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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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#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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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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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…

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Ronaldo Screams Young Money

Brandi Montgomery | Elite Insiders  To not much surprise, as of lately there has been a lot of flak towards the rapper, Lil Wayne. Some people refer to his lyrics as subpar and his demeanor as a bad influence for the youth. But Lil Wayne can easily respond back with one of his many lyric…

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Byron Scott hired as Lakers head coach

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders Nearly 20 years ago, towards the end of his playing career, Byron Scott was the “rookie mentor” to the then 18-year old NBA star Kobe Bryant; now, he is set to rejoin the Lakers franchise as the head coach. According to ESPN analysts Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard, it has…

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“Money May gon’ make it do what it do, baby..”

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders There’s one thing to allegedly have sex with another man’s woman; nevertheless, it’s another to publicly call both of them “b****es” after confidently claiming that the deed was done. Recently, there were words expressed by undefeated professional boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather which possibly gave reason for T.I.’s swinging at him…

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Drake releases name of new album

Precious Osagie-Erese | Elite Insiders  The man hasn’t even started working on the album, but he released the name of it. That’s real. Recording artist Drake recently revealed in an interview with Billboard that he has the title for his fourth project and it’s called “Views From The 6.” Many hints are pointing that the…

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Fast and Furious: Lucky Number 7

Brandi Montgomery | Elite Insiders    This weekend the “Fast and Furious” cast and crew shot the last scene for “Fast & Furious 7”. The film is expected to be in theatres April 3, 2015. After the four month production halt following the unexpected death of actor Paul Walker, there were rumors and doubts if…

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Derek Jeter’s last All Star game a success

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders After giving the MLB 22 years of his hard work and dedication, 40-year-old New York Yankees’ star Jeter is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season. Jeter’s amazing ability to lead, remarkable talent, and love for the game of baseball remained evident in his 14th and final…

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King For6iven: LeBron James Returns To Cleveland

Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders     Witness the return of “The King”, that’s right ladies and gentleman the decision part two took place but this time it was done in a more heartfelt, mature manner through a letter to Sports Illustrated written by LeBron James.In the letter LeBron said “Miami, for me, has been almost…

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Germany rises above Argentina for the World Cup Title

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – After a long frenzy of scoreless play, a late-game goal was the determining factor as Germany went on to win the 2014 World Cup Title. With a few head injuries, flying knees, and even an eye rake, this competition seemed to be more like…

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Rapper Meek Mill Jailed for Violating Parole

Quintin Gee | Elite Insiders  Rapper Robert Williams, better know as Meek Mill, was sentenced to three to six months in jail and five months probation after Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley found him guilty of violating his probation. Prior to the sentencing, a four-hour hearing took place were Williams’ “violations” were brought to light:…

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LET JOHNNY PLAY

Trey Crosby III | Elite Insiders    It’s officially that time of year. The time when absolutely nothing of any real significance is going on in the NFL, and instead of football fans and media alike just being patient and waiting, they do the exact opposite. Since there are no real storylines to talk about,…

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Surprise for JUST KEKE

Brandi Montgomery | Elite Insiders  June 30 was a dream come true for the singer, songwriter, actress and now talk show host, KeKe Palmer. Aside from officially becoming the youngest person in history to have her own talk show, Palmer was surprised by her #1 crush, Michael Ealy. As KeKe quickly daydreamed about Michael Ealy,…

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Joel Embiid Blocks LeBron on Twitter

Robert Williams | Elite insiders Former Kansas Jayhawk now Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Joel Embiid is known for his remarkable defense; however, this “block” couldn’t be added to the stat book. After just a few weeks of experiencing the life of an NBA player, Embiid has already hopped on the recruiting train. The first round…

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Elite Insiders BET Weekend Recap

Kelsey Tisdale | Elite Insiders Follow Elite Insiders Chuck Walton, Kelsey Tisdale and Darryl Love as they get the “Elite Scoop” on the BET Experience 2014. Watch the recap video and get a glimpse of all the exclusive celebrity guest interviews and live performances! Big thanks to Photo Will and Million Dollar Moments for doing…

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A Kidd Coaching Bucks

      Byron Dixon| Elite Insiders Jason Kidd is taking his talents to Milwaukee, yes the Hall of Fame point guard is one and done with his former team the now Brooklyn Nets after just one season of coaching experience. Kidd will now take over the reigns of a franchise seeking some sort of…