August 1, 2015

Saturday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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Good Morning POU! Today we feature women of color in Equestrian Sports. On March 22 2015, Paige Johnson recorded a milestone victory in the $127,000 Engel & Volkers Grand Prix at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Johnson, … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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We're one day till the weekend, and we need it! Today's featured athlete is a living Water Polo legend. Genai Kerr is an American water polo player. He is a member of the United States men's national water polo team and played in the 2004 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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Good Morning POU! Nyjah Imani Huston (born November 30, 1994) is an American professional skateboarder and was the overall champion at the Street League Skateboarding (SLS) competition series in 2012, 2014 and 2015. As of May 19, 2013, Huston … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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Good Morning POU! Today's featured sports star is from the world of Darts....yes...DARTS! Deta Hedman, the "Dark Destroyer" Deta Hedman (born 14 November 1959) is a Jamaican-born English darts player currently playing in British Darts … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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Good Morning POU! Today's featured little known star is "the fastest man in Rugby" Carlin Isles Carlin Isles (born November 21, 1989) is an American rugby union and rugby sevens player who is currently under contract with the USA … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Little Known Sports Stars

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Good Morning POU! This week's topic will feature people of color that are stars in their respective sport, but probably that's the only place they're a star. Some of the featurees may even play in a sport you never knew existed on a professional … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: African Americans and The Sport of Horse Racing

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Hope you're having a great Saturday POU! Our last feature of the week was not only a top jockey and trainer, but owned several winning horses and became one of the wealthiest African Americans in the state of Kentucky. Edward Brown Edward … [Read more...]