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Homeless Litte League Champion Gets 1 Year Free Re...

Via ABC7Chicago One of the Jackie Robinson West Little League champions was scoring runs for the team without a place to live. Jaheim Benton’s family has been homeless since June. But on Friday, the owners of a Chicago funeral home heard about the family’s plight and decided to pay their rent for an entire year…. Read more »

Tracy Morgan’s Time In Wheel Chair To Be Longer ...

One couldn’t help but smile after seeing photos of Tracy Morgan in recovery mode following a near-fatal car crash that claimed the life of a comedian friend. But his attorney says the former 30 Rock star’s having a difficult time getting back to 100 percent. “He’s really having a tough time,” Benedict P. Morelli said… Read more »

Michael Sam waived by St. Louis Rams

(CNN) — The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team’s final 53-man roster. Sam, an All-American defensive end who played for the University of Missouri, made history when he was… Read more »

This Day in Black History: Aug. 29, 1979

On Aug. 29, 1979, Sheridan Broadcasting Company, owned by African-American lawyer and educator Ronald R. Davenport, purchased the Mutual Black Network (MBN). MBN previously distributed news and public affairs programming to Black-orientate stations around the country, reaching millions of listeners, Encyclopedia of Radio author C. Sterling writes. The merger marked the beginning of the first… Read more »

Photo Fab: The Cast of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta...

The cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta spent the week celebrating new castmember Demetria McKinney’s birthday in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The cameras were reportedly rolling for season 7, which premieres in November. Here’s a peek inside their vacation.  

Cee-Lo Green Sentenced To Three Years Probation

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to a felony charge that he drugged a 33-year-old woman with ecstasy while they were on a July 2012 dinner date in Los Angeles. “The two later went back to the woman’s hotel,” noted LA District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Jane Robison. “Prosecutors declined to file a charge of… Read more »

Pres. ‘Stands Behind Decision’ to Wear Tan Sui...

We learned today that President Obama’s ill-fitting tan suit in Thursday’s press conference was a deliberate fashion choice that he “feels pretty good about.” Before Obama could even finish the presser about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ISIS’ increasing presence in the Middle East, Twitter was roasting both the suit’s color and fit. CNN’s Jake… Read more »

The NFL Increases Penalties Regarding Domestic Vio...

The NFL is taking a tougher stance on domestic violence amid criticism of the punishment the league handed down to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. The Associated Press reports that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined tougher penalties regarding players accused of domestic violence in a letter sent to all 32 NFL team owners Thursday…. Read more »

Stripper Mom Arrested For Obstructing Investigatio...

Via NYDailyNews A Florida stripper hung up on a cop who called to help find the woman’s missing young daughter because the stripper had to get up onstage at the jiggle joint, police said. Bobbey Jo Boucher, 29, was too busy working to find the 10-year-old, leading to an obstruction charge, police in Pasco County… Read more »