Media Coverage

TELEVISION

WBAL – Saturday Morning News
CN8 – It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle “Is Marriage Obsolete?”
TV One – Forbidden Pages: The Voices of Black Fiction
E! True Hollywood Story – “Sports Stars Private Lives – Athletes Secrets”
NBC10 – “Mom’s on the Move” with Linda Swain
ESPN2 – Cold Pizza
CNN American Morning with Soledad O’Brien
Fox News – The O’Reilly Factor
Fox TV – Fox & Friends
MSNBC – The Dan Abrams Report
The John Walsh Show
E! True Hollywood Story of Kobe Bryant
E! The High Price of Fame – Tempted
E! Hollywood at Large
CNN Saturday Morning with Heidi Collins
Dateline (2 appearances)
FOX National News (3 interviews)
FOX New York
FOX San Francisco
Entertainment Tonight
Good Morning Atlanta
Court TV with Catherine Crier Live (3 appearances)
CN8 – Lou Tilley’s Sports Connection (3 appearances)
FOX Insights with Rochelle Brown
BET Tonight with Ed Gordon
ABC Visions with Vernon Odom
NBC News “10” with Bill Henley
MHz Network 8101 with Michel Wright
FOX Focus with Christian Farr

PRINT

Today’s Black Woman Magazine – interview
Noire Magazine – book review
GQ Magazine – The Days & Nights of an NBA Groupie – interview with Lisa DePaulo
Philadelphia Tribune with Bobbie Booker
Carroll County Times “Encore” interview
The Baltimore Times – interview with Nakia Herring
Baltimore City Paper – interview
Howard Universities Hilltop News – interview
Prince George’s Paper – interview
Xpoz Magazine – Phoenix, AZ – book review
The Metro – Philadelphia
Philadelphia Daily News – 21 People in the Spotlight
People Magazine “Guarding Her Man” – Mike Tharp
People Magazine “He Said, She Said” – Mike Tharp
Indianapolis Monthly Magazine – Evan West
Rolling Out – Sex, the NBA and the Lakers
Philadelphia Tribune Magazine “Book Smarts” – Arlene Edmunds
Rolling Out – “Unveiling the NBA Underbelly” – Terry Shropshire
Booking Matters – Shunda Blocker (2 interviews)
The Atlanta Journal –Constitution – Craig Seymour
Publishers Weekly Magazine
The Source Magazine “Flippin The Script” – book review (2 articles)
Black Issues Book Review – “The Love Scene”
Philadelphia Tribune – Bobbi Booker
Philadelphia Tribune Magazine “Book Mark” – Rita Charleston
Philadelphia Inquirer – Annette John Hall
Philadelphia Daily News (cover story) – “Sex and the NBA” – Will Bunch
Philadelphia Weekly – Solomon Jones “Power Ball” (2 feature articles)
Philly Word Magazine – book review
Northeast Times – Dan P. Moniyhan
The Columbus Post, – Ronald Bryant

WEB

AOL Black Voices “More Than Words” – Felicia Pride
Romance Times – review
Romance Junkies – review
Harriet Klausner
Urbanreviews.com – Inside Out – interview
Curledup.com – review
Salon.com – Sports Stars, Sex and Stalkers – Dan McGraw
BooksThatClick.com – Audra Shrivers
AALBC.com – Audra Shrivers
Video2edit.com – Lit and Chat Book club – Ray Colbert
Blackathlete.com
Blackamericaweb.com
MediaMax.com
Writersandpoets.com – interview

RADIO

WHAT-AM – Niya Blackwell Show
WUSL – Sam Sylk Morning Show
WPHI – Colby Colb
WQHS with KD Morris
KOGO with Stacy Taylor
Issues and Sports – New York
NPR
KCEG San Francisco
WOL with LaTonya Foster
Oklahoma Radio
America’s Radio Show (2 interviews)
WLIB with Dr. Jeff Gardere (2 interviews)
Atlanta’s Sportstalk 790 The Zone with the Two Live Stews (2 interviews)
KISS 98.7 – New York (Morning Show, Week In Review, Open Line)
HOT 97 – Sway Morning Show
VoiceAmerica.com Radio
WGRD – Grand Rapids, MI
WKIS – Ft. Lauderdale/Miami, FL
Magic 98.5 – Columbus, OH
America’s Urban radio with Bev Smith (2 interviews)
WQTQ Literary Corner with Carla Canty (2 appearances)
WPHI FM – Jonesy in the AM
Russ Parr & Olivia Fox Morning Show
WIP Morning Show with Angelo Cataldi
WICC “Sports Talk in Black & White” with Bobby Ramos
WKCR FM, Columbia University
XM Satellite Radio “Sex-n-You”
WHOV FM, Hampton University with Robert Dixon
WDAS FM & AM (3 interviews)
WUSL FM (3 interviews)
WHAT AM (3 interviews)

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

National Black Public Relations Society
Vanderbilt University – The Kobe Bryant Case: Where do we go from here?
Atlanta, GA Beyond The Red Carpet &ndash Celebrity Personal Assistants
Dell East Music Business Institute &ndash The Business Side of Writing
ESPN & Comcast &ndash Seasons of Change
National Association of Black Journalists
WriteNow! 3, An African American Literary Experience
RawSistaz Publishing Choices

RECOGNITION

Houston – KBXX 97.9 The Box – Book of the Month, Jan 2007
Michael W. Catledge, Author of the Year 2002
School District of Philadelphia Community Service Award, 2003
#5 Essence Magazine Bestsellers, June 2003
#5 Amazon Sports Books
#1 African American Literary Book Club
#3 Rolling Out Magazine
#1 Heritage Bookstore, Ft. Myers, FL
#8 Essence Magazine Bestsellers, February 2004