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The College Choice

Drew Sharp

Drew Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press in 1983 and served as the paper’s beat writer during the Pistons’ first two NBA championship seasons in 1989 and 1990. He also covered Michigan State University sports for eight years before becoming a columnist in 1999. Sharp is the only columnist in Detroit to have grown up in the city, giving him a unique first-person point of reference to the significant sports and political events in the city over the past five decades. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Bing : A Life of Challenge

Human Kinetics, 2013

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...Syracuse has discussed honoring its first accomplished basketball star in marble. The plan presented by prominent alumni involves raising enough in contributions to commission the erection of a statue of Dave Bing at the front doorstep...

The Start in DC

Drew Sharp

Drew Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press in 1983 and served as the paper’s beat writer during the Pistons’ first two NBA championship seasons in 1989 and 1990. He also covered Michigan State University sports for eight years before becoming a columnist in 1999. Sharp is the only columnist in Detroit to have grown up in the city, giving him a unique first-person point of reference to the significant sports and political events in the city over the past five decades. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Bing : A Life of Challenge

Human Kinetics, 2013

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...David Bing was born on November 24, 1943, in Washington, DC. He was the second of Hasker and Juanita Bing’s four children. Bing’s origins were no different than those of other star athletes of his era. He grew up fiscally poor, but family...

The Anomaly

Drew Sharp

Drew Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press in 1983 and served as the paper’s beat writer during the Pistons’ first two NBA championship seasons in 1989 and 1990. He also covered Michigan State University sports for eight years before becoming a columnist in 1999. Sharp is the only columnist in Detroit to have grown up in the city, giving him a unique first-person point of reference to the significant sports and political events in the city over the past five decades. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Bing : A Life of Challenge

Human Kinetics, 2013

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...The man didn’t mince his words. “He’s so far fucking overmatched in this job that it’s not even funny,” said the high ranking Detroit government official. “Tell me what he’s done in 2.5 years? Tell me. You can’t think of anything, can you...

Basketball Score

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...The commissioner of the NBA does not, to anyone’s knowledge, subscribe to Vibe magazine or keep his car radio locked on the local hip-hop station or spend his afternoons watching music videos on BET and MTV. Therefore, David Stern in 2000...

Generational–Cultural Differences

Shaun Powell

Shaun Powell is a sports columnist for Newsday, a New York-based newspaper renowned for its local, national, and international coverage. He has worked at the newspaper since September 1993. Powell is a distinguished writer and has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, the New York Associated Press, the New York Deadline Club, the Basketball Writers Association, the United States Tennis Writers Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Souled Out? : How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Most people admire him professionally and like him personally. Those who know him best speak highly of him. Twenty-plus years of honorable service to the National Basketball Association as a player and coach will do that for a man...

The Other Eye

Drew Sharp

Drew Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press in 1983 and served as the paper’s beat writer during the Pistons’ first two NBA championship seasons in 1989 and 1990. He also covered Michigan State University sports for eight years before becoming a columnist in 1999. Sharp is the only columnist in Detroit to have grown up in the city, giving him a unique first-person point of reference to the significant sports and political events in the city over the past five decades. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Bing : A Life of Challenge

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook

...There was actually much anticipation approaching the start of the Pistons’ 1971-72 campaign. The pieces were gradually starting to fit into place. The Pistons had drafted an athletic young forward earlier that summer in Curtis Rowe...