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By Brandon Simmons Earlier this year, there were rumors that the Seattle Seahawks were prepared to trade cornerback Richard Sherman this offseason. Obviously, the deal fell through, but what wasn’t as obvious, was the reasons...

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By Brandon Simmons Lavar Ball is probably the biggest name in basketball and possibly sports entertainment at the moment. Many consider his boisterous demeanor as a marketing ploy for his Big Baller Brand sports apparel...

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By Brandon Simmons It’s not enough for the Boston Celtics to be number 1 in the Eastern Conference this postseason, but now they have become number one in the draft. The Celtics have won the...

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ST. LOUIS – 27-year-old father of four Edward Crawford was found dead overnight according to his father. The authorities say the man featured in a Ferguson protest photograph throwing a police tear gas canister died...

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By Brandon Simmons Social media was hit with the news stories of Carmelo Anthony splitting form his wife, Lala, and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanging himself in his cell. These two situations are from...

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By Brandon Simmons Nearly a week after the NBA season has ended, Carmelo Anthony drama continues to grab the people’s attention; but it has nothing to do with the New York Knicks. According to TMZ,...

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NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Storylines

April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Brandon Simmons Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls The Boston Celtics have pulled off a pretty sneaky upset this season: that is become the number 1 seed for the playoffs, edging out everyone’s perennial favorite,...

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NBA Western Conference Playoff Storylines

April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Brandon Simmons You can already smell the tension in the air coming from the Western Conference playoffs. This year’s Western playoff race is shaping up to be one of the more exciting and intriguing...

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Author argues that the big elephant in the room is being ignored when it comes to Black issues. Black families lived relatively peacefully, even though in poverty, for over a century. Prior to the 1970s...

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By Brandon Simmons It’s not everyday that your father becomes a media sensation and somehow riles the best basketball player in the world. However, Lavar Ball has seemed to accomplish that feat. Ball, father of...

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