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Tynes covers the intersection of race, politics, and sports. His essay-writing has been honored in the ‘Best American Sports Writing’ anthology.

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What Do Black Coaches Have to Do to Get a Top Job in the NFL?

During the Super Bowl, the NFL once again paraded messages of unity and its commitment to combat racism. The league’s treatment of its Black coaches tells a different story.

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The Gospel of John Chaney

The Hall of Fame coach, who turned Temple University into a college basketball power and presided over his kingdom in North Philadelphia for decades, died on Friday at the age of 89

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Dawn Staley and South Carolina Have Met the Moment

The Gamecocks’ coach discusses how her team has handled COVID-19, counseling her players on their decision to protest before games, and why she has so much trouble getting over a loss

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“The Game Within the Game”

A new NFL hiring cycle is underway, but the same problems persist for the league’s Black coaches trying to advance in an industry designed to obstruct their upward mobility

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The Great NBA Awakening

NBA players realized the power of protest with last week’s strike. We’ve reached a new point in player activism. Where does it go from here?

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Why NBA Players Staged Their Strike

Plus, Tyler Tynes joins Jason to give context for how the strike happened, and what needs to happen now

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Luka Is Unreal, Fixing the Sixers, and “Kobe Day”

Plus, Tyler R. Tynes talks about the 76ers getting swept and how to fix this absolute mess of a team

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Cam Newton’s Second Act

The former NFL MVP has proved he can bounce back time and again in his career. Can he do so with the Patriots?

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‘The Cam Chronicles’: How Cam Newton Forged a Path Back to Big-Time College Football at Blinn College

Few other athletes have risen and fallen like Newton—from big-time SEC football, to JUCO ball in Brenham, Texas, to NFL MVP. Tyler Tynes tells the story of one of football’s best quarterback talents in a six-episode narrative podcast series.

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The Details of the Cam Newton Deal, and Why This Makes So Much Sense

Plus, they discuss Cam’s fantasy outlook and how he changes the Patriots offense