Category Archives: athlete-students

College Football – the Opiate of America

Why is it that SBPDL spends so much time discussing college football? A cursory glance at our archives would undoubtedly pull up more than 10 posts that deal exclusively with college football and Black people. Why though, do we expend … Continue reading

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#1001. The 2010 Outback Bowl

For those who awoke in the wee hours of January 1st, 2010, a college football contest of monumental importance was played that will have lasting ramifications. If you were lucky enough to view this game – braving the 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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#464. No Off-Field Issues in College Football

(SBPDL note – this entry will be expanded upon indefinitely.) Let’s be frank for a moment. College football is a spectacular sport, absolutely fantastic. Going back to watch your alma mater compete and seeing the sights and sounds of your … Continue reading

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#73. Tim Tebow

Football has long been the great racial equalizer in the United States and perhaps the ultimate tool in bringing about equality in opportunity for Black people. Pro Football was integrated in 1946 and Americans who had never conversed with Black … Continue reading

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