2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

Every year, the NFL holds an NFL Honors ceremony to give out awards for the corresponding regular season. During the ceremony, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announces their new class for the upcoming year. The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the defining achievement for the NFL's greatest players, coaches and contributors. It is … Continue reading 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

Top 10 Rookie Seasons in NBA History

There is so much to look forward to in the 2020-2021 NBA season which is set to begin tonight. We get a chance to see some old faces in new places including John Wall With the Houston Rockets, Russell Westbrook with the Washington Wizards, Gordon Hayward with the Charlotte Hornets, Montrezl Harrell and Dennis Schroder … Continue reading Top 10 Rookie Seasons in NBA History

What If NBA Players Drafted From High School Attended HBCUs?

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were institutions established to give African Americans an opportunity to gain an opportunity at an education when white institutions would not accept them. The first HBCU Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, formerly known as the African Institute and Institute of Colored Youth, was opened in 1837. Lincoln University, established in … Continue reading What If NBA Players Drafted From High School Attended HBCUs?

Biggest NBA Draft Steal Each Year Since 2010

These are strange times that the NBA has never seen and may never see again (fingers crossed). The NBA actually played regular season games in July and August, playoff games in August and September and the NBA season was officially concluded in October. Now that the longest NBA season in history has ended, we can … Continue reading Biggest NBA Draft Steal Each Year Since 2010

HBCU Athlete Profile: Richard Dent, Tennessee State University

On this edition of HBCU Athlete Profile,  we highlight former NFL defensive end Richard Dent who attended Tennessee State University. Richard Dent played for the Tennessee State Tigers football team from 1979-1982 coached by Hall of Fame coach John Merritt. The team held an overall record of 35-6-1 winning two Black National Championships. The Tigers … Continue reading HBCU Athlete Profile: Richard Dent, Tennessee State University

HBCU Coach Profile: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M University

On this edition of the HBCU Coach Profile, we highlight coach Jake Gaither former head football coach of the Florida A&M Rattlers. Jake Gaither attended Knoxville College, an HBCU in Tennessee, where he would also play football. After college, he became a high school football coach for a while during which he would earn his … Continue reading HBCU Coach Profile: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M University

HBCU Coach Profile: Eddie Robinson, Grambling State University

On this edition of HBCU Coach Profile, we will be highlighting former Grambling State Tigers football coach Eddie Robinson. Coach Eddie Robinson briefly attended Southern University before transferring to the now-defunct HBCU Leland College where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in English. After graduating from Leland College, Eddie Robinson took the head coaching job … Continue reading HBCU Coach Profile: Eddie Robinson, Grambling State University

HBCU Coach Profile: W.C. Gorden, Jackson State University

On the second edition of HBCU Coach Profile, we highlight W.C. Gorden the former head football coach for the Tigers of Jackson State University. W.C. Gorden attended Tennessee State University where he played football as a wide receiver as well as baseball. He graduated from Tennessee State in 1952 with a degree in health and … Continue reading HBCU Coach Profile: W.C. Gorden, Jackson State University

HBCU Coach Profile: Clarence “Big House” Gaines, Winston-Salem State University

On the first edition of HBCU Coach Profile, we will be highlighting Clarence "Big House" Gaines the legendary basketball coach for the Rams of Winston-Salem State University. Clarence Gaines played basketball, football and ran track for the Morgan State Bears. As a football player, he was an All-CIAA selection for all four seasons of his … Continue reading HBCU Coach Profile: Clarence “Big House” Gaines, Winston-Salem State University

HBCU Athlete Profile: Shannon Sharpe, Savannah State University

On this edition of the HBCU Athlete Profile, we highlight former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion Shannon Sharpe who played his college ball for the Tigers of Savannah State University. Shannon Sharpe attended Savannah State University from 1986-1989 where he was a multi-sport athlete playing not only football but also basketball and ran … Continue reading HBCU Athlete Profile: Shannon Sharpe, Savannah State University