NFL Alumni Association, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and LabCorp to Offer Prostate Cancer Screenings Starting in September

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In an effort to increase awareness of the disease and the benefits of early screening, the National Football League Alumni Association (NFLA), Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and LabCorp® are teaming up to educate men and increase access to screenings. Beginning Sept. 1 through […]

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Urban Sports League to begin year two of pilot in Baltimore; expands to Michigan

Baltimore, Md. – The Urban Sports League (USL) will begin year two of its pilot program to bring baseball and softball to urban youth in the Baltimore community.  Working with our partner Coppin State University, USL will kick off the 2017 season on September 9th, at 12:00 noon, at Frederick Douglass High School.  During September, USL will also […]

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Black Enterprise Magazine Publishes 45th Annual Rankings Of The Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Businesses

NEW YORK — BLACK ENTERPRISE marks 45 years of listing America’s largest black companies with the publication’s May/June 2017 issue of the BE 100s, universally recognized as the most authoritative analysis and annual ranking of the nation’s top grossing black-owned companies. The BE 100s ranks America’s largest black-owned companies, including automobile dealers, banks, asset managers, investment banks, and private equity […]

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Don’t let lower back injuries take you down for the count

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Nearly one in three competitive athletes experiences low back pain. According to a literature review in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, lower (lumbar) back pain is a commonly reported symptom among the general population; however, low back pain among elite athletes who play varsity or professional sports […]

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Marrow donor registry teams up with Grizzlies’ Conley to launch new campaign

MINNEAPOLIS —  Be The Match®, the organization that operates the world’s largest and most diverse donor registry, and Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, have teamed up on a new public service announcement campaign, Heritage Holds the Cure, to urge Blacks and African Americans to register as potential marrow donors. Heritage Holds the Cure celebrates the […]

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