Larry Bird Not A Fan Of Mural On Indiana Building Depicting Him With Tattoos

A Larry Bird mural in downtown Indiana has become quite controversial of late. The artwork portrays the NBA legend as a young and tattooed athlete, which Bird himself apparently did not take a liking to. Below is a snap of the mural in question, courtesy of Dana Hunsinger Benbow and David Lindquist of the Indianapolis Star:

Larry Bird Portrayed With Tattoos In Mural, And He's Not Happy About It

Larry Bird doesn't have any tattoos, and he'd prefer if his portraits didn't have any either. Bird is depicted with some ink on a large painting on an Indianapolis multi-family residence, per The Boston Globe, citing the Associated Press. The mural of the Basketball Hall of Famer, who's donning his blue Indiana State uniform in the

Larry Bird wants artist to remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural

A mural depicting a heavily tattooed Larry Bird has gotten under the NBA legend's skin, his lawyer says. Bird, 62, is demanding California-based street artist Jules Muck remove most of the tats that cover his body in a mural that appeared last week on the side of a multi-family home in Indianapolis' Fountain Square section, the
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Larry Bird objects to tattoos on Indianapolis mural of him, asks street artist to remove them

CLOSE INDIANAPOLIS - A splashy painting of Larry Bird with tattoos on his face, arms and neck is generating fresh controversy for an already controversial artist. After Bird spotted a mural of himself on a Fountain Square building, painted by graffiti and street artist Jules Muck, he wasn't exactly thrilled. It was him, a massive him in
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San Diego Padres fall to Cincinnati Reds on Quantrill's lone mistake

The San Diego Padres dropped to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, but Cal Quantrill had an impressive stint going until one pitch spoiled his night. The San Diego Padres snatched defeat from the jaws of victory again Tuesday evening, but this time it was just a stroke of bad luck. The Padres lost to the Cincinnati
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Tat's life: Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird likes the mural, just not the tattoos. A lawyer for the former NBA star has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm, a cardinal on his cheek and a spiderweb on

BC-BKN--Larry Bird-Mural

BC-BKN--Larry Bird-Mural,127 Not a 'tattooed guy': Larry Bird wants mural changed Eds: APNewsNow. Pursuing photo. Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tatts. A lawyer for the former NBA star has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right
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Ben Simmons Reveals Australian Hypocrisy Towards Rich Athletes

Ben Simmons has come under fire in recent weeks for a number of trumped-up 'charges.' And - if you listen to the shock jocks - he is more than guilty. What with choosing not to play for the Boomers in the FIBA World Cup, " making a meal" out of his latest trip to Australia,

Ben Simmons' subtle shot at critics in return to Australia

Ben Simmons has taken to Instagram to issue a subtle swipe at his critics in his return to Australia. The Philadelphia 76ers All-Star guard/forward is back in Sydney as he continues preparations for the next NBA season, and posted a picture with the Opera House in the background with a somewhat eye-catching caption. OPINION: Australia has a
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America's Got Talent: V Unbeatable impresses critical Howie Mandel

Dance troupe V Unbeatable once again wowed the judges on Tuesday's episode of America's Got Talent and even earned the highest of praise from their biggest critic. 'I've been here for 10 years, I've watched it for 14 years,' said Howie Mandel, 63, after the 29-member group finished their set. 'By far the best performance
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Gamescom 2019: Six of Xbox's biggest showcase trailers | Malay Mail

COLOGNE, Aug 21 ― Popular, family-friendly Human: Fall Flat announced a new free level for Xbox One and PC (and other consoles) during the Gamescom 2019 Inside Xbox showcase in Cologne, an event which also hosted first viewings of two Gears 5 trailers, a star-studded NBA 2K20 career mode trailer that featured Idris
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Yankees Takeaways from Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Athletics, including Domingo German's win-streak coming to an end

The Yankees allowed two first inning home runs in Tuesday night's 6-2 loss to the Athletics. >> Box Score Five takeaways from Tuesday's game... 1) Domingo German had a rough start, giving up three earned runs in the first inning including two home runs. He finished the game after 5.1 innings of work, allowing a

Sputtering Red Sox getting no help from offense - The Boston Globe

Yet the team's contention fell from likely to long shot in August in no small part because of an offense that disappeared at the most crucial time of the year. The pitching has been a grave disappointment for almost all of 2019. A team that initially fancied itself as built to succeed on the strength
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Baker Mayfield walks back critical comments he made about Giants' Daniel Jones

The Baker Mayfield-Daniel Jones comments saga continued on Tuesday with Mayfield walking back his statement that it "blows my mind" the Giants drafted Jones sixth overall back in April. "I cannot believe the Giants took Daniel Jones," Mayfield said in a lengthy interview with GQ's Clay Skipper. Now, with media outlets aggreagating the story everywhere,

Not Just a Tall Poppy: Race Played a Big Part in the Australian Media's Attacks on Ben Simmons · Student Edge News

Did we learn nothing from the Adam Goodes saga? Ben Simmons is one of Australia's most successful athletes. He's sitting on a multimillion-dollar NBA contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, and he's using his platform as a producer to promote the doco The Australian Dream, all about Australia's racial vilification of sportsman Adam Goodes. But Ben's recent
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Lakers eye Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah as replacement for injured Cousins |

Lakers eye Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah as replacement for injured Cousins Luisa Morales ( - August 21, 2019 - 11:02am MANILA, Philippines - With DeMarcus Cousins possibly missing the entire NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers are considering Joakim Noah, Dwight Howard and Mo Speights as replacements. Cousins, who had signed a one-year deal with the Lakers
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Despite career high from Teaira McCowan, host Fever lose to Liberty

CLOSE INDIANAPOLIS - Despite a career-high 24 points from rookie Teaira McCowan, the Indiana Fever could not overcome a slow start, falling 82-76 to the New York Liberty on Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The loss is Indiana's second straight. Liberty (9-18) center Tina Charles gave the Fever (9-18) interior defenders a master class in
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Mets Takeaways from Tuesday's 9-2 win over Indians, including Davis and Conforto bombs

The Mets kicked off their nine-game homestand with a big 9-2 win over the Indians at Citi Field on Tuesday night. >> Box score Five takeaways from Tuesday's game... 1) Steven Matz was allowed to go deep into the game this time around, as he continues to show success on the bump. He did allow a solo

Injury-hit Lakers to look at Howard, Noah

LOS ANGELES, USA - The Los Angeles Lakers will host workouts with veteran NBA big men Dwight Howard and Joakim Noah as they plan to fill the void left by a knee injury to DeMarcus Cousins, US media reported. The Lakers will also take a look at Marreese Speights, according to the Los Angeles

NBA: Lakers taking time to replace Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins #40 of the Los Angeles Lakers watches the game on July 23, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. David Becker, NBAE via Getty Images/AFP DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis

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