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Catching up with Millwood’s Cameron Bell, discussing new journey at West Texas A&M

Chilling in his Edmond apartment in the middle of the summer was Cameron Bell, the standout Millwood high school point guard. As he was hanging out with a few of his high school friends, including his former teammate Leo Mackie Jr., headed to Randall University for basketball, he cleared the room so that he and […]

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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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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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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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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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Come on, Carmelo needs to be playing NBA basketball

“The reason why he’s not in the league—because he’s still worthy—is he hasn’t mentally taken that step back to say, ‘OK, I’ll come in and play against backups. I’ll try to help the team out. I know I might not be able to close, but I just want to help.’ Well, he’s not there yet.” […]

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Post-All-Star break, the Sparks are ready to tackle the second half of the season

Los Angeles has endured the first half of the season with a “next woman up” mentality that will continue on following the All-Star break.  Led by All-Stars Nneka Ogwumike and Chelsea Gray, the Sparks (11-8) have been able to stay the course to sit in fourth place in the league standings. Ogwumike and Gray represented […]

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