Nastia Liukin was one of the stars of the 2008 U.S. Olympic team, winning five medals, but she struggled during the first round of competition at the Olympic trials for the 2012 Olympics. Continue reading
David Beckham suffered a serious injury that could shatter his hopes of a World Cup. He will not be able to attend the World Cup as he snapped his Achilles Tendon while playing for AC Milan. Continue reading
The Red Sox will honor popular television analyst and former player Jerry Remy during tonight’s game at Fenway Park. The following press release excerpt from NESN runs down tonight’s pregame ceremonies: NESN and the Boston Red Sox celebrate Jerry Remy Day today at Fenway Park. In recognition of his 20 years as NESN’s Red Sox analyst, Jerry will be honored in a special pre-game ceremony before tonight’s game against Arizona.
The Giants have officially signed S Sammy Knight. According to someone familiar with the terms of the deal, it’s a three-year, $5.15-million contract with a $1.25-million signing bonus. Not a bad deal for both sides after Knight signed a one-year, $820k deal with Jacksonville last year. The person familiar with the deal also said Knight has been told he will be a starter, though it’s not clear if it’ll be at strong or free. Again, not that it matters much … Continue reading
The price for a 30-second commercial spot on television for the U.S Superbowl has risen to US$2.7 million. The Super Bowl this year will draw new advertisers, including Planters packaged nut company, Kraft Foods, Cars.com, an online auto classified advertising company, McClatchy, Tribune, Washington Post and Belo Corp. The advertisers expect to reach more than 90 million people in a single shot, something increasingly hard to do in any medium. Only the largest of television’s events: the Super Bowl, the … Continue reading