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Scottie Pippen’s Defamation Lawsuit Gets Rejected By Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected an attempt to revive a defamation lawsuit filed by former Chicago Bulls player Scottie Pippen against media outlets that falsely reported he filed for bankruptcy. In 2011, Pippen sued CBS Interactive Inc., NBC Universal …

Ana Ivanovic Finally Wins A Title On A Grass Court

Serbian tennis pro Ana Ivanovic, 26, has finally achieved her first grass court title. On Sunday, she defeated Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova with a score of 6-3 6-2, which allowed her to earn the coveted Aegon Classic title in Birminghan, England. It was …

Patty Mills: First Indigenous Australian To Win An NBA Championship

Patty Mills made Australian sporting history by helping his team, the San Antonio Spurs, defeat the Miami Heat. The San Antonio Spurs now have five championships under their belt since their first win in 1999. Mills, 25, an indigenous Australian, …

Star Wars: Harrison Ford Injured, Could Be Off Set For Several Weeks

Harrison Ford, 71, was airlifted to Wexham Park Hospital in Oxford after sustaining a broken ankle when a falling door hit him on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII at Pinewood Studios. The incident happened on Thursday. He underwent …

Kanye Booed At Bonnaroo, Crowd Chants ‘F**k Kanye’

Kanye West headlined Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Friday night. He came on 10 minutes after his scheduled 10 pm set. He performed a combination of his hits and a few songs from his 2013 album entitled Yeezus. He …

Eric Cantor Shocked By Defeat To David Brat; Polls Were Wrong

On Tuesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor shockingly lost the 7th District Republican primary to a college professor named David Brat, who is backed by the Tea Party. In an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl on Sunday, Cantor said, “I don’t think …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hopes To Win Sprint Cup With Superman Car

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on the verge of a winning streak.  He has his sights set on the Sprint Cup where he is now in third place.  Earnhardt has already earned two wins, including last weekend’s race at the Poconos, and …

Olivia Munn’s New Beau Aaron Rodgers Isn’t Afraid Of The Spotlight

Newsroom actress Olivia Munn recently split from Swedish-American actor Joel Kinnaman after two years together. She is now in a relationship with Aaron Rodgers, who is the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. Pictures of the Munn and Rodgers kissing …

Kylie Jenner Now Dating Lionel Richie’s Son?

On Friday, Kylie Jenner, 16, was photographed cozying up to 20-year-old Miles Richie, son of Lionel Richie, inside a Mercedes. Jenner and Richie took turns placing their heads on each other’s shoulders. Does this mean that Jaden Smith is out …

Miley Cyrus Really Loves Being Topless [PHOTOS]

Miley Cyrus just keeps on entertaining her fans. On Saturday, Cyrus posted two racy photos on Instagram, with one photo of her topless while sporting the hairstyle that may have been inspired by Little Rascals’ Alfalfa. The photo was captioned “#preshoweralfalfaselfielife.” However, …

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Celebrates 10 Years; Jon Heder Reflects On Film’s Success

June 11 was the 10-year anniversary of Napoleon Dynamite starring Jon Heder. Yesterday, Heder was reflecting on the film’s great success. Napoleon Dynamite follows the story of Napoleon Dynamite, played by John Heder, a socially awkward high school student from …

Dave Coulier, ‘Full House’ Alum, Set To Marry Long-Time Love Melissa Bring

It looks like there’s going to be a reunion of the Full House cast soon, thanks to Dave Coulier’s engagement to his longtime love, Melissa Bring. The pair is set to tie the knot in Montana on July 2nd. Coulier …

Mars Flying Saucer Test Postponed By NASA

NASA is preparing to launch a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere in order to test the technology that may be used to land on Mars. However, the test has been postponed many times due to incliment weather conditions. The next chance …

Hawaii Kayaker Attempts Trip To California, Rescued By Coast Guard

A 57-year-old man who attempted to kayak from California to Hawaii was rescued in Santa Barbara, 11 days after he started his journey. According to reports, the man had all the things he needed to complete his journey including electronic …

Tanith Belbin And Ice Skater Boyfriend Charlie White Get Engaged In Hawaii

Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars alum Charlie White, 26, is finally engaged to girlfriend of five years, ice dancer Tanith Belbin, 29. White posted a picture on Instagram on Monday with the caption “Couldn’t ask for a …

Judo Champ Assault: Peter Seisenbacher Under Investigation For Sex Crimes

Austria’s Peter Seisenbacher, one of the best judo practitioners, is under investigation for purportedly sexually assaulting four of his minor pupils that he coached back in the 2000s. On Wednesday, the Vienna state prosecution confirmed the reports about the Olympic …

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earned $105 Million For 72 Minutes Of Work In 2014

Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been receiving multi-million dollar checks for over 10 years. On Wednesday, Forbes reported that he made $105 million for 72 minutes in the boxing ring, which makes him the highest paying athlete of 2014. …

Jawless Ancient Fish: Distant Relative To Humans

Fossils of a prehistoric fish are revealing important details about the earliest vertebrate life on earth. A discovery was made that shows jaws evolved in animals that have backbones. On Wednesday, researchers described the fossil specimens of the fish that …

‘Drop Dead Fred’ Star, Rik Mayall, Dies Of Unknown Causes

Richard ‘Rik’ Mayall, star of Drop Dead Fred and The Young Ones died in his London home on Monday, according to his management. He was 56 years old. According to the police, foul play is not suspected. Mayall got his …

Dwyane Wade Flops In NBA Finals, Gets $5000 Fine

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is the latest recipient of a $5,000 fine after he exaggerated a foul on Game 2 of the finals. The flop happened in the second quarter when Wade reacted excessively on a play where Manu …

LL Cool J, T.I., And Hugh Jackman Form Rap Trio At Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman did many things as the host of the Tony Awards held on Sunday. What was most surprising to many was his rap with LL Cool J and T.I. Before rapping, Jackman recalled the time when he auditioned for …

Friskies Dear Kitten: Everybody Loves This Commercial [VIDEO]

A viral video from cat food company, Friskies went viral and generated more than 5 million views on YouTube in just four days. This goes to show that cats still rule the World Wide Web. In the video, an older …

Jonah Hill Appears On ‘Tonight Show’ To Apologize For Gay Slur

Just last week, Jonah Hill was all over the news when he said a homophobic slur to a paparazzi who was following him. The incident was caught on video. On Tuesday, Hill guested on The Tonight Show to talk about …

Mario Balotelli May Not Be A Starter For Italy In World Cup

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, 23, is no longer a sure starter in the upcoming World Cup. In a few days, Italy will be playing against England, and a warm-up match was held on Sunday. During the warm-up match between Italy …