Bias and the Black QB in the NFL

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about the historic nature in which the NFL had Black men as starting quarterbacks. I talked, with guarded optimism, about how the associated biases and stigmas that were unfairly levied against Black quarterbacks since the beginning, were finally starting to subside. This new age, this Golden age, of the Black QB was here (finally!) and there was no turning back. But then today told me otherwise….

The NBA Takes A Stand

The recent shooting by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin has added even more anger to an already heated time in America. There have been protests and riots brought on by the injustices we are seeing taking place with cases like Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. And now we have Jacob Blake. The protests in the streets have now spilled over into the world of sports with more than just wearing shirts and taking knees. The Milwaukee Bucks, whose home state the Blake shooting took place in, have now decided to boycott Game…

John Focke has Focked Up

Technology is a wonderful thing. A very useful thing. It can also be very troublesome if used incorrectly. Charlotte Hornets radio play-by-play announcer John Focke found out the latter the hard way. Earlier today The Charlotte Hornets  indefinitely suspended their first-year radio play-by-play announcer after he sent out a tweet using the N-word with the hard “er”….OOPS!! Focke was tweeting about the Utah Jazz-Denver Nuggets playoff game Monday afternoon. “Shot making in this Jazz-(N-word) game is awesome! Murray and Mitchell going back and forth what a game!” After realizing what…

The Kings of the Ring Are Back….Sort Of

On Thursday, the news broke that 54 year old Mike Tyson would be ending his 15 year retirement by stepping into the ring with 51 year old “I smoke, I drank, I’m supposed to stop, but I can’t” Roy Jones Jr., in an eight round exhibition fight on September 12. The fight will be held at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.


Welcome to The Flyest Five. This is a list of the top 5 players /teams across the sports world. With football season fast approaching, we decided to kick off this segment by listing the top 5 players in the skill positions, starting with the most important position on the field, the quarterback. In addition, we list the “not quite fly enough” players who are on the cusp of cracking our top 5. Hit us up to let us know if you agree, disagree, or feel we missed the mark completely.…