This column introduces new MSR sports columnist Sheri Crockett, who promises to bring a new dimension of excitement to the best Black sports-writing team in America.
By Sheri Crockett
Has anyone ever wondered what it would be like to be involved in a sport on the professional level? I always wanted to know what it would be like to play professional basketball. In May of 1999, I got my chance when the Minnesota Lynx had an open tryout. Basically, an open tryout is for anyone who can play or thinks they can play basketball. You pay a tryout fee (typically $100-$150), show up at the gym and get your hoop on! Continue Reading →