Vashti Hurt | BlackSportsOnline - Part 4

Vashti Hurt

Life-Long Sports Lover, Self-Proclaimed Trash-Talker, Part-Time Tom Boy, and Full-Time Woman.

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Noose Found Hanging Outside of Multicultural Building at Duke (Photos)

In the midst of the Blue Devils basketball team practicing in anticipation of Saturday’s Final Four game against Michigan State and Coach K being blasted on CNN for not commenting on Indiana’s controversial More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Hot or Not: UNC Exclusive Jumpman Sweet 16 Sneaker

When a man named Jordan is the most famous person to play for your program, you know you’re going to get that heat when it comes to sneakers. Jumpman created a special Sweet 16 shoe for the team to wear during More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

HBO Real Sports Examines Depression Among College Athletes (Video)

In 2012 the NCAA reported $871.6 million in revenue.  In that same year, the University of Texas’ athletic department generated $163.4 million in revenue.  It’s no question that there’s a lot More...

By Vashti Hurt On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Report: UNC Whistle Blower in Talks to Make Movie

If you thought Mary Willingham, the UNC academic adviser who publicly criticized the reading levels of student athletes and exposed the university for alleged academic fraud,  was just going to ride off into More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Ritz Carlton Customers Assessed “CIAA Service Charge”

Because of its ideal location and obvious flair, the Charlotte Ritz Carlton is a popular place for CIAA attendees to eat, have drinks, or just meet up with friends during the annual tournamet.  Part of the draw More...

By Vashti Hurt On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

CIAA Weekend Survivors’ Guide

This week an estimated 100,000 fans will converge upon Charlotte, NC for the 2015 CIAA Tournament.  Although the primary reason for this event is to determine the basketball champions for the oldest African American More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Charlie Sifford, First Black PGA Golfer Dies at 92

“There’s not a man on this tour who could have gone through what I went through to be a golfer. I still can’t believe I went so long without breaking down or quitting the game… I don’t smile much, More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Wendell Scott to Become 1st Black NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee

Wendell Oliver Scott was born Aug. 29, 1921 in Danville, Virginia. His father was an expert mechanic, a trade the young Scott quickly learned. After serving in Europe during World War II, Scott returned home to More...

By Vashti Hurt On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Nascar Announces 2015 Drive for Diversity Class

With the success of graduates Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez, NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity continues to be the top developmental program for female and multicultural drivers and pit crew More...

By Vashti Hurt On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Power 5 Conferences Pass Legislation to Pay Athletes

Now that the “Power 5” conferences – Big 10, Big 12, ACC, SEC and Pac-12 – have been granted autonomy from the NCAA, which allows them to pass laws without the larger collegiate association’s More...

By Vashti Hurt On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

CBS Suspends Greg Anthony Indefinitely for Prostitution Arrest

Greg Anthony was arrested yesterday for soliciting a prostitute and today he’s out of a job…at least for now. CBS statement: "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season. He has More...

By Vashti Hurt On Saturday, December 20th, 2014

3 Things We Learned From the CBS Sports Classic

It’s UK vs Everybody Else. If you’ve watched Space Jam, then you’ll get this analogy. The Kentucky basketball are the real life Monstars. A team that is bigger, stronger, faster and more intimidating than More...

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