Tag: #father

  • Spotlight Series – Gerald Duncan, Tennis Parent – Raw!

    Based upon listener feedback, we brought back Gerald Duncan this month for a more in-depth discussion on his experiences as Maxi's Dad - A Tennis Parent. Behind Maxi's successes on-court are the hidden tales of sacrifices and support from a parent trying to help their child reach their athletic dreams. In this interview Gerald provides insight and advice on how he and Maxi traversed the many existing pitfalls in a sport that is still catered for the privileged. These revelations are as raw as it gets, an episode not to be missed!

  • Spotlight Series – The Blueprint with Gerald Duncan

    So how did Maxi Duncan begin her tennis journey? In this next installment of the Spotlight Series, we hear from Maxi's father, Gerald Duncan. An ex-professional basketball player and a former NBA agent, Gerald is no stranger to the sports world or business. Join the Bruthas and listen as Maxi's father details the blueprint, he used to help set her tennis path.

  • BOT 145: “King Richard” Review Panel

    We know you've been waiting for it fam, and right here, right now, we're going to give it to ya! The highly-anticipated "King Richard" film has been on The Bruthas' radar for a while now, and its recent release has spawned multiple thought-provoking reactions and emotions...not only from The Bruthas, but from the viewing public as well. On this episode, they explore their inner-most thoughts around the film in a public forum with a few friends, Cecil Harris and Albert Chen. Both Cecil and Albert host the popular series "All-American," a podcast focusing on sports icons. Check out Season One here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/all-american-tiger-woods/id1525472214?i=1000488643448 Season Two of "All-American" will focus on Venus and Serena, so be sure to check that out when it drops in 2022! Peep their bios below, and enjoy the show! Cecil Harris is a veteran sports journalist who covered the 2018 U.S. Open for the New York Daily News. In the 1990's he covered U.S. Opens and tennis tournaments at Madison Square Garden for Gannett Newspapers. He's also the author of four books: "Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution," "Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters," "Call the Yankees My Daddy: Reflections on Baseball, Race, and Family," and "Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey." Albert Chen is an author, journalist and podcast producer. He was a senior editor and staff writer at Sports Illustrated and wrote “Billion Dollar Fantasy,” a book about sports gambling.