The action sports media chickens have finally come home to roost in one big happy family as we’re getting reports that Source Interlink, parent of Grind Media a.k.a. Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, has purchased Transworld Media from the Bonnier Corp for an undisclosed amount. Bonnier CEO Dave Freygang was reportedly in Transworld’s Carlsbad, California offices this morning [...]
Teresa Palmer sports a cute red pair of sunglasses while exiting The Punchbowl with her boyfriend Mark Webber on Friday (May 10) in Los Feliz, Calif. Earlier in the week, the 27-year-old Aussie actress donned short shorts while grabbing lunch at Fred Segal after attending the 2013 Met Ball in a red dress. PHOTOS: Check [...]
I’m not sure if she looks happy, but she looks good at least! Prince Albert II of Monaco and the often fashionable Princess Charlene of Monaco attend the ‘Femme de L’annee’ Awards 2013 at Sporting d’Hiver in Monte-Carlo, Monaco on Tuesday afternoon. … Continue reading »
The New York Times William Yardley’s May 3 obituary for Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman now sports a correction that will make many metalheads happy: An obituary on Saturday about the guitarist Jeff Hanneman, a founder of the band Slayer, misspelled … Read more
Baseball has had a number of 100 th anniversaries. There was the one in 1939 that celebrated the fake centennial of the founding of the sport by Abner Doubleday in Cooperstown, New York. (That should probably read the "real centennial...Show More Summary
"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay. I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation. I wish I wasn't the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, 'I'm different.' If I had my way, someone else would have already done this. Show More Summary
Excellent: Mother Jones rounds up all the supportive and encouraging reactions to Jason Collins’ coming out, from the sports world and beyond. Is it too optimistic to expect the fans will offer the same? Bill Clinton weighs in: I have known … Continue reading ?
And be proud of the man who became the first openly gay player in one of America's big four sports leagues today.
"But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation." Jason Collins has strong political connections. Bill Clinton said: “I have known Jason Collins since he was Chelsea’s classmate and friend at Stanford." And Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Massachusetts)...Show More Summary
Jason Collins, Sports Illustrated: I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay. I didn't set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation....Show More Summary
Jason Collins: I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation. I wish I wasn’t the kid in the classroom raising his hand and saying, “I’m [...]
The following is by Jason Collins, to Sports Illustrated I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation. I wish I wasn’t the kid in the classroom raising [...]
On Thursday, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel came out to speak to reporters in Abu Dhabi. He was wearing a sports jacket and a blue-checked shirt. There were green palm trees behind him. He didn’t look happy, but then that’s not the...Show More Summary
Bill knew sports and he knew broadcast talent, but most importantly, he was loyal. He kept in touch with Summerall for all the years I was at CNN and he was always happy to tell us how he had accidentally found one of the great sportscasters of all time.
Dave Berri writes: A recent study published in the Social Science Quarterly suggests that these moves may not lead to the happiness the fans envision (HT: the Sports Economist). E. Scott Adler, Michael J. Berry, and David Doherty looked at coaching changes from 1997 to 2010. What they found should give pause to people who [...]
In lieu of Happy Sport’s 20th anniversary, Chopard is changing the rules. Now you have the chance to customize your own Happy Sport, just the way you like it. Read the rest of the story at: Dream up your own custom Happy Sport by Chopard
Making some international promotional rounds, Gerard Butler showed up at BBC Radio 2 Studios in London, England this afternoon (April 4). Sporting a black leather jacket with black trousers, the “PS I Love You” actor was happy to see...Show More Summary
Writing about sports can occasionally take you in dark places. Instead of the positives we sometimes focus on the negatives, and it gets old. That will not happen on this Wednesday. Bubba Watson, who has talked openly about how adopting...Show More Summary
South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier was not happy that ESPN, which televises SEC football games, did not televise South Carolina's Pro Day live, instead opting to televise USC's Pro Day in Southern California on Wednesday. And he...Show More Summary
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) has a reason to be happy after the numbers have come in for the promotion's second event WSOF II this past weekend (March 23, 2013), which featured a heavyweight superfight between UFC veterans Anthony...Show More Summary