Why NBA player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf lost millions after US flag protest

On March 12, 1996, Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was suspended by the NBA for refusing to stand for the national anthem. Abdul-Rauf, ne Chris Jackson, who changed his name after he converted to Islam, didn’t stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” because he could not honor the U.S. flag, which he considered a symbol of oppression. On […]

5 athletes who own franchises

Athletes are resorting to purchasing franchises of already well-known brands. Franchises come pre-packaged with two of the most important keys to success already built in: a widely known brand name and pre-determined price lists. Check out five athletes who own franchises. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson Above, pro basketball player Jared Jeffries signed his first franchise agreement in July. […]

Allen Iverson and celebrities and athletes headed down same path of self-destruction

NBA legend Allen Iverson’s descent from idolized cult hero to broken down recluse, should make others beware.  Other celebs, athletes and former athletes who are following that same path towards self destruction as A.I. did. Unless level-headed family members can help detour the celeb in another direction, that athlete may be headed for a head-on […]

New York Knick Carmelo Anthony: Then and now

Let us hope and pray that in this photo with L.A. Laker Kobe Bryant is not talking about New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony’s wife. Recently, Anthony was in the news as he confronted Boston Celtics player Kevin Garnett about him talking about how his wife tasted. “Melo” has been in the NBA for nine years and he came […]

NBA Player Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Investigated for Child Porn Crimes

The Internet Crimes Against Children task force in Colorado  has opened an investigation into alleged online child porn crimes committed by NBA player and popular Denver Nuggest forward Chris Andersen, aka The Birdman, the media reports. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department received a tip from a law enforcement agency from California back in February about […]