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Deion Sanders Honored At 3rd Annual ‘Champions of Choice’ and 2014 ESPY Awards

Jalen Rose, Laila Ali, Blake Leeper, Kevin Chavous, Lisa Leslie, Shaun Robinson, and others

*(Los Angeles, CA)  – Los Angeles’ premiere hotel (rooftop), LUXE, held some of the greatest names in sports uniting for a good cause, honoring Football Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, at the 3rd annual Champions for Choice event for the AFC in conjunction with the 2014 ESPY Awards.

The event was hosted by celebrity ambassadors: boxing champion Laila Ali, WNBA and six-time Olympian Lisa Leslie, NBA Veteran Jalen Rose and sports expert for ESPN Stephen A. Smith.

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Jalen Rose and Grant Hill Unite for Detroit Charter School

Jalen Rose and Grant Hill

Ever since Jalen Rose’s interview surfaced in the ESPN documentary on the “Fab Five” the media ran with his remarks and tried to start something with former Duke players and their camp.  One of those players was Grant Hill and he weighed in on Rose’s remarks of being an “Uncle Tom.” 

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Jalen Rose: ‘I Hated Duke…They Only Recruited…Uncle Toms’

Jalen Rose would be feeling the heat right now behind his latest comments in a documentary on the Fab Five if his remarks weren’t cleared up on ESPN’s First Take.  They played a clip that showed Jalen Rose’s as well as other players’ disdain for Duke’s Blue Devils.  They felt that they weren’t interested in anything but the players that were from “accomplished families.” Continue reading