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It’s Heat vs. Spurs  in NBA finals

It’s Heat vs. Spurs in NBA finals

Jun. 5 |     Thursday, June 6 the  begin in Miami for the third-straight year. The Miami Heat have won the Eastern Conference and will play for the Larry O’Brien Trophy against the San Antonio Spurs. Miami was pushed to the limit a seventh and...

NBA Final Four:  Spurs and Grizzlies, Heat and Pacers

NBA Final Four: Spurs and Grizzlies, Heat and Pacers

May. 22 |     When the 2013 NBA playoffs began, there were 16 teams positioned to make a run for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Now we are down to the final four — San Antonio Spurs, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. The Western Conference...

The Heat is on — 66-16-REPEAT?

The Heat is on — 66-16-REPEAT?

Apr. 24 |     LeBron James will be the NBA’s Most Valuable Player — that is no secret. It might be unanimous! James averaged 27.0 points, eight rebounds and seven assists per game. And his team, the Miami Heat, are the defending NBA Champions....

Heat set franchise record

Heat set franchise record

Mar. 6 |     Suddenly there’s no stopping the World Champion Miami Heat. Being around this group after they dismantled the under-manned Minnesota Timberwolves 97-81, it’s apparent their main objective Monday night at Target Center before 18,391...

Greatest of all time? I say Jordan, and here’s why

Greatest of all time? I say Jordan, and here’s why

Feb. 27 | It rages on — the debate over who’s the best of all-time. Michael Jordan? Magic Johnson? Kobe Bryant? LeBron James? That is where the argument gets testy. Jordan just celebrated his 50th birthday. Because Jordan won six NBA titles and all those...

West is best in NBA All-Star shootout, 143-138

West is best in NBA All-Star shootout, 143-138

Feb. 20 |   HOUSTON — When you get four starters in an All-Star game from the same city, that’s a big advantage. And boy, did the West make the East stars pay for the third straight year. The West stars shined the brightest in a 143-138 shootout in...

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Crutchfield among ‘Top 100 Newsmakers’

Feb. 20 | Minnesota doctor Charles E. Crutchfield III has been selected by “The Grio,” a division of NBC News, as one of the “Top 100 Newsmakers Making History in the United States 2013”  for Black History Month. Former honorees  include Michelle...

Sports highlights, plus banished words of 2012

Sports highlights, plus banished words of 2012

Dec. 26 | WNBA Finals MVP Tamika CatchingsPhoto by Charles Hallman Two members of our MSR sports experts’ panel recently released their 2012 best sports stories. Nate Parham of Swish Appeal places at the top of his list the Indiana Fever winning the 2012...

Mentors needed to model success

Mentors needed to model success

Jul. 11 |     Kids enjoy a 100 Strong Who Care event. Photo courtesy of MPS   To be a mentor these days, especially to Black youngsters, doesn’t take a lot of academic letters behind one’s name. It just takes someone committed to the next...

‘Colorblind racism’: Language of sports filled with barely disguised bigotry

‘Colorblind racism’: Language of sports filled with barely disguised bigotry

Jun. 27 | A memorable scene from Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing is Lee character’s argument with a White man over the latter not recognizing the Black players he liked, such as Magic Johnson, as being just as Black as Lee is. The late Kirby Puckett was...