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Writer. @columbiajourn alum. Formerly @TIME Books, @PEOPLEmag & @ESSENCEonline. I'm a star, how could I not shine.

Former NBA Players Who Are Now Sports Commentators — We've watched them dunk, do impressive basketball moves and win NBA championships. After their ring-winning careers or record breaking resumes, these former hoopstars are now sports television personalities from a witty Charles Barkley to a soft-spoken Shaquille O'Neal. Here is a list of some of the best sports commentators. 1.

Beyonce Releases Personal Video Where She Reflects on 2014 Achievements — She's the real celebrity who broke the Internet with her no-publicity, self-titled album, last December. The surprise digital collection was released on iTunes and contained 17 visually pleasing music videos.

Mo’Ne Davis Continues to Make Profits — (Image: Back in August, the sports world was certainly delighted to read crowded headlines featuring a 13-year-old little leaguer named Mo'Ne Davis that had a violent 70-mph fastball. Jaws dropped when the self-assured girl graced the cover of Sports Illustrated 's August issue.

Top Sports Endorsement Deals — These days, most athletes seem to be business savvy. While others have smartly used the press to promote their charity events or separate endorsement deals. There was Tiger Woods' motorcycle deal, carmaker Kia electing LeBron James as the brand ambassador, OKC's Kevin Durant partnering with ...

First NBA Player Placed on A Postage Stamp — The movement started with a seven-word headline: "Postal Service Should Put Wilt on Stamp." Donald Hunt, a sports columnist at the Philadelphia Tribune, wrote the 2008 article. Inspired by Hunt's commentary, people started calling the paper, asking about the possibility of honoring basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain with a postage stamp.

The Best Super Bowl Halftime Performances — Be honest. Some of us only tune in to Super Bowl Sunday just for the halftime show performances. And, each year, seems to be better than ever. Here is a list of the best Super Bowl shows along with the financial gains for each celebrity. From Beyonce's calculated tour announcement to rock ...

Tiger Woods Signs Biggest Endorsement Deal in Five Years — Tiger Woods has never ridden a motorcycle, but has a new endorsement deal with Hero MotoCorp, a manufacturer of the two-wheel bikes based in India. The five-year contract is expected to pay the golf star $6 million to $8 million annually, reported ESPN. His agent, Mark Steinberg, refused to ...

Eric Holder Expected to Hold Roundtable Meetings in Five Cities — Before Eric Holder was attorney general, he had experienced his share of humiliating encounters with the police. On one occasion an officer flashed his car lights at Holder, while yelling: "Where are you going? Hold it." Holder was only heading to a movie in a well-to-do Washington, D.C. ...

University of Alabama-Birmingham’s Football Program is Scratched — It's over. Just like that. ​O​n Tuesday, Dec. 2, the University of Alabama-Birmingham announced that it was discontinuing its football program. Th​at​ decision makes the institution "the first in college sports' tier to do so in nearly 20 years," reported the New York Times. Terminating the program was due to financial reasons.

Aretha Franklin Set to be Honored With Billboard’s Icon Award — Respect! Aretha Franklin will be presented with Billboard's Women in Music Icon Award---the first of its kind---on Dec. 12 at Cipriani in New York City. In the magazine's Dec. 3 announcement, Billboard described the prestigious trophy for an iconic "female artist whose career has had a ...
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Dec 18, 2014

My niece wants me to buy her an iPhone 6 for X-Mas. Whatever happened to asking Santa Clause. #imjustsaying

Dec 17, 2014

RT @Deardarkness: NYT: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series coming to @MuseumModernArt (incl. part of my new poem "Thataway" for the show)

Dec 17, 2014

RT @nationalbook: Contributors include #NBAward Winners Nikki Finney, Terrance Hayes, Finalists @Deardarkness,Yusef Komunyakaa, & more @Mus…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @blkintechnology: @AlisaGumbs @RobH3 @e4youth #GenDiversity It's imperative that we not only educate our youth but also our adults in tech.

Dec 17, 2014

RT @JPHazelwood: Let's start w/definition of #millennial. Varied birth years but common thread is born in early 80s to 90s. #GenDiversity

Dec 15, 2014

That moment when you realize your power. #dreams @JosephNevels, I told you in due time. #winning Congrats

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