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Some insane basketball players change their name to World Peace. In the meantime, another insane basketball player could hold the key to world peace. That’s right… we’re talking about Dennis Rodman. Perhaps the unlikeliest cultural ambassador in world history, Rodman is heading to North Korea this week along with three members of the Harlem Globetrotters and a TV crew from something called VICE media, as initially reported by the Associated Press. The Worm will be running a basketball camp for North Korean youths and playing pickup games with the locals for what is bound to be the greatest experiment in the history of reality television. (In other words, the first good experiment). Rodman is arriving as rhetoric heats up between the US and North Korea, as the Koreans are reportedly attempting to work on a nuclear bomb capable of reaching Hawaii since they’ve apparently figured out how to launch things more than 100 yards now. The idea, theoretically, is that maybe Rodman could spar...
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The attraction between Dennis Rodman and North Korea may indeed be mutual.
On Monday, the news emerged that the former rebounding bad boy would be heading to the politically isolated country to engage in some “basketball diplomacy,” and convince the country to go a peaceful route — which would certainly conflict with its nuclear ambitions. By Wednesday Rodman had apparently...
Eccentric Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman, raised eyebrows when he made the wrong assumption Tuesday that Psy, famous for ‘Gangnam Style’, a song referencing the lifestyle associated with the Gangnam District of Seoul, the capital of South Korea, was from North Korea. Psy fired back at the playful-intended, but, wrongful Tweet, setting the record straight that he is actually...
It's true, I'm in North Korea.Looking forward to sitting down with Kim Jung Un.I love the people of North Korea. #WORMinNorthKorea
— Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) February 26, 2013
Yes, that headline and that tweet are true. Dennis Rodman is in North Korea as part of a "basketball diplomacy" initiative that will be shown as part of a...
Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday as part of a sports diplomacy initiative with VICE media. Rodman and members of the Harlem Globetrotters will be running a basketball camp for children, which will be filmed for a documentary airing on HBO in April as part of a larger series.
While the foreign relations between the United States and North Korea are as strained as...
Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an ''awesome guy'' and said his father and grandfather were ''great leaders.''
Rodman, the highest-profile American to meet Kim since he inherited power from father Kim Jong Il in 2011, watched a basketball game with the...
I guess this at least confirms that Dennis Rodman does indeed write his own tweets.
The Worm is in North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters filming a TV show, and made the false assumption that Gangnam Style star PSY resided in Kim Jong-un’s country.
@dennisrodman I’m from #SOUTH man!!! kk
— PSY (@psy_oppa) February 27, 2013
As you can see, PSY was quick to correct him. I...
Yes, this really is happening. Dennis Rodman is going to North Korea to help push sports diplomacy in the communist nation.
As reported by AP Rodman along with three members of the Harlem Globetrotters and VICE media team are going to North Korea to shoot footage for a new show set to air on HBO.
Rodman is due to arrive in Pyongyang on Tuesday. All this news comes in the wake...
Former San Antonio Spurs forward Dennis Rodman is back in the spotlight. "The Worm" is in North Korea to bring basketball diplomacy to the country -- one of the United States' heated rivals.
Rodman is joining three members of the Harlem Globetrotters to film some segments for a television show while also showing and teaching some of North Korea's people about...
We reported on Tuesday that NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman was leading a contingent of basketball players to North Korea for a hoop-oriented tour of the secretive nation. The Worm seemed like an odd choice for a diplomatic mission, but now it all makes sense. The above photo is of Kim Jong Un at a Swiss prep school (what, North Korean schools aren’t good enough?) in the 1990s...
Former national basketball association star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world's drabbest dress code: North Korea., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/rodman-worms-way-into-north-korea-for-show
Rodman looks like he has survived a nuke.
Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North
Korea with VICE media company - tattoos, piercings, bad-boy
reputation and all.