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Monday, October 20, 2014


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

October 17, 2014 by  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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  
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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...]

Thy NFL Keeps Fumbling.

September 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular. With all the accusation about domestic violence and child abuse consuming the NFL, I wonder why the public wants to hold athletes to a standard that they don’t want to live by. If you work in the private... [Read more...]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needs To Do Better Than Win by Decision This Weekend.

September 13, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Floyd (I’m not calling him “Money”) Mayweather Jr.’s opponent this weekend really doesn’t matter-the fact that it’s Marcos Maidana again after only four months speaks more to how the boxing game is suffering for quality matches than anything else. Back in May Mayweather won the first fight... [Read more...]

Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson: An Honest Face of Racism in Atlanta.

September 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A two year old email was leaked and all hell broke loose over the weekend as Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson was found to have made some racist comments in correspondence to General Manager Danny Ferry and two other members of the team’s ownership group. Levenson complained that the games were attended by too... [Read more...]

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