January 18, 2014 |
If you're questioning why Rory McIlroy was penalized two shots for taking improper relief during the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Saturday, you're not alone. McIlroy, who dropped from second place to a tie for fourth entering the final round, referred to the penalty as part of golf's "stupid rules. " The 24-year-old from Northern Ireland had hit his drive on the second hole onto a gallery crosswalk. He was given a free drop for relief, but when he played his shot he had one foot on the line marking the drop area.
January 15, 2014 |
One Direction singer Liam Payne has apologized for posting a photo of himself in a precarious situation. The snapshot in question featured the UK boy bander standing on what appears to be a ledge of a 34th-floor balcony of an East London high-rise (Think: Christian Bale's Batman lurking in the shadows in "The Dark Knight"). The photo was reportedly taken by one of his buddies over the weekend following his bandmate Zayn Malik's 21st birthday. It has since been removed from Twitter but was obtained by the Daily Mail.
January 13, 2014 |
We keep hearing that live theater is in a bad way. There's scarcely a drama company around that doesn't depend on government assistance or philanthropic donations; mounds of financial appeals from worthy performance groups come to me weekly by mailbox and phone. So you wouldn't think a theater management would go out of its way to give would-be playgoers another reason to stay home. Yet that's what I encountered on Saturday night. The occasion was a performance of the play " Peter and the Starcatcher . " The place was the Ahmanson Theatre, at the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles. As showtime approached, the PA system came on with the usual request that the audience refrain from recording, photographing, texting or chitchatting on their phones, and that they unwrap their hard candies NOW. Then the lights came down ... and the mezzanine, where I was sitting, filled with the sound of a baby yowling.
January 4, 2014 |
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said an ESPN report that the organization has had internal discussions about possibly trading Blake Griffin to the New York Knicks for Carmelo Anthony was “so stupid.” Rivers clearly was upset about the report, and about being asked about it by reporters before the Clippers played the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. Rivers said the Clippers aren't engaged in talks to trade Griffin for Anthony and aren't going to trade their All-Star power forward.
January 4, 2014 |
SAN ANTONIO - Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said an ESPN report about Los Angeles having a discussion about trading Blake Griffin to the New York Knicks for Carmelo Anthony was "so stupid. " Rivers clearly was upset about the report and about being asked about the so-called trade talks by reporters before the Clippers played the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. Rivers said the Clippers aren't engaged in talks to trade Griffin for Anthony and aren't going to trade their All-Star power forward.
December 6, 2013 |
Someone made Paris Hilton the butt of a Twitter hoax Thursday involving "her" reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela, and girlfriend is not happy about it. "RIP Nelson Mandela," the Photoshopped tweet read. "Your 'I Have A Dream' speech was so inspiring. An amazing man. " That's right, Hilton was supposedly so dumb she confused Mandela with Martin Luther King Jr., the fake tweet would have you believe. Photos: Celebrities react to the death of Nelson Mandela A quick check of Hilton's verified account at the time the hoax started revealed she was on a plane to Miami.