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Friday, January 17, 2020

This President Doesn’t Need to be in New Orleans.

January 11, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( On Monday LSU will play Clemson in the National Championship game. As an avid football fan, I’m absolutely excited that my team as had an amazing year, however I must say I’m not happy that the president will be in my city…again.  There is too much going on in the world that is of his making …how does he have time for... [Read more...]

5 Things I Learned Watching Football.

January 11, 2020 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Football has been my favorite sport for as long as I could remember. This is not to take anything away from sports as they are loved and appreciated, but there was something about football that felt like a n epic battle of wills. I grew up in a house whereby my father was an serious sports fan while my mother would take a peak... [Read more...]

Did Janoris Jenkins and the Saints receive some bad football karma?

January 8, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( We are less than a couple weeks into 2020 and football fans have already witnessed some exhilarating NFL playoff games. Wild Card weekend had plenty of action, drama, upsets, and mistakes and a lot of viewers tuned in to watch it. Perhaps the biggest upset of the entire NFL playoffs thus far is the Minnesota Vikings defeating... [Read more...]

Reaction on the passing of former NBA commissioner David Stern.

January 2, 2020 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The beginning of 2020 got off to an emotional start with the passing of longtime former NBA commissioner David Stern. Stern died at age 77 on January 1, 2020 from a brain hemorrhage. He was the NBA commissioner for 30 years, which was the longest term by an NBA commissioner in history and he tied former NFL commissioner Pete... [Read more...]

The 2010s: Defining sports moments of the decade.

December 24, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It is hard to believe that the 2010s are nearly over but we are entering a new decade. America entered 2010 under the first U.S. presidential term of a former Illinois senator named Barack Obama and ends the decade under a businessman and former “reality star” named Donald Trump under siege in his first U.S. presidential... [Read more...]

The Next Lewis Hamilton?

December 19, 2019 by  
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The world of ride ons is filled with exciting designs; from tractors to fire engines – you have it all. However, nothing quite beats the Classic F1 Cars. The world of Formula 1 has really taken off over the past few years. With Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen making worldwide names for themselves more and more hype is surrounding... [Read more...]

Five groundbreaking sports stories from 2019.

December 14, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( If you missed out on following sports in the year 2019, you missed a lot. The environment of professional and collegiate sports looks to be changing significantly and athletes are continuing to be vocal about social and human rights issues. There has been and will always be teams and athletes that capture the imagination of the... [Read more...]

A rare event for a college football black head coach.

December 10, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It’s not just time to learn where college football’s best teams will spend their postseasons with bowl games and the College Football Playoff, it’s also time for college football head coaches to be hired and fired throughout the country. At the highest level of college football at the Football Bowl Subdivision, there are... [Read more...]

Maya Moore goes from All-WNBA to criminal justice advocate.

December 2, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Politics, Sports

Tweet ( Two decades isn’t the longest time in the world but 20 years is significant in professional sports. The Women’s National Basketball Association concluded its 23rd season during the summer of 2019 and there have been some well-chronicled struggles for exposure, finances, and treatment of its athletes. Those struggles should... [Read more...]

Why ESPN Stephen A. Smith And Others Like Him Should Be Silenced ‘By Any Means Necessary’.

November 30, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I am sure that no one is surprised that ESPN talking head Stephen A. Smith has once again become ensnared in a seemingly made for TV controversy. This time around it deals with the on-going saga of colluded against Quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Let’s be honest about Stephen A. Smith, he is basically paid to “talk shit”... [Read more...]

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