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Resting Players, Further Diminishing NBA’s Reputation

There's been plenty of conversations circulating through the NBA circuit about how soft the league has become over the past few years. There are multiple examples that can support that statement, but teams that rest marquee players recently took the cake for most annoying. This is something NBA Commissioner Adam Silver decided to speak on ...

Black History Month: Black Women Still Making History In 2017

Believe it or not, it took until February 2017 for a historically black college cheerleading team to place first at the CheerSport Nationals. It was Savannah State University's 12-woman, one-man squad that accomplished this great honor. This is something that personally came as a surprise, because of African-American's storied history in athletics. However, the idea ...

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali, The Voice For Us All

Muhammad Ali is one of the most controversial, outspoken and revolutionary athletes of all time. He did and said things that weren't expected back in the 1960s and 1970s and even today, it's hard to think of one athlete that would take the stance that he did if put in the same position. One of ...

Black History Month: How Racism Still Lives In Sports

Racism is a term that covers multiple different aspects of life, but one we fail to pay much attention to is athletics. Although that may sound ridiculous due to the majority in sports being African-Americans, it's a fact. Decades ago and in many cases, more than 100 years ago racism was a way of life, ...

The Greatest Athlete of Our Time May Be Serena Williams

How many athletes have actually been dominant in their respective sport for over a span of two decades? You may be able to think about a handful of athletes that played for 20-plus years, but how long were they in their prime? Serena Williams turned pro on Sept 24, 1995. It's now 2016 and she ...

Colin Kaepernick’s Controversy That Shouldn’t Be One

The past week has been nothing short of a frenzy after Colin Kaepernick's controversial and symbolic statement he made before a preseason NFL game in Santa Clara, California, by sitting during "The Star-Spangled Banner." This is something Americans do not take lightly, but it is also another example of today's America choosing to magnify and ...

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