Racism Sucks, Disco Is Just Music

by Kevin Burton    Silly me, I was just listening to the music.    I was young for sure, but not that young. Still, I had to have it all spelled out for me, after the fact.    The first person I ever heard utter the phrase “disco sucks,” years later turned out to be …

Cleveland Indians Should Become “Blues”

by Kevin Burton    Cleveland’s Major League Baseball franchise is doing the right thing by dropping the name “Indians,” but what should the new name be?    The team, established in 1901, announced the move last month, following the lead of the Washington DC pro football franchise that dropped the name “Redskins.”    These moves …

Marshall Gets Millions Despite Abuses

by Kevin Burton    Gregg Marshall, the coach who took Wichita State to the Final Four in 2013, was forced to resign Tuesday amid allegations he punched a former player, choked a former assistant, and used racial slurs as part of a pattern of verbal abuse against players and athletic department staff.        For …