Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
I am impressed by the young men on the University of Missouri's football team who protested against the university's administration remaining silent about the racial incidents that transpired on campus. Their selfless act led to swift change. This is the power of sports. Do professional athletes
Thursday, 5 November 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
The first College Football Playoff rankings for the 2015 season were released this week. Alabama (#4) who lost to Ole' Miss (#18) is ranked higher than Florida (#10) who beat Ole' Miss, badly. I am baffled. Watch the discussion on college football and the top stories in sports on YouTube: https://youtu.be/B0pWdOOCwus .
Monday, 26 October 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
ESPN host of His & Hers, Jemele Hill claimed that Michigan State University owns Michigan. I present the facts to show that she is wrong. Watch on YouTube: Shavannia responds to Jemele Hill on Michigan v. Michigan State football Game on! SW @MzGridiron
Monday, 12 October 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Targeting (American Football) - A player takes aim at an opponent for purposes of attacking with an apparent intent that goes beyond making a legal tackle or a legal block or playing the ball. Some indicators of targeting include but are not limited to: Launch - a player leaving his feet to attack
Monday, 5 October 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Defenseless Player (American Football) - A player who is especially vulnerable to injury because his physical position and focus of concentration is especially vulnerable to injury. Examples of defenseless players are: a. A player in the act of or just after throwing a pass. b. A receiver attempting
Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
Have you ever wondered if you were born too early? It would be dishonest to tell you I didn't have this feeling after reading each story of the women entering the ranks of professional men's sports in ways never thought possible even a decade ago. A space simply off limits to me and countless other
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
I just finished watching the Dallas Cowboys and former LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins’ introductory press conference. As Jerry Jones, owner and general manger noted, press conferences for undrafted free agents in the NFL simply aren’t done. But, as Jones also noted, this isn’t your ordinary
Monday, 20 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
19th Hole (Golf) - The bar at the clubhouse on a golf course. Join the Conversation I am not on a foursome, but I will be ready to swing at the 19th hole.
Monday, 13 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Ace (Golf) - When a player hits the ball into the hole on his first and only stroke. Also called a hole in one. Join the Conversation No one on my foursome got an ace on the course today.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
The 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) campaign is in full swing. Players did not go from vacation straight to bat. They spent a month and a half getting ready for this campaign. They used this time to perfect existing skills, develop new techniques and prepare to have the best season possible. Just
Monday, 6 April 2015 - Posted by Shavannia Williams
Ace (Baseball) -The best starting pitcher on the team. Join the Conversation He is the ace, but he injured his elbow during spring training.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - Posted by Marie Rudolph
Yet, you have seen this question contemplated by various media outlets over the past week following the early retirement of several National Football League (NFL) players. They point to the retirement of four, under the age of 30, who decided to end their football careers. The most recent is Chris