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Bye Daddy -- Danica Patrick Loses Top NASCAR Sponsor

4/30/2015 4:23pm EDT
Danica Patrick
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Danica Patrick is losing her primary sponsor, GoDaddy.com, the webhosting service (we like these guys better anyway) service that has sponsored her number-10 Chevrolet race car.

Patrick is currently in the last year of her contract with Stewart-Haas Racing, and she'll be seeking out new sponsorship and hopes to re-sign with the racing organization and land a new sponsor.

"It is our intent to continue raising our performance bar with all four Stewart-Haas Racing teams and delivering results to our constituents now and in the future," executive VP Brett Frood said i...

Athlete Eye Candy - The Sexiest Legs, Butts & Abs In Sports

4/24/2014 3:00am EDT
Athlete Eye Candy - The Sexiest Legs, Butts & Abs In Sports
Not suprisingly, professional athletes have some of the best bodies in the world. They train daily to make sure their legs, arms, and abs (and other parts) are in peak physical condition. They don't just work out to look good - they work out to win.

Russian beauty Anna Kournikova has spent the last few years playing exhibition matches after retiring from competition at age 21 due to back and spinal injuries. Despite her lack of professional status, she is still one of the hottest athletes in the world.

She is known just as much for tennis as she is for her relationship with singer Enrique...

Danica Patrick To Co-Host American Country Awards, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' A Hit For Fox, The Dangers Of Lily Collins

9/18/2013 12:29pm EDT
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick is set to co-host the 2013 American Country Awards with singer Trace Adkins in December. The singer has hosted the show three times in the past, and is looking forward to working with the racing driver. "I can’t wait to see if I have what it takes to keep up with (her)," he said. (story)

AMC has announced that it will be splitting the final season of "Mad Men" over two years. So doesn't that just mean that there's two more seasons of "Mad Men" then? (story)

Jennifer Lopez showed up to Monday night's "Dancing with the Stars" to support pal Leah Remini. But the real story is ...

2013 ESPY Awards Fashion: Selena Gomez, Katherine Webb, Kerri Walsh & More

7/18/2013 12:00pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Famous athletes, actresses, and other notables flocked to the 2013 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm hosted the event.

Winners included LeBron James, who won three ESPYs; Serena Williams, who won two (including female athlete of the year); and Michael Phelps.

LeBron presented "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. Over the past few years she battled severe health problems - breast cancer and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), which required a bone marrow transplant.

As for fashion, many of the ladies opted for mini ...

Kids' Choice Awards Highlights: Slimings, Kristen Stewart, Winners, Fashion & More!

3/24/2013 7:58am EDT
2013 Kids Choice Awards
Kristen Stewart and One Direction dominated Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday night, landing two top awards each. The winners received special orange blimps as trophies.
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" star won Favorite Movie Actress, and she also picked up the Favorite Female Buttkicker award for "Snow White and the Huntsman." The 22-year-old was inadvertently covered in green goo after hugging award presenters Sandra Bullock and Neil Patrick Harris, who had been slimed.

U.K. boy band One Direction was unable to attend the ceremony because they were performing a ...

Danica Patrick Hit By Flying Rock

3/10/2013 4:45pm EDT
Danica Patrick
NASCAR driver and model Danica Patrick sought medical advice on Friday after she was struck on the head by a rock.

The brunette beauty was at a race in Las Vegas on Thursday night when the stone hit her "straight in the head", leaving her in pain.

Patrick, who was wearing a hat, spoke to medics on Friday and was later given the all-clear, according to the Associated Press.

Danica Patrick Makes History By Winning The Daytona 500 Pole Award

2/19/2013 1:56pm EST
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick made history on Sunday by becoming the first woman driver in the sport's history to land the pole position for a NASCAR Sprint Cup race; and she did it for the sport's biggest event -- the Daytona 500.

Patrick drove her Chevrolet SS 196.434 miles per hour to land the lead starting position at this year's race, which begins Sunday at 1pm. She'll be joined by Jeff Gordon, who came in second at the qualifying time trials, held this past Sunday.

"I was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl," Patrick told the Associated Press. "That was instilled in me from v...

Danica Patrick Stars in a Driver’s Ed Video for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Launch on Nintendo 3DS

2/13/2013 2:00pm EST
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick is back with all her new Sega friends.

To help launch Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed on the Nintendo 3DS (we reviewed the game on Xbox 360 recently), Danica Patrick recently participated in a spoof Driver’s Ed video:

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is out now on 3DS, as well as Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii U. The 3DS version includes exclusive bonus edition content such as “Metal Sonic as a playable character along with his transforming vehicle and Mod Pack, an additional Outrun Bay Track plus challenges and time trials and stickers for your in-game...

Sneak Peek: Watch The Commercials Airing During Super Bowl XLVII

2/1/2013 4:00pm EST
Bar Refaeil Go Daddy Super Bowl commercial
Over the years the commercials shown during the Super Bowl have become almost as big as the big game itself.

