Boston College safety Ryan Glasper says he was forced to play through an injury. Did it cost him his NFL dream?
Alan Grant says black coaches need to take chances like Lovie Smith, rather than playing it conservative like Denny Green, Karl Dorrell and others.
Alan Grant played for Tyrone Willingham at Stanford. And Ty taught him some lessons that'll stay with him for the rest of his life.
Warren Moon is one of those rare pioneers who get to witness the fruits of their labor -- Aaron Brooks. Why him? Alan Grant has the answer.
Alan Grant went through NFL training camps -- and while he thinks they're excessive physically, he now sees their value mentally.
Alan Grant heads to the doctor's couch to talk about Bobby Jenks -- American League All-Star, with a background of rumors.
Ivan Basso was barred from the Tour de France under the suspicion of blood doping, but does Basso really need that to climb those mountains?
Whether we're talking steroids or sexual orientation, "manhood" is under attack in the sports world -- and Alan Grant thinks it's silly.
Nolan Richardson lost his court case against Arkansas, but Alan Grant believes he was fired for being black and outspoken.
Alan Grant once gave up his jersey number to another player with the 49ers -- so he has some advice for the Saints' No. 5, Adrian McPherson.
Football needs a savior and Reggie Bush will be the Saint who brings faith back into the league, writes Alan Grant.
Baseball needs a villain. And that's why Barry Bonds is the best thing baseball's got going, says Alan Grant.
Keyshawn Johnson was able to redeem himself in Dallas. Alan Grant hopes Terrell Owens can do the same.
February's not enough for Alan Grant -- he looks forward and sees a full year of black history, from Shani Davis to Tony Dungy.
Alan Grant hopes Al Davis just goes ahead and does it: Hire a black coach (how about Mike Singletary?), even if it means firing him after a couple years.
Jake Plummer and Bill Cowher have had luck on their side to reach the AFC Championship game, notes Alan Grant.