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In Celebration of Jamaican Independence: The 7 Greatest Things About Jamrock

Karen Fragala Smith | Posted 10.07.2014 | Black Voices
Karen Fragala Smith

Pop open a Red Stripe, break out the reggae and fire up a "birthday candle" in honor of Jamaica's 52 years as an independent nation. It has not been an easy road since Jamrock's 2 million citizens saw the Union Jack flag lowered for the last time.

Fire Klinsmann. Hire Donovan.

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

Let's step back and do a reality check for a moment, shall we? We like to think we are good at that here in America. So, here's the mea culpa about the U.S. performance at the FIFA 2014 World Cup.

WATCH: Jamaica's Bobsled Theme Song Is Solid Gold!

Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

Jamaica didn't win a medal in the bobsled -- but this new theme song is solid gold. To the right It's bobsled time! To the left It's bobsled tim...

WATCH: It's An Olympic Village Dance-Off!

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

From the looks of bobsledder Lolo Jones' latest Vine, the Olympic Village seems like one awesome party. While the first women's Olympic bobsled eve...

LOOK: 19 Black Olympians To Watch In The 2014 Sochi Olympics

Posted 02.07.2014 | Black Voices

The 2014 Sochi Olympics begins today, and this year there are plenty of athletes of color participating in sports that traditionally and historically ...

Jamaican Bobsled Team Faces ANOTHER Setback

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

After overcoming some steep hurdles to make it the Sochi Olympics, the Jamaican bobsled team faces another setback ahead of the games. On the way t...

Sochi Olympics: The Underestimated Violence of Bobsledding

James M. Clash | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
James M. Clash

Trust me folks, when you see the Sochi Olympians barreling down the hill, they are being pummeled by unimaginable G-Forces. It's too bad that on-board sled cameras cannot capture that aspect. If they could, the sport of bobsledding would go through the roof.

Jamaica, We Have A Bobsled Team. Here's All You Need To Know About The Olympic Duo.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

There's a new chapter in the ultimate Olympic underdog story of the Jamaican athletes who captivated the world by competing in a traditional alpine sp...

Cool Runnings 2.0?

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

There may be a "Cool Runnings" sequel if the Jamaican bobsled team (or bobsleigh, as it's also known) succeeds in reaching the Sochi Olympics in just ...