Kaepernick Praises Communist Leader Fidel Castro

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Photo by Flickr Following Sunday’s 31-24 loss against the Miami Dolphins and the Friday announcement of Fidel Castro’s death, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made controversial comments in support of Castro. “I agree with the investment in education. I also agree with the investment in health care as well as the involvement in helping end apartheid in South Africa,” stated Kaepernick. …

Vanderbilt Ex-Football Player Found Guilty of Aggravated Sexual Assault Charges

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Photo by Wolfram Burner via Flickr Corey Batey, 22 year old, former Vanderbilt University football player, was found guilty on Friday evening of several counts of sexual assault after graphic picture and video evidence of him and other players raping an incapacitated young woman was presented to the jury. In addition, there was surveillance footage showing them carrying the victim …

Righteous Path: The Arthur Ashe Story

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Sweat beads rolled down his forehead. But it didn’t matter. Nothing mattered but this moment now. This was his moment. Arthur squeezed his tennis racquet and then loosened his grip effectively. He had practiced every day, pushing his body to its physical limits, for longer than he could remember. But this was different. This time it was mind management. It …

Jason Collins: The First Openly Gay, Male Athlete

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Watch Jason Collins’ interview with Oprah discussing the struggle of being gay as well as African American, above.   “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m Black. And I’m gay.” – Jason Collins, Sports Illustrated  A few months ago NBA player, Jason Collins became the first openly gay male athlete that is still active in an American team sport. His revelation …

Feel The “Magic”

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Earvin Johnson Jr., better known by the name “Magic” for his magical basketball talent, is truly a magical human being. At a college level, Johnson was destined for greatness after leading Michigan State University to a NCAA National Championship, making him the easy choice for the #1 draft pick in the 1979 NBA draft.  Now a retired Hall of Fame …

Hold On, We’re Going Home

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We are just a week into the new 2013-14 NBA season, and a few teams have already made some big moves. The Toronto Raptors, lately, have been making headlines news. Started from the Bottom Now, They’re Here. The Toronto Raptors latest acquisition of local rapper DRAKE has the team on a quest to be Successful. Most certainly, DRAKE is the best …