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By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Jalen Rose Says Chris Webber Owes Fab 5/Michigan an Apology

In 1991 the Fab 5 took the basketball world by storm with not only their talent, but their brash, unapologetic and rebellious urban flavor. But scandal left the once electric group of basketball players marred More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Louisville Wins The National Championship Thanks To Someone Named “MO”

Phil Jackson confused many casual fans on Twitter, with the Tweet below, at the end of the 1st half of the Michigan vs. Louisville National Championship game. Mo is a bitch — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

US Gymnasts Have No Clue Who The Michigan “Fab 5” Are; Choose New Nickname

Are you feeling old? I know I am. The Fab 5 when I was Youngin were everything. They were a cultural phenomenon that goes well beyond the fact that they never won a championship. Jalen Rose didn’t like the More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Fab 5 Star Jimmy King Arrested for Back Child Support

I am starting to think the Fab 5 documentary is cursed. Jalen Rose has been embroiled in controversy even before it aired and is currently in jail.  Juwon Howard made it to the NBA Finals and lost.  Ray Jackson More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, April 1st, 2011

ESPN Pulls Jalen Rose Off the Air After Finding Out About DUI Arrest

ESPN can be hypocritical at times. They will suspend or fire people over indiscretions.  Then there are other times they will just turn a blind eye to it.  Jalen Rose was arrested on suspicious of DUI in early More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Jalen Rose Arrested for DUI in Early March

Duke fan release this to TMZ? Normally when anyone famous gets busted for DUI it hits the news immediately, but even though Jalen Rose had a documentary that has been talked to death for weeks now, this slipped More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Mike Krzyzewski and Duke Still Salty Over Fab 5 Documentary

Grant Hill and Jalen Rose have kissed and made up over the “Uncle Tom” comment, but that doesn’t mean the Duke Basketball program as a whole has gotten over it. Coach K decided to chime in and More...

By On Friday, March 25th, 2011

Same Old Story – Broadcaster Frank Beckmann Rips Fab 5 As Racist

Ostensibly, ESPN’s “Fab Five” documentary was a story about five guys playing college basketball with their own distinct style. In reality, it has become the latest grain of salt in the always More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Interview: Larry Johnson Talks UNLV, Duke & Grand Ma Ma

Our friends at Larry Brown Sports has this great interview with former UNLV and NBA great Larry Johnson. Go here to read the entire interview. Here are a few of the highlights: LBS: The Grand Ma Ma character was More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Grant Hill to Write Editorial in New York Times about The Fab 5

The documentary about Michigan’s Fab 5 has stirred a lot of emotions and one of the hot button topics was their feelings about the early 90’s version of the Duke Blue Devils. One thing people are forgetting, More...

By Robert Littal On Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Bill Clinton’s Handwritten Letter to Chris Webber After Infamous Timeout Game

If you are a true sports fan, then you watched the amazing Fab 5 Documentary on ESPN. If you are like me, it brought to the surface emotions that have long been buried. Especially in regards to race, corruption, More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Jalen Rose: “I Thought Black Players That Went to Duke Were Uncle Toms”

Jalen Rose has been making the rounds promoting the upcoming documentary on the Fab 5.  He speaks on when he was a teenage what he thought about the Duke Blue Devils basketball program. The Big Lead has the quotes. “For More...

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