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Brittany Young: Suffering Before Reaping Abundantly

First Recorded on February 12, 2011 by Jason Crowder First aired on Fellowship of A Christian Athlete (FCA) Radio #StillFriendsWiththeSuper6 #StillFriendsWithCandace #StillIntheSameCareerField #StillGettingFedAtFaithChapel #StillHonoringGod

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Replacing Hurts: Was It Really the Right Decision?

Photo credit: nytimes.com So you watched the College Football Playoff National Championship game about a week ago; the Alabama Crimson Tide trailed 13-0 at the half. The Tide’s offense was sub par, gaining only 94 yards off 24 plays against the Georgia Bulldog defense. Alabama’s defense wasn’t impressive either, giving up 13 first half points; […]

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Thomas’ Tribe Completes a Trifecta in Coaches Vs. Coaches Event

It was that time of year again when some of Alabama’s finest high school basketball coaches came together before official practices began primarily to raise funds for Midfield High School’s boys basketball program, but also to prove they can still ball… Lonzo. For the sake of this article, I’m going to refer to the guest […]

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D.Horton: “I Want to be Revered as the Shakespeare of Hip Hop” Part 2

Photo Credit: Hank Washington; Instagram: iam_hank   ADVISORY: This audio contains explicit language   Music Credits: “Soul Food” – D.Horton; produced by KTGotBeats; The Sessions 2 “Doin’ Something Right” – D.Horton; produced by KTGotBeats; The Sessions 2 “The Friendly City” – D. Horton; produced by KTGotBeats and New1Message; The Sessions 2 “Black Butterfly” – D.Horton; […]

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D.Horton: “I Want to be Revered as the Shakespeare of Hip Hop” Part 1

Photo Credits: Rey Leubh; Instagram: rey_leubh   ADVISORY: This audio contains explicit language   Music Credits: “Still in the House” – D. Horton; produced by KTGotBeats; The Sessions 2 “Hughes Road” – D.Horton; produced by KTGotBeats; The Sessions 3P: Pt. 3 “Homecoming” – D. Horton; produced by Professor X; Brilliant Minds “Yeah 2x” – D.Horton; produced by […]

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Nico Collins: The Man Behind the Helmet

    Photo Credits: Don and Nico Collins Interview Credits: Don and Nico Collins; Robert Nelson Jr.; Kevin Brown (Xtreme Fitness & Performance – 1305 2nd Ave N., Suite 106 Birmingham, Ala. 35203) Music Credits: Logic – Everybody; Drake – Sacrifices; Nas – The World Is Yours; Biggie – The Sky is the Limit Sources: […]

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Unsung Heroes Part I: Roderick Jackson V. Birmingham Board of Education

Photo Credit: espn.com Doing the right thing isn’t always easy, because standing up for what one believes is the right thing to do often times leads to consequences and backlash. In “History Repeats Itself: The Protest that Began Over Four Decades Ago,” John Carlos, National Track and Field Hall of Famer and Olympic medalist, discusses […]

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The Lost Art of the Game: From a Player to a Critic’s Perspective

  Now that University of Connecticut head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has given his perspective of the game, allow me to add my two cents… In his recent song “False Prophets,” rapper J.Cole makes a statement “always worried about the critics who aint never freaking did it, I write what’s in my heart, don’t […]

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Jen Welter: Women, Publicity and Leverage

Photocredit: fansfavoritefan.com In the summer of 2015, Jen Welter took the sports world  by storm becoming the first woman coach in NFL history. Welter was hired by the Arizona Cardinals as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason to work with inside linebackers. But once her month-long internship with the Cardinals concluded, […]

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Burkett Leads Visiting Team to Back-to-Back “Coaches vs. Coaches” Victories

Hoover’s Charles Burkett picked up where he left off from last year’s “Coaches vs. Coaches” basketball game leading his visiting team to a 70-66 victory. In the first ever “Coaches Got Game Too” matchup in 2015, Burkett finished with 17 points and the only dunk of the game that was the cherry on top of […]

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