Now the NBA is concerned about officiating??

January 2023, Boston Garden, picture it. All-world forward LeBron James drives to the basket for a potential game-winning basket , only to get whacked on the arm by Jason Tatum causing the shot attempt to careen harmlessly off the bottom of the rim. The NBA refs continued their precedent of making calls they shouldn’t or not making the ones they should and in the face of overwhelming visual evidence decided there was nothing to see and pocketed the whistles. We then saw an incredulous nearly 40-year old living legend of…

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Langston Basketball hangs on to no.3 ranking in latest NAIA Men’s Basketball Top 25 rankings

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information, Langston University KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Langston University men’s basketball team remained in the No. 3 slot in the fifth edition of NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced. Langston is currently 19-1 on the season and 13-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play and ranked third overall with 513 total votes. The Lions are the highest rated team in the Sooner Athletic Conference and ranked in the NAIA Top-25 for the fourth consecutive NAIA Coaches Top 25 Poll.  Statistically, the…

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Dana White assault exposes media hypocrisy

For the better part of two decades Dana White has been the Vince MacMahon of combats sports and like MacMahon, rather than just making and promoting the fights, White wanted to get in on the action himself. Footage recently came to light of UFC President Dana White getting physical with his wife. In the video White and his wife appears to be in some sort of disagreement. White’s wife hit him in the face, and White , with no hesitation , proceeded to out the paws on her, striking his…

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Shannon Sharpe has all the smoke for the Grizzlies but not Skip Bayless

Friday night professional LeBron James apologist Shannon Sharpe got into a miniature dust-up with several Memphis Grizzlies players as well as Tee Morant, the father of star guard Ja Morant.  The incident took place in the second quarter of Friday night’s game between the Grizzlies and it the Lakers. Sharpe yelled to guard Dillon Brooks that he was too small to guard his man-crush Lebron. The two exchanged expletives after which Sharpe allegedly said to Brooks “ You don’t want these problems” More roofing ensued and security had to step…

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Basketball great Maya Moore officially announces retirement

Via the Associated Press Maya Moore has officially decided to retire from playing basketball. The Minnesota Lynx great stepped away from the WNBA in 2019 to help her now-husband Jonathan Irons win his release from jail by getting his 50-year sentence overturned in 2020. After gaining his release, Irons married Moore soon after and the couple had their first child, Jonathan Jr., in July. She announced her decision to retire on “Good Morning America.” Before Monday, Moore had been non-committal about ever playing basketball again. “Well, I think it’s time to put…

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An NBA Arena gets its name back

To many, crypto.com arena will always be Staples Center, the house that the Utah Jazz ball in will forever be the Delta Center. On July 1, 2023 that shall be the case once more. According to reporting from Andy Larsen of the Salt Lake Tribune, the Jazz and Delta Air Lines have embarked on a naming rights agreement that will return the building to its former name. The arena, which was built in 1991 was known as the Delta Center until 2006 when it was renamed EnergySolutions Arena. Jazz owner…

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Flying Tigers put boots to hind parts in Ed Temple Classic

Courtesy of Scott Wallace, Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE- The Tennessee State University Flying Tiger men’s track team controlled the field events early to help take an overwhelming victory in the 24th Annual Ed Temple Classic at the Wilma Rudolph Indoor Facility. The Flying Tigers tallied 111 points, with the second-place Cumberland University Phoenix scoring 23. Jon’Terio Horton spearheaded the route, winning the first event, the high jump clearing the bar at 6’1.5. TSU then earned nine more points finishing second (Anthony Ward 23’4.75), third Keandric Verge 23’3.5), and fourth (Christian White(23’3.25) in the long jump.…

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Hot shooting from dowtown spurs Jackson State to emphatic 90-48 win over Alabama State

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics 48 ALST 90  JSU Team 1 2 3 4 F ALST 10  9  11  18  48 JSU 19  21  27  23  90 JACKSON, Miss.| Led by a 63.6 percent shooting performance from deep, the Jackson State women’s basketball team defeated Alabama State 90-48 at home Saturday.The Tigers (5-7, 2-0) had three players score in double figures, led by Keshuna Luckett, who had 17 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and two steals. Angel Jackson added 16 points and four blocks and Ti’lan Boler chipped in with 12 points.Jackson State utilized fantastic ball movement in…

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Tennessee State signs six on early signing day

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics The Tennessee State football team and head coach Eddie George announced the signing of six players to join the Tigers for the 2023 season on Wednesday afternoon. Demeatric CrenshawQuarterback | 6-1 | 220Columbus Ohio, Youngstown State The 2021 Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year, Crenshaw threw for 1338 yards in two seasons with the Penguins with 11 touchdowns. In 2021, he threw six touchdowns with 97 completions. Last season, Crenshaw had an amazing five-touchdown performance against Dayton throwing for 230 yards. On the ground, he ran for 705 yards…

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