TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

“The right to do it.” taking a knee Over the past couple of years there has been the controversy over the former Quarterback Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the … Continue reading TO STAND OR NOT TO STAND: THE NFL DILEMMA OR PLAYERS PROTESTING

WAY TOO TYPICAL: WHY YOUNG BLACK MALES CHASE THE SAME HOOP DREAMS

“One in a 4,000 to 12,000.” going pro “With the number one pick of the ______draft, the _______ select_____________ from the University of_____________________.” These are the words so many collegiate … Continue reading WAY TOO TYPICAL: WHY YOUNG BLACK MALES CHASE THE SAME HOOP DREAMS

ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

  “Role models, really?” the chosen ones For the longest, athletes have been seen as these role models, especially to a younger generation. But what happens when the onus is … Continue reading ROLE MODELS: WHY WE PUT SO MUCH PRESSURE ON ATHLETES

X PATS: WHY PEOPLE TRULY HATE WINNERS ALL THE TIME

“They win we cheer, they keep winning we hate.” a winning franchise Since the early 2000’s, the New England Patriots have been a powerhouse franchise. Years removed from the franchise … Continue reading X PATS: WHY PEOPLE TRULY HATE WINNERS ALL THE TIME

SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

“Give me some money.” the big bucks In my lifetime I have heard of some pretty major contracts to play professional sports. Kobe Bryant signing his $126 million contract, Floyd … Continue reading SHOW ME THE MONEY: WILL SPORTS CONTRACTS GET BIGGER IN THE FUTURE

TAKING A KNEE: WHY IS THERE STILL A STARK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK SENTIMENT ON NFL PROTEST

“In protest of…..” on one knee Ever since former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick got down on one knee during an NFL game to protest police brutality in America during the … Continue reading TAKING A KNEE: WHY IS THERE STILL A STARK DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK SENTIMENT ON NFL PROTEST

A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN: SHOULD BLACK ATHLETES CREATE THEIR OWN LEAGUES FOR SPORTS

“Taking a knee or taking your talents elsewhere?” There has been yet another knee taken in an NFL opener, this time by Houston Texans players after team owner Robert C. … Continue reading A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN: SHOULD BLACK ATHLETES CREATE THEIR OWN LEAGUES FOR SPORTS

OH SAY CAN YOU STAND! WHAT COULD BE THE REAL ISSUE WITH NFL PROTEST

“Stand for something.” Over the past couple of weeks, the news has been tracking the controversy over the protest by athletes over the national anthem. A move which have sent … Continue reading OH SAY CAN YOU STAND! WHAT COULD BE THE REAL ISSUE WITH NFL PROTEST

red, white, and BLUES: HOW WE ARE SLOWLY STRIPPING EACH OTHER OF FREEDOM

“Break free from yourself.” It has become redundant at this point, but another issue has spiraled out of control regarding President Donald Trump. This time it took place between him … Continue reading red, white, and BLUES: HOW WE ARE SLOWLY STRIPPING EACH OTHER OF FREEDOM