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Jul 19, 2017

Host: Rekaya Gibson

Co-host: Angela Spears, Dream Living Coach

Sponsored by: Cuisine Noir Magazine - a food, wine, and travel magazine for African Americans

 

Announcement

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Oakland Raiders Moving to Las Vegas Discussion

  • Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas for the 2020 National Football League (NFL) season, possibly in 2019
  • Oakland Raiders will become the Las Vegas Raiders
  • Oakland Raiders will play the 2017 & 2018 season in Oakland, California
  • Black Girls Talk Sports asked listeners: What do you think about the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas? Hear their responses.
  • Fans may have to park three miles from stadium (Source: Las Vegas Review Journal)
  • Backstory (History) - Oakland Raiders Relocation to Las Vegas (Source: Wikipedia)

 

ESPY Award Winners

  • Best NFL Player: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
  • Best NBA Player: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Best WNBA Player: Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks
  • Best Male Athlete: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA
  • Best Female Athlete: Simone Biles, Gymnastics
  • Best Championship Performance: Kevin Durant, NBA Finals
  • Best Breakthrough Athlete: Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys, NFL
  • Best Upset: Mississippi State defeats Connecticut, Women's NCAA Basketball Final Four
  • Best Female Tennis Player: Serena Williams
  • Best Male Athlete with a Disability: Steve Serio, Wheelchair Basketball
  • Best Female Athlete with a Disability: Becca Meyers, Swimming

For a complete list of winners, go to: The Hollywood Reporter

 

Other News

  • Sydney McLaughlin, hurdler and sprinter at Union Catholic High School, won National Gatorade Athlete of the Year Award for second consecutive year (Source: Sports Illustrated)
  • College football “Media Days” for every conference. Check out the 2017 schedule here.

 

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