This year will be no different, with several companies trying to make the most of the millions of dollars spent on precious little airtime in hopes of leaving a big impression on consumers.

In recent years the game day ads have been showing up on sites like YouTube, giving viewers a chance to preview the ads days in advance, most likely to give those actually watching the game a chance to not miss anything during bathroom breaks and fridge-runs.

This year some companies, like Best...

Danica Patrick Dating Fellow Driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.

1/25/2013 11:41am EST
Danica Patrick
Racing driver and model Danica Patrick has moved on from her failed marriage by striking up a romance with a fellow NASCAR star.

The brunette beauty filed for divorce from her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal, last month after announcing their split in November, and she has now confirmed rumors she is dating another competitor, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.

Speculation about the pair's relationship has swirled in recent weeks, but Patrick insists she wanted to keep the news quiet to avoid distracting from the sport.

She tells the Associated Press, "I have a boyfriend, his name is Richar...

Danica Patrick On 'Jumping At The Opportunity' To Be In Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Videogame

12/10/2012 12:26pm EST
Danica Patrick
If you’re picking up Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed this holiday season for your children or even yourself, Danica Patrick thinks you should play it with other people.

“Games can be very solo kind of things,” Danica told me recently in New York City, “With this game, it’s easy to make it more of a family activity. I think that’s why it’s a great game for the holidays. And you can play me!”

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is a kart racing game from characters such as Sonic the Hedgehog and Knuckles. Wreck-It Ralph and Danica are two new faces that also join in on the fun.


Danica Patrick Files For Divorce

11/21/2012 9:42am EST
Danica Patrick
After seven years of marriage, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has filed for divorce. The race car driver and Paul Hospenthal wed in 2005.

Patrick announced on Facebook that the split was amicable. She wrote: "I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage. This isn't easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this. He has been an important person and friend in my life and that's how we will remain moving forward."

The couple became acquainted when physical therapist Hospenthal helped Patrick recover from a hip injury in 2002.


Exclusive Video: Danica Patrick on Appearing in SEGA’s Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

11/19/2012 1:18pm EST
Danica Patrick
In this exclusive video for Starpulse, Danica Patrick talks about her role in the new SEGA cart racing game, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. The video shows Patrick doing voice-over work for the game as well as filming a commercial.

NASCAR star Patrick is a playable character in the game, along with favorite SEGA characters such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Knuckles or AiAi. (Wreck-It Ralph also joins the game.)

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is available now on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U. We should have a review of the game up before the holidays.

ESPY Awards Highlights: Pitcher Brian Wilson & His Sasquatch Date, Jessica Biel & More!

7/12/2012 9:07am EDT
Brian Wilson & Sasquatch
The ESPY Awards celebrate the year's best athletes and moments in sports. Last night's winners of the 2012 event included basketball stars LeBron James (Male Athlete of the Year) and Brittney Griner (Female Athlete of the Year) and snowboarder Shaun White (Male Action Sports Athlete).

Other winners were Jonathan Quick (Best NHL player), David Beckham (Best MLS Player), Josh Hamilton (Best MLB Player), and Mario Gutierrez (Best Jockey) - he rode I'll Have Another to victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness.

San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson stole the red carpet by appearing wi...

Katy Perry, Selena Gomez & More Get Leggy On The Red Carpet At Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards (See Pics & Full List Of Winners)

4/1/2012 12:00pm EDT
Kid's Choice Awards
Mega-stars including Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, LMFAO and Justin Bieber reigned as this year's favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 31, 8-9:30 p.m. (ET/tape delayed for West Coast).

Hosted by international superstar, and 10-time KCA winner Will Smith, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles where kids' top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed through a flying blimp, silver robot and sword swallower. Smith ...

Danica Patrick Unscathed After Big Crash At Daytona 500 Qualifying Race

2/23/2012 10:36pm EST
Danica Patrick
Race ace and model Danica Patrick has been cleared to drive in this weekend's Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup challenge in Florida after she was involved in a nasty crash on the track on Thursday.

Patrick was among the top 10 racers when she crashed one lap from the end of a qualifying race, but she walked away from the wreckage of her Chevrolet to seek on-site medical attention.

After getting the all-clear from medics, Patrick talked to reporters and admitted she was lucky to escape the accident unscathed.

She said, "It felt pretty big. I don't know what it looked like, but it felt pretty...

Athletes & Celebs At The 19th Annual ESPY Awards (Photos)

7/14/2011 9:51am EDT
19th Annual Espy Awards
Last night's 19th Annual ESPY Awards in Los Angeles were a star-studded event. Baseball players mingled with actresses, and pop stars mingled with football stars.

As always, the women shone on the red carpet, but the guys looked pretty good too.

Check out the winners and fashion below!

Best Breakthrough Athlete: Blake Griffin (L.A. Clippers)
Best Championship Performance: Tim Thomas (Boston Bruins)
Best Upset: VCU
Best Male College Athlete: Jimmer Fredette
Best Male Athlete: Dirk Nowitzki
Best Female Athlete: Lindsey Vonn
Best Game: Eagles vs. Giants
Best Play: Abby Wambach (U....

