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  • Wizards’ John Wall Breaks Down Over Death of 6-Year Old Miyah (Watch)

    Dec 9, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Washington Wizards star John Wall fought back tears last night after dedicating his performance to his 6-year-old friend Miyah Telemaque-Nelson who died of cancer Monday morning. “This is an emotional game for me,” Wall said following the win against the Celtics. “This is for Miyah …one of my close friends that I lost that I […]

  • Marcin Gortat Jokingly Co-Signs In-Game Fighting in the NBA

    Dec 7, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *With a father who won two bronze Olympic medals, Marcin Gortat knows a thing or two about fighting. So it’s no surprise that the Washington Wizards center would advocate the league taking a page out of the NHL’s manual and practice in-game fighting between players. According to Fox Sports, Gortat offered his two cents on […]

  • Jason Collins Talks to ABC News about Coming Out (Watch)

    Apr 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Washington Wizards center Jason Collins, who became the first openly gay athlete in a major American team sport when he revealed his sexuality on Monday, gave his first post-closet interview to ABC News, calling his pioneer status “mind-boggling.” “I never set out to be the first,” Collins told “Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos in […]

  • Jason Collins Makes History: First Openly Gay (Male) Professional Athlete

    Apr 29, 13 by EurPublisher 12 Comments

    *Somebody had to be the first active professional athlete to come out of the closet. Well, Washington Wizards center Jason Colins today said he’s the one. Collins, who’s been in the NBA since 2001, revealed that he is a homosexual. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins told Sports Illustrated. He […]

  • Javaris Crittenton Accused of Slapping Baby Mama

    Dec 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been accused of slapping his baby mama across the face as she was breastfeeding their 1-day old child, TMZ reports. Crittenton has temporarily been ordered to stay at least 100 yards away from Tyress Daniels and their newborn son after she filed court documents outlining a pattern of domestic […]

  • Nets Coach to Haters: ‘Keep Booing Kris Humphries’

    Dec 27, 11 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *Kris Humphries was booed again by fans of an opposing team, but the New Jersey Nets player and his coach are encouraging the boo birds to keep it going, as it only motivates the player and has ultimately led to two victories. “People were talking crazy last year,” Humphries told The Record after his team’s […]