The Starting Five for Wednesday December 21st 2011: Derrick Rose, The Bull Wonder, Signs for 5 years, 94 Million
Before anything, I have to say Happy Birthday to Jemele Hill. Appreciatcha homie.
The NBA is almost loud on our minds…just a few more days until the rim rockas scatter zoom agape mouths wowed and awed. One of the best dunkers in the league and possibly the most athletic point guard ever, Derrick Rose, is now a true NBA man after signing 5 year contract extension. The reigning NBA MVP, who was a bargain for the league and was the youngest to win the award can now focus on adding to those six Mikes waving all regal like in the rafters.
Bulls lock up Derrick Rose for 5 more years. (Chicago Sun Times)
Buckeyes banned from postseason next year, face other penalties. (Columbus Dispatch)
Blocked punt, 2 Dobson TDs propel Marshall over Florida International, 20-10, in Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. (WVGazette.com)
Bill Russell: Honoring a Legend. (Boston.com)
Way late on this… Fuqua School looks to African American football star to shatter racist legacy. (wapo)
Rihanna responds to Jackie Mag Editor re: story where she’s called a “nigga bitch” (Parlour)
Northwestern University Business Professor Steven Rogers’ 7 Rules of Success. (Rolling Out)
Check out this Chuck D mural. His “slap to anti-immigration virus spreading across America” as Chuck appropriately calls it.