The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo


By: Howard Byrant/ESPN For the past six years, the NBA has bathed in the congratulatory spirit of compromise, the model for commissioner-player communication. In ousting the racist former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, both the players and the league could claim satisfaction. The player voice was heard so powerfully that for the first time in the sport’sContinue reading “The reality of Black pain is breaking American sports’ status quo”

The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the NBA


The reigning NBA champions now have another All-Star in DeMarcus Cousins, and the entire league is left to wonder: What’s the point? By: Ben Cohen/Wall Street Journal Remember when the Los Angeles Lakers signed LeBron James? That was adorable. The Golden State Warriors responded to one of the most seismic moves the NBA has ever seen on MondayContinue reading “The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the NBA”

Kings Fans Hated Her


  “Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking…”   Leo Tolstoy In 2008, no one was surprised.  Building a new homeContinue reading “Kings Fans Hated Her”

Jeff Bezos CEO of Amazon and other Business Leaders could change U.S Gun Control Laws


  Contrary to popular opinion, the majority of Republicans support tightening gun laws. In an Oct 2017 Quinnipiac poll ,conducted after the Las Vegas Massacre. Sixty percent of Americans supported tightening of Gun Laws. 36 percent opposed.  73 percent supported a ban of devices that allow owners of semi-automatic rifles to mimic fully Automatic rifles.(Bump Stops)  Continue reading “Jeff Bezos CEO of Amazon and other Business Leaders could change U.S Gun Control Laws”

SPORTS GONE WRONG: The Oakland Coliseum may be without professional sports team


By CityFella, Opened nearly 50 years ago, the Oakland Coliseum Complex has aged well.  It was built at a time when Professional sports were moving away from the central city and towards the suburbs, near the freeways.   Was the home of the San Francisco Warriors who relocated from the old Civic (now Bill Graham)Continue reading “SPORTS GONE WRONG: The Oakland Coliseum may be without professional sports team”

GOP Presidential Candidate Scott Walker chooses Professional Basketball over Public Education


By CityFella Build us a new modern arena by 2017 or we will leave town.  Sacramentians are familiar with this sentence from the National Basketball Associations playbook and by golly, next fall Sacramento will open the ultramodern Golden One Center Downtown, the newest NBA Arena( I mean Entertainment Complex) in the nation.   Until theContinue reading “GOP Presidential Candidate Scott Walker chooses Professional Basketball over Public Education”

SHELLY STERLING is Not the One ! Court Says V. Stiviano has to give 2.8 million back!


Photo TMZ By CityFella As of today, Rochelle (Shelly)Sterling is the official President of the Current Wives Club.  While her husband may have dalliance’s with other women, she is large and in charge. Donald and Shelly Sterling are worth nearly 3 with a capital B BILLION dollars.  For them, 2 8 million dollars is aContinue reading “SHELLY STERLING is Not the One ! Court Says V. Stiviano has to give 2.8 million back!”

Racism Pays? One NBA owner may know the way?


By CityFella, Setting the ground rules,I am bit of a cynic. Moving on………… It wasn’t planned (or was it? ) but the notorious Donald Sterling may be on to something. The National Basketball Association would not allow a notorious racist control its franchise and IT was going to force the sale of the Los AngelesContinue reading “Racism Pays? One NBA owner may know the way?”

San Antonio Spurs leaves the Star’s in the Sky’s


By CityFella The San Antonio Spars beat the Miami Heat after five games.    The win was decisive, early in the first quarter the Miami lead by 16 points.   It  clear by the third quarter the Spurs were fully in control , in the end they took it  104 to 87. I missed gameContinue reading “San Antonio Spurs leaves the Star’s in the Sky’s”