In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a 

In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a public court in Pyongyang, North Korea. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea with VICE media company - tattoos, piercings, bad-boy reputation and all. The American known as "The Worm" is set to arrive Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Pyongyang, becoming an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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In this April 17, 2012 photo, North Koreans play basketball at a public court in Pyongyang, North Korea. Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman is heading to North Korea with VICE media company - tattoos, piercings, bad-boy reputation and all. The American known as "The Worm" is set to arrive Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Pyongyang, becoming an unlikely ambassador for sports diplomacy at a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)
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