Bill Cosby, Harlem Globetrotter, 1972

tumblr_lj74idzoLZ1qio57xo1_500In 1972 the Harlem Globetrotters signed comedy legend Bill Cosby to an honorary $1 lifetime contract. Continue Reading →

Mo’ne “Money” Davis Signs With Harlem Globetrotters

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Originally made famous by her stellar performance at the 2014 Little League World Series, Mo’ne is adding accomplishments to her resumé at a remarkable pace: a shoe line, a memoir, several athletic awards, and most recently, an offer from traveling exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters. Continue Reading →

Join The Rucker Park 50th Anniversary in Harlem

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It’s the Rucker 50th Anniversary game on August 14th to the 16th, 2015 at the Rucker Park, Harlem USA.

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Nickelodeon And Harlem’s Carmelo Anthony Partner On X Melo

Carmelo Anthony_Turtles by MeloNickelodeon and NBA Superstar and Harlmeite Carmelo Anthony today announced plans for a partnership to create Turtles by Melo, a brand-new consumer products line inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit franchise.

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HW Pick: NY Ball Up Million Dollar Summer Challenge Basketball Launch

basketball in harlemBall Up (www.ballupmdsc.com), the leading streetball brand in the world and home to some of the most talented athletes to play the game, has reached an agreement with ESPN to televise their first-ever “Million Dollar Summer Challenge,” … Continue Reading →

Have A Ball On Father’s Day From Harlem To Hollywood

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In a time when folks are asking where are all of the African-American fathers, you can look at the 2015 NBA Finals to see many proud dads celebrating their offspring’s accomplishments as well basking in the glow of fatherhood. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ESPN + Mobb Deep = Remix For The NBA Playoffs!

image003Havoc and Prodigy have teamed up with ESPN to remix their 1995 The Infamous single to become the opening for “NBA Countdown” during the Western Conference Finals. Continue Reading →

Pope “Da Baller” Francis Becomes Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

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The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, who just completed a record-setting tour of North America, named Pope Francis just the ninth Honorary Harlem Globetrotter in team history today at the Vatican, as the Ambassadors of Goodwill™ prepare for the team’s landmark 90th anniversary tour, which will tip off in the fall. Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Becomes Honorary Harlem Globetrotter

Pope-as-Harlem-Globetrotter--124339Pope Francis didn’t have a prayer of spinning a basketball — but scored a slam dunk Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 as an honorary Harlem Globetrotter. Continue Reading →

Ball Up Returns To Harlem The Mecca of Basketball

BallUp_NYC_Next Friday May 8th, Ball Up – the premier name in streetball – takes a bite out of the Big Apple. Continue Reading →

NY Knicks Season Comes To A Merciful End

knicks4By Marc Rasbury

As baseball gets underway, I would like to look at Phil Jackson first season in charge of his former team in a National past time perspective. Ok, the New York Knicks are in the process of their third rebuilding plan in five years. Continue Reading →