Topic: basketball

Pro Basketball Player JJ Redick Reportedly Had “Abortion Contract” With Girlfriend

Pro Basketball Player JJ Redick Reportedly Had "Abortion Contract" With Girlfriend

e have no idea how to write an irreverent lede for a story like this, so let’s just get down to brass tacks: back in 2007, Milwaukee Bucks player JJ Redick reportedly entered into what media outlets are calling an “abortion contract” with onetime girlfriend Vanessa Lopez, model and former mistress to Shaquille O’Neal. Lopez, we deduce from the documents, had gotten pregnant and the newly-surfaced paperwork represents an agreement between she and Redick that she’d receive an abortion. And prizes! More »

Gallery: Michelle Obama Looks Stylish Even When Playing Basketball

Gallery: Michelle Obama Looks Stylish Even When Playing Basketball

At a recent event for her “Let’s Move!” campaign in Charlotte, North Carolina, Michelle Obama looked quite sharp in a white button-down, black tapered pants, and a few shiny pieces of jewelry. Of course, true beauty comes from within, and Michelle Obama seems to have a lovely heart, too, what with helping children stay healthy and all. “There’s no better way than basketball to illustrate the point (of staying healthy.) We are a basketball family and my husband is a crazy fanatic about basketball,” she said, before totally dominating the court. Plus, she hugged some adorable kids. Take a look! More »

When Not to Break Up: When Your Kid Is Born

When Not to Break Up: When Your Kid Is Born

Basketball player Steve Nash, whom I have only heard of because I a) work with Canadians and b) he’s mentioned in a Nelly Furtado song, and his wife announced their split today. While it’s nothing unusual for a celebrity to get a divorce, there is one particularly noteworthy about this particular breakup announcement: it came as the P.S. in Nash and wife Alejandra’s press release about the birth of their son. More »