Kyrie Irving Is Abandoning The Voiceless COVID-19 Is Killing Our People And His Vaccine Resistance Won’t Save Them

Kyrie Irving has become the center of the NBA universe as his refusal to get a COVID-19 vaccine makes him ineligible to play home games or practice with his Brooklyn Nets team. The franchise responded by stating that it won’t allow Irving to participate in team activities until he’s vaccinated, and Irving finally broke his silence after weeks of speculation over his motives. First, The Athletic wrote a story explaining…

October 15, 2021
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I Felt Randy Moss’ Pain And How The Disrespect Of Jon Gruden’s Words Cut So Deep The Pain In Moss’ Face Told It All — The Story Of Black Men In America

Most of the time when the camera is on Randy Moss, he has a smile on his face. His love for the game of football has always been on display — not just in terms of talent, but expression. I would even attribute his periodically mischievous ways to being a wunderkind, a kid at heart who loves people. That’s what made Moss’ tears on Sunday on ESPN’s NFL Countdown so…

October 14, 2021
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Gruden Is Gone, Now The NFL Should Get Rid Of Those Who Enabled Him Racist, Anti-Gay And Misogynistic Attitudes Still Exist In The NFL. Can The Enablers Be Flushed Out?

Jon Gruden is gone. In a stunning turn of events that unfolded on Monday, Gruden was forced to resign as Las Vegas Raiders coach in the face of an avalanche of racist, anti-gay and misogynist emails first disclosed by The New York Times. So, Gruden, who was in the fourth year of a $100 million contract, is history. That’s a good thing. But my concern is about the legion of…

October 12, 2021
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Bubba Wallace’s First Win Shines Light On Michael Jordan’s Impact On 23XI Racing Team ‘It Is Our First Win, And Hopefully There’s Many More To Follow. We’ve Just Gotta Keep Going.’

After the celebration in Talladega victory lane following Bubba Wallace’s landmark achievement last week, there was the after-party. Never mind that everybody on the 23XI Racing team had to be back at the shop in the morning. It was his first Cup Series victory and Wallace just wanted to surround himself with the people who had made his rainy day in the sun possible. Once the 23XI team returned to…

October 12, 2021
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The NFLPA’s DeMaurice Smith Has Let Players Down, Now They Need To Let Him Go His Biggest Failure Is Not Rallying The Players Around Colin Kaepernick And His Protest

“ … You can fool some of the people all the time and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” — Abraham Lincoln DeMaurice Smith has been fooling them for the last 12 years. But alas: The jig for Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, may be up. On Friday evening, 32 player representatives will vote, via…

October 8, 2021
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Yes, LeBron, Vaccination Is A Social Justice Issue Fighting COVID-19 Is Part Of The Fight Against Structural Racism

The NBA regular season starts in a few weeks, which means we should be absorbed with as many captivating preseason storylines as possible: Will Giannis Antetokounmpo continue to assert himself as the league’s most terrorizing player? Will the new-look Los Angeles Lakers bring LeBron James his fifth ring? Can the Brooklyn Nets stars dominate? But much of the NBA discussion has revolved around vaccines, mandates and a few vocal holdouts…

October 4, 2021
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