Updated: November 29, 2013

NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)-My college professor once told me that “you can learn a lot about a person from the books he has read or hasn’t read.” Therefore, we, at, created another segment entitled: READING YOUR MIND. In which, we have developed a book-list to rival Oprah’s.

1. Who Moved My Cheese by S.Johnson

With QB Aaron Rodgers injured for three to four week, the Cheese Heads in Wisconsin might need to read this book before calling Brett Favre.chesse

2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days by J.Kinney

I really don’t know what happened in the Miami Dolphins locker room between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. But, I think, this book should be read by all in-coming rookies in the NFL before training camp.diary of wimp kid

3. Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus by John Gray

This would be an excellent book for Former NBA basketball player Lamar Odum and Khole Kardashian. Because, allegedly Lamar is spaced-out on moon

4. The South Beach Diet by  Arthur Agatston

Newly acquired Miami Heat center Greg Odom could benefit from reading this classic book while in Miami, because he looks a little chucky after being out of the league for three years.

5. The Horse Whisper

With Peyton Manning under center, directing traffic and using a silent count, the Broncos could quietly make a run for the Super Bowl.

6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by S.Iarsson

Even though he has no visual body art, OKC’s Kevin Durant has a huge tattoo of a Black Angel on his back. Plus, if he is tired of being second best. He has to release his inner Dragon and stop being a nice-guy and a “momma’s boy.”

7. Chicken Soup by Jack Cansfield and Mark Victor Hansan

Former Rutgers’ basketball coach Mike Rice needs a little chicken soup after getting captured on camera cursing, grabbing, punching, and kicking his players during practice.

kobe8. The Help by K.Stockett

Kobe Bryant might not want to read this book. But, he still is going to need a lot of help in order to win another NBA Title before he retires.

9. The Holy Bible

Even though, I know, Former NFL QB Tim Tebow probably already has one. He, however, might want to purchase another one, especially after getting cut from the NY Jets and the New England Patriots. Damn you, Tom Brady!!!

10. Runaway Jury by J.Grisham

Former NE Patriots Tight End Aaron Hernandez is innocent until proven guilty. So, while he is behind bars, he has plenty of time to read Runaway Jury and get his story together before heading to

Eric D.Graham, a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, where he received a B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Radio and Television, with a minor in History, with an emphasis in African-American Studies,  is currently the Editor and Chief of  Black Athlete Sports Network, where  his articles  appear daily along with his controversial  cartoon character Bobbee Bee “The Hater.” Graham can be reached at

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