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BALL IS LIFE

By Richard Ray:   Anyone who has ever played the game of basketball has had some form of Hoop Dreams… Hoop Delusions is probably a more accurate description of the assessment to their respective basketball skill levels… I am easily one of those that have had one of these dreams/delusions. Basketball was an essential part […]

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QUALITY OVER QUANTITY

By Richard Ray:   With the very notable exception of cash, quality almost always rules over quantity. We increasingly live in a world where people measure self worth by the number of Facebook Friends, Instagram and Twitter Followers as well as Snapchat views they have accumulated. If you are using the Internet as a business […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 19:  Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals  reacts against the Michigan Wolverines in the second half during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 19, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

A NON-HYSTERICAL LOOK AT THE NCAA INDICTMENTS

By Richard Ray:   I know that it easy to pontificate on subjects behind a keypad with little threat of repercussions, but from all initial accounts, the US Attorney’s indictments on four college basketball assistant coaches has little substance behind the threats that already have the college sports world shook including the anticipated firing of […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25:  Cardi B attends the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

CARDI B

By Richard Ray:   Divisiveness is not limited to politics and the Trump administration. Less serious, but not necessarily less hotly debated is people’s opinions on female rappers. First off, congratulations to Cardi B. Her single “Bodak Yellow” is the first time since Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” in 1998 that a solo female […]