Jan 19, 2014 — Rodman is just back from a controversial trip to North Korea. He was slammed for caustic comments he made about an American being detained in the country.
Jan 8, 2014 — The former NBA star leads a public rendition of the song for the North Korean leader, whom he describes as his "best friend for life."
Jan 7, 2014 — In a combative interview with CNN, the former NBA star implies that imprisoned American businessman Kenneth Bae, sentenced in May to 15 years' hard labor, is guilty of trying to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un.
Jan 6, 2014 — Rodman is scheduled to play a friendly game against a North Korean team on Jan. 8 to celebrate the birthday of North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong Un.
Dec 19, 2013 — The visit is the ex-NBA star's third to the country this year. He says he'll visit strongman Kim Jong Un, a man he's described as his "friend for life."
Sep 3, 2013 — Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman called Kim Jong Un an "aweseome" man after a visit earlier this year. His trip there this week follows a prediction by Rodman that he would persuade Kim to release Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae. But Rodman says that's not the purpose of his visit.
May 8, 2013 — Dennis Rodman, America's unlikeliest link to Kim Jong Un, wants his friend to release Kenneth Bae. A 44-year-old U.S. citizen, Bae was this month sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean labor camp for unspecified "hostile acts."
Feb 28, 2013 — The former NBA star known as "The Worm" visited the Stalinist state to be part of an HBO series exploring cultures around the world.
Feb 26, 2013 — The flamboyant former NBA star, now 51, has gone to the communist country for some basketball diplomacy and to take part in a film being made for HBO.