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NOBODY GREATER: Keep Pounding, Cam!

Picture this: A young Black man, 26, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, who is a college graduate; and his athletic abilities afford him the opportunity to have a career playing professional football.  For some, this is the American Dream.  For...

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WATCH: ‘How loud should the athlete’s voice be?’

In celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s  life and legacy, yesterday the NBA hosted a full day of games. Prior to the start of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors NBA Finals rematch and subsequent bloodbath, NBA...


NY Jets Lose…Let Me Count the Ways

Because I’m still incapable of verbalizing my feelings following the New York Jets season-ending 22-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills, I’m gonna just post this video.  In just under two minutes, ESPN’s Mike & Mike long-suffering Jets fan, Mike Greenberg, sums...


HI HATERS: Serena Williams, #BlackGirlJoy, & How She’s Been Great

On Monday, my Instagram feed was filled to capacity with #BlackGirlJoy celebrating Serena Williams’ radiant Sports Illustrated SportsPerson of the Year magazine cover. The visual of a glamorous Williams, the Queen of the Court, sitting on her gold throne demonstrating strength,...

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My reaction to Kobe Bryant’s retirement announcement

The worst kept secret was revealed on Sunday. After 20 years and five NBA championships, Kobe Bryant announced he would be retiring from the game he’s been playing since he was three years old.  In a poetic letter titled “Dear...


OH SNAP! Ronda Rousey Got Knocked the F*ck Out; Loses Title

Down goes Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey! No really, challenger Holly Holm knocked Rousey out 59 seconds into the second round of Saturday night’s shocking bantamweight title match.  Holm (10-0) not only put a black-and-blue mark on Rousey’s previously perfect 12-0 record, but she also...