July 28, 2016

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Sports Agents

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NBA player agent Bill Duffy has an array of achievements to dazzle his prospective clients. His five-year-old agency is top five (and growing) among those in NBA sports management. He represented three of 2012's s top four picks, rewrote second-round … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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This week's open threads have highlighted some of the talent female sportscasters in the industry. Sage Marie Steele (born November 28, 1972) is an American television anchor who hosts the Friday, Saturday & Sunday editions ofNBA Countdown … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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Cari Champion (born June 1975) is an American broadcast journalist and television personality. She has worked as an anchorand reporter for the Tennis Channel and as the host of ESPN2's First Take. In July 2015, Champion became an anchor for ESPN's … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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Alisia "Lisa" Salters is an American journalist and former collegiate women's basketball player. She has been a reporter forESPN and ESPN on ABC since 2000. Previously, she covered the O.J. Simpson murder case for ABC and worked as a reporter at … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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Pamela Donielle Oliver (born March 10, 1961) is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL) games. Oliver was born in Dallas, Texas. With her father … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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Jemele Juanita Hill (born December 21, 1975) is an American columnist for ESPN.com's Page 2 and former host of ESPN's First Take. In June 2013, she replaced Jalen Rose on ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie. Hill began her career as general assignment … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Breaking Down Plays and Barriers- Black Female Sportscasters

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This week's open thread will highlight some great female sports broadcasters.   Jayne Kennedy Overton (née Harrison; October 27, 1951) is an American television personality, corporate spokeswoman, producer, writer, public speaker, … [Read more...]