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Why athletes go broke: Financial expert Ryan Mack

Why athletes go broke: Financial expert Ryan Mack

Ryan Mack explains why professional athletes often go broke.       About christineMail | More Posts (557)…

Dr. Darron Smith: Re-conceptualizing the black quarterback through the emergence of Robert Griffin III

Dr. Darron Smith: Re-conceptualizing the black quarterback through the emergence of Robert Griffin III

By Dr. Darron Smith No one can argue that Robert Griffin III has been anything but sensational in his masterful rookie season. His football skills combined with his leadership abilities…

Dr. Darron Smith: Serena’s “Badunkadunk” and the Image of Black womanhood

Dr. Darron Smith: Serena’s “Badunkadunk” and the Image of Black womanhood

By Dr. Darron Smith It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. The recent mocking of Serena Williams, the number three-tennis player in the world, by…

Dr. Darron Smith: Will Basketball Phenom Jabari Parker’s Mormon-ness win out over his Blackness at Brigham Young University?

Dr. Darron Smith: Will Basketball Phenom Jabari Parker’s Mormon-ness win out over his Blackness at Brigham Young University?

By Dr. Darron Smith This has been a banner year for Mormons and the LDS Church. From Mitt Romney’s emblematic ascent to capture the GOP nomination to Manti Te’o and…

White ESPN Commentator Says It’s “Human Nature” To Root For The White Athletes

White ESPN Commentator Says It’s “Human Nature” To Root For The White Athletes

ESPN commentator Skip Bayless, of “First Take” on Monday, may have opened a can of worms on the conversation of race and sports. Bayless, who is known for being highly…

Lebron James Insulted During Recognition Ceremony In Hometown

Lebron James Insulted During Recognition Ceremony In Hometown

During the one year celebration of his “Wheels for Education” foundation in Akron, Ohio, on Sunday afternoon, NBA Champion/MVP and Olympic Gold Medalist, Lebron James, was booed and referred to as…

Snoop Dogg’s Son Receiving Scholarship Offer From UCLA Causes Stir

Snoop Dogg’s Son Receiving Scholarship Offer From UCLA Causes Stir

Snoop Dogg’s son, Cordell Broadus, has been offered a scholarship to play football at UCLA. This is particularly interesting because of the public reaction when Sean “P. Diddy” Combs’ son…

Berry-Bosh: It’s As Clear As Black and White

Berry-Bosh: It’s As Clear As Black and White

By Ms. Chico C. Norwood What is the difference between Gabriel Aubry and Allison Matthis, other than the fact that Aubry is male and Matthis is female? For those of…

Nomalanga: Why Adidas Should Not Have Cancelled the Shackle Shoe

Nomalanga: Why Adidas Should Not Have Cancelled the Shackle Shoe

Adidas has reportedly cancelled its plans to release the “shackle shoe” into the market after it was criticized for advertising it on the Adidas Facebook page. I think that Adidas’…

Venus and Serena Williams Make ESPN’s ‘Top 40 Female Athletes of Past 40 Years’

Venus and Serena Williams Make ESPN’s  ‘Top 40 Female Athletes of Past 40 Years’

Venus and Serena Williams are among ESPN’s ‘Top 40 Female Athletes of Past 40 Years’ list of honorees.ESPN will spend eight weeks revealing names for the list, a few at…

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