Category Archives: sports

White Men Can Run

Jordy Nelson takes on the caste system Ever seen the Mark Wahlberg film Invincible? I’ve always believed that this movie – the story of 30-year-old Vince Papale who became a receiver/special teams player for the Philadelphia Eagles after impressing coaches … Continue reading

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Line Unbroken: Southern Methodist University White Running Back Zach Line Succeeds Despite "The Standard"

Zach Line got one scholarship offer: to play linebacker from SMU Never forget what happened in 2009, when Stanford white running back Toby Gerhart won the Doak Walker Award and came in second in the Heisman Trophy vote. Coming out … Continue reading

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CollegeFootballnews.com is Wrong on how to save College Football; Give the "Death Penalty" to the University of Miami

What does a Black dude have in common with Freddie Steinmark? I just finished reading Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story by Jim Dent. Having been made aware of Freddie Steinmark’s incredible story by reading Horn, Hogs & … Continue reading

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Affirmative Action for White Athletes in College Football and Basketball; ‘Special Admission’ into College for Black Athletes: Why is Richard Lapchick Quiet on HBCU Football Graduation Rates?

In late July, we’ll be publishing The Opiate of America: How College Athletics Created Black-Run America. It will collect much of what we have written on college sports, and include at least 40 percent new material. Of all the projects … Continue reading

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Requiring High Graduation Rates is Racist: Why Arne Duncan’s Suggestion for the NCAA Tournament Will Not be Implemented

Remember the article on Auburn and the Opiate of America? Consider this the basketball version of that piece. Duke and Butler had 3 or 4 white players on the court each during their 2010 championship game The U.S. Secretary of … Continue reading

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The 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament and Richard Lapchick: That pesky white-Black graduation gap strikes again

I recently watched the film Hoosiers again. You know, the high school basketball film starring Gene Hackman that Spike Lee said made him “uncomfortable” when he watched it. One day that movie will be banned, because it fails to show … Continue reading

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The right to be a better paid slave: What the NFL Lockout is all about according to Adrian Peterson

In a titanic struggle over how to divvy up $9 billion, National Football League (NFL) team owners officially announced a lockout of the players. Adrian Peterson, a “modern-day” slave, was set to make $10 million this year The most popular … Continue reading

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