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NFL WEEK 6! How are your teams lookin!?

Jimmie Johnson | Elite Insiders Week 6 NFL Picks The experts showed their stuff last weekend combining to go 32-13. You’re not going to find anybody better on the web, we know our stuff. I’m adding an Expert of the week stat which will show who had the most wins that particular weekend. Tie breakers…

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State of the Baltimore Ravens

Elite Insiders | Charles Whitlock II The Ravens are coming off of a huge 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers last Sunday; one in which their wide receiver Steve Smith was simply dominant on-and-off the field. Smith made headlines prior to the game when a fiery quote he gave after his unceremonious release from the…

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Here We Go! NFL Week 5 Elite Picks!

Jimmie Johnson | Elite Insiders An issue has been brought to my attention this week; Trey believes that my upset picks are not really upsets, and that I need to pick more difficult games. First off, I’m 2-2 in upset picks so I can’t be picking the easiest games. Secondly, my upset picks are not…

Ciara Styling Without Her Engagement Ring

Ciara takes on Part 2 of Paris week without any flaws. Ciarra popped out looking like money, with exception of her 500,000 engagement ring. Many different sources have spotted her numerous times without her ring. I guess somebody finally woke her up. They welcomed a baby boy in May of this year, but just three…

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Black-ish

Kamaria Robinson | Elite Insiders   When I first saw the title Black-ish my immediate thoughts were “oh lord” what stereotypical parody of black families will this one be. Just by the blatant title itself you knew this wasn’t the type of show that should be taken extremely serious. I decided to watch the first episode…

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Is Teddy Bridgewater the real deal??

A lot of people seem to think so: TEDDYYYYYYYYYYY!!! The joy of watching Teddy Bridgewater yesterday was dampened a bit when a twisted ankle sent him to the sideline for the end of the game. But, man, was he fun. Football is occasionally simple. Teddy Bridgewater was a good college quarterback. There was a good…

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Amber Rose Wants Out; Nick Cannon Questioned

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders After what seemed to be a meaningful, twerk-filled, paper-rolling, loving relationship, model Amber Rose is filing for divorce from rapper Wiz Khalifa (Cameron Thomaz). After one year of marriage and a baby boy, Sebastian Thomaz, Amber is calling it quits and is demanding that she receives nothing short of full…

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Is Adrian Peterson really an abuser??

Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders The AP nickname in which many football fans know Adrian Peterson now stands for Abusive Parent. Adrian Peterson has been charged with excessive child abuse after reports, text messages and pictures have surfaced about Peterson’s four year old son being beaten by a switch from a tree by his father back…

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NFL Preview, Week 3!! Who you got!?

Jimmie Johnson | Elite Insiders Rough week for predictions as many quality players were getting injured left and right. If your favorite team made it through the week unscathed, you should be very grateful. Jumping into the recap of last week, I expanded my lead over The Guru correctly picking 8 games to his 5.…

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NFL Week 2 Picks! Who You Got??

Jimmie Johnson | Elite Insiders It feels great to have football back! In week 1 we saw some of the usual contenders take care of business but also some surprise teams that could be on the rise this year. The Seahawks, Broncos, and 49ers all looked the part of Super Bowl contenders. On the other…

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Ray Rice Suspended Indefinitely from NFL; Janay Rice Speaks Out

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders Earlier this year, upon leaving an Atlantic City casino, video footage captured former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice dragging his then fiancee Janay Palmer’s (now Rice) motionless body out of a nearby elevator, leaving many to wonder and assume what actually happened. Well, that wait is over. Recent video footage shows…

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#JusticeForCoran. Follow the Trend.

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders Warning: This is a SHAMEFUL video that explores stupidity and carelessness at its HIGHEST level. My Instagram caption reads: Crazy how messed up this world can be…Why can’t we just be nice to each other and call it a day? It seems like some don’t have the common decency to…

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Just Married!

Kamaria Robinson | Elite Insiders The wait is finally over! This past weekend actress Gabrielle Union and Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade said “I Do”. Gabrielle was the queen of the castle, Chateau Artisan castle that is. The actress and Miami Heat star tied the knot in the reported 10.9 million dollar mansion in Miami…

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Young Thug: “Hubbie” is the new “Homie”

Brandi Montgomery | Elite Insiders Maybe Young Thug has really done a lot of s*** to live his lifestyle. And just maybe Rich Homie Quan ain’t that nigga he say he is. On Tuesday, August 24 Atlanta Georgia native, Young Thug reposted a picture of him and his “homie” Rich Homie Quan and captioned “Me…

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2014 HEISMAN TROPHY WATCH LIST

2014 Heisman Trophy Watch list College football fans are ready to start cheering for their favorite team, player, coach or, simply, their alma mater as the College Football season kicked off tonight. But, as always there’s one question that’s on everyone’s mind: Who in the hell is going to reign supreme and win the Heisman?…

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Josh Gordon: Brown and Out

Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders     525,600 minutes are definitely in a year and for one star wide receiver Josh Gordon that is the amount of time he has been suspended for the NFL. Sadly, this catchy introduction cannot allude or represent the overall disappointment Josh Gordon has bought not only to the Cleveland Browns…

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A Bad Joke or A Jab at Black Culture?

