Brandon Pasquetti

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Richard Estes’s Paintings Appear More Real Than Photographs

A retrospective of Estes’s photorealistic paintings features panoramas more luminous and detailed than what many cameras can capture.<p>With so many art critics declaring painting dead, photorealism can seem especially unfashionable, if not downright outdated. But American artist Richard Estes has …

Art

“Jimi: All Is by My Side”: This is the weirdest rock biopic of all time

André Benjamin makes a memorable Jimi Hendrix in John Ridley’s near-experimental film — with no Hendrix songs<p>So John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “12 Years a Slave,” has made a movie about Jimi Hendrix that has <i>no</i> Jimi Hendrix music in it. As in, exactly none of Hendrix’s best-known …

Rugby players 'share towels, razors and bugs'

<b>Rugby players who share towels, razors or even ice baths are at risk of passing on serious skin infections, Public Health England experts warn.</b><p>An investigation at a Midlands rugby club found the PVL-MSSA bug had spread between players, giving rise to boils, abscesses and carbuncles.<p>And in serious …

Public Health England

Floyd Mayweather Has Himself to Blame for Waning Popularity and Interest

They say all good things come to an end, and that appears to be the case for Floyd Mayweather's empire.<p>Still the king of the hill, Mayweather is gradually losing his grip on his popularity. Now 37 years old as his career winds down, Money figures to reach 49-0 or 50-0 and hang up the gloves for …

Boxing

Taking the p*ss...Swiss goalkeeper drinks urine

In what newspaper <i>Blick</i> is calling a “Piss-Attacke,” news comes of a fourth tier match in Switzerland at which a goalkeeper’s water bottle was contaminated by urine.<p>The incident occurred during he weekend fixture between FC Muri and FC Baden.<p>At some point in the the second half the Baden fans behind …

Soccer

Outrage as politician calls Ronaldinho a monkey

Mexican politician, Carlos Trevino, has allegedly called Brazil legend, Ronaldinho, a ‘monkey’ after he got caught in traffic caused by Ronaldinho’s presentation in Querétaro’s match against Puebla.<p>“I try to be tolerant but I DETEST FOOTBALL and the dumbing down phenomenon it produces,” Treviño …

Soccer

Jalen Rose says Chris Webber needs to apologize over Michigan bad blood

Fab Five members continue to feud 20 years after the fact.<p>There's a lot of bad blood between Chris Webber and the other members of the "Fab Five," …

Joe Girardi: 'Pitch the right way'

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After a loss that saw three New York Yankees ejected and the benches clear, a "pissed" Joe Girardi accused the Tampa Bay Rays …

Baseball

Clint Dempsey wins first club trophy after scoring U.S. Open Cup final winner

The forward won the first piece of club silverware in his career, scoring the winning goal in the Seattle Sounders' extra-time victory against the Philadelphia Union.<p>CHESTER, Pa. — Clint Dempsey’s resume as a soccer player is one of the most impressive you will find among American players, past or …

NFL

Suspended slugger Chris Davis saves 2 people in traffic crash

This is about being in the right place at the right time, even if you're there because you were suspended.<p>Chris Davis is getting a lot done while serving a 25-game suspension for using Adderall, including lifting trucks off people in need.<p>The Orioles first baseman found himself at the scene of a …

Armour: NFL should be rattled by Budweiser statement

Now the NFL has real trouble on its hands.<p>Fed up with the league's woeful inconsistencies on domestic violence and its belligerent insistence on protecting misbehaving players, Anheuser-Busch took the NFL to task on Tuesday. No, it didn't say it was pulling its $1.2 billion, six-year contract – yet.<p>…

Giancarlo Stanton Shut Down for Rest of 2014 Season with Facial Injuries

As expected, Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced Wednesday that star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will miss the remainder of the 2014 MLB season. The news comes six days after Stanton was hit in the face by a fastball from Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers.<p>Joe Frisaro of MLB.com …

Milwaukee Brewers
Soccer
Soccer

Devon Still, Payton talk for first time

Devon Still and Sean Payton chatted Thursday morning on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" show for the first time since the New Orleans Saints coach …

Braves Fan Tries To Catch Foul Ball With Cap, Fails Miserably

Memo to baseball fans: Caps are for wearing, not for catching.<p>This Atlanta Braves fan learned that the hard way when a foul ball plunked him right in the nose during Wednesday's game at Turner Field in Atlanta. As the video above shows, he held his hat overhead with two hands to catch the ball but …

Football (U.S.)
Soccer

Appeals court will reconsider Barry Bonds' felony conviction

A federal appeals court appeared skeptical of arguments Thursday that former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds obstructed justice by giving a long-winded, digressive answer in testimony to a federal grand jury investigating illegal steroid distribution.<p>During a hearing, an 11-judge panel of …

Mayweather called before state panel

The Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered pound-for-pound king and licensed promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday to appear before the …

Boxing

Reggie Bush's comments on daughter could prompt investigation, experts say

Detroit Lions' star Reggie Bush's comments about “harshly” disciplining his 1-year-old daughter while taking care not to leave bruises are troubling enough to potentially merit an investigation, Michigan child welfare advocates told FoxNews.com.<p>The mercurial running back clarified his comments on …