David Bowie died on January 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of Blackstar, his 25th album. The news came meteorically; we were dazed and flattened, looking at the world through debris and glitter that suddenly it seemed we’d borrowed from him. Lady Gaga paid extended, exhaustive tribute to…
This was inevitable. As soon as that Derek Jeter groupie gossip that we desperately want to believe hit the internet, we all knew some proud Yankees fan was going to get this license plate.
There's an engrossing Reddit thread asking users to share their best groupie stories. Most are about rock stars, but a handful concern athletes. Like everything on Reddit, you should believe nothing. But some of these, especially an amazing Derek Jeter story, you'll want to believe.
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Last month, as the Knicks were in Philadelphia to play the Sixers, J.R. Smith was up to his old tricks. J.R.'s got something of a history with Twitter, and women, (and asses), so it's not like the young lady who chatted him up via direct message couldn't have known what she was getting into. Still, this is spectacular:
It's still difficult to tell to what extent Manti Te'o was duped by Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and any co-conspirators, but if he did begin the relationship in good faith, he'd join at least one other athlete that has been taken in—if briefly—by online an suitors pretending to be someone she wasn't. It's a good group.
Small forward Jordan Adams is one of the many prospects out of Oak Hill Academy, and ESPN has him ranked as the 50th best recruit in the nation. He's going to UCLA in the fall, but they weren't the only ones who were interested: Bruce Pearl, while still at Tennessee, apparently called in the services of one of his top…
A wannabe reality TV cleat chaser says she was out "drinking and hooking up" with members of the Cubs until 4 a.m. the night before the 2003 NLCS game 7. Why yes, she did go to Arizona State, how'd you guess? [RadarOnline]
Athletes! Listen up! If you must bring a groupie back to your hotel room, don't leave her in there alone. She will take photos of everything and share them with the world.
The Hornets star was in Los Angeles on Friday. I know this not from looking at the schedule, but from the Tweets - and video - of a porn star who claimed she met him. Intimately.
For those of you who've wondered what sex with a professional bull rider sounds like, here is your answer: "It sounds like fish slapping on pavement."
Our friends at Gawker occasionally record random TV shows during the week, and they came across this episode of "Tyra." Apparently this is a show.
If you needed any more proof that the life of an athlete is infinitely better than yours — and, surely, you did — witness this tale from Miami, involving Derek Jeter, two woman and the Parking Validation That Never Came.
Remind Alex Rodriguez, once again, why he decided to come to New York? As if matters weren't disastrous enough in The Bronx right now, it appears everybody's favorite sensitive boy has been gallivanting around Toronto with buxom blondes who aren't his wife. We know! We're as shocked as you! A Major League Baseball…
We don't know much about politics over here, but one thing we do know: We want our Secretarys of State to have banged some Green Bay Packers.