The D-League Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 20

The D-League Roundup: Sept. 15 – Sept. 20
As it usually does in September, football is dominating headlines and water cooler talk. In the NFL, it appears that injuries are taking hold a little sooner this year as the results of Week 2 will see a number of high profile players miss quite a bit of time. On the collegiate level, parity is...

Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest

Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest
  Iconic film actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” show on the last day of August to discuss modern social activism in sports. Late summer days are usually littered with football predictions and power rankings, but it was San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to participate in a national...

The best name in college football shines in his primetime debut

The best name in college football shines in his primetime debut
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish didn’t quite get the results it expected in Sunday’s double-overtime loss to the Texas Longhorns, but in the defeat, a sophomore made a name for himself with a pair of scores. It was hard to miss the 6-foot-5, 204-pound wideout on the field in the first half, but Equanimeous St. Brown...

Why Chicago needs more Jabari Parkers

Why Chicago needs more Jabari Parkers
There are many high school hoopers that leave Chicago to go on to do great things. Some become community mentors that create opportunities through the sport, others play professionally overseas and travel the world, while the very best ball in the NBA. However, there are too many that have their dreams deferred by the city’s...

We are to blame for KD leaving the OKC Thunder

We are to blame for KD leaving the OKC Thunder
There are a lot of ways that Kevin Durant is comparable to a player like Carmelo Anthony. Durant, like Anthony, is an elite scorer, has a natural aptitude for the game, and is the type of player everyone envisions their NBA 2k MyPlayer character to be. But KD doesn’t want to be in a class...