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  NBA.com NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad
Emmy Award-winning commentator Ahmad Rashad is host and executive producer of NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad, a new real-life drama television series that chronicles the lives of today’s larger-than-life NBA stars.
Rashad hosts the show from a newly designed set at NBA Entertainment’s studios in Secaucus, N.J., which features a collection of sports fan furnishings from the recently unveiled NBA at Home collection.
Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Ahmad Rashad was named host and executive producer of the eponymous NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad in December 2005.
www.nba.com /features/nbaaccess   (575 words)

  
  SportsPickle.com - The Sports Humor and Satire Site on the Internet
Rashad had lodged himself inside Jordan’s butt early in the basketball legend’s career, providing intimate – and overwhelmingly positive – coverage of the former Bull and Wizard.
Rashad had considered removing himself several times in the past year and got closest to having the extraction procedure before last season when NBC lost its contract with the NBA.
Rashad said he is most proud of his work during the 1993 season when he was able to make his way all the way into his good friend’s upper intestine by failing to ask Jordan any questions about his mounting gambling losses.
www.sportspickle.com /features/volume2/2003-1015-rashad.html   (278 words)

  
 Seattle Seahawks Spirit of 1976 Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Rashad nervously declared, "This is Thanksgiving Day and if she does not accept my proposal, I'll be the biggest turkey in the nation." To his relief, she accepted.
Rashad said the Seahawks' invitation to do play-by-play came "out of the blue" about two days after Dick Ebersol, president of NBC Sports, mentioned that play-by-play work might be something at which he would excel.
Rashad practiced his play-by-play at the Seahawks' scrimmage against Atlanta in Portland last Friday and spent yesterday afternoon on the Seahawk sideline at practice to familiarize himself with the team.
www.beckys-place.com /rashad.html   (1851 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, raised in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St.
Ahmad proposed to Phylicia during a pregame on a nationally televised Thanksgiving Day NFL game (the New York Jets vs the Detroit Lions -November 28, 1985).
Rashad caught a 98 yard non-scoring pass from quarterback Jim Hart in the 1972 season, setting an unbreakable new record for longest non-scoring completion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ahmad_Rashad   (493 words)

  
 Television Without Pity » The Mole » Seven Celebrities
Ahmad tries to make a joke about the fact that Stephen Baldwin has a flower tucked behind his ear, but it totally falls flat, largely because neither of them could crack a joke if it were shaped like an egg.
Ahmad asks if they are ready for the first game, and then instructs them to split up into two groups: four strong people and three people who just want to hang out.
Ahmad explains that each game is worth money; if they win the game, the money is added to the pot.
www.televisionwithoutpity.com /articles/content/a5160/index-1.html   (587 words)

  
 NBA.com Tuesday Night with Ahmad
Rashad also will present three topical, feature-based shows this season, which will report on timely stories from around the league including the growing international popularity of the game, NBA All-Star 2007 in Las Vegas and the 2007 NBA Finals.
Ahmad welcomes Grammy-nominated recording artist Robert Randolph to the studio to perform one of his songs.
Ahmad sits down with the Houston superstar Tracy McGrady, who has taken on more of a role as a distributor.
www.nba.com /nba_tv/tuesdaynight_ahmad.html   (1962 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad - Moviefone
Named Executive Producer of NBA Inside Stuff and NBA Entertainment-produced specials in March 1998, Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Ahmad Rashad is in his...
In 1972, he converted to Islam and changed his name to Ahmad Rashad, which means "Admirable One Led To Truth".
Ahmad Rashad - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Ahmad Rashad Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/ahmad-rashad/58855/main   (99 words)

  
 SpeakerDetails
Rashad has also lent his talents to Notre Dame Saturday, where in 1991 he was a host, the NBC Sports Update, where he has served as an anchor and as a commentator for various SportsWorld telecasts.
A graduate of the University of Oregon, where he was a two-time All-American, Rashad was the 1995 Recipient of the University's Pioneer Award, the highest honor given to an alumni; and he serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Oregon.
An All-Pro, Rashad was a four-time Pro-Bowl selection for the Minnesota Vikings and was voted to the Vikings All-time 25th Anniversary Team and most recently the 40th Anniversary team.
www.brooksinternational.com /sports/Ahmad_Rashad_759.htm   (379 words)

