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Ten years ago Iverson talked about practice

8 May

Allen Iverson

 

Ten years ago Allen Iverson talked about practice, and the media would never let him, or us forget it. Over the last ten years various media outlets have played the clip of Iverson talkin’ about practice knowing full well …

Shaq Daddy is now Shaq Doctor

7 May

Shaq PhD

MIAMI — Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal is a doctor now.

O’Neal received his doctoral degree in education from Barry University alongside 1,100 other students during commencement ceremonies Saturday.

O’Neal then high-fived other graduates as he made his way back …

Amar’e Stoudemire is lost for the series after punching glass following loss to Heat

1 May

 
The New York Knicks failed to defend the Miami Heat during a 104-94 loss last night, and there’s not defending what Amar’e Stoudemire did after the game. 
A Knicks official confirmed that Stoudemire had cut his non-shooting hand when he …

A-Rod passes an all-time great on RBI list. Not even Google can find a reference (exaggeration)

30 Apr

Rodriguez is now number 8 on MLB’s all-time RBI list

You might think passing Willie Mays on any list would warrant more than just a mention in passing from places such as, the New York Times, Washington Post, ESPN, CBS, …

Tiger decides to take the press into his own hands

30 Apr

Tiger's taking control over media message.

 

Tiger Woods today is releasing a pre-taped question and answer session to answer questions from fans.

Predictably, the reaction from the media for the sin of bypassing them has riled-up at least one writer, but the day is young. …

Swisher goes black, Kruk asks him back.

24 Apr

Terrell Owens sharpie
It’s too black Nick, scale it back!

Who says you’re not supposed to celebrate after coming through in the clutch?ESPN’s John Kruk says so. And Kruk apparently doesn’t think any amount to celebration is appropriate. According to Kruk, New York …

No “too dark” blacks need apply for Super Bowl ad

22 Apr

A casting call went out for a "not too dark" black man.

 

Acura issues an apology for ‘not too dark’ reference in casting call description

FROM TARGET MARKET NEWS.

(April 19, 2012) Carmaker Acura had some explaining to do when the Internet exploded with some background information about its Super Bowl …

Wade plays pick-up game with kids. TMZ headline tries to make him sound like a cad.

20 Apr

Attending a New York Yankee game with Tim Tebow wasn’t the only game Dwayne Wade got into while in New York City this week. Visiting the sheik SoHo neighborhood in lower Manhattan, Wade happened across a public basketball court and …

It’s funny ’cause its true; Colbert pundit training

13 Apr

 

As part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to encourage businesses to train and or hire veterans returning from the war, (s) Stephen Colbert contributes by training a returning Marine, how to be Stephen Colbert.

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/409389/april-11-2012/stephen-runs-punditry-drills-with-a-marine

Durant’s response indicates athletes do have a voice even without ESPN.

4 Apr

Kevin Durant is defedning teammate Russell Westbrook from what has become daily criticism by ESPN First Take’s Skip Bayless.

“That guy doesn’t know a thing about basketball,” Durant said of Bayless before the Thunder faced Memphis on Monday night.

Going …