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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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By Brandon Simmons The hottest name in sports at the moment is Lavar Ball but for the unlikeliest reasons right now. He isn’t involved in the NBA’s MVP race or trying to put out the...

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By Brandon Simmons This year’s NBA MVP race has been one of the best in recent memory. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden are two of the frontrunners for...

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By Brandon Simmons For nearly 20 years, March 9 has always been a somber day in hip hop; it was the day Brooklyn-born rapper Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down in Los Angeles, California. Now on...

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By Brandon Simmons It’s only March and NBA on TNT analyst Charles Barkley has found himself in more beefs than 2003 G-Unit. This time the outspoken bald headed man has found himself in a war...

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