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Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Would a Robinson Rule be just another ruse?

Jan. 15 |   The only thing I like about a proposed “Eddie Robinson Rule” for college sports hiring is that it is being named for the late Grambling football coach. Otherwise, if the proposed law is modeled after the NFL’s Rooney Rule, I’m afraid...

Black college football takes a beating

Black college football takes a beating

Dec. 2 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Another black eye for Black college football? First we shockingly learned of the horrific locker-room conditions that ultimately forced the Grambling football players to stop playing for at least a few days....

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids  to grow future leaders

Run & Shoot League ‘catches’ kids to grow future leaders

Aug. 14 |       The idea for the Run & Shoot High School Basketball League came about three years ago, says its founder-director. He didn’t know at the time where it would lead. When Dunwoody Academy moved into North High’s building in...

There’s nothing else quite like  Black college football

There’s nothing else quite like Black college football

Nov. 28 | I’ve attended my share of Gopher football games over the years, but those games are mostly anti-climatic and the home school band painfully plays the same tired old songs. I have yet to see in person a Black college football game, but a good friend...

HBCU coaches tend to see athletes as students first

HBCU coaches tend to see athletes as students first

Nov. 21 |   The latest NCAA graduation rates report shows that overall Division I student-athletes graduate at 80 percent, but the oft-overlooked fact is that Black student-athletes graduate at least 20 percent lower than their White counterparts. Even...

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

Sep. 26 | As young African American males think about playing professional sports, primarily football and basketball, there is a sport out there that is just as lucrative as those, but not very many Black males play — it’s baseball. Adrian Turner, a transplant...
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