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Entertainment

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Celebs

Lea Michele recently went to a Clippers game, only to quickly find herself forgetting all about the game when she spotted Beyonce and Jay Z sitting a few rows in front her. READ MORE »


News

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 strip and have sex with the Louisville Cardinals’ basketball recruits, their fathers and players. Good lord.

The book is now available online and… READ MORE »


News

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 familiar, it should: Thomas has a long history in basketball, albeit not a glorious once since he transitioned from playing on teams to coaching and… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 game last night, sat courtside with her boyfriend Justin Long, Taylor Swift, Kate Upton, Justin Verlander and Howard Stern, amongst others, to watch the New… READ MORE »


News

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 going on a racist rant was leaked on the internet this past weekend. “Effective immediately, I am banning Mr. Sterling for life from any association… READ MORE »


News

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 the Nets, but will experience a steep pay cut from $10 million last year to $3.18 million a year, New York magazine reported. Unfortunately, Kirilenko left… READ MORE »


News

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 you told me this otter had arthritis, I would exclaim “OH MY GOD THAT IS SO SAD THIS ADORABLE OTTER HAS ARTHRITIS!” Fortunately the Oregon… READ MORE »


News

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 a good team sports story (see also: “Friday Night Lights,” “Moneyball,” and “Rudy”).

Coronado High School Thunderbirds team manager Mitchell Marcus has a… READ MORE »


News

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 for 11 years, have supported each other through health scares, and how special it was for them to marry. Faried and his two moms filmed… READ MORE »


News

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 play — and to a chorus of professional sports commentators and fans claiming he was “too fat.” “I have made the decision to leave the… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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, and our innkeeper was busy preparing us a small feast. Perfect, I thought. It was precisely the kind of escape I’d imagined when… READ MORE »


News

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 New York Post, because I guess watching women playing sports is only entertaining when they’re physically appealing to the male gaze? While I generally don’t… READ MORE »


News

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 the significance of this, I would appreciate it. [ESPN, Houston Chronicle]
Apparently, Tina Fey’s pregnancy presents a “feminist dilemma”? [Salon]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)… READ MORE »


News

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 team photo of a women’s basketball team from the year 1902. Kind of makes you glad the WNBA opted for shorts, doesn’t it? [Buzzfeed] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

“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 his sexy scenes with Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine.” We do love a sports/sex metaphor. [Us Weekly] … READ MORE »


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Entertainment

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 Cavalier. If anyone can make him stay in Cleveland, Betty can. [EW] … READ MORE »


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