Month: August 2019

Culture
Sports

Narratives That Shift Perspectives

Tom Brady – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “He’s such a fierce competitor who hates losing. Look at his passion!” Cam Newton – Doesn’t shake hands after a loss – “This guy is a classless thug who doesn’t appreciate the opportunities he’s been given. He should be benched until he learns his lesson.” […]

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Culture
Music
Sports

Roc Nation, big save for the NFL’s culture

The NFL is in trouble, but the game itself is fine. What’s in jeopardy is the culture surrounding the league. From domestic violence to social justice issues, the NFL is in a tough spot and its reputation is slipping. A large percent of the league’s Black fanbase has become dissatisfied with the way those issues […]

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Columns
Sports

Top 5 most intriguing games going into NBA’s 2019-2020 season

The new NBA schedule was finally released for next season, which means drama. With all the fireworks that came with this offseason comes even more compelling matchups. From superstar players returning to their former teams to two dynamic duos facing off on primetime television, this season will be all about the fireworks. While the Lakers […]

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Columns
Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA News

Three thoughts: From the Sparks returning to full strength to a needed MVP conversation

The Los Angeles Sparks have won 11 of their last 13 games and look to finish the season on a good note. The Sparks extended their current winning streak to five games with an 84-81 win over the Chicago Sky. The Sparks held off the Sky after completing a comeback a 16-point deficit in the […]

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Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA News

Sparks erase 16-point deficit in comeback win against Chicago Sky

Los Angeles garners a fifth straight win in their comeback over Chicago. Los Angeles Sparks held off a surging Chicago Sky team in an 84-81 win on Sunday afternoon. Chelsea Gray led the way for the Sparks with 26 points and six assists while passing 1,500 career points, becoming the 10th player to do so. […]

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Music

WoRm’s “Friday” brings unique vibe to OKC’s hip-hop scene

As Big WoRm’s album The Recipe awaits its release this fall, the 24-year-old Oklahoma City rapper gave us a sneak peek with his newly released single, “Friday.” WoRm is undoubtedly one of the most talented and well-rounded artists in OKC. He’s not one of these ‘fly-by-night’ rappers that want the clout of being in the […]

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Culture
NBA News
Sports

A successful black man having to do twice as much: The “Rich Paul Rule”

Starting in 2018, NBA hopeful college basketball players could hire an agent but keep their NCAA eligibility if they desired to stay in school. That rule stated that all family members and NBA Players’ Association-certified agents were allowed to be agents until Aug. 1, 2020. Well, it’s August 7, 2020, and the new regulations have […]

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