Sports career

Six paths to financial success following a sports career

The confetti was barely stopping falling at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, where the Kansas City Chiefs won the NFL’s 52nd Super Bowl, and many players were struggling with one of the most critical questions of their lives: what could it mean if the game was their last? With a typical NFL career lasting […]

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Charles Blockson gave up his sports career to become a historian

By Marc Hostutler Posted: 11:53 PM EST Feb 9, 2022Updated: 10:41 a.m. EST Feb 10, 2022 Image via WPSU. Charles Blockson. As a child, Norristown native Charles Blockson was told by a teacher that his heritage had no history worth learning, writes Avi Wolfman-Arent for Billy Penn. “Negroes are born to serve white people,” said […]

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Ex-UNC basketball star King Rice talks about the future of his athletic career

Monmouth Head Coach King Rice, a former North Carolina player, applauds his team’s performance during the first half against North Carolina on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, Carolina North Robert Willette File photo King Rice knew he had messed up. In May 1990, the morning after an alcohol-fueled night […]