Day: February 28, 2016

The final stretch of an instant classic

"I was proud of our guys in the way they competed in the game and certainly offensively. Golden State being the team they are offensively. I thought it was a great defensive performance for us in the first half. I thought we really defended really well. We let Curry get loose a few times, I ...

Black sports history fact #28

A lot of people are familiar with the old Negro Baseball Leagues, but less have heard about the African American basketball teams known as “the Black Fives”, named after the starting five players. Since the 1891 start of U.S. basketball, white-owned, professional sports leagues excluded black athletes. African Americans formed their own  professional basketball teams, ...

Black sports history fact #27

The National Hockey League has seen a resurgence of Black players in recent times and Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman P.K. Subban is emerging as one of the game’s brightest stars. Beyond Subban’s athletic ability, he’s also known as one of the sport’s most charitable athletes after his record donation to a Canadian children’s hospital. At 6-feet and ...