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Jeff Capel, Darrell Walker Fuel The Growth Of Black Basketball Coaches


In the early 2000s, former Arizona State hoops coach Rob Evans -- who also broke ground at Ole Miss as the first African-American head basketball

Jason Kidd Firing Epitomizes Disrespect For Young Black NBA Coaches


When a coach gets fired, it usually has to do with wins and losses. For African-American coaches, those wins and losses better come quickly and in bunches. 

African-American coaches generally arent given the time to build a team, choose

Black NFL Coaches Survive Black Monday’s Carousel


The NFL coaching carousel is in full effect and in a bizarre twist of events it seems as if most African-American head coaches have survived the gauntlet. As Black Monday turned to Tuesday and the inevitable firing or retiring of

TSL Black History Month In Focus: Top 5 All-time Black NBA Coaches


This is part of The Shadow League's Black History Month In Focus series celebrating

The Vanishing of Black College Basketball Coaches At Power Schools


When the University of Connecticuts head basketball coach Kevin Ollie cut down the nets after winning last years National Championship, he joined a very select group. Since 1939, when college basketball began crowning its champion, only three ot

A National Championship Is The Last Hurdle For Black College Football Coaches


Most of today’s black coaches are youthful products of generations before them. Generations that had to grind at college football’s lower-tier programs in order to prove that black college coaches could succeed at elite, predominantly w

Black College Football Coaches Only Get One Shot


In many industries, investment banking for example, when an African-American is hired to a lofty, “running the show” position, it’s usually still, unfortunately, a rarity. Such is the case in FBS football, where there are only 1

Tampa Bay Lightning Start All Black Forward Line

  Three good friends found out about five minutes before puck drop that they would all be starting in the Lightning’s regular season finale against...

Maynor Caps Black Hall Of Fame Spot With SWAC Championship  

For nearly 30 years Connell Maynor has been making history one championship at a time. His career is Hall of Fame-worthy.