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Art Briles, Carmelo Anthony, Charles Barkley, Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump, Draymond Green, Earl Thomas, Eric Decker, Jim Harbaugh, Johnny Manziel, LeBron James, Randy Moss, Rick Pitino, Robert Griffin III, The Week That Was, Tristan Thompson, Urban Meyer -

Monday 07.30.18 Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, closing the gap of the “Kobe Bryant” and “Betsy Devos” fandom Venn diagram circles, opened an elementary school in Akron, Ohio, for at-risk children. Michigan football coach and proud spokesperson of the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health Jim Harbaugh once told one of his players […]

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Charles Barkley, DeMar DeRozan, DeMarcus Cousins, Dwight Howard, LeBron James, The Week That Was -

Monday 07.02.18 Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, refraining from selecting the Comic Sans font again, released a letter thanking LeBron James for “every moment you spent in a Cavaliers uniform” while never using the “I” pronoun. In what will likely be dubbed the “Malice at the Malacañang Palace,” players for Gilas Pilipinas and Australia scrapped […]

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Charles doesn't want to hear the LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate anymore #NBAFinals pic.twitter.com/tW0YKVQzrx […]

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Barack Obama, charles barkley, CNN, Entertainment, National, News, President Donald Trump, The Axe Files with David Axelrod -

Charles Barkley sat down with CNN and talked about Donald Trump’s presidency. Barkley claims that […]

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Alabama, Black History, Charles Barkley, Mississippi, News -

Charles Barkley, the basketball Hall of Famer best known for having a big game and bigger opinions, has decided to put his money where his mouth is. Barkley has donated $250,000 toward educating Mississippi and Alabama high school students about African-American history. The Memphis Commercial Appeal first reported last Thursday that Barkley, currently an NBA analyst for […]

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Baker Mayfield, Charles Barkley, DeMar DeRozan, Joe Thomas, Kirk Cousins, LeBron James, Men's NCAA Tournament, NCAA Tournament, Ray Allen, Shaquille O'Neal, The Week That Was, Tiger Woods -

Monday 03.12.18 Former NBA guard Ray Allen, spilling tea in his upcoming book, said former teammate Rajon Rondo once told the rest of the Boston Celtics that he “carried all of you to the championship in 2008” and once yelled, “F— that film” at then-Celtics coach Doc Rivers and hurled a water bottle at a […]

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Aidy Bryant, Charles Barkley, Migos, News, Saturday Night Live -

Charles Barkley is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, and a new promo shows him in training for the gig. The NBA Hall of Famer openly admits that he is “not a comedian,” in much the way he famously declared he is “not a role model” in a 1993 Nike ad. So, he goes to castmember Aidy Bryant in the clip […]

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Black Eyed Peas, Charles Barkley, Draymond Green, Entertainment, Fergie, National Anthem, NBA All Star Game, News, Shaquille O'Neal, Video -

During Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game, Fergie stepped up to the mic to sing the National Anthem. Unfortunately, her jazzy rendition got bad reviews all around.

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Andrew Wiggins, Bill Russell, Boston Celtics, Charles Barkley, Chicago Bulls, Chris Bosh, Christmas, Gary Payton, Grant Hill, Hakeem Olajuwon, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, San Antonio Spurs, Scottie Pippen, Seattle SuperSonics, Shawn Kemp, Stephen Curry -

As it is with the NFL and Thanksgiving, the NBA is synonymous with Christmas Day. “It’s about what the fans wanna see,” says Tom Carelli, NBA senior vice president of broadcasting, “and our great storylines.” For the past decade, the NBA has rolled out a five-game palette packed with the biggest, brightest and most talked-about […]

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Alabama, Black Women, Charles Barkley, Entertainment, Featured, News -

Charles Barkley pledged $1 million for Black women in Alabama to start up their own businesses. But there was a catch. Barkley insisted that he didn’t want Black women to start up certain types of businesses. Specifically, he didn’t want to see food and hair styling on the list. “That does not mean restaurants and […]

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Walmart suspends ties with Tavis Smiley after sexual misconduct allegations. (Source: AP) Russell Simmons agreed […]

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Charles Barkley, Golf, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods -

Tiger Woods’ most recent return to golf involved a painfully long 10-month wait. His path to the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, which begins Thursday, was lined with physical and psychological rehabilitation, false starts, reduced expectations and, finally, a tee time. Yet, for some of the people once close to Woods, the wait can […]

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Charles Barkley, Entertainment, Inspiration, Kim Burrell, Maxine Waters, Stephen A. Smith, Steve Harvey, Tina Campbell, Whoopi Goldberg -

Everyone can learn a thing or two from Waters, especially older Blacks who have chosen to lay in bed with whiteness (some literally), instead of fighting it.

