Damichael Cole, Philly Inquirer

Damichael Cole

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Damichael:

Washington NFL team to conduct a thorough review of controversial name, Makur Maker commits to Howard University, and other sports news

Dan Snyder has faced questions in the past about changing Washington's name, but this time around may be different. → Read More

Swarthmore College suspends fall athletics due to COVID-19

The school's fall sports are being put on hold, and it's basketball program is likely to be affected, too. → Read More

Sports chatter: Can Cam Newton allow Patriots’ dynasty to pick up where it left off?

When Cam Newton has played with top-flight defenses, the Panthers have been among the NFL's best. Bill Belichick should present that same option. → Read More

Sports chatter: Which NBA draft class was better, 1996 or 2003?

The 2003 and 1996 NBA Draft classes are two of the greatest we have ever seen, and the statistics are close. → Read More

Sports chatter: NASCAR releases image of garage pull rope fashioned like a noose

NASCAR president Steve Phelps said the noose found was real and should have been reported, even it was used as a garage pull rope. → Read More

Eagles Autism Challenge rescheduled for Sept. 26 because of coronavirus

Event organizers are prepared to hold the event with in-person restrictions or completely virtual on its new date. → Read More

Pocono Raceway hosting first Cup Series weekend doubleheader in modern NASCAR history

Pocono will host the Pocono Organics 325 Cup series race on Saturday and the Pocono 350 on Sunday with restrictions. → Read More

Sports chatter: Bill Simmons facing questions about lack of diversity at The Ringer

Bill Simmons' staff features six Black writers, and his latest quote has brought attention to his hiring practices. → Read More

NASCAR drivers push Bubba Wallace’s car to front of Geico 500 field during two-minute tribute at Talledega

Bubba Wallace was overwhelmed with emotion during a two-minute tribute from fellow NASCAR drivers. → Read More

Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb discusses the stereotypes black quarterbacks face on Kevin Hart’s show

Donovan McNabb spoke to Kevin Hart about why African-American quarterbacks face stereotypes for being athletic. → Read More

Sports chatter: Eagles reportedly among one of Jamal Adams’ seven preferred destinations

A Jamal Adams trade to the NFC East would be a big blow for the Eagles if the team doesn't grab him first. → Read More

Dr. Fauci: NFL will need an isolated bubble to return in 2020

Playing an NFL season in a bubble could be harder to pull off than any other sport planning its return. → Read More

Sports chatter: Former MLB player Aubrey Huff ‘would rather die’ from coronavirus than wear a mask

The former major leaguer believes too many people are panicking instead of living. → Read More

Serena Williams in for U.S. Open. The tournament’s coronavirus-related restrictions explained.

The Open ends just a week before the French Open begins, so both tournaments expect some players will have choose which event to play. → Read More

U.S. Open tennis tournament, starting in late August, gets go-ahead from New York Gov. Cuomo

The USTA is taking all precautionary steps for the Open, including COVID-19 testing and no fans in attendance. → Read More

Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin playing full season with Freedoms in World TeamTennis

Kenin, the world's No. 4-ranked player, was originally scheduled to play three matches, but now she'll play a larger role in helping the Freedoms pursue a championship. → Read More

Michael Buffer joins Inquirer Live at Lunch, discusses Hall of Fame career as a ring announcer

Michael Buffer 's spent the last 38 years as a ringside boxing announcer and he isn't done yet. → Read More

Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard calls out Mike Gundy for wearing OANN shirt, teammates show support

Chuba Hubbard and teammates are standing in solidarity after a photo of Mike Gundy wearing an OANN T-shirt surfaced Monday. → Read More

Raging Babe’s ‘Philly Special’ boxing card postponed again due to COVID-19

Boxing promoter Michelle "Raging Babe" Rosado's card is stacked with talented local fighters, but the event has been put in limbo for the second time. → Read More

Sports chatter: Dave Chappelle defends LeBron James, rips Laura Ingraham in latest Netflix special

Chappelle released a surprising Netflix special on Friday and didn't hold his tongue. → Read More