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Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Abusers not restricted to Black athletes

Sep. 27 |   The average American sports fan typically is quick to judge, uses broad moral brushes in drawing conclusions, has selective ant-length memories, and vainly displays outrage whenever a Black person does something negative, whether speculative...

Peterson case puts domestic violence in media spotlight

Peterson case puts domestic violence in media spotlight

Sep. 24 | National conversation highlights Black victimizers, yet overlooks victims   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Domestic violence or child abuse isn’t just being done by Black NFL players — it’s a society problem that needs addressing, said the...

Girls’ basketball clinic gets new leader

Girls’ basketball clinic gets new leader

Aug. 27 |                 Triple Threatt Basketball Clinic participants Twenty-five years ago, LINDA ROBERTS, KATHIE EILAND-MADISON, LISA LISSAMORE, DEB STAMPLEY and PEGGY JACKSON, among others, decided to give back...

New Gophers coach tours the ’hood

New Gophers coach tours the ’hood

Aug. 20 | Any chance the school’s recruiting might include more local Black females?   First-year Minnesota Women’s Basketball Coach Marlene Stollings, as expected, has made the rounds, getting to know the landscape outside the historically self-sheltered...

Minnesota Elite had a successful season

Minnesota Elite had a successful season

Aug. 16 | In June I witnessed two fifth-grade AAU teams compete during the Grassroots Alumni AAU All Star Alumni game held at Concordia University. I was there to cover the event, and former Minneapolis Washburn and Concordia University basketball standout...

Women coaching men — can they? Will they?

Women coaching men — can they? Will they?

Jan. 29 |             Fourth in a series   Six women were full-time Division I men’s basketball assistants during an eight-year stretch from 2003 to 2011. Before that (1990-2002), there were three female assistants, two of...

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Local prep star returns as WNBA player

Aug. 14 |     TAYLER HILL was back where her storied high school career as a guard for Minneapolis South ended in style four years ago. Only this time, the 2009 McDonald’s All-American and Miss Basketball came back to the Target Center as a member...

Women talkin’ sports

Women talkin’ sports

May. 1 |       Among my constant complaints about sports radio, besides its overbearing White male testosterone presence, is the absence of women voices. Even when White females are heard, they often act Gracie Allen-like as foils for the George...

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Jan. 16 |   Apparently based on recent events, two suggested prerequisite courses for all college studentathletes at all three NCAA division schools should be, first, an English class on the true meaning of the word “no,” and second a class on “making...