April 29, 2013
Find out what Spike Lee, Kobe Bryant and others had to say about Jason Collins coming out.
April 9, 2013
by Damon Young onMarch 30, 2013
While the nation is fully engulfed in March Madness, Damon Young writes in a piece for Ebony that he's been reminded of why college hoops could never replace pro basketball.
by Brett Johnson onJanuary 7, 2013
The Root Recommends: A quarterly publication that shows how the game should be covered.
by Stacy-Ann Ellis onDecember 14, 2012
The Root Recommends: Rik Cordero and Spike Lee's documentary on guts, glory and New York-style hoops.
by Meredith Rizzo onApril 10, 2012
The president plays basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters during the Easter Egg Roll festivities.
by Hillary Crosley onMarch 29, 2012
Dennis Rodman's lawyers says he is broke, has a drinking problem and can’t pay his child support bills.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 20, 2012
The head of the nation's longest-running women's league talks to The Root about female role models.
March 12, 2012
Black high school athletes from the Jim Crow era have been denied their place in history.
by Deron Snyder onJuly 9, 2010
Somebody should have told the owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers that his nasty letter about LeBron James made him look like a jerk.
Twitter goes in on Paula Deen after a report suggests that she's racist.
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