| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Now that Howard Kurtz is leaving CNN for Fox News Channel, things might be getting animated around the water cooler at Rupert Murdoch's cable news network.
Kurtz, a media critic and the host since 1998 of CNN's journalism roundtable "Reliable Sources,"...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Three Atlanta radio hosts were fired Monday evening after making fun of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason, who is now confined to a wheelchair as he battles ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Gleason wrote a column for Sports...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
National political leaders, gay rights groups and entertainment icons on Monday spoke in support of Jason Collins, the first active professional athlete to come out as gay.
The 34-year-old Los Angeles native, who helped lead Harvard-Westlake School to...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
NBA center Jason Collins made headline news Monday for revealing in Sports Illustrated that he’s gay
But who cares?
I don’t want to sound flip. I absolutely admire his courage. I just find it lamentable that in this day and age, Collins,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Superior Court Judge Teri L. Jackson, NBA center Jason Collins' very proud aunt, said that her nephew's family pedigree is one of firsts and of fighting discrimination.
Her parents -- Collins' grandparents -- were active in the civil...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Hall of Fame football player David "Deacon" Jones, one of the Los Angeles Rams' heralded Fearsome Foursome whose outspoken persona and relentless pursuit of quarterbacks helped turn defensive linemen into stars, died Monday of natural causes at his home...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress -- the one she wore as an 18-year-old when she married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 -- is slated to be sold at auction at Christie's in London on June 26. The gown, a gift to Taylor from MGM and designed by costume...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 10:50 AM
NBA center Jason Collins made history on Monday, becoming the first athlete in one of the big four American professional sports leagues — NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL — to declare he is openly gay while still an active player.
| May 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
On Monday, Jason Collins secured his role in the history books as the first openly gay player in the NBA. Despite the perception of widespread homophobia in the world of professional sports, Collins’ coming out, via an essay in Sports Illustrated,...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The person who called PGA Tour officials and reported an infraction that Tiger Woods committed during the Masters this year has been identified by Sports Illustrated: David Eger, who has won four times on the over-50 Champions Tour.
On the second day of...
| May 5, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Instead of probing how other media outlets are doing their jobs, CNN media critic Howard Kurtz spent a big chunk of his Sunday morning show "Reliable Sources" being questioned about his own work.
Kurtz took heat last week for a piece he wrote for the...