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Queen Latifah to Star in HBO Bessie Smith Biopic, Celeb Interest in LA Clippers Grows & More

Here’s a couple of things to whet your appetite: Queen Latifah will show off her acting chops in an HBO biopic. And Donald Sterling continues to dominate the news as various outlets speculate on the Los Angeles Clippers’ future, which could include the likes of Oprah Winfrey or Magic Johnson. Plus there’s my watchlist and […]

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Michael Jordan Appears at Oprah Winfrey Farewell

CHICAGO – Michael Jordan surprised Oprah Winfrey at her farewell show at Chicago’s United Center, where his statue sits outside. Jordan was one of many celebrities who attended Tuesday night’s “Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular.” Actor Will Smith introduced Jordan, describing the United Center as the “house that Michael Jordan built.” Jordan came on stage […]

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NBA Finale Big Seller on Television

NEW YORK – Not since Michael Jordan’s final championship has a pro basketball game drawn a bigger audience than last week’s seventh game of the Lakers-Celtics series. The Nielsen Co. said Tuesday that 28.2 million people watched Kobe Bryant’s Lakers win their second straight NBA championship. It was the most-watched NBA game since Jordan led […]

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Iron Chef Ready to Serve LeBron

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND One of the Cavaliers’ most famous fans is hoping the way to LeBron James‘ heart is through his stomach. Cleveland native Michael Symon, one of Food Network’s Iron Chefs, has offered to go to James’ house once a month and cook a meal for the MVP’s family and […]

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