There were a lot of head-turning celebrities at Monday night's big-time fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute.
They didn't nickname this annual event the "Oscars of the East" for nothing.
The red carpet was filled with all the beautiful people wearing anything by everyone— including actresses Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Alba and singer Beyonce. Even big time athletes including Tom Brady (with wife and Patriots receivers coach Gisele Bundchen), Victor Cruz, Carmelo Anthony and Amare' Stoudemire (wearing this season's latest fashion accessory— the hand bandage) made the scene.
Once again, a lot of the attention seemed to directed at New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow who wore a Ralph Lauren blue label tux while strutting down the carpet.
While Tebow joked that it took him only "12 minutes" to get ready, he got serious when he was asked about the suicide of retired NFL star Junior Seau.
Tebow took time out during the gala to turn the talk away from his attire and reminisce about the football great.
"So many young athletes like myself looked up to him and watched him." said Tebow.
"I met him one day after he came to the Florida-Georgia game when he played then and just had the best time with him afterwards and I'm just extremely sad for him and his family and wish him support and I know I'll be praying for him."
In case you're wondering, Rihanna was in a long-sleeved black snakeskin dress by Tom Ford.
Several hundred people have taken part in a paddle-out in front of Junior Seau's Southern California home to pay tribute to the former NFL linebacker.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/LpeO5y ) that participants at Sunday's seaside memorial included Seau's former teammate Drew Brees, who played quarterback for the San Diego Chargers when Seau was the star...
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, who is the tenth and current Archbishop of New York, joined Twitter early Tuesday evening and instead of utilizing his first tweet to praise God or impart ecclesiastical wisdom upon the Twitterverse, opted instead to crack a joke in the name of Tim Tebow, the New York Jets quarterback who some [...]
Junior Seau’s friends and family took to the water Sunday to pay tribute to the former NFL linebacker, who was also an avid surfer and paddle boarder following his playing days for the San Diego Chargers.
The 43-year-old Seau stunned the San Diego area and the NFL community when he reportedly committed suicide at his Oceanside beach house on Wednesday.
During Sunday’s ceremony...
SAN DIEGO—When families are deep in the grieving process decisions are often made that are regretted later.
Within Junior Seau’s family one such decision that they are pulling away from is allowing his brain to be used for research.
Please click the link below to read the rest of this article and to watch an inspiring press conference of Junior's.
"Saturday Night Live" poked some fun last night at New York Jets Tim Tebow plus several other NFL players including Eli Manning, Victor Cruz, Ray Lewis and Troy Polamalu during their EA Sports video game skit.
Before he was leading the New Orleans Saints to glory, Drew Brees played for the San Diego Chargers. During his two campaigns there he got to know LB Junior Seau.
Please click the below to read the rest of this story and watch a recap of the recent events regarding Junior Seau.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was among 200 surfers who paid tribute to Junior Seau on Sunday with a "paddle out" on the beachfront outside the Oceanside, Calif., home of the former NFL star.
The longtime San Diego Chargers player died Wednesday at the age of 43 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.
Brees, who played with Seau for two seasons at...
One night after walking the red carpet with A-listers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Tim Tebow was spotted downing red meat with his O-line at a Manhattan steak house along with New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and Mark Sanchez.
Although Sanchez— the Jets starting quarterback— and Tebow, who will be competing with him for playing time this season...
As the NFL mourns the loss of LB Junior Seau, it is time for a serious introspective discussion on whether or not the NFL, or even the game of football in general can survive the current concussion crisis. The NFL is currently scrambling in order to “make the game safer”, but this isn’t the first time in history the game of football has been under fire as being unsafe. This...
When former San Diego Chargers All-Pro linebacker Junior Seau took his own life last week, one of the biggest concerns raised was how football players transition out of the sport after retirement. After all, when your entire life has been structured since you were a young child, it isn’t always easy knowing how to handle yourself when someone isn’t there to tell you when to...
Following the death of Junior Seau, the NFL once again finds itself at the middle of a debate that some believe will be the downfall of the National Football League. That debate, of course, is, how liable is the NFL in regard to former players' ongoing struggles following their years in the league?
There has been a number of major figures on both sides of the debate. Some say...
Normally I’d begin my parade through the past week in sports with a witty, erudite observation on what’s transpired over the past few days. I’d toss a bit of snark at something or someone unfortunate enough to attract my interest and fire up my sense of humor. I may still get there, but I find myself in a decidedly non-snarky state of mind at the outset.
Junior Seau’s senseless...
This is Part Two in my look at the State of the NFL following the death of Junior Seau and the repercussions from ‘BountyGate.’
In Part One, I addressed the fact that players, owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell must come together to do something for players who leave the game for good. Whether it be in the form of lectures, classes, financial stability lessons or a combination...
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