Category: Sports

Trump and Lebron James Would Make Better Allies Than Foes

Can you imagine how much President Donald Trump and NBA superstar LeBron James could accomplish together for the benefit of young black Americans if they set aside their egos and political differences to work together? So, what’s stopping this from happening? I doubt it’s what you think. As distasteful as some of Trump’s tweets can…

COLORS THAT REALLY MATTER (AND BLACK’S NOT 1 OF THEM)

If I had waited just a few seconds longer, I would’ve missed her. Who am I talking about? Maame Biney, of course. The 17-year-old American short track speed skating phenom that just happens to be black sailed by three of her teammates in the 500-meter trials over the weekend to secure her spot in the…

DID TRUMP SAVE THE “BIG BALLER” BRAND?

Am I the only one who believes President Trump rescued the Big Baller brand and their overpriced copycat Kobe Bryant sneakers from life support? In many ways LaVar Ball is President Trump without the perm or the power of the executive pen. If Trump weren’t white, and LaVar weren’t black, I’d swear they were born…

Colin Kaepernick: $114 Million Slave

Colin Kaepernick, backup quarterback for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, landed an endorsement deal for a new sportswear clothing line called “Under Performer,” not to be confused with Under Armour. Cheap shot? No more than his refusal to stand for the national anthem for four consecutive pre-season football games. Apparently, the $114 million slave is…

Iggy Azalea and Nick Young: Sex, Lies and Social Media

When you’ve grown up in an environment where “snitches get stitches” and “playas” get praise, is it any wonder when chivalry takes a backseat to philandering? Rapper Iggy Azalea has 99 problems and her fiance, Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Nick Young, happens to be one. However, you wouldn’t know that if you were to…