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June 27th, 2008

West Coast Guy: Another draft, please - Covers.com

By germanifa01 - June 27th, 2008, 19:26, Category: General


We’re feeling a little bit drafty out here on the West Coast, but only a little. Last year’s NBA Draft built the future foundation of Portland and Seattle in Greg Oden and Kevin Durant . Thursday night's draft promises little of that sort of more info

AMY'S PIGSTY - New York Post

By germanifa01 - June 27th, 2008, 13:25, Category: General



THE word "mess" doesn't only apply to Amy Winehouse 's hair and clothes. A Rolling Stone reporter who entered the tattooed singer's London flat for an impromptu interview said it's "in disastrous disarray" with "discarded bags of potato chips

Lingerie fashion show, free martinis sure to heat up 5 Degrees - Denver Post
Fashion shows and nightclubs go hand in hand these days. They're a pleasant pairing for all involved: Men get to ogle models. Fashion-minded women can check out new looks. Local designers and stores display their wares to a rapt audience. Models

Cindy Margolis Enjoys Sex In Her Lingerie - Post Chronicle
Cindy Margolis is taking the sexual liberation one usually feels after posing for Playboy, and she's using it as a marketing tool. Cindy, whose latest spread coincides with her recent divorce from her husband of nine years Guy Starkman, talked about

Beauty and the Geek Hottie Jillian Beyor Is the Playboy Special - MSN MoneyCentral
CHICAGO, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playboy Special Editions fans have crowned Jillian Beyor, 22, their 2008 Model of the Year. Readers chose the Northfield, New Hampshire native from a pool of 50 models who appeared in various Special

Kylie to receive OBE next week - News.com.au
POP princess Kylie Minogue will be awarded her OBE from the Queen during a glitzy ceremony at Buckingham Palace next week. Minogue, 40, found out in December that she was to receive the prestigious honour for her services to the music industry. A

Jolie brings action-packed panache to 'Wanted' - Allentown Morning Call

By germanifa01 - June 27th, 2008, 11:25, Category: General



Cheekbones, eye shadow, tattoos and lips -- that's the essence of Angelina Jolie . And guns. At least, that's what the skinny action heroine amounts to in ''Wanted,'' a nervy, stylish and deeply silly movie about a clan of assassins training its

Make My Day - American Reporter
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- We have a boring way of speaking in the 21st Century. We don't speak with enough drama. We need more verve, more panache. We need more of that over-the-top Shakespearean way of speaking. Hollering "Get thee to a nunnery!" at the

'New' Norfolk is nautical and nice - Chicago Tribune
NORFOLK, Va. -- The "new" Norfolk hasn't yet sparked the hype of, say, Atlanta or Charlotte. But this historic city's continuing urban renaissance could make it the next gleaming gem of the so-called New South. Situated along waterways where the

C'mon, America, the Saturday Knights are a hip-hop marvel - Seattle Times
In Seattle, though, we can't get enough. If we had to pick a musical mascot for the city, consensus would likely be the multi-culti trio of a certain age. Since the band's four-song EP came out in early 2007, every local publication — large, small

NBA Turns to Freshmen in Draft - Wall Street Journal

By germanifa01 - June 27th, 2008, 11:25, Category: General



Draft Day, as usual, brought hope, lots of trades and questions for the NBA. The Chicago Bulls took Memphis’s Derrick Rose with the No. 1 pick, followed by the Miami Heat taking Kansas State’s Michael Beasley and the Minnesota Timberwolves taking USC’s O.J. Mayo, making the top three picks

Oil hits record above $142 - CNN Money
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Oil prices touched a record high above $142 a barrel Friday, before easing a bit, as traders expect the dollar to remain weak and tense geopolitical situations continue to raise concerns about supply disruptions. At 12:09 p.m. ET, light, sweet crude was up 70 cents to $140

On Guns, the Court Gets It Right - Washington Post
Few landmark Supreme Court rulings have been so widely predicted as yesterday's decision striking down the District of Columbia's ban on handguns. The mere fact that the court agreed to hear the case was a pretty good indication that the justices were itching to make some kind of big statement about

Scruggs gets 5 years in prison in bribery scheme - Newsday
OXFORD, Miss. - Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, the attorney who built his career by taking on tobacco, asbestos and insurance companies, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for conspiring to bribe a judge. U.S. District Judge Neal Biggers Jr. called Scruggs' conduct "reprehensible" and fined him

Top-ranked Ivanovic shocked by Zheng; Federer, Serena advance - CNN Sports Illustrated
Zheng Jie entered her match against Ivanovic with a No. 133 ranking Federer's next opponent will be Lleyton Hewitt, who won Wimbledon in 2002 Serena Williams dispatched 2006 winner Amelie Mauresmo 7-6 (5), 6-1 WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic was knocked out in the third round of