By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter For a sports fan the ultimate joy is the experience of watching excellence and witnessing the athlete’s perform at his/her best. This was in effect 20 years ago, when young Serena and Venus Williams played their first major tennis tournament. Even a lay person could see the difference the […]Read more "Call Him Mr. Hamilton: The New King of The Road"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND- The National Basketball Association has to do a better job with their hiring and firing procedures. There are thirty teams and FIVE African American head coaches, 73 Black head coaches in 73 years, that is one per year. Remember the first Black head coach did not get a […]Read more "HEY, NBA!! IT’S TIME!!"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The last two weekends the last major in tennis was played in New York City with many of the stars of the game taking a pass due to the Covid-19 scare. Men’s defending champion Rafael Nadal and Women’s defending champion Simona Helep. The long list included Stan Wawrinka, Ashleigh […]Read more "BLACK ANGER, WHITE ANGER AT THE U.S. OPEN"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The new expansion hockey team embraced the people of Las Vegas and the people embraced the team, the two needed each other. The City of Las Vegas needed something positive to recover from a horrific tragic event two years ago. The Vegas Golden Knights were the answer. The Dallas Stars […]Read more "A PEEK AT THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Watching the Stanley Cup Finals this year might require speed skates and a solid neck brace, to follow the fast action on the ice because of the high scoring. This has been a different playoff season with the break in the action in March due to Covid-19. It has […]Read more "SPEED KILLS: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE 2020 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick stated five years ago America had to change the paradigm on race relations, justice, and equality. African American athletes took the lead last week in the recent work stoppage because of Kaepernick’s true statements years ago. The Baltimore Ravens backed up Kaepernick’s […]Read more "WHAT DO YOU ALL WANT?? (Part One)"
AMERICAN COURAGE OR SILENCE???? Gary Norris Gray- Staff Reporter OAKLAND,CA. Are we ready to battle the ugly monster called racism with Christian eyes? As monuments to white supremacy are falling all across America, a great cloud of witnesses is gathering. African American citizens, and indeed the entire country, are waiting to see whether white Christians […]Read more "AMERICAN COURAGE OR SILENCE????"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Thirty years ago on July 26, 1990, the President of the United States signed the (ADA) Americans with Disabilities Act. A civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disabilities. It affords similar protections against discrimination to Americans with disabilities as a Civil Right. It should be a time […]Read more "THE ADA HAS AN ENEMY IN THE WHITE HOUSE"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter This team in Washington D.C. continues to flail at the winds of change. There is a history of sexual misconduct around the Burgundy and Gold for the last 15 years. Washington continues to deflect the name-logo-mascot issue with making league history with the first female radio broadcaster in the […]Read more "THE R-WORD IS DYING HARD"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The NBA is showing how they really care about the WNBA, the female version of American professional basketball. The part-time owner of the Atlanta Dream has brought attention to the league. Ms. Kelly Loeffler took offense to her team wearing “Black Lives Matter,” and “Say Her Name,“on their warm-ups […]Read more "Atlanta’s dream is a nightmare for the WNBA"