The Skanner News - Sports http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports Fri, 22 May 2015 16:40:58 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) 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
Mike Ditka, Charles Barkley and Cultural Awareness http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22248-mike-ditka-charles-barkley-and-cultural-awareness http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22248-mike-ditka-charles-barkley-and-cultural-awareness What I would like from Santa Claus this Christmas is a viable solution, which may include more social awareness, logic and sensitivity from the Mike Ditkas and Charles Barkleys of the world

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Sports Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:22:29 -0800
Mrs. Janay Rice Will Not Be Your Victim http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22236-mrs-janay-rice-will-not-be-your-victim http://www.theskanner.com/news/sports/22236-mrs-janay-rice-will-not-be-your-victim She admitted from the beginning that she and Ray had been very intoxicated on the evening of their quarrel in New Jersey, which led to both of them acting out

 

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Sports Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:49:23 -0800