Jim Durham, an ESPN radio announcer for NBC games, died over the weekend, the Associated Press reports. He was 65.
Durham's cause of death was...
It was 1992 and they would be the first team of NBA stars to represent the United States in the Olympics. They would secure an 8-0 record on their way to the coveted gold medal, demolishing their opponents by an average of nearly 44 points. They were the original Dream Team. And now, in honor of their 20th anniversary, the NBA TV documentary The Dream Team gathers the players that coach Chuck Daly, who passed away in 2009, led to victory (including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Charles Barkley). "It was a moment, really, for the game of basketball," says then-assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski (head coach at Duke University and now also the head coach of the U.S. team going for gold at the London Olympics this summer). "You could feel just the aura, the power of the personalities and the talent. It made you feel that, wow, this may never happen again."
Bully will no longer be bullied.
Following a celebrity-backed campaign and a petition signed by nearly 500,000 bullied students, the award-winning documentary Bully will be released on March 30 as an "unrated" film; MPAA initial stuck the movie with an R rating.
The documentary directed by Lee Hirsch shines a light on America's bullying crisis by following five of the 13 million American children affected by it each year.
Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olsen suggested a lawsuit against the MPAA after learning of the Change.org petition started three weeks ago by Katy Butler, a 17-year-old openly lesbian high school student. The campaign...
An all-star legal team is taking on the MPAA in an attempt to overturn the R rating assigned to the documentary Bully.
For nearly a decade, the NBA has been looking for the next Michael Jordan. And while it is much too early to compare the game's ultimate competitor — six championships, 10 scoring titles — to the New York Knicks' new guard Jeremy Lin, there is one similarity: He gets people to watch.