Bill Zwecker of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES sources more sordid behavior of Tiger Woods, this time in Las Vegas and Chicago.
Zwecker reports that over the past five years Woods, through his bodyguard, would often pick up women at the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay. Also noted was Woods’ crude, and inappropriate comments to a female server at a Chicago-area Morton’s Steakhouse. And the fact he once lost $100,000 in one night gambling at the MGM Grand.
Zwecker is also the columnist who initially revealed some of the details of Woods’ pre-nuptial agreement re-negotiation with Elin Nordegren, which was followed yesterday by Gerald Posner of THE DAILY BEAST. In other words, I believe what Zwecker is telling us. Read more…
UFC front man Dana White is rarely one to shy away from self promotion, so it was a little surprising to hear earlier this month his announcement (via Twitter, natch) that he would be ending his regular video blogs on YouTube. What could possibly be the reason for such uncharacteristic restraint from White? Gee, it wouldn’t have anything to do with calling reporter Loretta Hunt a “f–ing dumb bitch,” would it? Or perhaps that advertisers, TV producers, and most of the non-tribal-tatted world frowns upon such vile, misogynistic behavior?
Well, not according to White, who held his traditional pre-fight press conference extravaganza yesterday in anticipation of UFC 102. Of course not. So what was the pesky reason behind dropping one of his most popular features among MMA meatheads?
It’s the economy, stupid! Hey, at least he didn’t blame it on swine flu.