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Photo Getty Images By Cherranda Smith, Black Information News University of South Carolina Women's Basketball Coach Dawn Staley not only led the Gamecocks to victory over the weekend, she made history in the process.Staley is now the first Black coach –– male or female –– to earn multiple NCAA Championship titles.The historic victory came Sunday (April 3) when the Gamecocks suited up to play No. 2 seed University of Connecticut, and ended up beating them 64-49. The win ended UConn's undefeated streak in the championship title games. "We played every possession like it

Photo: Getty Images Lusia Harris, the only woman officially drafted by an NBA team passed away in her native Mississippi at the age of 66, her family announced Tuesday (January 18). "We are deeply saddened to share the news that our angel, matriarch, sister, mother, grandmother, Olympic medalist, the Queen of Basketball, Lusia Harris has passed away unexpectedly today in Mississippi," Harris' family said in a statement."The recent months brought Ms. Harris great joy, including the news of an upcoming wedding of her youngest son and the outpouring of recognition received by a recent documentary

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Renee Montgomery, a two-time WNBA champion and vice president of the Atlanta Dream, has purchased a stake in the franchise and is now co-owner. Montgomery is the first retired player to own and serve as an executive of a WNBA team. The superstar and her two partners, Larry Gottesdiener and Suzanne Abair of Northland Investment Corp. take over the team that was once co-owned by former U.S. Sen. Kelley Loeffler (D-Ga.). “With the unanimous WNBA and NBA [board] votes, marks a new beginning