10 things a man should never do on the first date

Dating can be a complex game if you don’t understand the rules. It’s like being stuck in the middle of a basketball game and thinking you’re playing rugby.
In the past, my dating game was weaker than a cup of Folger's coffee. There were plenty of mistakes made and I…

We kick off our NBA’s Greatest Series with The Best Teams

Two basketball players in the NBA celebrating after winning the championship.

What makes a team great? Is it the players? Coaching Staff? Star power and marketability? With the NBA Finals finally, here, we take a look back at the 10 greatest NBA teams of all time. As a side note, all the teams that made the list won the championship. …

Building Habits For a Better Future

A business man standing in front of a high-rise building.

If you have listened to any self-help expert or life coach over the past year, you probably have heard about the need and importance of “leveling-up.” This video game term has become a catchphrase for improving one’s current state. The improvement could be financial, mental, occupational, spiritual, or any other…

We Say Goodbye To The NBA Finals Run Of LeBron and Steph

A change is gonna come! Just like the civil rights-themed song from legend Sam Cooke, the NBA is undergoing a change that we have not seen in a long time. This change is one that even LeBron James or Stephen Curry cannot stop. It has been over a decade since…

It’s a fantastic time to be a sports fan. We are in the beginning weeks of the baseball season, the NFL Draft is here, and not too far away from the NHL and NBA Playoffs. I am constantly reminded through times like these that being a fan is all about…

How to Identify the types who will take advantage of you

A man holding his hand out in front to signal, stop!

“Being taken advantage of is solely your fault. Being available at all times is your stupidity.”


Why is it so damn hard to find a woman who you can be with long-term? Are women too complex for us to understand? Is there only 1 person out there among billions…

Here are signs that your man isn’t going to propose

A wedding dress hanging up in a bedroom in front of a window.

Times have changed! Many men today do not view marriage the same way our parents and grandparents did. Some see marriage as a risk that isn’t worth taking, whether that be a financial risk or the risk of overall happiness. Marriage can be a beautiful thing between two people who…

Part 2 of our article discussing single men and women

A woman sitting alone at a bar, looking down at her phone.

All the single ladies, put your hands up!

“All men are dogs.” “There are no good single men around.” How about, “all men are cheaters.” These phrases are spoken as absolutes that are simply not true. This mindset does nothing to enhance your opportunity to find true love.

I want…

The 1st of our 2-part article discussing single men and women

Single man drinking alone at the bar of a restaurant.

“There is nothing more deceptive, more grandeur, than the delusion of a single man.”

~Craig Stone

Every guy wants the perks of the single life until Friday or Saturday night comes along and you’re at home, lonely, without a date. I know, because I have lived this for some time…

We reveal the secrets to keeping your girlfriend happy

A couple sitting on a couch with a dog and laughing.

So, you found the woman of your dreams, and are now entering a new relationship with her. You now have many thoughts running through your head, such as what do I need to do to make her happy? How do I…

Justin Stinnett

Texan, I write about sports and life lessons. Follow me on Twitter @JustinSfmp

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