go to MSN.com
Found July 02, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:

Via Sportress of Blogitude:

A long time ago in an era untouched by reality show drivel, MTV aired videos, and the network had people called VJs who would serve as an intermediary between viewers and said music videos. Some of them became legends. The names of the original lineup featuring Martha Quinn, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and JJ Jackson still evoke nostalgic memories for people of my age group. Yes, I’m old.

Anyway, one of the stalwarts from the 1990s era of video jockeying was Kennedy, an outrageous, nerdish and entertaining young lady who was just alternative enough without trying to be she became a cult hero to “Daria” fans all over the country, possibly inspiring the likes of geek goddesses such as Olivia Munn.

Kennedy has written a book about her heady experiences as a household name way back when entitled “The Kennedy Chronicles” . In it, she regales readers with a story about how Michael Jordan, then a member of the Chicago Bulls and now the majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats, apparently tried to win her virginity during a game of dice.

Via TMZ:

Kennedy — who was a huge MTV VJ back in the ’90s — details the encounter in her new book “The Kennedy Chronicles” … explaining how she was having dinner with MJ and Russell Simmons at the Bowery Bar in NYC, when Michael broke out some dice.

Before long, Kennedy says, Jordan decided it was “time to play for something” … and said, “If I win, you come back to my hotel room with me tonight.”

Kennedy says she freaked out because she was a virgin  … so she asked if they could play for Knicks tickets instead.

And that’s when Jordan allegedly reminded Kennedy he had a wife — and offered her Nets tickets as a consolation.

4 Comments:
  • As Mike Jordan told me one time about Kennedy.......

    " she be four eyes "
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Former MTV-VJ claims Michael Jordan wanted to play dice for her virginity

This brings a whole new meaning to the Jordan Rules. Apparently, he makes his own. The NBA’s greatest player of all-time and current bumbling owner of the Charlotte, Michael Jordan, is well-known for his love of high-stakes gambling. What you may not have known is that it wasn’t just money that he would play for. Well, that’s if we are to believe former MTV-VJ Kennedy. She...

Chicago Bulls to waive Richard Hamilton

The Chicago Bulls will reportedly waive guard Richard Hamilton before July 10 rather than guarantee his $5 million salary for the 2013-14 season. The move will make Hamilton an unrestricted free agent. The 35-year-old Hamilton has played in just 78 games over the past two seasons, missing a whopping 70 contests due to injuries. When he did play, the 13-year veteran never cemented...

Derrick Rose: ‘I had to be selfish’ in rehab

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose said he is still recovering from ACL surgery, and said he had to be selfish with his rehab, that’s why he missed the entire 2012-13 season. Rose gave an interview to Bulls TV that was posted on the team’s website Wednesday. “It was hard. One of 

Mike Dunleavy signs with the Chicago Bulls

Mike Dunleavy will be bringing his talents to Chicago next year Free agent Mike Dunleavy has verbally committed to sign a two-year, six million dollar deal with the Chicago Bulls, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The deal bring the Bulls a versatile swing man who can handle the rock and shoot from the outside. The move should solidify the Bulls second unit and provide insurance if...

Bobcats hit free agency with needs at center, guard

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The first day of NBA free agency largely centered around the circus thats become Dwight Howard, but there was major news in Charlotte as well, with the Charlotte Observer reporting that the Bobcats are after center Al Jefferson. With 21 million in cap space, it was hard to see the Bobcats not being major players this summer with a marquee free agent. Jefferson...

Forman downplays friction with Thibodeau

Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman says it was his call to lay off the top assistant of coach Tom Thibodeau. Forman said Monday it was the best decision for the Bulls to not renew the contract of Ron Adams, who had rejoined the Bulls in 2010 after serving as an assistant with Oklahoma City. He earlier had a five-year run in Chicago from 2003 to 2008. Head coaches in the NBA...

Derrick Rose Still 'Not Done Yet' With ACL Rehab

Derrick Rose underwent surgery to repair his torn ACL in May 2012, and he said recently that he still has not fully completed his rehabilitation toward a full recovery. “It was hard, one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to go through in my life,” Rose told the Chicago Bulls' team website After surgery when you start running ... when you have an injury like this there...

Bulls' Rose says sitting out was 'right decision'

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says he's still recovering from knee surgery and vows to show sitting out last season was the right decision. In an interview posted Wednesday on the team's website, Rose said he had to be selfish in his rehab as he tried to work his way back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee even though sitting out was ''one...

Charlotte Bobcats are interested in free agent forward/center Al Jefferson

One would think that the Charlotte Bobcats would be this amazing team with the amount of lottery selections they have since their early beginnings.  On the other hand, they are [...]

Derrick Rose Wants To Prove, Not Tell Fans He Made Right Decision

In a new interview with Bulls TV, his first sit-down with the team since tearing his ACL in April 2012, Derrick Rose talks about why he didn’t speak much last season, how he spent his time while sidelined all of last season, being the most focused he’s ever been, and proving to his fans that he made the right decision. “This is the most I’ve ever worked on my craft and the...
MY KIND OF TOWN

Bulls sign Mike Dunleavy Jr.

The Chicago Bulls are shopping for shooters and a report says they've found one.  Former Milwaukee Buck Mike Dunleavy, Jr. has agreed to a two year deal with the Bulls.

