Status: Recording artist, songwriter, actress, author.
First memory of music: Singing in church choir, mimicking people on televeision. I was 5 or 6.
Music inspirations: Peggy Lee, Beverly Kenny, Ella Fitzgerald – my dad was a jazz musician, so that was the music he played in our home.
Last book read: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.
Status: WBC Silver Welterweight champion will attempt to win WBC Interim Welterweight title on Sat. night at HP Pavilion in San Jose vs. Robert Guerrero.
Ht: 5-7 Wt: 147
DOB: September 4, 1983 In: Trabzon, Turkey
Record: 23-0 (17 KO’s).
First Boxing Memory: I have been fighting for 20 years now. I remember going into [...]
Status: St. Louis Cardinals manager.
DOB: October 4, 1944 In: Tampa, FL
Childhood Heroes: “Al Lopez, Mickey Mantle.”
First Job: “Delivering milk with my dad (Tony) when I was 14.”
Childhood Dreams: “It was baseball. I was reared in a baseball-type household. It was to be involved in the Major Leagues as a player. I [...]
Early Painting Memory: I didn’t paint until I was thirty, however I drew from an early age. I remember I copied images from my younger brother’s Little Golden Books when I was in middle school and then I started life drawing classes in tenth grade.
Inspirations: My Family, Gorton H.S. Art Teacher – Mrs. Turkheimer, [...]
Status: British television presenter for BBC Sport since 1992. From 1984-1992 worked for BBC Radio Sport. Has also worked for EuroSport.
DOB: April 1950 In: Swansea, Wales
First memory of tennis: Watching on television the 1956 Wimbledon final between Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall.
Last book read: “Our Kind of Traitor” by John Le Carre.
Tennis inspirations: My father, [...]
Status: WBC Welterweight champion.
Ht: 5-9 Wt: 147
DOB: January 31, 1987 In: Garden City, Kansas
Boxing Heroes: “Sugar Shane Mosley, Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins is one of my all-time, and Oscar De La Hoya.”
Nicknames: “They call me Vicious and Junior [laughs].”
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “I like to surf, I like to skateboard, I like to mountain bike with my [...]
Status: Artist – sculptor from Hungary. www.gaspargeza.eu
Early sculpting memory: “On my father’s first gramaphone I made my first clay pots.”
Inspirations: “Everything around me inspires me.”
Hobbies/interests: ”Tennis, snowboarding.”
Last book read: “O Alquimista - Paulo Coelho.”
Favorite movies: “Avatar, Fellini movies…”
Current car: “Honda Acura Legend.”
First job: “Driver.”
Favorite meal: “French and Italian cheese, olives.”
Favorite ice cream flavor: “Lemon.”
Favorite subjects to sculpt: [...]
Status: Cincinnati Reds outfielder 1971-1981.
DOB: December 1, 1948 In: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
First Baseball Memory: “Watching the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium (age 12). Meeting some of the Dodger players – Tommy Davis, Maury Wills. I remember them telling me about the hard work it takes to be a ballplayer. And they urged me to be a Dodger, [...]
Status: Former world #1 ranked doubles tennis player will be inducted into the Internation Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island this weekend. She won two Olympic gold medals and 17 Grand Slam doubles titles and is the co-founder of “Baby Goes Pro” DVD series that introduces children to sports using an animated character [...]
Status: Grappling champion, winner of 88 championship titles.
Ht: 5-8 Wt: 215
DOB: October 6, 1968 In: New York, NY
Inspiration/Motivation: A good, peaceful, comfortable life with my family.
First Fighting Memory: Rolf Strom beat me up in second grade. I was eight and scared.
Last Book Read: The Last Great Fight (Tyson vs Douglas).
Favorite Movies: Breaking Away (1979) [...]
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