Michael Jackson buys property in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson has reportedly bought a quarter-acre on one of Bahrain's man-made Amwaj Islands to build a permanent home.

Michael Jackson skips birthday bash

BERLIN, July 23 (UPI) -- Hundreds of fans were in Berlin this weekend to help Jackson family patriarch Joe Jackson celebrate his 76th birthday.

Joe Jackson hopes Michael comes to party

BERLIN, July 20 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's dad told the BBC Wednesday he did not know if his famous son would attend the father's 76th birthday party in Berlin.

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Old baseball cards fetch $800,000

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A collection of baseball cards found inside a shoebox at a New York woman's home has sold for $800,000, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Louisville museum auctions famous bats

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Collectors from across the U.S. have come together at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, KY., to bid on more than 400 pieces of baseball memorabilia.

William Shatner to release album

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. actor William Shatner, former star of "Star Trek" and "T.J. Hooker" will have an album entitled "Has Been" released Oct. 4.

Jackson's parents: People are just vicious

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Jackson's parents say the media have tarnished the pop star's reputation and their son is not a child molester.

NBA: Phoenix 121, Dallas 90

PHOENIX, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Stephon Marbury, Jahidi White and Amare Stoudemire registered double-doubles Wednesday night as Phoenix crushed Dallas, 121-90.

Commentary: Sammy says 'it's so'

CHICAGO, June 4 (UPI) -- "SAY IT AIN'T SO-SA," blared Wednesday's headline on the front page of the tabloid Chicago Sun-Times -- a reference to legendary White Sox slugger "Shoeless" Jo

Feature: The shaky music industry

The shaky condition of the music industry -- challenged by diminishing sales and Internet downloading -- is a primary topic among those attending the annual South By Southwest music festival and conference last week. But Grammy-winning producer Dani

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Music fans discouraged by the lightweight nature of new millennium pop music got terrific news this week when "Come Away With Me," the sensational debut album from the talented young singer/songwriter Norah Jones, elbowed Eminem out of the top slot on the
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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

World famous Tipitina's nightclub, the crown jewel of New Orleans live music venues, begins a 10-day celebration of its 25th anniversary Wednesday with a who's who of New Orleans musicians working under the name of The Tip's Allstars, featuring Leo Nocent
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A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 1982 that the first news reports appeared of deaths in the Chicago area from tainted Extra-strength Tylenol. A total of seven people, including a 10-year-old girl, died after swallowing capsules that had been laced with cyanide. Whi
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A Blast from the Past

Today is Sept. 28.
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Joe Jackson
Joe Jackson appears backstage at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2006. (UPI Photo/Phil McCarten)..

Joe "Joey" Jackson (born May 7, 1950) is a former professional football player. He played for the New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings as a defensive end. He finished second in quarterback sacks as a rookie. He is currently an evangelist to athletes and conference speaker to christian mens groups throughout the United States.

He attended and played for the New Mexico State University and also elected to the New Mexico State University hall of fame. He was later pick in the 5th round of the 1972 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. He was in the Superstar Sports Magazine all rookie team.

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