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SHE SAID YES: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union engaged

Ballertainment D Wade and Gabrielle Union are engaged Gabrielle Union is soon to be Mrs. Dwyane Wade. The couple announced their engagement Saturday night via Instagram and love is in the air. Put your shades on and advance the ball to peep the ring… Job well done, Mr. Wade. The couple has been dating for several years and are considered one of the hottest duos in Hollywood...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Deion Sanders and Babyface forge a bond for Tracey Edmonds and the kids

Ballertainment Deion Sanders wanted to meet Babyface before he met the children Babyface shares with Tracey Edmonds In case you’ve been under a rock, Deion Sanders is in a committed relationship with Tracey Edmonds. Yes, the same beautiful, business-savvy Tracey Edmonds who was married for over a decade to Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and unofficially married to Eddie Murphy...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

BIBS AND RATTLES: Chris and Adrienne Bosh welcome baby girl

Ballertainment New baby for Chris and Adrienne Bosh Chris and Adrienne Bosh are the proud parents of a baby girl. The couple announced the arrival of their little bundle Monday night, via Twitter and WhoSay. Dylan Skye Bosh will join her two siblings, brother Jackson (1 1/2) and big sister, Trinity, who just turned 5. Miss Trinity is Chris’ daughter from a previous relationship...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox win World Series

Ballertainment Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Cardinals to win 2013 World Series The Boston Red Sox won the World Series Wednesday night. Its their third time in 10 years, but the meaning behind this particular accomplishment is super special to the city because it marks the first time the team has won a championship at home in Fenway Park in 95 years. In a best-of-seven series,...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

IGYC: Allen Iverson holds official retirement presser

Ballertainment Allen Iverson retires Allen Iverson retired Wednesday. All our beloved sports heros retire, one day. Something about this one feels incomplete, though. Perhaps its because Iverson’s career has come to an end in a manner that seems open-ended. Its not because he did not win a championship — he’s not the only star player who didn’t. Its because we weren’t...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

COVER CANDY: Morris Chestnut flexes on Muscle & Performance mag

Ballertainment Morris Chestnut covers November issue of Muscle & Performance Magazine Morris Chestnut takes his craft seriously. So much so that the veteran actor dedicated himself to getting in shape to reprise his role as professional football player, Lance Sullivan, in next month’s flick, The Best Man Holiday. The original movie, The Best Man, a story about college friends...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson’s toddler son tragically beaten to death

Ballertainment Son of Adrian Peterson beaten to death by mother’s boyfriend Adrian Peterson has lost his 2-year-old son under violent circumstances. Initial reports from TMZ revealed that the child had been taken to a Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital after a 911 call was placed from the mother’s apartment. The call reported choking, but examination at the hospital revealed...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lorenzen Wright murder case subject of TV One crime show

Ballertainment Celebrity Crime Files examines the unsolved murder of Lorenzen Wright TV One’s Celebrity Crime Files shed light on the unsolved murder case of former NBA player, Lorenzen Wright, at the request of Wright’s mother, Deborah Marion. Marion, who revealed earlier this year that she is battling ovarian cancer, vows to live the rest of days in pursuit of the identity...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

“The Trials of Muhammad Ali” documentary gives alternate glimpse into champ’s life

Ballertainment Muhammad Ali documentary gives insight into the man behind the bravado Muhammad Ali is an iconic figure. He is, without dispute, “the greatest of all time.” In his prime, he was brash, charismatic, defiant, incredibly handsome, and a true case study in confidence and a will to win. Today, Ali is a shell of his former self, due to aging and Parkinson’s disease...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson flexes his zen in response to Kendrick Lamar

BallertainmentPhil Jackson tweets clever response to Kendrick Lamar By now, the entire hip hop and sports worlds and those who live there are aware of West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar’s killer verse on Big Sean’s newly released single, “Control.” Lamar implied that he was so “uncoachable” that not even Phil Jackson could handle him. Well, Coach got wind of it (no surprise...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kendrick Lamar invokes Phil Jackson in rap verse that may have changed the game

Ballertainment Not even Phil Jackson could reign in Kendrick Lamar Monday night Twitter reached new heights of frenzy when rapper Big Sean unleashed a previously unreleased track titled, “Control” that also features LA’s Kendrick Lamar, and the ever-elusive Jay Electronica. Needless to say, Lamar obliterated the track and solidified his position amongst hip hop’s current...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Shooting spree suspect is former Dallas Mavericks dancer

Ballertainment Former Dallas Mavericks dancer allegedly responsible for deadly shooting spree< In what appears to be a domestic tragedy, a former dancer for the Dallas Mavericks all male dance team, the ManiAAcs, is suspected of going on a deadly rampage that has left four people dead, and another four wounded. According to police, 44-year-old Erbie Bowser, also known as “E...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA schedule released for 2013-14 season

Ballertainment The NBA schedule for the 2013-14 season has been released It seems like the season just ended, and now the NBA schedule for the 2013-14 season has been released. On Tuesday, October 29, the season will begin with three games — the Indiana Pacers will the Orlando Magic in the very first game of the night. Then, a much anticipated matchup between the Chicago Bulls...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

