Sports Commentary

MLS Envisions Domestic Takeover

Soccer, or what the rest of the globe calls football, is easily the world’s most popular sport. Only the Summer Olympics rivals The World Cup as a global sporting competition.  In most nations premier athletes […]

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Mel Tucker Faces Tough Task

There are so few Black head coaches at bigtime football schools that the handful who hold those positions are always under extremely close scrutiny. The pressure to succeed,  while high for coaches at any major […]

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Houston Astros Make Face Saving Move

The Houston Astros last week made a move they hope can restore a semblance of integrity to their organization and perhaps help them move forward in the wake of the electronic sign stealing scandal. By […]

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Rookies injecting life in NBA season

It has thus far not been a stellar NBA season. The injury-driven demise of the league’s previous glory team the Golden State State Warriors, coupled with the loss to injuries of such marquee names as […]

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Kobe Bryant’s death shocks entire world

Sometimes tragedies occur involving people whose loss transcends their particular occupation or profession, and that certainly was the case this past Sunday when news began spreading of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of […]

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David Stern’s Reign Mostly Positive

David Stern was the longest serving commissioner in NBA history, remaining in that position over three decades after taking over in 1984. Stern died last week at 77, and many across the world of sports […]

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NCAA Hypocrisy in Full Bloom

Seldom has the hypocrisy that’s at the foundation of bigtime college sports been more evident than in a couple of events that occurred last week. One involved a former college freshman leaving school, the other […]