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If I were a Sports-god I would be Making Changes across the board

Hey NFL, please stop subjecting us to Thanksgiving football games in Detroit!!!  The Lions are annually awful, why must we do this every year.  There are other teams with domes, if they need the game to be inside, Atlanta, New Orleans, and Houston.  Tradition is not a logical reason to continue to do something.  Logic at some point has to take over at the NFL offices.

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There are a lot of Upsets as the NFL season heads toward the end

In an ugly effort from Baltimore, that included Lamar Jackson being blitzed into hell by the Dolphins. I am a beat reporter for the Washington Football Team. And I was closely watching that game as my rooting interest and as my season long writing assignment while Tom Brady threw two interceptions.

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Will the third time be the charm for OBJ?

The Rams believe they have the QB to properly run their system, a defense that can get folks off the field. So, is OBJ the last piece of the puzzle of a championship team? Or is this the last stop and part 3 of a cautionary tale of a wasted talent.

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Entertainment

Sport’s Tidbit: A look at Week 10 of the NFL

Falcons vs Cowboys – Cowboys have had some struggles in the last couple of games. They were blown out by Denver.  The Cowboys should win this game going away, but I didn’t expect that to happen, Atlanta is 4-4 after a rough start.  This game will come down to the wire.  But Dallas is too good.  Cowboys win.

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Advice

TPD Pharmacy launches community wide health initiative to better serve Blacks in Walnut Park

With a desire to bring pharmacy services to a historically underserved neighborhood, Dr. Tracy M. Reed opened the TPD Pharmacy to serve the St. Louis community and beyond. A podiatrist by trade, Dr. Reed obtained her degree in Podiatric Medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, completed her Residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital, and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field.

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Entertainment

NBA Latest: Three East Teams Exceed Expectations

This year, there are some teams who most fans wouldn’t consider contenders making some noise. They are looking like playoff contenders, and if everything goes right, we’ll see them in the playoffs when it’s time. This is especially true for the Eastern Conference. With that said, let’s take a look at Eastern Conference teams that are exceeding expectations. 

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Sports’s Tidbits: Let’s take a look at some Scary Matchups of NFL Week 8

Giants vs Chiefs – Not sure who thought it would be a good idea to put this on a Monday night.  Schedule Gods please explain??  Andy Reid’s worst nightmare, losing to the stinky Giants at home on national television.  Well folks it is Halloween weekend, but Michael Myers ain’t dead yet, and neither are the Chiefs. Mahomey and Big Andy figure out a way to slide by G-Men.

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Entertainment

Who or what is the NFL protecting?

 However, Dan Snyder as a part of the “punishment” was supposed to quarantine away from team operations. He then was to put in charge during this time away, someone totally disconnected to him and able to give the team some distance from the past right? 

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Sports Tidbits NFL Week 7: Predictions and Fantasy Picks

Chiefs vs Titans – Chiefs win in a squeaker.  It’s a 50/50 game with the way King Henry is running and the way Patrick Mahomes is turning it over.  If Mahomes can stay away from Turnovers, the Chiefs win. If they turn it over a bunch like they have been and they are in trouble.

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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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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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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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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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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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Get the drip on Sports Shorts….

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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