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About RazzandJazzSports

The Razz and Jazz Sports Blog was created by Marc "Razz" Rasbury and Derrel "Jazz" Johnson to create fresh opinions on New York Sports and beyond from two credentialed members of the media.

Serena Williams talks fashion week, US Open, Arthur Ashe

Serena Williams, who has won the last two U.S. Open Women’s Championships, spoke to the media in advance of the start of the tournament on Monday. Once again, Williams enters the tournament as the No. 1 seed and the favorite … Continue reading

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Stephen A. Smith defends position on domestic violence, talks Sirius XM

Stephen A. Smith has been the source of much attention since he was suspended by ESPN for one week following remarks about domestic violence, specifically as it related to the Ray Rice incident. I spoke with Smith last night at … Continue reading

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5 things to know about teen tennis star Madison Keys

Even though she lost at the US Open yesterday in the second round, 19-year-old African American tennis star Madison Keys is on the rise. She is certainly a player to watch in the near future. Here are five things you … Continue reading

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Serena Williams: ‘I’m just an average person’

Serena Williams, who I fittingly refer to as “the queen of tennis” is just that. She has won 17 Grand Slam titles in singles and 13 more in doubles with her older sister, Venus Williams. Add to that the four … Continue reading

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Skylar Diggins and Britney Griner move WNBA Forward

When Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner were selected with the third and first picks in the 2013 WNBA Draft, it was the beginning of a new era. Diggins and Griner each had huge fan bases in college, Skylar at Notre … Continue reading

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‘Score Big’ for Great Seats to the Hottest Events

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and cost-effective way to land tickets to an upcoming sporting event, concert, Broadway show, or other event? Look no further than ScoreBig.com I know what you are probably thinking, with so many options … Continue reading

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Ray Rice seeks forgiveness by Derrel Jazz Johnson

Ray Rice spoke to media members for the first time since the National Football League announced that he would be suspended for two games for his actions in an Atlantic City casino video that appeared to show him dragging his … Continue reading

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