Alabama rolled to an 18th national title in a decisive win over #3 ranked Ohio State in the 2021 College Football Playoff National Championship. Thanks to the stellar play of quarterback Mac Jones, running back Najee Harris, and Heisman Trophy winner Devonata Smith, the Crimson Tide put up 621 yards of total offense and scored 52 points, the most ever scored by Alabama in a national title game. With the win, Alabama coach Nick Saban becomes the only coach to win 7 national championships (six with Alabama and one with LSU). Alabama 52, Ohio State 24
TORONTO. - Aaron Pico kicked off Bellator’s return to action on Friday night in dominant fashion. The 23-year old made quick work of Solo Hatley Jr. from the opening bell; he managed to take him down and maintained ground control with punches, before submitting him with a rear-naked choke at 2:10 of the first round.
TORONTO. - Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker earned a hard fought unanimous decision victory over Darren Till in the UFC headline event at Fight Island on Saturday night. In a highly technical, strategic fight, Whittaker held a significant advantage in total strikes, an edge which tilted the decision in his favour.
In celebration of Black History Month, we are continuing our acknowledgment of pioneers in their sport. Last week we highlighted some of the African-American Jockeys that dominated the Kentucky Derby.
Women's tennis was similar to most other sports in the 1940s, and the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) did not allow African-American's to participate. Instead, the American Tennis Association (ATA) is where Althea Gibson received her start in tennis.