Op-Ed

Expecting Christian Behavior from Christians

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   I have been delaying writing this column for more than a year, but in light of recent developments, I have finally decided to address the issue of Christianity and celebrity. Last year, actress Meagan Good created a controversy when Read More

Sports

Dwight Howard is a Happy Houston Rocket

[Los Angeles Times] Dwight Howard walked past Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in that Staples Center tunnel last spring and never really stopped, the allure of less pressure and a permanent honeymoon triggering a Texas two-step. The hypersensitive hulk returns to the same court for the first time Monday night to face Read More

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Dwight Howard Responds to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calling Him Stupid, Dumb

[Eurweb.com] Now with the Houston Rockets, former LA Lakers center Dwight Howard says he’s not a dumb player in response to criticism from legendary NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. “Dwight is an extraordinary athlete and has incredible athletic ability, but basketball is a game where the most important muscle Read More

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NBA Free Agency Winners and Losers

[USA Today] There is a Six Degrees of Dwight Howard component to this NBA free agency season, a like-it-or-not reality that his ultimate destination would have a ripple effect on the rest of the league. So it is, then, that the verdict on who won Read More

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Blake Griffin to Lakers for Dwight Howard?

[UPI] The talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers may send star forward Blake Griffin and young guard Eric Blesdoe across the Staples Center in a sign-and-trade exchange for superstar Dwight Howard. Sources close the process say the two Los Angeles Read More

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NBA Analyst Jeff Van Gundy Blasts Dwight Howard

[Los Angeles Times] On Wednesday, ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy appeared on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, giving his take on Dwight Howard and the Lakers. The Lakers have lost three straight games, most recently in Chicago to the Bulls, 95-83.  Howard expressed dissatisfaction after taking just five shot attempts. “When you lose games Read More