Archive for January, 2008

Friday Fire: Choose Your Weapons

Posted in on January 25, 2008 by thebrotherreport

The Super Bowl is a week from Sunday and the New England Patriots are in a position to complete the second undefeated season in NFL history. On one hand – I would like to see it done for the historical value and so Mercury Morris can finally shut up. Here’s a newsflash Merc; they’re in your neighborhood, they’ve been your block and now they’re at your door.

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Throwback Thursday: Andre Tippett

Posted in on January 25, 2008 by thebrotherreport


In football more than any other sport there is always the debate of “Who ranks where?” The discussion can gofrom quarterback – down to the special teams gunner.

In most of these discussions, there is always a player or two who falls between the cracks for whatever. Talent aside, it could be the stigma of playing on some not-so-great teams or simply because he played in an era where other players simply received more shine.

In the case of Andre Tippett – it was both.

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The Chuck D of Public Enemy Interview Part II: Whos Your Hero

Posted in on January 24, 2008 by thebrotherreport


Whos Your Hero.

We live in time where trust, loyalty and honesty mean absolutely nothing. Folks say they are your friend one minute and hate you the very next second. Hate you so much they could care less if you live or die and will tell you so to your face probably in the presence of your children. Whos Your Hero.

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NBA On TNT Notes – The MLK Day Editon: Carmelo Anthony Goes Down; Kobe Bryant and the Lakers Keep Pace

Posted in on January 23, 2008 by thebrotherreport

Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley

Barkley on the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his lifetime: “Even the short period of time (Dr. King) lived, his legacy speaks for itself. Some people will live to be 100 and don’t do anything (in their lifetime). If you get to live a certain part of your life, you should have accomplished something. What Dr. King, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and all the other civil rights leaders have accomplished will live on into eternity. It doesn’t matter how long you live, it’s what you did while you were alive.”

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The Chuck D of Public Enemy Interview: Soul and Sports Part 1

Posted in on January 22, 2008 by thebrotherreport


Just so you know, this entire week is dedicated to Martin Luther King on The Starting Five. We don’t do the one day thing…April 4th is just as important because it documents the true struggle of Blacks. I won’t belabor you with an extensive lede on the accomplishments of Chuck D and Public Enemy. We all have recited his lyrics at one time or another on the site, so just see this as a P.E. discussion continuum. Part II tomorrow.

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Who Da Cap Fit

Posted in on January 21, 2008 by thebrotherreport


 “Every Brother aint a Brotha, ‘Cause a Black hand squeezed on Malcolm – X’d the man.
The shootin’ of Huey Newton – From the hand of a nig that pulled the trig.”

Chuck D – Welcome To The Terrordome

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NFC Championship: Green Bay vs. New York Giants

Posted in on January 21, 2008 by thebrotherreport

We goin’ to the Super Bowl baby!

The Pats are in the Super Bowl awaiting the winner of this game right hurrr.

Show of hands…

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