Category Archive: Ballertained

Muhammad Ali, icon, legend, dead at 74

A photo posted by Muhammad Ali (@muhammadali) on Dec 15, 2015 at 9:57am PST My “voice,” as writers call it, has been missing. I’ve been searching for it for quite some time. Just ask my parents, Stiletto Jill, Michael Tillery, Nate Jones, Freshalina and Dallas Penn. They all know. Ask, the Lord above, for He …

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Stuart Scott, ESPN Rainmaker, Dead at 49

Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott passes away at age 49 In early December, sitting alongside her MNF crew, Suzy Kolber tearfully expressed love and support for Scott in what was an eerie foreshadowing of what we learned today. This morning, with bated breath, ESPN anchor Hannah Storm delivered the news — Stuart Scott lost his battle with cancer.

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Ray Rice is jobless but the NFL’s job on domestic violence policy has finally begun

Ray Rice

Ray Rice released by the Baltimore Ravens amid new viral evidence of domestic violence Ray Rice, on a grand scale, has been outed as a domestic abuser. The NFL, on a grander scale, has been outed as an enabler. In mid-February, footage surfaced of Rice dragging his then fiancĂ©e, Janay Palmer, out of an Atlantic …

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Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. title in Little League World Series

Jackie Robinson West

Jackie Robinson West advances to World Series Championship The Jackie Robinson West Little League team has captured the hearts of Chicago and the country by battling their way to the World Series where they will face off against South Korea.

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Former NFL ref Mike Carey dissed the Redskins for years

Mike Carey

Mike Carey won’t be officiating your NFL games this season. In the event you missed it, he retired from being a referee and has joined CBS Sports and the NFL Network for game and rules analysis.

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SHE SAID YES: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union engaged

Gabrielle Union

D Wade and Gabrielle Union are engaged Gabrielle Union is soon to be Mrs. Dwyane Wade. The couple announced their engagement Saturday night via Instagram and love is in the air. Put your shades on and advance the ball to peep the ring…

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Deion Sanders and Babyface forge a bond for Tracey Edmonds and the kids

Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders wanted to meet Babyface before he met the children Babyface shares with Tracey Edmonds In case you’ve been under a rock, Deion Sanders is in a committed relationship with Tracey Edmonds. Yes, the same beautiful, business-savvy Tracey Edmonds who was married for over a decade to Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and unofficially married to …

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BIBS AND RATTLES: Chris and Adrienne Bosh welcome baby girl

chris and adrienne bosh

New baby for Chris and Adrienne Bosh Chris and Adrienne Bosh are the proud parents of a baby girl. The couple announced the arrival of their little bundle Monday night, via Twitter and WhoSay.

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