Early last week, Yahoo! Sports reported that Tim Duncan was on the verge of retiring. On Monday morning, Duncan announced that he has decided to go through with his retirement plans after 19 seasons in the NBA. And he did it in just about the most Tim Duncan way possible-by issuing a low-key press release through the Spurs. (Complex News)
Carmelo Anthony Will Address Social Injustice At Summer Olympics
Last Friday, Carmelo Anthony responded to the news about the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile shootings by posting a strongly worded message on his web site and Instagram. He talked at length about why he believes more athletes need to "step up" and address important social issues rather than shying away from doing it because of their endorsement deals. (Complex News)
On the set of her clothing line debut, Serena Williams talks about the most romantic thing a guy has ever done for her, that time she tried body bowling, and the one sport she's actually bad at. (Vogue)
ESPN announced that longtime sports anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. This year he was honored with the ESPYs Jimmy Valvano Perseverance Award. In his remarks he said, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer,” Scott told the audience. “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”
He Shot At Me: Michel'le says Dr. Dre's Bullet Missed By Inches
Singer Michel'le recently sat down with VladTV and opened up about her past relationship with super-producer Dr. Dre, revealing that she was not only severely beaten by the Compton beatsmith, but that in a fit of rage, he actually attempted to shoot her in their home.
How a Bout of Depression Led to Dwayne Johnson's Career-Defining Moment | Master Class | OWN
After playing football for four years at the University of Miami, Dwayne Johnson was passed over by the NFL. While he played for the Canadian Football League for a short time, he was ultimately cut from his team, the Calgary Stampeders, and sent packing.
Bernie Mac's Widow's Heartbreaking Request in Her Husband's Final Moments l Where Are They Now l OWN
Rhonda McCollough met Bernie Mac in 1974. She passed Bernie in the halls of high school and couldn't understand why he was so popular with women. Three years later, they got married. Bernie, a Chicago comedian who made his name on HBO's Def Comedy Jam and The Bernie Mac Show , passed away at 50 years old from complications from pneumonia.