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Mayweather triumphs as capitalist champ

Fitzbeatsquare

The latest fight of century has again proven that champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., at age 38, knows how to win big fights. His credibility and integrity have long been tarnished by awful domestic abuse issues. However, his ability to rise to the occasion and deliver under great pressure against the best in the ring with the title on the line is second to none. Continue Reading →

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Black girls get less athletic opportunities according to new report

NWLC Senior Counsel and Equal Opportunities in Athletics Director Neena Chaudhry

The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a joint report with the Poverty & Race Research Action Council in April entitled “Finishing Last: Girls of Color and School Sports Opportunities. The report highlights athletic disparities based on race and gender, pointing out that U.S. high schools don’t give female students equal opportunities to play sports. Continue Reading →

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Former St. Paul Johnson stars represent at Division I level

Estan Tyler

Prep sceneThe St. Paul City Conference isn’t actually recognized as a hotbed talent pool when it comes to high school basketball in the state of Minnesota. However, one school, St. Paul Johnson, had three former boys’ basketball players competing at the Division I level this past season. Continue Reading →

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Two veteran sportswriters swap stories

Butch Davis

It’s rare these days at sporting events to sit with someone who clearly remembers when reporting was more than blogs and tweets. When players and coaches weren’t shielded by team protectors and didn’t talk in 15-second post-game sound bites. When reporters knew it was more important to tell the reader what really happened rather than showing how smart they are. Continue Reading →

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