The Social Climber: Former Basketball Star Made Dean's List Without Going to Class

Former Basketball Star Made Dean's List Without Going to Class
PHOTO: North Carolina coach Roy Williams is shown chatting with Rashad McCants after defeating Wisconsin 88-82 to win the NCAA East Regional in Syracuse, N.Y., March 27, 2005.
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Apparently it's pretty easy to make the dean's list at the University of North Carolina - granted you're a basketball star.

Former North Carolina Tar Heel Rashad McCants told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that he made the dean's list despite not attending his four classes.

"I thought it was a part of the college experience, just like watching it on a movie from 'He Got Game' or 'Blue Chips,'" McCants told ESPN.

The NCAA recently sanctioned UNC's football program after reports of widespread academic fraud at the university.

Eva Green's 'Sin City' Poster Deemed Too Sinful
PHOTO: The “Sin City 2” poster featuring Eva Green is being reworked to comply with the Motion Picture Association of America, according to EW.
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The Eva Green movie poster for the upcoming comic book flick "Sin City 2" was really living up to its name.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the poster was deemed too racy by the Motion Picture Association of America and the studio is reworking it to show a little less of Green and leave a little more to the audience's imagination.

“She’s a femme fatale,” Green told EW about the character.

Katy Perry Opens Up About John Mayer
PHOTO: In this file photo, John Mayer, left, and Katy Perry, right, are pictured, Jan. 28, 2014, in Culver City, Calif.
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It's been three months since Katy Perry and John Mayer called it quits, and the songbird is finally opening up about how it ended.

"I’m living in the now and not fantasizing about the past," Perry told Chelsea Handler in the upcoming issues of Cosmopolitan magazine. "I have a lot of respect for [John] still, and I know it goes both ways. There’s no bad blood, but I’m sure there will be inspired songs."

ABC News has more of the interview right here.

Randy Travis Appears at Dolly Parton's Concert
PHOTO: Randy Travis performs on June 7, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn.
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It was a return to country music for singer Randy Travis, who suffered a stroke last year.

Travis attended Dolly Parton's concert in Thackerville, Oklahoma, on Saturday and was all smiles as Parton gave him a special shout-out, according to People. Travis later joined Parton backstage.

Masahiro Tanaka Leads the Yanks
PHOTO: Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees in action against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium, June 5, 2014, in the Bronx, New York.
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The Yankees have an ace on their team this year, and it's a name you may not be familiar with.

Masahiro Tanaka has opened 12 games this season with successful starts, pitching more than six innings with no more than three earned runs, according to the New York Times, and on Thursday he led the team to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland A's.

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