Top 10 Athletes Turned Actors


Published on April 18th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Many have tried but only a handful of professional athletes have been able to make the crossover into a successful acting career. This list showcases ten of the numerous athletes who have tried their hand at making the crossover to acting. As you will see, some were more successful than others. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 NBA Player Nicknames


Published on April 7th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Due to the fact that every player in the NBA has at least one nickname, I decided to put together a Top 10 Black NBA Player Nicknames list. This list is based on originality, creativity and connectivity. Connectivity is when a player is so connected or associated with his nickname that we forget his real name.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Tattooed NBA Players


Published on March 24th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

Ten years ago, Dennis Rodman was the first player in the NBA to visibly display numerous tattoos over the majority of his body. At that time, many people thought of him as strange, weird, and/or a freak. Today, over 70% of the players in the NBA have tattoos. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Shortest NBA Players


Published on February 24th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

With the average height in the NBA being 6’7’’, it’s amazing how anyone 6 feet or under, could even dream of making an NBA team, much less have a successful career.  Well the following is a list of 10 basketball players who achieved success in the NBA. Despite being well under 6 feet, these players proved that with determination, desire and talent, they could overcome obstacles and live their dreams. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Female Athletes


Published on February 11th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

In the world of sports, African American women have overcome insurmountable odds to achieve success, fame and fortune. By displaying perseverance, determination and unsurpassed athleticism, they have been able to break through barriers and achieve their goals & dreams. VIEW THIS LIST…

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Top 10 Heavyweight Boxers


Published on February 9th 2010 by Leon Shepherd

The heavyweight division has always been the glory division in boxing. And if you’re like me, you miss the great heavyweight fights of the past. Well, since it’s been a while since we have had a heavyweight boxer to bring the excitement and  talent of the great boxing champions of yesteryear, I’ve decided to reminisce and list the top ten greatest heavyweight boxers to lace on a pair of gloves.  VIEW THIS LIST…

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