Even a buff soccer hottie like David Beckham cries every once in awhile.
Former golf champion and longtime CBS Sports golf analyst Ken Venturi died on Friday. He was 82.
Venturi died at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif., his son told the San Francisco Chronicle. He recently had developed a series of infections in his back and required surgery.
Venturi started his golf career in the 1950s, and as an amateur, he almost won the 1956 Masters. He won the U.S. Open in 1964.
The principled and plainspoken Venturi eventually became a golf commentator for CBS Sports and stayed with the network for 35 years until his retirement in 2002.
Venturi was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame but was unable to attend the May 6 induction ceremony.
Venturi is survived his wife of 10 years, Kathleen, and his two sons. Matt Venturi said services were pending.
Much-loved NASCAR driver Dick Trickle has died of an apparent suicide. He was 71.People magazine how the tragedy unfolded. Authorities received a call from a man believed to be Trickle, who told them, “there would be a dead body and it would be his.” When police tried to call the number back, no one answered.
Soccer star David Beckham announced on Thursday that after this season, he will be retiring from the sport.
Writing on his Facebook page, Beckham said, “I'm thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level… I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back."
It looked like the makings of a catfight when Elisha Cuthbert turned to fellow hockey wife April Reimer and gave her an epic eye-roll at the Toronto Leafs game against the Boston Bruins. April appeared to hit back by shooting daggers at the actress.
To make matters worse, the eye rolls and glares all went down right after the Leafs lost the quarterfinals game. A bad play involving Elisha’s fiancé, defenseman Dion Phaneuf, led to the Bruins getting a puck past April’s husband, goalie James Reimer.
Carolyn Moos, the former fiancée of Jason Collins, revealed to Piers Morgan on Monday that the NBA star, who publicly announced he was gay this week, did not apologize for lying to her while they were together.
Moos told Piers, “I think he's in the process of taking ownership of the here and now which is coming out and that can be very overwhelming, I assume. Hopefully that will be a natural progression for him to look at things from all different angles and as he becomes more comfortable with himself I think that time will allow for some perspective on that as well.”
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The New York Jets are saying goodbye to Tim Tebow, releasing him after just one season. It seems Tebowmania is officially over.ESPN New York, “Unfortunately, things did not work out the way we all had hoped. Tim is an extremely hard worker, evident by the shape he came back in this off-season. We wish him the best moving forward.”
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