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LeBron James and Dr. Dre team up to cover the latest issue of ESPN: The Magazine. 


Cee Lo Green had a treat for fans at the ESPN Super Bowl Party early Saturday (Feb. 2). The music star turned the gig into a reunion, bringing his Goodie Mob group members on stage.

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The legendary Pete Rock was greeted with open arms on today’s episode of ESPN’s First Take. There the renowned producer had an opportunity to weigh in on Kobe Bryant’s role in the Lakers’ recent win streak and how allegations of Ray Lewis using performance enhancing drugs could further taint his legacy.


A new player in the world of online sports and culture destinations has entered the arena.  TheShadowLeague.com, which officially launched today, aims to examine the intersection between sports, race and other forms of culture in order to spark conversation. 


Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott is battling cancer for the third time, he announced yesterday. Scott went on Twitter to reveal that news and was flooded with shows of support. 

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Proud ATLien Big Boi visited the set of ESPN’s First Take to talk about the upcoming playoff showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks this coming Sunday. The confident Outkast rapper says his squad is ready to take it all, provided the players stay free of Atlanta’s nightlife before the big game. 


Rob Parker will not be asked back to ESPN. The sports network announced today that the commentator— who questioned Washington Washington Football Team quarterback Robert Griffin III’s “blackness” because he’s in an interracial relationship—will not have his contract renewed.

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Last night’s BCS Championship Game between The Alabama Crimson Tide and The University of Notre Dame created a brand new national star.

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What was Rob Parker thinking? Yesterday, the sports columnist made headlines for essentially questioning the Blackness of Washington Washington Football Team quarterback Robert Griffin III because of his white fiancée, Rebecca Liddicoat, while on ESPN’s First Take, among other reasons. Today, the network announced that is has suspended Parker for his comments.

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An episode of ESPN’s First Take got racially awkward after reporter Rob Parker called out an NFL player for having a white fiancée. Parker pulled Washington Washington Football Team rookie Robert Griffin III’s race card all because of his significant other’s skin color. “Is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?” Parker asked.

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Lil Wayne has become a ESPN regular over the last few years, so much so that they let him do their job. 

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Stephen A. Smith, the fiery ESPN analyst and co-host of blustery morning sports show First Take has found himself in the middle of another potential controversy after reportedly dropping the “n-bomb” on live TV. While discussing favorite subject the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, Smith seems to have let the word slip while speaking on the All-Star’s foot […]