Team Side Spin: They take a look at things off the field. Entertainment, nightlife, fashion and movies. What should fans be doing when not watching sports, where to do it and what to wear. Side Spin, much more than a box score.

CeCe Telfer: A Profile in Courage

January 20, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves Authentic, unique, and extraordinary: that is how to describe CeCe Telfer adequately.  Not only a superb track and field stand out at Franklin Pierce University, but it also epitomizes the essence of […]

Klette Keller: Olympic Hypocrite

January 20, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves Out of the many faces in the crowd of rioting band of white supremacist domestic terrorists that stood out was that of an Olympic medalist.  His name is Klette Keller. An accomplished […]

Kurtis Gabriel: Hockey and Social Justice Hero

January 16, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves Kurtis Gabriel is an enforcer.  He brings the physicality and toughness that makes hockey so popular to those old and young who relish the games’ essence.  (Courtesy: OutSports) An aggressiveness that OGs […]

Athlete Activism Epitomizes the Best in Us

January 12, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves James Baldwin once described how much he loved America. So much so that he could critique her perpetually.  In other words, the most American action one can take is to challenge the […]

James Wade: Sprinting For Equality

January 4, 2021 0

By: Zach Draves When it comes to prioritization, Chicago Sky Coach James Wade is coaching with focus. (Courtesy: The Athletic) Throughout this pandemic, he did what every coach should: prioritize the safety and well-being of […]

Chelsea Wolfe: Riding to Tokyo On Her Terms

December 20, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves Intense racing, extraordinary freestyle skills, and jaw-dropping stunts gave BMX its name for the last thirty years.  BMX dedicates itself to improvisation and innovation using zero gravity.  That free-spiritedness drew Chelsea Wolfe […]

Public Enemy Can Still Bring the Noise

October 15, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves They fought the power. They welcomed us to the terrordome. Now they are delivering the state of the union. Hip Hop’s most seminal political group Public Enemy is back with their new […]

LeBron Wins While Woke

October 15, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves The right wingers are shaking in their boots right now because LeBron has come through in the clutch once again. He represents to them everything they despise. LeBron is an outspoken and […]

Yusef Hawkins: Storm over Brooklyn

October 8, 2020 0

By Zach Draves 1989 in New York City was a time of turmoil and tension. Violence ruled, and economic injustice devastated. Crack cocaine destroyed black and brown communities, while the war on drugs expanded the […]

Naomi Osaka: Unapologetically Black

October 8, 2020 0

By: Zach Draves She is a legend in her own time. Her style, poise, and dynamism have already placed her in history. There is no doubt she is continuing the legacy of Althea, Zina, Venus, […]

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