from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break Monday – Champions League last eight week special

April 4, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/With all the hype surrounding this week's Champions League quarter-finals, the events of the weekend seem like a distant memory. Here's a recap of a fascinating set of results around Europe the past few days.

from Fan Fare:

Chris Brown: time to forgive? How about forget?

June 28, 2010

Brown3There is no doubt Chris Brown gave a strong performance of Michael Jackson songs at Sunday's BET Awards. But the question it raised Sunday on the news floor here was: were his emotions real? If you don't know what we're talking about. You can read about it here or watch the video below.

from India Masala:

Death of Michael Jackson: A year in review as a fan

June 26, 2010

It’s hard to believe a year has passed since the day a frantic 911 emergency call from pop legend Michael Jackson’s residence set off a chain of events that left millions of fans across the world numbed.

from The Great Debate (India):

Michael Jackson – the greatest entertainer ever?

June 26, 2010

Michael Jackson fans worldwide paid tribute to the late King of Pop on Friday, the first anniversary of his death

from Fan Fare:

Connecting with Michael Jackson, one year after his death

June 26, 2010

Jackson AnniversaryThere were no seances to raise him from the dead (at least as far as we know), but people around the world were connecting to Michael Jackson again, one year after his death. In Tokyo, fans slept with his memorabilia. In Vietnam, they held a night of performances. In New York, they danced at the Apollo Theater, and in Los Angeles they waited to pay their respects at the Forest Lawn cemetery where his body was laid to rest. Those pictured at right are at a parade in Liepzig, Germany. Read the full story here.

from MediaFile:

E3: Ubisoft teases (again!) with Michael Jackson

June 15, 2010


Somebody at Ubisoft must be a big fan of the films "Jaws" or "Predator," where the title characters do not materialize until late in the movie. Or maybe it's the play "Waiting for Godot" they admire -- Godot never shows at all.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Sleeping with Michael Jackson’s stuff?

May 22, 2010

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Blog Guy, I need some personal advice from a supportive, caring person. Have you read about that Michael Jackson thing in Japan? You can spend the night of June 25th, the anniversary of his death, actually sleeping amid Jackson's belongings at an exhibit in Tokyo.

from Fan Fare:

Dr. Conrad Murray, guilty as charged?

February 9, 2010

(video by Marc Price)

Los Angeles prosecutors finally had their day in court on Monday, when Dr. Conrad Murray -- better known as Michael Jackson's personal physician -- was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's sudden death. You can read about the charges here.

from MediaFile:

For Yahoo, Tiger scandal better than Michael Jackson

December 8, 2009

Celebrity deaths are big news. But nothing warms a media executive's heart more than a good celebrity sex scandal.

from Raw Japan:

Wanted: Japan’s next fun fad

December 8, 2009

I’ve always seen Japan as a nation of trend lovers. From Tamagotchi digital pets and “print club” photo stickers to the morning banana diet and Billy’s Boot Camp, people here seem ready to jump all over the latest fad.