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Charles Barkley, NBA -

Charles Barkley is on the other end of the line. He knows what this sounds like, that if you wanted to read a crawl line across your television screen or a mobile news update to summarize what Charles has popped off about now, it’d probably sound like this: Chucky’s back. Charles Barkley, speaking at Southern […]

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Barcelona Olympics 1992, Charles Barkley, Chris Mullin, Christian Laettner, David Robinson, Dominique Wilkins, Dream Team, Isiah Thomas, John Stockton, Karl Malone, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Scottie Pippen -

Want to feel nostalgic? Great. Better yet, want to feel old? Twenty-five years ago today, the 1992 U.S. men’s basketball team won Olympic gold. Canonized as “The Dream Team,” the squad curb-stomped an entire world of competition, and its international impact is eternal. The Dream Team opened the NBA’s door into China — and the […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Barcelona Olympics 1992, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, Cuba, Dream Team, John Stockton, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, NBA, Team USA -

The Dream Team played its first game against the Cuban national team on June 28, 1992. Considering how a reporter described the 136-57 blowout, many would question whether that’s how the best Olympic men’s basketball team ever assembled actually spent its day. The Washington Post‘s David Aldridge had a field day painting a picture for […]

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American Race, Charles Barkley, Race, Television, TNT -

After learning that Charles Barkley would be hosting American Race, a four-episode documentary series about race relations, friends of the basketball analyst questioned his sanity. Barkley could have hosted a show about nearly anything, they said. Maybe something pertaining to basketball or perhaps his favorite vacation spots, friends suggested. But Barkley, 54, was determined to […]

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Black History Month, Charles Barkley, Frederick Douglass, John Hope, Nancy Wilson, Sidney Poitier -

1895 — Abolitionist Frederick Douglass dies in the District of Columbia Frederick Douglass, the famous abolitionist, lecturer, orator and writer, died in his Anacostia Heights, Washington, D.C., home at 78. 1927 — Happy birthday, Sidney Poitier Sidney Poitier, who was born in Miami, became the first African-American to win an Academy Award in 1964 for […]

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2017 NBA All-Star Game, Carmelo Anthony, Charles Barkley, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Phil Jackson, Russell Westbrook -

Troublemaking reporter to NBA All-Star: “Hey, Russ, what’s it going to be like in that locker room with Durant and the Warriors and …” Russell Westbrook: “Man, you know what? Fashion Week has been great.” One question in – just one – and you could feel the tension bouncing between the ornate chandeliers, the Persian […]

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All Day Podcast, Charles Barkley, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Super Bowl -

This week, Justin Tinsley was out of town working on a story so Martenzie Johnson filled in for him. To get things started, Martenzie broke down an interesting situation that happened between he and his wife at the grocery store. Remember when you were a kid and you asked your parents if you could get […]

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Charles Barkley, Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, NBA -

When the NBA’s most prominent critic and its greatest active player spar going on a week, it’s bound to produce clicks. But at this point, why doesn’t Charles Barkley just reach out to LeBron James and bury the hatchet? “For what?” Barkley asked rhetorically Wednesday. “For tellin’ the truth? What am I supposed to say, […]

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All Day, Charles Barkley, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, LeBron James, SAG Awards, Sally Yates -

Don’t look now, but my Washington Wizards are actually looking like a respectable franchise. It is January, though. Sally Yates is obviously a woman of principle. Instead of bending to President Donald Trump’s immigration order, she basically told everyone that she didn’t know if it was lawful and didn’t feel the need to enforce it. […]

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Black History Sports, Charles Barkley, Entertainment, LeBron James, NBA -

LeBron James is done letting Charles Barkley criticize him all the time, saying that Barkley is a "hater."

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Alabama A&M Bulldogs, Charles Barkley, Clark Atlanta Panthers, Community, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, NBA -

NBA great Charles Barkley is known for being vocal about black issues spanning from Black Lives Matter to policing in the black community. But he doesn’t mind giving back. On Tuesday, the former Auburn All-American and retired NBA Hall of Famer announced on WJOX radio in Birmingham, Alabama, his donations to two historically black colleges […]

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Alabama A&M, Charles Barkley, Clark Atlanta University, Entertainment, Giving Tuesday -

On Tuesday, Clark Atlanta University was surprised by an unexpected donation from basketball legend Charles Barkley to the tune of $1 million.

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