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Forward Times Hosts Unveiling of Mural Honoring Basketball Icon, Sheryl Swoopes

ABOVE: Sheryl Swoopes and the Jack Yates High School Girls Basketball Team pose in front of her mural on the Forward Times building, painted by contemporary artist, Jeremy “Stem and Thorn” Biggers. The historic Forward Times recently revealed an exciting new addition to its building by award-winning multidisciplinary...
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Basketball Legends Sheryl Swoopes And Tara Starks Score Big At Black Women In Sports Brunch

During the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Minneapolis, basketball’s brightest stars aligned at the second Black Women In Sports Brunch. Just a few hours before South Carolina and Connecticut tipped off at the Target Center in Minneapolis for the NCAA women’s basketball championship game, another “must win” took place. With broad shoulders bearing the weight of challenging conversations, agility balancing public expectation with the realities of the Black female basketball player experience and endurance to speak truth to power, Essence Black Women In Sports brought its best game to the table. The brunch table that is.

ESSENCE Black Women In Sports To Honor WNBA Icon Sheryl Swoopes And Hopkins Royals Girls High School Basketball Coach Tara Starks

The ladies will be celebrated with a brunch event as part of the NCAA 2022 Women's Final Four basketball tournament weekend festivities. Another ESSENCE Black Women In Sports celebration is on the way! This time, we’re highlighting the remarkable achievements of WNBA icon Sheryl Swoopes and Tara Starks, head coach of the Hopkins Royals girls high school basketball team, who are currently ranked second in the nation.

Sheryl Swoopes Speaking at Mentoring Matters Luncheon

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) —Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle is welcoming in WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes in for their annual Mentoring Matters Luncheon. This is taking place on September 9th at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Amarillo. Those interested in purchasing tickets, a table, or...

Sheryl Swoopes and the legacy of her signature shoe

As the Tokyo Olympics came to a close over the weekend, the dominance of the U.S. women’s basketball team was on full display, continuing one of the greatest dynasties in sports with a seventh straight gold medal. It’s been a 25-year run of excellence that began with the 1996 roster which made its mark at the Summer Games in Atlanta.

Basketball legends Sheryl Swoopes, Lenny Wilkens at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Saturday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) -- The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum is welcoming three-time Olympic champion Sheryl Swoopes and NBA great Lenny Wilkens to the Museum on Saturday, August 7th. The duo will help lead a youth basketball circuit for more than 30 kids from Hillside Connection on the Museum Plaza beginning at 12 p.m. The post Basketball legends Sheryl Swoopes, Lenny Wilkens at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Saturday appeared first on KRDO.
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WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes to headline Big Brothers Big Sisters luncheon

Officials with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Texas Panhandle organization announced Monday that it will be hosting its 2021 Mentoring Matters luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 9 in the Yellow Rose Ballroom of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Amarillo Downtown. Sheryl Swoopes, a WNBA and NCAA national champion,...

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Former WNBA star Sheryl Swoopes joined LX News host Tabitha Lipkin for an emotional conversation about being Black in America and teaching Black children to love themselves.