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]
Stanford took a 16-13 lead over UCLA on a 10-yard touchdown catch by Nate Iese with 18 seconds remaining in regulation. Sportsbooks had the (…)
And who would be?
Brutal way to lose.
Getting it done on the field.
He just had to dance.
Gamut of emotions.
Many Michigan State fans wanted to disappear as the final seconds of the Spartans’ 30-6 home loss to Wisconsin ticked off the clock. (…)