So many in the position of a person like Littal have a limited view of the role women should play in the sports media landscape. They think that because a women is willing to work with a person like them then they are already “ready to go” in some way and that they are merely one overnight stay and a jump shot from 40 away from being feasted on.
In the backdrop of this socially turbulent climate exists a philosophical discussion of whether or not Black sports figures should volunteer their voices and join, full-throated, in concert with the rest of us to support the cause.
Jay-Z infamously said at the announcement of his upcoming work with the NFL that the league is past the kneeling stage, stating that it is time for action. It would be hard to imagine that the celebrated entertainer and business man picturing the actions becoming so drastic within a year’s time.
ESPN’s 10-part documentary series was more than just a trip down memory lane, it was a much-needed breather from our worldwide crisis that has toppled our everyday lives and forced us to question if a resurrection of our previous way of life is even possible.
The Thursday before the All-Star Game an impressive collection of media and celebrities converged in Chicago with Wade and the filmmakers who followed the NBA legend for over a decade.
Matthew A. Cherry spoke Kobe’s name in accepting this year’s Best Animated short film Oscar for his beautifully rendered piece “Hair Love.”
Kobe Bryant’s life provided lessons that Black men should continue to inherit and follow, life lessons that stand to make us great and allow us to define greatness on our terms. Let us remember Bryant and apply the blueprint he created within his own legacy to create ours.
In aligning himself with the HBCU community, Bronny gives himself a chance to kick start his own chapter of the still-written James saga, while making his story stand out from his Pops, something that won’t be easy to do.
Stern was such a force on the game of basketball, his three decade reign as NBA commissioner placed the league as one of the most secure and profitable entities in world wide sports.
Deciding the best HU, one of the most storied school-wide rivalries in all of HBCU culture, provides a delicious primary story line this year for one of the most well-established “Classic” games.