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Mike Tyson returns the ear, Dennis Rodman leaves the country. Thanks Foot Locker! -- VIDEO

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Who would have thought that one shoe store could do so much good?

Foot Locker has released a new ad for their Week of Greatness, seven days of premium shoe releases so good that it can right all of the world’s wrongs. Foot Locker imagined how such a great deal could affect some of the biggest sports stars. The results are both hilarious and, in the case of Dennis Rodman, even hopeful (would we really miss him that much if he stayed in North Korea?).

Check out the ad below featuring Tyson, Rodman, Brett Favre, and more.
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Mike Tyson's advice to Chris Brown: 'Get it together' -- AUDIO

Mike Tyson is worried Chris Brown is about to knock himself out of a decent music career and into the slammer. The former heavyweight boxing champion has a few pointers for the embattled R&B singer, but these aren’t fighting words; they’re words of advice.

“I like and admire that little guy, but really what he needs to understand is that eventually, if you keep doing that stuff, man, people [will] turn on you,” Tyson said on 95.5 WPLJ’s radio show Scott and Todd in the Morning on Tuesday.
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This Week on Stage: Amy Adams in 'Into the Woods,' Mike Tyson chomps into Broadway

Despite reports that the first few preview performances of Into the Woods in Central Park were far from happily ever after, the Stephen Sondheim revival opened this week to generally mixed reviews (including a rave from EW’s Lisa Schwarzbaum for stars Amy Adams and Donna Murphy). It’s not the only fairytale story in the theater world this week: The musical version of the Will Ferrell movie Elf will return to Broadway after a one-year hiatus, and producers announced plans to bring Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (which the famed songwriting team wrote for television in 1957) to Broadway this spring. Tony-nominated Grease and Bonnie & Clyde star Laura Osnes will star as the glass-slippered heroine in a new production with an updated book by Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed).

Broadway also found an unlikely new star in the form of a boxer whom even caustic New York Post theater columnist Michael Riedel might not want to mess with. In its first week on Broadway, Mike Tyson’s one-man show Undisputed Truth earned nearly $625,000, an impressive 78 percent of the potential gross at the Longacre Theatre. (It even outgrossed long-running hits like Chicago, War Horse, and Rock of Ages.) Personally, I can’t wait for him to return to the stage. Perhaps the Public could build a revival of Julius Caesar around him. “Friends, Romans, Holyfields, lend me your ears…” READ FULL STORY

Mike Tyson one-man play to knock out Broadway

He is many things, he is many things. He’s an Internet meme. He’s a hell raiser. He’s a father, a husband, and now… he’s a Broadway baby!

Infamous heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson will perform his one-man show Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth for a limited six-night Broadway engagement this summer, producers announced today. Spike Lee will make his Broadway directing debut for the show, which will make its home at the Longacre Theatre (most recently home to another biographical production, Magic/Bird) from July 31 through August 5.

The play offers “a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown.” In a press release, Tyson stated: “It’s an honor to work with Spike Lee. I have always admired his work. Sharing the highlights and lowlights of my life with New York is especially important to me as I was born and raised in Brooklyn. I am thrilled to bring the story of Undisputed Truth to Broadway.”

This production won’t be bowing for the first time—Tyson previously performed the show, written by his wife Kiki and Randy Johnson, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last March. Tickets to the show (which you can find here) range from $75 to $300, with the latter package promising a meet and greet/photo op with Tyson after the show.

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