Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

Updated: February 26, 2013, 7:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style -- tattoos, nose studs and all -- to the country with possibly the world's strictest dress code: North Korea.

Arriving in Pyongyang, the American athlete and showman known as "The Worm" became an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Or maybe not so unlikely: Young leader Kim Jong Un is said to have been a fan of ...

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