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No heavyweights in ‘Friday Night Fights’

No heavyweights in ‘Friday Night Fights’

Jan. 8 | But the smaller guys put on a good show   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Downtown Minneapolis was the site where ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” made its season debut last week. “This city has a lot of boxing history,” said Warriors...

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Local media personalities migrate south to warmer climes

Apr. 24 | Henry LakeMSR file photo   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Two local radio personalities recently left town, and both are now entertaining audiences in their new locales. Former KMOJ midday host Georgia Ellyse — “Miss Georgia” —...

KFAN post Henry Lake is now all white

KFAN post Henry Lake is now all white

Apr. 18 | Joni Mitchell once sang that you don’t know what you’ve had until it’s gone. “We’re glad to get him,” admits KCSP-AM Program Director John Hanson on Henry Lake, the new midday host at “610 Sports Radio” in Kansas City. Personally...

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Apr. 3 |       By Charles Hallman   Only two coaches in Minnesota men’s basketball history have ever led teams to a national championship: Clem Haskins won two NIT crowns in the 1990s, and Tubby Smith won the 1998 NCAA title at Kentucky....

Gophers fire a great coach rather than build a great team — Tubby’s gone. Who’s next?

Gophers fire a great coach rather than build a great team — Tubby’s gone. Who’s next?

Apr. 3 |       Former U of M coach Tubby Smith was not fired last week but weeks earlier by the information bubble-blowing media. One knuckleheaded bubble-blower said on local sports radio a few weeks earlier that the only active Black coach to...

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Finally, parity in men’s college hoops

Mar. 20 |       Can we say with all surety that parity was finally achieved this year in men’s college basketball? KFAN’s Henry Lake (HL) and Robert Littal (RL) of BlackSportsOnline recently shared their thoughts on this and this year’s...

Wild, wild NFL  win and lose!

Wild, wild NFL win and lose!

Mar. 20 |   Give the NFL credit for being smart. Number one, all they do is win. Revenue-ratings, popularity, continued growth, and they do all this while assaulting the NFL Players Association. The recent flurry of activity in free agency is so deceiving....

Resolved: to pop ‘information bubbles’  whenever possible in 2013

Resolved: to pop ‘information bubbles’ whenever possible in 2013

Jan. 2 | National columnist Jason Whitlock coined a term for a certain phenomenon back in October. This phenomenon was seen and heard endlessly during the presidential campaign and throughout out President Obama’s first term: claims that he’s not a real...

‘No Black talent on the air’

‘No Black talent on the air’

Dec. 19 | White perspectives dominate local mainstream media   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Black voices are barely heard on local mainstream radio. It’s even worse in local sports radio. “There is no Black talent on the air in the Twin Cities...

Tiger ties Nicklaus with 73 career  PGA wins

Tiger ties Nicklaus with 73 career PGA wins

Jun. 6 |     What a remarkable achievement at age 36 — Tiger Woods, the first billionaire athlete, has caught his childhood dream, Jack Nicklaus, in career wins on the PGA tour at 73. Golf is an incredible game, and what you achieve in it is so...