LeBron James: “George Thomas of the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal was taken off the Cleveland Cavaliers beat on Wednesday, he told Journal-isms, apparently leaving Ohio’s major media outlets with no journalists of color regularly covering superstar LeBron James.” Is that surprising? Sadly, no. ESPN’s Chris Broussard, who wrote for the Plain-Dealer and Beacon Journal, pointed out “the city of Cleveland’s 52.5 percent black population, and said the absence of African American sportswriters was brought home to him last month when the Plain Dealer ran pictures of five of its sportswriters who commented on James winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award — and all were white.” [Journal-isms, scroll down]
Joe Buck’s face turn has been enjoyable.
Stats vs. old school baseball guys … truly as good as it gets for online sports debate.
Texas IS NOT Paying Each Athlete $10,000, But AD Steve Patterson Said They Might if UT Loses in Court
Texas can swing it, but what about other schools?
This is what happens when you let inclusion trump doctrine.