Laila Ali Next Up For Dancing With The Stars

Boxer Laila Ali, aka Madame Butterfly, will try to bring us to our knees as she fills the role of pseudo sports celeb in the new episode of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars,” according to the rumor site TMZ.com

Ali’s light-weight competition includes Billy Ray Cyrus, Ian Ziering and Joey Fatone, who all hope to erase […]

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Man Arrested For Inappropriate Pictures At The Australian Open

We read with some horror that a man has actually been arrested for taking “inappropriate pictures” during the Australian Open.
Mostly, the up-the-skirt variety with a roving digital camera. Isn’t that all there really is to do Down Under during these two weeks anyway?
And what does that say about the legitimate news organizations that have […]

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A resting place, with a golf course

If playing too much golf doesn’t kill you, a new cemetary in Philippines will make sure your loved ones can still enjoy a round while you’re under ground.
Santuario de Bacolod, a new project under construction just outside the city of Bacolod,

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Gatorade A.M.

Forget about what’s in you. What’s gotten into Gatorade?
Darren Rovell reports on his Gatorade-centric blog that the company that makes more money the more you sweat has decided to make a morning drink — Gatorade A.M. — that will help you “put back fluids and energy” you lose while you’re asleep.
For real. Rub your eyes […]

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Elijah Dukes in trouble

Tampa Bay Devil Rays prospect Elijah Dukes, who played for Triple-A Durham last season, was arrested this week and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession after a traffic stop.

A pretty easy bust, actually. The 22-year-old was pulled over in his 2006 Dodge Charger because of a loud music violation. An officer then soon smelled marijuana.
It’s not […]

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Go Fish Georgia

There may be more important things that the state of Georgia can spend $19 million on, but a campaign that attracts more fisherman baiting their hooks with worms seems to be tops on Governor Sonny Perdue’s list.
Perdue, who apparently is trying to make Arnold Schwarzenegger look sane, has proposed a new marketing campaign that includes […]

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Shoe fetishes grow

Some call it a shoe fetish. It’s more a sneaky sneaker addiction. Either way, the support groups must only be a click away.
But considering that the numbers is growing of those who seriously pile up boxes of Air Jordans, Chuck Taylors, adidas shell-toes, etc., to such an extreme that they’re buried in rubber souls, it […]

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Muslims seek place to pray at Northwestern games

Is it OK if, during a football game, a group of Muslims stop in front of the concession stand, knee down, and begin to pray?
We checked our Muslim Encyclopedia. Yup, it’s good.
Now if only the football stadium folks would just get out of the way.
The DAILY NORTHWESTERN reports that since a group of about 20 […]

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The Bob Hope Girls

The 2007 Classic Girls — Ayla Webb, Lindsey Sowles and Jessica Jean Arvan — act as if the golf shot they’re watching at Bermuda Dunes Country Club as part of the PGA’s Bob Hope Classic was something they’d never witnessed before.

And probably, they haven’t.
As per their contract, at least they managed to stay in the […]

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Aussie Open fans

You’d think Australian Open spectators had never been on TV before.

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