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Friday Fire 2 From Cevidence: It’s Life Or Death. Who Do You Pick?

Posted in Friday Fire, Kobe Bryant, NBA on January 11, 2008 by mizzo
So you’re in a life a death situation that has to be decided by a one on one basketball game. Your worse enemy versus you. But instead of you two playing it out, you have to pick one current NBA player to take your spot. The coin flip is held and somehow your enemy gets the first pick. In turn, of course, he picks Kobe Bryant to represent him. Who do you pick as your player in hopes that you make it out of this game alive?

Friday Fire From Okori: Who Is the All-Time Oh My God, We’re Facing Him Player?

Posted in CinQue, Friday Fire, TSF on January 11, 2008 by mizzo

Don’t be shook

Okori sent me this question a couple of days ago. They’ll be three this week as Cevidence has a nice topic and TSF writer CinQue will post one as well. On subsequent Fridays we’ll post one from a reader and one from the TSF writer collective.

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Friday Fire 2: What Does Barack Obama’s Win In Iowa Mean?

Posted in Barack Obama, Friday Fire, Hilary Clinton, Iowa Caucus, John Edwards, John Kerry on January 4, 2008 by mizzo

 *If any of you have a Friday Fire topic you want discussed, hit one of us up via email.

As Obama wins in Iowa amid a huge democratic voter turnout (approx. 230,000 which doubled republican voters) you will hear how much of a historical win this is for Blacks.

When considering the initial groundswell of reports worldwide, is this the case?

Does it matter?

Watch closely how the race is reported from here on in. This could get interesting, but don’t bet the house on Obama even when considering Kerry (Edwards second) won Iowa in ’04.

*Relevance elicited amending the original question, but do comment on that topic.

Friday Fire: Can Kobe Bryant And The Los Angeles Lakers Win The NBA Championship?

Posted in Friday Fire, Jimmy Lynam, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, The Starting Five on January 4, 2008 by mizzo

Run by the Commission for Old School Friday.
Fallin’ from the roof. Thanks Coach Lynam ;)

It’s simple. Can the Lakers do this? If not, what’s holding them back?

Friday Fire 2: The Most Meaningful In-Game Dunk of All-Time…

Posted in Blogroll, Chicago Bulls, Friday Fire, Horace Grant, John Starks, Jordan, New York Knicks, Scottie Pippen, The Dunk on December 28, 2007 by anthonycarter

Is it “The Dunk” delivered by John Starks over Horace Grant, Michael Jordan, and Scottie Pippen in the 1993 playoffs? Or some other dunk?

Friday Fire: Kareem or Michael?

Posted in Blogroll, Chicago Bulls, Friday Fire, Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Washington Wizards on December 28, 2007 by anthonycarter
Which all-time great had a more difficult time reaching their six championships?

Friday Fire: How Do You Want Your Sports Reporting? Mistaken or Blurrrrred?

Posted in FreeDarko, Friday Fire, Gilbert Arenas,, Ron Artest, SacTown Royalty, The Starting Five, TrueHoop on December 21, 2007 by mizzo

The future of sports reporting?

More and more athletes are using their individual voices to connect with fans. The negative effect of money only cultured reporting has created an athlete backlash. Seemingly, pros are growing weary of journalists having control over their athletic legacies and are doing something about it. Gilbert Arenas has one of the best blogs around because of his cool wit and unapologetic sense of straight up realness. His words will not be spoken or written out of context because he alone–at least through his blog–controls what we will and will not know.

I love it.

What’s next? Is it time to “blow up the spot”?

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Friday Fire 2: The Mitchell Report: What Does It All Mean?

Posted in Alex Rodriquez, Barry Bonds, Friday Fire, Jose Canseco, Racism, Roger Clemens, sports and ethics, The Mitchell Report, The Starting Five on December 14, 2007 by mizzo


Roid Rage or frustrated concern?


Here’s a list of names:

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Friday Fire: Would You Take the Atlanta Falcons Job If You Were Mike Singletary?

Posted in Arthur Blank, Atlanta Falcons, Blogroll, Emmitt Thomas, Friday Fire, Jason Whitlock, Mike Singletary, Mike Vick on December 14, 2007 by mizzo


You have the chance to make an impact in a hotbed of Black sports fans going through it right now with the absence of Mike Vick. Arthur Blank would be a fool to not bring you in for an interview.The interim hire of Emmitt Thomas then wouldn’t seem like such a token move to shut fans up.

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Friday Fire: In All Things Give Thanks. What Are You Thankful For?

Posted in Blogroll, Friday Fire, The Brother Report on November 22, 2007 by thebrotherreport

Sly and the Fam gettin it

It was my intention to post this yesterday but things got busy…

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Friday Fire: Do Blacks Need Their Own Hall of Fame?

Posted in Friday Fire, Hall of Fame, minorities on November 16, 2007 by mizzo

Light it up sista. It’s time for our own celebration!

Black athletes are being vilified to no end lately. When athletes are up for Hall of Fame induction, present scrutiny will be part of the voting process and will doom their inclusion based on public perception.

What can minorities do as a group to ensure their own celebration of professional athletic exploits?

Friday Fire: Who Is the Best Player In the NFL?

Posted in Blogroll, Friday Fire, Mizzo, NFL on November 9, 2007 by mizzo


NFL pundits would have you believe Tom Brady is the best player in the NFL because of the Pats current domination of the lig. Yeah his has riiings, but is he or Peyton Manning the best the league has to offer?

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