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DEEP COVER: Dwyane Wade, sons honor Trayvon Martin for Ebony Magazine

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane, Zaire and Zion Wade pay tribute to Trayvon Martin om cover of Ebony Magazine Its been several weeks since the Zimmerman verdict, a “not guilty” verdict that divided a lot of people, but awakened many more. The September issue of EBONY Magazine features four different covers, including the NBA’s Dwyane Wade and his sons, …

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Greg Oden to join Miami Heat, sign two-year deal

Greg Oden

Center Greg Oden gets chance to revive career with the Miami Heat Greg Oden has not seen action on the court since 2009, but that did not deter Pat Riley from giving him a shot in Miami. Friday, the seven-foot center decided to join the Miami Heat, the defending NBA champions, in a quest to …

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Zimmerman not guilty verdict sends shockwaves through pro sports

Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman found not guilty, athletes react The not guilty verdict on the George Zimmerman murder trial brought about strong reaction from the sports world. Below are a few of tweets that express some anger, but mostly sadness from some of your favorite ball players… Everything happens for a reason. God uses things like this …

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Cleveland Cavaliers win first pick in draft lottery, again

Dan Gilbert’s Cleveland Cavaliers have landed the first pick in the NBA Draft for the second time in three years. In 2011, they drafted guard Kyrie Irving, a much needed cornerstone piece, after losing the league’s best player, LeBron James to free agency and eventual NBA Championship glory the previous year.

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Derrick Rose is oblivious to your criticism

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose says he didn’t know folks were mad While the angry and disenchanted are spending their time criticizing Derrick Rose for sitting on the bench during the Chicago Bulls’ current playoff run, HE is focused on his health and supporting his teammates. He says he didn’t know y’all were out here talkin’ so recklessly …

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Damian Lillard unanimously voted NBA Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard receives Rookie of the Year honors Damian Liilard has been named 2012-13 KIA NBA Rookie of the Year, by unanimous vote. During the announcement presser, Lillard spoke of his journey to the NBA, including a one-time desire to be a professional wrestler and an initial fear of playing football. Once he became comfortable …

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JUMPED THE BROOM: Michael Jordan weds Yvette Prieto in lavish ceremony

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto wed in Palm Beach Michael Jordan said “I do” Saturday, to former Cuban-American model, Yvette Prieto. The couple met in 2009, and became engaged in 2011.

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NBA player Jason Collins first active athlete to announce he is gay

Jason Collins

NBA’s Jason Collins becomes first openly gay active player Jason Collins “came out the closet” in an interview with Sports Illustrated, making him the first ever player to reveal he is gay while still actively playing a major sport. He is a 13 year veteran center of the NBA, whose twin brother, Jarron Collins, currently …

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