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Posts Tagged ‘Dwight Howard’

Clone Gets A Jim Rome Tattoo On His Calf

Growing up as a sports junkie in Los Angeles, I loved Jim Rome.

But as much as I wanted to be like the sports talk show host, I would never consider getting a tattoo of Rome on my body.

Rack this dude.

[H/T SportsGrid]

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Sarah Silverman + Joe Buck = Six Minutes Of Awkwardness

Joe Buck is brutal.

As you were…

[H/T The Big Lead]

Harry Teinowitz Returning To ESPN 1000 Wednesday

ESPN 1000 radio host Harry Teinowitz will return to the Chicago airwaves Wednesday.

Teinowitz, one half of The Afternoon Saloon, was suspended following his DUI arrest in March.

The 50-year-old voluntarily entered a rehabilitation program as a result.

 

Advocacy Group Wants Apology From LeBron James

Well, you knew this was coming.

An advocacy group for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities wants LeBron James to apologize for his “retarded” comment Saturday night following Game 3 against the Boston Celtics.

“LeBron James should apologize immediately. No matter the context, this language is very offensive to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, and an athlete admired by kids everywhere should recognize the power of his actions and words,” said Peter Berns, chief executive officer of The Arc, in a statement.

What’s next? Is David Stern going to slap LeBron with a fine to make this go away?

UPDATE: Following Game 4 Monday night, LeBron James apologized for using the word “retarded.”

 

Oprah and Phil Knight give audience free Nikes — imprinted with names of Oprah and Phil Knight

Call me old-fashioned, but it’s kind of tacky to give people a present with your name on it, no? But that’s what Oprah Winfrey and Nike founder Phil Knight did during Winfrey’s show on Tuesday, giving the audience free running shoes that had Oprah’s name on the toe and both of their names on the shoelaces. Nice bit of product placement – provided the audience has equally bad taste and is willing to wear shoes that carry free advertising for two of the world’s biggest moguls.

Giving the audience a free pair of Nikes (without crass advertising) was too much to ask?

(Source: Associated Press)