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(AP) Shot twice in the head and twice in the chest, 13-year NFL veteran Steve “Air” McNair , 36, was the victim of an apparent homicide Saturday. The body of his girlfriend, Sahel Kazemi, 20, lay nearby—dead from a single bullet in the head. A semiautomatic handgun was found beneath her body. Local authorities are not calling the […]


Bernard Madoff, the grand Ponzi schemer of all time who bilked investors out of $50 billion, is all over the headlines again after being sentenced today to 150 years behind bars, but there once was another financial adviser who stole millions from his investors, some of them former NFL players. Kirk Wright, a Harvard-educated hedge fund […]


Two weeks after the tragic accidental death of his 4-year-old daughter, Exodus, whose mother is Sol Xochitl, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson married 32-year-old Lakiha Spicer last Saturday in Las Vegas. Check out an earlier post on this blog on the death of Tyson’s daughter at http://speakyourpeace.me/2009/05/27/mike-tysons-daughter-dies/. Some things just can’t be explained. Speak your […]


Exodus Tyson, the four-year-old daughter of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and his 34-year-old girlfriend Sol Xochitl, died yesterday in a Phoenix hospital after a tragic accident in her family’s home. According to E!Online, the little girl was apparently playing on or near a treadmill and somehow became entangled in a cord hanging from the […]


When former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was forced out of office in the aftermath of a text messaging scandal, City Council President Ken Cockrel stepped in as interim mayor. The city later decided to hold a special election to elect someone to finish out the last eight months of Kilpatrick’s second four-year term, which ends […]


William “Refrigerator” Perry, 46, former defensive lineman for the 1985 Super Bowl Chicago Bears, is in a South Carolina hospital for complications stemming for Guillain-Barre (gee-LAN’ bah-RAY’) Syndrome — chronic inflammation of the peripheral nerves. Mr. Perry has been in the hospital for about one week and is expected to recover. Get well soon.


In the 113th running of the Boston Marathon today, Ethiopian Deriba Merga (bottom), 28, won the men’s race in 2:08:43. Kenyan runner Salina Kosgei (top), 33, won the women’s race with the closest finish in that race’s history. Her final time of 2:32:16 was only one second ahead of defending champion Dire Tune of Ethiopia. […]