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Three Teams that Could Trade for Ben Simmons

Simmons reported to Wells Fargo Center on Monday and took a COVID test. He also passed a physical and held a brief meeting with the Sixers’ front office on Tuesday. So, there’s a good chance we’ll see him in a Sixers uniform this season. But for how long? 

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Entertainment

Sports Tidbits: The Rude in Gruden

First it was leaked out that Gruden in 2011 made comments about the NFL Players Association Attorney De Maurice Smith’s appearance in a racist trope about his lips. This was in frustration because of the labor unrest at that time facing the possibility of no season or a lockout shortened season.

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Entertainment

Sports Tidbits: Week 5 of the NFL Pick Them

Bills vs Chiefs – Game of the week in my eyes. The Chiefs have two losses already, to win this game would re-establish them at the league’s best team.  The Bills are squashing people, and playing really well, and have the momentum.  The Chiefs have come back to the pack a bit.  Bills establish themselves as an elite team in the league.

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Advice

Opinion Saturday: Sage Steele Come on Sis’ Cut the Crap

If someone is a gun enthusiast and believes wholeheartedly in the second amendment, or they don’t believe in abortion, or they disagree with me on tax policy.  Those are positions within the norm of political differences.  We can argue about these things and have a beer and go home still being friends. But this isn’t the type of conservative that Sage Steele is.  She’s disgusted with the vaccine mandate that ESPN has put in place to keep their workplace safe.  Steele also has an issue with the way some women who aspire to be in broadcasting dress.  

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Sports

HBCU Sports: Deion Sanders Understands the Assignment

In response to this discomfort, one place of solace many black students turned to were coming home to HBCU’s. Enrollment has shot up across the country as many of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  With many black athletes starting to feel disenchanted with southern white male coaches at major universities, now they are exploring other options.  That option is playing ball at an HBCU.  Big name recruits that would have scoffed at going to an HBCU years ago are now considering it.

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Entertainment

More NBA Tidbits: The Top Five Candidates for MVP 2021-22 Season

Jokic had an excellent season, where he averaged a career-best in several categories. He averaged 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists (all career best). Jokic also played in all 72 games last season and averaged another career-best in minutes (playing 34.6 minutes per game).

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Education

The Top HBCUs in Athletics

In the early 1900s, sports were growing at predominantly white schools, but at those schools there were very few black athletes recruited. Sports have a

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Sport Shorts will be a weekly group of tidbits from around the sports world that involve the movers and shakers of the major sports MLB, NFL, and NBA, etc., as well individual sports like Golf, Tennis, Boxing and others.

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