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After 6-Month Attempt, Shaq Gets Served

TNT analyst was served 2 complaints Tuesday in FTX case while covering NBA in Miami: lawyer

(Newser) - Shaquille O'Neal denied a law firm's claim that it served legal papers to him in April after five months of trying, thereby clearing the final hurdle to launching a lawsuit against FTX's celebrity endorsers . A month later, however, the Moskowitz Law Firm says there can be no...

Celebs: We Shouldn't Be Liable for FTX Endorsements

The idea is 'nonsense,' Tom Brady, Larry David, others claim in court docs

(Newser) - After five months of trying, lawyers for a group of FTX investors who are suing celebrity endorsers say they've finally managed to serve the last of them: Shaquille O'Neal. "Plaintiffs in the billion $ FTX class action case just served @SHAQ outside his house," the Moskowitz...

2 NFL Teammates Have Bizarre Name Coincidence
Weird NFL Name
Coincidence Goes Viral

Weird NFL Name Coincidence Goes Viral

Tampa Bay teammates Shaq Mason and Shaq Barrett are named after the same 2 people

(Newser) - Unless you're Joe or Bob, it's probably not every day you come across someone with the same name as you. It's even rarer to come across someone named after the same person as you. But two teammates on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have that in common—and...

Shaq Makes Confession About His Vote: 'No Excuse'

Basketball Hall of Famer admits he voted for the first time ever

(Newser) - There's a first time for everything, and for one 48-year-old ex-NBA star this year, that's voting. On the Wednesday edition of his Big Podcast With Shaq , Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal admitted he'd never cast a vote before this election, and that he finally had,...

Papa John's Picks a New Pitchman
Papa John's Turns to Shaq

Papa John's Turns to Shaq

Shaquille O'Neal will replace founder John Schnatter as pitchman after controversy

(Newser) - Papa John's has a new pitchman: Shaquille O'Neal. The chain says the basketball Hall of Famer will appear on TV commercials and promote Papa John's in other ways, per the AP . He will also join the company's board of directors and invest in nine of its...

Charles Barkley's Family Feud Answer Is Head-Scratching

The former NBA star had everyone stunned with a strange response

(Newser) - Charles Barkley appeared on Celebrity Family Feud with fellow members of TNT's Inside the NBA on Sunday, and one of his answers has people wondering what on Earth he was thinking, Fox News reports. In their bid to beat the opposing team of former MLB stars, Barkley and company...

Shaq Steps Up for Family of Kid Who Killed Self on Instagram

He's paying for the funeral of 13-year-old Malachi Hemphill

(Newser) - The 13-year-old boy who accidentally killed himself on Instagram Live will be laid to rest on the dime of Shaquille O'Neal, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution . After hearing about the tragic death of Malachi Hemphill, who was attempting to load a gun when he shot himself in the head,...

Shaquille O'Neal Is a Flat Earther
Shaquille O'Neal:
Earth Is Flat

Shaquille O'Neal: Earth Is Flat

This belief is circulating the NBA for some reason

(Newser) - Apparently there's a belief circulating in the NBA that the Earth is flat. Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers first revealed his flat-Earth beliefs back in February , and now retired basketball player Shaquille O'Neal has revealed he's on the same page. In an episode of his podcast...

5 Celebrity Police Officers
 5 Celebrity Police Officers 

5 Celebrity Police Officers

A lot of actors have played cops on TV, but these celebs really are the law in real life

(Newser) - Former CHiPs star Erik Estrada recently became a reserve police officer in the tiny town of St. Anthony, Idaho, reports the Idaho State Journal . But the actor, who famously played a motorcycle cop on the '80s TV show, is hardly the first celebrity to add "real life cop"...

Man With Disorder Sues Shaq for Mocking His Selfie

Jahmel Binion: NBA star made fun of me on social media

(Newser) - A Michigan man with a rare genetic disorder is seeking more than $25,000 in damages from Shaquille O'Neal, NBA player Trey Burke, and rapper Waka Flocka for making fun of his pic on social media, reports the Detroit Free Press . Jahmel Binion has ectodermal dysplasia, a condition that...

