LeBron James and Gisele Bundchen VOGUE Cover Causes Racial Stir…And No One Understands Why???

Posted in Blogroll, Charles Barkley, Gisele, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, O.J. Simpson, Race and Sports Culture, Race in Sports, Racial Issues, Ricky Williams, Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Vogue on March 28th, 2008 by Ron Glover

What the…
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This ain’t no coincidence. The enlistment pic was sent to me by a prominent writer soon after the issue hit the stands. It’s the same damn pic. The weapon of choice is different and Gisele isn’t topless, but you get the idea. Annie Leibovitz definitely has some explaining to do for this bullcrap–Mizzo

Once again a national publication has taken the liberty of pissing off the Black community. The April issue of VOGUE focuses on NBA superstar LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and supermodel Gisele Bundchen, girlfriend of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The cover of the magazine draws comparison to the King Kong/Fay Wray pose – James is shown baring his teeth, clutching the waist of Bunchen with his shoulders hunched in a gorilla-like pose. This recent development opens the door for James, who is arguably the most popular player in the NBA to address this issue and others concerning race in sports and how Blacks – specifically how Black men are viewed.

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NBA On TNT Notes: Chris Webber Joins Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley On the Set

Posted in Blogroll on March 28th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

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Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and Chris Webber

Webber on announcing his retirement on Wednesday: “It was difficult but it was time. I’m just happy that I had such a really nice career in my eyes, did things that I dreamed about. I just concentrate on the fun I had, I don’t want to get emotional thinking that it’s over.”

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Friday Fire: Who Is 2008 NBA MVP?

Posted in Blogroll, Friday Fire on March 28th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

I know, I know the season isn’t over and a lot lay in the balance, but hey man hey somebody gotta be first right? This discussion is devoid of stats because they really don’t matter here. It’s all about who is the most valuable to their respective team this season.

Here’s my picks along with some more Lil Stevie Fingertips bashin’.

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Will this be the year?

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