Tip-Off for 7/11/13 (featuring Leon Spinks): Who’s on your Hip Hop All-Star team?

Posted in Blogroll on July 11th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Paul Stone)

The Wu-Tang Clan have been a staple in Hip Hop for two decades.

In honor of the upcoming MLB All-Star Game. Give me your top ten things as it relates to Hip Hop. It could be artists, trends, songs, moments and personalities. It doesn’t have to be in any particular order.

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Tip-Off for 7/26/12 (featuring Ice Cube): Who is Ice Cube?

Posted in Blogroll on July 26th, 2012 by Ron Glover

I took in Ice Cube’s sports segment on ‘First Take’ yesterday. Cube talked about his love for the Lakers and Raiders among other things. Cube has done a complete 180-degree turn from the mac-10 toting, 40 guzzling image he portrayed with N.W.A. to PG-13 movies and Coors Light commercials.

And while O’Shea Jackson is one of my favorite solo rappers ever, where is the bandana-rockin, Chuck Taylor sportin’ politically conscious Ice Cube?

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Etan Thomas discusses with TSF his book Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge

Posted in Blogroll on June 29th, 2012 by Michael Tillery

 Purchase Fatherhood here

TSF spoke with Etan Thomas on the old site extensively. I also mentioned Etan in The Nation piece regarding the Black athlete today. He’s one of the very few athletes unafraid to speak his mind with the admirable intention of simply providing a helping hand through celebrity. Educating people in a society searching for a logical sense of reality. The NBA forward gets all he can out of what is now his moment in the professional sports arena. He is one whom inspires and should be spoken of in every realm of what a soul model truly is and can potentially be. I can’t wait to read his book on being a father and his getting so many pops across our culture (and others) to speak of their experiences with their fathers and also as fathers that should make us all want to spiritually and unconditionally forever love our sons.

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The Starting Five Reader’s Sportsblot: Friday March 30, 2012

Posted in Blogroll on March 30th, 2012 by Ron Glover

This scene or movie NEVER gets too old!