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Congratulations Kevin Ollie!

Congratulations Kevin Ollie!

Apr. 17 | Congratulations University of Connecticut!   Kevin Ollie’s UConn (University of Connecticut) basketball team was crowned national champion Monday, April 7. They beat the University of Kentucky, 60-54. And how very special: UConn women...

March graduation rate madness

March graduation rate madness

Mar. 19 |     A quick prediction for this year’s NCAAs — Black male basketball players’ graduation rates will remain virtually unchanged. While nearly everyone is filling out their brackets, the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)...

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...

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Feb. 22 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, but it’s one in five for Black men. Women college basketball coaches and its players annually raise awareness of...