Found February 17, 2012 on Yahoo! Sports:
PLAYERS: Whitney Houston
By now you have probably heard of the tenuous attempt to link Aaron Ramsey's occasional goal-scoring to several notable deaths that have happened in the days that followed. Osama Bin Laden, Steve Jobs, Muammar Gaddafi and, most recently, Whitney Houston … Continue reading →

KFI’s ‘John & Ken’ Suspended For ‘Insensitive And Inappropriate Comments’ About Whitney Houston

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — KFI-AM radio’s popular afternoon talk show hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou – “John and Ken” – were suspended Thursday for comments made on their radio show in the wake of the death of Whitney Houston. The suspension is effective immediately, according to a statement from KFI that did not include the specific comments that led to the disciplinary...

Whitney Houston was a trailblazer for young girls

I weep for you, Whitney Houston. Your tragic death stole my breath. And I am still full. But Whitney, I wonder if you really knew what you meant to us - those garden-variety black girls who grew up back in the day.

Aretha: Whitney Houston's legacy lives

Aretha Franklin found out about goddaughter Whitney Houston's death the way many of her fans did -- on television. The Queen of Soul spoke Friday to Al Roker on NBC's "Today" and revealed that she "jumped off the side of the bed" and said "Oh my God" upon hearing the news.

Mitch Albom: Death for Houston as sad as her life

Whitney Houston is finally at peace. Which is far different than how she was treated for the six days after she died.

Franklin asked to perform at funeral for Houston

Aretha Franklin has been asked to perform at Whitney Houston's funeral, Franklin's spokeswoman said Wednesday. The Detroit star was the godmother of Houston, who grew up knowing Franklin as Auntie Ree, as the Free Press reported in the 1980s.

Whitney Houston Funeral Set For Saturday With Online Viewership Possible

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Whitney Houston will be buried in New Jersey, one week to the day she was found dead in a bathtub in the Beverly Hilton. The 48-year-old superstar (singer, actress, producer) will be remembered in a private, invitation-only ceremony. More than 1,500 guests are expected, including Chaka Khan,  Valerie Simpson (of Ashford & Simpson fame), music mogul LA Reid...

Whitney Houston's N.J. neighbors remember friendly star

Neighbors called Whitney Houston "sweet" and "friendly." She waved when she took walks, sent them Christmas cards, and supported a local children's charity.

A poignant, spiritual funeral service for Whitney Houston

In a hometown funeral service that resonated with gospel hymns and preaching that “brought the world to church,” Whitney Houston was remembered Saturday for her beauty, vulnerabilities -- and her powerful gift of voice.

Outside Whitney Houston's funeral: 'We're hurting too'

Three hours before Whitney Houston's funeral was to begin Saturday, about three dozen fans gathered at a corner four blocks up the street from the New Hope Baptist Church, the closest police permitted them to be.

Coroner seeking Whitney Houston's medical, pharmacy records

The Los Angeles County coroner's office has issued subpoenas for medical and pharmacy records from Whitney Houston's doctors and medical providers, which is standard procedure in such investigations, an official said.

Nets honor Whitney Houston with Super Bowl anthem

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Nets honored the late Whitney Houston by playing her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" from the 1991 Super Bowl before their game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.The Newark-born singer died in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday at the age of 48. ...

Much of Whitney Houston's funeral was a Detroit affair

Much of Whitney Houston's invitation-only, star-studded funeral was a Detroit affair. Several members of the Motor City's first family of gospel, the Winans, played key roles in the service that was watched by millions all over the world.

Jeremy Lin Harvard Highlights

“And you thought Zuckerberg was the only Harvard kid with a highlight reel T…” Harvard (L)intelligence We all know by now the Jeremy Lin story.  If you don’t, I should also tell you Whitney Houston died, and the sun came up again this morning.  One thing that’s hard to figure out about this kid is how did he go undrafted with this highlight reel.  This kid is legit...

Grave sites of the famous attract visitors long after their deaths

History suggests that Whitney Houston's grave site in Westfield, N.J., will become a permanent destination for her fans.

Possibly in honor of Whitney Houston, Lindsay Lohan to host SNL

March 3, 2012 -- Mark your calendars! Lindsay Lohan is going to host Saturday Night Live. Probably because she already as LIN in her name. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta check Bob's... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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