December 21, 2013 |
UCLA VS. WEBER STATE When: 4 p.m. Where: Pauley Pavilion. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA (9-2); Weber State (2-4). Update: The Bruins will be trying to recover from a disappointing loss to Duke at Madison Square Garden last week. Through Friday, the Bruins are ranked 12th overall in scoring (86.7 points per game), second in field goal percentage (52.9%) and fifth in assists (18.3). The Wildcats are coming off a 71-point win over St. Katherine College last week, the largest margin of victory in school history.
December 10, 2013 |
Smile, Adam Sandler - the joke's on you! Or maybe the joke's on us, the collective moviegoing audience? Sandler leads Forbes' 2013 list of the most overpaid Hollywood actors, with "Jack & Jill" and "That's My Boy" as cases in point, illustrating the kind of product that served up only a $3.40 return on every star-salary dollar spent. ("Grown Ups 2" missed the cutoff.) Forbes assembles the top 10 list using data from Box Office Mojo combined with salary data found in its own annual Celebrity 100 list, which cuts off at June 2013.
November 26, 2013 |
Katherine Webb is an Auburn graduate who will be cheering for bitter rival Alabama during the Iron Bowl at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Of course, that's because she's dating Crimson Tide star quarterback AJ McCarron. But don't expect that to matter much to fired-up Tigers fans who might not take too kindly to the famous model switching sides on them. “Honestly, I don't know what to expect,” Webb told USA Today. “AJ just in his protective nature, we talked about it (Wednesday)
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November 18, 2013 |
Katherine Hagedorn was not your stereotypical priestess in the Cuba-based Santeria religion, known for its complex, ecstatic drumming that adherents believe can call forth deities. She grew up in New Jersey, was white, had a doctorate in music and was a longtime popular professor at Pomona College. But as a graduate student on a cold, rainy day at Brown University in 1988, she spotted a poster for an upcoming performance by an Afro-Cuban ensemble of drummers and dancers. The performance changed her life.
October 19, 2013 |
Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63. Chesson Hadley was second after a 67, reaching 15 under with an eagle on the par-five 16th. The Web.com Tour Championship winner last month, Hadley is making his fourth career PGA Tour start. Jeff Overton was third at 14 under after a 68. Anna Nordqvist of Sweden shot a two-under 70 to remain tied for the lead with Katherine Hull-Kirk of Australia after the second round of the KEB HanaBank Championship at Incheon, South Korea.
October 7, 2013 |
"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo talked to the New York Post last week on the occasion of the ABC medical drama's 200th episode, which will air Thursday, and gave some very frank comments about the two of the show's highest-profile cast departures, Katherine Heigl and Isaiah Washington. Heigl's departure from the show in 2010 came after several tumultuous seasons, including withdrawing her name from Emmy consideration in 2008 after she found the material she was being given lacking.