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NBA Stars Set To Lead 4-Game Charity Tour

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LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony are going home — and bringing friends with them. With no end to the NBA lockout in sight, the All-Star group is set to lead a four-game “Homecoming Tour,” starting with a matchup in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio on Dec. 1, followed by a Dec. 4 game in New Orleans, a Dec. 7 game in Chicago and culminating with a…

You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm Wrestling Title « Black Women Today

You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm Wrestling Title « Black Women Today

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    Your Black World reports A grandmother out of  East New York is prepared to step out and fight for the arm wrestling championship for the state of New York.  Joyce Boone is 44 years young and won the city championship in April.  She also has the highest ranking in the state of New York this year. via You Go Grandma: 44-Yr Old Grandmother to Compete for State Arm…

Player Allegedly Murdered by His Own Brother

Player Allegedly Murdered by His Own Brother

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    Greg Halman, an outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, was allegedly stabbed to death by his brother on Monday.  Halman, a 24-year old free agent in 2004, made his debut to the major leagues in 2010. Police arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call stating that he was bleeding from a stab wound.  They were unable to bring him back, in spite of their efforts. via Your…

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR Event

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    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden braved the crowd at a NASCAR racing event by serving as Grand Marshals for the Ford 400 NASCAR race in Florida.  The two were there to support the Joining Forces Initiative, which helps veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. As the first lady yelled “start your engines,” the boos from the crowd were loud and clear.  The boos were especially…

Drinking age law impacts women’s suicide risk

Drinking age law impacts women’s suicide risk

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    Richard A. Grucza, Ph.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues investigated whether individuals who were legally permitted to drink prior to the age of 21 years remained at elevated risk of suicide and homicide in adulthood. Data were collected from more than 200,000 suicides and 130,000 homicides from individuals born between 1949 and 1972 (the years during which the drinking age was…

Tiger Woods Clinches Victory for the US in the Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods Clinches Victory for the US in the Presidents Cup

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    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – The Americans returned Down Under and this time wound up on top in the Presidents Cup. Jim Furyk became the fourth player to win all five of his matches, and the bottom half of the lineup was strong enough Sunday to give the Americans their fourth straight win in this lopsided series. Perhaps it was only fitting that Tiger Woods clinched the cup for…

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Other NBA Stars to Play in Obama Celebrity Fundraiser

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While negotiations between players and owners in the NBA lockout have deteriorated to the point that the entire season may be in jeopardy, one prominent basketball fan has figured out how to turn lemons into lemonade. President Obama is planning the “Obama Classic Basketball Game,” a pickup game – and fundraiser for the his reelection campaign –  featuring more than two dozen of the sports current and past all stars. Confirmed…

Tiki Barber Plans To Marry His Mistress Delayed Because He Refuses To Pay Wife in Divorce

Tiki Barber Plans To Marry His Mistress Delayed Because He Refuses To Pay Wife in Divorce

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    Tiki Barber and his fiancée, Traci Lynn Johnson, were set to marry next spring — but Barber’s bitter unresolved divorce with his estranged wife, Ginny, is delaying the wedding bells.Sources told us Barber and Johnson, who got engaged in August, had planned to wed in May at a private home in the Hamptons. But because Barber’s divorce isn’t yet settled, the wedding is now on hold. via Tiki…

Terrell Owens Loses $56k in Dallas Real Estate Deal

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    Terrell Owens just got his ass kicked in a real estate deal — taking a $56k loss on a condo in Dallas … TMZ has learned. According to public documents, Owens paid $340,000 for the 2,600 square foot place back in 2006, right after he signed a $25 million contract with the Cowboys. Owens no longer works in Dallas … and probably won’t ever work in Dallas again…

College Basketball Player Goes on Nude Rampage After Being Kicked Off Team

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    A California college basketball player went on a drug-fueled naked rampage near his campus after being kicked off his team, police said. Leonard Tyrell Young, 21, tore up his apartment near Fresno Pacific University late Monday night and then ran nude through a nearby parking lot, where he assaulted two women and smashed up several cars before cops showed up, police said, according to the Fresno Bee. Young…

Drug Tester Makes Serena Williams “Panic”

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Serena Williams is known for, what is perceived by many, her paranoia on the tennis court; her stance often being that people are out to get her and see her fail. This, though, takes the cakes. (Pun intended) After a sports association drug tester showed up — unannounced — to the fashion forward athlete’s L.A. mansion, Serena, allegedly, believing him to be an intruder, fled to her home’s panic room to protect herself.  …

Woman Looking To Sell Picture Of Michael Vicks Package To Highest Bidder

Woman Looking To Sell Picture Of Michael Vicks Package To Highest Bidder

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    Philadelphia Eagles star Michael Vick is caught up in a naked photo scandal and RadarOnline.com has exclusive details. A woman claiming to have a “full frontal” picture of Vick is shopping it around to various media outlets in an attempt for some financial gain. However, Vick’s camp exclusively tells RadarOnline.com that he has better things to worry about — but doesn’t outright deny that the photo exists. Read…

Muhammad Ali leads tributes to the late Joe Frazier

Muhammad Ali leads tributes to the late Joe Frazier

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    Muhammad Ali has paid tribute to his great rival Joe Frazier, saying: “The world has lost a great champion.” Frazier, who had been suffering from liver cancer, died overnight at the age of 67, his family confirmed in a statement. Frazier beat Ali on points in the so-called “Fight of the Century” in 1971, but lost in two further meetings including the epic Thrilla in Manila in 1975….

joe frazier dies at the age of 67

Boxing Great Joe Frazier Dies at the Age of 67

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Former heavyweight champ of the world Joe Frazier has died of liver cancer.  Frazier was the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali at the age of 67. Frazier and Ali fought in three of the biggest fights in boxing history during the 1970s.  The epic battles were among the great legends of boxing, with the biggest being the “Thrilla in Manilla.” Frazier was a short, strong fighter who punished even…

25 Schools Scammed Out Of Thousands Of Dollars With The Promise Of NFL Players

25 Schools Scammed Out Of Thousands Of Dollars With The Promise Of NFL Players

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If there’s one thing kids are into these days, it’s bullying each other. It would be nice if they would stop, but they won’t listen to parents or teachers. It’s scientifically proven that the only people kids will listen to are NFL players, preferably at a special schoolwide assembly. So when public school districts in Maryland and Virginia were approached with a proposal—to have Ravens and Redskins players come speak…