#APPLE

7.23 The Cooler

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Faren Kodak Loses Patent Case Against Apple, RIM <a href="http://allthingsd.com/20120722/kodak-loses-patent-case-against-apple-rim/">[All Things Digital]</a> Spotify Marks Its First Anniversary In The US With 13 Billion Listens <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/21/spotify-marks-its-first-anniversary-in-the-us/">[Engadget]</a> Joan Rivers Clowns Kim Kardashian’s Black Men Fetish <a href="http://theurbandaily.com/1931199/joan-rivers-kim-kardashian-black-men/">[The Urban Daily]</a> Frank Ocean: The Only Band That Matters <a href="http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2012/07/frank_ocean_the_only_band_that.php">[SF Weekly]</a> Liberties: White People, Rap & Phil Collins <a href="http://garywarnett.wordpress.com/2012/07/22/liberties/">[Gwarizm]</a> Who Has The Best Backcourt In The NBA.

VIDEOS

Nike Dream Team Destroyer Jacket

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Nike's got Olympic-themed apparel on lock right now and they're going full throttle to create pieces that will last long beyond the upcoming London games.

THE 1980S

An Important Discussion About The 'NBA Superstars' Videos

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If you are anything like me, you spent a substantial chunk of your childhood parked in front of the television watching VHS tapes of people doing dunks.

VIDEOS

Watch: NBA TV’s “The Dream Team” Documentary

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In the summer of '92, Team USA Basketball put together "the greatest team ever assembled in the history of team sports.

WILT CHAMBERLAIN

ROFLMNBAO: The Long, Fashionable History Of Ridiculous Glasses In The NBA

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With the table now set for the NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder starting tomorrow night at 9 PM, I wanted to address a very important topic before we get all analytical on your asses.

VIDEOS

Yeah, You’re Crazy If You Don’t Watch NBA TV’s “Dream Team” Documentary

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Last night during halftime of Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, an extended trailer of the forthcoming Dream Team documentary was shown.

VIDEOS

NBA TV Marks 20th Anniversary Of The Dream Team

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Just in time for the 2012 Olympics, the fine folks over at NBA TV present what looks to be the best professional hoops documentary since <a href="http://youtu.be/HxlLCSktpfc">HBO's Magic and Bird doc</a>.

Wieden + Kennedy

Even More Vintage Nike Ads

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No wealth of words here because there's no need.

#Justin Bieber

5.8 The Cooler

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Jeny Romero Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Video Breaks YouTube Record [MTV] How McDonald’s Came Back Bigger Than Ever [NYTimes] The 10 Worst People at a Summer BBQ [BroBible] Lil Kim Says Azealia Banks Is Trying To "Use Her For Publicity" [Hip-Hop Wired] Jadakiss' 10 Favorite Cars [...].

SPORTS

PoV: The Round Mound Of Rebound & Larry Legend

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Photo: <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/gallery/featured/GAL1167250/9/25/index.htm" target="_blank">S.I. Vault</a> Playing in a generation housing players like Magic, Bird and Jordan, how great of a player <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/charles-barkley" target="_blank">Charles Barkley</a> actually was often gets swept under the rug.

#PRO WRESTLING

Charles Barkley Beat Godzilla, And Now He's Calling Out Brock Lesnar

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/gsp-barkley.jpg"></a>Two major points of interest here: 1.

superheroes

Nike's Air Alliance Pits Cartoon Kevin Durant Against Mad Shoe Scientists

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Every few years, a TV network or a shoe company decides that sports guys should be super heroes.

WILT CHAMBERLAIN

Presenting 'Magic Johnson: The Gathering'

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The sports world is abuzz with the news that a Magic-Johnson fronted group broke the dang old bank in order to purchase the Dodgers for over $2 billion, which is a figure so absurd that it may as well be written like a comic strip character says cuss words.

#NFL

Barkley On Gregg Williams: 'No Loose Talk, No Second Thoughts And No Snitching'

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His appearance on 'The Dan Patrick Show' might not have reached deeply into the complex heart of the Gregg Williams/New Orleans Saints bounty controversy, but one thing was made perfectly clear: if you go to the police with this, Charles Barkley is willing to murder you with a nail gun he bought at the Hardware Barn and drag your dead ass into a vacant building.

Spotlight

This Year’s NBA Rookie-Sophomore Challenge To Feature An Innovative Twist

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NBA fans pining for Ricky Rubio to toss an off-the-backboard alley-oop to Blake Griffin may get their wish granted well before the Spanish point guard ever becomes an All Star.

SNEAKERS

Memory Lane: Vintage Nike Ads

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Now that I’m older and able to put it all in perspective, my indoctrination into the shoe game occurred early in life.

#SNL

Charles Barkley *Sports Metaphor* on ‘SNL’

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Assuming you forget about the “Work It”-like segment, the one featuring a MAN dressed as a WOMAN (wacky.

#BILL HADER

Dear Saturday Night Live, Please Stop Making Us Hate Charles Barkley

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I ran into Charles Barkley at a bar in Orlando on my 30th birthday a few years back, as he was in town for the NBA playoffs, and I had two of my paid escorts attractive lady friends approach him and ask if he’d take a picture with me for my birthday and he said no.

weight watchers

What’s Worse: Weight Watchers Or The Atlanta Hawks?

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By way of <a href="http://awfulannouncing.com/">Awful Announcing</a> comes this charming clip the first quarter of Thursday's Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks game wherein Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller and Sir Charles Five Buck Box It Rocks It Rocks Barkley discussing Weight Watchers, Dwight Howard and how sad the Hawks are while accidentally mic'd and on-air.


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