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Tuesday, April 21, 2015


MLB: Baseball Needs a Change-up.

April 9, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Full disclosure: I’m fond of baseball. My father is a lifelong baseball fan, and he did an effective job of passing on his love of the game to me. Having said that, Major League Baseball now finds itself at a major crossroads. Baseball’s brand new Commissioner – Rob Manfred – has to face some old problems within his sport.... [Read more...]

Deion Sanders Intervention Is What A Father Is Supposed To Do.

April 5, 2015 by  
Filed under Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I read with curiosity the very interesting public exchange between Deion Sanders and his son, Deion Sanders Jr.  The Twitter talk between the two evolved from a father-son check over the use of the term “hood doughnuts.”  Here’s how it went down: Deion Sanders Jr:  “Gotta get the hood doughnuts almost every morning.... [Read more...]

ESPN Stephen A. Smith’s GOP Delusion Is Nothing New.

March 27, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) ESPN host Stephen A. Smith has gotten quite a reputation for being a controversial tell-it-like-he-sees-it guy. That’s fine in sports punditry. He’s an ex-jock, and in that world pretty much any inanity will fly. But when Smith pursed his lips and ventured outside sportsdom to quip that blacks should vote GOP at least... [Read more...]

We Are The Champions Jackie Robinson West’s… How Was Robbed By Racist!!

March 13, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Alright Family, enough is enough!!!!!!!! It was bad enough I had to endure that bullsh*t Superbowl in which Roger Goodell made the call to the Seahawks bench and threatened somebody to make Russell Wilson the hero of the game, well okay maybe we don’t have proof for that, but we do have proof they did not want Marshawn... [Read more...]

Ole Black Dollars Matter!

March 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The protest slogans relative to our latest struggle for justice and equity compel me to come up with a new phrase. The signs and T-Shirts emblazoned with “I Can’t Breathe!” “No Justice, No Peace!” and the latest, “Black Lives Matter,” carry connotations related to action. I often wonder what the folks who wear the... [Read more...]

Bucks to honor former HBCU and NBA star Bob Dandridge; will Hall of Fame call next?

February 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Buried beneath recent NBA headlines about All-Star Weekend and the trade deadline was a story about one of the league’s most unsung legends. The Milwaukee Bucks announced that the organization is finally going to retire jersey No. 10 worn by sweet-shooting small forward Bob Dandridge. An unheralded fourth round draft pick... [Read more...]

Marshawn Lynch; Talk To You For What… How Silence Is Golden.

February 1, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So what’s up folks, it’s SuperBowl Sunday and my family is well and I’m in good spirit so it’s time to break out the tablet and speak on some issues that I see that bothers me. Today’s topic ,Our Brother, Marshawn Lynch. 2 weeks before last years Superbowl I predicted that Seattle would win in a... [Read more...]

Thy Beneficial Yet Harmful Impact of Sports On The Black Community.

January 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve been debating the pros and cons of the impact of sports on the Black community with my good friend, and political commentator, Playthell Benjamin for several years now. Playthell is a huge sports fan and is of the belief that sports have been invaluable in their impact on helping to move the Black community forward. I,... [Read more...]

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson’s Message for Tea Party.

January 21, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I confess. With 5 minutes left in the championship game, Russell Wilson’s third interception and Seattle two touchdowns behind, I turned the channel assuming Green Bay won. Upon turning back to the game, I was shocked to see Seattle ahead by one point. Seattle ultimately won the game in overtime and is going to the Superbowl.... [Read more...]

Phil Ivey’s Success: From the Felt to the Ring.

January 7, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Known universally as the best poker player in the world, Phil Ivey is an American who has seemingly transcended the industry in which he thrives. Aside from being a master of bluffing and raking in cash, Ivey has also proved to be an adept businessman with his fingers in a lot of successful pies. Essentially, in the game of life,... [Read more...]

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