Breaking: NCAA Denies Potential Top Draft Pick James Wiseman Eligibility at Memphis

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN broke the news this afternoon in a tweet: James Wiseman is a potential overall number 1 NBA Draft Pick this season and Penny Hardaway coaches Memphis. Penny has been one of the nation’s top recruiters since arriving on the scene at Memphis. Wiseman would have been a 6 or 7 year old 11 years ago and there is no rational reason why the NCAA should associate Penny doing a good deed for the young man’s family a decade ago with Penny trying to recruit Wiseman in…

The Racist and Rachet History and Present of the WWE

Admittedly, I haven’t been a fan of “wrasslin” since what was known as the “Attitude Era” when the Monday night wars were taking place. This was probably 20 plus years ago and, as a kid, I loved it. The action, the physicality, the pageantry of it all fed my love and addiction of wrasslin non-stop and made it a part of my then everyday life. Then something changed or, more so, I changed. As I grew from a boy to a man, I really started to take notice of my…

Rest In Power: John “Pops” Witherspoon

I was hesitant to write this without confirmation. I didn’t want it to be true… I was holding out hope and waiting for more information before posting because the last thing I wanted to do was announce this and be wrong… But it is true- The Family of John Witherspoon confirmed to Deadline in a statement that: “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks…

Black in the Day…An Afro American Symphony

October 28, 1931: On this day, William Grant Still’s work became the first of its kind by a Black person to be performed by a major symphony orchestra. William Grant Still (May 11, 1895 – December 3, 1978) was an American composer of more than 150 works, including five symphonies and eight operas. Often referred to as “the Dean” of African-American composers, Still was the first American composer to have an opera produced by the New York City Opera.[1] Still is known most for his first symphony, the “Afro-American”, which was until the 1950s the most widely performed symphony composed…

BREAKING: Simone Biles Just Set the World Record as The Most Decorated Gymnast in History!

With a win at the world championships today on the Balance Beam – Simone Biles just became the most decorated gymnast in history- female or male. She set the record while performing her routine in which she incorporated a new element (a double twist/double somersault) now known as the Biles 1. We are incredibly happy for Simone Biles and love the video of her Boyfriend Stacey Earvin, Jr. Emotionally cheering her on. We are extremely proud of Simone and She is FAR FROM DONE! Watch out Tokyo Olympics 2020 –…