Sports : ThyBlackMan

Monday, April 23, 2018


Players to root for during the 2018 NFL Draft.

April 20, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is less than one week until the start of the 2018 NFL Draft. For the 256 football players selected during the 2018 NFL Draft, they will get the opportunity to play professional football for the most popular sports league in America. On a seemingly annual basis, the NFL Draft draws big-time TV ratings as viewers watch former... [Read more...]

Identifying the top black talent in Major League Baseball’s recent surge of black baseball players.

April 17, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Although the weather across the country seems to disagree at times, the 2018 Major League Baseball season is up and running. Several MLB teams and players have gotten off to productive starts, including Japanese import and Los Angeles Angels pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, who is doing the rare task of excelling... [Read more...]

Bob McNair; The challenge of playing for the Houston Texans.

April 12, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2017 Houston Texans had a very disappointing season. The team had only four wins compared to 12 losses after they made the playoffs in 2016. However, in 2017, the Texans apparently found their quarterback of the future after Deshaun Watson had an extremely productive rookie season prior to suffering a torn ACL injury. The... [Read more...]

How RGIII and Johnny Manziel hurt the anti-Kaepernick argument.

April 10, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The hardest position in sports is that of NFL quarterback. NFL defenses are as complex and complicated as ever before while the speed, size, and athleticism of NFL defenders is at an all-time high. NFL quarterbacks have to throw difficult passes to wide receivers and other targets while also trying to read defenses and avoid... [Read more...]

NBA Newsflash: The Greek Freak is a Beast!

April 4, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Lights, Camera, Action! Kudos to Giannis Antetokounmpo (pronounced an-tet-o-KOON-bo), his surname meaning: “The king/crown/royalty from a foreign land”. He is more affectionately known by his teammates as “The Greek Freak” although he might be the center of attention whenever he returns to his Native Greece,... [Read more...]

The importance of black female leadership as explained by Buffalo’s Felisha Legette-Jack.

April 3, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament concluded with an exciting finish as Notre Dame won the championship on a last second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. Notre Dame was led by head coach Muffet McGraw and was the second straight women’s college basketball championship for a female head coach as Dawn Staley... [Read more...]

Smart Move, NBA Now Embracing Social Protest Activities.

March 31, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If I am being honest, I scoffed at the insinuation that America’s fascination with entertainment and titillation had aligned her destiny with a Roman Empire that many thought would never fall from its position of preeminence. Most scholars agree that the fall of Rome is attributable to internal problems, not a challenge from... [Read more...]

The National Capitalists Against Athletes aka NCAA – Modern Day Slavery 101.

March 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve deliberately avoided watching March Madness recently because I’m very aware of the massive exploitation of black athletes who run March Madness every year while mostly white coaches, commentators, athletic directors, administrators, and universities make millions and billions off of March Madness each year. Also, if... [Read more...]

‘March for Our Lives’ creates a buzz in sports community.

March 27, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The issue of gun violence is among the most prominent issues in America right now. Due to amount of mass shootings in America and the recent school shootings and school threats, gun violence and gun regulation has become even more highlighted in American society. Last weekend, a significant student-led peaceful demonstration... [Read more...]

Negro League vs MLB; Why The Blaming Of Integration As The Source Of black Suffering Is An Erroneous Assertion.

March 20, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am quite confident that if you were to ask any random member of the so-called “conscious community” to list the most fundamental reason that Black America so frequently finds itself in a marginalized position, the vast majority would summarize our miserable state with a single word, integration. If only I had a dollar... [Read more...]

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