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Mom of 3 children killed in alleged carjacking dies from injuries

Mom of 3 children killed in alleged carjacking dies from injuries

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8 (UPI) --A Philadelphia woman who was selling fruit for a church project when her family was hit by a carjacked SUV has died almost two weeks after her three children.
Frances Burns
2 young men charged with killing children hit by carjacked SUV

2 young men charged with killing children hit by carjacked SUV

PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (UPI) --Two Philadelphia men carjacked and raped a real estate agent before killing three children when they lost control of the stolen SUV, prosecutors said Monday.
Frances Burns
Charles Barkley, Dale Earnhardt Jr. race

Charles Barkley, Dale Earnhardt Jr. race

CONCORD, N.H., May 18 (UPI) --Video of race is expected to air on TNT's coverage of the NBA playoffs.
Danielle Haynes
San Antonio artist fires back at Charles Barkley with mural after fat comments

San Antonio artist fires back at Charles Barkley with mural after fat comments

SAN ANTONIO, May 14 (UPI) --Charles Barkley was mocked by San Antonio artist Joy Mollnar's mural after the former NBA star refused to apologize for his "big ol' women" comments.
Evan Bleier
Charles Barkley says he won't apologize for fat jokes about San Antonio women

Charles Barkley says he won't apologize for fat jokes about San Antonio women

SAN ANTONIO, May 13 (UPI) --Charles Barkley said he won't apologize for his jokes about the "big ol' women' of San Antonio.
Kate Stanton
Charles Barkley hates reality TV, loves 'Scandal'

Charles Barkley hates reality TV, loves 'Scandal'

March 19 (UPI) -- Basketball star Charles Barkley told TMZ that he hates reality shows like The Bachelor but loves DC drama "Scandal."
Aileen Graef
Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Stretching the Field: NBA has no room for brawls

Who doesn't enjoy watching two grown men throwing fists in the ring, octagon, football field or on the ice?

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
By United Press International
Obama sings the praises of Lebron James in interview with Barkley

Obama sings the praises of Lebron James in interview with Barkley

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Miami Heat star LeBron James "has a chance" to be as good as anyone who ever played the game, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a taped TV interview.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
By United Press International
Charles Barkley to Patriots fans: 'Y’all take the winning for granted'

Charles Barkley to Patriots fans: 'Y’all take the winning for granted'

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Barkley says that when Bill Belichick and Tom Brady leave New England, the team will "[expletive] suck."
Evan Bleier
LeBron James should return to Cavs, says Charles Barkley

LeBron James should return to Cavs, says Charles Barkley

Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Charles Barkley cites better fans in Cleveland than Miami in reason LeBron James should return to Cavaliers.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Sixers to retire Iverson's No. 3

Sixers to retire Iverson's No. 3

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia 76ers announced plans Wednesday to retire the uniform No. 3 worn by longtime Sixers star Allen Iverson.
Hugh Jackman to host D.C. Christmas special

Hugh Jackman to host D.C. Christmas special

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Australian actor and entertainer Hugh Jackman is to host next month's "Christmas in Washington" television special, TNT announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
By United Press International
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Charles Barkley signs copies of his new book "Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?" at Barnes & Noble in New York on April 5, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is a former American professional basketball player. Nicknamed "Sir Charles" and "The Round Mound of Rebound", Barkley established himself as one of the National Basketball Association's (NBA's) most dominating power forwards. He was selected to the All-NBA First Team five times, the All-NBA Second Team five times, and once to the All-NBA Third Team. He earned eleven NBA All-Star Game appearances and was named the All-Star MVP in 1991. In 1993, he was voted the league's Most Valuable Player and during the NBA's 50th anniversary, named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. He competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic games and won two gold medals as a member of the United States' Dream Team. In 2006, Barkley was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Barkley was popular with the fans and media and made the NBA's All-Interview Team for his last 13 seasons in the league. He was frequently involved in on- and off-court fights and sometimes stirred national controversy, as in March 1991 when he mistakenly spat on a young girl, and as in 1993 when he declared that sports figures should not be considered role models. Short for a power forward, Barkley used his strength and aggressiveness to become one of the NBA's most dominant rebounders. He was a versatile player who had the ability to score, create plays, and defend. In 2000, he retired as the fourth player in NBA history to achieve 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists.

Since retiring as a player, Barkley has had a successful career as a color commentator on basketball. He works with Turner Network Television (TNT) as a studio pundit for its coverage of NBA games. In addition, Barkley has written several books and has shown an interest in politics; in October 2008, he announced that he would run for Governor of Alabama in 2014, but he changed his mind in 2010.

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