This week the spotlight is on ESPN's Jemele Hill. As kid in Detroit, Jemele endured through both parents' battle with substance addiction, and found a love for sports and writing. Now, as a host on The Six, ESPN's 6pm Sportscenter slot, she teams with Michael Smith to bring a new level of flavor to the world of sports entertainment. In this episode, she speaks about how her dream for journalism was sparked by reading a neighbor's newspapers, why she is not afraid to bomb on Twitter trolls, and why she can't stop, won't stop.
Coach and Tight recap Week 1 in college football. Texas A&M trustee blasts Coach Kevin Sumlin via social media. And special guest "Don't Putcha Hands On Me" calls in to explain why he may let his sons quit this little league football season.
In Part I, Timothy Alexander took us back to the beginning, sharing his story of growing up in Birmingham, becoming one of the nation's top high school football prospects, and how a tragic accident derailed his dream of playing Division I Football. And now he's become the face of a college football triumph story after leading the charge to have the University of Alabama Birmingham football team reinstated after a 2-year hiatus. In this episode, Tim shares his testimony of how life has put him in position to motivate and encourage people from all walks to live inspired.
In 2006, Timothy Alexander was one of the top high school prospects coming out of the state of Alabama. Being recruited by some of America's top programs, it seemed that his football dreams were sealed, until the day he fell victim to a car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down. Since that time, Tim has devoted his life to motivating others to live theirs more fully. In this episode, he goes back to the tragic day that changed it all for him and shares his testimony on the journey that he has embarked upon ever since.
In the season premiere of the most entertaining sportstalk podcast, Tight and Coach return with their opinions on a variety of topics ranging from tips for Pee-Wee Football Parents to SEC football gameday picks. This week they update listeners on the chronicles of the members of "The Flip Phone Society". The Black Muschamp a.k.a. (Gus Was Catfish) and Don't Put Your Hands on Me have just started the little league football season with their sons, and both are already struggling...being a football parent ain't easy.
Former Auburn University Women's Basketball Star, Brandy Montgomery drops by to join Tight and special guest host, C. Campbell for this week's episode. After a stellar college career, Brandy now prepares for her first season of professional basketball in Romania. During the show the 2017 Preseason ALL-SEC second teamer talks about why AAU is so crucial, the experience of playing in arguably the toughest conference in college basketball, and the road to signing her first contract.
Inspired by the lack of diversity within the fashion industry, and designed for people who appreciate detailed refinement coupled with simplicity, the Amir James Brand is an urban couture fashion brand with a foundation focused on timeless creativity and quality craftsmanship. In this interview, Tight and BG rap with the founder and visionary behind the label, Amir Usher, who discusses growing up in Mississippi, his experience at Tuskegee University, and how Amir James Clothiers came to be.
On this week’s episode Jermaine Johnson, co-founder of Cultivate 4 mentoring organization, joins us in dialogue on mentoring young men in Birmingham. He shares the C4 methodology, meeting locations and how parents can get their sons involved. On the 2nd segment, Birmingham mayoral candidate, Brother Fernandez Sims shares his life’s journey, platform and why he should be the next mayor of Birmingham. Tune in!