REPLAY: Hard Knocks returns to HBO with the Cincinnati Bengals

Ballertainment Hard Knocks premiers on HBO with the Cincinnati Bengals in tow ‘Hard Knocks’ is back! The show that gives fans the best glimpse into NFL Training Camp life has returned to HBO, featuring the Cincinnati Bengals with Head Coach, Marvin Lewis. This is the Bengals second stint on the show (they first appeared in 2009), but this time there is no Chad Johnson, who last...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

DEEP COVER: Dwyane Wade, sons honor Trayvon Martin for Ebony Magazine

Ballertainment Dwyane, Zaire and Zion Wade pay tribute to Trayvon Martin om cover of Ebony Magazine Its been several weeks since the Zimmerman verdict, a “not guilty” verdict that divided a lot of people, but awakened many more. The September issue of EBONY Magazine features four different covers, including the NBA’s Dwyane Wade and his sons, Zaire and Zion. The caption reads...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

DEEP COVER: Dwyane Wade, sons honor Trayvon Martin for Ebony Magazine

Ballertainment Dwyane, Zaire and Zion Wade pay tribute to Trayvon Martin om cover of Ebony Magazine Its been several weeks since the Zimmerman verdict, a “not guilty” verdict that divided a lot of people, but awakened many more. The September issue of EBONY Magazine features four different covers, including the NBA’s Dwyane Wade and his sons, Zaire and Zion. The caption reads...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Oden to join Miami Heat, sign two-year deal

Ballertainment Center Greg Oden gets chance to revive career with the Miami Heat Greg Oden has not seen action on the court since 2009, but that did not deter Pat Riley from giving him a shot in Miami. Friday, the seven-foot center decided to join the Miami Heat, the defending NBA champions, in a quest to continue a career that barely got started after he was drafted as the first...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Zimmerman not guilty verdict sends shockwaves through pro sports

Ballertainment George Zimmerman found not guilty, athletes react The not guilty verdict on the George Zimmerman murder trial brought about strong reaction from the sports world. Below are a few of tweets that express some anger, but mostly sadness from some of your favorite ball players… Everything happens for a reason. God uses things like this to teach us things. But I'm...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Deacon Jones passed away at age 74

Ballertainment Deacon Jones, 74, dead of natural causes The NFL lost a legend when Hall of Fame defensive end, David “Deacon” Jones passed away. Jones, known as the “Secretary of Defense,” and for his bell-ringing head slap, reportedly died of natural causes, at home in Southern California. In 1961, the Los Angeles Rams drafted Jones as the 186th overall pick (imagine that...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

VID: Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens play friendly pickup game

Ballertainment Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens play basketball instead of participating in OTA’s With OTA’s in full swing and kickoff of the 2013 NFL season less than 100 days away, there are two incredibly talented players who are questionably left on the sideline, so to speak… They are Pro Bowl wide receivers, Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens, who played a combined 26 years...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez revealed on Twitter as Mayweather’s next opponent

Ballertainment Canelo Alvarez to be Floyd Mayweather’s next foe It was revealed Wednesday evening that Canelo Alvarez will be fighting Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas this fall. Who broke the news? Mayweather himself, via Twitter…. I chose my opponent for September 14th and it’s Canelo Alvarez. I’m giving the fans what they want. It will be at the MGM Grand. — Floyd Mayweather...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher retires after 13 year NFL career

Ballertainment Brian Urlacher hangs up his cleats Wednesday, Brian Urlacher announced that he is retiring from the NFL after a 13-year career. Urlacher is retiring as a member of the only team he’s ever played for, the Chicago Bears. In March, the Bears opted not to bring Urlacher back for another season, and he lightly tested the market, but ultimately decided to leave the game...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers win first pick in draft lottery, again

Ballertainment Dan Gilbert’s Cleveland Cavaliers have landed the first pick in the NBA Draft for the second time in three years. In 2011, they drafted guard Kyrie Irving, a much needed cornerstone piece, after losing the league’s best player, LeBron James to free agency and eventual NBA Championship glory the previous year. What of sheer luck in the Cavs receiving the No. 1...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose is oblivious to your criticism

Ballertainment Derrick Rose says he didn’t know folks were mad While the angry and disenchanted are spending their time criticizing Derrick Rose for sitting on the bench during the Chicago Bulls’ current playoff run, HE is focused on his health and supporting his teammates. He says he didn’t know y’all were out here talkin’ so recklessly about him. That’s my first time...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwayne Johnson cast in HBO series about retired athletes

Ballertainment Dwayne Johnson to star in HBO show about retired ball players Dwayne Johnson, also know as “The Rock,” continues to rack up the gigs. HBO announced that it has cast Johnson in a 30-minute dramedy about the lives of retired athletes who live in Miami. The untitled series comes from the collaborative efforts of actor/producer Mark Wahlberg and producer Stephen Levinson...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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