Well, someone had to be the first active professional athlete to sashay out of the closet; and former Washington Wizards center Jason Collins says he’s happy to be the one. Collins, an NBA hoopster since 2001, has made history as the nation’s first openly gay professional athlete.
A Valentine’s Day murder or a terrible accident? Olympian Oscar Pistorius has been arrested and charged in the death of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, who was shot inside the athlete’s South African home early Thursday.
Two-time skiing world champion Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to an Austrian hospital Tuesday after crashing during the Alpine World Championships. This isn’t the first time the Vancouver downhill gold medalist has been injured on the slopes, but this is undoubtedly the most serious injury of Vonn’s career. A doctor speaking on behalf of the team reported significant damage to at least two ligaments in Vonn’s right knee, which will require surgery.
The newly single Vonn recently made headlines for her rumored romance with serious philanderer Tiger Woods.
With her two and a half hour gabfest with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in the can, Oprah Winfrey discussed the interview on CBS This Morning Tuesday. The Queen of Talk covered so much ground during the tense, “no holds barred” talks that she plans to present it in two shows.