Madonna held a charity event Wednesday night, and two intriguing stories came out of it. One, Salma Hayekbid $350,000 for a one hour soccer lesson with David Beckham. We think Beckham should pay to spend one hour with Salma Hayek. The other amusing tale: According to the New York Daily News, Madonna introduced her 11-year-old daughter to Alex Rodriguez, who invited the girl to a game. The paper reports that the girl was "underwhelmed," and A-Rod tried to make the save by saying "Well, bring your dad. He might get into it." Even after a monster season, A-Rod is still having trouble with that popularity thing.
We recently learned that 2008 is the Chinese Year of the Rat. But as Flatusyahu.com points out, 2007 was the year of the rat in sports. And it's using some amazing Photoshop skills to point this out. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
Gilbert Arenasrecently revealed some interesting things to Men's Journal. For example, his favorite drink is a combination of half Corona and half Shirley Temple. He calls it the Agent Zero. However, we can't really describe the other revelation in the article. (Warning: Link contains strong language.)
When Sports World's Collide
EndZoneBuzz is putting together a football team by using players from other sports. They have Yao Ming at defensive tackle. We would've put him at wideout and just thrown a jump ball on every play. (Thanks to Kyle in St. Louis for sending us the link.)
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