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New York’s finest to show respect to NY’s Finest


According to reports in several sources including the NY Daily News the George Steinbrenner’s Silver Shield foundation will pay for the education of the children of murdered NYPD officer Rafael Ramos. My heart is breaking after seeing this tragedy unfold in the streets of New York City, and it’s not as though I am surprised.  It was bound More...

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By Kahlil Thomas On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

NFL Changes Conduct Policy, Players Vow To Fight

(David Goldman/AP Photo)   In the world of the NFL, everything seems to be great right now. Television ratings are higher than they have ever been and revenues are soaring. Sundays are now for the NFL more More...

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By J.A. Michelle On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Does the Baltimore Ravens coach approve of what Ray Rice did?

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) How dare I ask such a question?  I mean imagine if somebody reads this lead title and thinks I’m accusing the Ravens coach of thinking it’s okay to knock your girlfriend More...

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By J.A. Michelle On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Why I would sign Ray Rice …. in a heartbeat!

(Andrew Burton/Getty Images)   It has nothing to do with the way he plays, although I hear he’s possibly one of the best running backs out there, but there is another reason why I would sign Ray Rice, More...

By J.A. Michelle On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

What “IF” the media was wrong about Joe Paterno?

Years ago I met a man at a business conference.  He was from Cleveland, Ohio and I was, at the time living in Manhattan.  We were both working for the same company and we were in Pennsylvania at a business meeting More...

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By Alyson Mintz On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Glimmer of Hope

(Image via Throughout the month of October, valiant efforts have been made to promote breast cancer awareness, specifically through campaigns in the sports world.  Breast cancer is a truly devastating More...

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By J.A. Michelle On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Peyton Manning’s tie is the latest Sunday Night Fashion

Jack Dempsey/AP Photo When you think of sports, do you think about fashion?  I do.  Not sure why but I do. Let’s take for example, Peyton Manning, and use him to help illustrate and make a point about sports More...

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By J.A. Michelle On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Monmouth Park Racetrack almost ready to welcome wagers on sporting contests

Photo Credit: Flickr user A. M. A. Campbell Monmouth Park Racetrack will be open on Sunday, October 26, 2014 and it will be accepting your wagers on sporting contests and athletic events.  That sounds like sports More...

By J.A. Michelle On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Stepping out on to the ‘Red Carpet’ for the Women’s Sports Foundation: Annual Salute to Women in Sports

On October 15, 2014, the Women’s Sports Foundation held it’s Annual Salute to Women in Sports at Cipriani Wall Street, in New York City.  I was so blessed to have been asked to cover this event for Double More...

By J.A. Michelle On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Should pro athletes be role models?

Pretty sure it was Charles Barkley who said that professional athletes are not supposed to be role models.  Rumor has it that he also said that all the women in San Antonio are fat, so it could be that what Charles More...