Seattle

The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles have acquired three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett from the Seattle Seahawks, two people familiar with the trade told The Associated Press.

Study: little progress in minority hiring in college sports

A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports finds little progress in improving racial and gender hiring practices.

Plenty of opinions, but few solutions to fix college hoops

The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system.

Serena Williams champions issues on and off tennis court

Moments after Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title, she proudly raised her fist in a black power salute.

Wallace in 2nd: Best Daytona 500 finish for black driver

Darrell Wallace Jr. let the weight of his milestone in the Daytona 500 wallop him once he saw mom. He sobbed as Desiree Wallace bounded onto the dais and wrapped her arms around her son for a hug neither wanted ...

Jack Johnson descendant hopes for pardon, maybe from Trump

In Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation.

Black athletes have long history of not sticking to sports

This year's NFL season featured two of America's pastimes: football and race, with pre-game protests dividing fans along color lines and making Sunday afternoons among the most segregated hours in the country.

Analysis: Coin toss mirrors black experience beyond Olympics

Shani Davis made history in 2006 when he became the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal at a Winter Olympics and the winningest man in American speedskating.

Eagles, Philly fans get catharsis through Super Bowl parade

Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all.