Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem wants to be called 'Django'

theGRIO REPORT - Udonis Haslem is known for his tough style of play on the court as he is the Miami Heat's all-time leading rebounder, surpassing the great Alonzo Mourning...
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Stephen Jackson sprained his ankle on waitress serving NYC Mayor Bloomberg courtside

(AP) - Spurs forward Stephen Jackson has left San Antonio's game against the Knicks after spraining his right ankle when he crashed into a waitress working the sideline in front of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...

Autopsy: Cowboys player killed in crash was sober

DALLAS (AP) — An autopsy has found that Dallas Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. was sober when he was killed in a crash that led to an intoxication manslaughter charge against the teammate at the wheel...

High school student suspended for giving noose, KKK symbols to classmate

theGRIO REPORT - A student has been suspended from Baldwin-Woodville High School in Baldwin, Wisconsin for giving a noose and KKK symbols to a classmate during art class, according to the Star Tribune...

Angel Haze slams Azealia Banks on new diss track

theGRIO REPORT - Azealia Banks may have met her match with fellow female rapper Angel Haze...

Battery-powered toothbrush prompts airport scare

ATLANTA (AP) - The tick-tick-ticking sound of a bag alarmed employees at the world's busiest airport, but it turned out to be nothing more than a passenger's battery-powered toothbrush...

Boyz II Men to begin new Vegas show at Mirage

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The R&B group Boyz II Men is headed to Las Vegas...

Sacha Baron Cohen dropped 'Django Unchained' role for 'Les Miserables'

theGRIO REPORT - Comedic actor Sacha Boren Cohen ('Borat') is just one of several stars who at one point considered joining the cast of Django Unchained...
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‘Golden voice’ Ted Williams reveals new gig

VIDEO - Ted Williams tells NBC’s Stephanie Gosk he still takes life one day at a time...

Frank Ocean cited for pot possession

BRIDGEPORT, California (AP) - Grammy-nominated R&B singer Frank Ocean has temporarily lost his driver's license and faces a marijuana possession charge...
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Man convicted in two murders runs for city council

VIDEO - A man convicted of assisting in the murder of two teenage boys is asking his city for forgiveness and for a spot on their city council...

President Obama to hold two swearing-in ceremonies

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in President Barack Obama for a second term later this month...

Post-cliff, Obamas enjoy bowling and shaved ice

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) - How President Barack Obama spent the second day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Thursday...

Shaquille O'Neal posts controversial bathroom etiquette photo on Facebook

theGRIO REPORT - NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal posted a bathroom etiquette picture on his Facebook Wednesday that sparked numerous anti-gay remarks...

Denzel Washington's 'Flight' to land in stores February 5th

theGRIO REPORT - In 'Flight', Denzel gives one of his most fearless performances as Whip Whitaker, a role which has garnered considerable Oscar buzz...

Adele's '21' is best selling album in US for second straight year

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Turns out Adele ruled 2012, too — and set a record while she was at it...

US economy adds 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate stays at 7.8 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington...