LeRoy Neiman was one of the greatest visual stylists in America. His depictions of athletes and sporting events were instantly recognizable in his unique style. After being portrayed by Mr. Neiman, a person was considered to have “made it.” He was a fixture at all of the events where the beautiful people spent their time. Read More »

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By Kelsey Sheehy | USNews.com American students lack the skills needed to compete globally in science, technology, engineering, and math. But the cause of that skills gap isn’t our education system; it’s our culture, inventor and entrepreneur Dean Kamen said Tuesday at the U.S. News 2012 STEM Summit. “To think that it’s a supply problem Read More »

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June  19, 2012 The Telly Awards has named Iconomy, LLC Media & Entertainment as a Silver Winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled On the Shoulders of Giants – The Story of the Greatest Basketball Team You Never Heard Of. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, Read More »

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I recently had the honor of interviewing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, New York Times Best-Selling author, Global Cultural Ambassador, NBA’s All-Time Leading Scorer and true Renaissance man about his life, passion for kids, inventors and unsung heroes. Interview by Jamai Blivin “It’s fine to fantasize, and it’s great to dream big, but the media has convinced kids Read More »

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Heat, Thunder, LeBron, Durant provide great team, individual matchups By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | ESPN.com The NBA Finals are upon us, and I’m sure all of the true fans of the game are pleased with the matchup of the two best teams in the league: the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder. Game 1 went to Read More »

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For fans wondering why teams can’t score in the postseason, one answer By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | ESPN.com The games of the modern era are not usually high-scoring affairs, especially in the playoffs, and that has put the fans who have followed the game since the Lakers-Celtics rivalry of the 1980s in somewhat of a sour Read More »

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By Plain Dealer staff / from blog.cleveland.com On June 4, 1967 at 105-15 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, a collection of some of the top black athletes in the country met with — and eventually held a news conference in support of — world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali (front row, second from left), about Ali’s refusal Read More »

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