- So what's stronger? Sports allegiance or political persuasion? Or to put it in another way: Would you stop supporting your favorite team becau...
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- Sarah D. Bunting | Healthy Living | Mon, Aug 20, 2012 1:16 PM EDT | Comments
its first female members.Augusta National chairman Billy Payne called it "a joyous occasion": the home of the Masters championship has invited former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to join the club as
Both women accepted, and the decade-long debate over the club's exclusion of women from its membership rolls will end – for this institution, anyway. (Next year's British Open is set to be held at the Muirfield Golf Club, which as of this writing remains XY-only.
In 2002, Martha Burk called for Augusta to get with the now and admit women as members. Then chairman Hootie Johnson dug in his heels, however – even risking the loss of Masters TV sponsors – with his notorious comment that, while Augusta National might have female members one day, it wouldn't be "at the point of a bayonet."
It's still kind of unclear what that even means, or why we took the comments of a grownup still going by the name "Hootie" seriously ten years ago, but the remark...Read More »
- TV Guide | Fri, Aug 17, 2012 11:40 AM EDT | Comments
In her new memoir Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the 31-year-old writes: "He was often nasty, swearing at me and being harshly critical. He manhandled me in rehearsals from the start, pushing me, whacking my stomach, bending my arms roughly. One day, Maks was trying to put me in a certain position and hit my stomach so hard with his open palm that I had a red handprint there for the rest of the day."...Read More »
During another rehearsal, Solo says Chmerkovskiy got so angry that he slapped her across the face so hard that her ear rang afterward. "He was extremely apologetic. I didn't care," she writes. "My ear was ringing as I walked out, shaking. I had just been hit, and I had been worried about how I would come off looking on television."
Dancing with the Stars All-Stars pairs revealed!
According to Solo, ABC offered her a new partner
- Mon, Aug 6, 2012 2:40 PM EDT | CommentsBefore the gold, before the silver, before the bronze, the Olympians you're watching nightly were just little kids with minds full of hopes and dreams. But through years of hard work and a whole lot of blood, sweat and tears, these youngsters grew up to compete on the world stage in the most important event of their lives, with some winning the most coveted award of all: an Olympic gold medal. For an injection of cute in the midst of our collective case of Olympic fever, here are some photographs of Olympians when they were wee ones, from swimming champions Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps to gold-winning gymnasts like McKayla Maroney and Jordyn Wieber. - By Sunny Chanel
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