Muhammad Ali

Jimi Hendrix Collaborators on Assembling Guitarist's Long-Awaited New LP

With a fresh batch of lost recordings due this spring, Stephen Stills and engineer Eddie Kramer reflect on Hendrix's studio genius<p>The last two years …

Guitar

Jon Gruden's bringing Tom Cable back to Raiders raises eyebrows

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Jon Gruden's bringing Tom Cable back to the Oakland Raiders as his offensive line coach is the first head-scratching hire of …

Jon Gruden

Florian Munteanu to Get in the Ring With Michael B. Jordan in ‘Creed 2’

Romanian boxer will play Ivan Drago’s (Dolph Lundgren) son in the boxing sequel<p>Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu has signed on to play Michael B. …

Entertainment

When baseball organized an early ‘All-Star’ game to remember Martin Luther King Jr.

King often invoked the power of accomplished athletes, and many players wanted to honor him<p>Games were postponed across much of major league baseball …

Black History

LeBron on MLK Day: We can't allow racism to divide us

LeBron James</a> of the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/teams/cle/" data-ylk="slk:Cleveland Cavaliers">Cleveland Cavaliers</a> wears a …

Basketball

Perhaps historians have the advantage in evaluating Trump’s mental health

I lack the authority to pronounce grandiosity a mental disorder, but I do know it can be dangerous — especially to the subjects of a ruler who exempts himself from human fallibility.<p>So it was disconcerting to realize I was regularly glancing at my cellphone’s screen while reading “Fire and Fury: …

Donald Trump

I salute the NFL kneelers' noble movement. But how effective is it? | Opinion

In the future, I would urge the NFL Kneelers to follow the example of Jackie Robinson, who pressured President John F. Kennedy to take action against …

New Jersey

Liam Hemsworth Gets Serious Birthday Love From Miley Cyrus

Big Apple Love<p>Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth go for a romantic dinner hand-in-hand at Dos Caminos in New York on May 18, 2017.<p>Christmas Cuties<p>The …

Miley Cyrus

'The innocent mistake behind "racist" H&M advert - and why all I can see is a beautiful child in a T-shirt'

Have you ever said or done something innocently that upset someone?<p>Something you did because you weren’t informed, or just didn’t read the situation …

Racism

Is Arrowhead jinxed? Chiefs’ struggles in NFL playoffs lead some to wonder

Maybe the Chiefs’ bizarre playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans last week at Arrowhead Stadium could be shrugged off if it were an isolated episode of …

Jethro Tull

The best bourbons 2018: old Kentucky's finest for juleps, old fashioneds, or just on the rocks

Like most good things, there’s a healthy amount of mystery surrounding the origin of bourbon. It’s either named for the Kentucky county, in turn …

Bourbon Street

Darren Aronofsky: Millennials Will Get High and Watch 'One Strange Rock'

TCA 2018: “Well, it’s legal now in California,” producer says of how weed can help college kids enjoy Nat Geo docuseries<p>Darren Aronofsky has produced …

Entertainment

‘Living dangerously,’ and leaving a wonderful legacy

In Summary<p>Before passing away in 2009, Terence asked his daughter Cara to keep his work alive.<br>• Through a photo exhibition called ‘Living Dangerously,’ …

Kenya

Izzo: ‘Their Offense Didn’t Beat Us’

MSU entered allowing teams to shoot only 34.5 percent from the floor.<p>“I thought we did a decent job on [Charles] Matthews (10 points, 3-of-10 …

College Basketball

Other Sports: 10 things you might not know about IBF welterweight world champion Errol Spence Jr. including how he got into boxing | SportsDay

10 things you might not know about IBF welterweight world champion Errol Spence Jr. including how he got into boxing<p>This Story is About...<p>Here are 10 …

Boxing

Before you clap back at H&M ad boy’s mother, understand that context matters

Her world is a little different from yours<p>As a kid growing up in Jamaica, the only sport I ever played — at recess, in the house, in the neighborhood …

Carrie Underwood’s New Song: ‘The Champion’ Features Ludacris and Puzzles Some of Country Music Singer’s Fans

Country music sensation Carrie Underwood has traded in her guitar and harmonica for a shot at becoming a pop star. The singer released an upbeat and …

Carrie Underwood

For Martin Luther King Jr., Nonviolent Protest Never Meant ‘Wait and See’

<b>History Reads is a weekly series featuring work from Team History, a group of experts and influencers, exploring history’s most fascinating …

Black History

Celtics legend Bill Russell speaks out on Trump’s epithet

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell spoke out forcefully Friday against President Donald Trump’s reported use of the word “shithole” to describe …

Donald Trump

Canada Wants To Teach You Marijuana Slang Terms Like ‘Dank Krippy’

The Canadian government wanted to help out new smokers and culled together an informational dossier about the language of cannabis. Here are Canada's …

Cannabis

Carrie Underwood drops pop anthem 'The Champion' featuring Ludacris for Super Bowl, Olympics

Is Carrie Underwood pulling a Taylor Swift?<p>The country singer seems to be giving pop music a try in her latest track <i>The Champion</i>, which dropped late Thursday.<p>Although Underwood's music may already be considered country pop or new country, this track takes her to full-fledged pop, featuring …

Entertainment

Pakistan: Demonstrators vandalise lawmakers’ homes during protest against Kasur rape and murder

Emergency services were suspended for about nine hours as most of the roads were blocked.<p>Protestors in Kasur district of Pakistan’s Punjab province …

Pakistan

Q Clothier and Rye 51 Arrive at Heights Mercantile

The upscale menswear brands by Raja Ratan are the new kids on the block.

Houston

For black celebrities like Oprah, it’s impossible to be apolitical

There is a long American tradition of black public figures assuming political roles<p>Oprah Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate in 2020, with some pundits questioning the merits of another “celebrity” president.<p>But to …

U.S. Politics

Frazier, Joe (1944-2011) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Joe Frazier (Right) and Muhammad Ali Fight<p>Image Ownership: Public Domain<p>Joe Frazier, 20th Century heavyweight boxing champion, is principally known …

Boxing

Common (‘Stand Up for Something’ from ‘Marshall’): ‘Wow, this is a powerful song! Very powerful!’ [Complete Interview Transcript]

After winning an Emmy Award this past September, songwriter and performer <b>Common</b> is just a notch away from EGOT status. He won that Emmy earlier this …

Entertainment

Black Protest Has Lost Its Power

The recent protests by black players in the National Football League were rather sad for their fruitlessness. They may point to the end of an era for black America, and for the country generally—an era in which protest has been the primary means of black advancement in American life.<p>There was a …

Opinion

Without 's---hole countries,' there would be no you, me or America

Trump grew up in New York, but I guess he never got around to reading the inscription on the State of Liberty.<p>At one time or another, just about any place from which anyone has emigrated to America has been referred to as what Donald Trump — the sitting president of the United States — reportedly …

Ulysses S. Grant

Chris Rock: Total Blackout, Manchester Arena, review: Tour de force return proves comic has not become yesterday's man

Ten years ago I saw Chris Rock ride a tidal wave of popular excitement in New York – storming Madison Square Garden – and it looked as though it was going to be easy as pie for him to cement his reputation as the coolest, most incisive and exciting black American comedian of his generation. He was …

Manchester Arena

Bold Jewels for Strong Women by Pomellato

The new book about the Italian brand tells a story of liberated style<p>Cover of ‘Pomellato: Since 1967’ published by Rizzoli<p>You can just tell by …

Pierre Cardin