Category Archives: Sports

Obama speaks on L.A. Clippers owner’s alleged racist rants; maintains status quo

Donald Sterling, L.A. Clippers basketball team owner and girlfriend V. Stiviano whom he allegedly denounced for bringing black people, including Earvin "Magic" Johnson to Clippers" games.

Donald Sterling, L.A. Clippers basketball team owner and girlfriend V. Stiviano whom he allegedly denounced for bringing black people, including Earvin “Magic” Johnson to Clippers” games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The racist rants allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner, Donald Sterling, have resounded around the globe. At a Malaysian news conference with Prime Minister Najib Razak, President Barack Obama was asked about Sterling’s statements. Obama said the comments were “incredibly offensive, racist comments,” but referenced them in the broader context of America’s sordid legacy of racism and slavery . . .

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Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose has torn meniscus, out indefinitely

An MRI has confirmed Derrick Rose has a torn meniscus which will require surgery. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Keith Allison)

An MRI has confirmed Derrick Rose has a torn meniscus, surgery is required. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Keith Allison)

 

 

 

 

 

The Chicago Bulls confirmed Saturday that an MRI revealed a medial meniscus tear to Derrick Rose’s right knee. His injury requires a surgical repair, and he’ll be out indefinitely.

Rose was taken to the locker room near the end of the third quarter of Friday night’s game where the Bulls lost, 98-95, against the Portland Trailblazers . . .

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Minnesota cheerleader accused of pimping ‘cognitively delayed’ teammate

Montia Marie Parker, 18, accused of pimping a cognitively delayed teammate. (Image: Minnetonka Police Department mugshot)

Montia Marie Parker, 18, accused of pimping a cognitively delayed teammate. (Minnetonka Police Department mugshot)

Montia Marie Parker, 18, a former Hopkins High School student, in Minnetonka, Minn. has been charged with promoting sex trafficking and prostitution. She allegedly set up sexual encounters for a 16-year-old teammate who has cognitive delays and receives special education services . . .

A cheerleader pimped her ‘cognitively delayed’ teammate; read about it here.

Michael Jordan gets married again

 Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan dancing after their wedding. (Ap photo)


Yvette Prieto and Michael Jordan’s wedding dance.

After five years of dating, Michael Jordan, 50, Charlotte Bobcats owner and legendary retired basketball player, married Cuban-American model, Yvette Prieto, 35, in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday , , ,

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Nike’s Tiger Woods ad: ‘Winning takes care of everything’ creates backlash

Nike's Tiger Woods ad: 'Winning Takes Care of Everything,' (Facebook.com)

Nike’s Tiger Woods ad: ‘Winning Takes Care of Everything’

Nike, one of the sponsors that never left Tiger Woods during his marital discord, has released a new ad with a picture of Woods with “Winning takes care of everything,” emblazoned across the bottom.

The Washington Post reported the ad has received 8,000 likes on Facebook and 2,000 tweets. But not everyone is happy about it, and re-tweeting doesn’t mean, “I agree” . . .

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