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Dikembe Mutombo

Is African Soccer the NBA's New Breeding Ground?

Ange Kagame | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Ange Kagame

If legends such as Hakeem Olajuwon can become one of the world's best NBA Players, and Luol Deng an all-star, then imagine the potential that would exist if basketball was just as much a part of African culture as soccer is.

Yasiel Puig Whips Out Mutombo Finger Wag

Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

Yasiel Puig was not happy after the umpires overturned what would have been yet another amazing outfield assist following a replay review on Tuesday n...

Change Is Happening for Women in the Sport Industry

Sanyin Siang | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Sanyin Siang

Many of us love sports. So, with the attention on women's leadership and advancement, I thought I'd focus on how this issue plays out in the traditionally male-dominated sport industry.

Baby Can't Get Enough Of Geico Commercial

Posted 07.22.2013 | Comedy

We wouldn't be surprised if this baby's first words are, "Not in my house." Watch the video above to hear this adorable little guy do belly laugh a...

WATCH: Montero Gives Puig The Finger Wag

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero busted out his best impression of former NBA center Dikembe Mutombo on Tuesday night after a play at the plate wit...

Ground Control to Major Lebron

Terry Lyons | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

In a game that is truly about a school-yard game and just having fun in the biggest spotlight of the NBA season, the players "brought it."

Basketball Great To Receive Honorary Degree From Haverford

AP | Posted 06.08.2011 | College

HAVERFORD, Pa. -- Retired basketball great Dikembe Mutombo (dih-KEM'-beh moo-TUM'-boh) will be receiving an honorary degree from a suburban Philadelph...

Shooting for More Than Hoops Around the World

YouthGive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Pro basketball players are increasingly traveling to the developing world to learn about the needs of the people there and are making a big difference. Here's just a bit of what they're accomplishing.

Basketball Without Borders: NBA Players Bring Inspiration To African Teens

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In Dakar, Senegal, Basketball Without Borders hosted a four-day basketball camp last week -- bringing together NBA players and coaches to mentor 60 pr...

2010 Ellis Island Awards: A Useful Reminder of the American Dream

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

Today I had the privilege of attending the 2010 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards. Normally, I'm not an awards show kind of person, but I never tir...

Georgetown & Duke Students Team Up for Darfur

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

Georgetown and Duke students Daniel Solomon and Amber Henderson have penned an op-ed about Darfur that highlights the initiative their two schools h...

Dikembe Mutombo Wins Legacy Of A Dream Award, Praised By Obama

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Former pro basketball star Dikembe Mutombo stressed the importance of an education as he was honored Monday with an award for impro...

Quinn's Olympics Agenda: Kissing Babies, Basketball With Dikembe Mutombo

Chicago Tribune | Monique Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn will join Chicago's Olympic delegation in Copenhagen and said one of his main jobs will be "kissing as many babies as possible."...

Colorado Sports Icons: Who Are The Greatest Colorado Athletes? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

October 1, 2009 is official Joe Sakic Day in Colorado, so declared by Governor Ritter to honor the retired Avalanche legend, whose number 19 is being ...