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Serena Williams: G.O.A.T.

By Chris Barnes Straight out of Compton. A Black sister with an attitude. Move over Billie Jean-King, Steffie Graff, Martina Navratilova, and Chris Evert-Lloyd. There is a new sheriff in town and her name is Serena Jamek...
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Marc Cuban: Is That Your Final Offer?

By Chris Barnes With the biggest pick in the 2015 NBA Free Agency frenzy, the Los Angeles Clippers select: DeAndre Jordan. Stop! Wait a minute. He was on the team’s roster last season. He never left. Now things get compl...
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Scouting the Prospects for Knicks Fans

By Liam Beatus The long off-season wait for fans of the New York Knicks continues. Phil Jackson proclaimed that he expected his team to make the playoffs in his first season as president. Not so much. New York limped thr...
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The Black Athlete: The Big Money Game

By Omar Tyree Last week, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton became the latest $100-million man in the NFL, joining a list of 10 other guys that includes: Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson, J....
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The Black Athlete: Pick Your Starting Five

By Omar Tyree As the 2015 NBA Championship games get underway this week between Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors and LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers, I decided to have some fun with all of you serious historical b...
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The Black Athlete: The Amazing LeBron James

By Omar Tyree Unbelievable! That was my immediate response to the most talked about, scrutinized, celebrated, disrespected, revered and underappreciated professional athlete in the world — Mr. LeBron James — ...
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The Black Athlete: Steph “The Chef” Curry

By Omar Tyree I’ve lived in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, with my family now for the past 15 years and owned season tickets to the Bobcats games for the first three seasons of the new basketball franchise. In &h...
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Ballistic

By Chris Barnes The NFL suspended Slim Shady, aka Tom Brady, for the first four games of the 2015-2016 season. The Patriot team got hit with a one-million dollar fine, and they lost a few draft picks. They got off &helli...
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Ali/Frazier vs. Mayweather/Pacquiao

By Chris Barnes Who believes the hype? March 7, 1971, Madison Square Garden — the Mecca of sports arenas — boxing enthusiasts lost their collective minds. After years of talk, Joe Frazier took on the self-pro...