Posts tagged "basketball"

University Of Louisville Investigates Claim That Escorts Were Hired for Basketball Recruits

A new book was just released by an escort who alleges that former University of Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for women to…

Katrin Higher | October 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Professional Sports Doesn’t Care About Women

On Tuesday, the New York Liberty—resident WNBA team at Madison Square Garden—announced that Isiah Thomas would be coming on board as president and part-owner of the team.If that name sounds…

Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey | May 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

Amanda Seyfried Went To Her First Basketball Game With Taylor Swift, Said Once Was Enough

Apparently Taylor Swift needs to up her game as New York City’s Global Welcome Ambassador, because Amanda Seyfried was not impressed. The “Mean Girls” actress, who attended her first-ever basketball…

Katie Oldenburg | November 13, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Fined $2.5 Million And Banned For Life By The NBA

Earlier today, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced at a press conference that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA, after an audio recording of Sterling

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2014 - 3:30 pm

New Brooklyn Net Is Allowed To Cheat On His Wife Once Per Year

Andrei Kirilenko is the newest addition to the Brooklyn Nets, a team that has spent the off-season stacking itself with new and promising players. Kirilenko left the Minnesota Timberwolves for…

Mary Odell | July 15, 2013 - 10:20 am

Your Daily Squee: Eddie The Arthritic Otter Slam Dunks Adorably

I’ve noticed that I feel more concerned about animals than I do for humans. If you told me your grandpa had arthritis, I would nod sadly and politely. But if…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2013 - 9:20 am

It’s Time To Cry: Basketball Player Offers The Ball To Special Needs Player On Opposing Team

Is there anything more awesomely inspiring and redemptive than a good sports story? No. Despite the fact that I cannot properly toss a baseball or dribble a basketball, I love…

Julie Gerstein | February 27, 2013 - 2:20 pm

NBA Star Kenneth Faried Of The Denver Nuggets Introduces His Lesbian Moms

This video had me tearing up: here’s NBA star Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets and his two moms, Waudda and Carol. They talk about how they’ve been a couple…

Jessica Wakeman | January 25, 2013 - 4:20 pm

College Basketball Player Fat-Shamed After Quitting Team

Today In Totally Awful News: Josh Smith, a junior on the UCLA basketball team, left the team in response to accusations that he simply wasn’t in good enough shape to…

Julie Gerstein | November 29, 2012 - 12:40 pm

I’m A March Madness Widow

We had just sat down to breakfast at a quaint Connecticut inn last Monday morning, during a romantic midwinter getaway.
The fireplace was roaring. Calming new age music piped softly,… | March 13, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dennis Rodman Launching Topless Women’s Basketball Team

Dennis Rodman says he’s launching a “topless women’s basketball team” for the Headquarter’s Gentlemen’s Club in New York. “You don’t have to have too much experience,” Rodman told the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Texas A&M Wins Women’s NCAA Championship

Texas A&M beat out Notre Dame for the women’s NCAA basketball championship on Tuesday, the team’s first national title. Congratulations! If someone who knows/cares about sports can explain to me…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2011 - 6:40 pm

And They Say Ladies Can’t Dunk

March Madness is in full swing (Go Duke!), and I hope you’ve been watching both the men and women play. To get you in the spirit, here is an amazing…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 21, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Ryan Gosling And Michelle Williams Have Slam-Dunk Sex

“I felt like Scottie Pippin and she was Michael Jordan. Every time I gave her the ball, she just flew through the air and she slam-dunked it.”
Ryan Gosling on…

Julie Gerstein | December 9, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Betty White Wants LeBron James To Stay In Cleveland

As the Knicks, Nets, Bulls and others court (pun!) basketball star LeBron James, Betty White and her co-stars in the show “Hot In Cleveland” want him to stay a…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 6, 2010 - 2:10 pm

The Lakers Win The NBA Title, Hollywood Is Happy

If you happen to need a favor from an A-, B-, or C-Lister in Hollywood, today would probably be a very good day to ask for it. Last night was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 18, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Frisky Rant: Dispatches From A Die-Hard Duke Fan

If you see me today, you’ll notice that I look a tad bit beaten down. This is partly because I am sick. But it is also because last night’s NCAA…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 6, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Obama Doesn’t Play HORSE, He Plays POTUS. Obvi!

Usually I couldn’t give two figs about a basketball game … but this weekend, President Obama was on TV playing “HORSE” on the White House courts with CBS…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2010 - 4:20 pm

5 Reasons To Watch UConn’s Women’s Basketball Team Kick Butt

Each year I try to combine my limited college basketball knowledge with my feminine mystique in an effort to create an awe-inspiring bracket for the men’s NCAA tournament. Now, as…

Kelli Bender | March 31, 2010 - 5:30 pm