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  • American runner criticizes Russia's anti-gay law after winning medal in Moscow

    American runner criticizes Russia's anti-gay law after winning medal in Moscow
    After Nick Symmonds won a silver medal at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, the American distance runner became the first foreign athlete to openly condemn Russia's anti-gay law on Russian soil. And so far, for what it's worth, he hasn't been...
  • 'Mayor' of Sochi Olympic Village criticizes athletes for supporting LGBT rights

    'Mayor' of Sochi Olympic Village criticizes athletes for supporting LGBT rights
    Russian pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva, who is tasked with welcoming international athletes at one of Sochi's two Olympic Villages in 2014, criticized fellow athletes Thursday for painting their fingernails in rainbow colors to support LGBT...
  • HBO welcomes the dragons at 'Game of Thrones' premiere

    "YOU WAITED too long!" That line, delivered with withering dismissal by Lena Headey (aka Cersei Lannister) in the first episode of the fourth season of HBO's "Game of Thrones," received a wildly hearty burst of applause from the audience gathered at NYC's...
  • Ashley Wagner's bumpy but determined drive to the Olympics

    Ashley Wagner's bumpy but determined drive to the Olympics
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ten Olympic figure skating gold medalists lined up side by side at the Izod Center to rehearse their introductions for a show called "Tribute to American Legends of the Ice." At one end was two-time Olympic champion Dick...
  • Liza Minnelli silenced, but for a good reason

    "Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
  • Lana and Kim -- Turner Classic Movies goes blond for the summer!

    "NO MATTER my reputation, D'Artagnan, I don't take love lightly." That was Lana Turner wooing -- for evil purposes, natch -- Gene Kelly in the lush Technicolor 1948 version of "The Three Musketeers." (Even in 1948, pre-Johnny Stompanato, this line drew...
  • Will 'Bell, Book and Candle' cast a big-screen spell again?

    "THE BEST part about being over 40 is that we did most of our stupid stuff before the Internet!" offers ace reporter Nancy Collins. THE OTHER day, after we wrote about Kim Novak's upcoming tribute on Turner Classic Movies, film producer Jay Weston...
  • Barrett aims for right notes at U.S. track and field championships

    Brigetta Barett is accustomed to hitting high notes, athletically and artistically. Barrett, who won a silver medal in the women’s high jump at the London Olympics last summer and is a six-time NCAA champion, sang the national anthem before...