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Louisville to Rename Airport After Muhammad Ali

Though air travel once terrified Ali, he faced his fears to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

The Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to rename the city's airport after "The Greatest" — Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

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Trump Tries to Belittle LeBron James with Hateful Tweet, Social Media Users Defend the NBA Star and Philanthropist

"What responsible and right-thinking adult can point to Donald Trump as a role model for our youth?" Former CIA Director John O. Brennan said, in a tweet.

The president of the United States has again taken to Twitter to try and demean anyone who disagrees with his policies and practices. This time, his target was NBA superstar LeBron James, who recently addressed Trump's influence on sports.

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NFL Owners Prove They Are Still Trump’s Racist Cronies

"These injustices are so widespread as to seem practically written into our nation's DNA," said Doug Baldwin, Anquan Boldin, Malcolm Jenkins and Benjamin Watson.

President Trump recently suggested that NFL players give him a list of people they believe were wronged by the justice system. If Trump agrees, he said earlier this month, he will "pardon them or at least let them out." How did NFL owners respond? They didn't.

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It's no secret that NFL owners are in lockstep with President Donald “sons of bitches" Trump. But one may have finally given concrete evidence that Trump influenced the league's blackballing of Colin Kaepernick.

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Is Eric Reid the First Victim of the Kaepernick Effect?

Keeping Reid out of the NFL after Kaepernick's fate was inevitable.

Eric Reid (#35) kneels with his teammates. / REUTERS

Former San Francisco 49ers player Eric Reid has been described by the media as the new Colin Kaepernick. In some ways the label applies — but there are also clear differences between the two.

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NFL Owners Care More About Appeasing Trump Than About Colin Kaepernick, Leaked Audio Reveals

Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula said the league needs a Black spokesperson — despite still not having any Black owners.

A leaked recording of a meeting between NFL players and owners apparently confirms the obvious: the owners want to please President Donald Trump — knowingly at Colin Kaepernick's expense. At least one owner suggested the league designate a Black spokesperson, while owners continue to take a "hands-off" approach.

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Runner with Cerebral Palsy Gets Lapped in Court

Illinois denies high school senior spot in state competition.

An Illinois high school senior is fighting to make his lifelong dream a reality, but this track star has one major hurdle to jump over. Aaron Holzmueller, of Evanston Township High School, is challenging the Illinois High School Association upon its decision to not implement a category that would allow para-ambulatory runners, or those with disabilities who do not use wheelchairs, to compete in the state meet, as they have in swimming and even track for athletes in wheelchairs.

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Kaepernick's Lawyers Want to Depose Former Papa John's CEO

John Schnatter, loved by Nazis and Trump, was a mainstay on DiversityInc's list of CEOs behaving badly — until he lost his job.

Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick's grievance against the NFL has requested a new list of people to be deposed — and among them is John Schnatter, the disgraced former CEO of Papa John's.

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Serena Williams Talks Motherhood, Tennis Career and Women Empowering One Another

Williams graces the February issue of Vogue with her baby girl, the magazine's youngest person to be pictured on the front page.

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Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. may not be a household name like her mother, Serena Williams, but at just a couple of months old she's already breaking records.

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Trump Encourages Racists, Says Celtics' Jaylen Brown

Donald Trump "has made it a lot more acceptable for racists to speak their minds," the 21-year-old NBA forward said.

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown opened up about his experience with racism growing up in Marietta, Ga., and how he thinks President Donald Trump emboldens racists.

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U.S. Figure Skating Announces 2018 Prudential Skating Fund Recipients

Columbine Figure Skating Club and Scott Hamilton Skating Club strive to serve underserved groups.

Prudential Financial is No. 15 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list

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AT&T AUDIENCE Network Launches 'Big Man Back on Campus' Produced by ESPN

Documentary chronicles four former college football stars as they head back to campus ahead of the college football playoff.

AT&T AUDIENCE Network (No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has a new, exclusive documentary, "Big Man Back on Campus," premiering Friday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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