Former Florida High Jumper Still Gets Her Lift In and the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES reports that former University of Florida track athlete Erin Stern is now a competitive bodybuilder.

Erin Stern, a high jumper for the Gators from 1999-2003, is a rising star in the world of fitness. Among other things, she placed sixth in the figure competition at last year’s Miss Olympia.
On […]


Anna Semenovich: Great Debate Gripping Russia

If you read SbB regularly, you know former world-class Ice Dancer Anna Semenovich. After a mildly successful competitive figure skating career, she’s gone from obscure Ice Dancer to Russian showbiz celebrity. (Apparently it isn’t the same thing after all.)

(That a scarf, or a tongue?)
I’ve posted plenty of photos and videos of Semenovich over the […]


Elene Gedevanishvili Puts The Figure In Skating

19-year-old Elene Gedevanishvili is a Georgian Olympic Figure skater who you might classify as a “field” bet in Vancouver. Thank goodness figure skating has always been more aesthetic than aftereffect.

Like most Americans, besides hockey, Winter Olympic results are mostly immaterial to me. Sport is an incidental backdrop to reconnect with the rest of the world […]


Hottie Who Owned Apolo Ohno: Suited and Booted

Apolo Ohno is like your driver license. Every four years there’s a renewal process that doesn’t take nearly as long as you thought.

As Ohno’s quadrennial fame is fleeting these three weeks, I thought it noteworthy to explore what seems to matter most to NBCOlympics (no space) viewers: His girlfriend.

Ohno’s longtime lover was Allison Baver, also […]


Serena: Athlete, Actor, Designer, Bunion Wrangler

Serena Williams today at provides us some of the best guerrilla sports marketing on the web I’ve seen.

In an ad masquerading as a blog post, Serena chronicles her first day as a student at a Nail Tech school:
No one likes getting their nails done more than I do. As a matter of fact […]


Wait, They Still Think Olympics Is About Sports?!

Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports Puck Daddy blog reports:

(Slap ice skates on ‘em and it might be different)
The U.S. vs. Canada men’s preliminary-round showdown Feb. 21 won’t be shown on NBC, but on cable’s MSNBC at 7 p.m. EST. Instead, the Peacock will bring fans an exhilarating night of ice dancing, women’s speedskating, men’s freestyle […]


15-Year-Old Speedskater Never Forgets To Floss

15-Year-Old Japanese speedskater Miho Takagi was seen wearing this today for her 1000 and 1500 meter race training runs at the Vancouver Games:

(Credit: King of Diamonds Reuters)
Actually, I prefer no ice with my two-drink minimum. Domo arigato.


Woz Next? Sublime Caroline Belongs In SI Swimsuit

If you read SbB regularly you know of my affection for Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki:

She broke through in her tennis career last summer, making the finals of the U.S. Open.

(Oh. My. GOD.)
She’s also rapidly becoming the most popular hottie in pro sports. (Danica? She’s yours.) In other words, I’m a little flummoxed SPORTS ILLUSTRATED […]


SI Has Lindsey Vonn Bikini And Topless Olympian

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s swimsuit issue is out this week and it features Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn:

(Credit: Warwick Saint, Sports Illustrated)
An Olympic snowboarder is also shown topless in the sports magazine.


The Blind’s Side: Irony Lost On Lingerie Lineman

Thanks to the FT. MYERS NEWS-PRESS, we have our first confirmed Lingerie Football League MILF: Tampa Breeze lineman Carie Small.

(She goes both ways. In the game. On the line. Nevermind.)
Mother of a nine-year-old son, irony takes a standing-eight in the opening round of her N-P profile:
“People first think that this is just powder puff […]