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NBA All-Star Weekend

The NBA All-Star Game that transpired Sunday — won by the West, 148-143 — was a showcase event and nonstop party that could linger in the collective psyche of the basketball public for years to come. This All-Star Game also served as a reminder that basketball is fun. If you noticed, there were a lot of smiles on the court, particularly when it came to Kobe who scored 37 points and won the All-Star MVP for the fourth time. He was joking and joshing while sporting a grin from ear to ear.

A lot of movie stars were present to witness the game and attend the after party. The event was star-studded and considered a real success. On game night, Josh Groban sang the national anthem. There were also performances by Lenny Kravitz and Bruno Mars. Rihanna, Kanye and Drake performed during half-time break. Celebrities in the audience included JayZ with Beyonce, Dustin Hoffman, Ellen Pompeo, Steven Tyler, Stevie Wonder, Warren Beatty, Spike Jones and of course, Lakers’ #1 fan Jack Nicholson.

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Posted by on 02/21/2011 in Blogs, U. S. News

 

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Super Bowl XLV

Super Bowl XLV will be the 45th annual edition of the Super Bowl in American football, and the 41st annual championship game of the modern-era National Football League (NFL). The game which starts today at 3:25 PST will pit the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers against the NFC champion Green Bay Packers to decide the NFL champion. It will be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the first time that the Super Bowl will be held in the Dallas–Fort Worth area; and the third time it will be held in Texas (Houston was the host city to VIII and XXXVIII).

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Posted by on 02/06/2011 in Blogs, U. S. News

 

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