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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Which black leadership combination is more primed for success in major men’s basketball?

May 27, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It is tough for men’s college basketball to make waves during the month of May. The NBA and NHL Playoffs take center stage as their respective championship series are about to commence. The University of Michigan’s hire of former Michigan basketball star Juwan Howard as their men’s basketball head coach shook up the basketball... [Read more...]

Think Beyond Sports This Summer for Black Boys.

May 23, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Summer time is just about among us and that means finding the kids something to do. Activities about the neighborhood, summer reading programs, Vacation Bible School, summer school, family trips, apprenticeships, volunteering, and yes, sports. Sports: The Undefeated King of Summer I’m sure many of us have done a number or all... [Read more...]

NFL Players and their supposedly Billionaire Overlords.

Tweet ( Norman Vincent Peale, the Christian philosopher and author of the best-selling book “The Power of Positive Thinking,” is credited with having coined several axioms that have become fairly commonplace in the American lexicon. Among these is the phrase “We tend to get what we expect.” While this may seem somewhat trite,... [Read more...]

The Left Takes Center Stage, Battle Against ‘Inequality & Sports’.

Tweet ( In his book “Discrimination and Disparities,” economist Thomas Sowell notes that a disproportionate percentage of first-born siblings become National Merit scholars compared to siblings born later, presumably because the first-born starts life with no sibling competition for parental attention. This, says Sowell,... [Read more...]

There would be value in a Gap Year for all adults.

May 20, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( One of the more interesting storylines of the hit ABC sitcom, Black-ish, is that the Johnson family’s oldest son, Junior, is taking a gap year following his graduating high school to evaluate what he wants to do in life. His decision caused some tension between himself and his parents but the idea of a “gap year” is no... [Read more...]

Bubba Wallace’s admission reemphasizes Mental Health Month.

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

Tweet ( The challenge of being a racial numerical minority in a historically white profession or career comes with numerous difficulties. It can be emotionally and mentally draining to feel like you have to dispel negative racial stereotypes while at work constantly. The sport of NASCAR has not been the most racially diverse when it... [Read more...]

Top Tips On Moving To NOLA.

May 14, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( So, you want to play professional sports here in these great United States of America? I’d first like to ask you why? Is it because you want to make a lot of money? Because if that’s the case you can find a lot of other ways to make a whole Lotta money without the hard ache and pain and frustration that comes with playing... [Read more...]

Ahmed Nashat – Can Spurs Actually Lift the Champions League?

May 13, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For many years to come the question will be asked ‘where were you when Spurs played City away in the Champions League’? This game may not have been for a trophy directly but Tottenham have achieved something truly special here, vanquishing big spending City with Guardiola at the helm, having not signed anyone for 2 transfer... [Read more...]

Mack Prioleau – Picking The Champions of England.

May 13, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Mack Prioleau is one of the biggest football fans who I have ever met and since we bonded over the English Premier League during our time at Vanderbilt University we have had a weekly podcast going dedicated to just that. Mack Prioleau and I often disagree on what will happen in the footballing world but this season we think... [Read more...]

Shining a light on the chivalrous acts of professional and collegiate athletes.

May 9, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It is no secret that professional sports and professional athletes get a ton of attention in American society. Names like Stephen Curry, Serena Williams, and Odell Beckham Jr. are among the most well known in the country. Unfortunately, when high profile athletes like NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver Tyreek Hill are in the news for... [Read more...]

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