July 23, 2008 |
Former U.S. Olympian Dominique Moceanu, who at 14 was part of the 1996 gold-medal team, said Tuesday night that USA Gymnastics team coordinator Martha Karolyi once grabbed her by the neck and slammed her face into a phone, and that former coach Bela Karolyi twice berated her about her weight in front of national teammates.
March 26, 2010 |
There's no question about it: Chelsea Handler is smart and funny. But is that enough? "Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang," her latest collection of essays, follows the formula of her last two books -- zany, at times implausible, situations with a running commentary full of biting observations. We first encountered that formula five years ago, in "My Horizontal Life," when Handler took us on a spirited trip through her wild sexcapades. It didn't matter that most readers hadn't experienced anything close to the bizarre exploits Handler recounted: We could still relate.
February 28, 1994 |
Chelsea Clinton turned 14 years old Sunday. Officials said several of her friends spent Saturday night at the White House. The teen-agers ate a birthday breakfast with the President, who went to church early Sunday and spent the day in the residence so he could be with Chelsea.
January 27, 1986 |
Liverpool edged Chelsea, 2-1, Sunday and advanced to the fifth round of the English Football Assn. Soccer Cup. Goals by Ian Rush and Mark Lawrenson gave Liverpool a 2-0 lead by the 47th minute before David Speedie tallied for Chelsea in the 63rd minute. Chelsea, which is fourth in the English League First Division standings to Liverpool's third, was dealt a costly blow when its top scorer, Kerry Dixon, fell heavily early in the match and was removed on a stretcher with a groin injury.
July 25, 2005 |
Chelsea's Arjen Robben scored in the 13th minute to lead the English Premier League champions past AC Milan, 1-0, Sunday night in the first of a series of exhibition games in the United States. The teams played in front of 26,208 in Gillette Stadium. Italian powerhouse Milan will play the host Chicago Fire on Wednesday, and Chelsea will play D.C. United on Thursday in Washington.