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The Michigan Daily: SportsMonday Column: Fab Five still shape the conversation

November 18, 2016 | General Latest News Press

The Michigan basketball teams return to the Nike uniforms with black socks and black shoes this year, the look established by the trend-setting Fab Five.
The Michigan basketball teams return to the Nike uniforms with black socks and black shoes this year, the look established by the trend-setting Fab Five.
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 – 6:52pm
Today, they might not stand out.Five young black men in baggy shorts, black shoes and black socks with shaved heads isn’t a rarity on the basketball court. Not anymore, at least.When the Fab Five burst into college basketball 25 years ago, that swaggering style was likened to thuggery. Now, it …

Detroit Free Press: Jalen Rose: It’s ‘a travesty’ coach Steve Fisher absent from Michigan

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October 1, 2016 – Jalen Rose’s crusade to restore the Fab Five’s place in the Michigan basketball pantheon continues.As the emcee of Michigan’s Jordan Brand jersey unveiling tonight, he had the crowd chanting “Hang the banners,” alluding to those from the Fab Five era that were removed when U-M went on probation in 2003.But while he continues to advocate for himself and his famous four teammates — though he made clear he doesn’t speak for Chris Webber — he understands that’s a healing process.As a gesture, he’d like to see them honor his coach at Michigan, Steve Fisher, who was fired in 1997, during the heat of the Ed Martin booster scandal.”How about a guy like Coach Fisher? He won the only national championship at Michigan, he hosted two other Final Fours and I don’t see his name anywhere,” Rose said, standing in Michigan’s Player Development Center. “That (exile) is not happening across the country. When I see coach Cal (John Calipari) go back to UMass and go back to Memphis, though they went on probation, …

THE SOURCE: [INTERVIEW] JALEN ROSE TALKS HIP HOP’S CONNECTION WITH SPORTS, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, NBA FINALS & MORE

June 7, 2016 | General Latest News Press

One of the preeminent stars in sports since his college days at Michigan as part of the Fab Five, Jalen Rose has always worn his heart on his sleeve both on and off the court. It was only natural for him to take his talents to media, as he began working in broadcasting during the mid-2000s. For the 2016 NBA Finals, Rose is providing on-site pre-game and halftime coverage for every game exclusively on ABC alongside Sage Steele and Doug Collins, the third consecutive Finals together as a trio. Moreover, his podcast with David Jacoby, Jalen And Jacoby, gained some much popularity online that it was picked up and altered into a national radio show by ESPN Radio and airs on ESPN 2. Source Sports had the pleasure of speaking with Jalen Roseabout this year’s finals, the marriage of sports and Hip Hop, being social conscious and so much more. If you’re a fan of Hip Hop and sports, this interview is definitely for you.Rocko Rathon: You previously said that you would never be …