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Entries by Dexter Rogers from 07/2010

The Real Face of American Tennis, Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon

| Posted 07.06.2010 | Sports

There must be happy times in the Williams' household. Serena defeated Vera Zvonareva of Russia 6-3, 6-2 to claim her 13th Grand Slam title and cement her status as the No. 1 ranked player in the world.

LeBron James: Should He Stay or Should He Go?

| Posted 07.06.2010 | Sports

Leaving Cleveland and playing with the likes of Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh would actually hurt James more than help him shape his legend.

LeBron James Dupes Cleveland for the Allure of South Beach

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Sports

As a citizen I could give a rip about what James does. It's not like any of us are benefiting monetarily or otherwise from where he plays. But as a journalist and sports fan I have a huge issue with how James duped the city of Cleveland.

George Steinbrenner Dies of Massive Heart Attack: He Never Stopped "Trying"

| Posted 07.14.2010 | Sports

George Steinbrenner suggested years ago that if he died he wanted the following put on his on his tombstone, "He never stopped trying." Sadly, he'll get his wish.

Tea Party Members Erect Racist Sign Linking President Obama to Adolf Hitler.....

| Posted 07.14.2010 | Politics

Linking President Obama to likes of Hitler is totally off base. Slice the pie as you wish but a segment of this country refuses to embrace an African-American as President of the United States.

Why Is Terrell Owens Being Black-Balled by the NFL and the Media?

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Sports

Let me start off by saying I'm not the biggest Terrell Owens fan in the world. But as sports fans and even journalists, we rarely get to see the "true" person.

The Economy Stinks and the American People are Furious: Is President Obama to Blame?

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Politics

When the interest of big business is on the line, the government steps in and swiftly bails them out. Why isn't the government bailing out the millions of Americans who need it?

Nick Saban: Who Are the Real "Pimps" in Collegiate Athletics?

| Posted 07.22.2010 | Sports

The overall system of collegiate athletics is faulty and hypocritical. It's a system that favors every rung of the athletic equation except for the most central cog: the athlete.

Will President Obama Have Another "Beer Summit" After the Shirley Sherrod Fiasco?

| Posted 07.26.2010 | Politics

At the end of the day, those at the top will not give up what they've accumulated via oppression without being forced to do so.

Is Senate Bill 1070 a Racist Piece of Legislation? Should Athletes and Politicians Take a Stand?

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Sports

Let's get right to the point. The Arizona immigration law is a racist piece of legislation. Senate Bill 1070 is a legal measure that's a reflection of the often blatant racism that's historically existed in this country.

Michael Vick Averts Suspension From Commissioner Goodell

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Sports

Michael Vick needs to play well and monitor what he does on and off the field. Vick should now understand more than ever that there are some in the media and otherwise who want to see him fail.