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Wednesday, August 5, 2015


Fake It Till You Make It: How to Act Like a Seasoned Football Fan.

August 3, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many people love to watch football, but they don’t really understand the game. If you want to get in on the game, and understand what it’s all about, here’s what you need to do. Buy Jerseys and Fan Gear Buying jerseys and fan gear is the first step in becoming a real football fan – even if you’re not really one... [Read more...]

Vin Baker blew $100 million, now working at Starbucks.

July 29, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If there is any story on this blog that you’re going to grow tired of reading, it’s the one about the former NBA or NFL athlete who is now broke and living with his mama.  These stories are everywhere, and it has people wondering if the Harvard-educated financial managers being employed by professional sports leagues are... [Read more...]

My Truth about Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gym, TMT, Negative Media and US.

July 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Replacing negative media with positive media!!! For years, I have personally watched Mr. Floyd Mayweather Jr. career from when he fought in the Olympics to his last fight. Let me start a little from the beginning; be patient with me please as I embark on a long road travel. Meaning, how easy is it to express one’s thought... [Read more...]

Responding To NY Times Racist Attack On Serena Williams.

July 17, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Ever get the feeling that you are trapped in one of those never ending Greek myths? You know, like the one where the Heracles (better known by the Roman rip-off name,”Hercules”) has to fight Anteas, the giant son of Mother Earth who derived his strength from contact with the earth. Whenever Heracles threw the giant down,... [Read more...]

Don’t Call Me Caitlyn Jenner.

June 17, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Upon first hearing the rumblings that Olympic Medalist Bruce Jenner would begin the transition of becoming a woman, I brushed it off as idle gossip and media foolery.  After all, the headlines graced the covers of tabloid magazines known more for their sensationalism than for their journalistic integrity, or for their accuracy. ... [Read more...]

Rewriting the Image of Black Fathers Via the Ol NBA.

June 10, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Derrick Rose, Chris Paul and Stephen Curry are unofficial symbols for black fatherhood via the NBA, and they are repeatedly being attacked for bringing their children to the press conference podium to answer reporters’ questions. Much ado has recently been made about Stephen Curry bringing his 2-year-old precocious daughter,... [Read more...]

Ol ESPN Diminishes Arthur Ashe’s Legacy.

June 9, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Am I the only one who is thoroughly offended by ESPN giving Bruce Jenner “The Arthur Ashe Courage Award” during next month’s ESPYS award ceremony? ESPN claims to be the global TV leader in sports coverage and is owned by The Walt Disney Company.  Disney is also the parent company of ABC Television (which will air the ceremony). Disney... [Read more...]

Who Are the People Who Enjoy UpTime?

June 8, 2015 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You’re running out the door in the morning, keys in hand, briefcase filled with notes for an early morning meeting. There’s no time to wait for coffee to brew, but that doesn’t matter because you have an energy drink waiting for you. Athletes It’s time to hit the gym and you want to boost the effectiveness of your workout.... [Read more...]

Dear MVP Stephen Curry: You’re the Man, But Please Don’t Visit My High School.

June 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear MVP Stephen Curry, I am a Dubs fan. Always have been, always will be. I pass by Oracle Arena every day to and from work. Traffic is so bad on 880 I often get to admire, at length, the giant hanging posters adorned with your face and the gaudy playoff decorations in blue and gold. Those also happen to be the school colors... [Read more...]

The LeBron James “Success Factor”.

May 27, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I believe we can all learn a lesson by following the LeBron James “Success Factor.” He is a man with a plan and delivers on the WOW every time. His greatness is demonstrated in his ability to focus on essential goals to achieve results that many of us only dream about. Not only has LeBron worked extremely hard and long to... [Read more...]

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