On Season 5 Episode 23 of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shines his HBCU spotlight on Florida A&M University offensive tackle Calvin Ashley for declaring his for the 2021 NFL Draft, Norfolk State University standout basketball player Jermaine Bishop signs a pro deal with a Germany pro league basketball team, Florida A&M University women's basketball player Shalaunda Burney-Robinson also signs a professional basketball deal to play in the Chez Republic. In HBCU news, North Carolina A&T State University's football team is searching for a way to play football in 2020. World Team Tennis player Danielle Collins was dismissed from the tournament for leaving the bubble and leaving the state which was a violation of their COVID-19 protocol. Tracy McGrady and Jermaine O'Neal are starting a sports agency. New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is in the hot seat for allegedly making racist and sexist comments. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. are scheduled to fight in an exhibition match on September 12th. SPORTS ARE BACK!!!! The WNBA and MLB regular seasons have started and, the NBA preseason has started. The weekly rant is aimed at the girlfriend of Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle D.J. Fluker for a number of alleged domestic violence incidents against Fluker. Tune in to get your fix!!
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In Season 5 Episode 22 of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shines his HBCU spotlight on HBCU track & field athletes being a=honored with all-academic awards by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. In HBCU news, players from Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T University have confirmed cases of Coronavirus. A number of NBA players are named to be the latest confirmed cases of the Coronavirus for the NBA, the NFL's Washington franchise announced they were changing their nickname after years of refusing to change the name, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski was suspended without pay for a flagrant email he sent to Sen. Josh Hawley, #freewoj. The NBA has a "snitch line" to help keep anyone from breaking the rules of the bubble, Dwight Howard was already warned for not wearing a mask. A 12 year old in England was arrested for sending a racist message to professional soccer player Wilfried Zaha. The weekly rant is aimed at the NFL's Washington franchise for the alleged on-going culture of sexual harassment which led to 15 women speaking out. Tune in to get your fix!!
In Season 5 Episode 21 of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph Ward talks HBCU news where ex-Southern University band director accepts a federal plea deal. Former Auburn University wide receiver Marquis McClain will be playing football at Southern University this fall. The Scrap Yard Dawgs Fast Pitch Softball team quit due to Tweets by the general manager in support of Donald Trump and against the BLM movement. Cam Newton is a New England Patriot with a heavy incentive-laden contract. The Big 10, ACC and the Big 12 have announced they will play conference only schedules for fall sports, will the SEC fall in line? The NBA will be restarting on July 30th within the bubble in their quest to crown a champion. Patrick Mahomes is the highest paid player in NFL history with a contract that can be worth up to $503 million. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was fined by the team for a post on Instagram that was seen as Anti-Semitic. The weekly rant is aimed at the co-owner of the Atlanta Dream for her push to keep BLM protest away from the Atlanta Dream organization. Tune in to get your fix!!
In Season 5 Episode 20 of The Fix Sports Podcast, Joseph shines his HBCU spotlight on Kentucky State student-athlete Cameron Galloway is honored as the 2020 recipient of the National Student-Athlete Day Giants Steps award, 7 foot tall five-star high school basketball player Makur Maker will be playing college basketball at Howard University. Joseph was joined by Cam and Mike, host of the Nothing Above The Moon Podcast. The gentlemen discussed the NFL playing the Lift Every Voice, the Black National Anthem, before every home game during week one. Does it make sense for sports to return during the middle of the current COVID-19 Pandemic? Would the return of sports be a distraction from the BLM protest against police violence? FedEx, Nike and other companies who are invested in the Washington Redskins have demanded that the name of the team is changed, former Florida State University football players are leading a petition to chnage the name of Doak Campbell Stadium. Tune in to get your fix!!
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