Hi Ross (if I may),
I have listened to you (first on ESPN, then Sirius, and now your own platform) for a long time. I have always enjoyed your perspective and your personality. You have taught me many things about football, made me laughed, and encouraged me to consider alternative interpretations of [...]
Richard Sherman played baseball with DeSean jackson in elementary school, and this week offered great insight today on The MMQB on understanding Jackson, and the hypocrisy of the Philadelphia Eagles. Below are some excerpts:
Insight Into DeSean Jackson
Those men with DeSean in the social pictures and [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (Mon. March 31@7pm EST) is celebrating Baseball’s Opening Day with Dr. Lisa Doris Alexander, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and author of the book When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime.
Her work analyzes issues of [...]
Kobe Bryant has made news this week for his super safe stance when asked about Trayvon Martin. Beyond Kobe, it’s a good a time to recall that there were at least 25 current and former athletes and coaches who stood up and spoke out after Trayvon Martin was killed and called for [...]
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x-post@theespnwatch: Alright, I am going to have to get off this topic at some point. But I can’t let pass at least a mention of a *very* curious fact about sports conversations – that almost no one ever talks about NHL age minimums. Now, you might argue that no one ever [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (Mon., March 17 @7pm) explores the annual college hoops fest and much more with Dave Zirin who who calls the NCAA “The Posterboy for Corruption and Exploitation” and March Madness its greatest showcase.
POPSpot Sports Radio (Mon., March 10 @7pm) will chat with former NBA All-Star James Donaldson, and Standing Above the Crowd author. Donaldson will share his views on why the NBA should develop a “real” mentoring program, why the [...]
March 8, 1971.
The anniversary passed quietly, but after 43 years, we now know the date was no coincidence. “The Fight of The Century” between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier aided and abetted what might as well be “The Burglary of the Century” in Media, Pennsylvania. Before whistle-blower Eric Snowden exposed the mass surveillance [...]
The following baby picture is making its way around the web, mostly with author’s best guesses at which swimsuit model has caught this little guy’s attention. Okay, take your pick and let’s move on fellas. A better question is how might this little boy’s mind be impacted 20 years from now after a steady [...]
In POPSspot Sports Radio’s post-Oscar Special (Mon. March 3 @7pm EST) we will talk movies and sports with Dr. Frederick Gooding, Assistant Professor of Media Literacy and Black History at the University of Northern Arizona, and co-founder of The Minority Reporter, a media literacy enterprise that provokes critical thinking by [...]
On February 25, 1964, then-Cassius Clay would upset Sonny Liston for the Heavyweight Championship of the World. In the following dasy he would officially change his name to Muhammad Ali, and soon change boxing, sports, and the world forever. Below is a summary of the fight including Ali’s priceless pre-fight showmanship. The latter video is [...]
“WALK A MILE IN MY REDFACE”
Hear about “The Indian Mascot Controversy” from one of the foremost experts, Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, Professor of Indigenous Nations Studies at Portland State University.
POPSspot Sports Radio: Monday, February 24th at 7pm EST: POPSspot Sports kicks off its first show with Dr. Cornel Pewewardy [...]
Okay, POPSspot is three Sundays late on this, but it’s better to be late to the Super Bowl Party than not show up at all. On the day of the Super Bowl, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry held a wonderful pre-game Super Bowl talk show rarely found in corporate media outside of HBO Real Sports. [...]
After Richard Sherman’s outburst following the NFC Championship game, the word “thug”was used 625 times the next day by media to describe him. The perception of Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn, in the “Thug Music Trial” led to Davis’s death, but no murder conviction. Before the Super Bowl, Richard Sherman of the [...]
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