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Jay-Z is not the first regarding talks of African American ownership in the NFL

August 18, 2019

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Jay-Z is not the first regarding talks of African American ownership in the NFL There is a lot of discussion taking place regarding Shawn C. Carter’s (Jay-Z) Roc Nation and the NFL’s announced partnership around social justice. The NFL partnership will make Jay-Z and his Roc Nation agency a co-producer of the Super Bowl halftime […]

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Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I

February 22, 2019

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Flashback: A brief look at when historically black universities in the MEAC and SWAC transitioned to NCAA Division I This is a brief look back at the history of when MEAC and SWAC universities transitioned to NCAA Division I as reported in the newspapers. First, a brief look at the NCAA and the histories of […]

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Construction update January 3, 2018: Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park

January 3, 2018

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Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park Future home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers NFL franchises. 70,000 seat open air stadium, expandable up to 100,000 seats 6,000-seat performing arts venue 780,000 square feet of office space 890,000 square feet of retail space 300 hotel rooms 2,500 modern residences […]

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XXIII Olympic Winter -2018 PyeongChang – Venues

November 21, 2017

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XXIII Olympic Winter -2018: PyeongChang Venues for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang February 9, 2018 – February 25, 2018 ___ Video: Construction ‘complete’ on PyeongChang 2018 facilities ___ Video: A tour around competition and non-competition venues of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics ___ Video: High Speed Rail opens in December 2017 Reaching sports destination for […]

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NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium revealed – Groundbreaking

November 14, 2017

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NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Revealed – Groundbreaking The Oakland Raiders broke ground November 13 on their new 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Plans are to have the stadium ready for the 2020 season. For now the team will continue playing in Oakland, California. The San Francisco Bay Area currently has […]

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Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL

September 30, 2017

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Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL The current debate on National Football League (NFL) players kneeling during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” has sparkled a large debate within the United States. The United States is a nation that prides itself […]

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028

September 13, 2017

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 The International Olympic Committee elected the city of Paris to host the games of the XXXIII OLYMPIAD 2024 and the city o Los Angeles the XXXIV OLYMPIAD 2028. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues

May 2, 2017

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues Paris is bidding to secure the right to host the 2024 Olympics against Los Angeles. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote in September 2017. It has been reported that Paris nor Los Angeles will bid again in 2028 if they are eliminated from […]

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Paris tells International Olympic Committee it wants 2024 Olympics or nothing

March 25, 2017

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Paris tells International Olympic Committee it wants 2024 Olympics or nothing By Ben Rumsby The Telegraph (UK) Paris told the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday it was “now or never” for its bid to host the 2024 Games, ruling out staging them four years later. The bid committee for the French capital threatened to block […]

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