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04/19/2007


World Cup Photo: Bill Clinton and Carlos Bocanegra Share a Bud

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More Bocanegra here.

(via luke winn's twitter)


Sportraits: U.S. World Cup Team Hunks

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Interview magazine takes a look at five of the U.S. World Cup team stars and showcases some of their favorite things. Picture here, Carlos Bocanegra and Oguchi Onweyu.

Says Bocanegra of what he'd do if he didn't play soccer: "It’d be pretty cool to teach high school history. My favorite period is the Roman times. Just real rugged and manly men. You know, ripping meat apart with their teeth."

Three more players, AFTER THE JUMP...

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News: Ancient Leather Shoes, Sarah Palin, Pat Robertson, World Cup

 road Five people were arrested in Portland for an anti-gay crime a couple of days ago. Mug shots of the alleged assailants, complete with bad hair styles, are here.

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 road World's oldest leather shoe found 5,500 years later.

 road USA vs. England in the Word Cup: it's a tie

 road The Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany finds itself amidst controversy surrounding a rainbow flag hanging outside of the building in honor of  Gay and Lesbian Pride month. Says one veteran: "It doesn't even represent gay veterans. You're at a VA hospital, represent the veterans." In the past, other flags have previously hung on that spot, such as one for the American Cancer Society.

 road Kellan Lutz has kinky fans who are into handcuffs.

 road Alex Rodriguez and Ricky Martin are now neighbors.

 road Pat Robertson's sexist advice to a woman whose husband flirts with other women: "first thing is you need to make yourself as attractive as possible and don’t hassle him about it."

 road Sarah Palin puts the kibosh on rumors she got breast implants.

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 road An arrest warrant has been issued for amateur gay porn model Jason Andrews for his involvement in the murder a tattoo shop owner in Florida.

 road National Gay and Lesbian Task Force criticizes the decision yesterday by the HHS Advisory Committee to retain the ban on gay blood donations: "This decision is outrageous, irresponsible and archaic. We expect more out of this advisory committee and this administration than to uphold an unnecessarily discriminatory policy from another era."

 road First hockey player Chris Pronger gets a skirt photo-shopped onto his torso. Now someone's written "Pronger is gay" on a white board in the Blackhawks locker room

 road Quake, tsunami warning hit India.

 road Tom Cruise ditches his shirt while shooting a commercial for ESPN.

 road Watch a full minute of the new Twilight movie.


Watch: David Beckham Visits the Star Wars Cantina

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Since Nike had to put together an epic World Cup ad, so did Adidas.

Adidas ad takes us to the Star Wars cantina for an intergalactic 2010 FIFA World Cup™ viewing party featuring Beckham, Daft Punk, Snoop Dogg, Franz Beckenbauer, Noel Gallagher, Ian Brown, Ciara, Jay Baruchel, DJ Neil Armstrong and a few of the Star Wars favorites.

Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Dutch World Cup T-Shirts Scream: Show Us Your Nips

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Loving these Dutch World Cup T-shirts, for obvious reasons.

 

Swiss Soccer Widow Bait Now Online

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The Swiss Tourism ad I posted about last week, targeted at women whose husbands may be preoccupied with football during this summer's World Cup, is now online. Aside from the hunky men and the brief glimpse of German football star Michael Ballack, I love the fact that the male Reuters reporter gets all giddy about the parade of beefcake. Says Reuters' Ben Fajzullin: "Could be more exciting than the event itself!"

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