Nazr Mohammed Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bulls

Nazr Mohammed has reached agreement with the Chicago Bulls on a one-year deal. Mohammed signed with the Bulls last offseason. Mohammed appeared in 63 games with averages of 2.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in just 11.0 minutes.

Bulls Rejecting LaMarcus Aldridge's Agency Desire For Trade

The Bulls are rebuffing attempts by LaMarcus Aldridge's agency to bring the Portland Trail Blazers' star in a trade to Chicago, according to sources. Aldridge shares the same agency as Derrick Rose. The Bulls are unwilling to discuss a trade centering on Joakim Noah and Jimmy Butler for Aldridge. Aldridge denied last week that he requested a trade from the Blazers.

Is Derrick Rose being selfish?

Bulls guard Derrick Rose has come forward and admitted to being selfish. Rose took a lot of heat during the post-season when the Chicago franchise hinted he could be ready to make a return from his ACL injury. After the Bulls advanced from the 1st round, they faced the defending champion Miami Heat. Rose decided he was still not ready to return to the court, and sat out the series...

Nazr Mohammed staying with Bulls

Veteran center Nazr Mohammed says he is staying with the Chicago Bulls. Mohammed announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will re-sign with his hometown team, saying it was ''an easy decision'' and he was looking forward to ''going to battle with a group of guys who never made excuses and just tried to find a way to win.'' Several media outlets also...
RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Phil Jackson upset with Knicks' lack of conditioning

The New York Knicks are about to undergo a major overhaul and it could affect more than just the coaching staff.  ESPN New York’s Ian Begley is reporting that Knicks President Phil Jackson was extremely disappointed in the Knicks overall conditioning as a team. Jackson told his players to expect personnel changes this summer and he reportedly also expects them to return in much...
Via Thacover2
9 hours ago  | 

Marcus Lattimore says he's fully recovered, ready to play

San Francisco 49ers’ 2013 fourth round draft pick Marcus Lattimore says he’s healthy enough to play, and ready for a chance to prove he deserves to be on the field. Lattimore says he’s fully recovered from the gruesome knee injury that he suffered in college, and the running back is ready to show coach Jim Harbaugh that he deserves to play. “If he wants to put me in, he’ll...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  | 

Andrei Kirilenko's wife upset that husband was benched

The Nets’ 94-87 victory over the Raptors in Game 1 of their best-of-seven first round series had a lot of Brooklyn fans tweeting their joy at the win — all except one. Kind of.The win was surprising considering the fact that super sub and mid-game spark-plug Andrei Kirilenko didn't play a single minute for Brooklyn.And it appears his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova...
Via The Other Paper
19 hours ago  | 

Charles Barkley rips Pacers, calls them 'wussies'

Charles Barkley called out the indiana Pacers on Sunday. During TNT's NBA playoff coverage, Chuck called Indiana "dogs" and "wussies."
Via Gamedayr
11 hours ago  | 

John Harbaugh honored with statue at Miami (Ohio)

The Associated Press Baltimore Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh was honored by the University of Miami (Ohio) on Saturday when he was inducted into the school’s Cradle of Coaches.  Harbaugh unveiled the bronze statue which shows him with his right arm raised in triumph. Harbaugh said the pose was a ‘winning pose’ and he  likes it very much. “I like the pose,” he said...
Via DC Sports-Kings
13 hours ago  | 

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for three murders that he didn’t commit, died at age 76 after suffering from prostate cancer. Carter’s story symbolized racial injustice. Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington portrayed the boxer in the 1999 movie The Hurricane. Bob Dylan told Carter’s story in the 1975 song “Hurricane.” Carter was...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
15 hours ago  | 

Rockets looking to make room for Carmelo Anthony?

According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets are confident that they can make the moves necessary in order to sign upcoming free agent Carmelo Anthony. In order to free up enough cap space, the Rockets would have to trade Omer Asik and/or Jeremy Lin. With the NBA’s salary cap projected to rise $5 million, the Rockets have […]The post Rockets Confident About Signing Carmelo Anthony...
Via Hoops-Nation
17 hours ago  | 

Report: Ivan Nova has partial tear in throwing elbow

getty images The New York Yankees suffered a 16-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday but the worst part of it is an injury suffered by starting pitcher Ivan Nova. Nova, 27, left the game after four innings in which he allowed eight runs on eight hits and a walk. Of the eight hits, four were home runs. Nova also struck out four. He threw 82 pitches for the Yankees in the game before the...
Via Tireball.com
18 hours ago  | 

Brian Hartline may be entering final season with Dolphins?

A source with knowledge of the situation tells Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post that the Dolphins want to go “heavy on offense” in this year’s NFL draft and are considering their options at running back and wide receiver. Interestingly enough, Abramson’s source mentioned that if the Dolphins were to draft a receiver, it would likely lead to Miami parting ways...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  | 

Report: Tom Savage declines invitation to attend draft

Former Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback Tom Savage is arguably the fastest-rising prospect in the entire 2014 NFL Draft class. Over the last month, he’s emerged from a projected third-day selection (fourth to seventh round) to a potential late first round/early second round pick. On Thursday, it was announced that Savage had received an invitation to attend the draft (May 8-10)...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  | 
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.