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Saturday, April 21, 2018

The History of Linemarking.

March 19, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Regular line markings on sports pitches have been in existence since the 19th century! This coincided with the formation of the Rugby Football Union and the Football Association. Each governing body started to introduce their own rules and regulations, which led to different pitch markings for the different sports. Also, around... [Read more...]

DeMar DeRozan Continues The Discussion About Mental Health Among Black Men.

March 12, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It would appear that Toronto Raptors’ guard DeMar DeRozan is living a life that many people would envy. He is a professional athlete who has been selected as an NBA All-Star four times and he will make an eye-popping 27.7 million dollars over the course of this 2017-18 NBA season. At 28 years old, he is young, rich, and has... [Read more...]

Findings from the 2017 College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card.

March 6, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “March Madness” is upon us as the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be in full effect very soon. However, college basketball and college sports has been under a significant microscope lately. The NCAA is being viewed and critiqued in ways that have never happened before as an evaluation of college sports... [Read more...]

Sporting Careers For Non-Athletes That Are Achievable.

March 2, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Men grow up dreaming of being an NBA star of an NFL quarterback and it sticks with them for the rest of their lives. Sitting back on a Sunday afternoon, it’s impossible not to get caught up in the drama and excitement that is professional sports. Sadly, your opportunity is long gone because you’re too old and not mobile... [Read more...]

A Beginner’s Golf Equipment Guide.

February 26, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As a beginner in a new sport, you are often inundated with different pieces of golf equipment that are an essential item you need to purchase before you can start playing at your nearest course. With so many different brands, colours, shapes, sizes, balls and tees to consider, it can easily become overwhelming when all you want... [Read more...]

The far reaching impact of the NCAA basketball corruption scandal.

February 25, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As the month of March dawns near, most of the attention in sports turns toward “March Madness” and the men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments. However, men’s college basketball finds itself in a white, hot spotlight after extensive reports from Yahoo! Sports revealed an FBI probe into some of the top players... [Read more...]

NBA 2K19 Microtransactions: What Needs To Be Done.

February 24, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Fans are busy making NBA 2K19 wishlists and there’s so much 2K Sports would want to think about. The last year’s game in the NBA 2K series is really very frustrating to play if you do not want to spend money. On top of the $60 price, you are required to spend some real money on the game and it’s bad. If you are playing... [Read more...]

NBA, Race & Sports; It’s Not 1947 Anymore.

February 22, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( ESPN recently re-aired a three-part documentary about the long rivalry between two storied NBA basketball teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, and their two marquee players, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, respectively. After another devastating Laker loss, this time in the 1984 finals, Laker star Magic Johnson... [Read more...]

Laura Ingraham Is Not Racist, Lebron James nor Kevin Durant are Victims.

February 20, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Is it possible that Lebron James and Kevin Durant are victims of a post-racial America? Furthermore, if America is as inherently racist as so many pro athletes claim, isn’t it pointless for minority kids to strive to be as successful as them, since “the man” is against them? Fox News host Laura Ingraham doesn’t need... [Read more...]

Essential Items You Need in Your Man Cave.

February 20, 2018 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( For most men, having a space to call their own is important. In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of man caves in homes all over the world. The best part about having a man cave is that you can decorate it however you see fit. Taking some time to figure out what theme you want your man cave to have is essential.... [Read more...]

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