1. Kids in Trouble = Boys to Men: All in the Family!

    Andrew Dyer lll, Antonio Logan-El and Phil Taylor all have something in common, Kids In Trouble, Inc. The three, as high school area athletes, all reached out to help at-risk children...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 3 years ago 607 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL History: Remembering Joe Perry, the Real 1,000-Yard Rusher

    On April 25, 2011, the NFL lost one of its “Original Pioneers” Joe Perry. He was a member of the San Francisco 49ers from 1948 to 1950. The league was then known as the All- American Football Conference (AAFC)...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 3 years ago 533 reads 0 comments

  3. Jalen Rose: When Your "Uncle Tom" Is Your Daddy!

    Smiling faces telling lies: Calvin Hill and NFL great Jim Brown with author Jalen Rose’s March Madness documentary, seen on ESPN, chronicling Michigan basketball and the “Fab Five” was entertaining and hard hitting...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 3 years ago 1,046 reads 1 comments

  4. Will the Real John Thompson Stand Up for Jason Whitlock?

    The following is an excerpt from an article on the FOX Sports website by Jason Whitlock about former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson: “The Fab Five are taking ...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 3 years ago 2,632 reads 16 comments

  5. Roy Jefferson: The NFL's Foot Prints in the Sand

    On Sunday August 29, 2010 a picnic was held in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC. The picnic was in the honor of the great NFL player Willie Wood...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 790 reads 0 comments

  6. Time Out: An Open Letter to My Friend NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd!

    Earl, I know it is always great to visit home and see old friends and family in Alexandria, Virginia. They really turned out to honor one of their own. Congratulations for a job well done and a game well played...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 361 reads 0 comments

  7. Men's Pro Tennis in America: Now You See Me and Now You Don't!

    I recently wrote in this space a column titled “McEnroe vs McEnroe: Brother You Can’t Be Serious!” The two tennis-playing brothers disagreed on the direction of youth tennis...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 753 reads 11 comments

  8. Joe Gans: Boxing's First Black Champion Gone but Not Forgotten

    On Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, a group of admirers will gather in Baltimore to pay tribute to a man considered by many to be the greatest boxer of all time...

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  9. Judge Harry T. Alexander a Super Star in the Game Called Life!

    “Here Comes the Judge” was a familiar cry in my community programs in the Nation’s Capitol. My work with at-risk children made me a frequent visitor to the DC Superior Court...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 638 reads 1 comments

  10. McEnroe vs McEnroe: Brother You Can't Be Serious!

    John McEnroe is one of the greatest tennis players of all-time. He was known for his great play, competitive nature and his outrageous behavior on the court of play...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 1,429 reads 13 comments

  11. Is Stephen Strasburg the New Washington Monument?

    Washington D.C. is home to some of the world's most visited landmarks. The Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian and Vietnam Wall are heralded across the globe and attract millions annually...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  12. Remembering Coach John Wooden: The Real Deal

    When I heard that coach John Wooden had died last week, it was like I had just lost my coach, and I never had the pleasure of playing for him. I would guess I had plenty of company...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 914 reads 2 comments

  13. When Mom Is the Superstar in the Game...The Game Called Life!

    Most athletes take great pride and are appreciative of the many sacrifices made by their mothers, especially, if they are products of single-parent homes...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 381 reads 0 comments

  14. Frank Williams: When Nice Guys Don't Finish Last!

    Former fiery and controversial major league baseball manager Leo “The Lip” Durocher was once told by a reporter that he would win more games if he was nicer to the umpires and his players...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 1,051 reads 1 comments

  15. A Mixed Boxing Bag: Devil Or Angel?

    I was recently an eyewitness to two young people who were once associated with Kids In Trouble, Inc and Inside Sports that were profiled back to back on Fox News TV 5 in Washington, DC...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 1,357 reads 4 comments

  16. Mr. McNabb Comes to Washington!

    Sunday April 4, 2010 will longed be remembered in Washington, D. C. when new Redskins’ Coach Mike Shanahan called a trick play on the Philadelphia Eagles before the kick-off of the NFL season...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 103 reads 1 comments

  17. Hopkins Vs Jones: A Senior Moment at The Fights!

    When I was a youngster growing up in Washington, DC there was an over the counter bottle of pick-me-up medicine called Geritol. It was designed for men and women in the twilight years of their lives...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 4 years ago 734 reads 4 comments

  18. Playing the Race Card When the Deck is Stacked With Jokers

    As a person of color in America, I don’t blame all whites for the racist environment that we now live in. Racism will be here as long as there are different colors of people...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about almost 5 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  19. Tiger Woods Press Conference: A Roar and a Message To a Tiger On The Prowl!

    The legendary golfer Arnold Palmer warned Tiger Woods early in his career, “If you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about almost 5 years ago 580 reads 4 comments

  20. History Denied in Black and White: NBA Style!

    He grew up in the cotton fields of Mississippi where his mother earned two-dollars a day picking cotton. He would leave those cotton fields for the city of Detroit and leave behind the mental and physical chains of slavery...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about almost 5 years ago 436 reads 0 comments

  21. Teammates Dan Droze and Dave Harris: When Separate Was Equal in America

    In Washington, DC in 1954 there were two important Supreme Court decisions reached on the same day in May. The decisions were Bolling v Sharpe and Brown v Board of Education. The two decisions changed how public school education was practiced in America.

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about 5 years ago 449 reads 0 comments

  22. Michael Vick: Right Owner, Right Coach, Right Team, Wrong City!

    Football players and real sports fans across America are wondering, why would Michael Vick choose the worst sports city in America to try to restart his NFL career? Philadelphia is called "The ...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 5 years ago 1,112 reads 50 comments

  23. MOVE OVER BARACK HERE COMES DISCOMBOBULATING JONES!

    Oh My GOD! Those were the first words Henry “Discombobulating” Jones uttered when he first saw the caged mayhem known as ‘Mixed Martial Arts’–UFC style...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 5 years ago 312 reads 2 comments

  24. The World Is Not A Better Place Without Alexis, Arturo & Vernon!

    In July 2009 the world of boxing lost three great champions in violent and tragic circumstances. On July 11, 2009 Arturo Gatti was found in a beach resort apartment in Brazil handing by his neck, his death has been ruled a suicide...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 5 years ago 157 reads 7 comments

  25. Sports in America: There Are No Even Playing Fields!

    Some of the Worlds’ greatest playground basketball players have come out of New York City. Hoop stars like Connie Hawkins, Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Pop Gates, Jack DeFares, John Isaacs, Carl Green, etc...

    Harold Bell Written by Harold Bell about over 5 years ago 152 reads 1 comments