Derrick Rose hooked up with Chicago rap star Common on Saturday in Chicago to celebrate the launch of his new adidas shoe, the adiZero Rose 2. Rose signed autographs at a local Foot Locker and then headed to the James Jordan Boys & Girls Club for the “Run with D Rose” event. Common and DRose… Read more »
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Wilmington, Del. – “The Crew” had all assembled at Ronald E. “Butch” Lewis’ casket to pay their final respects – as TV’s Judge Joe Mathis described them, “40 Black men he connected over the years.” Lewis’ coveted “Crew” included actor Denzel Washington, actor/director Robert Townsend, comedian Michael Colyer, actor Leon, actor/comedian Darryl “Chill” Mitchell, Morehouse… Read more »
An aged fighter overcomes the odds and defeats a young, prime boxer. How many times have we seen this scenario with “The Executioner” Bernard Hopkins? From Felix Trinidad in 2001, through Kelly Pavlik in 2008, B-Hop has made many a boxing and armchair critic look foolish in the way he’s dismantled young fighters. There has been… Read more »
Here’s your next episode of Konnected – where hip hop meets tech. Watch Raekwon and host Lauren Coleman chop it up about his latest projects and see what he thinks about the phone that is taking over – the Droid X. See it now: Raekwon meets Droid XUploaded by Mediaempress. – Explore more music videos.
(The Grio.com) These days when Michael Vick sits down to talk about his life over the past few years, he’s looking back at a series of extremes — from star quarterback, to reviled dogfighter, to comeback kid — and now, mentor. That last role is brand new for him. By his own admission, Vick had… Read more »
Who doesnt want to be a superstar? Its a dream thats in every boxers mind, a plateau that most will never get close to. 24 year old Amir Khan is one of the select few who may just get there. Trained by Freddie Roach, a champion in a loaded division, and a fighter who can call Manny… Read more »
So, what’s the story with Kimora, Baby Phat and the clothing line’s mobile phone site? What’s a good Christmas gift for the tech lover on yours list? Cellphone Sanitizer? That’s right it’s here! Find out the answers to this and more as you peep the next issue of “Konnected”, the only place where Hip-Hop meets new tech…. Read more »
The clock is ticking on Andre Berto. It may seem strange to say that about an athlete just entering his physical and mental prime at 27 years old. But after years of being spotlighted on HBO, Bertos talent has not quite matched up with his competition. It hasnt all been his fault. The devastating Haiti… Read more »
When you look at football there is an overwhelming trend that becomes apparent after some time: Southern players are the standard in the sport. Kids from Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina Texas, Oklahoma etc. are more talented year in and year out than any dream team from New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan or any… Read more »
“Konnected” is back! And we are not disappointing. The only place where tech-meets-hip hop is ready for my next interview. Now, we all know that hip hop artists are glued to their technology. We also know that BlackBerry Torch is new on the market. But the only place you’ll see the two collide is with… Read more »
Argentina-born Sergio Martinez has big shoes to fill. Hes a newly crowned middleweight champ from a country thats produced one the divisions greatest in Carlos Monzon. In his first title defense, Martinez is looking to build a similarly strong legacy by facing the much-avoided Paul Williams. The bout is rematch of their 2009 Fight of the… Read more »
Paul Williams is angry. For the past few years, his callouts of the elite fighters from welterweight to middleweight have mostly fallen on deaf ears. Sure, the man nicknamed the Punisher has had his share of meaningful bouts (Antonio Margarito, Winky Wright, Kermit Cintron), but not the defining fight that would serve to make him… Read more »
Hes not focused in training. Hes gotten lazy and is only at 80%. These are statements Manny Pacquiao has not only had to hear from media, but from members of his own camp going into Saturdays showdown with the once-feared Antonio Margarito. It wouldnt be without historical precedent. Fighters ranging from Sugar Ray Robinson to… Read more »
When Antonio Margarito walks the aisle this Saturday (November 13) to meet Manny Pacquiao, hell be doing so knowing that a significant number of the boxing community feel hes gotten away with a despicable crime. After serving a one year suspension for attempting to use illegal hand wraps against Shane Mosley, Margarito has had one fight… Read more »