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Professional Sports Can, and Should, Be a Vehicle for Change in the United States

“It hurt to see the things that happened in Charleston. It just broke my heart, because I felt like that could’ve been me. It could’ve been my friends, it could’ve been my pastor. It could’ve been anybody.” Those words were spoken by Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard after he flew into Charleston, South Carolina to meet with those most impacted by the murderous attack...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard is leaving Adidas for Peak

Shoe deals are usually reserved for flashy players. Guards with killer handle. Dunkers. Guys who take the last shot and control the ball when it matters most. In that vein, Dwight Howard should not have a shoe deal.He's a superstar with a familiar name, but kids aren't practicing post moves in their driveway pretending to be him. Howard's great, but probably not the guy you want...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard visits Charleston to support victims of church shooting

Dwight Howard has a big heart, and last week he showed it by flying down to Charleston, South Carolina and meeting with victims of the tragic shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.It's unfortunately not as common as it can be for professional athletes to make social stands against injustice and wrong in the world. Howard is the exception, and this was a truly moving...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Flies to Charleston to Honor Those Killed in Shooting

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard may be a divisive figure on the basketball court, but what he recently did to pay his respects to the nine people that were killed in Charleston, SC. on Wednesday digs much deeper than the sports world. Truly grief stricken over the shooting that left nine people dead, Howard visited the families of those who were killed. In attempting to come...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard is being sued for child support

Dwight Howard has fathered multiple children by more than one woman, though we don’t know exactly how many children or how many women. What we do know is that one of the alleged mothers is suing him. Court documents obtained by TMZ show that a woman named Tiffany is suing Howard for child support, claiming...Read More
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard rocks ridiculous giant foam cowboy hat at Astros game (video)

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets may be watching the NBA Finals from the sidelines instead of playing in them, but that doesn’t mean the superstar center is holed up somewhere sulking and in a state of depressed dejection that he and his teammates came up short against the Golden State Warriors. Nope, instead Howard...Read More The post Dwight Howard rocks ridiculous giant...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Bogut throws some shade Dwight Howard's way

Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut played an integral role in the team’s Western Conference Finals victory over the Houston Rockets. He also found himself involved in a few scrums during the five-game series. Never one to back down, the 7-foot Aussie threw an underhanded jab Dwight Howard’s way following a contentious series between the two: “There was some physicality...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says he's 'still a champion' after playoff exit

  Dwight Howard is a “glass half full” kind of guy, which is an admirable trait. Except when the glass is empty.   Howard’s Houston Rockets fell to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night, thus extending their NBA title drought to 20 seasons. After the game, Howard — who led the Rockets with 18 points, 16 rebounds...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard hangs with fans left stranded by Houston storm

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets avoided a series sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors on Monday, winning Game 4 by a score of 128-115. Both fans and the Rockets center remained inside the Toyota Center for several hours after the game, but not to savor a victory that staved of postseason...Read More The post Dwight Howard hangs with fans stranded at arena due to...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard owns 50 guns and 20 snakes

Dwight Howard was made for Texas. Regardless of how he has fit in with the Houston Rockets, the stuff Howard does in his free time is so Texas it hurts. Like what? Like feeding his den of snakes and firing his massive collection of guns. In a recent chat with Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report,...Read More
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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