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Lil Wayne Launches Sports Blog From Prison

Even in prison, Lil Wayne manages to be prolific. 

The incarcerated rapper posted his first sports column on his website, Weezy Thanx You, in a section called Tune’s Sports Corner. Wayne is no stranger to sports blogging, as he used to have a weekly blog on ESPN and has appeared on such ESPN shows as Around The Horn and Rome Is Burning

Wayne generally gave smart commentary, writing that the Eagles screwed up in their handling of Donovan McNabb, and that backups Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick are no replacement for the veteran QB.

Weezy writes, "I think [the trade] will be a great thing for all involved, except the Eagles…the Eagles don’t have sufficient QB to fufill the role. I mean the 2nd round pick, Kevin Kolb, and Michael Vick doesn’t exactly fit the bill if you ask me. Philly is a hard place to play and an even harder place to play for. My sympathy gees out to Kolb and Vick, who will be expected to do nothing other than win."

Wayne also lavished praise on McNabb, saying that he will do well under the reign of Mike Shanahan and that he is "a post-season shoe-in."

The rapper also posted his top 5 NFL draft picks, with his number one choice being a tie between Ndamukong Suh and Jimmy Clausen. --Jonathan Eiseman

 

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Brim, received his sentencing after agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) caught him selling crack cocaine.

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John Singleton In Coma After Suffering From A Stroke

John Singleton is reportedly in a coma after suffering from a major stroke, TMZ reports.

The Boyz N the Hood filmmaker has reportedly been in the ICU since last weekend. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Singleton's mother, Sheila Ward, is asking a judge to appoint her temporary conservator of his work because he is "unable to properly provide for his personal needs for physical health, food, clothing, or shelter." Singleton was reportedly working on several projects and preparing to sign a lucrative settlement agreement at the time of his stroke, according to Ward.

As previously reported, Singleton suffered a stroke on April 17, after returning from Costa Rica. After experiencing problems with his legs, he reportedly checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he suffered a stroke in his hospital room.

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Goodbye Costa Rica... one of my new favorite places in the world.... so much to see so little time...

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Bun B's Lawyer Provides Update On Attempted Armed Robbery Aftermath

On Tuesday (April 24), Bun B confronted an armed robber, who was later identified as 20-year-old DeMonte Jackson. The latter attempted to rob the legendary rapper's home but acted swiftly with his own registered firearm. When Bun B's wife, Angela "Queenie" Walls answered a knock on the door, a masked Freeman entered with his weapon but was later met with the Trill rapper's fire and was detained at a hospital while being treated for his wounds.

In a statement provided to XXL, lawyer Charles Adams said he doesn't expect charges to be filed against the Texas native. "In Texas, you can defend your home. And if an armed home invader breaks into your home and puts a gun at your wife's head, you can shoot the guy if he's still in your home," Adams said. "Honestly, this might sound cheesy, thank God that Bun had a gun. Thank God that he was courageous enough to defend his home and his wife [Queenie]. And thank God Queenie was courageous enough to not let the man go upstairs."

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