Daily Archives: November 8, 2012

Wladimir Klitschko will honor Manny Steward and violently knockout Mariusz Wach on Satuday

In honor of International Boxing Hall of Fame trainer Manny Steward who died last month from a short battle with diverticulitis at the age of 68, The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion “Dr. Steelhammer” Wladimir Klitschko will knockout mammoth Polish fighter “The Viking” Mariusz Wach within nine rounds on Saturday at the O2 World Arena in Hamburg, Germany. “In the past nine years that I have spent with Emanuel Steward – and in those nine years I have spent more time with him than with my father which is a fact – I have learned a lot,” … Continue reading

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Birthday babe of the week – Vanessa Minnillo

Exotic beaver, scintillating eye-candy and wannabe actress Vanessa Minnillo will turn 32 on Friday, November 9. The 5-foot-7 Minnillo, of Italian, Irish and Filipino descent, was born on the Clark Air Base in Pampanga, Philippines. Although constantly in transition, Minnillo somewhat settled in “The Palmetto State” and was crowned Miss South Carolina Teen USA in 1998. As wondrous wool with a perky rack requiring the support of a size 36B bra, Minnillo, a fixture in numerous men’s periodicals, landed a job as a correspondent on Entertainment Tonight from 2005 to 2007. On a personal level, Minnillo took hot beef injections … Continue reading

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Memorable sports moment of the week – Magic Johnson announces he has acquired HIV and will immediately retire from the NBA

21 years ago today on November 7, 1991, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson held a press conference to announce he had tested positive for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, and would immediately retire from the NBA. Only five months earlier, the then 32-year-old Johnson, who the Lakers took out of Michigan State University with the first overall pick in the 1979 draft, guided Los Angeles to the NBA Finals against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. At the time, it was believed that the 6-foot-9 Johnson, a 12-time All-Star who was named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Notorious New York Yankees bust Brien Taylor is sentenced to 38 months in prison for peddling rock

After pleading guilty to distributing crack cocaine in August, shopworn New York Yankees pitching prospect Brien Taylor was sentenced today to 38 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Louise W. Flanagan in New Bern, North Carolina. The 40-year-old Taylor, a southpaw who the Yankees selected with the first overall pick in the 1991 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft, was pinched in March peddling boatloads of rock to undercover narcotics agents working for the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office. Taylor, who was named after the primary character in the classic flick Brian’s Song, consistently threw 99 mph and many scouts … Continue reading

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