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Cecil Harris manages his own Web site, www.cecilharrisbooks.com. He is the author of Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters, a New York Times' Editors' Choice selection co-written with Larryette Kyle DeBose. Cecil's other books are Call the Yankees My Daddy, a memoir about his lifelong allegiance to the 26-time World Series champion New York Yankees, and Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey, the first book to chronicle the unique history of blacks in hockey, from the early 1900s to the present.
For his work on Breaking the Ice, Cecil received a Sun God award for Outstanding Sports Research from the Society Of North American Historians and Researchers (SONAHR).
During a stint at Gannett newspapers, Cecil earned regional and corporate honors for his beat coverage of the New York Yankees. He has also written for Newsday, the New York Post, The (Raleigh) News & Observer, The Indianapolis Star, The Sporting News, The Hockey News, The New York Times and The (New York) City Sun.
Cecil has covered such major events as the Olympic Games, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup finals, the NCAA basketball championships, the NCAA Division I football championship, the New York City Marathon and the U.S. Open tennis championships.
Cecil graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University. He lectures on sports from a sociological perspective. He has taught Sports Marketing and Management at Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. He lives in Yonkers, New York.
Been a while since we've seen you around. I hope all is well, man. Looking forward to reading more of your perspective.
Take it easy.
I would like to get a Jets fan's perspective on my preview and prediction of the upcoming Raiders-Jets game!
you might like this Jets great:
Hey what a game on MNF, can check it out if you get a chance:http://bleacherreport.com/articles/271111-mnfthe-dolphins-unleash-a-wildcat-on-rex-ryan-and-the-jets
Will Braylon Edwards be the player Cleveland thought he would be when they took him third overall, or will he be the disgruntled trouble causer he has been?
this man belongs in Canton :
HEY! Could ya check this out!!!http://bleacherreport.com/articles/264422-mark-sanchez-and-the-new-york-jets-are-coastinbut-just-for-now
What a game yesterday, I'm still thinking about it!
Here is a piece I put together about the game, and Rex Ryan challenging the fans.
My apologies for posting this on your board, but I really felt that I needed to write this and I really want you and everyone else to hear this message. I hope that you will give me your opinion.
Here's my list of the 25 greatest offensive players in Jets history. A read and a comment would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks a lot,