Good News

Basketball legend Chris Webber is creating a series about the Fab Five.

Good News

LeBron James has launched a nonprofit focused on addressing Black voter suppression.

Good News

Former NBA player Jalen Rose’s Detroit-based charter school has a 93 percent graduation rate.

By Ashley Michelle Williams Jalen Rose can now add “educator” to his long list of social contributions. SEE ALSO: Why Obama’s Critics Are Right Who Will Be Gifford’s Successor? The former NBA star and current ESPN analyst has established the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA) in his hometown of Detroit in order to help improve […]

Former NBA star Jalen Rose was caught on video jogging into the Oakland County Jail Tuesday morning to start his 20 day sentence for drunk driving. Rose was sentenced last week to 93 days in jail after pleading guilty to drunk driving, but will serve 20. His expected release date is Aug. 18. The former […]

When will he learn? Former NBA star Jalen Rose, who was sentenced to 20 days in jail this past Tuesday for a DUI, was cited for speeding a day after his sentencing. Rose was clocked going 46 m.p.h. in a 25-m.p.h. zone shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday night, Clawson Police Chief Harry Anderson said. He […]

Former NBA player and Fab Five member Jalen Rose was suspended indefinitely by ESPN after reports surfaced that Rose had been arrested for drunk driving. According to ESPN, Rose was being sent to the bench for not reporting the incident to the network.  Rose allegedly failed a blood-alcohol test after his truck crashed in Bloomfield, […]

CONNECTICUT-Jalen Rose has been pulled off the air by ESPN according to a report by USA Today. “Jalen has accepted full responsibility for his actions. Both parties are taking this very seriously, and as a result, we’ve agreed that he will not be on our air while he addresses this situation,” said ESPN spokesman Josh […]

MICHIGAN-Jalen Rose was arrested for D.U.I. earlier this month in Michigan according to a report from TMZ: Cops were called to the scene and Rose agreed to undergo several voluntary roadside sobriety tests. He was later transported to a nearby facility for chemical testing … those results have not yet been returned. Rose was eventually […]

Jalen Rose grew up poor in Detroit, the son of single mom and an NBA player he never met. He helped transform basketball culture as a member of Michigan’s iconic Fab Five team, then earned more than $100 million as a pro baller.

I admit that I froze up when I heard about Grant Hill becoming offended about Jalen Rose referring to he and other black Duke University players as “Uncle Toms.” During the recent ESPN documentary about the Fab Five, Rose was especially candid in describing his disdain for Duke University.  Using colorful and entertaining language, Rose […]