Author Archives: Grace Boateng

It’s Bigger Than Football and Almost Doesn’t Count.

On August 14, 2016, Colin Kaepernick quietly sat behind his teammates on the bench while the National Anthem played. He remained on the bench, alone, during the anthem at the following game on August 20, 2016. On August 26, 2016 Kaepernick was spotted sit ...

Sloane Stephens Crowned U.S. Open Champion.

Twenty-four year old Sloane Stephens serves (no pun intended) as a reminder that it’s not about where you start, it’s where you finish. Stephens overcame injuries and a 934th ranking (6 weeks ago) to win her first career Grand Slam title as the 2017 U ...

Tilman J. Fertitta to Acquire NBA Houston Rockets.

The Houston Rockets today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for the purchase of the NBA franchise by Houston businessman Tilman J. Fertitta, sole owner of the Landry’s restaurant empire and Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels. The trans ...

JJ Watt is the $20 Million Dollar + Man.

As of 3:00pm Tuesday September 5, 2017 JJ Watt, defensive end for the Houston Texans, has raised $20,169,963 by way of 184,827 donors. $20 million is an incredible jump from his initial fundraising $200,000 goal and a testament to the generosity of people ...

Rockets Sign Demetrius Jackson to Two-Way Contract.

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced that the team has signed free agent guard Demetrius Jackson to a two-way contract. NBA rosters have expanded from 15 to 17 players with the additional spots available for players under two-way contract ...