Category Archives: Sports

Open Thread | Double Standards Evident Everywhere

There was the Women’s Basketball Championship game. LSU won. Some folks didn’t like the way the star player acted. Had a serious problem with it. Thing is… She did the same gesture that a star WHITE player had done….but, none … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The NAACP Image Awards

Appreciate them because they recognize some of those who are overlooked by other award shows. Black award shows are mental wellness boosts! I swear it’s nothing short of uplifting and motivating to see Black Excellence celebrated and honored. #BHM @naacpimageaward … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs, Winner of the Superbowl

I didn’t have a dog in this game. Just wanted a good game. Tuned in for Sheryl Lee Ralph and Rihanna.😂😂😂 Heard on a talk show from a pundit ” We had a Black President before two Black Quarterbacks in … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Right: Damar Hamlin IS NOT “A Miracle”

He is a beneficiary of the best healthcare money can buy, and immediate access to it. A message from a hospital pastor: May I humbly request not to call #DamarHamlin’s recovery a "miracle”?It wasn't a miracle. He had a sudden … Continue reading

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Soccer Legend Pele Dead at 82

Pelé, one of soccer’s greatest players and a transformative figure in 20th-century sports, died on Thursday in São Paulo, Brazil. He was 82. Here are some of the highlights of his storied career. — The New York Times … Continue reading

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RIP, Legendary Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris

My parents were football fanatics. And, even though they didn’t care for the Steelers, they loved themselves some Franco Harris. RIP, Mr. Harris. Just landed in Pittsburgh. The famed statue of Franco Harris commemorating The Immaculate Reception at the airport … Continue reading

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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. — NFL (@NFL) December 29, 2021 Breaking News: Harry Reid, the Democrat from Nevada who helped steer the Affordable … Continue reading

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