Julius Erving, or “Dr. J,” was an acrobatic player in the NBA and ABA. His dunks and graceful play helped change the game.

Julius Erving

Hall of Fame basketball forward Julius Erving, or “Dr. J,” was an acrobatic player in the NBA and ABA. His dunks and graceful play helped change the game. Synopsis In Hempstead, New York in 1950, Julius Erving was born. He assisted the New York Nets win the 1974 and 1976 ABA Championship, then joined the NBA and the 76ers in

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Gabby Douglas and 10 Other African American Pioneers in Sports

Gabby Douglas and 10 Other African American Pioneers in Sports

These black athletes broke barriers and made history with their impressive athletic abilities. They represented their community. Notable people have surmounted the difficulties and broken all standards, despite the serious ethnic, cultural and financial obstacles faced by African American athletes through the ages.These athletes were not only the “first” players in their sport; many felt also a strong responsibility to

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Nicolas Pepe’s Inspiring Metamorphoses From Goal-Tender to Record Signing Winger

Nicolas Pepe's Inspiring Metamorphoses From Goal-Tender to Record Signing Winger

Nicolas Pepe is a French-born Ivorian who has risen from the squalor of poor family background to become a record-signing player in one of the elite clubs in Europe. His is another inspiring story sure to motivate so many out there struggling to rise from inherent challenges to achieve their dreams.24-year-old Pepe started his footballing career as a goalkeeper at

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