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Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Cleveland Browns Josh Gordon: Being open about substance abuse addiction.

November 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Billions and billions of American dollars are spent to battle substance abuse that overcomes so many people in America. The World Health Organization defines substance abuse as “the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs”. Substance abuse has become such a big problem that... [Read more...]

Gregg Popovich has become the most socially outspoken coach in sports.

November 7, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being a head coach is truly a leadership position. Head coaches not only teach athletes about how to get better, work within the team dynamic, and how to achieve goals but they must also must manage egos and team morale over the course of a season. Because of their life experiences, coaches, or managers in baseball, are known... [Read more...]

Taking a Knee against Racial Controversy.

November 5, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While racism is nothing new to the many minorities nationwide, but now we are being criticized for standing up for what we believe in while also exercising our right to freedom of speech. Colin Kaepernick made headlines last year after he took a knee during the National Anthem and was threatened and booed, he was later joined... [Read more...]

Ole School Heroes and Sports Media.

November 4, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While watching game 6 of the 2017 World Series on TV, I thought about Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson. I called up Brooks’ highlights on Youtube. There are several tributes to Brooks on Youtube. Each acknowledged that Brooks was not only a remarkable player, but a great, humble man of character.... [Read more...]

Where are all the anti-war athletes?

November 3, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Veterans Day has always been an interesting holiday. It sometimes gets mistaken for Memorial Day, which honors those who died while in military service. However, Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, that takes place on November 11th, that celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans. Sports and the... [Read more...]

Roger Goodell & NFL Owners Should Reach Out To Colin Kaepernick.

October 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The NFL Commissioner’s office said it wanted former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to attend the second NFL owners meeting. The NFL Players Association said it wanted Kaepernick to attend the meeting. Now whether Kaepernick will attend the meeting or not is anybody’s guess. So far, Kap has done what he... [Read more...]

NFL Must Step Up, Yes Support Their Players.

October 29, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “We want to make sure we are understanding what the players are talking about, and that is complex.” – National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell. When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last year began kneeling during the National Anthem at the start of games, he explained: “I am not going to... [Read more...]

Carla Williams is the right person at the right time and place to guide athletic program.

October 28, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The city of Charlottesville, Virginia has been prominently in the national news throughout 2017 for various reasons. The city most known as the home to the University of Virginia is a small city by size but also has a large series of attractions and venues for its relatively small size. The Charlottesville area was the home... [Read more...]

World Series 2017: The Los Angeles Dodgers look to minority leadership to win title.

October 25, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The 2017 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros has started and it is full of fascinating storylines. Both teams were very successful during the regular season by winning over 100 games and the Dodgers leading all Major League Baseball teams with 104 wins. The Astros are a fun team to watch with... [Read more...]

Racist, What is a Racist in 2017?

October 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Ent., News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Warning: Offensive Language White slave masters never admired their black slaves, yet white sports fans all around the world worship their favorite black athletes. Nike endorsements, sports arenas, and college campuses aren’t exactly what I’d call slave ships, chains or whips. Yet, if you listen to black activists, ESPN... [Read more...]

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