Thursday, June 8, 2023

NBA Owner: The “noble” billionaire.

March 11, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Although the 2023 NBA All-Star Game was a bit of a dud, the 2023 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game had its share of interesting moments and characters from Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf to Jimmy Kimmel Live correspondent Guillermo Rodriguez to musician/actress Janelle Monáe. One of the more interesting names on either... [Read more...]

A review of CBS Sports documentary Crown.

March 4, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( There is no doubt that African/Black hair is very special and unique. The ability to wear African hair in an incredible number of ways from afros to fades to locs to cornrows to many other unique styles speaks to the beauty and diversity of African people in the U.S. and throughout the globe. Because professional and collegiate... [Read more...]

Sports & Politics: The Black Superbowl And The Challenge Of Anti-Blackness.

February 17, 2023 by  
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Tweet (  African American history was celebrated at this year’s Super Bowl. It was the first time that two Black quarterbacks faced off against each other. John Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles and Patrick Mahomes played a good game, and the Chiefs won narrowly. The NFL is more than 100 years old. What took so long for it to reach... [Read more...]

Superbowl LVII: The Quandary of the Black Quarterback With a View to Disneyworld!

February 13, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Right after winning his second Super Bowl, Patrick Mahomes continued the happy times at the happiest place on earth on Monday. Mahomes is spending the day with his wife Brittany and his two children Sterling and Bronze at; You guessed it: Disneyland in Anaheim, California. The Chiefs quarterback was named the Super Bowl 57 MVP... [Read more...]

Super Bowl LVII: The “elephant” in the room of this African/Black QB historical matchup.

February 9, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( “Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shores, the scar of racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles of racial... [Read more...]

There are bigger issues for HBCUs than Former NFL player Ed Reed’s words.

February 1, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( One of the biggest names in college football the past two seasons has been Deion Sanders. The Pro Football Hall of Famer brought a lot of attention and football success to storied HBCU, Jackson State University, as their head football coach. Although Sanders’s departure from Jackson State to become head coach at Colorado also... [Read more...]

Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes Don’t Cancel Out the NFL’s Sordid Treatment of Black Quarterbacks.

February 1, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( There is a good reason for the euphoria legions of Blacks feel and express about the historic first of two African American quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes and Jason Hurts facing off in the Superbowl. It’s been a long, agonizing, painful road for them and the NFL to get to that historic point. I still remember as if it was yesterday... [Read more...]

Sports: Why Damar Hamlin reminded us of deeper humanity.

January 19, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Every life has value. Every life is important. These important sentiments are emphasized in the ideal of “equality” that nearly every human being is taught as children and throughout their lives. It is rare to hear instances where a person was raised to “hate” other people or view a group of people as “less than”... [Read more...]

The Benefits Of Playing Sports As Part Of Your Weekly Routine.

January 6, 2023 by  
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Tweet ( Staying in shape should be a top goal for everyone looking to be happy and healthy and live a long life. Although sports tend to be a young person’s game, especially high-contact sports such as football and rugby, there is a sport for anyone no matter what age. It is not just the physicality of sports that plays an important... [Read more...]

The sociology of sports stories that most defined 2022.

December 30, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( There is little doubt that the year 2022 was full of important events. It was the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which has had a major impact on the lives of countless numbers of women and girls in different areas of society. In June 2022, a major political issue took hold of the nation as the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade,... [Read more...]

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