Tag Archives: basketball

  • Students’ ‘White Power’ Tweets After High School B-Ball Game Shocks Michigan Residents

    Mar 19, 14 by Brainuser1 1 Comment

    *With the success of basketball players like Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neill and Michael Jordan, its really no surprise that basketball has come to be known as a black sport. There was no better proof of this than an occurrence that took place last Thursday, when a hailstorm of racist tweets was […]

  • Chris Brown Sued Over Alleged Assault at 24-Hour Fitness

    Feb 14, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Before a judge ordered him to anger management, Chris Brown allegedly claimed he was a member of the Bloods gang and beat up a man playing against him in a pick-up basketball game at a 24-Hour Fitness. And now that man is suing the singer. TMZ reports that Malcolm Ausbon filed a lawsuit claiming he […]

  • LeBroning! The Latest Viral Verb (Watch)

    Jan 20, 14 by FahniaThomas Leave a comment

    * First there was planking, then there was Tebowing, Kaepernicking, and Dufnering. And now we have the newest viral verb – LeBroning! In the latest viral video fad, people are taking Miami Heat star LeBron James‘ habit of flopping on the floor, during NBA games, into the real world.

  • Metta World Peace May Change His Name Again This Season (Watch)

    Dec 7, 13 by PJ 1 Comment

    *Now that Metta World Peace is playing in New York, Knicks fans were wondering if he’ll change back to his original name, Ron Artest. During an interview a while back with “ClevverNews,” Mr. World Peace said he is planning a name change for this season, but not legally. “We are going to do a name […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The National Pastime

    Jul 22, 13 by Trevor Brookins 2 Comments

    *Once upon a time Alexis de Tocqueville, conducting a study of the United States, concluded that understanding baseball was critical to understanding the culture of American society at large. How could he come to such a conclusion? 1. American society celebrates individualism. The country was founded (and pushed westward settlement) based on the idea that […]

  • The Flop That Cost Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh $5,000 (Watch)

    Jun 14, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

      *Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has been fined $5,000 for flopping during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, the league announced today. [Scroll down to watch.] The dramatic occurrence happened midway through the second quarter with the Heat leading 41-32 against the San Antonio Spurs. Bosh was trailing Spurs forward Tim Duncan as the […]