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You’re Out! 10 Guys Who Got Snubbed From The 2010 MLB All-Star Game
July 6, 2010 – 11:00 am | 68 Comments
You’re Out! 10 Guys Who Got Snubbed From The 2010 MLB All-Star Game

Tell us if this makes any sense to you: The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is the only professional All-Star Game that actually means something. Unlike the NBA‘s All-Star Game and the NFL‘s Pro Bowl, the …

Hey, Apple: We Love (And Hate) You So Much Right Now
July 5, 2010 – 3:19 am | 8 Comments
Hey, Apple: We Love (And Hate) You So Much Right Now

We’ll admit it: We love Apple. Love our iPods. Love our iPhones. Love our iPads. Love our iTunes accounts and all the songs we’ve got stored away in our library thanks to Apple and their …

The Biggest Winners And Losers Of The NBA Free Agency Period—So Far
July 2, 2010 – 9:51 am | 5 Comments
The Biggest Winners And Losers Of The NBA Free Agency Period—So Far

July 1 has finally arrived. And for dozens of NBA players, that means one thing: The right to sign with a new NBA team for more money and with a better chance to win an …

Does A No-Hitter In Baseball Mean Anything Anymore?
June 29, 2010 – 9:48 am | 7 Comments
Does A No-Hitter In Baseball Mean Anything Anymore?

When I was 11 years old, I threw a no-hitter in a Little League game. I’d say I was happy when it happened, but I’d be lying. It was actually a pretty ugly performance. The …

Is Rick Ross Sending The Wrong Message By Shouting Out Gangster Figures On His Latest Hit Song?
June 28, 2010 – 9:29 am | 9 Comments
Is Rick Ross Sending The Wrong Message By Shouting Out Gangster Figures On His Latest Hit Song?

The chorus to Rick Ross‘s latest hit, “Blowin’ Money Fast (B.M.F.),” from his mixtape, The Albert Anastasia EP, will go down as one of the strongest hooks of the year:
I think I’m Big Meech, Larry …

Why The NBA Draft Doesn’t Always Work
June 25, 2010 – 10:01 am | 4 Comments
Why The NBA Draft Doesn’t Always Work

As someone who enjoys watching college basketball just as much as pro ball, the NBA Draft is something I look forward to every year. Outside of being one of the more exciting NBA events, the …

Are Soccer Referees Ruining The 2010 World Cup?
June 22, 2010 – 9:36 am | 14 Comments
Are Soccer Referees Ruining The 2010 World Cup?

Here in America, we’re used to blaming referees for, well, just about everything. Got a favorite NBA team that never takes the ball inside, shoots Js all night long, and keeps themselves off the free …

Should Artists Like T-Pain Go “On Strike” To Try And Improve Record Sales?
June 21, 2010 – 9:11 am | 5 Comments
Should Artists Like T-Pain Go “On Strike” To Try And Improve Record Sales?

Back in 2008, I wrote a feature for VIBE that detailed the ways several up-and-coming rappers were planning to launch successful careers—without depending on record sales that weren’t exactly dependable at the time. From selling …

2010 World Cup Watch: 10 Reasons We’re In Love With Soccer Again
June 18, 2010 – 9:31 am | 16 Comments
2010 World Cup Watch: 10 Reasons We’re In Love With Soccer Again

Yeah, yeah. We know what we said last week. The U.S.A. will never appreciate soccer like the rest of the world. And we still believe that. But that doesn’t mean we haven’t been getting up …

Surprise, Surprise: Another Athlete Gets Into Trouble At The Strip Club!
June 15, 2010 – 9:46 am | 12 Comments
Surprise, Surprise: Another Athlete Gets Into Trouble At The Strip Club!

Over the course of the last year, just about everything has gone right for NFL quarterback Vince Young.
After his Tennessee Titans started last season a dismal 0-6 with Young on the bench, Titans coach Jeff …

Is Eminem’s New Track About Domestic Violence His Most Important Song Ever?
June 14, 2010 – 1:30 am | 19 Comments
Is Eminem’s New Track About Domestic Violence His Most Important Song Ever?

At this point in his career, it’s hard to pick the best song in Eminem‘s discography. He has so many. From “The Real Slim Shady” to “Guilty Conscience” to “Stan” to “The Way I Am” …

World Cup 2010: The Last Time You’ll Care About Soccer Till 2014?
June 11, 2010 – 10:01 am | 15 Comments
World Cup 2010: The Last Time You’ll Care About Soccer Till 2014?

It happens every four years. Just like clockwork. It’s the beginning of June and you put away your baseball glove, throw your basketball under your bed, stuff your football, your hockey stick and your tennis …

Does Michael Jordan Deserve To Be On The Cover of NBA 2K11?
June 8, 2010 – 10:22 am | 36 Comments
Does Michael Jordan Deserve To Be On The Cover of NBA 2K11?

I know, I know, I know, I know, I know…I’m a little crazy for even proposing this question. But late last week, 2K Sports announced that they were putting Michael Jordan on the cover of …

5 Reasons Groups Like Dipset Have Trouble Reuniting
June 7, 2010 – 12:32 pm | 2 Comments
5 Reasons Groups Like Dipset Have Trouble Reuniting

Surprise, surprise. The Dipset reunion that just about everyone expected to go down at Hot 97′s Summer Jam yesterday didn’t happen. Despite persistent rumors the New York crew was set to close out the show, …

Role Play: 10 Surprisingly Good Acting Jobs By Rappers
June 4, 2010 – 12:39 pm | 12 Comments
Role Play: 10 Surprisingly Good Acting Jobs By Rappers

In case your Twitter feed’s been down all week and you haven’t been able to catch Diddy‘s promotional tweets, today is the day his new movie, Get Him to the Greek, hits theaters. Normally, a …

Who Are You Going To Get Sick Of Hearing About This Month: LeBron James or Drake?
June 1, 2010 – 1:26 pm | 10 Comments
Who Are You Going To Get Sick Of Hearing About This Month: LeBron James or Drake?

Worlds collided late last week. LeBron James, the All-Star, all-everything guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, joined Drake, the current savior of hip-hop, on stage at a show at the House …

Cut! 10 Reasons 50 Cent Should Stop Acting
May 28, 2010 – 9:53 am | 49 Comments
Cut! 10 Reasons 50 Cent Should Stop Acting

By now, you’ve seen the mortifying photos of 50 Cent that emerged earlier this week. The G-Unit general lost more than 50 pounds for a leading role in the movie, Things Fall Apart, a flick about …

Should The 2014 Super Bowl Really Be Played In New York?
May 25, 2010 – 12:37 pm | No Comment
Should The 2014 Super Bowl Really Be Played In New York?

Today, the National Football League is prepared to do something that it’s never done before. No, it’s not issuing a mandate to crack down on steroids (let’s not get too ahead of …

Money Ball: 10 Professional Athletes That Should Be Playing For Free
May 21, 2010 – 7:59 am | 4 Comments
Money Ball: 10 Professional Athletes That Should Be Playing For Free

The other day, we ran a blog highlighting the interesting story surrounding pro soccer player Oguci Onyewu, who recently signed a contract extension agreeing to play for A.C. Milan for free …

Would You Play A Professional Sport For Free?
May 18, 2010 – 9:41 am | 11 Comments
Would You Play A Professional Sport For Free?

When it comes to professional athletes getting paid, they usually get a bad rap. There’s a reason for that, too. Guys averaging a point in the NBA catching $50 million, multi-year …

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