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November 16, 2011 | By Piet Levy and For RedEye
At 375 pounds, Everette Michael Jackson is the last guy you might expect, or perhaps want to see, getting down to LMFAO's macho dance jam "Sexy and I Know It. " But his larger-than-life physique and personality (he says he once started a spontaneous dance party at Moe's Cantina in Wrigleyville) are just the right size for the Matadors. They're a crew of primarily overweight male dancers who happily and humorously strut their supersize stuff at Bulls games. "Of all the [Bulls dance]
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November 16, 2011 | By Piet Levy and For RedEye
At 375 pounds, Everette Michael Jackson is the last guy you might expect, or perhaps want to see, getting down to LMFAO's macho dance jam "Sexy and I Know It. " But his larger-than-life physique and personality (he says he once started a spontaneous dance party at Moe's Cantina in Wrigleyville) are just the right size for the Matadors. They're a crew of primarily overweight male dancers who happily and humorously strut their supersize stuff at Bulls games. "Of all the [Bulls dance]
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November 16, 2011 | By Piet Levy and For RedEye
What does it take to be a Matador - besides baring and shaking your big belly? Everette Michael Jackson, a Matador since 2009, explains five must-haves for members of the Bulls dance group. 1. Practice: During the season, the guys rehearse four hours a week across two days. 2. Fearlessness: You can never hold back when performing in front of 20,000 people at a game. "You have to have nerves of steel," Jackson said. 3. Quick thinking: A Matador has "to be able to freestyle in the case of a music malfunction or another disaster," Jackson said.
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November 16, 2011 | By Piet Levy and For RedEye
What does it take to be a Matador - besides baring and shaking your big belly? Everette Michael Jackson, a Matador since 2009, explains five must-haves for members of the Bulls dance group. 1. Practice: During the season, the guys rehearse four hours a week across two days. 2. Fearlessness: You can never hold back when performing in front of 20,000 people at a game. "You have to have nerves of steel," Jackson said. 3. Quick thinking: A Matador has "to be able to freestyle in the case of a music malfunction or another disaster," Jackson said.
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March 26, 2012 | RedEye
Coaches from Bulls opponents continue to be impressed with how the team has played despite injuries to key players, including reigning league MVP Derrick Rose. "When you have a group and a guy like Derrick Rose who is your leader, who is your hardest worker ... that's infectious," said Toronto coach Dwane Casey, whose team lost to the Bulls in overtime Saturday. "And [Coach]Tom [Thibodeau] and that staff have done a great job growing that team and having mental toughness to be where they are now. " Other coaches - including Philadelphia's Doug Collins, Indiana's Frank Vogel and Boston's Doc...
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