Metta World Peace

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10 Most Unpopular Athletes

Manti Te'o joins Lance Armstrong at top of list

(Newser) - The new Nielsen/E-Poll survey of the most disliked athletes in America has the not-so-surprising name of Lance Armstrong at the top of the list, reports Forbes . More surprising is that Notre Dame star and soon-to-be-NFL'er Manti Te'o tied Armstrong with a measly 15% approval rating. Even if he... More »

'World Peace' Suspended for Brutal Elbow

Lakers forward could miss entire first round of playoffs

(Newser) - Lakers forward Metta World Peace is making a mockery of his own name . He was suspended for seven games by the NBA today for a vicious elbow on Oklahoma City's James Harden, meaning the Los Angeles starter likely will miss six playoff games. World Peace was ejected from Sunday'... More »

9 Weirdest Celeb Name Changes

The former Ron Artest is in good company

(Newser) - In honor of Ron Artest’s name change to Metta World Peace , Time rounds up nine more celebrities who’ve undergone rather, er, interesting name changes:
  • Lisa Bonet: The Cosby Show star became known as Lilakoi Moon in the 1990s because, she said, she wanted privacy. But she continued to
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Introducing 'Metta World Peace'

The Laker formerly known as Ron Artest gets his name changed

(Newser) - If the world felt a little calmer and gentler this morning, it must be because World Peace has officially arrived. A judge yesterday approved the bid of Los Angeles Lakers player Ron Artest to change his name to Metta World Peace, notes AP . It's been in the works awhile,... More »

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