When it comes to sports brides, no one is hotter than the lovely ladies of basketball. From Adriana Lima to La La Anthony, and everyone in between, here are the top ten hottest wives in basketball.
The media coverage of gay athletes coming out in professional sports has been happening for years, so why do we suddenly care about Jason Collins? An expert says it's because straight men with are threatened by him.
In basketball, a rebound is a successful act of a team gaining control of the ball after a missed shot. However, in dating, a rebound can often be an unsuccessful attempt to date someone who recently came out of a relationship. If you are dating someone on the rebound, it's important to have a clear understanding of where they are emotionally before fully committing yourself. Although some rebound relationships turn into lifelong loves, it's best to look at the big picture before planning your happily ever after.
It's become abundantly clear that Vanessa Bryant, better known Kobe Bryant's wife, only loves her famous husband if he wins championships.
There is this stereotypical perception out there that women are total nags when their guys are trying to watch the big game. She's asking what color paint swatch would look best on the dining room walls, prodding him about where he left the vacuum, insisting that he kill that massive spider, basically doing everything but letting him watch the game...
My female friends always think my mad love of sports will consistently win the hearts of guys the world over. For some reason, they believe this is the magical key that will make men utter, "Marry me" on the first date. Ha. They're always in for a surprise when I tell them negative reactions usually ensue.
If you know Anthony Davis is No. 1-seed Kentucky's freshman phenom or that you should never count Tom Izzo's Spartans or Coach K's Blue Devils out, this is for you. Reasons guys should date ladies who love sports. (But we can still send it out to dudes en masse as a reminder...)
It's less than a week to the world's greatest and most romantic holiday: St. Patrick's Day. The beer is green, the corned beef is hashed and the eyes are smiling. Ahhh, thanks for chasing out all them snakes, Pat. Not to mention... It's time to make your March Madness bracket, or ignore your guy for doing so.
As a resident of New York City and a fan of professional athletics, I'm duty-bound to somehow comment on the "Linsanity" currently taking place with the New York Knickerbockers. Jeremy Lin, a Harvard graduate, has begun starting for the Knicks and taken the hearts of New Yorkers. But there have been some "racist" bumps along the way. Is having an Asian fetish racist? Here's how to tell if a guy has one
Appearing Monday on Good Morning America, Jeremy Lin shot down rumors that he was set to go on a date with Kim Kardashian, saying he doesn't think the reality-TV star is his "type." But there are plenty of other single celebrities who might interest the 23-year-old Knicks phenom and Harvard graduate.
Spending a lazy afternoon at a ball game can be the perfect casual date – and celebrity couples seem to think so, too. Sometimes, celeb sightings at a sporting event can be as entertaining at the game itself. There may even be as much action off the court as there is on it. So the next time you attend a sporting event – whether it be hockey, basketball or baseball – keep your eyes open for the famous duos below:
Still on a high after the NBA finals? Who's the hottest player? Dirk Nowitzki? Lebron James? Still on a high after the NBA finals? Who's the hottest player? Dirk Nowitzki? Lebron James? So, who else here follows basketball? Whether you're a sports fan or not, you've probably heard about the Dallas Mavericks' historic victory over the Miami Heat during last night's NBA Finals. After the game, veteran Mavs players Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd received accolades from adoring fans who'd waited years for them to guide their team to a championship.
How perfect is it that former LA Lakers, now Boston Celtics basketball player Shaquille O’Neal is engaged to someone with the nickname "Hoopz"? The 7’1, 350-pound center, who divorced his ex-wife Shaunie in 2007, is said to have recently proposed to Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander, a reality TV star, best known for winning the first season of Flavor of Love. (It was Flavor Flav, in fact, that gave her the nickname because of her love of basketball and the fact that she played in high school and community college.) Sadly, although her on-screen romance with the rapper didn’t work out, she went on to become a contestant on VH1’s I Love Money and, like many reality stars, is now rumored to have a sex tape.
On Thursday night, the Lakers and the Magic faced off in Game 4 of the NBA finals, but they weren't the only adversaries in the Orlando arena. Days before, singer Chris Brown had been subpoenaed to appear in court after being charged with assaulting his former girlfriend pop-artist Rihanna. Though not sitting together, both were in attendance cheering on the Lakers, but each may have had other motives for being there. Reports had surfaced that the new man in her life was Andrew Bynum, who plays center for the Lakers, but a source and friend of the singer told the Daily News of a different pro baller she was digging on.
Sore muscles, grueling training and abundant egos are the pitfalls of a professional athlete's career. For those married to fellow pro athletes, add long stints of time apart, living in different time zones and competing playing schedules to the list. The compromise and support these relationships require is something we can all appreciate, even if our own relationships seem ordinary next to the hectic lives of athletic superstars.