Category Archives: Sports

Weekend Open Thread – A Tribute to the G.O.A.T. – Serena Williams

I remember reading about the Williams Sisters in Sports Illustrated, when Richard Williams was being vilified for his stance about not letting his daughters play in all those Junior tournaments… Who did this Negro think he was? They made such … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. A sweep of Black Excellence!! In a historic first, Black women swept the All-Around podium at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. 🥇 Konnor … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Legends: Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols…RIP

We lost two legends today, Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols. Mr. Russell..what could you say? If you were a basketball fan, you had to at least respect Mr. Russell, even if you hated the Celtics. He was an athlete, but, … Continue reading

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We Lost Two Giants Today. From Sports, John Madden. From Politics, former Senator Harry Reid.

🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 for both. Rest In Power.😪😪 A coaching legend. A broadcasting icon. Beloved by football fans everywhere. Remembering John Madden. pic.twitter.com/6jbIl1kdZq — NFL (@NFL) December 29, 2021 Breaking News: Harry Reid, the Democrat from Nevada who helped steer the Affordable … Continue reading

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Black Professional Golfer Lee Elder Dies at 87

I spent many a Sunday watching Lee Elder with my father. RIP , Mr. Elder.😪😪🙏🏾🙏🏾 Trailblazing Golfer Lee Elder Dies at 87 https://t.co/oMGZneeCss pic.twitter.com/28of23I8uw — RetroNewsNow (@RetroNewsNow) November 29, 2021 Lee Elder has passed away at the age of 87. … Continue reading

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Baseball Legend Henry Aaron Dies at 86

Both of my parents were baseball fanatics. I mean, two of my mother’s favorite words were “Spring training.” I grew up before there were all these cable channels. Before you could find entertainment on a cellphone or a tablet. The … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to the Los Angeles Lakers👏👏

Congratulations to the Lakers for winning the NBA Championship👏👏   4x Champion4x Finals MVP LeBron James 🏆🏆🏆🏆 pic.twitter.com/V43WyIH3ak — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 12, 2020 Congrats to the @Lakers and @Seattlestorm on their championship wins! Proud of all the NBA and … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to Simone Biles!👏👏👏

The nightmare that is our current political situation will still be with us. I chose today to celebrate something positive. To celebrate Black Excellence👏👏 Medal # 25 is 🥇@Simone_Biles breaks her own record and sets a new one after winning … Continue reading

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Open Thread | California Throws the NCAA for a Loop

I honestly didn’t see the depth of this bill in California until I saw it discussed at a blog. I haven’t been a fan of the NCAA since I was a kid. I have always thought that they got rich … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends.   Congratulations!👏🎉🎊  https://twitter.com/Ballislife/status/1169708770647302150   Archery teacher aims at increasing diversity in the sport https://t.co/Pru4lSiSKu pic.twitter.com/tC11b9G53p — CBS News (@CBSNews) September 8, 2019 This might be my … Continue reading

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