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What’s up Global Grind!   There is one saying that we like to live by in football. “There is no “i” in team”.   I am so proud of what we accomplished this year as a team and all the obstacles we overcame. Thank you to all the supportive fans for cheering us on and helping to […]

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What’s up Global Grind!   There is one saying that we like to live by in football. “There is no “i” in team”.   I am so proud of what we accomplished this year as a team and all the obstacles we overcame. Thank you to all the supportive fans for cheering us on and helping to […]

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I recently had the chance to sit down and chop it up with a long time friend of mine, Baron Davis, of the Los Angeles Clippers.  Baron and I went to UCLA together back in the 90’s and I always had a tremendous amount of respect for the committment he has towards his community.  I […]

I recently had the chance to sit down and chop it up with a long time friend of mine, Baron Davis, of the Los Angeles Clippers.  Baron and I went to UCLA together back in the 90’s and I always had a tremendous amount of respect for the committment he has towards his community.  I […]

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  I mentor several young men in my life right now, including R&B crooner Marcus Cooper better known as Pleasure P. I was very influential in jump starting Marcus’s solo career, and some of you may remember him as the lead singer in R&B music group “Pretty Ricky.” Marcus aka Pleasure P is currently 25, […]

  I mentor several young men in my life right now, including R&B crooner Marcus Cooper better known as Pleasure P. I was very influential in jump starting Marcus’s solo career, and some of you may remember him as the lead singer in R&B music group “Pretty Ricky.” Marcus aka Pleasure P is currently 25, […]

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I remember the first time I met Jinx The Juvy.  He was a young kid with a record deal at Def Jam, he had a lot of promise as a rapper but very little as a human being.  He was a kid (not unlike many I know) who grew up with a tough attitude in […]

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Greetings, Global Grind friends, My life is sweet today. But it wasn’t always so. I’ve had to work hard to get to a place of peace. If you’ve read any of my books or followed my editorials during my decades as editor-in-chief of Essence, you know that I had plenty drama and lots of healing […]

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I started tha SYFL 5 years ago and its a part of my heart in everything I do. When its football season – you can’t catch me anywhere else but on tha football field. This year has been a lil difficult because I have been pushin and promotin ‘Malice N Wonderland’ nonstop – whether its […]