7 Celebs Who Like to Hunt
 7 Celebs Who Like to Hunt 

7 Celebs Who Like to Hunt

Including some you might not expect

(Newser) - Fox News rounds up a list of celebrities who like to hunt—and some of them may surprise you:
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: The model and Transformers star calls herself a "farm girl," and says that growing up, she ate animals she shot herself, including "a few pheasants

21 Celebs Who Failed at Music
 21 Celebs Who Failed at Music 

21 Celebs Who Failed at Music

These actors, athletes did not make it in the music world

(Newser) - Just because you're good at acting or playing a sport doesn't mean you'll be equally talented at singing. Remember, if you will, how the Internet reveled in mocking Paris Hilton when her amazingly awful "Drunk Text" dropped. Now Perez Hilton lists 21 actors and athletes whose...

Shaq Now a ... PhD
 Shaq Now a ... PhD 

Shaq Now a ... PhD

O'Neal to graduate with doctoral degree

(Newser) - That's Dr. Shaq to you: Shaquille O'Neal graduates Saturday from Barry University with a PhD, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. The retired NBA star's doctoral degree, earned after 4½ years at the Miami university, is in education—or, if you want to get technical, Organizational Learning and...

Cops: Gang Beat Man Who Said He Had Shaq Sex Tape

Tape may not have existed; O'Neal not implicated

(Newser) - So much for a peaceful retirement . A crazy crime story emerged yesterday featuring Shaquille O'Neal, a gang kidnapping, and a purported sex tape. Seven Los Angeles gang members allegedly kidnapped, assaulted, and robbed a man in 2008 who had claimed to have a sex tape of Shaq, reports the...

Shaq Retires | Shaquille O'Neal Announces Retirement in Online Video
 Shaq Announces Retirement 

Shaq Announces Retirement

Drops the news in online video

(Newser) - Shaquille O’Neal is ending his Hall of Fame NBA career—not that he’s told the Celtics. The Big Diesel/Shamrock announced his retirement in a brief video posted online today. “We did it. Nineteen years, baby,” he said. “I want to thank you very much, that’...

Ex-Aide: Shaq Tried to Frame Me With Child Porn

Basketball star's lawyer says it's all nonsense

(Newser) - Crazy lawsuit involving Shaquille O'Neal: The big man's former personal assistant says Shaq attempted to frame him by planting child porn on his computer. Shawn Darling alleges the two had a falling out because he had proof that Shaq was having affairs. He also accuses the Celtics star of, among...

Endorsement Extravaganza Awaits New Celtic Shaq

'Marketing giant' heads to sports-mad Boston

(Newser) - Shaquille O'Neal will be paid the veteran minimum as a Celtic , but he probably won't have to worry about making ends meet—Boston businesses are already lining up to pitch endorsement deals, reports the Herald . "The minute I heard about him coming, I thought about the idea," says...

Shaq Needs Thumb Surgery
 Shaq Needs Thumb Surgery 

Shaq Needs Thumb Surgery

Big man will likely miss rest of regular season

(Newser) - Shaquille O’Neal will undergo surgery to repair his right thumb today, which will almost certainly cause him to miss the rest of the regular season. The Cavaliers’ big man was injured against the Celtics Thursday, after one of his shots was blocked by Glen “Big Baby” Davis. The...

Social Media: Sports Fans' Best Friends
 Social Media: 
 Sports Fans' 
 Best Friends 

Social Media: Sports Fans' Best Friends

Get real, inside connections with athletes

(Newser) - Being cooped up during the winter can be tough on some, but not hard-core sports fans. And social networking adds a new dimension, so if you’re still on the fence about Twitter et al., former NBA star Jalen Rose, writing for Mashable , tells you why you should get in...

Shaq Buys LeBron $400K Rolls for Birthday
 Shaq Buys LeBron 
 $400K Rolls for Birthday 

Shaq Buys LeBron $400K Rolls for Birthday

Cavs star also gives himself a present: a 48-point game

(Newser) - It must be nice to be LeBron James. The Cavaliers star turned a vital 25 years old and showed off his youthful vigor by scoring 48 points to beat the Atlanta Hawks yesterday. Then, as is the case with so many 25-year-olds, his friend and teammate Shaquille O’Neal gave...

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