The Skanner News - Sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:30:45 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) True Love? Portland Trailblazers 5-year $120M Deal With Damien Lillard http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22914-true-love-portland-trailblazers-5-year-120m-deal-with-damien-lillard http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22914-true-love-portland-trailblazers-5-year-120m-deal-with-damien-lillard An AP source reveals the Dynamic Oakland-raised point guard inks a deal worth millions   

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Sports Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:53:55 -0700
The Transformation of Steph Curry http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22797-the-transformation-of-steph-curry http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22797-the-transformation-of-steph-curry Omar Tyree charts the evolution of Steph Curry's basketball career   

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Sports Mon, 01 Jun 2015 21:55:24 -0700
The Black Athlete: 'No Viet Cong ever Called Me N----' http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22687-the-black-athlete-no-viet-cong-ever-called-me-n http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22687-the-black-athlete-no-viet-cong-ever-called-me-n 'With a bonanza weekend of American sports that includes the NFL Draft and The NBA Playoffs, all I could think about is downtown Baltimore burning down'   

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Sports Mon, 04 May 2015 18:19:50 -0700
Super Saturday: Is this the Biggest Sports Day Ever? http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22675-super-saturday-is-this-the-biggest-sports-day-ever http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22675-super-saturday-is-this-the-biggest-sports-day-ever Mayweather-Pacquiao tops unbelievable Saturday sports lineup   

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Sports Sat, 02 May 2015 13:18:41 -0700
Down Goes Kentucky! http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22542-down-goes-kentucky http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22542-down-goes-kentucky Omar Tyree roots for the underdogs, miracles and cinderella stories in this NCAA themed The Black Athlete column   

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Sports Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:40:50 -0700
E. Washington Loses 84-74 to Georgetown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22510-e-washington-loses-84-74-to-georgetown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22510-e-washington-loses-84-74-to-georgetown The Hoyas went ahead by 23 early in the second half and held off Eastern Washington's late rally   

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Sports Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:34:33 -0700
Eagles Confident They Can Upset Georgetown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22507-eagles-confident-they-can-upset-georgetown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22507-eagles-confident-they-can-upset-georgetown Eastern Washington, seeded 13th in the South Region, will try to be the next overachieving underdog to down Georgetown when they face the fourth-seeded Hoyas in Portland

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Sports Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:29:55 -0700
Refs Cheer New High-Def Replay for NCAA Tournaments http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22498-refs-cheer-new-high-def-replay-system-for-ncaa-tournaments http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22498-refs-cheer-new-high-def-replay-system-for-ncaa-tournaments The NCAA is going high-def for video reviews during March Madness. View the NCAA bracket.

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Sports Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:23:18 -0700
Kentucky Basketball Legacy: The Black Athlete http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22493-kentucky-basketball-legacy-the-black-athlete http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22493-kentucky-basketball-legacy-the-black-athlete 1966 an all Black team in an NCAA Championship Finals was brand new to millions of American spectators   

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Sports Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:02:05 -0700
The Black Athlete: Show Support to High School Sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22474-the-black-athlete-show-support-to-high-school-sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22474-the-black-athlete-show-support-to-high-school-sports "Why not be inspired by sports during your free time? It’s an addiction of supporting others."

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Sports Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:08:21 -0700
Dreaming Of Being An All-Star http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22412-dreaming-of-being-an-all-star http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22412-dreaming-of-being-an-all-star  

The NBA's mid-February weekend of celebration is literally what legends are made of   

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Sports Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:10:32 -0800
Businesses Stay Clear of Using Super Bowl Name http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22347-businesses-stay-clear-of-using-super-bowl-name http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22347-businesses-stay-clear-of-using-super-bowl-name Radio hosts are tripping over their tongues and signs are carefully worded to not referring to it as the Super Bowl, a trademarked name   

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Sports Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:48:08 -0800
Celebrating Women in Sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22308-celebrating-women-in-sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22308-celebrating-women-in-sports From women sportscasters, to the high school girls basketball games of his youth, Omar Tyree celebrates women involved in sports in every way   

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arashi@theskanner.com (Omar Tyree, The Black Athlete ) Sports Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:48:15 -0800
The Ducks Fall in What May Be Mariota's Last Game http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22301-the-ducks-fall-in-what-may-be-mariota-s-last-game http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22301-the-ducks-fall-in-what-may-be-mariota-s-last-game The Buckeyes overpowered the Ducks for a 42-20 victory in the first College Football Playoff championship

 

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Sports Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:23:53 -0800
College Playoff Championship Quarterback Will be Brown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22263-college-playoff-championship-quarterback-will-be-brown http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22263-college-playoff-championship-quarterback-will-be-brown ‘I’m old enough to remember when African-American quarterbacks were still not considered smart enough to lead their teams to championships’  

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Sports Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:27:46 -0800