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Thursday, October 30, 2014


Sports Politics; The New Fab Five.

October 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most of you who know me personally know that I love sports. Especially Basketball, Boxing and Football college or professional, day or night that’s my thing. I love sports because of its purity, meaning that if you are better you will win. Which is why mostly all of us hate refs. But this is about something else. This is... [Read more...]

NBA Charles Barkley Says Black People Not Whites Are Solely Responsible For Their Failures.

October 26, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) C harles Barkley is known for speaking his mind.  But there are some times when his words make him look a little silly, partly because he doesn’t always think about what he says before he opens his mouth.   Barkley’s recent appearance on Afternoons with Anthony Gargano and Rob Ellis raised some eyebrows because it almost... [Read more...]

Michigan QB keeps getting called a nigger and The University is silent.

October 23, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Johari Shuck is an expert on black athletes at the collegiate level. She is also a graduate of The University of Michigan, one of the most storied athletic programs in the country. The school has a strong track record of athletic and academic achievement, but when it comes to the treatment of its athletes, the school’s record... [Read more...]

Jameis Winston: Florida State vs Notre Dame still a GO!

October 17, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Reigning Heisman award winning quarterback Jameis Winston and the Florida State Seminoles will host Notre Dame this weekend in a matchup of two top five teams. The outcome of this game will most definitely have a major impact on the national championship picture come January. That is the major reason why Florida State, despite... [Read more...]

Do Abusive Athletes/Men Genuinely Apologize to Their Woman?

October 14, 2014 by  
Filed under Music, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In this climate of NFL domestic battery and abuse, many wonder what kind of private apologies were extended to the wives/women by the professional athletes accused of such terrible acts! And how does an abusive man and those who’ve made mistakes actually go about saying “I’m Sorry” to the woman…convincingly?!   Being... [Read more...]

Iron Mike Tyson Puts Toronto’s CP24 News Anchor Nathan Downer In Check!

October 8, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Although I’m just getting around to this story, I had to applaud Mike Tyson for him “straightening out” CP24 News Anchor/ TV Host Nathan Downer, who truly asked an out of line question as Mike and his “Undisputed Truth” producer Alex Choko were there to promote the show that was premiering in Toronto Canada. The conversation... [Read more...]

Ray Rice Spirit Vs the Physical – Excuse Vs Reason.

October 5, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We get references for our jobs but not for the person we invite into our bedrooms where our children live (read more).  Ray Rice controversy  Domestic abuse is a learned behavior- no different than whispering, backbiting, gossiping, etc. We all learned something negative at an early age with no deprogramming or no one telling... [Read more...]

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: Great Voice Wrong Message: Fighting Against the NFL’s N-word Policy.

September 30, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the course of a nationally-televised football game on September 14, 2014, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick called Chicago Bears’ defensive end Lamarr Houston the n-word (n**ga). It was then that a referee (who happened to be white) penalized Kaepernick for use of the vitriolic; the penalty... [Read more...]

Is Manny Pacquiao Overrated? No Way, No How.

September 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s next fight is against American Chris Algeri on November 22. Considered the (barely) disputed pound for pound the best boxer on planet Earth next to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Pacquiao heads into that match with no stones unturned and all beefs settled.  He defended a split decision... [Read more...]

Thy Fate and Future of Black Athletes: It’s On Us.

September 25, 2014 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2009, Sports Illustrated reported that 78% of NFL players file for bankruptcy or face financial hardships two years after playing their last game and that 60% of NBA players face a similar fate within five years of retirement. Black athletes are the overwhelming majority of players in both leagues. A year ago, a University... [Read more...]

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