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Laurel J. Richie: Life, the league & the Olympics

Laurel J. Richie: Life, the league & the Olympics

Laurel J. Richie has more than three decades of experience in consumer marketing, corporate branding, public relations, and corporate management, with a long track record of developing award-winning campaigns that transform brands and drive business results. As President of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), she oversees all of the league's day-to-day business and league operations.

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Racist tweet trips Greek Olympian

Greek female triple jumper Voula Papachristou has been kicked off the Olympic team after she tweeted a racist remark about African immigrants in the Mediterranean nation.

Papachristou, who has shown support for Greek's far right Golden Dawn political party, tweeted a remark about the influx of mosquitoes in the country carrying the West Nile Virus.

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Penn State aftermath lands Grambling’s Robinson back on top

Penn State aftermath lands Grambling’s Robinson back on top

Former Grambling State University Head Coach Eddie Robinson reclaimed his position as the winningest coach in Division I college football history through unexpected circumstances this week.

Penalties heaped upon Penn State and announced on Monday (July 23) included stripping the university of 111 football victories racked up during the tenure of legendary Penn State Coach Joe Paterno. That moved dropped Paterno to 298 victories, again making Robinson with 408 wins the winningest coach in Division I college football history.

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AAU Championship dreams for 3rd Grade Memphis War Eagles

AAU Championship dreams for 3rd Grade Memphis War Eagles

The quest for the 3rd Grade AAU National Championship will have the Memphis War Eagles in Orlando for the competition that begins July 30 and runs through Aug. 5.

Some four months ago, the Memphis War Eagles were simply a group of young men coming together for the very first time to play the sport they all love passionately. The 12-man squad heads to Orlando with the opportunity to complete an undefeated season.

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Sugar Ray Leonard: ‘The Big Fight’

Sugar Ray Leonard: ‘The Big Fight’

Sugar Ray Leonard captured the gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal and later became the first fighter to earn over $100 million over the course of an enviable career. After winning world championship titles in five different weight classes, he retired from the ring in 1997. His 36-3-1 record, includes 25 wins by knockout.

Today, Ray lives in California with his wife, Bernadette, and their children, Camille and Daniel. Here, he discusses his moving memoir, "The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring."

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