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by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush is crossing over from New Orleans to Miami. The deal went down on Thursday with the Miami Dolphins negotiating Bush’s new contract.  ESPN reports that “Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed the deal, which sends reserve safety Jonathon Amaya to New Orleans and also involves an exchange of undisclosed draft picks. Bush agreed to a two-year contract for nearly $10 million with the Dolphins, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter Thursday.” According to reports, Bush was supposed to make approximately $11.8 million dollars this season in the final year of his contract. It would not have been easy, however, for them to pay him this amount due to current salary restrictions.

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By ALAN SCHWARZ  Published: May 4, 2011

BOSTON — As the football world absorbs Monday’s news that Dave Duerson had the football-related brain damage he suspected before fatally shooting himself in February, an overlooked detail has emerged: had Duerson reached out for help via the N.F.L.’s disability plan, which he helped administer, his neurological injuries would not have qualified for a high level of benefit, if any at all.

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Patenema Ouedraogo, Serena Williams’ 40-year-old stalker, was stopped by security guards Monday night when attempting to walk into Williams’ South Florida gated subdivision.

 

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, YourBlackWorld.comScholarship in Action 

Rashard Mendenhall of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been taking heat lately for making comments that many believe are in support of Osama Bin Laden.  But rather than being supportive of Bin Laden, Mendenhall is simply stating that Americans are celebrating death just a little too much for his comfort:

"What kind of person celebrates death? It’s amazing how people can HATE a man they have never even heard speak. We’ve only heard one side…" Mendenhall said on his Twitter account.

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Former NFL player R.W. McQuarters was shot by a masked man Saturday in Tulsa, OK, according to police.  His injuries were non-life-threatening and the incident occurred as he was leaving a friend’s home.

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