Monday, June 14, 2021

For the good of the game; The NFL and Race Norming.

Tweet ( Football is America’s game.  With a pre-pandemic annual revenue of over $15 billion, the National Football League far outpaces other major North American sports franchises (Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League) and is the most lucrative sports league in the world. After... [Read more...]

Professional sports unions shine spotlight on the eternal labor versus management fight.

June 4, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( This season will be the first 17-game regular season in National Football League history. Despite the physical toll and grind each NFL game can be for the participants, the NFL is adding an additional extra regular season game while subtracting one preseason game. Understandably, numerous NFL players complained on social media... [Read more...]

Film Review; City of Ali.

May 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( Can we ever get enough of Muhammad Ali? No! And so, another documentary about him is automatically good news on some level. Particularly during these troubled times when stirring up memories of “The Greatest” can connect us back to the best in humanity. First-time director Graham Shelby and producer Jonathan McHugh largely... [Read more...]

African Liberation Day 2021: Reclaiming African names.

May 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( They tell us we are all citizens, that we were born in this country. Well, a cat can have kittens in the oven, but that doesn’t make them biscuits!”-Malcolm X One of the fascinating stories among NFL prospects during the 2021 NFL Draft was the story of former Michigan defensive end Kwity Paye. The former Michigan star... [Read more...]

YouTube Creator Mohammed Ali Rashid Keeps Men Motivated.

Tweet ( Ali Rashid is a motivational athlete who’s becoming increasingly popular online. He is well known for his YouTube videos, where he shares fitness-related content as well as a glimpse into his lifestyle. Ali originally made YouTube videos as a way to share fitness advice. Once he began engaging with his audience, he started... [Read more...]

Takeaways from Tampa Bay Lightning’s all-Black forward line.

May 20, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( The Stanley Cup Playoffs have started despite issues related to COVID-19. Unfortunately, a COVID-19 outbreak within the Vancouver Canucks team delayed the start of hockey’s most famous playoffs but the playoffs are underway. One of the playoff teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning, garnered some headlines prior to the playoffs in... [Read more...]

Vickie Johnson in rare WNBA head coach position as a Black woman.

May 13, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( We are days away from the start of the Women’s National Basketball Association celebrating its 25th season. There is a constant battle for respect and coverage for women’s spectator sports in America and the WNBA is no different. Regardless of the naysayers, it is a positive that skilled and talented women are able to play... [Read more...]

The Miseducation of Lebron James.

Tweet ( Not to get to far ahead of myself, I want to say that this isn’t picking on one individual but rather a mind set promulgated by the most insufficiently well-read of the populous. One of the many books that has informed my inflections on the world insofar as race was concerned was written by Carter G. Woodson. It was titled... [Read more...]

NFL’s Justin Jackson doesn’t run away from critiquing corporate politicians.

May 4, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( The 2021 NFL Draft is this week and there is plenty of star power and recognizable names at the top of the draft. There are expected to be a handful of quarterbacks and wide receivers taken in the first round and the amount of offensive “skill” positions that will be selected in the first round make for excitement and intrigue... [Read more...]

UNC men’s basketball Hubert Davis head coach hire a bigger deal than you realize.

April 14, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( It was an incredibly unique but enthralling pair of NCAA college basketball tournaments that sports fans got to watch over the past 30 days or so. Baylor won its first championship in men’s program history over a previously undefeated Gonzaga team, Stanford’s women basketball program won its first championship in nearly 30... [Read more...]

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