Why Lamar Jackson called White reporter ‘lame’ for tweet about Dwayne Haskins

He struggled “to catch on with Washington and Pittsburgh in the NFL.” Those were the words ESPN’s Adam Schefter used when breaking the news of Dwayne Haskins’ tragic death weeks before his 25th birthday in south Florida on April 9. It wasn’t what he said in a follow-up column, or commentary on the on-field impact […]

NFL QB and legendary Ohio State player Dwayne Haskins dies at 24

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores, who had been fired in January, filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan Feb. 1, charging the Dolphins, Giants, Broncos and the NFL with discrimination against black head coaches and executives. (Adrian Curiel/Unsplash)

Dwayne Haskins has died at the age of 24. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback died in a car accident on April 9, as reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Haskins was reportedly struck by a vehicle. He was in south Florida working out with other Steeler quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. On March 16, the Steelers […]

Former college coach confirms staff used Trayvon Martin photo to enforce rule

Ohio State‘s former football coach confirmed the claim he used a photo of Trayvon Martin to enforce a program rule. On Jan. 4, 2021, Urban Meyer told The Columbus Dispatch his staff used the picture of Martin when discussing a “no hoodies” policy in 2017. “I wasn’t there [in the meeting],” Meyer said, according to TMZ. […]

NFL star Nick Bosa’s girlfriend tweeted series of racist messages

NFL player Nick Bosa is on the racial hot seat once again after his girlfriend’s old tweets were found to be peppered with blatantly racist and homophobic messages along with the liberal use of the N-word. Bosa is a former Ohio State All-American who came under fire prior to the NFL draft for openly supporting […]

LeBron James gloats after winning ‘Taco Tuesday’ bet against Gabrielle Union

Actress Gabrielle Union now knows that no one beats LeBron James and his Taco Tuesdays — except for the U.S. Copyright Office. The “Being Mary Jane” and “L.A. Finest” actress, 46, mustered the intestinal fortitude to bet King James, 34, in Saturday’s game between her Nebraska Cornhuskers and his Ohio State Buckeyes. The winner picks […]

TV personality Zuri Hall creates her own lane

Whether it’s winning an Emmy for her journalistic work, hosting the hottest events, looking chic while corresponding on one of the top gigs for entertainment news, or being a role model for girls with big dreams, Zuri Hall is creating her own lane and inspiring others along the way. This Ohio State graduate took her […]

Ohio State recruit wears radical T-shirt on campus

A 17-year-old Ohio blue-chip recruit created a great deal of attention when he showed up on a recruiting trip to The Ohio State University wearing one of the boldest t-shirts of all time. Tyreke Smith, a high school junior football player from Cleveland, already receives a lot of attention because he is one of the most […]

NFL quarterback Cardale Jones didn’t go to Ohio State to ‘play class’

Buffalo Bills quarterback Cardale Jones graduated from Ohio State University this past weekend with a degree in African-American and African studies. Jones returned to school this past spring semester to finish two classes he didn’t complete last year when he left school early to prepare for the 2016 NFL Draft. Now only living through a […]

Top NFL draft pick Gareon Conley accused of rape

One day before the NFL Draft, Ohio State quarterback Gareon Conley, 21, may say his pro football career ended before it even started. Conley has been accused of taking a woman to his room at a Westin Hotel in Cleveland and raping her in the bathroom. According to the victim, she met Conley in an […]

Ohio State wins Sugar Bowl 2015; sexiest football players

Congratulations are in order to Ohio State for conquering the mighty Alabama State football team. This past weekend, the Buckeyes celebrated with the Sugar Bowl trophy after defeating Alabama 42-35 at the Superdome in New Orleans. Many didn’t think that they’d see this outcome, which definitely stirs things up for seasons to come. Take a look at […]

National Black MBA Association national president Jesse Tyson

Jesse J. Tyson, CEO and president of the National Black MBA Association (Ex-official member of the Board of Directors) An energy industry leader with leveraged global knowledge of regulatory and environmental issues until 2011, Jesse Tyson led the Global Aviation business for ExxonMobil (EM) based in Brussels, Belgium, working across multiple industry groups in developing strategic […]

Meet Ohio State University’s 1st black college president, Michael Drake

Ohio State University trustees picked a former California chancellor as the school’s next president Thursday, ending a search that began with the former president, Gordon Gee’s retirement following demeaning remarks about Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools. Trustees voted unanimously in favor of University of California, Irvine chancellor Michael Drake to become the 15th president […]

NCAA tournament 2013: Colleges with the most Hall of Fame players

There are certain programs that stand out head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to producing players who go on to become superstars and transcendent players in the National Basketball Association. Take a look at the colleges who produce more Hall of Fame players than any other.

Basketball Star Tony Farmer Collapses After Receiving Jail Sentence for Kidnapping

Tony Farmer was one year away from entering college as one of the top freshmen basketball players in the country. However, the basketball star from Garfield Heights (suburban Cleveland, Ohio) will spend the next three years of his life in jail after being convicted of kidnapping and assault on his ex-girlfriend Andrea Lane. According to […]

Ohio State’s Jim Tressel Quits; Good Riddance to a Fraud, Exploiter of Black Talent

As a rabid Ohio State Buckeye loyalist, it pains me to watch the largest university in the country with the biggest athletic budget get charbroiled and fried nationwide. The colossal gridiron empire is crumbling right before my eyes. I am nevertheless glad at the abrupt termination to Jim Tressel’s wicked reign. And this comes from […]