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Ballerific Sports: Jenrry Mejia Banned For Life After Failing Third Drug Test In A Year

NY Mets pitcher, Jenrry Mejia, has become the first player in history to be suspended by the MLB permanently after testing positive for PED's for the third time in the last 12 months. This isn't exactly the type of history one should want to make. 

According to the MLB, Mejia…

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How Jonathon Simmons Went From Paying $150 To Try Out For The D-League, To Playing For The Spurs

You can do anything if you put your mind to it, just ask 26-year-old Jonathon Simmons. "It wasn’t a smooth process, but I think just the love for the game helped me get through it," Simmons told Business Insider.

His journey to the NBA was not the usual one. Simmons…

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Kobe Bryant Speaks On Derek Fisher's Firing

Derek Fisher lost his head coaching job with the Knicks this week and everyone has had an opinion on it. 

Kobe Bryant, who played 13 seasons with Fisher on the Lakers, had a little to say about his former teammate's departure. “They felt they needed a change and…

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LL Cool J Says Kendrick Lamar Has A "Controversial" Grammy Performance Planned

The Grammy Awards will be taking place on Monday and while all of the performances will be amazing this year, I'm especially looking forward to seeing Kendrick Lamar take the stage. 

LL Cool J, this year's host, spoke candidly with The Wrap about what we could expect from Monday's ceremony,…

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Watch Saturday Night Live's "The Day Beyonce Turned Black" Skit (VIDEO)

The world was not ready for what was about to happen the day before Super Bowl Sunday. What started out as just a regular Saturday, ended up in catastrophe when Beyonce turned black!

Saturday Night Live featured an awesome sketch highlighting the reactions of some people…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 14, 2016 at 10:23am — 2 Comments

Kanye West Drops "The Life Of Pablo"

If you were privileged enough, you got the opportunity to hear Kanye's seventh studio album, "The Life Of Pablo," when he premiered it in front of thousands at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. Initially titled "So Help Me God," then "Swish," and then "Waves," the 18-track album features cameos from Ty…

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The Grammys Struggle To Honor Black Artists

We lost a lot of great talent over the last year. On Monday, it was announced that Lady Gaga would be performing an 8-minute tribute to the late David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp will be performing a tribute for Lemmy from Motörhead and Jackson Browne will honor Glenn Frey. Natalie Cole, who passed on…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 13, 2016 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Cleveland Will Not Have Tamir Rice's Family Pay $500 For Ambulance Ride

It was previously reported that the city of Cleveland, OH filed a claim against the family of Tamir Rice to reimburse the $500 bill "for emergency medical services rendered as the decedent's last dying expense."

12-year-old Tamir Rice died…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 12, 2016 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Lil Wayne Slapped With $868K Tax Lien

There seems to be more financial troubles for Young Money frontman, Lil Wayne. The rapper has been hit with a $868,000 tax lien for allegedly not paying a portion of his 2014 taxes, according to reports. 

This isn't the first time Lil Wayne has faced issues…

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Reps For Taylor Swift Deny Kanye Called To Notify Of Song

On Thursday, many were privy to getting a sneak peek of Kanye West's upcoming album, "The Life Of Pablo." In one song in particular, Kanye proclaims that he can get sex from Taylor Swift, and that he made her famous. On Friday morning Kanye took to Twitter to explain…

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Kanye West Gave Taylor Swift & Ray J A Heads Up Before Name Dropping On Album

Kanye West previewed his seventh studio album, "The Life Of Pablo," Thursday at Madison Square Garden and by now you've either witnessed it for yourself,  or heard someone else talking about it. A couple of tracks stood out due to Kanye name dropping some very iconic moments in his life; namely his…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 12, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments

Stevie J Says He Banged Mariah Carey -- While On Nick Cannon's Wild-N-Out

All is fair on Wild-N-Out, or is it? According to reports, it looks like Stevie J may have crossed the line when he spilled some tea about Mariah Carey while on her ex-husband's TV show.

Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez, who are currently broken up but promoting their reality show,…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 11, 2016 at 12:53pm — 1 Comment

Chris Brown's Assault Accuser Plans To Sue

Liziane Gutierrez, the woman who says Chris Brown blackened her eye and tossed her out of a Las Vegas hotel room, is refusing to give up her fight. Despite law enforcement refusing to move forward with her criminal case due to insufficient evidence, and the model being blackballed from…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 11, 2016 at 11:29am — 2 Comments

Khloe Kardashian And Lamar Odom Board A PJ To NY

For the first time since his unfortunate overdose, we are getting a clear photo of Lamar Odom and he looks really good. TMZ posted the image of Odom, alongside his wife Khloe, as they board a private jet at the Van Nuys airport just before 9pm PST. 

It's likely the two are headed to New…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 11, 2016 at 7:42am — No Comments

Will Smith Addresses Son Jaden Wearing Women's Clothing

It's no question that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have allowed their children more freedom of expression than some spectators have approved of. With Jaden Smith, 17, appearing in ads for the Louis Vuitton women's line, it didn't take long for everyone to voice their opinion. 

Until now, the…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 10, 2016 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Jordin Sparks & Sage The Gemini Call It Quits

A source tells Us Weekly, after 10 months of dating, singer Jordin Sparks and rapper Sage The Gemini have split.

Jordin Sparks, 26, and Sage The Gemini, 23, were first linked in April 2015, following Sparks’ September 2014 split from longtime boyfriend…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 10, 2016 at 2:28pm — 1 Comment

Future Fires Back At Ciara For Blasting Him In "I Bet"

Ciara wants her baby daddy to stop dragging her through the mud and she's taking him to court to make sure that happens. However, Future is fighting back, saying that Ciara's claims are ridiculous considering she made money off bad mouthing him as well.

Exhibit A: Her 2015 single, "I Bet"…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 10, 2016 at 8:57am — No Comments

Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed To The Hospital

Hungarian born actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor, was rushed to the hospital Monday, just days after her 99th birthday. Frederic von Anhalt, Gabor's husband, says that the legendary actress was taken to the emergency room after she complained of having trouble…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 10, 2016 at 8:13am — No Comments

Blake Griffin Suspended 4 Games With No Pay

Last month we reported that Blake Griffin fractured his right hand when he punched the Clippers equipment assistant manager while in Toronto. If his injury didn't keep him out of commission long enough, the star forward can now expect to be sidelined another four…

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Added by Eleven8 on February 9, 2016 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Eddie George Says Broadway Saved Him From Post-NFL Depression

Running back Eddie George played nine season in the NFL, his last being with the Dallas Cowboys in 2004. 

George retired at 31, just before the start of the 2005 season. After his retirement he says that he became extremely depressed and had to undergo…

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Beyoncé's New Single 'Formation' Boosted Red Lobster's Sales By 33%

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Sales at Red Lobster have reportedly skyrocketed since #Beyonce shouted out the Orlando-based seafood chain in her new single #Formation."When he f--k me good, I take his ass to Red Lobster," Bey…Continue

Boosie Badazz ft. Fresh Porter x JBless "DNA"

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HOT NEW SINGLE OF THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MIXTAPE "EVERYTHING WAS NECESSARY" BY FRESH PORTER…Continue

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High School Senior Buys 900 Valentine's Day Flowers For Every Girl In School

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A high school senior in #Smithfield, #Utah, bought 900 flowers for every girl at his school just in time for #ValentinesDay.Hayden Godfrey, 17, handed out 900 carnations, one to every girl at Sky…Continue

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Dies

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United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died.ABC-7 reports, that the 79-year-old judge died in his sleep last night following a day hunting outside of Marfa, Texas. Scalia apparently…Continue

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