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Sunday, February 7, 2016


Graduation Bias in the NCAA.

February 1, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the past two decades, the role of black undergraduate competitors in university sports has changed dramatically. Ordinarily, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) promotes school athletic ventures as open doors for underprivileged minorities and inner city youth to complete a college degree when they might... [Read more...]

Why We Should Celebrate Cam Newton.

January 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Cameron Newton has won the NFC Championship. He is the MVP of the National Football League. He, and the Carolina Panthers, are headed to the BIG GAME…the Super Bowl; what makes it all the more special is its Super Bowl 50.  Everything seems to be going great for Mr. Cam Newton, and we have every reason to celebrate this athlete.... [Read more...]

Lebron James Athlete, Entertainer, And…..

January 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Numerous recent articles have attacked LeBron James for his failure to engage in protests in support of Tamir Rice, a youth murdered by police officers who was acquitted of any charges. These responsibilities are unfair, due to Mr. James’ profession as athlete, entertainer, and coon. Commentators on such articles are looking... [Read more...]

Black Head Coaches — College Football’s Ole Last Frontier.

January 12, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This season’s national college football championship has been decided, but no one knows how much longer we must continue to wait until the head coaching ranks are no longer largely reserved for White males, even those who have been failures at other schools. Although Blacks were 53.4 percent of Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS)... [Read more...]

Thy Real Objection to Paying College Athletes.

January 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As the University of Alabama football team prepares to line up against Clemson University Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. to decide the national collegiate championship, it’s worth noting that the Crimson Tide wouldn’t be “rolling” in success and the money that accompanies it without its Black players, led by 2015 Heisman... [Read more...]

Stephen Curry, best on the planet?

December 4, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) After Stephen Curry dethroned King James in the NBA finals, a cross country discussion began about Steph replacing Lebron as the best player on the planet. In a news conference, directly after the game, Lebron, in his usual cavalier persona, informed every viewer that he, and he alone, is the best player on earth. Well, this... [Read more...]

Charles Barkley: Do all Black Men Hate Their Nappy Hair?

November 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “For some reason we are brainwashed to think, if you’re not a thug or an idiot, you’re not black enough.” – Charles Barkley If being an idiot was truly a staple of blackness, Charles Barkley most certainly would be recognized as an amazing leader within the black community. Since we, as a people,... [Read more...]

Washington, D.C.; Should You Be Funding Sports Facilities?

November 6, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Publicly financed sports stadiums are a game that taxpayer lose. When a government spends millions of dollars on a stadium where do you think that money comes from? District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced a new $55 million arena for Ward 8 that will serve as the home court for the Mystics and practice arena for... [Read more...]

Lamar Odom, Trick Rolling, Broke Athletes And Entertainers.

October 16, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I warned you and I warned athletes in a previous posting about the dangers of trick roll prostitutes http://thyblackman.com/2015/09/13/sex-lies-and-nfl-commissioner-roger-goodell/.  Brother Lamar Odom, who we wish the best, is at death’s door because these ruthless gold diggers. These gold diggers are no different than... [Read more...]

Remember the Titans: UDM hoops can play key role for city in transition.

September 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Deee-troit Basketball!” Thanks to the popular chant made famous by John Mason, a Detroit radio legend who doubles as the public address announcer for our city’s professional basketball team, the Detroit Pistons are known by basketball fans across the globe. When the chant caught on—about a decade a ago—as the team... [Read more...]

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