Archive for the ‘celebrity’ Category

O.J. Simpson holds forth on Trump, anthem protests

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Simpson agreed to an interview with the Buffalo News, the home paper of Simpson’s onetime NFL team, with the condition that it would focus on football and not, as Simpson called it, “all that L.A. crap” — the way Simpson dismisses the entire cavalcade that surrounded the murder of his ex-wife and a friend, including two trials that captivated the nation in the mid-1990s. On Donald Trump: “The one thing I can say about The Donald is The Donald is fun,” Simpson said, speaking of the possibility that Trump could have bought the Buffalo Bills.

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer: ‘Final days were happy days’

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The lead defense attorney for the late Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who died in prison while serving a life sentence for murder, is now casting doubt on official and conventional narratives about Hernandez’s life, crimes and suicide. “I thought and I felt, and I still do to this day, that the real story has to get out there,” said attorney Jose Baez, per Fox News. “No one has ever captured the true Aaron Hernandez.” As a result, Baez said he is participating in a new documentary, “Aaron Hernandez Uncovered,” that takes another look at the life of the NFL player-turned-convicted murderer.

Did Gronk, Brady send coded message in Instagram notes to Amendola?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

When I was a kid, my dad came home with this album (yes, it was an album) from Bobby McFerrin. The hit song off that LP was "Don't Worry Be Happy." Maybe, thanks to the internet and streaming services, that tune is making a comeback with this new generation, like say Rob Gronkowski. The Pats all-pro tight end took to Instagram Wednesday to wish former teammate Danny Amendola well as he reportedly moves on to South Beach and the Miami Dolphins.

Beer chug: Tom Brady beats Stephen Colbert in seconds flat

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic performance. That includes abstaining from alcohol. Brady told Colbert he rarely drinks beer. But acknowledged he was a "pretty good beer chugger back in the day." So the host challenged him. Brady drained his glass within seconds after two gulps, with Colbert finishing a distant last. Colbert also got Brady to eat his first strawberry. Brady said he had never eaten the fruit because he hated the smell. Brady said it was "not that

Tom Brady eats his 1st strawberry and chugs a beer with Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Stephen Colbert got into a beer-drinking contest with Tom Brady on Monday -- and, perhaps more surprising, convinced the star quarterback to eat his first strawberry. The two decided to throw back a cold one after Colbert asked the New England Patriots quarterback what he eats when he's "falling off the wagon" with his diet. "Cheeseburgers, pizza, beer ... things like that," Brady said. "I was a pretty good beer-chugger back in the day." Colbert promptly pulled out two tall glasses of brew. "You were a good beer chugger?" Colbert asked. "Do you want to chug a beer?" "Let's try ... can we spill?” Brady asked, before chugging the drink in less than three seconds. Colbert took a little longer to

Impressive beer-chugging evidently part of Tom Brady’s nutrition plan

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Much has been made of Tom Brady’s nutrition plan and approach to taking care of his body. His relationship with trainer Alex Guerrero was a source of great discord within the New England Patriots. His heavily restricted diet of vegetables, lean proteins

Tiger Woods, I love you: Niall Horan leads praise for show-stopping putt

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Tiger Woods did not quite manage to win the Valspar Championship, but the 14-time major champion briefly sent Twitter crazy as he threatened to pull off a miraculous finish at Palm Harbor. Trailing eventual winner Paul Casey by two shots with two holes

Former Jets player’s mother defends son and threatens reporter with lawsuit

Friday, March 9th, 2018

Muhammad Wilkerson is 6-foot-4, 315 pounds and a former Pro Bowl defensive end. Wilkerson’s mother Ka’idah called WFAN on Friday and tore into New York Daily News reporter Manish Mehta, saying she was “livid” with him. The New York Jets recently cut Wilkerson after two down seasons.

Watch: Tom Brady got a buzz cut for cancer awareness

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

There aren’t many athletes whose hair gets more attention than Tom Brady’s. The New England Patriots quarterback changes his look annually, though mercifully he hasn’t gone back to his 2011 flow. On Thursday, however, Brady’s mane is getting attention

Christian McCaffrey part of group that helped save life of injured hiker

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Carolina Panthers running back Chrisitan McCaffrey and his brothers were part of a hiking group that helped save the life of a fallen hiker over the weekend in Colorado. According to the Panthers’ team website, McCaffrey, his brothers Dylan and Max and a pair of friends, Michael Mann and Brooke Pettet, went to hike Castle Rock outside of Denver on Saturday. While the group was climbing the hill, they saw 72-year old Dan Smoker Sr. fall onto the rocks below.