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In the little more than a week since Jason Collins came out, some of the greatest wisdom on the situation has come from some unlikely sources. Metta World Peace offered one of the most memorable insights, claiming that Collins’ announcement had inspired him to wear a Cookie Monster outfit to a news conference.
Charles Barkley, who is also known to say some outrageous things, was anything but obnoxious on Tuesday on The Dan Patrick Show. In response to a question about whether he had ever played with a gay player, Barkley was practical.
“Of course I did,” Barkley said. “Everybody played with a gay teammate, Dan. It’s no big deal.”
Collins, 34, became the first male athlete actively playing in a major U.S. professional league to declare he was gay when he authored a first-person column for Sports Illustrated last week. Since Collins’ announcement, most of the NBA has been supportive, including his former Celtics teammates.
Those former teammates may be the key to Collins gaining accep...
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Nearing the end of Monday night’s edition of “Inside the NBA”, analysts Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley decided to face each other in a three-point contest. Here were the rules: 1) First person makes a three-pointer wins 2) That’s about it….. *** Shaq beats Barkley in 3-pt contest [Sports Grid]
It is no secret that TNT’s Charles Barkley and ESPN’s Skip Bayless don’t exactly like each other and back on Tuesday, it appears that the Chuckster might be daydreaming a little bit too much.
Watch as Chuck tells Matt Winer that if he could ever get Skip Bayless in a room that he might cause some bodily harm to the former Dallas Morning-News reporter:
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During last night's episode of Inside the NBA, Charles Barkley shared his true feelings on First Take carnival barker Skip Bayless with America. Barkley has not exactly Bayless' biggest supporter over the years and he repeated those sentiments on TNT in quite the creative manner as you'll see above. I wonder if this will make his Emmy tape for next year.
It's been eight years since Charles Barkley first said Skip Bayless was "one of the two people I'd like to kill." He's done little to hide his contempt for Bayless's jackassery ever since. Two nights ago on TNT, Barkley delightfully reminded us his hatred will never die.
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Shaquille O'Neal beat someone in a shooting contest. There is something I never thought I would say.Shaq upset Charles Barkley in a hilarious showing of 3-point shooting prowess Monday night. The spectacle occurred on TNT's Inside the NBA.As you can see, Shaq was rather animated after securing the win.Surely a free throw contest would have yielded different results.Via SportsGrid
Carolyn Moos, the former fiancee of Jason Collins, revealed last week she is planning on freezing her eggs — after she said the basketball star wasted eight years of her life lying to her about his sexuality.
Moos said she always thought she would get married to Collins and have his children but these dreams were understandably shattered when he broke up with her in 2009 without...
Let’s face it Barkley is known just as much for his lack of eloquent speech more than anything else these days. So, let’s add this to one of the ‘greatest hits’ in Barkley’s losing battle vs grammar.
We all know that Charles Barkley can struggle with words sometimes so this shouldn’t be that big of a surprise. Listen below as Barkley completely butchers Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng’s name.
The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala.
Last week, Collins became the first active player in any of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay. President Barack Obama called the 34-year-old athlete the same day to congratulate him and tell him he was proud of his courage...
JR The Bossman (@JRTheBossman) will be joined by Robert Littal (@BlkSportsOnline), CEO/Founder of BlackSportsOnline.com to talk about the top stories in sports and entertainment such as how Jason Collins is still cashing out, the NBA Playoffs, Rob’s trip to Vegas for the Mayweather fight and educate the Dollarnaires on things that will ensure success in their everyday lives.
These dope posters created by Caroline Blanchet (@ptitecao) from France truly capture NBA legends Charles Barkley , Shawn Kemp, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Hakeem Olajuwon and Bill Russell. Each one shares a great moment in basketball history and will take [...]
Random questions is back. I don't have a good name for the series outside of random questions. If you have an idea, please let me know and I'll put it to good use. If you aren't aware, this series is me asking people a handful of random questions that I think of at the time. That's pretty much it. Some are sports related. Most are not.
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