Serena Williams

Serena Williams Writes About The Reality Many Black Mothers Face When Giving Birth

She shared a cute video of her daughter while discussing the serious topic.<p>Serena Williams recently graced the cover of Vogue with her baby girl, Alexis Olympia, and opened up about her traumatic post-delivery experience. And a few days after sharing her story, she wrote a Facebook post.<p>The tennis …

African-American News

The four engagement ring trends that will be huge for 2018

If you're on the hunt for that perfect engagement ring, then these top trends for 2018 might help you spot the diamond in the rough.<p>Whether you're looking for a regal style fit for a princess, or want something a little more unusual, there's something for every kind of bride this year. We spoke to …

Jewelry

Roger Federer, Nadal And Sharapova Provide Australian Open With Showstopping Fashion Moments

Serena Williams may absent from the Australian Open, but Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova are providing tennis fans with plenty of showstopping moments.<p>Yes, the Australian Open is of course first and foremost about the tennis, but the outfits of three of the biggest runway-model …

Tennis

Serena Williams’ health scare prompts national discussion

Tennis superstar Serena Williams, who won last year’s Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant, is speaking out about the harrowing post-delivery scare that almost killed her, sparking a discussion that she hopes will lead to change. NBC’s Morgan Radford reports for TODAY.

Tennis

Australian Open Night 2: Federer returns in style

Roger Federer began his Australian Open title defence with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Aljaz Bedene.<p>In many ways, this constituted an …

Tennis

Marshall girls basketball coach Dorothy Gaters featured in Nike's new 'Equality' campaign

“Equality. It looks like boys and girls playing together; black and white kids interacting.”<p>Marshall girls basketball coach <b>Dorothy Gaters</b> offers those words of wisdom as well as other insights — gleaned from coaching the Commandos, summer camps and clinics for 43 years — in a new Nike short film …

Basketball

Serena Williams Spoils Baby Daughter With Family After Sparking Birth Conversation Via Vogue

Serena Williams caused a stir when she shared her birth story in <i>Vogue</i>. Not only did it reveal how the recovery took extra long because of the …

Entertainment

You Really Can Run Through Your Whole Pregnancy, So Why Does Everyone Say You Can't?

If you want to feel social judgment smack you like a wall of icy wind, try doing something outrageous as a pregnant person, like a buying a bottle of …

Pregnancy

Kevin Spacey Accused Of Racism, Saying The N-Word On ‘House Of Cards’ Set

Rivaled only by Harvey Weinstein, few are having a larger fall from grace than actor Kevin Spacey, who within the last few months has gone from …

Kevin Spacey

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lead Laureus World Sports Awards nominees

Thirty-six-year-old Federer nominated in two categories after winning two grand slams in 2017.<p>Nadal in contention for sportsman of the year prize …

Tennis

Coco Says She Helped Pave The Way For "Thick Girls"

Coco Austin ruffled a few Internet feathers after the wife and mother took to social media over the weekend to allege she helped pave the way for …

PAVE

Don’t say the ‘S’ word: Aussie teen’s huge Serena Williams comparison

SAY it softly, if you have to say it at all.<p>The S word.<p>Actually on second thoughts, don’t! It’s not fair.<p>Not fair on the absent champion. And even …

Sport (Australia)

Caster Semenya to battle Serena Williams in top awards

The nominees of the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards were announced on Tuesday and SA’s Caster Semenya will face off against 2017 Wimbledon champion …

Tennis

10 Days to Shake the Twin Cities’ Super Bowl Sunday

This week we talk to Hani Ali from the Black Visions Collective and Veronica Mendez-Moore from the Centro De Trabajadores Unidos En Lucha, both in …

Liberal View

10 odd things Meghan Markle won’t be able to do when she joins the royal family

Meghan Markle has already taken her first steps to becoming a royal, and while we sit and wait for the biggest event of the year - the royal wedding, …

Royal Family

CoCo goes bananas during shock loss to Babos

MELBOURNE -- A bizarre bust-up over a banana has typified a horror start to the Australian Open by the U.S. women's contingent.<p>CoCo Vandeweghe …

Tennis

8 Things Women Should Know About Exercising During Pregnancy

With your doctor's permission, exercise is usually fine during pregnancy.

Pregnancy

'The men have been forgotten about': sexual harassment allegations cast a shadow over Milan fashion week

Outside there maybe a cloudless sky, but a shadow has been cast over Milan men’s fashion week in the form of the alleged abuse of male models in the wake of the news about photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber.<p>After a stream of allegations emerged in the New York Times about alleged systemic …

Mario Testino

2018 Australian Open TV schedule

The 2018 Australian Open begins Jan. 15 and runs through Jan. 28.<p>The women's final will be played Jan. 27, and the men's final will be played Jan. 28.<p>…

Tennis

Black women are the ideal American voters

The past year saw a flurry of headlines trying desperately to understand the “lost” and “forgotten” parts of white America that made up Donald Trump’s voting base. But as Ryan Cooper at the Week notes, “reporters broke out their biggest gun — the long, textured, deeply reported, indulgent profile — …

Opinion

Simone Biles Claims She Was Also Sexually Abused by Former USA Doctor Larry Nassar

Entertainment TonightMore>><p>Updated:Jan 15, 2018 6:55 PM2018-01-16 02:55:15 GMT<p>Joel Kramer has been dropped by his agency in the wake of Eliza …

Entertainment

9 Athletes that Live the Phrase 'Stay Woke'

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The important lesson new moms should learn from Serena Williams’s scary childbirth experience

Barbara Levy, vice president of Health Policy at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, says oftentimes women allow professionals …

Pregnancy

Can you name the men’s singles Australian Open winners since 1990?

Cape Town - Top quality tennis is back!<p>The first Grand Slam of the year is here and even though the likes of <b>Andy Murray</b> and <b>Serena Williams</b> will be …

Tennis

American women Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens fall on Australian Open’s 1st day

Williams is out after being one of the favorites to win it, falling to Belinda Bencic in her opener.<p>Venus Williams is out of the 2018 Australian Open in her very first match, losing to Belinda Bencic in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5. Bencic was considered one of the toughest openers among the top-seeded …

Tennis

Trump, Hawaii, Montecito: Your Weekend Briefing

<i>Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.</i><p><b>1. “You have children watching.</b> You have nations watching.”<p>That was just one of the many statements issued by lawmakers after President Trump’s vulgar comments during an immigration meeting. It came from Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin. …

Mario Testino

U.S. Open Loss Behind Her, Madison Keys Accentuates the Positive

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — The last time Madison Keys was on a Grand Slam stage, her first major final at the United States Open had ended in a bracing 6-3, 6-0 defeat and an embrace from the new champion, her friend Sloane Stephens.<p>As Keys made her way underneath the stands of Arthur Ashe Stadium after …

Tennis

Seal denies Oprah shade, turns attention to Stacey Dash

Recently, <b>Seal</b> came under fire for trying to come for <b>Oprah Winfrey</b>, but now, he says that he wasn’t throwing shade at Oprah at all.It all started with …

Oprah Winfrey

Playbook: Jets fall, Hutch is back, Jones in Scotties final and more...

Top picks<p><b>Good timing:</b> Jets need their bye week• <b><br>On the button:</b> Jones rink one win from another title• <b><br>Mason down:</b> Hutch up<p>Last night<p>JONATHAN HAYWARD / …

Figure Skating

Emma Watson pens open letter after being accused of ‘white feminism’

Feminism. It’s a difficult topic that divides people even when it should not. One of the primary examples of this is the way it divides white women …

Feminism