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Apr 9, 2017

Special Guest: Angela Spears, Dream Living Coach

March Madness: 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

  • Final Four results:
    • North Carolina (77) vs. Oregon (76)
    • Gonzaga (77) vs. South Carolina (73)
  • North Carolina beat Gonzaga 71-65. Congratulations North Carolina Tar Heels, NCAA Men’s Basketball Champions!
  • Shout out: Sasha Anderson, 7th Grader at Mountain Island Lake Academy in Charlotte, NC for accurately picking the Final Four. Source:

March Madness: 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

  • Final Four results:
  • Mississippi State (66) vs University of Connecticut (UConn) (64) – Morgan William (aka “Itty Bitty”) buzzer beater, ending UConn’s 111th-game winning streak.
  • South Carolina (62) vs Stanford (53)
  • South Carolina beat Mississippi State 67-55. Congratulations South Carolina Gamecocks, NCAA Women’s Basketball Champions!
  • Congratulations to Coach Dawn Michelle Staley for leading South Carolina to their first NCAA Women’s Basketball title. Staley is second African-American coach to win a title since NCAA began sponsoring the women’s basketball tournament. Source:

NCAA and NBA News

  • Patrick Ewing was hired as Georgetown Hoyas head coach. Ewing was an associate head coach for the Charlotte Hornets. Source:
  • NBA Key Dates (Source:
    • Regular season ends April 12
    • NBA Playoffs 2017 begin April 15
    • Conference Semifinals begin May 1
    • NBA Finals 2017 begin June
    • NBA Draft 2017 – June 22
  • Rekaya and Angela’s favorite NBA teams
  • Black Girls Talk Sports received media credentials to cover the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament that is scheduled on April 12-15.

NFL News

  • Quarterback Tony Romo released from Dallas Cowboys and he will become CBS analyst for the NFL. Source:
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MLB News

  • Major League Baseball kicked off the season on April 2.

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