Posts Tagged ‘ ESPN ’

In case you forgot, black women athletes have dealt with hair criticism for ages

Jul 21st, 2017 | By

Earlier this week, former NFL quarterback Michael Vick appeared on FS1 and gave some advice to Colin Kaepernick regarding his hair: “Just go clean-cut. Why not? You’re already dealing with a lot of controversy surrounding this issue. He needs to try to be presentable.” Vick has since apologized for his comments following backlash. But black female athletes
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Bruce Allen: Redskins’ firing of GM not over power struggle

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

PHOENIX — Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen says he reached a conclusion shortly before the new league year began: The team had to fire its general manager. That went against what he had previously said, hoping the situation with Scot McCloughan could be resolved. “At the beginning of the league year, we needed some clarity,”
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Texans open season with win vs. Redskins; Jadeveon Clowney injured

Sep 8th, 2014 | By

HOUSTON — J.J. Watt stood to face the media Sunday after his first game since signing a six-year, $100 million contract. A reporter started his question with: “You know you don’t have anything to prove,” before Houston’s star defender cut him off. “What do you mean? I’ve got everything to prove,” Watt said. Ryan Fitzpatrick
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ESPN’s Jay Bilas finally met Young Jeezy (VIDEO)

Jun 27th, 2014 | By

He might brag about being your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, but Young Jeezy also fits that description for ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas. The 50-year-old Duke grad impresses his 700,000 Twitter followers almost every morning by quoting the Atlanta hip-hop star’s lyrics, with the sign off “I gotta go to work.” The pair finally
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John Wall to use snub as motivation

Jan 29th, 2014 | By

John Wall was left off USA Basketball’s national team pool last week, but he says he will use his omission as motivation. “It’s nothing I could do. It’s nothing I can say, and I don’t want nobody to baby-sit me or try to make it work for me,” Wall told The Washington Post. “They made
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