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Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Boxing champion Claressa Shields fights against child hunger.

July 22, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The sun is shining and Summer is in full swing. While school is out, many children are excited to enjoy some fun activities and relaxation away from books and the pressures of being a student. However, one of the overlooked aspects of the school year is its importance in providing meals to children who struggle with getting adequate... [Read more...]

5 Tips for Staying Safe While Riding a Bike.

July 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Bikes have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Some people like to take them out for fun, others like to race on them, while others use them to get to work each day. Even though bikes have been replaced by faster forms of transportation, they still remain heavily used, especially in the cities. If you are someone... [Read more...]

The 100th anniversary of the founding of the Detroit Stars of Negro League Baseball.

July 10, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are very few cities in America that are viewed as “black” as the city of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is the most notable “black” city that doesn’t reside in the southern United States. There is a history of numerous black Detroiters who have achieved national recognition in various fields including art, technology,... [Read more...]

Can a head coach be too religious?

June 30, 2019 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a head coach or manager in Major League Baseball, the NBA, NFL, or NHL can be a very lucrative position. Being paid millions a year while being accommodated with quality room, board, and airport flights are some of the perks of having to manage various personalities on a team, some or most of which make more money than... [Read more...]

Learning to Bike for Adults – Finding the Balance.

June 30, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At 26, I can’t bike. So, I’m learning from the bottom. All my life it has felt impossible for me to learn to ride a bike. With Jason Horowitz’ help, I am finally trying to ride an electric bike for adults. I am a contradiction, working at CityLAb where we are all biking enthusiasts. Though we write about how replacing the... [Read more...]

Can ‘good guy’ Calvin Johnson help eliminate the stigma around marijuana use in the NFL?

June 13, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are numerous interesting personalities in the NFL. Although quarterbacks like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Drew Brees draw the most attention in the NFL, impact players like Marcus Peters, Ndamukong Suh, and Antonio Brown grab headlines for their play and their on-field and off the field personalities as well. In terms... [Read more...]

NBA 2K20 Release: 2K Should Break the One Year Development Cycle.

June 9, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re now less than three months away from the NBA 2K20 release. It means the time has come to focus on possible gameplay features, wishlists, and the announcement of the cover athlete. But beyond all the speculations, there’s one more thing that the game community needs to focus on – the rushed development cycle... [Read more...]

Newly elected Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren excellent choice to lead Big Ten conference.

June 7, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When it comes to major college sports, the conference that gets most national affection is the Southeastern Conference, known by sports fans as the “SEC”. It is not unusual for college football, college basketball, or even non-revenue sports featuring SEC teams to have fans chanting “SEC! SEC!” if their team defeats a... [Read more...]

NBA stars what to eat.

June 4, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s not a secret to anyone, that professional athletes have to stick to a strict diet for ages, especially when they are professionally active. But it’s also not a secret that many of our fan favorites have their guilty pleasures in terms of food and indulge from time to time. Let’s take a look at some favorite sweets,... [Read more...]

There is nothing quiet about Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story.

June 3, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Although a lot of focus was on the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery last month and likely number one pick Zion Williamson, it is also the 20th anniversary of 1999 NBA Draft. Among the interesting things about the 1999 NBA Draft was that it eventually had nine NBA players drafted that became All-Stars and had one of the building blocks... [Read more...]

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