Month: June 2020

Columns
Culture
Sports

LeBron the activist? A peek behind the curtain

The state of the current climate in America right now is unveiling truths. Not only as a nation but as individuals more than ever. The tragic and senseless murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin was an awakening, specifically for white America. Multiple issues have been falling on the […]

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Columns
Fashion
Sports

NBA adjusts dress code, but the ‘Tunnel Walk’ lives on

One thing we were worried about with the NBA return was player fashion. Top tier NBA talent would be back in the limelight, but would top-tier fashion be on display in this new strict, yet casual format? According to Shams Charania of ESPN, the dress code has been modified and while it may be more […]

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Culture
Sports

The Complex Story of Black Baseball Prior to 1880

When thinking about Blacks in baseball, the conversation usually starts with Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier or the slow process of integrating the greats from the Negro Leagues. However, that was more than a lifespan after the real story of African-Americans in baseball. Baseball started for African-Americans at least 100 years before Jackie played […]

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Columns
Sports

Is Gundy an unfit college head coach for this decade?

Remember Mike Gundy’s “I’m 40” rant during a press conference where he told media members and critics to “come at me” instead of his college-aged players? That was 13 years ago, and things have changed. Someone finally came at him, and it was his own player, Chubba Hubbard, and several other players, both current and […]

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Culture
Sports

While you’re mad, Kyrie has a point

Numerous NBA players have sparked up a conversation about the NBA’s plan to resume the 2019-20 season. Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving has been a driving force against the NBA’s return. Numerous reports state that the 28-year old point guard has been a “driving force” in bringing up issues about the NBA’s restart in […]

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NBA News
Sports

What makes the Skinz League so special?

There’s the Drew League in Los Angeles that draws several NBA and overseas basketball players to the court, then you have the New Drew called the Skinz League in Oklahoma City, OK that’s gaining tons of notoriety as a reputable pro-am itself. This league is different because it’s in Oklahoma. For those that aren’t aware, […]

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Columns
Sports

The Trae Young and Family Multi-Sport and Aquatic Facility get a $4 million donation

These stories may be getting redundant, but it’s always great news when Trae Young gives back to his community. The Trae Young family has agreed to make a $4 million donation to aid in the construction and design cost of a new indoor multi-sport facility in Norman, OK. The former University of Oklahoma guard and […]

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