Kelsey Tisdale | Elite Insiders A few days ago BET aired a segment on 106 and Park in light of the VMA’s called ” the top six things Blue Ivy thought about the VMA’s.” During the segment former girlfriend of Chris Brown, Karrueche Tran read a bad joke and had it back fire in her face…

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Awaiting: The 2014 US Open Tennis Championship

Umarah Mughee | Elite Insiders If retirement age is mentioned to a professional tennis player, wrinkles and 65-year-old grey hairs do not come to mind.  In fact, the average retirement age for tennis athletes looms around 30 years young.  With 34-year-old, Roger Federer, and 33-year-old, Serena Williams, challenging the status quo, the tides are changing…

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50 and Floyd’s Feuding Escalates

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders As many may know, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has set the world ablaze; however, this time, no one wanted anything to do with the cold stuff. Also, no donation was involved in THIS video. Professional boxing great Floyd Mayweather is a remarkable fighter; however, according to 50 Cent, his…

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Hail Hoyer

Trey Crosby III | Elite Insiders   Last Wednesday, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine named Brian Hoyer the starting quarterback for Week 1 of the NFL Season which begins on the road in Pittsburgh. It might make the most sense for the Browns after a poorly played second preseason game from Johnny, but as…

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Elite Sophistication: JOSEPH ALTUZARRA FOR TARGET

Jaws drops and fashion enthusiasts’ wardrobes immediately lusted for Joseph Altuzarra’s capsule collection for Target. Staying true to his aesthetic of creating feminine pieces with a touch of masculinity, his creations will ranging form ($18-$90) and shoes and accessories ranging from ($30-$80). Eager to know what to expect? Sure you are! If the seductive maxi…

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Martin Lawrence Talks “Bad Boys 3″ on Conan

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders After the success of the Bad Boys sequel back in 2003, Dynamic Duo Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are teaming up again!! Be on the lookout for the Bad Boys 3 coming soon!! Also, if you “love you some Martiiiiiiiinnnn” check your local listings and be sure to watch “Partners”…

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Elite Insiders: Real Talk from Elite CEO on Mike Brown

Elite Insiders | Sarafina Hamer After the tragic death of another unarmed, black teen, there hasn’t been a timeline or tweet that hasn’t mentioned the name, Mike Brown.The following was a candid email sent out by our Founder Chuck Walton. Unscripted, unedited…just his thoughts… “You know its crazy…I was Mike Brown….If you rewind to 2007…They…

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The 5th Power

Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders   College Athletics is about to change forever. Well that statement is usually made frivolously on a yearly basis by those associated with the NCAA and its ever changing rules, recruitment standards, and realignment strategies. But this past Thursday, it did. The NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors Voted 16-2 in…

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What’s Next for the Pacers?

Sydnei Fryson | Elite Insiders It’s the worst news the team could possibly hear. Their star player, out for the season, with a compound fracture on his right leg. After the loss of lance Stephenson early this summer it’s like the season was over before it began. Fans started to lose hope. Watch as reporter…

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Ed O’Bannon wins; NCAA loses

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders O’BANNON VS NCAA- California — Five years ago, after stating that his “right of publicity” was lacking, retired NBA basketball player Ed O’Bannon went against the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing Company, and claimed violations concerning the Sherman Antitrust Act based on a 1995 video game that included a computer-made player of…

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Dealin’ for Dalton

Trey Crosby III | Elite Insiders  In the summer heat of training camp, most NFL players are looking to for ways to cool down. However, Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals just added a little fuel to the fire that is, his bank account. The internet went buzzing Monday, with rumors of a reported $115…

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A Rose Is Still A Rose

Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders Derrick Rose will once again lace up his Adidas and try to help The Chicago Bulls win a championship in the post Michael Jordan era. That is a good lead in but this seems like deja vu because last year he was returning from a torn ACL suffered in the playoffs,…

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Becky Hammon, welcome to the SPURS!

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders WNBA veteran Becky Hammon is set to retire soon from the game after 16 years of service; nevertheless, she has recently been hired as an assistant coach by the San Antonio Spurs. Having been the first woman to be granted a full-time, paid coaching job with an NBA team, 37-year-old…

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Paul George undergoes successful surgery

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders After recently suffering a grotesque leg injury in the USA basketball exhibition game, Pacers star Paul George received effective surgery and is currently resting at a Las Vegas hospital. According to Yahoo! Sports, George’s affliction was diagnosed as an open tibia-fibula fracture and will “probably” be out for upcoming 2014-2015…

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BREAKING: Paul George Severe Injury

Sydnei Fryson | Elite Insiders An unfortunate injury to report at Team USA’s Basketball Showcase.. Paul George has suffered a serious leg injury and was taken out on a stretcher just a few moments ago. Coach Mike Krzyzewski just announced that the scrimmage will end as the team prays for a George’s safe and quick…