Tag Archives: Sourcing From Sports

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND HIS IMPACT ON SPORTS

Martin Luther King Jr. understood sports to be an important bridge to change. His public friendship with Jackie Robinson, more private relationship with Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay at the time) and support of the Olympic Project For Human Rights in 1967 tied King to three critical voices in sports history. The man never needed to step onto a field of

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HOW YOU LOSE IS DIRECTLY TIED TO HOW YOU WIN

One of the cruelest moments in sports happens when the loser is interviewed, on camera, directly after letting the opportunity slip away. I’ve seen many athletes fall victim to pride and humiliation in that moment. It happened most recently to Serena Williams after her shocking defeat to unseeded Roberta Vinci. While it shouldn’t be lost in the conversation that Vinci

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Right Hand to the Champ: A $15 Million Deal Gone Wrong Pt 3 of 3

My final installment of Right Hand to the Champ looks at how Tasha Robinson-White rose to become a prominent member of Floyd Mayweather’s inner circle. She’s also very candid about how toxic and complicated their working relationship was. It was an experience that weaved her into the fabric of one of the most controversial and successful figures in sports history. When

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Right Hand to the Champ: Part 2 Work Spouse

Tasha Robinson-White was born in Saginaw, and raised in East Lansing Michigan. She benefited from a rock-solid support system in that she was never intimidated to change, or try something different. Working for Floyd Mayweather tested everything she was raised to know was right and decent. Tasha Robinson-White had already spent ten years of her professional life working with super

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