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17th April 2014

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It’s Official: Jabari Parker Declares For The NBA (Video)

It’s Official: Jabari Parker Declares For The NBA (Video)

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Today, Duke freshman Jabari Parker made it official. He will be forgoing his remaing years in college to enter the NBA draft.

Parker revealed his decision in a piece for Sports Illustrated with Jeff Benedict:

Ultimately, I boiled my decision down to two simple questions:

Which environment — college or the NBA — offers me the best opportunity to grow as a basketball player?

Which environment…

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Isaac Reid ( @IsaacReidMusic) “Shinin” (Audio)

On the horizon of releasing his 2nd project, Test Of Time on April 24th, Isaac Reid is back to make his artistic imprint with a refreshing single, ‘Shinin’.

Isaac Reid ( @IsaacReidMusic) “Shinin” (Audio)

On the horizon of releasing his 2nd project, Test Of Time on April 24th, Isaac Reid is back to make his artistic imprint with a refreshing single, ‘Shinin’.

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Nas Premiers ‘Time Is Illmatic’ At Tribeca Film Festival (Video)

Nas Premiers ‘Time Is Illmatic’ At Tribeca Film Festival (Video)

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Last night, Nas debuted his documentary, ‘Time Is Illmatic,’ at the Tribeca Film Festival. The One9-directed film, which features interviews and concert footage, chronicles Nas’ journey from Queens to the release of his 1994 debut Illmatic.

Nas was joined by his friends and family including Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Wale, Raekwon, Roxanne Shanté, and father Olu Dara.

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Don Lemon: “Al Sharpton Is Not My Leader”

Conservative CNN television host Don Lemon has angered the African-American community many times in the past with his commentary on the Black community.

Don Lemon: “Al Sharpton Is Not My Leader”

Conservative CNN television host Don Lemon has angered the African-American community many times in the past with his commentary on the Black community.

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Like Mike: Tracy McGrady Makes Pitching Debut for Sugar Land Skeeters (Photo)

Like Mike: Tracy McGrady Makes Pitching Debut for Sugar Land Skeeters (Photo)

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Sugarland Skeeters/Twitter

Former NBA all-star Tracy McGrady has officially began his second sports life.

McGrady officially retired from a stellar NBA career in August 2013. Soon after, he decided to try his hand at his second love, baseball. Tracy signed with the Sugarland Skeeters as a pitcher. He made his first start last night.

In his 1 inning of play, Mcgrady allowed one run and three hits.…

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Barack Obama, John Lewis And Diddy: Sean Combs To Give The Commencement Speech At Howard University This year

Barack Obama, John Lewis And Diddy: Sean Combs To Give The Commencement Speech At Howard University This year

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Washington Post

Congratulations to Sean “Puff Daddy/Diddy/P. Diddy” Combs will follow a long line of great African-American figures when he gets up to deliver this years commencement speech at Howard University.

The Historically Black College has had a who’s who of names deliver the speech in the past. This year, the former HU student gets the chance to get an honorary degree and send off the…

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Who Do You Love?: Drake Reps The Raptors In “We The North” Commercial (Video)

Who Do You Love?: Drake Reps The Raptors In “We The North” Commercial (Video)

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Drizzy may seem like a bandwagon fan, but when it comes to his hometown Toronto Raptors, he’s dead serious.

Drake was named an ambassador for the team and was supposed to be a big part of the franchises future marketing and promotion efforts. Here’s one of the collaborative efforts that Drake and the Raptors are doing.

Drizzy stared in the “We The North” commercial, repping who else? The Raptors.

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17th April 2014

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GS Warriors Forward Harrison Barnes Puts Aaron Brooks On A Poster (Video)

GS Warriors Forward Harrison Barnes Puts Aaron Brooks On A Poster (Video)

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Sportsrants.com

Harrison Barnes hasn’t had the season that most expected him to in Golden State, but that doesn’t mean that he can’t still do this.

Last night, the Warriors took on the Denver Nuggets. Barnes took the rock to the lane. For some reason, Nuggest guard Aaron Brooks tried to challenge the play. The result was this right here
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#BostonStrong: Rajon Rondo Rondo Pays Tribute To Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With Personalized Shoes (Photo)

#BostonStrong: Rajon Rondo Rondo Pays Tribute To Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With Personalized Shoes (Photo)

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Rajon Rondo might not have been born and raised in Boston, he’s still a resident of the Bean. Like every other resident, the Boston Marathon bombing left a mark on his heart.

Though he didn’t play in Boston’s final game of the 2013-14 season Wednesday, the Celtics guard paid tribute to the Boston Marathon Bombing victims by wearing personalized shoes which feature the initials of the victims as…

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2 Trailer (Video)

"Orange is the New Black" returns June 6 to Netflix, with all 13 episodes going onto the streaming service at once.

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