Tag: jemele hill

Following Maria Taylor’s Departure, Veteran Journalist LZ Anderson Announces Exodus From ESPN After 17 Years

Veteran Journalist LZ Anderson Announces Departure From ESPN After 17 Years Advertisement Throughout his time at ESPN, the 2009 winner of GLAAD’s Media Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article served as both a writer and editor at ESPN The Magazine as well as digital properties within the company. He also co-hosted SportsNation, lent his analysis […]

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Simone Biles ‘Is the Sport’ of Gymnastics and Is Breaking Boundaries—Which Places a ‘Target’ on Her Back

Simone Biles competes on the vault during the Women’s competition of the 2021.Photo: Carmen Mandato (Getty Images) Simone vs. Herself is not just a new show on Facebook Watch—it’s a declaration of fact. Simone Biles, the elite gymnast who is constantly breaking boundaries such as becoming the first woman to ever land a Yurchenko Double […]

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In Honor of Black Music Month, Cari Champion Treats Us to A Life in Tracks

Photo: Chris Pizzello (AP) I believe the phrase is “music soothes the savage beast,” but music also plays an integral role in amplifying our life experiences and shifting our moods. In related news, it also helped keep millions of Black people sane during Donald Trump’s four-year kleptocratic reign. Advertisement I personally can’t imagine my life […]

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Calm App Rides for Naomi Osaka, Offers to Pay Fines for Players Declining Media Interviews: ‘Mental Health Is Health’

Photo: Cameron Spencer (Getty Images) Not all heroes wear capes, but they may develop apps. In light of the ongoing Naomi Osaka saga, in which the four-time Grand Slam champ withdrew from the French Open after she was fined for declining to participate in media interviews, much has been said about mental health and how […]

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Jemele Hill Accidentally Got Involved in the Kwame Brown Saga and Valuable Lessons Were Learned

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) By now, you’re all aware of the internet smoke wars revolving around former NBA player Kwame Brown, but here’s a quick recap anyway. Advertisement Cash shit got talked about Brown and his less than illustrious pro-basketball career on a recent episode of Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson’s podcast, All of […]

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