Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athlete
Tiger Wood’s alliance with Trump makes this victory a little bitter sweet for me personally because I have seen this before. I remember how OJ Simpson wanted nothing to do with the Black Community even to the point of telling Dr Harry Reid “I’m not Black, I’m OJ”, which I was reminded of when Tiger proclaimed, “I’m not Black, I’m Cablasian”
The Hall of Fame coach has Michigan State back in the Final Four, but an unhinged outburst directed at his own player was a cowardly act with familiar echoes
The Blue Devils embodied everything Black America hated during my playing career, but I came to learn that perception isn’t always reality. It feels like the culture is catching up
I weathered abuse in every arena during my NBA career. But as Russell Westbrook has learned, Utah is a different level
Tiffany’s been in the news recently because she’s the twin sister of Terence Crutcher, who, last week, before becoming another sad Twitter hashtag, was shot and killed by officer Betty Shelby of the Tulsa Police Department. Terence was unarmed and standing beside his stalled SUV with his arms raised prior to the killing. In the aftermath of this tragedy, Tiffany has served as a spokesperson for the family.
Seeing all of the venom spewed at NFL player Colin Kaepernick takes me back to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Today, even Republicans admit that there were no weapons of mass destruction, no direct connection to 9/11, and no reason to invade Iraq.
Let me say first that you are among the basketball greats. I remember rooting for you in the ’93 Championship Series against the Bulls along with one of my hometown heroes Richard Dumas. You have achieved a level of success on the court that will be cemented in the basketball history books permanently.
I Have the utmost respect for you. I and my son Malcolm actually started rooting for you and Seattle after watching you in the NFC Championship in 2014 against the San Francisco 49ers. Everything that transpired as far as the “thug” accusations and uproar from mainstream America that you sparked was an eye-opening lesson for Malcolm on how he will be perceived by society.