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Share Jay Z ‘s Roc Nation Sports just signed its first professional football player NY Jets rookie Geno Smith. The former West Virginia University quarterback who famously fired his agents after tumbling in the draft, was selected as the 39th pick in this year’s NFL draft by the New York Jets. During his senior year at WVU (2012), the [...]
Share Sylar Diggins is the second athlete signed to Jay Z‘s Roc Nation Sports Agency. Diggins tweeted after the news broke ”It’s the ROC in here!” ”ShockNation meets RocNation.” Scroll down to continue…. Follow AfricanLimelight.com for the latest in entertainment news, celebrity gossip, pictures and more on Twitter @africanlimeligh and on Facebook. According to ESPN ”Diggins helped Notre Dame to its [...]
Share what a sad and tragic news…. Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder after shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in the head and legs four times…on Valentine’s Day! No one saw this coming, or did they? The couple has been described by friends as, “loving and affectionate”, however cops have been called to the home several times for domestic disturbances, [...]
Share Reports HipHopWired: One of the faces of the National Football League will hang up his shoulder pads after this season. Ray Lewis told the only team he’s ever played for, the Baltimore Ravens, that he will retire after this upcoming playoff run. Follow AfricanLimelight.com for the latest in entertainment news, celebrity gossip, pictures and more [...]
Share Usain Bolt lived up to all the hype of becoming a “living legend” at the London Games, decisively defending his 100-meter title by beating Jamaican training partner Yohan Blake in the defining race of the Olympics. He was slow out of the blocks but once his giant stride got going he was unbeatable once [...]
Share While the United States has been focused on the meteoric rise of Gabrielle Douglas and her stunning gold-medal gymnastic performance at the 2012 Olympic Games, the trio of Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia, Sally Kipyego andVivian Cheruiyot, both of Kenya, have flown largely under the radar. Scroll down to continue…. Dibaba, better known as the “Baby-Faced Destroyer,” took home the gold [...]
Share Congrats to Serena Williams! Serena Williams won her first gold medal in Women’s Singles on Saturday afternoon in London in the 2012 Olympics after defeating Russian Maria Sharapova in two straight sets 6-0, 6-1. Serena immediately started strong in the first game as she acquired three of her points via aces. Scroll down to continue…. [...]