by Donal Ware With 11 seconds remaining in the game between the Portland Trailblazers and the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night, 89% free throw shooter Damian Lillard stepped to the line for his second free throw after knocking down the first. He missed. The 76ers were down 92-90 at home at that point. Ersan Ilysova
boxtorow.com There are eight players who played tight end who are currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ben Coates is not one of them. Despite being recognized as one of the best two tight ends during most of the ’90’s, making the NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team, winning a Super Bowl and being a
Some of the greatest players that ever played in the National Football League are alums of HBCUs. That’s a fact. We must not forget that once upon a time, Black players could not play at white schools. That is not the case today and most of the top Black high school players don’t choose HBCUs.
Washington Redskins second-year wide receiver Jamison Crowder knows a good football player when he sees one. Crowder is emerging as one of the better young wide receivers in the NFL and despite the Redskins 20-17 loss to the Lions on Sunday, played well, catching seven passes for 108 yards. Last year, the fourth-round pick from
If we were to go one-on-one on the soccer field with 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd, we would have no chance. After all, she was the hero for the U.S. in the World Cup Final against Japan last year scoring three goals (she was a guest on BOXTOROW two days
by Donal Ware Boxtotow.com Sonny might be great but he will fall in eight If he wanna go to heaven, I’ll get him in seven He’ll be in a worser fix if I cut it to six If he keep talking jive, he’ll go in five If he make me sore, he’ll go like more
Lem Barney is one of the best cornerbacks to ever play professional football. A former second round pick by the Detroit Lions in the 1967 NFL Draft from Jackson State, Barney played for 11 seasons for the Lions. He was the 1967 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year after recording 10 interceptions, three which he
BOXTOROW is bringing back its HBCU Legends Series. The series, which began in 2013, pays homage to former great athletes and coaches who played at HBCUs. Each week, FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware, will interview some of the all-time greats who attended a Historically Black College or University. The Legend
The NFL Draft has not been kind in recent years to HBCU players. Just four players from HBCUs were selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. That was the most since four were taken in 2011. The numbers are still comparatively down from past years, but better than the total of five players that had been
BOXTOROW host, Donal Ware, interviews recent British Open winner Mo Martin as she tells us how it was winning the British Open, importance of having a good relationship w/ her caddy, and more.