  
 Celebrity Speaker :: Ahmad Rashad :: Sports Motivators :: Speaker Bureau
Rashad is also a host for the NBA on NBC studio show.
In 1992, Rashad was one of the hosts of NBC's Olympic TripleCast from Barcelona, and in 1988, he served as a studio anchor during coverage of the Seoul Olympics.
After working on the NFL on NBC from 1983 to 1988 as a pre-game host, Rashad was moved to the booth in 1989 to serve as an analyst.
www.speakerbooking.com /biography-13459.html   (234 words)

  
 Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Ahmad Rashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Rashad is not one of the athletes who took the Lite Beer trail after retirement, but looks as if he could step back on the field and snag a touchdown pass on a post-pattern.
Rashad's career as a football player didn't take flight until he was with the Minnesota Vikings for seven years beginning in 1976.
Rashad's proposal to Phylicia was a famous break-in-the-football-action betrothal on television on Thanksgiving in 1985.
www.winespectator.com /Cigar/CA_Profiles/People_Profile/0,2540,86,00.html   (3344 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad Mercilessly Grills Lebron James On Why He’s So Awesome
CLEVELAND, OH--TV personality Ahmad Rashad showed why he is known as “The Pit Bull” during an interview with Lebron James on Sunday in which he mercilessly grilled the young star on such challenging topics as why he is so awesome and what it’s like to be so spectacular.
Afterward, Rashad boasted that he “showed no mercy” in his questioning, a practice that is a dying art among today's journalists.
James later commended Rashad’s prowess as an interviewer, but seemed less impressed with his questioning than Rashad was himself.
www.thebrushback.com /Archives/ahmadrashad_full.htm   (754 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad - Definition, explanation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St.
Rashad, whose name means 'Admirable One Led To Truth', graduated from the University of Oregon, where he was a two-time All American.
Ahmad proposed to Phylicia during halftime on a nationally televised Thanksgiving Day NFL game (the New York Jets vs the Detroit Lions -November 28, 1986).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/a/ah/ahmad_rashad.php   (233 words)

  
 Las Vegas SUN: TAKE FIVE: AHMAD RASHAD
Rashad also had a close relationship with Bill Bowerman, the legendary Oregon track coach, who designed a pair of running shoes for Rashad to use in training.
Rashad said that while he went to college during a really important time in United States history (Vietnam War, racial strife, etc.), people shouldn't assume he was being rebellious by converting to the Islamic faith.
Rashad said he was fortunate in that his coach at Oregon, Jerry Frei, was always encouraging his players to become involved in campus life beyond football.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/births/2006/dec/21/566646042.html   (792 words)

  
 Sports Commentator Ahmad Rashad Set To Host And Produce NBA Access
Rashad will host the show from a newly designed set at NBA Entertainment's studios in Secaucus, N.J., which features a collection of sports fan furnishings from the recently unveiled NBA at Home collection.
Rashad will also file reports from various locations, and may interact with the show's primary characters.
In its Saturday afternoon timeslot, NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad will replace NBA Inside Stuff, the weekly magazine show of the NBA hosted by Rashad, which will move to NBA TV, the league's 24-hour television network, with original episodes airing as part of the network's Sunday morning kids block, 10 a.m.
www.urbanmecca.com /artman/publish/article_529.shtml   (389 words)

  
 Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Ahmad Rashad
Rashad is not one of the athletes who took the Lite Beer trail after retirement, but looks as if he could step back on the field and snag a touchdown pass on a post-pattern.
Rashad's career as a football player didn't take flight until he was with the Minnesota Vikings for seven years beginning in 1976.
Rashad's proposal to Phylicia was a famous break-in-the-football-action betrothal on television on Thanksgiving in 1985.
www.cigaraficionado.com /Cigar/CA_Profiles/People_Profile/0,2540,86,00.html   (3344 words)

  
 Profile on Ahmad Rashad
Ahmad Rashad (born Bobby Moore November 19, 1949 in Tacoma, Washington) is an Emmy award-winning sportscaster (mostly with NBC Sports) and former American football wide receiver for the St. Louis Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, and most notably, the Minnesota Vikings where he earned four Pro Bowl selections.
Ahmad proposed to Phylicia during a pregame on a nationally televised Thanksgiving Day NFL game (the New York Jets vs the Detroit Lions -November 28, 1985).
Their daughter, Condola Phylea Rashad, was born on December 11, 1986 in New York.
www.famouslikeme.com /22045/article.html   (363 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad       Capitol City Speakers Bureau
He is also Executive Producer and host of Ahmad Rashad One-On-One, a celebrity talk show which airs on NBA TV.
Rashad also lent his talents as a commentator for various SportsWorld telecasts.
An All-Pro, Rashad was a four-time Pro-Bowl selection for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings and was voted to the Vikings All-time 25th Anniversary Team and most recently the 40th Anniversary team.
www.capcityspeakers.com /speakers/Rashad.htm   (492 words)

