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Aug 14, 2017
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http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/dXAEt9Fa-0xAXkP3o.mp4 Former USC Trojans basketball star and 2008 No. 3 overall pick OJ Mayo was banned from the NBA for two seasons but he’s working on a return. After completing the first season of his two-year ban from the NBA for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program, many began to wonder about his future. Mayo worked out at Athletic Gaines in Los Angeles with professional trainer Travelle Gaines. He has worked out with other professional players like Tony Snell of the Milwaukee Bucks as well as Taj Gibson of the Oklahoma City...
Hoops Hype Aug 14, 2017
O.J. Mayo has lost 20 pounds in 5 weeks training with Travelle Gaines

O.J. Mayo has lost 20 pounds in 5 weeks training with Travelle Gaines

http://content.jwplatform.com/videos/dXAEt9Fa-0xAXkP3o.mp4 Former USC Trojans basketball star and 2008 No. 3 overall pick OJ Mayo was banned from the NBA for two seasons but he’s working on a return. After completing the first season of his two-year ban from the NBA for violating the terms of the league’s anti-drug program, many began to wonder about his future. Mayo worked out at Athletic Gaines in Los Angeles with professional trainer Travelle Gaines. He has worked out with other professional players like Tony Snell of the Milwaukee Bucks as well as Taj Gibson of the Oklahoma City...
Grizzle Bear Blues Aug 11, 2017
The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part V: The House with the Red Door

The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part V: The House with the Red Door

With all hope of redemption gone, Mayo makes peace with what he's lost. This is the final installment in a five-part series. You can read previous installments here: Part I: Paradise Lost Part II: Coffee, Curses, and Vengeance Part III: Blood in the Water Part IV: The House with the Red Door [Author’s Note: The following is a work of (mostly) fiction. It is dedicated to IKC.] Today’s soundtrack is: “Louis Collins” by Charlie Parr and “Unknown Brother” by The Black Keys January 13, 2017 North of Chalinze, Tanzania The sun is already well above the horizon by the time Mayo...
Grizzle Bear Blues Aug 10, 2017
The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part IV: Tilting at Windmills

The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part IV: Tilting at Windmills

The trail goes cold, and Mayo's faith begins to falter. This is the fourth installment in a five-part series. You can read previous installments here: Part I: Paradise Lost Part II: Coffee, Curses, and Vengeance Part III: Blood in the Water [Author’s Note: The following is a work of (mostly) fiction. It is dedicated to IKC.] Today’s soundtrack is: “The World is Not My Home” by Charlie Parr and the Black Twig Pickers January 9, 2017 Outside of Arusha, Tanzania At the first sign of light the next morning, Mayo, having already breakfasted and loaded his tent and backpack into the...
Grizzle Bear Blues Aug 9, 2017
The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part III: Blood in the Water

The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part III: Blood in the Water

In search of the curse that's destroyed his career, Mayo finds a lead. This is the third installment in a five-part series. You can read previous installments here: Part I: Paradise Lost Part II: Coffee, Curses, and Vengeance [Author’s Note: The following is a work of (mostly) fiction. It is dedicated to IKC.] Today’s soundtrack is: “Death’s Black Train” by Charlie Parr and the Black Twig Pickers January 8, 2017 Masai Mara Reserve Kenya The sun’s barely begun hauling itself out of bed, leaving the eastern horizon an island of yellow in a black, star-strewn ocean, but Mayo is...
Grizzle Bear Blues Aug 8, 2017
The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part II: Coffee, Curses, and Vengeance

The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part II: Coffee, Curses, and Vengeance

Halfway across the world, in a restaurant in Dubai, OJ Mayo finally found the reason for his catastrophic fall. This is the second installment in a five-part series. You can read previous installments here: Part I: Paradise Lost [Author’s Note: The following is a work of (mostly) fiction. It is dedicated to IKC.] Today’s soundtrack is: “I Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down” by Charlie Parr December 31, 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates It’s New Year’s Eve, and O.J. Mayo has found himself in the sprawling, international city of Dubai, where he’ll be welcoming in 2017 in the...
Grizzle Bear Blues Aug 7, 2017
The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part I: Paradise Lost

The Heartbreak of O.J. Mayo, Part I: Paradise Lost

O.J. Mayo was supposed to be a star. Then, everything went wrong. I caught up with him during his trip to Africa to ask him what happened. [Author’s Note: The following is a work of (mostly) fiction. It is dedicated to IKC.] Today’s soundtrack is: “Midnight Has Come and Gone” by Charlie Parr O.J. Mayo was supposed to be a superstar. After relocating to suburban Cincinnati early in his high school career, Mayo spent his sophomore and junior seasons doing his best impersonation of LeBron James, amassing accolades — two Mr. Basketball of Ohio awards, back-to-back Associated Press...

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