» “ASIDE FROM IT HAVING almost nothing to do with soccer, it’s actually a pretty fun idea. Even if you’re not a Fulham fan, it’s a cool, quirky tourist attraction that will certainly draw some folks out to the stadium. Plus, we need more eccentric owners in pro sports. If the rich Russian guy from the DirecTV commercials could buy a team, I’d be all for it.”
— Blacksportsonline.com has no problems with Mohamed Al-Fayed, the owner of Fulham Football Club in the Barclays Premier League, erecting a statue of Michael Jackson outside of Craven Cottage Stadium in London. Al-Fayed and Jackson were friends.
» “SNOOKI WAS PAID $32,000 TO SPEAK at Rutgers University this past week. Highway robbery? Yes. Less than she makes at club appearances? Yes. … One more bit of information to make you nauseous: Snooks was paid more than Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison, who will only pocket $30K at this year’s graduation.”
— AnythingHollywood.com was stunned to learn that the New Jersey state school paid more to a reality-show TV star than to a Nobel- and Pulitzer prize-winning author.
» “NOT SINCE THE FIRST IPHONE was rolled out in 2007 has there been so much chatter about one gadget. There have been so many rumors about the iPhone 5, it’s difficult to keep them all straight.”
— Mashable.com is getting a bit tired of all the speculation about the iPhone 5, including the rumor that Sony will be making an 8MP camera for the phone latest installment.
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