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2013 MLB Postseason Schedule
on September 12, 2013 at 4:28 am / in MLB, SPORTS

2013 MLB Postseason Schedule

WILD-CARD GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE Tues., Oct. 1: NL wild-card game (TBS) Wed., Oct. 2: AL wild-card game (TBS)     * = if necessary DIVISION SERIES NATIONAL LEAGUE AMERICAN LEAGUE Thurs., Oct. 3: NLDS A, Game 1 (TBS) Fri., Oct. 4: ALDS A, Game 1 (TBS or MLBN) Thurs., Oct. 3: NLCS B, Game 1 (TBS) Fri., Oct. […]

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Merrillville Youth Basketball Club “Lady Cyclones”
on September 12, 2013 at 4:20 am / in SPORTS

Merrillville Youth Basketball Club “Lady Cyclones”

I actually started my unique youth empowerment / self-esteem club, in 2001 with 7th & 8th Boys Team; the girl’s development section was added in 2003. My unique club went strictly girls in 2004, until the present day. I realized the need was greater in our community, for our young ladies; so I came up with a training syllabus to […]

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Professional Athletes Deserve Their Pay!
on May 1, 2013 at 12:14 am / in SPORTS

Professional Athletes Deserve Their Pay!

Professional Athletes Deserve Their Pay!   By:  Jamal E.M. Cummins In today’s society, the high salaries of professional athletes’ are on the front page of every mass media stream from USA TODAY to Facebook.  Year after year their salaries continue to rise to astronomical numbers with no end in sight.  The average American will never see in that kind of […]

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The Unfulfilled Promise
on March 1, 2013 at 12:31 am / in MLB, SPORTS

The Unfulfilled Promise

WHERE HAVE YOU GONE JACKIE ROBINSON? Blacks in Major League Baseball:  The Unfulfilled Promise By:  Charles Barbee Since baseball began its professional history in 1869 with the formation of the Cincinnati Red Stockings racial barriers have existed that have systematically excluded Blacks and other minorities from participating fully in what has been labeled our “national pastime”. While never codified in […]

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Creating Opportunities
on January 1, 2013 at 8:22 am / in MLB, SPORTS

Creating Opportunities

Creating Opportunities By:  Charles Barbee Every year at this time the beginning of Major League Baseball Spring Training Camps and there are hundreds of thousands of baseball players competing for roster spots in professional baseball at all levels. Also, the same thing happened eight months prior to that for high school players trying to attain a spot on a collegiate […]

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on January 1, 2013 at 8:19 am / in SPORTS

Elevated Service: The Hudson Family Foundation

The Hudson Family Foundation By: Jamal Cummins This month’s theme for our magazine is ‘Elevated Service’ and I thought of the many sports athletes that  currently serve  in their respective communities and have been recognized for their contribution. One of the athletes that came to my mind was Tim Hudson of the Atlanta Braves.  I remembered a few years ago […]

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NFL Playoff schedule 2013
on January 1, 2013 at 8:17 am / in NFL, SPORTS

NFL Playoff schedule 2013

Wild Card Round SAT, JAN 5 TIME (ET) TV Cincinnati at Houston 4:30 PM NBC Minnesota at Green Bay 8:00 PM NBC SUN, JAN 6 TIME (ET) TV Indianapolis at Baltimore 1:00 PM CBS Seattle at Washington 4:30 PM FOX   Jan. 12-13, 2013: Divisional round games     Jan. 19, 2013: East-West Shrine Game, Orlando, Fla.     Jan. 19, 2013: NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Carson, Calif.     Jan. 20, […]

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