LeBron and Jay-Z; 5 Athletes Who Are True to Hip-Hop Culture (Photos)

The sports and hip-hop connection began with inner-city youth who gravitated toward both during the ’80s. By the time ’80s-babies came of age, the relationship had gone mainstream as rappers and athletes became pop culture icons. While Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson were the first two popular athletes to delve into hip-hop, there are now […]

LeBron James’ Alleged Father Won’t Get Payday From His ‘Son’

LeBron James should be relieved that one less person is after his millions. A judge in Washington, D.C., dismissed a ludicrous claim by a man posing as James’ biological father. Leicester Bryce Stovall sued James and his mother Gloria and suggested that he was blocked from receiving money after the two tampered with a paternity […]

LeBron James and Miami Wilt Under the Heat of the 4th Quarter, Again

LeBron James and the number two. “Two” represents the maximum number of points that LeBron has been able to score in the fourth quarter. It is why he will awaken to a hangover of horror from his seeming late-game impotence against the Dallas Mavs. “Two” represents the pecking order that he appears to have on […]

Derrick Rose Youngest NBA Player to Capture MVP Award, But Will Need Help to Beat Hawks

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, or LeBron James could not match Derrick Rose’s most recent accomplishment. On May 3, Rose, 22, was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2010-11 NBA season. In turn, he became the league’s youngest MVP. Rose dominated the season by averaging 25 points, 7.5 rebounds and four assists. Dwight Howard, James and […]

The Next LeBron, Kobe and Carmelo; McDonald’s All-Americans

Austin Rivers Since 1980, the McDonald’s High School All-American game has allowed the nation to get a glimpse of future NBA stars during their senior year in high school. Notable NBA players who played in the annual game include Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Rolling out sports was on hand as the top high […]