Archive for February, 2012

Posted: February 22, 2012 in Sports

Thoughts Of A Jeanius

Former Magic point guard Penny Hardaway will be hosting a meet & greet at the Amway Center Thursday night. According to the Amway Center’s Twitter page, Hardaway will be at the Magic team shop from 8-9 p.m. The meet & greet will be open to the public.

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Posted: February 17, 2012 in Sports

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Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa are asked who they would save if they found Kanye West and Amber’s old assistant drowning and they would only save one. Amber Rose avoids the question but Wiz Khalifa responds by saying they would throw 2 water bottles for “them foos” to serve as their raft. Enjoy.

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Posted: February 16, 2012 in Sports

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Yep, it’s officially the offseason, where suspensions and arrests begin to congeal into one category.

The latest player to be hit with a suspension for breaking team rules is UConn safety Jerome Junior. The school announced today that Junior will miss the entire 2012 season, and that Junior is currently not enrolled in school, nor will he be enrolled in the fall.

Junior started 11 games for UConn last year, sitting out one game for violation of team policies. He was fourth on the team with 60 tackles.

Sounds like Junior can kiss his days with the Huskies goodbye.

Here’s what UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni had to say, courtesy of Desmond Conner at the Hartford Courant.

“Yeah, the message is that we have program policies, we have a very, very high level of expectation of our players in many areas and one of those areas is behavior – whether…

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Posted: February 9, 2012 in Sports

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Stalley is back with his “Songs By Me, Stalley” series. This time he drops a track titled “BCGMMG” produced by the Block Beattaz. “Savage Journey to the American Dream” coming soon. Enjoy.

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Posted: February 9, 2012 in Sports

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Wiz Khalifa’s new vlog shows Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell, Juicy J and Chevy Woods in the studio. Shot and edited by Bill Paladino. Enjoy.

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Posted: February 9, 2012 in Sports

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The Miami scandal involving former booster Nevin Shapiro has been dormant from headline news for a few months, but Shapiro’s allegations that he provided impermissible benefits to UM players, as well as his involvement in a Ponzi scheme, will be revisited tonight.

CNBC’s “American Greed” will profile Shapiro tonight at 10 p.m. ET in an episode titled “Major League Fraud.” You can see a preview of the segment HERE.

Shapiro was jailed after swindling investors out of nearly $80 million in a Ponzi scheme. While in jail, Shapiro spilled the alleged beans to Yahoo! Sp0rts reporter Charles Robinson over “millions of dollars” in impermissible benefits he said he provided to over 70 current and former Miami players.

The NCAA is currently investigating the allegations, although no timetable has been set for any sort of resolution to the matter. Because the investigation is ongoing, Miami cannot comment on it.

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Posted: February 9, 2012 in Sports

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As we noted a little while ago, CNBC’s “American Greed” profiled in length former Miami booster Nevin Shapiro and his nearly $1 billion Ponzi scheme.

The show also touched on, although much less extensively, Shapiro’s accusations that he provided Miami student-athletes with impermissible benefits that violated NCAA rules.

Shapiro was not featured directly in the hour-long special, but in emails to “American Greed”, he answered questions about his Ponzi scheme and his relationship with the University of Miami.

Even behind bars and a computer, it’s clear Shapiro still has a cockiness about him that reflects his current situation.

“You’ll need eight documentaries to film this story” Shapiro wrote in an email to CNBC.

“He was a small guy who didn’t come from money. So he tried to prove himself,” said attorney Linda Jackson, who represents one of Shapiro’s investors.

Shapiro’s story is a fascinating one. Based on his ability to swindle…

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