This being Black History Month, I would like to ask people to celebrate the similarities and not focus on the differences between people of color and not of color.
Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics.
Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.
I believe that today's players who are Christians feel that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
Players today are concerned about the money, but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best.
I was not a very good football player when I started out.
We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?
I feel like there should be more black head coaches.
And historically the owners have used loyalty to a team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.
Professional sports is a business.
Distance running to a professional athlete in my day was five laps around the field. And you stopped each lap to take your pulse.
If a player demonstrated that he is the best, and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him, as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere.
When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive.
Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.
I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.
I enjoy playing the game. It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting.
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