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NFL Moving Toward Coaching Equality

Posted: 8th January 2007 by David Burnett in Black coaches, Coaches, NFL
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Forty one years ago the NBA became the first major sports league with an African American head coach when the Boston Celtics named Bill Russell to lead the team. At that time the question many people had was when would the next minority coach be named. NBA teams responded with honor. In four decades black […]

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In the beginning we watched a former juvenile delinquent named Mike Tyson with awe and amazement. He was a little – big man with a never before witnessed combination of speed and ferocious power. While most of his fights were sensationally brief and abrupt we were nontheless completely entertained. It wasn’t long before we could […]

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A ruling by a US Court of Appeals panel will now open up a can of worms that was promised to be sealed. The names of more than 100 or so major league baseball players who apparently tested positive for steroids may eventually be publicly revealed despite a promise that the test results of all […]

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Good News for the Holiday Season

Posted: 22nd December 2006 by David Burnett in Final Four, Grand Slam, Tennis, Tiger Woods
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We’ve heard alot this year about athletes that cheat. Stars that spit. Players that get arrested. So much has been said about what and who is wrong that we tend to forget that there were many good and heart warming sports stories this past year and that there are still heroes to worship. How about […]

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The Elephant in the Room

Posted: 19th December 2006 by David Burnett in Fighting, Race, Uncategorized
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The NBA handed down suspensions yesterday for Friday night’s brawl at Madison Square Garden. Fifteen games for the Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony. Ten game suspensions each for J.R. Smith and Nate Robinson. Mardy Collins of the Knicks the instigator, is suspended for six games. Four game and one game suspensions were assessed to others. A total […]

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Memo to T.O. – Just Shut Up and Play Football

Posted: 16th December 2006 by David Burnett in Character, NFL, Uncategorized
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At some point we will all get it. Eventually we’ll have no doubts that T.O. is poison. But in the meantime we still hope its not as bad as it seems. But here’s the latest. As the Cowboys fight to make the playoffs Terrell Owens insists that the spotlight shine on him. In his most […]

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Trust What You See

Posted: 11th December 2006 by David Burnett in College Football, NFL, Quarterback
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The final score: Tennessee Titans 26, the Houston Texans 20 with a thrilling overtime finish capped by THE RUN. The game was an emphatic statement for Houston native Vince Young who is earning more and more believers every week. Even though he was wearing Tennessee’s blue, Young electrified his homecoming crowd with a closing 39 […]

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Upon Further Reflection About Bryant Gumbel

Posted: 25th August 2006 by David Burnett in NFL, Television, Unions
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The more I think about what Bryant Gumbel said about NFL Players Association Executive Director Gene Upshaw on his HBO Real Sports show, the angrier I’m getting about it. I have long been a Bryant Gumbel admirer because of his intellect, savvy and composure – which to my thinking remains unmatched on television. But why […]

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Lynching Barry

Posted: 12th March 2006 by David Burnett in Major League Baseball, Steroids
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The lynch mob is gathering for Barry Bonds. With excerpts in Sports Illustrated released from a new book about Bonds’ alleged steroid use they now have the “proof” they need to drum his uppity, sour ass out of baseball, and perhaps strip him of his records. Heading the lynch mob is former baseball commissioner Fay […]

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