Today, Feburary 18th, 2013, Lakers owner Jerry Buss lost his 18month battle with cancer. Jerry Buss will forever be remembered for his innovations and creative ownership practices that revolutionized the way many professional sports teams operated and did business. Buss innovations from when originally bough the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 have turned the organization in a Billion Dollar sports franchise, and one of the most successful sports franchises in Sports History. Jerry Buss was enshrined in the NBA Basket Ball hall of fame where he will not only be forever remembered in our hearts and minds, but also in Basket Ball immortality. R.I.P Below is an article from the New York times chronicling the life of Jerry Buss in greater detail.
Today is truly another sad and tragic day in America. beloved Actor Michael Clarke Duncan was found dead just weeks he suffered a severe heart attack. Duncan was recovering in the hospital after his heart attack which happened two months, but had never fully recovered. His Fiance, Omorosa stated that both her and Duncan’s family have been extremely appreciative of all the prayers and well wishes that thousands of people were sending during this difficult time, and that this time should be used to remember Michael life and all those he touched rather that mourn his death. Duncan will surely be missed not only in Hollywood, but also in our thoughts and minds. His roles not only graced the screen with a larger than life presences, but his ever present smile and deeply unique voice will forever ring in our memories. Duncan was truly a giant amongst men by not only in physical stature but also in terms of a kind and giving heart. This man will truly be missed in this world and will never replaced. It’s quite to see another young positive black role model leave this earth so soon. R.I.P Michael Clarke Duncan….you will forever be missed.