Sports : ThyBlackMan

Saturday, September 21, 2019


Why are fewer kids participating in sports?

September 18, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is no doubt that sports are a major part of America. The sports industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry due to gambling, fantasy sports, and large television contracts. There are several major sports outlets besides ESPN, which used to dominate the attention of the average sports fan decades ago. The four major... [Read more...]

Why I Agree With Jemele Hill’s Article Of Why Black Athlete’s Should Attend HBCUs than PWIs.

September 15, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, controversial writer for The Atlantic and former ESPN on-air persona Jemele Hill wrote an article for The Atlantic called “It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges” in which she explained legitimate concrete reasons as to why black athletes should consider taking their talents to HBCUs to bring in... [Read more...]

Takeaways from ESPN’s 30 for 30: Rodman: For Better or Worse.

September 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You do not have to be a sports fan to enjoy ESPN’s critically acclaimed documentary film series, 30 for 30. This year marks the 10 years since the first one debuted in 2009. The latest documentary aired just days ago named Rodman: For Better or Worse, was directed by Todd Kapostasy and reveals the life of former NBA star Dennis... [Read more...]

Self-representation in salary negotiation.

September 11, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is no secret that in terms of the four major professional sports of the National Football League, National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball that the athletes with the biggest challenges to earn their “riches” are the athletes of the National Football League. Largely due to the... [Read more...]

Mental health becomes a greater priority for the NBA.

September 5, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Now more than ever, there seems to be a greater emphasis on mental health. There have been emphasis on physical health for centuries through nutrition and exercise but mental health often took a backseat. Today, it is not unusual to hear people discuss their mental struggles in real life, television characters addressing their... [Read more...]

From Player To Coach; Pay Your Coach!!

August 29, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  When I first started in the Indianapolis broadcast market, I started off at minimum wage as a rewrite man and board operator.  In those days, I remember that minimum wage was around $3.25 or so…but, we got full-ride benefits from the employer, including major medical.  In broadcasting, you can be shown the door for just... [Read more...]

2019‘s must-see college football games featuring HBCUs.

August 28, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) College football is one of the most popular sports in North America. We are mere days away from the beginning of the first college football games of the 2019 season and it is exciting to see teams compete along with the atmosphere that only a college or university can provide. While a large amount of focus in college football... [Read more...]

NFL; The Early Retirement Effect & Mental Health’s Relationship To It.

August 28, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even though I’ve never been too big of an NFL football watcher, but recently, Ex-Colts QB Andrew Luck had announced his retirement from The NFL after 8 years in the league. That announcement had sent shockwaves throughout not only the entire league, but as well as the entire sports world.  As shocking as Luck’s retirement... [Read more...]

Rapper Jay-Z & NFL Are BFFs…

August 18, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When it comes to racial shakedowns, few organizations succumb on a grander scale than the National Football League. This tendency was on full display on Tuesday when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and black rapper/business mogul Jay-Z announced a multiyear partnership “to enhance the NFL’s live game experiences and to amplify... [Read more...]

Black August in Sports: Great moments in Black History.

August 15, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The month of August does more than just represent the eighth month of the calendar year, it is important for African-Americans, for Black Americans. August is a month that is ripe with incredible history of Black resistance including The Fugitive Slave Law Convention of 1850 and The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in... [Read more...]

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