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Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

The Super-Simple, Super-Awesome Word That Makes You Happier, Less Stressed, And Less Disappointed in Life

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Instead of fearing what might happen in the unknown, instead of imagining and trying to pre-control worst-case scenarios, we can plan as best we can... and then move forward with a sense of curiosity. We can let things progress, and then respond as needed.

The History of March Madness in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.27.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Fun fact: The first-ever NCAA Men's Division I Basketball tournament was held in Evanston in 1939? Did you know that despite hosting the first tournament, Northwestern University has yet to make an appearance? Or that only one Illinois college has won the national championship in the tournament's 75-year history?

Parting Shots -- A Boy and His Hometown Hero

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports
Heather Gillis-Harris

Our existence, the choices we make -- they matter. Sometimes we may never know the impact we have. That the simple act of playing basketball with heart and passion can forever alter another's life.

After 30 Years, the Maui Is Still Nō Ka 'Oi

Wayne Coito | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports
Wayne Coito

As I come to West Maui for another year to cover tournament host Chaminade and deliver another edition of PacWest Magazine, I find myself searching for the next local boy in the stands that may get the chance like me to be on the other side of the rope in a decade or so.

Jay Mewes Reveals Details on Jay and Silent Bob Animated Movie (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

In Noobz, Mewes plays the manager of a video game store who's training for a potentially life-changing Gears of War tournament with his fellow gamers.

World of Othello Tournament, Now in 35th Year, Taking Place in NY Area this Weekend

Kate Kelly | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York
Kate Kelly

Evidence of basic board games has been found in royal tombs that date as far back as 2500 BCE, so it is clear that as soon as there was some level of leisure time, people were looking for ways to amuse themselves.

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New York City's SPiN Galactic is a multidimensional social club offering up cocktails, good food, unique entertainment and ping-pong. Take note, the...

HuffPost New York Needs Writers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week, a few HuffPost readers landed the opportunity to report for our New York desk. Now it's your turn! Vampire Weekend in Concert Predecesso...