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African American college coaches form group to address minority hires

5 Apr

A group of prominent black coaches headlined by Tubby Smith and Shaka Smart are forming an organization to address the dwindling numbers of minority head coaches in college basketball. Read more:

Marcus Smart was wrong but so was the fan.

9 Feb

Marcus Smart was wrong but so was the fan.

Let me make one thing very clear. Oklahoma State basketball player Marcus Smart was dead wrong for putting his hand on a Texas Tech fan during a game on Feb. 8. But what saddens me is the pass that the fan who instigated the incident seems to be getting. The fact that the fan, Jeff Orr has been accused of using racial slurs has been downplayed while Marcus Smart’s character and basketball future has been questioned. – See more at:

Grambling University and 10 other HBCUs banned from 2013/2014 postseason due to academics

13 Jun

Grambling University and 10 other HBCUs banned from 2013/2014 postseason due to academics

It may seem like I’m picking on HBCUs this week but I’m not. I’m trying to make everyone aware of the serious plight that they are in. These schools have seen thousands of African Americans go through them and for many then and now it’s the only they can afford to go to college. We need to be aware of any problem before it can be fixed. Fact is HBCUs are in trouble whether we want to admit it or not. One day we will look around and wonder where most of them went. George Cook

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Grant Hill responds to being called an “Uncle Tom”

17 Mar

This past Sunday Night ESPN aired the documentary ” The Fab Five,” During the film Jalen Rose a member of the Fab Five the films’s executive producer, said that Duke recruited only black players he considered to be “Uncle Toms.”.

Check out Grant Hills classy reply and subtle dig at the Fab Five:

Charles Barkley admits he took money in college

19 Sep

On Don Patrick’s radio show Charles Barkley admitted to taking money while in college at Auburn. I think the real story is not that the round mound of rebound took money but that none of us are really shocked or surprised by the fact that it happened.

 Read Charles admittion.