What To Get Dr. Dre For His Birthday

Dr. Dre is 50 today. Fifty! He is truly getting up there. But what to get the rapper-slash-Apple VP-slash-mogul who has everything? How best to prove that you didn't, ahem, forget about Dre? I have some ideas. » 2/18/15 2:02pm 2/18/15 2:02pm

Adam Duritz Receives Birthday Greeting From AARP The Magazine

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz, one of the least polarizing and most objectively audio-visually soothing singers in rock 'n' roll history, is a half-century old today. This has attracted the notice of the official magazine for the American Association of Retired Persons, which is far more Twitter-savvy than… » 8/01/14 10:46am 8/01/14 10:46am

Down With Big Birthday

I have two kids with birthdays coming up and as much as I would like to sidestep the Birthday-Industrial Complex, it's no easy task. There are two levels of peer pressure in the birthday universe: the peer pressure exerted on your children (not that I really care about that) and the social pressure exerted on you,… » 1/30/14 12:04pm 1/30/14 12:04pm

Pau Gasol Is Still The Most Adorable Man On Twitter

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Happy Birthday, Jon Gruden! Here's An Awkward Segment

It was Jon Gruden's birthday Saturday so ESPN decided to celebrate in a way sure to make everyone involved uncomfortable. There was a Gruden-through-the-ages slideshow. The Washington Redskins cheerleaders brought him a cake. There was half-hearted singing. Gruden mention how he was blushing. Mike Tirico made sure to… » 8/19/13 10:25pm 8/19/13 10:25pm

Undrafted Free Agent A.J. Francis Has Best Birthday Ever

A.J. Francis was a four-year starter at defensive line for the Maryland Terrapins. He was not selected during the NFL draft last weekend, but he did sign a free-agent contract with the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. His day only got better from there. » 5/01/13 4:39pm 5/01/13 4:39pm

Michael Jordan At 50 Is Citizen Kane Without The Sled

The perfect Michael Jordan profile is some sort of journalistic unicorn by now—what's there to say about a guy about whom too much has been said already?—but Wright Thompson's story for ESPN is the closest we'll get to it. » 2/15/13 4:30pm 2/15/13 4:30pm

Nets Raise Their Offer To Deron Williams To A Birthday Party, Two Human…

Deron Wiliams's wish list reportedly consists of just two teams: the Dallas Mavericks and the Brooklyn Nets. For a little extra-contractual love, the Nets drove a big old truck up to Williams's Soho home today, in honor of his 28th birthday. They also left a pair of children, but considering Williams's wife Amy is the… » 6/26/12 5:00pm 6/26/12 5:00pm

Dwyane Wade Turns 30, Has Best Super Sweet 16 Party Ever

Judging by the countless professional photographs and edited montage videos that tend to come out of these productions nowadays, Dwyane Wade had a more expensive and corporate-sponsored birthday party than you this year. » 1/17/12 6:30pm 1/17/12 6:30pm