If you wanted to walk away from everything right now, I wouldn’t blame you. In the past two weeks, what used to be a lighthearted (albeit “dramatic”) series that features people dating on television, The Bachelor brand has been rocked by issues as important to American society as anything you might see on CNN. We’re […]
Sunday night, settle down to the television, get on the Twitter box and go. That’s pretty much the routine when it comes to awards shows, and last night was no different. The BET Awards did not disappoint, but they did run way long. Thanks to #BETAwards17 Black Twitter just had a sleepover. We have been […]
The Morning Roast: 6/25/17 The NBA draft is over, still no football, but there’s plenty to talk about
We’re full on in the thick of summer radio, which means that the topics are thin on sports but fun on life. Christian Yates was away on holiday, so talk of The Bachelorette stayed pretty serious, as that particular program has taken a turn for the super cynical. As far as guests, we chopped it […]
BIG3 league shows signs of promise in Brooklyn debut Despite injuries and rust, former NBA players were competitive in Ice Cube’s new venture
NEW YORK — There was no mic in his hand. No sound check. No Raiders cap. But O’Shea Jackson, better known as Ice Cube, was still center stage, sharply dressed in a suit and tie as he stood courtside an hour before the debut of his BIG3. The day wasn’t perfect: Allen Iverson was clearly […]
The SEED Project’s annual fundraiser was the premier party for 2017 NBA draft week The program develops African basketball and academic talent and the importance of giving back
On June 21 more than 300 exclusive guests entered the Marquee New York dance and nightclub for the 5th Annual Seed Summer Party, a fundraiser that helps raise money for more than 2,000 students in Senegal, Gambia and the United States participating in the SEED Project. The West African-themed upscale shindig has become one of […]
Pots & pans: As the NFL season approaches, every fan has championship dreams In our national fairy tale, curses will be ended or endured and even the stars are expendable
“Everything you look at can become a fairy tale and you can get a story from everything you touch.” — Hans Christian Andersen In a month, the National Football League training camps will open, and I will imagine wide-eyed fans crawling onto the laps of storytellers to hear the old tales animated by new names. […]
A key lightweight bout headlines UFC Fight Night from Oklahoma City
This LaVar Ball story may change your opinion of the outspoken family man.
Kevin Durant appears to think the FEDS nickname for the Sixers is silly.
The Dallas Mavericks have declined Dirk Nowitzki’s $25 million option for next year but expect him back.