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Month: December 2020

NBA’s COVID-19 Shutdown quickly transformed pandemic into a harsh reality

On March 11th, 2020, tipoff between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder had been delayed – no one seemed to know why – but on-court the crowd still chants “O-K-C! O-K-C!” The starting lineups had been introduced. Players waited on the court for the game to begin, then with no explanation headed to the locker rooms. This moment …

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MLB elevates Negro Leagues to ‘Major League’ status, giving ‘overdue recognition’ to 3,400 Players

The year 2020 was a depressing time between protesting, racial injustice, and a global pandemic. This adjustment with the Negro Leagues was been long overdue. Commissioner Rob Manfred described the maneuver as “correcting a longtime oversight in the game’s history.” The Negro Leagues existed due to necessity. The Negro Leagues was developed after the MLB’s racist and …

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American Heritage School Boca Delray Suspends Game for Black Lives Matter Shirts Worn

A few weeks ago, a student at American Heritage School (Boca Delray) in Palm Beach, Florida posted a racial slur in a virtual class. The student that posted did not receive any disciplinary action from the school administration.  In response to these racial slurs, two student-athletes Jordana Codio and Khadee Hession decided to wear Black Lives Matter T-shirts during …

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The Mix Radio Movie Critique on Disney Movie “Safety”

On Friday December 11, 2020 another amazing sports film was released from Disney.  The movie “Safety” was inspired by a true story and filmed on the campus of Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.  This epic movie was about a former Clemson football player from 2006 Ray McElrathbey, who grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. The lifestyle for McElrathbey was not the best, …

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Nets’ Kyrie Irving on Fine for Media Policy Violation: ‘I Do Not Talk to Pawns’

The Brooklyn Nets PG Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 for not meeting the preseason media obligations requested by the NBA. The NBA players are required by the league to answer questions from the media at the beginning of the training camp period. Irving refused to talk to reporters since December 1st, but instead posted on his Instagram on Friday December 4, 2020 …

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ESPN’s Stephen A Smith left quite an impression with his appearance at The Game Awards

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Game Awards was held virtually without a live audience than previous shows and was hosted by Geoff Keighley on December 10, 2020. Stephen A Smith was asked to introduce the winner for the Best Esports Athlete, thus combining the sports world and gaming world.  Although, this might not be such a major issue …

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