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Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Black sportswriting talent finds outlet on new online site

Feb. 27 | The Shadow League.com is an online site that features Black writers who provide in-depth articles. It provides “engaging, insightful and entertaining coverage of the intersection of sports, pop culture and race” from a diverse perspective.   Comparable...

Another strong-arm tactic to divert taxpayer dollars to franchise owners’ bottom line

Another strong-arm tactic to divert taxpayer dollars to franchise owners’ bottom line

Feb. 20 |     Short of a new building, local taxpayers should pay for improvements to the downtown arena where the Minnesota Timberwolves play, according to NBA Commissioner David Stern. These “Stern comments” came a couple of weeks ago prior to...

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Feb. 6 |     Baseball each year is like that groundhog that supposedly predicts how long winter will last. It reminds us of a welcome change of seasons ahead.   Spring training begins this week, which signals that the frigid weather hopefully soon...

Sports odds and ends: Hill’s college career earns her high praise as ‘a special talent’

Sports odds and ends: Hill’s college career earns her high praise as ‘a special talent’

Jan. 16 |   Despite playing sick, Tayler Hill poured in 24 points last week in her last collegiate visit to her hometown. In the process, the Ohio State senior guard and former Minneapolis South standout surpassed 1,700 career points — to do so, she...

W’s goin’ through them changes

W’s goin’ through them changes

Dec. 19 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     The WNBA last week did a Buddy Miles “Them Changes” and announced several new moves for the upcoming season.   W draft in prime time  After years of having their annual draft shown during...

Hometown star athlete shares the wealth

Hometown star athlete shares the wealth

Jul. 11 |     On Friday, July 6, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. (standing at center in left photo, with basketball in right photo) shared his success with his old neighborhood by donating a new basketball court to Martin Luther...

WNBA assistant coaches work hard  behind the scenes

WNBA assistant coaches work hard behind the scenes

Jun. 13 |   Shelley Patterson is one of seven Black assistant coaches in the WNBA — only Tulsa, Seattle and Indiana have no Blacks on their staffs. Last season, her second on the Minnesota Lynx bench, Patterson became the first Black woman since 2009...

Dealing with racism plays  a part in handling stress

Dealing with racism plays a part in handling stress

Jun. 6 |     Survey gives insight on Black women’s coping styles     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Throughout her doctoral work, Texas A&M Assistant Sport Management Professor Akilah R. Carter-Francique found that there...