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Jay-Z Pens Open Letter to Brooklyn Nets Fans After Selling Shares

Jay-Z Pens Open Letter to Brooklyn Nets Fans After Selling Shares

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As you already know, Jay-Z is exiting his throne as Nets co-owner to get some athlete money, thus he has to sell his shares of his hometown team. Via Entertainment Weekly/LifeAndTimes Remember when Jay-Z was just a guy who rapped about money and women, and his only business ventures were the stillborn careers of Amil and Freeway? Now he’s a major mogul letting the world know how he plans on…

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

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An upcoming documentary will look at the life and career of Julius Erving, on the 30th anniversary of his only NBA championship. “The Doctor” will air on NBA TV on June 10, between games of the NBA Finals. The 90-minute program features rare footage from his ABA career. Dr. J later came to the NBA and helped the Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 title. One of basketball’s best-known high flyers, the Hall…

Eddie Jordan to Take Over As Head Coach At Rutgers

Eddie Jordan to Take Over As Head Coach At Rutgers

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Eddie Jordan, a Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach who once led Rutgers to the Final Four, is close to taking over at his alma mater for Mike Rice, who was fired after video was released of him physically and verbally abusing players. A source told the Associated Press that Jordan, a Washington, D.C. native, is meeting Sunday with interim athletic director Carl Kirschner to finalize the language in the contract…

Michael Jordan’s Alleged Baby Mama Re-Files Paternity Suit

Michael Jordan’s Alleged Baby Mama Re-Files Paternity Suit

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Michael Jordan’s alleged baby mama Pamela Smith is vowing to re-file her paternity suit against His Airness, despite calling off the dogs last month. Pamela claimed Michael fathered 16-year-old son Grant Reynolds, a.k.a. Taj Jordan, who urged her to make the legal claim against the NBA legend. Smith, seen below, dropped the lawsuit without explanation and Jordan immediately lashed out, asking the judge to nail her with his attorneys’ fees…

Is Kobe Bryant retiring?

Is Kobe Bryant Really Throwing In the Towel And Retiring?

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Reported by Malcolm Morrow Kobe Bryant is expected to make a decision as early as this summer on whether or not he will retire from the league or renew his contract when it ends after the 2013-2014 season. Kobe Bryant has played for the Los Angeles Lakers for the past 17 seasons and has amassed five championship rings and numerous accolades, nicknames, titles, and broken records. Bryant has been hinting…

6-Month-Old Jonylah Laid to Rest Today After Drive-By Shooting in Chicago

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The heart-breaking story of Jonylah Watkins had finally been put to rest today. The 6-month-old’s, who was shoot and killed in a drive-by shooting, funeral was held this morning. This tragedy has brought much attention to the issue of gun violence. Madame Noire reported: Today people will come together in the city to say goodbye to Jonylah Watkins, as her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. But visitation for…

Lil Wayne at it Again:  Says He Slept with NBA Star Chris Bosh’s Wife

Lil Wayne at it Again: Says He Slept with NBA Star Chris Bosh’s Wife

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Maybe someone needs to pray for Lil Wayne, since it appears that he’s finally lost it.  Just a few days after having one of his songs taken off the air for comparing the face of Emmett Till to a v*gina, Wayne is making headlines again for going on a public rampage against NBA star Chris Bosh.   During All Star Weekend, Wayne apparently felt the need to inform a crowd…

Julian Newman: 4-foot, 5-inch Basketball Phenomenon

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By Darron Smith Standing at a height of 4-foot, 5-inches tall, and weighing in at 70 pounds, Julian Newman, an 11-year-old basketball prodigy, has taken the sporting world by storm. Though he is 4-years younger than his teammates and a good 14-inches shorter than most of them, this young man has moves that havecaptured the attention of the viewing world, including Inside Edition, Steve Harvey and the NBA. In fact,…

Judge Tells Stephon Marbury You Owe Your Mistress $330k in ‘Hush Money’

Judge Tells Stephon Marbury You Owe Your Mistress $330k in ‘Hush Money’

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Married ex-NBA star Stephon Marbury learned the hard way … if you promise your mistress a boatload of “hush money” in writing … you will HAVE to cough up the cash, this according to a NY judge. Long story short … Marbury struck a deal with Thurayyah Mitchell — the personal chef he banged back in 2006 — to keep quiet on their love affair, in exchange for a $900,000…

Bill Clinton Joins Kobe and Vanessa Bryant At Grand Opening Of Their Homeless Housing Project

Bill Clinton Joins Kobe and Vanessa Bryant At Grand Opening Of Their Homeless Housing Project

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Kobe and Vanessa Bryant met with the press today at My Friend’s Place, a haven for homeless youth based in Hollywood, to announce their intention to “help [homeless youth] kick butt” and build self-sufficient lives. The couple are forming a new charity initiative, the Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation (KVBFF), to eradicate youth homelessness in Los Angeles. Bryant admitted that he and Vanessa still need a lot more education…

Dwayne Wade Suspended After Kicking NBA Star In The Grion [VIDEO]

Dwayne Wade Suspended After Kicking NBA Star In The Grion [VIDEO]

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Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat was suspended one game without pay by the National Basketball Association for kicking Ramon Sessions of the Charlotte Bobcats in the groin. Wade, who is averaging 20.2 points, 4.6 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game for the Eastern Conference-leading Heat (20-6), will miss tonight’s game in Detroit against the Pistons (9-22), the NBA said in a release. Wade, 30, made contact with Sessions with…

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

Lil Wayne Pays Off $8 Million IRS Debt

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According to Gossip Extra,  Lil Wayne paid his bill after the IRS put not one or two but three liens on his properties. According to Miami-Dade County records, Tunechi owed $3.6M snd 2.3M in taxes 2008 and $2,258,956 in 2008 and 2009 alone, respectively. The IRS came after the “No Worries” rapper last year when they found out he was trying to sell his 15,000 square foot Miami Beach mansion for $11.6M….

Allen Iverson has filed a lawsuit against the lender for his mortgage on his Atlanta mansion

Allen Iverson Fights to Save Atlanta Mansion from Foreclosure

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Former NBA star Allen Iverson has really been strapped for cash over the past few years. His monthly income is over $62,,000/month; however, the 11-time All Star baller reportedly racks up over $350,000/month in expenses ranging from entertainment to utility bills. Iverson recently made headlines when celebrity gossip site TMZ learned that his $4.5 million Atlanta mansion was up for foreclosure and set to be auctioned on December 4. Iverson…

Dennis Rodman Ordered To Pay Half A Million In Back Child Support

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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been found in contempt of court and ordered to pay $500,000 in back child support to his ex-wife, her attorney said Thursday. The flamboyant basketball player known for his off-court antics was sentenced to informal probation, his ex-wife’s attorney, Mary Ann Noiroux said. Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Barry Michaelson warned Rodman could face jail time if he doesn’t pay the child support, she…

Allen Iverson’s Atlanta Mansion Goes On The Auction Block

Allen Iverson’s Atlanta Mansion Goes On The Auction Block

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Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson’s fall from grace continues. Most recently, new surfaced that he’s about to lose his massive Atlanta mansion. According to TMZ.com, the bank is gearing up to sell his Atlanta home in auction on Tuesday (December 4) after the 37-year-old former NBA player defaulted on his mortgage and the property was foreclosed on. Iverson purchased the home back in 2010 for $4.5 million, and can still…