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Dec 18, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

New York Knicks Get Physical With Jeremy Lin & Lose

posted by Randall

 

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(Corrects earlier version that incorrectly identified the hard fouler as Raymond Felton)

Tyson Chandler of the NY Knicks did everything he could to stop Jeremy Lin last night, but the young point guard kept coming.  The Daily News reported two hard fouls by Chandler didn’t slow the Houston Rocket. In the end, it was … Read more

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Dec 18, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Awkwafina–Asian American Female Rapper

posted by Randall

Music graphicI discovered Awkwafina from a tweet from @neaato. Not many female rappers around, certainly Asian Americans.  Awkwafina’s lyrics will for sure grab your attention. Some will call the lyrics vulgar. But her whimsical style may make the lyrics acceptable, even humorous to others. You decide. Watch this video from You Tube.

 

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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 18, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Jeremy Lin In Pictures Through the Years

posted by Randall

baby clothesVery Nice. Sports Illustrated produced this slide show of Jeremy Lin in pictures through the years from childhood, to his basketball days in Palo Alto, to his rise from Harvard to the NBA. Still an amazing story despite his struggles this season. And with the occasional flirtations with Linsanity like last night’s 22 point game … Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Dancing With The Stars Champ Hines Ward Sued for Paternity

posted by Randall

Baby's handThe mother of a 1-year old is suing for child support from Dancing With The Stars and Superbowl champion Hines Ward. The mother says the former Pittsburgh Steeler is refusing to acknowledge he is the father of the child and is asking the judge to order a blood test. No word yet on the judge’s … Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Ann Curry Launches Act of Kindness Campaign to Honor Victims of Newtown

posted by Randall

HeartIt started as a simple tweet, a way to honor the children who died in the Newtown shootings.  But the Huff Post reports its turned into much more than that. A national campaign has been launched on Twitter. #20Acts for people who wished to commit to 20 act of kindness for the 20 children killed … Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Knicks Fans Welcome Back Jeremy Lin, Then Boo Him Later

posted by Randall

 

basketballNew York Knicks fans had it both ways Monday night during  Jeremy Lin’s return to Madison Square Garden. But in the end Lin got the last laugh. The fans gave him a rousing ovation during introductions, but then booed him when he missed a free throw and air balled a three, reported  USA Today.Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Not Your Ordinary Country Singer

posted by Randall

Egyptian CarvingHe sounds like an ordinary country singer. He sings with a thick Southern drawl and the rhythm of a 12 string guitar.  But this country boy is different.  Kareem Salama is Muslim American.

The Center for American Progress  talked to Muslim American artists who are chasing their dreams on the entertainment stage while battling misconceptions … Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Both Sides of Political Aisle Praise Senator Daniel Inouye, Dead at 88.

posted by Randall

 

Senator Daniel InouyeSenator Daniel Inouye died today of respiratory failure. He was 88 and the longest serving U.S. Senator in the nation. The voters of Hawaii elected him to the Senate for 8 consecutive terms. He also was Hawaii’s first Congressman, elected to office in when Hawaii became a state in 1959. He was the first … Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Jeremy Lin & Houston Rockets Hand NY Knicks Defeat in Lin’s Return to Garden

posted by Randall

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It’s final.  Jeremy Lin and Houston Rockets take it Knicks at the Garden. Knick’s fans give Lin nice ovation in introductions. Houston 109 – Knicks 96.

22 Points, 8 assists for Jeremy Lin follows a strong effort against the Knicks in Houston. See highlights from ESPN

What is it about playing in the spotlight that Read more

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Dec 17, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Fact or Fiction–5 Assumptions About Jeremy Lin

posted by Randall

basketball court It’s widely assumed by critics of Jeremy Lin that Linsanity will never return to its old form and we have already seen the best of the 24-year old Asian American point guard. ESPN talked to 5 experts to give their take on that assumption and several others. Their answer may surprise both fans and critics … Read more

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