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  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery

    Apr 17, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *UCLA Health is issuing this statement at the request of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center this week with cardiovascular disease, and he underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery on April 16. The operation was performed by […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Documentary Set for HBO

    May 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Production has begun on an HBO documentary about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, reports Deadline.com. The NBA legend won multiple championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and UCLA Bruins en route to the Basketball Hall of Fame. Aside from being one of the most dominant basketball players of all time at the high school, college and pro levels, […]

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Puts Donald Sterling’s Mistress on Blast For Her ‘Betrayal’

    Apr 30, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *In an essay for Time, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is putting his two cents in regarding racist comments made by Donald Sterling. Although he sided with those who feel the LA Clippers owner is clearly racists, Jabbar also directed his anger towards, Sterling’s reported mistress, V. Stiviano as well as systems of oppresion that create the […]

  • Kevin Johnson: ‘Players Believe Commissioner Has Done His Duty’

    Apr 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    Kevin Johnson, the Sacramento mayor and former NBA All-Star, spoke Tuesday on behalf of NBA players, current and former, in support of Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision of a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for racist comments in an audio recording released last weekend, reports USA Today. “Today the players believe the […]

  • Pam Grier Kicks Off TV One’s ‘Unsung Hollywood’ Wednesday Night

    Feb 25, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *TV One’s “Unsung” series will receive a bit of help from an acting veteran when it expands for the premiere of “Unsung Hollywood” on Wednesday, February 26 at 10pm Eastern. Blaxploitation film queen Pam Grier will be the first entertainer profiled for the series, which profiles “black artists, entertainers and programming,” according to the network’s […]

  • NFL Considers Rule That Would Penalize Use of ‘N-Word’ on the Field

    Feb 24, 14 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *As the NFL’s competition committee soon considers a rule that would penalize players for using the N-word on the field, one veteran believes it will be difficult for the league to police the use of the racial slur, reports ESPN. “I think it’s going to be really tough to legislate this rule, to find a […]