Jack Black To Host 24th Annual Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

2/10/2011 2:02pm EST
Jack Black
Jack Black is back! For the third time in KCA's history, the always funny Jack will take viewers on a wild ride as he returns to host Nickelodeon's 2011 Kids' Choice Awards premiering live on Saturday, April 2, at 8:00 PM (ET).

Check out the complete list of nominees for the awards below and start voting for your favorites starting March 7th here!


Favorite TV Show

Big Time Rush iCarly The Suite Life on Deck Wizards of Waverly Place

Favorite Reality Show

American Idol America's Funniest Home Videos America's Got Talent Wipeout

Favorite TV Actor

Joe Jonas ...

Danica Patrick Is A Loser Amongst Winners

7/17/2010 6:03pm EDT
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick looked dazzling in blue on the red carpet at the 18th Annual ESPY Awards. We spotted the brown haired beauty smiling in an electric blue cocktail dress.

We thought the ESPYs were pretty much about celebrating winning and inspirational sports stories - not racecar drivers who come in 24th place all the time. That's right, she came in 24th in her last race; but Patrick is keeping her spirits high after finishing at the back of the pack in last week's Nationwide series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Why? Because it was her best finish in five starts in NASCAR's second-tier serie...

Slideshow: Kentucky Derby Hat Fashion - Who Wore It Best?

5/4/2009 2:20pm EDT
Brooke Shields
Check out the hats celebrities wore to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. Who wore the best (or worst!) hat? Click through our photo slideshow, and let us know!

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Kids' Choice Award Nominees

2/6/2009 10:21am EST
Miley Cyrus
Nickelodeon unfolds the luminous list of the 2009 Kids’ Choice Award Nominees. This year, when kids honor their favorites from the worlds of film, music, TV and sports – and go green amid massive slime showers - action star host, Dwayne Johnson, will rock at the helm.

The nominees for Nickelodeon’s 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are:


Favorite Movie

Bedtime Stories

The Dark Knight

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Iron Man

Favorite Movie Actor

Jim Carrey (Yes Man)

George Lopez (Beverly Hills Chihuahua)


Slideshow: Sexy Athletes

8/4/2008 8:45am EDT
Andy Roddick
These athletes not only play sports remarkably well - they also look remarkable. With the Olympics starting Aug. 8, what better way to celebrate an athlete than to celebrate his or her sexiness. Click through our photo slideshow featuring 10 hard working and hard bodied athletes.

Tennis star Anna Kournikova

-Anna Kournikova Pictures

WWE superstar John Cena

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Tennis star Maria Sharapova

-Maria Sharapova Pictures

Soccer star David Beckham

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List Of The Winners Of The 21st Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

3/31/2008 10:07am EDT
Jason Lee
A complete list of winners at the 21st annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards:

Movie: ''Alvin and the Chipmunks''

Male Movie Star: Johnny Depp (''The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'')

Animated Movie: ''Ratatouille''

Female Movie Star: Jessica Alba (''Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer'')

Voice From an Animated Movie: Eddie Murphy (''Shrek the Third'')

Song: ''Girlfriend'' (Avril Lavigne)

Male Singer: Chris Brown

Music Group: Jonas Brothers

Female Singer: Miley Cyrus

TV Show: ''Drake & Josh''

Reality Show: ''American Ido...

Celebrity Birthdays, March 25

3/25/2007 3:00am EDT
Marcia Cross
Happy Birthday to Aly & A.J. sister Alyson Michalka (1989), Indycar race driver Danica Patrick (1982), rapper Juvenile (1976), "Saved By The Bell" actress Lark Voorhies (1974), baseball pitcher Tom Glavine (1966), "Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), "The Practice" actress Lisa Gay Hamilton (1964), "Desperate Housewife" Marcia Cross (1962), prolific pianist Sir Elton John (1947), "Die Hard" actress Bonnie Bedelia (1946), "Starsky & Hutch" star Paul Michael Glaser (1943), 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin (1942), "Lawrence of Arabia" director David Lean (1908; d. 1991), and Ita...

Celebrity Birthdays, March 25

3/25/2006 3:07am EST
Marcia Cross
Happy Birthday to Aly & A.J. sister Alyson Michalka (1989), Indycar race driver Danica Patrick (1982), rapper Juvenile (1976), "Saved By The Bell" actress Lark Voorhies (1974), baseball pitcher Tom Glavine (1966), "Sex and the City" star Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), "The Practice" actress Lisa Gay Hamilton (1964), "Desperate Housewife" Marcia Cross (1962), prolific pianist Sir Elton John (1947), "Die Hard" actress Bonnie Bedelia (1946), "Starsky & Hutch" star Paul Michael Glaser (1943), 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin (1942), "Lawrence of Arabia" director David Lean (1908; d. 1991), and Ita...