Why Did the NCAA Ban the Slam Dunk for Nine Years?
When Black stars like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar couldn’t be stopped on the court, NCAA power brokers conspired off of it to put in place rules meant to deny their influence
The John Thompson School of Unapologetic Black Excellence
The legendary Georgetown basketball coach passed away on Monday. But the influence he had on his players — and Black America — far surpassed whatever he helped them accomplish on the court.
Since There’s No March Madness, ‘The Scheme’ Is the NCAA Hate-Watch We Need
This HBO documentary, about a FBI sting operation that ensnared aspiring agent Christian Dawkins, explores the rampant corruption in college basketball. The film probably won’t change things, but it’ll help remind you that the people running the sport we love are garbage.
This March Madness, it’s Conservatives Ruining Sports With Their Politics
Liberals have been routinely criticized the past several years for unnecessarily and cynically politicizing sporting events, and in doing so, ruining what was once considered…