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Father-daughter duo might be Gophers hoops first

Father-daughter duo might be Gophers hoops first

Jan. 25 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Gopher basketball has previously had parent-sibling combinations on its bench: Former head coach Clem Haskins hired his son Brent as an assistant, and Saul Smith currently is an assistant coach...

Alleged Bozeman ‘abuse’ adds to  HBCU image woes

Alleged Bozeman ‘abuse’ adds to HBCU image woes

Jan. 25 |     Last week Todd Bozeman was reinstated as Morgan State men’s basketball head coach. He had missed three games after being suspended because he was alleged to have hit a player during a January 7 game against South Carolina State. Bozeman...

KFAN’s underused Lake trades views with ‘View’

KFAN’s underused Lake trades views with ‘View’

Jan. 18 |     Rather than being featured on morning drive or some other desirable and prominent time slot at his station, Henry Lake is heard during America’s most segregated hour — 11 am Sunday mornings. Since he joined the station in 1998,...

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Time to dispense with the ‘One Plays’?

Jan. 11 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   The Big Ten for several seasons has assembled 16-game regular-season schedules in which each team has six single-game opponents each year. Minnesota, for example, only plays Indiana, Michigan State,...

Belated recognition of Augustus surprised no one here

Belated recognition of Augustus surprised no one here

Jan. 4 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Seimone Augustus last week became the first Black female and the third Black athlete to be named the Minneapolis daily newspaper’s annual sportsperson of the year since the recognition began in 1998. The...

View’s top stories, overused words of 2011

View’s top stories, overused words of 2011

Dec. 28 |   The Associated Press (AP) last week released its list of 2011’s top 10 sports stories. “Another View” has our own top 10, or what should have been the top local sports stories of this year: The Minnesota Lynx: The only local major league...

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Among the items to be discussed at the NCAA Convention in January is a proposal to help grow women’s college basketball. The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has been gathering information from conferences...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Dec. 7 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Although her taller teammate 6-8 junior center Brittney Griner typically draws most of the attention, Baylor sophomore guard Odyssey Sims stands tall in her own right. Brittney Griner      ...

Indy Big Ten windfall bypasses Blacks

Indy Big Ten windfall bypasses Blacks

Dec. 7 |   INDIANAPOLIS —Reportedly, $18 million was generated from last Saturday’s inaugural Big Ten football championship game. Whenever I hear or read such numbers on large-scale sporting events, I ask myself how much if any of that amount reaches...
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