By Mark F. Gray Only the ultimate control freak that is Tiger Woods would be arrogant enough to stage a face saving State Of My Recovery address at the PGA Tour headquarters. Like the President following the State of the Union he won’t take any questions as his agent Mark Steinberg has stated “this is […]

By Mark F. Gray For the last three years the Washington Wizards have been holding onto the hope that once their “Big Three” was back together they would again become one of the elite teams in the NBA. They made financial investments in Gilbert Arenas and Antwan Jamison in hopes of making a championship run […]

By Mark F. Gray After two weeks of hype Miami is now officially Payton Place. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning may be the first son of New Orleans but after leading the Saints to their first Super Bowl Sean Payton is now the Baron of the Bayou. Super Bowl XLVI has the potential to be […]

By Mark F. Gray As fate would have it the day before national signing day for high school football players was media day for Super Bowl XLVI. It has become lucrative business for draft services to project how good 17 year old athletes will be by the time they reach 21. At best those recruiting […]

(Atlanta, GA) – Eight players, two coaches and one contributor were announced as the Inaugural Class of Inductees for the Black College Football Hall Of Fame. Established in 2009 by football pioneer quarterbacks Pro Bowl MVP James “Shack” Harris and Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, the Hall of Fame is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and […]

The Black Sports Legends Foundation will launch its historic National Collegiate Film Festival Tour at Morgan State University at the beautiful new student center located at 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland, from February 6-7, 2010. The festival will pay special tribute and examine the lives of numerous national and local black sports legends […]

By Mark F. Gray In one of my recent on air conversations with former Georgetown guard and current broadcaster Mark Tillmon – during The SportsGroove Radio Show (M-F 7-10 ET – we talked about how good this year’s addition of the young pups could be. “If they can ever put two halves together and […]

Mark F. Gray Now that NBA Commissioner David Stern has taken the unprecedented step of suspending Gilbert Arenas and Javarris Crittenton for the rest of the season its time for this sordid disaster to come to an end. Since it appears obvious that the franchise is looking to take a wrecking ball to the roster […]

When the Baltimore Orioles signed Miguel Tejada again Tuesday it sent the wrong message to fans of the Orange and Black. Its one thing to bring home a heroic figure to finish his career. But to bring back a steroid abuser who couldn’t get the team out of the cellar in the American League east […]

By Mark F. Gray After Wizards guard Javarris Crittenton was sentenced for his misdemeanor gun possession charge, the organization was quick to distance itself from the third year player and have chosen not to pick up the option on his contract. The team issued a statement saying how they were disgusted with his behavior and […]