SI.com always has the best photo galleries – found this & had to share it. Â These pics are crazzzzy!
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is all those things (and more), but he’s also one of the biggest players in the sports scene, especially in his native New York. With the release of his latest album Watch The Throne, a collaboration with Kanye West, SI.com decided it was time to dedicate a gallery solely to Jiggaman’s many sports appearances. Perhaps after viewing this you’ll know why he “made the Yankee cap more famous than a Yankee can” and “Knicks and Nets give him high-fives.”
LeBron James rides bike through streets of Akron with kids to raise awarness for eduction. He also discusses the NBA lockout Â and working with one of the Â all-time greats, former Rockets starÂ Hakeem OlajuwonÂ with Rachel Nichols.
NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks has been offered $1.5 million per month to play for the Zhejiang Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to the German newspaper Bild.
Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius was chosen by South Africaâ€™s athletics federation to join this monthâ€™s world championships.
Pistorius called the selection a culmination of his dream to compete at the highest level against able-bodied athletes. He will be the first amputee athlete at the worlds when he represents South Africa in Daegu, South Korea, as its only runner in the 400 meters. He was also chosen for the 4×400 relay.
About a year ago, Chris BoshÂ started the first stages of his back tattoo, going with some sort of theme that involves a craggly tree, Nordic imagery, music notes and a panther. Â This summer, heÂ got some more added to his back, sitting for hours and hours over the course of three days in Anguilla. Â Check it out…