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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A funny thing happened last year on LeBron James' march to “not one, not two... not six, not seven” NBA championships with the Miami Heat. James and superstar sidekicks Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were stunned in the NBA Finals by the Dallas...
05.06.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
If you (like me) read Jason Whitlock’s column about his experience writing a cover story for Playboy, you’d have the sense that the magazine chose an irrelevant, race-baiting headline to make a story about the cultural costs of prisons sexier. If you read the actual Playboy – you know, for the articles – the reality isn’t quite that bad. It’s merely a partially-relevant, race-baiting h...
05.06.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
A quick follow-up to a post from last week. Jason Whitlock’s was upset about Playboy’s decision to give his cover story about the American penal system the offensive and offensively-irrelevant “The Black KKK: Hip Hop is killing Black America, and it’s time to do something about it.” We read his complaint, and seconded that emotion. Playboy has sent this statement in response: "Play...
05.02.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Anyone with nosy parents or a jealous spouse knows that Playboy can go hand and hand with embarrassment, vicious arguments, and a frenzied dash to find a better hiding spot. Jason Whitlock, sports columnist for the Kansas City Star, can now vouch for the first two. Playboy has printed his story with an eye-catching, controversial, and intriguing headline that would be a perfect draw if only his st...

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