Sunday, August 19, 2018


LeBron James’ fatherhood faux pass.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Few athletes have ever been under the public spotlight more than LeBron James. It is extremely rare when high school juniors appear on the cover of America’s preeminent sports magazine, Sports Illustrated as James did back in 2002. At the age of thirty-three, LeBron James has been in the national sports spotlight for virtually... [Read more...]

“Mum” Is The Word; Self-Censorship Is The Wisest Choice Within A Raging Culture War!

August 1, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I have lived long enough to testify to the following. Most apologies appear after the evil people do in the dark comes into the light. Hence, I view public apologies with extreme skepticism. The above perspective provides ample opportunity for amusing moments when others accept the apologies of professional athletes whose private... [Read more...]

Demand, “Thou Christians,” that the NFLPA Use Part of the $90 Million to Stop the Killings!

July 30, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to the Associated Press in a recent story, the National Football League  Players Association (NFLPA) has entered into negotiations with NFL owners, regarding the controversy over NFL players kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem. What the NFL players have done in highlighting the issue of unjust killings... [Read more...]

Yet Another Eyebrow-Raising Situation In Milwaukee Area.

July 26, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The casual sports fan would have been hard pressed to know what sport Josh Hader participated in one month ago. The 24 year old Milwaukee Brewers pitcher became known nationally for controversial, racist, and homophobic tweets that he made as a teenager that resurfaced as he pitched in the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star... [Read more...]

Remembering some of the ESPYs most powerful speeches.

July 21, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2018 ESPY Awards was another gathering of the world’s best athletes being honored in front of their peers and competitors. There was history made as former professional race car driver Danica Patrick became the first female host in ESPY Awards history. The 2018 ESPY Awards also included one of the more emotional moments... [Read more...]

Donald Trump Has No Character.

July 19, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth…arrogance into humility…brutality into patriotism. Anybody could do it; it required no brains at all. It merely required no character.” Joseph Heller Catch-22 Truth, sometimes, is stranger than fiction. This quote, in... [Read more...]

What took so long to get Willie O’Ree into the Hockey Hall of Fame?

July 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A pioneer is “a person or group that originates or helps open up a new line of thought or activity or a new method or technical development”. In sports, pioneers are often viewed as people who make innovations or breakthroughs in how a sport is played or how the business of sport happens. Former baseball player Curt Flood... [Read more...]

Movie Review; Uncle Drew.

July 15, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Young people can’t jump! In your face, Millennials! Step back, hipsters, because black Baby Boomers are taking the court in Uncle Drew. The genesis of this heart-warming sports comedy was a Pepsi Max commercial that evolved into a YouTube series that has been viewed 100M times. The webisodes starred Boston Celtics point guard... [Read more...]

The unique marketing diversity displayed by EA Sports.

July 14, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The worlds of video games and sports have become more and more in sync. The e-sports industry is now a major financial industry that is growing, and has gotten so big that the NBA has gotten into launching a new, professional competitive gaming league. One of the biggest and most well-known video game companies in the world... [Read more...]

College Football Players Can Find Themselves Under Intense Microscope Regarding Sexual Assault.

July 10, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being the “big man on campus” is one of the phrases that often connotes a sense of invincibility. The college experience is an unique and special time for the lives of many young adults as they develop and mature on a personal, social, academic, and professional level. The “big man on campus” can make for an even more... [Read more...]

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