After Coming Out, Rogers Returns to Pro Soccer
Soccer player Robbie Rogers came out of a short-lived retirement today to join the Los Angeles Galaxy, becoming the first openly gay player in Major League Soccer. The 26-year-old midfielder, who briefly walked away from the sport in February after coming out in a letter he...
Teen Gives SI Model 'Great Prom Night'
The supermodel who accompanied Jake Davidson to his prom may not have been Kate Upton, but the Los Angeles high school senior didn?t seem to mind one bit. Davidson, who was turned down by Upton after his YouTube ?prom-posal? went viral, managed to land a...
Amanda Bynes: 'I've Never Had a Bong in My Life!'
Hours after her arraignment, Amanda Bynes took to Twitter Friday night to tell her side of the story. ?I only smoke tobacco I don?t drink or do drugs. I?ve never had a bong in my life!? she tweeted. ?I need to get another nose job after...
'Horrified' Driver to be Interviewed in Bridge Collapse
The trucker whose oversized load is believed to have bumped the steel framework of a Washington State bridge just before it collapsed will be interviewed today by investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, who are on scene working to pinpoint the cause of the collapse.
Neb. Gov Takes Pass on Senate Bid
WASHINGTON ? Being a U.S. senator is not as attractive as it used to be. Gov. Dave Heineman of Nebraska said today he would not be a candidate for the Senate seat in his state that will become vacant next year because Sen. Mike Johanns...
Photos: A-Rod Sells Home for $30 Million
The New York Yankees third baseman sold his home in Miami Beach on Friday morning, according to ESPN.com reported. The home sold for $30 million and is one of the highest purchase prices for a home in Miami. It was previously listed for $38 million. A nearby home in a private island in Miami-Dade County sold for a record-breaking $47 million in Aug. 2012. In 2010, he bought 54,000-square feet of land for $7.4 million and spent millions building the 20,000-square-foot home that his own construction company, Newport Property Construction, built in 11 months. Rodriguez has earned about $360 million to date in salary alone, more than any U.S. major sports athlete in history. The home has nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Glass windows in the home's rear adjust allowing someone to walk directly outside.
How to Stay Safe at Amusement Park
May to September is prime time for fun at the amusement park. From frightening news reports to personal Youtube videos, there is no shortage of amusement-ride scares. But a new study has found that it's not always the biggest and fastest rides we should fear. Smaller ones, which parents might not consider as dangerous, contribute to injuries of more than 4,000 U.S. children each year.
Girl Who Scolded McDonald's CEO Not Impressed
Hannah Robertson, the 9-year-old girl who grilled Don Thompson, the CEO of McDonald's Corp., at a shareholder meeting for marketing fast food to children said she wasn't impressed with his response.
Hagel to West Point Cadets: Sexual Assault Is 'Profound Betrayal'
Speaking at the commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets that sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military are a ?profound betrayal? and charged them with the responsibility to stamp out the sexual assault...
Top 2013 Commencement Speeches by Politicians
Politicians of every stripe are often popular speakers at commencement addresses throughout the nation. As graduation season winds down, check out some of the best commencement speeches made by politicians in 2013.