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How Black athletes showed Nαzis that they are not superior (Part 2)

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  Eighteen Black athletes represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics — triple the number who had competed for the United States in the 1932 Los Angeles Games. African-Americans dominated the popular track and field events, and in the end, Black athletes brought home 14 medals, nearly one-fourth of the 56 medals awarded the U.S. team in all events. Many American journalists hailed the victories of Jesse Owens and…

The Nαzi Olympics: African-American Athletes (Part 1)

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  Eighteen Black athletes represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics — triple the number who had competed for the United States in the 1932 Los Angeles Games. African-Americans dominated the popular track and field events, and in the end, Black athletes brought home 14 medals, nearly one-fourth of the 56 medals awarded the U.S. team in all events. Many American journalists hailed the victories of Jesse Owens and…

Dr. Boyce: What Black Athletes and KFC Chickens Have in Common

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In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins talks about the state of black athletes and why many of them are similar to KFC Chickens or cattle who are bred and raised for one purpose.  Do you agree?  Do too many athletes live in a state o bliss without the intellectual tools to be productive members of the black community?     [leadplayer_vid id=”52B124DE067E1″]

No Longer King? Golfer Says He Wants to Kick Tiger Woods’ Ass

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It looks like the game of golf is finally getting the rivalry that it’s been looking for.  Tiger Woods, typically the only black man on the course, dominated the game of golf for a decade.  Then, his control over the game shattered as quickly as the back windshield of his truck the night that his wife gave him club swinging lessons in the side of his head. Now, other players…

LSU’s Dismissed Star Player Has Now Entered Drug Rehab

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Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu is reportedly entering drug rehab after being cut from the team this week.  Fox 8 is reporting that Mathieu’s father, Tyrone, is saying that the 20 year old has been at the Right Step Recovery Center and is being counseled for former NBA star and recovering drug addict, John Lucas. Mathieu, known as “Honey Badger” for his ruthless ways on the field, was a candidate…

Fresh Off New Contract, Terrell Owens’ Baby Mamas Line Up for their Cut

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It doesn’t take long for the financial vultures to start pouring in after you sign an NFL contract.  Terrell Owens is now being told to pay up on back child support after signing a new deal with the Seattle Seahawks.   One of the mothers of his children has been fighting back against TO’s request for reduced child support after his substantial decline in income. Owens owes money to four different…

Gabby’s Family Reportedly Fighting Over Her Millions Already

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The parents of Olympic champion Gabby Douglas are now in the middle of the battle of a lifetime over Gabby’s endorsement deals.  Of course the National Enquirier is saying this, so you have to take it with a grain of salt.  But it’s not hard to imagine that there would be fighting over money after your child makes this kind of loot. Insiders have allegedly told the Enquirer that Gabby…

Black Women Make a Huge Mark on the Olympics

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, BlackLikeMoi.com Some have speculated on whether this has been the Olympics for women.  Women are competing in record numbers, and they’ve also hogged up as many headlines as the men.  But if this has been the Olympics for women, black women have been driving the bus and dominating, much more so than the guys. The US women’s 4×400 meter relay finished up the astonishing feet of…

NFL Player: ‘You don’t want to be labeled as a concussion guy’

NFL Player: ‘You don’t want to be labeled as a concussion guy’

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Tiger Woods Wins First Tournament Since Scandal Two Years Ago

Tiger Woods Wins First Tournament Since Scandal Two Years Ago

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    Almost exactly two years ago, it was the beginning of the end of Tiger Woods and his reign of greatness.  The man who’d been long considered the greatest golfer in the history of the world hit a downfall, seeming to be unable to find his old game. Since that time, Woods has dropped from being ranked number one in the world to falling out of the top 50,…

Former NFL Players Live in Misery After Multiple Concussions, Injuries

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N.F.L. fans, people outside, they have no clue what goes on. This isn’t like playing Madden. This isn’t like being the popular kid in high school. When you do those things in the real world, and it don’t work out, you still have your health. The thing about football is you’re directly playing with your life, the quality of it and the longevity of it. The stakes are up there….

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Dr. Boyce: Bryant Gumbel Works to Free the High Paid Slaves of the NBA

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World. I watched curiously as Bryant Gumbel, host of “Real Sports,” referred to NBA Commissioner David Stern as a “modern day overseer.”   The comments rocked the world, probably more so than anything Gumbel has ever said in the past.  Based on Gumbel’s remarks over the years, I quietly suspect that beneath the polished, articulate demeanor lies a Black Panther always waiting to happen….