5 Secrets Parents of College Football Recruits Must Know

There is no time in which promises, potentiality, and pleading are more celebrated than during college football recruiting and the upcoming National Football Signing Day.  Whether it is the daily phone calls, mountains of letters, or in-home visits, college recruiters will tell top recruits just about anything to get them to sign, and usually the recruiter with the best “mouthpiece” gets the …

“The League” Trumps Ivy League Dreams: Why Are Black Males Chasing Pro Sports Almost Exclusively

Any cursory review of current socio-economic statistics could easily make one believe that African-American males are worthy of being declared “an endangered species, worthy of federal protection.”  For example, the unemployment rate for Black males is the worst in the country at almost 20%, there are far more Black men involved in the criminal system than in college, and homicide …

The Reveling Character of Sports

In my 20 years of being involved in high level sports as a players, athletic department consultant, and sports attorney, I have learned that while it is true that sports builds people’s character. More importantly sports actually reveals people’s character.

Informing, Inspiring, and Empowering Young Black Males A Must For America

  January 1, 2015 marked the 152th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that outlawed enslavement in the Confederacy and  allowed Black men to actively participate in their own liberation.  It is without questions that since 1863, African-Americans have overcome many hurdles, shattered numerous barriers, and set countless precedents on the way to freedom, justice, and equality in the United States. …