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Time for a change

Yesterday The University of Memphis head coach Melissa McFerrin retired. It was a happy day on Valentine’s Day for my good friend Phinehas Johnson who would have had plenty of jokes, like a roast for Melissa. It was honestly time for a change. A change that was needed for fans who want to see a winning program on all levels.

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First Female NBA Video Coordinator Trish McGhee

  Black History The First NBA Female Video Coordinator Central High School has produced some amazing basketball talent over the years. One in particular who stands out in the history books is Trish McGhee. The Point Guard legend was a 5-foot-6 jet with range. She would electrify the crowd with her outstanding shooting. Trish signed with The University of Minnesota

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Memphis Men’s Basketball Recruiting Recap for Month of July

https://youtu.be/u2dv4_KzuvE The University of Memphis Men’s basketball program struck gold during the July recruiting period by securing a commitment from Class of 2020 center Moussa Cisse, a 6-foot-11 freakishly athletic night man widely regarded as the top shot-blocker in the country. Convincing the five-star Cisse to spurn other big-time and remain in Memphis where he attended high school this past

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Mike Miller is the new boys basketball coach at Houston High School

Mike Miller’s wish to spend more time with family will continue but maybe not the way he initially envisioned, as he has been named new boys basketball coach at Houston High School where his sons’ Mason and Mavrick Miller both play on the team. The news comes a little more than a month after he stepped down as assistant coach

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(VIDEO) #BlackLivesMatter. We should be saying it everyday.” — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski

Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, one of the most legendary & respected figures in basketball history, recorded a passionate speech to end systemic racism & acknowledge that Black Lives Matter. Coach K becomes the latest of many college coaches who have released statements regarding the Black Lives Matter movement. Watch the full video here:

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Mississippi State star running back Kylin Hill refuses to play unless the state flag is changed

In recent times, an increasing number of black athletes have chosen to use their social media platforms to fight against historical symbols of oppression against black people and systematic racism. The latest to do so is Mississippi State University star running back Kylin Hill, who is arguably the top at his position in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He has taken

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Breaking News: #NASCAR says Noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace’s garage

NASCAR is said to be investigating the incident after a noose was found in the garage of African American driver Bubba Wallace Sunday at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama. Bubba Wallace is the organization’s only full-time Black driver in its Elite Series. Here is a statement released by NASCAR on the incident.. Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware

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NCAA issues what is being called the #RichPaulRule

#RichPaulRule ? The NCAA has issued a memo to agents detailing some new requirements to represent players testing the NBA draft waters. Included in the memo is the need for a bachelor’s degree (Which happens to be something that Super agent Rich Paul famously never got while building his Klutch Sports empire) . Many believe this stems from what Rich

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