Harlem Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon died Sunday at age 83, according to the team. We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved Meadowlark Lemon. He was 83. #RIPMeadowlark …..
Posts tagged: Basketball
America has its first openly-gay male athlete who is actively playing a major professional sport. If that description doesn’t include too many qualifiers for you, then read on to learn about Jason Collins.
As the dejected Miami Heat left the arena after losing to the Boston Celtics, a young fan yelled “Good job! Good effort!” Buzzfeed takes it from there.
The winningest coach in NCAA basketball history has ended her run.
Lin-sanity is over! The left lin-niscus needs lin-throscopic surgery.
What was NBA phenom Jeremy Lin like in the Palo Alto years? “Rail-thin” and determined.
He only got Bs at Harvard and he shoots hoops for a living. What kind of role model is that?
Acrobat Selyna Bogino has a special way with basketballs. And apparently, a lot of practice time on her hands.
“There’s not going to be any pity party, and I’ll make sure of that.”Pat Summitt, the winningest basketball coach in NCAA history, has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia — specifically, Alzheimer’s Disease.
Basketball star Dirk Nowitzky at a rally
“This will be my final campaign, at least as a candidate.”So said Barack Obama in an email to supporters this morning, announcing that he’s filing the paperwork to run for president in 2012.
Duke: 1. Richard Nixon, 37th president of United States. 2. Drew Rosenhaus, powerful sports agent. 3. Kara DioGuardi, songwriter, musician and American Idol judge.Oakland: 1. David Hasselhoff, former Baywatch star. 2. Robert Englund, actor most famous for his portrayal of Freddie Kruger. 3. Curtis Armstrong, actor best known for playing Booger in Revenge of the Nerds.Who gets the edge there: “resigned the presidency in shame” or “played Booger in Revenge of the Nerds”?
Dr. J and Larry Bird (and Magic Johnson too!) love their Chuck Taylors. Not actually chewable, but definitely gumball-colored. Official shoe of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, y’know.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski won his fourth NCAA basketball championship as head coach of Duke University last night. Boring old powerhouse Duke beat plucky, lovable, far-more-deserving Butler 61-59.Thereby assuring that thousands of boring bracketeers who picked obvious choice Duke to win the tournament are now blandly and smugly satisfied.Not that we’re bitter.