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There is no question that Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen.  In a recent interview, former tennis pro John McEnroe made some sexist comments about Williams’ abilities that did not sit well with many. McEnroe told NPR that if Williams were to play on the men’s tour that […]

In what many are calling a shocker, Venus and Serena Williams – already three-time Olympic doubles gold medalists – experienced their first Olympic loss together on Sunday to Czech Republic pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, NBC Olympics reports. But the 6-3 6-4 loss – following the sisters’ gold wins as a pair in the 2000 […]

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Our favorite doubles tennis duo has now lost their first ever Olympics doubles match in the first round of the 2016 Rio games.  Venus and Serena Williams have dominated the women’s tennis game over the years, but the sisters fell short to the Czech team of Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. The Czech doubles team dominated in […]

The tennis great's decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com Sports Update… Lawrence North High School graduates Ashely Spencer and Felisha Johnson are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Spencer will run the 400-meter hurdles for Team USA after finishing second at the Olympic Trials Sunday in Oregon. Johnson will compete in the shot put after clinching her spot at the Trials last […]

Usually when you’re a bridesmaid, you wouldn’t miss fulfilling your duties on your friend’s special day for anything. Well, unless you were Serena Williams, and you were playing in Wimbledon. On Wednesday, Ciara and Russell Wilson tied the knot in Liverpool.  Williams, who is a good friend of Ciara’s was expected to be a part of […]

Songstress Judith Hill, the late singer Prince’s protégée, is opening up about his death.

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Sports A young father accused of beating his six-week-old son to death is now facing multiple charges, including murder. The charges against Isaac Hicks were announced Thursday. Police say the infant was rushed to the hospital on June 6 and he was pronounced dead. Court documents indicate the infant had a list of traumatizing injuries […]

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Serena Williams proves time and time again that she is a force to be reckoned with both on and off the court.  She recently premiered her documentary in New York titled Serena, where she opened up about body image. Gayle King hosted a question and answer session after the premiere, where Williams opened up about body image […]

Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]

A new study shows that Blacks are more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than Whites in states where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

There’s a scandal brewing in professional tennis. One, with allegations of sexism against a loose-lipped tennis tournament chief executive and a fiery Serena Williams reaction leading a wave of outrage. I’m Kim Wells–listen to my #PraiseIndySports story where Serena taps into her activism spirit again. It’s posted below so you can “get in the know.” # (@PraiseIndy) # […]