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Magic Johnson To Join Square’s Board of Directors

Magic Johnson To Join Square’s Board of Directors

It’s been an interesting week for Square. Not long after it announced its new reader, which will feature Apple Pay, news came out that CEO Jack Dorsey is to take over the helm (on a supposedly interim basis) at Twitter, which he co-founded, as CEO Dick Costolo steps down. There has been speculation that Dorsey will take on the Twitter …

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Magic Johnson Offers His Expertise To Improve Diversity In Silicon Valley

The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley recently made headlines as statistics on their racial and gender make-up were revealed, showing a largely white and Asian workforce. Former basketball player turned businessman Magic Johnson is now offering his expertise to companies like Google and Apple in order to help them increase their employment of African-Americans and Hispanics. Johnson is an …

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Donald Sterling Tries to Apologize, Makes It Worse

Donald Sterling has enough money to head to to wherever he wants and lie low until everyone forgets that he doesn’t like his women hanging around black men. He doesn’t need the Clippers. He could hand his wife half of everything and still have more money than Midas. But Donald Sterling doesn’t want to go out like that. For weeks …

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Donald Sterling Claims He Isn’t Racist, Questions Magic Johnson’s Integrity

Guess what? Despite being caught on tape telling his girlfriend not to bring any black people to his games, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling insists that he is not a racist. Instead, Sterling says he was “baited” into making the remarks. “You can sleep with [black people]. You can bring them in, you can do whatever you want,” …

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Al Sharpton: Remove Sterling or ‘We March’

Reverend Al Sharpton is threatening to protest the NBA if L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is not dealt with immediately for his racist comments. “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language,” said the civil rights activist to TMZ Sports. Sharpton, president of the National Action Network, …

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Magic Johnson Did Not Play In The NHL

During Wednesday night’s episode of Jeopardy, a contestant’s answer to a question shocked host Alex Trebek, and gave him some ammo for a sly insult. The question came from the “Sports Superstars” category and read: “100+ assists in an NHL season has been accomplished only 13 times, 11 times by this player.” Joe’s answer: Magic Johnson. Apparently, he thought that …

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Alan Thicke to Star in New Reality TV Show

Alan Thicke, best known for his role as Jason Seaver on the 1980s and 1990s hit TV show Growing Pains, is launching his own reality TV show. Unusually Thicke will follow the daily lives of Alan, along with his young wife Tanya and the couple’s teenage son Carter. “Unusually Thicke combines my two favorite things,” the 67-year-old actor said in …

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Mark Cuban Would Be ‘Honored’ To Have First Openly Gay NBA Player On Mavs

The other day, entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made headlines when he said he might draft Brittney Griner. Today, TMZ is sharing an interview with Cuban in which he says he’d be honored to have the first openly gay NBA player on his team. “I’ve been saying the same thing for years – that there will be someone …

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Magic Johnson’s Son Spotted With Boyfriend in LA

With politicians everywhere coming to grips with gay marriage and even Bill O’Reilly admitting that that gay marriage supporters have a “compelling argument,” there really has never been an easier time to come out of the closet in the U.S. This week, Magic Johnson’s son, Earvin Johnson III, was tacitly outed to the American public by the L.A. paparazzi. TMZ …

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Magic Johnson Documentary Revisits His “Announcement”

In November of 1991, L.A. Lakers star player Magic Johnson announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with HIV. It came as a shock not only to basketball fans, but to fans of the man himself. He had been a hero to many for so long that the news was not only difficult to digest, it was devastating. …

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