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We get it, you know sports

We get it,  you know sports

If you choose to read any further, you will probably pick up on the fact that this is the first column I’ve ever written. My editor entrusted me with the…

Thank you, NCAA

Thank you, NCAA

Close your eyes for a minute and imagine you’re Cameron Payne. You’re in high school at Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis, Tenn., and Murray State, Appalachian State, Arkansas Sate and…

Allow me to introduce myself

Allow me to  introduce myself

I’ve loved to write since I was in elementary school. In fourth grade, my teacher entered a few of my pieces into a regional writing contest, and I began winning…

My thanks to all

My thanks to all

My mom has multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease causing interference between the brain, spinal cord and other areas of the body. There is no cure, and the cause is unknown.…

We’re all the same dust

We’re all the same dust

I am no better than a black man, no matter what his or my capabilities may be. And the fact that I am attracted to women does not place me…

U-S-A, U-S-A

U-S-A, U-S-A

Few things in our lives unite people the way sports can. Ninety-five percent of the time, sports unite the communities and regions which make up specific fan bases. Whether it’s…

Confidence is key

Confidence is key

I want to talk about someone you probably haven’t heard much about lately. Just kidding, it’s Richard Sherman. He’s been everywhere in the media lately. After the Seahawks’ NFC championship…

Embracing failure

Embracing failure

Failure is a necessity. It is not easy on the heart, the mind, the body. It is not easy to accept, and at times it is not easy to explain.…

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