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On Point Jay Williams...

I usually don't agree with Jay Williams but this time he is on point. I don't agree with the NBA players going to play in this current environment. Racial injustice, Covid and despair of 2020 says we have bigger fish to fry. However, if we must have sports please use your platform for the greater good. Complaining about  living conditions in a billion dollar bubble while making millions of dollars is not a good look.

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INTRODUCING.... "DOUBLE DUTY"

GIVEN THE NAME DOUBLE DUTY FROM THE NEGRO LEAGUE GREAT DOUBLE DUTY RATCLIFF. THE SHOE TRULY DOES DOUBLE DUTY BEING VERSATILE ENOUGH FOR THE COURT AND PLAY AND STYLISH ENOUGH FOR THE STREETS. REP THE SQUAD. BUILDING OF A NATION BEGINS WITH US. #BUYBLACK!!!! Straight out of basketball archives, this sneaker re-issues the court style according to today trends. AUTHENTIC HAND CRAFTED MANUFACTURING Each design is meticulously constructed by a skilled network of selected Italian artisans, there are no finer hands in the field. The handcrafting and the materials, are state-of-the-art.  

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THE GAME IS NOT A GAME BY SCOOP JACKSON

Part play-by-play, part op-ed, The Game Is Not a Game is an illuminating and unflinching examination of the good and evil in the sports industry. Liberating and provocative, with sharp wit and generous humor, Jackson’s essays explore the role that sports plays in American society and the hypocritical standards by which the athletes are often judged. The Game Is Not a Game is distinctly intended to challenge accepted ideology and to push the boundaries of mainstream sports media beyond the comfort zone. Chapters expose “Our Miseducation of LeBron James,” “#ThemToo: The UnRespected Worth of the Woman Athlete,” the duplicity of the NFL in its treatment of Colin Kaepernick and the anthem protests, the cultural bias of analytics, and the power...

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