EA Sports brought big news recently that had football fans rejoicing. They have announced that Madden 18 will be adding a cinematic story mode to the long-running franchise. In this new game mode, entitled Longshot, you control the character of Devin Wade and his attempt to make an NFL roster after being a high-school and collegiate star. Fans will follow Wade on a path from … Continue reading New Story Mode Coming to Madden 18
Today is the birthday of NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. In honor of this day I wanted to take some time to talk about what his career meant to me personally. As a little kid growing in Orange Mound, one of the worst neighborhoods in the city of Memphis, I had no positive influences growing up. I looked to sports to somewhat fill that … Continue reading A Thank You to My Favorite Athlete
Conway releases “Humble” remix Buffalo native Conway made waves this week when he released a freestyle over Kendrick Lamar’s Humble. The title of his version Not Humble perfectly fits aggressive, hard-hitting style. The potential XXL freshman uses Kendrick’s flow and adds a grimy, New York twist to Mike Will-Made It’s instrumental. Back in March, Conway and his fellow Buffalo native Westside Gunn signed a deal … Continue reading David Banner, Vince Staples, Gunplay, and Conway in this Week in Hip-Hop.
As the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class was announced, there was yet another glaring omission, former San Francisco Giants standout Barry Bonds. This is Bonds fifth year of eligibility for the hall. Major League Baseball has always been considered a “gentleman’s game.” That has been the reason Bonds has gotten passed over each year. He was known to be callous with the media during … Continue reading Why Barry Bonds Belongs in the Hall of Fame
In NFL circles many coaches and players believe Jerry Rice is the greatest wide receiver in league history. However, his career pales in comparison to former Minnesota Vikings standout Randy Moss. Besides route running, Moss was superior to Rice in every other facet of playing receiver. Nobody had his combination of size, speed, hands, and leaping ability. Standing at six-foot-four and weighing about 205 pounds, … Continue reading Why Randy Moss is the Greatest Receiver in NFL History
Myth #1-“He had no competition.” Every time I hear this statement, I shake my head. Every time someone describes Chamberlain’s era, they usually say something along the lines of, “He played against a bunch of skinny and short white guys. That’s the only reason he was any good.” Well let us look at the “skinny unathletic white guys” Chamberlain faced. Bill Russell– This “skinny … Continue reading Debunking Myths about Wilt Chamberlain’s Era Pt 1.
During the 90s, the south was the dreaded third wheel of hip-hop music. It was all about the east and west coast. Acts like UGK, Three Six Mafia, and the Geto Boys were not always welcomed with open arms, especially by the majority of the east coast scene. Even the award winning group Outkast was once booed during the 1995 Source Awards. But even during … Continue reading The Bond between Southern and West-Coast Hip-Hop