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Strasburg…The National’s pitching wonder…Makes the SI cover….

The question is …..

Can he keep it going?

Can he carry the team?

Stephen Strasburg is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, at least for everyone not in the Chicago market. This is, I believe, the first time a member of the Nats has been the primary subject of an SI cover. (UPDATE: Svlurga writes in to say that Ryan Zimmerman appeared onthe fold-out portion of this cover. My bad.)

It’s also only the second time a D.C. pro athlete has been featured on SI’s cover since this blog began in 2006.

In those five years, I believe this is the sixth time a D.C. athlete has been featured, though it’s certainly possible I’ve missed some.

But let’s put to lie this notion of an SI cover jinx, at least as far as D.C. athletes are concerned.

More….

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June 15, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Health, Media, Men, Sports, Updates | , , , | 8 Comments

Strasburg…The National's pitching wonder…Makes the SI cover….

The question is …..

Can he keep it going?

Can he carry the team?

Stephen Strasburg is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, at least for everyone not in the Chicago market. This is, I believe, the first time a member of the Nats has been the primary subject of an SI cover. (UPDATE: Svlurga writes in to say that Ryan Zimmerman appeared onthe fold-out portion of this cover. My bad.)

It’s also only the second time a D.C. pro athlete has been featured on SI’s cover since this blog began in 2006.

In those five years, I believe this is the sixth time a D.C. athlete has been featured, though it’s certainly possible I’ve missed some.

But let’s put to lie this notion of an SI cover jinx, at least as far as D.C. athletes are concerned.

More….

June 15, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Health, Media, Men, Sports, Updates | , , , | 8 Comments

Ah, What the Heck!……Valeria Mazza and Tyra Banks!

<strong>Valeria Mazza and Tyra Banks, South Africa, 1995</strong> <br/><br/> "To me this was the perfect cover. It has all the ingredients you want: sun, ocean, sand and beautiful girls."

From Sports Illustrated……

May 15, 2010 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Travel, Women | , , | 3 Comments

Brooklyn Decker makes the Sports Illustrated Cover!…….

Model Brooklyn Decker landed the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover this year.

The 22-year-old wife of tennis star Andy Roddick said being chosen for the front is “the news of a lifetime.”

The cover photo of Decker smiling in a yellow bikini is a departure from the more sultry look that SI had gone for the past few years, she said. She compared it to covers from the 1980s or ’90s, when Elle Macpherson won her covers with a friendly, sun-loving look.

SI keeps the cover photo a secret — even from the models — until less than 24 hours before it’s revealed. Decker said now the mad dash was on to find outfits for TV appearances that will come with the gig. (Her closet of swimsuits wasn’t right for winter, she joked.)

As for Roddick? He’s relieved the five-time SI Swimsuit model can check the cover-girl box and won’t be as nervous next February when the next edition comes out.

Decker says she is an avid sports fan, and, as a teenager in North Carolina, ran hurdles for the track team, played soccer and participated in competitive cheerleading. She has no great diet or exercise secret, she said, other than to be active and eat sensibly.

“I still don’t know the formula for the cover,” she added. “It’s luck, the perfect suit and perfect storm to get it.”

February 9, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Family, Health, Media, Men, Other Things, Sports, Updates, Women | , | Leave a comment

Sports Illustrated Cover to be announced on David Letterman's Monday, February 8th show….

Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman's show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by...

Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman’s show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by…

Want to see more SI covers?……Here’s the link…….…..

February 6, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Sports, Updates, Women | , , | 1 Comment

Sports Illustrated Cover to be announced on David Letterman’s Monday, February 8th show….

Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman's show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by...

Who will be the next beauty to grace the cover (and launch her career off) of the Sports Illustrated swim suit cover? The cover girl will be announced Monday on Davdi Letterman’s show, but until then, we have the following: Hilary Rhoda (above) will be in the swim suit issue which goes on sale Feb. 9, 2010. She will be joined by…

Want to see more SI covers?……Here’s the link…….…..

February 6, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Sports, Updates, Women | , , | 1 Comment

Former Victoria's Secret model Stephanie Seymour's troubled marraige breakup…and by the way she still looks good….

The 41 year old former Victoria Secret, Sports Illustrated and Playboy model Stephanie Seymour married a man 22 years older than her..and had three children with him…but like the Gosselin’s, when things fall out of till and go south they can get nasty…very nasty….

Anyways….after all the rancor and three kids..the lady looks great…as you can see…….

November 10, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Other Things, Sports | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Former Victoria’s Secret model Stephanie Seymour’s troubled marraige breakup…and by the way she still looks good….

The 41 year old former Victoria Secret, Sports Illustrated and Playboy model Stephanie Seymour married a man 22 years older than her..and had three children with him…but like the Gosselin’s, when things fall out of till and go south they can get nasty…very nasty….

Anyways….after all the rancor and three kids..the lady looks great…as you can see…….

November 10, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Other Things, Sports | , , , , , , | Leave a comment