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Mikey WIlliams to a HBCU: Why it’s Possible and Will Change the Game

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a result of the murder George Floyd by the Minneapolis PD, basketball players from all levels have been using their platform to stand up against racism. One of these players is Mikey Williams, one of the best and most famous high school basketball players in the country. On his twitter Williams stated that “going to an HBCU wouldn’t be too bad.” For those who don’t know, an HBCU is a Historical Black College and University. The appeal of going to a HBCU for Williams is that all the revenue from his name would go...

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How the Delayed NBA Draft will Impact College Hoops

Reading Time: 2 minutesRecently, the NBA announced they are delaying the NBA Draft Combine along with the NBA Draft Lottery. While this was expected, it will have a very large effect on college hoops. With the postponing of these events, the NCAA has extended the deadline for early entrants to remove their name from the draft from the original date of June 3rd. This is a very critical deadline for bubble teams and mid-majors looking to make the big dance next season. The lack of ability to work out in front of teams will change the mind of many...

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Interview with Future LMU SG Traveon Davis

Reading Time: 2 minutesEarlier this week, I got a chance to interview Clarendon Hall SG Traveon Davis. He is a 6’ 4’’ shooting guard that weighs in at 235 pounds. His size and incredible athleticism, comparable to a guard version of Zion Williamson, made him a human highlight reel in his senior season. His alley oops and tomahawk slams as well as his ability to knock shots down from behind the arc helped him lead Clarendon Hall to another 1A South Carolina State Championship. On the season, he averaged 19.1 PPG, 2.0 APG, and 5.3 RPG, which helped him...

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The Best Athletes Turned Politicians

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe United States of America has two long standing constants. One being our political system — though often criticized, our republic has fared quite well compared to other nations — and the other being our sports. Legend has it that the first jersey swap happened between Aaron Burr and founding father Alexander Hamilton before their infamous duel, which resulted in the death of the New York lawyer and outspoken federalist.  But, while these events and people are mutually exclusive, what happens when an athlete joins the realm of politics? The list of athletes who have dabbled...

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