| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Movie directors can come across as all sorts of personalities — arrogant, collegial, mercurial, dictatorial. Filmmaker Henry-Alex Rubin arrived on the set of "Disconnect", his first narrative feature, striking an unusual pose: clueless.
"I have no...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Was it the public outcry that got to him, or Reebok's decision to drop him as a pitchman? In either case, rapper-mogul Rick Ross has issued an apology for lyrics contained in his guest appearance with rapper Rocko on the track "U.O.E.N.O" that seemed to...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Inside Lacrosse magazine has announced plans for the second annual Powerball Lacrosse Tournament for men’s and women’s adult club players, with major changes that will benefit a charity and open up competition for college players.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:04 AM
NFL players of size -- including some Ravens -- are saying that the new Nike jerseys are less than flattering to their figures.
In a word -- they make them feel fat.
A funny Wall Street Journal story says unlike the old Reebok jerseys, the new ones made...
| Oct 5, 2012
Jersey War on the Gridiron!
Forget about the Defensive Line, it's more like the Defensive Whine! Instead of worrying about the next play, some NFL players are wondering "Does this uniform make me look fat?!" The larger than life players are too large for...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody became national talk radio fodder Friday after he and a pair of teammates were quoted in a Wall Street Journal article entitled “Does this New Uniform Make Me Look Fat?”
In the article, Cody said he didn'...
| Jan 13, 2012
In 1978, Byron Donzis walked into a Houston hospital looking for Dan Pastorini, the Houston Oilers' prized quarterback who was laid up with three broken ribs from a recent game. Donzis was wearing a trench coat and carrying a large bag. He was accompanied...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:52 PM
It turns out wearing sneakers - without exercising - won't get you in shape.
Skechers USA has agreed to a $40 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for making that claim.
The shoe company had claimed its Shape-ups sneakers would help...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jennifer Vaughn needed to get in shape after law school. Emily McCart wanted a break from running.
Punching, jabbing and kicking a heavy boxing bag turned out to be just the workout they were looking for.
For women who crave an...
| Jan 2, 2012
There is a word in fitness/health/weight loss marketing that is toxic. Sometimes it is blatant, other times implied. I hate this word. The word is "only."
You have to work out only this teeny bit to get amazing results. You only have to take this pill to...