Category Archives: Sports

Don Mattingly’s Lovely Mother Ginger

Ha – another instance of the intersection of my two favorite pastimes… Have you guys seen this yet? I just saw it on the news. It’s Don Mattingly (former Yankee, current Dodgers manager), “dancing” the role of Mother Ginger in … Continue reading

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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Not to be melodramatic but waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Worst thing about last night’s Yankees / Rangers game: not going to be able to watch certain New York City Ballet dancers (no names mentioned ) getting plastered at a certain Lincoln Center-area bar … Continue reading

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Now I Want to Root for Kurt Warner

Last night my neighbors were really noisy so I recorded Dancing With the Stars and went out to a bar to watch the Yankees. While watching the game (which we won!), I chatted a bit with a guy I met, … Continue reading

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Dancing With the Stars, Season 11 Week 2

Yankees had better be doing better when I turn back to YES Network after the show is over. I mean, they’re losing 6-0 to Toronto after three innings! Rick and Cheryl, Jive: Okay, well this is a dance that definitely … Continue reading

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First Gatorade Dancer Athlete is a Woman!

I’m really glad Lauren Froderman won So You Think You Can Dance last night. I didn’t think I had a clear favorite until it came down to the time when Cat Deeley was getting ready the winner’s name and I … Continue reading

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HAPPY WORLD CUP EVERYONE!

Holy crap, I cannot believe these photos were taken four years ago, right after I’d just started this blog, actually. Like a proper newly obsessed samba fanatic, I’d dragged my friends to a Sushi Samba restaurant in the Flatiron District … Continue reading

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CASTING FOR OPENING NIGHT NEW YORK CITY BALLET

Ballet season is almost here in NYC! New York City Ballet opens April 29th with a program that includes two premieres — one by Benjamin Millepied and one by Alexei Ratmansky (now ABT’s resident choreographer). The Millepied ballet, set to … Continue reading

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BEST SUPERBOWL COMMERCIAL BY FAR, EVER, NO COMPETITION – DUH

Okay, I can’t really say “ever” since I’ve never watched the Superbowl before. But seriously, who is Mark Sanchez!

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NATALIE PORTMAN AND BENJAMIN MILLEPIED ARE ALLEGEDLY DATING

I’ve been hearing rumors about this for a while now, but now that the celeb gossip mags are starting to pick it up, I feel authorized to post about it. Millepied is doing the choreography for the upcoming film Black … Continue reading

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DEREK JETER IS CALLED BALLETIC AND BARYSHNIKOV SIGNS A BASEBALL

I love it — crossover between my passion and favorite pastime! Derek Jeter was just named New Yorker of the year by the New York Daily News, who said: “Throughout Jeter has conducted himself with grace, balletic grace in movement, … Continue reading

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A-ROD & DJ: THE MUSICAL

Okay I know this has nothing overtly to do with dance but I love these two and couldn’t help posting it anyway. So cute in their youthful innocence And those voices! Seriously, don’t they sound like characters out of West … Continue reading

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WAS THAT THE MOST BORING DANCING WITH THE STARS QUARTERFINAL OR WHAT?

Sorry I’ve been so out of it again with blogging, you guys — I can’t believe how many little errors there are in my book to correct… So stressful! Anyway, I managed to watch DWTS last night. Thing is, I’m … Continue reading

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