*(Los Angeles, CA) - Los Angeles’ premiere hotel (rooftop), LUXE, held some of the greatest names in sports uniting for a good cause, honoring Football Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, at the 3rd annual Champions for Choice event for the AFC in conjunction with the 2014 ESPY Awards.
The event was hosted by celebrity ambassadors: boxing champion Laila Ali, WNBA and six-time Olympian Lisa Leslie, NBA Veteran Jalen Rose and sports expert for ESPN Stephen A. Smith.
When your kid takes up sports, you expect for them to be yelled at a bit, receive some crucial criticisms and maybe even physically pushed to get in position. But, when the coach crosses the line of calling names, kicking, snatching, and hitting your kid, all bets are off! You might even say, “Hell! I could’ve done that!”
These are all elements of FORMER Rutgers coach Mike Rice’s program that have now lead him to the unemployment line. Even Governor Chris Christie demanded answers from the university after seeing him bully the basketball team. Continue reading →
Alabama really put a spankin’ on Notre Dame Monday night. The game ended with a disgraceful 42-14 loss for #1 Notre Dame. They were getting beaten so bad in the first quarter, the commentators got restless and turned their eyes to other things.
MSNBC’s Tamron Hall was, as they say in Internet talk, ROFLMAO, when she heard ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger, 73, nearly stalking Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend, Katherine Webb. Musburger couldn’t stop focusing on the “beauty” of the 25-year-old Miss Alabama. The incident went so far that ESPN felt compelled to issue an apology to Webb and viewers. Continue reading →
If ever there was a Black Girl who Rocks! it is Danyelle Sargent. Her star is on a meteoric rise through the male dominated arena of sports and it doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. When you think of sports broadcasters, the first thing you don’t think of is women. But Sargent’s experience, professionalism, and passion for sports kept her in the field (no pun intended).
Sargent holds major bragging rights for breaking ground at NFL Networks as their only African American female host at this time. The 35-year-old Alpharetta, Georgia native has come a long way from her small town sharing her love for sports with her dad. But, surprisingly enough, as a little girl, her dad immersed her in sports with the exception of football. Continue reading →
Jalen Rose would be feeling the heat right now behind his latest comments in a documentary on the Fab Five if his remarks weren’t cleared up on ESPN’s First Take. They played a clip that showed Jalen Rose’s as well as other players’ disdain for Duke’s Blue Devils. They felt that they weren’t interested in anything but the players that were from “accomplished families.” Continue reading →