| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Vanilla Ice has made a career out of being embarrassing in a wholly self-aware way. The rapper’s latest foray into cringe-inducing territory? Shucking and jiving for Kraft macaroni and cheese.
Ice lends his “Ninja Rap” to a new...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The Southern Section basketball playoff pairings were released Sunday, and one of the most intriguing teams is Mark Keppel of Alhambra, whose coach, Hung Duong, escaped Vietnam in 1978 on a boat with his parents and five siblings and has grown up to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:56 PM
NEW YORK -- The Super Bowl? The Olympics? Baseball's steroid scandal? All or none of the above? We're not sure exactly what athletic endeavors inspired the "Gentle Monsters" collection Jeremy Scott sent down the runway at Milk Studios on Wednesday, but...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The $69-million opening of "The Lego Movie" last weekend has Hollywood film studios scanning the aisles of toy stores for the next hit.
In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children's products have found major box-...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The beautiful game first revealed itself to Franklin Sirmans in the lightning-bolt shots of Giorgio Chinaglia. In the gazelle-like strides of Franz Beckenbauer. And in the audacious inventiveness of the Brazilian forward Pelé.
It was the late 1970s, and...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Photographer Peter Lindbergh and actresses Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson were honored for their contributions to the Foundation for AIDS Research on Wednesday night at amFAR's New York Gala. Grace Jones performed, wearing a fur, a leotard and a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:33 PM
If the 2013 NBA draft was a wine vintage, retailers would already have their "Big Clearance Sale!" signs up to help make way for the highly anticipated crop next June.
The early returns from this season's rookie class indicate this was one of the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Adidas and the NBA have unveiled the 2014 NBA All-Star game uniforms, which will be short-sleeved jerseys in vibrant colors with unique decals honoring New Orleans, the host city.
An official release on NBA.com said "the uniforms are inspired by New...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Los Angeles-based designer Jeremy Scott, who was appointed creative director at Italian luxury brand Moschino in October, gave buyers and the media a taste of what's to come with his pre-fall collection lookbook, which went out this week.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
In store after store, signs trumpeted 50%-off deals, buy-one-get-one-free promotions and free gift cards with purchases. Shoppers scuttled past holiday decorations with bags hanging from their hands to their elbows. A little girl at Old Navy begged her...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The World Series, which begins Wednesday at Fenway Park, will pit the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals in a battle for the Major League Baseball championship. The on-the-field rivalry has inspired a face-off off the field -- between the...