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Another pro athlete who likes golden locks? Alex Rodriguez. The third baseman is known for dating the likes of Madonna and Kate Hudson, but has a new piece of arm candy this season. Rumor has it he is currently dating Cameron Diaz. Yankee fans can hope she's an even bigger good luck charm than Hudson.
Oh the perks of being a professional athlete's girlfriend. Fancy dinners. Large pieces of jewelry. Estranged ex-wives? Gabrielle Union is learning first-hand that dating Dwyane Wade has its low points. The gloves are coming off in the divorce between the basketball star and Siohvaughn Wade, who has filed a suit against Union, claiming her relationship with D-Wade has caused the Miami Heat guard's two sons emotional distress.
Jarret Stoll sure likes his blondes. The center for the L.A. Kings, who was once engaged to Rachel Hunter, is now being linked to Melrose Place's Katie Cassidy. During an interview with Cassidy, Ryan Seacrest commented on the trend of hockey players dating actresses and Cassidy replied: "You have not seen a hockey player with his shirt off, obviously."
With every World Cup comes a photo shoot of soccer players...in their underwear. Vanity Fair has the honor this time around, with multiple World Cup participants posing in boxers decorated with their respective nation's flag, including coverboys Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal.
If you were hoping to one day root for Jeff Gordon, Jr., consider your dream squashed. While Jeff Gordon and wife Ingrid Vandebosch are expecting a boy come August, the driver insists his son will not share his namesake. "No Jr.," he said. "He's not going to be a Jr." One thing the expectant father didn't rule out? His son joining the family business.
In a poll recently conducted by makeup brand Max Factor, Victoria Beckham was voted the world's most glamorous celebrity. SI.com is conducting its own poll for the best-dressed athlete and, so far, Posh's hubby is in a close second behind LeBron James. Click here to cast your vote. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1004/best.dressed.athletes/content.1.html?eref=sihp
In town to tape an episode of Oprah, Justin Bieber threw out the first pitch at the May 3 Chicago White Sox game. While the teen heartthrob didn't throw a strike, the ball did make it to the plate without bouncing. Even luckier -- he even caught a foul ball that reached his suite. Ever the gentleman, Bieber gave it to a fan.
When players enter free agency, they usually look to their advisors, teammates and family for advice. But not Chris Bosh. He took to twitterverse, where he asked his tweeps this question: "Been wanting to ask. Where should I go next season and why?" The Toronto forward, perhaps recognizing the tone of the question, posted this 38 minutes later: "OK...Let me rephrase the question. Should I stay or should I go?"
What's the best way to rebound from a called-off engagement? Head to New York. And that's just what Sweedish Princess Madeleine did after she discovered her fiancé, Jonas Bergstrom, cheated on her. Why the draw to the Big Apple? Turns out, Madeleine is friends with star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.
Just in time for the NBA playoffs, a sports movie about comebacks. And who better to star than two rappers? Queen Latifa and Common join forces in Just Wright , a flic about a gold digger (Paula Patton), her friend (Latifa) and a basketball player (Common) who has to work his way back from a potential career-ending injury. The film, which comes out this Friday, has cameos by Dwight Howard and Dwyane Wade and throws in Celtics guard Rajon Rondo for good measure.