  
 Phylicia Rashad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Phylicia Rashad (born Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19, 1948 in Houston, Texas) is an African-American activist and actress.
With her big break on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live, she is most famous for her role as Bill Cosby's wife and the Huxtable family matriarch on the television show, The Cosby Show.
She was previously married to television sportscaster Ahmad Rashad from 1985 to 2001.
www.ftppro.com /library/Phylicia_Rashad   (153 words)

  
 Zap2it - TV news - Sony Bids on Rashad for 'eBay-TV'
"Ahmad Rashad is an instantly identifiable television star whose versatility as a broadcaster makes him the perfect choice for 'eBay-TV,'" says Russ Krasnoff, SPT president of programming and production.
Rashad's "eBay-TV" duties will have no impact on his current gigs doing feature reports for ABC Sports and ESPN and hosting and executive producing "NBA Inside Stuff." He has held the latter job for the past 13 years.
Rashad (formerly Bobby Moore), who played football at the University of Oregon and for the Minnesota Vikings, will join Molly Pesce in the show's on-air team.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,271|82951|1|,00.html   (194 words)

  
 Phylicia Rashad Photos - Phylicia Rashad News - Phylicia Rashad Information
Rashad first became notable on the stage with a string of Broadway credits, including a role in the company of the Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls and in the film The Wiz (cameo as a munchkin as Phylicia Ayres Allen) as well as the original Broadway production...
Her daughter, Condola Phylea - with husband Ahmad Rashad - was born on December 11, 1986; 3 days before the Rashads' first wedding anniversary.
Children: Son Billy (born in 1973 - Father: William Lancelot Bowles Jr.), Daughter Condola Phylea (born December 11, 1986 - Father: Ahmad Rashad), 3 stepchildren (Ahmad's children): daughter Keva (born in 1970), daughter Maiysha (born in 1974) and son Ahmad Jr.
www.tv.com /phylicia-rashad/person/4140/summary.html   (398 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/servusstationstudios
Ahmad Rashad chose to use his God given name and talent to become successful rather than follow the trend.
Although hip hop was the theme music in the environment that Ahmad was raised, it wasnt until he became a member of 3 Deep in Nashville, Tennessee when he first began to record and perform rap.
Ahmad Rashad works to further develop his talents and increase his knowledge of the entertainment business.
www.myspace.com /servusstationstudios   (1368 words)

  
 NBA.com Ahmad Rashad and Joe Maloof Talk About NBA Access
We sat down with Rashad, as well as Kings owner Joe Maloof (one of the NBA personalities featured) to talk about the show.
Ahmad Rashad: The show is different than anything you've seen on television because of the access that we have.
Joe Maloof: Number one, we're honored to be involved with this because we know how hard Ahmad Rashad works and what this show means to him, what it means to the NBA and what it means of course to ABC.
www.nba.com /features/access_rashad_maloof.html   (940 words)

  
 Ahmad Rashad Joins Sidney Frank Importing Co., Inc. as Spokesman
Ahmad brings his NBA expertise to the ESPN/ABC NBA team, providing lifestyle features and essays for both networks.
A graduate of the University of Oregon, where he was a two-time All- American, Ahmad was a four-time Pro-Bowl selection for the Minnesota Vikings and was voted to the Vikings All-Time 25th Anniversary Team and most recently the 40th Anniversary team.
Ahmad will help promote the Sidney Frank Importing Co. brands at high- profile events throughout the country and around the globe.
www.advfn.com /news_ahmad-rashad-joins-sidney-frank-importing-co---inc--as-spokesman_13051313.html   (487 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1972, he converted to Submitters (Islam)- not considered Islamic by all but by some including followers of Submitters and changed his name to Rashad, which means "Admirable One Led To Truth".
There are at least two players in the NFL that were named after him, Ahman Rashād Green, running back for the Houston Texans, and Ahmad Merritt, a free agent wide receiver in the NFL and current receiver for the AFL's Chicago Rush.
Seattle Supersonics NBA basketball player Rashard Lewis was also named after Ahmad.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Ahmad_Rashad   (366 words)

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