Hope Solo Shouldn't Be Playing Professional Sports, Either

The NFL's handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case has opened a belated discussion on how professional sports enable crap behavior in their athletes, and the private horror of domestic violence for its victims. But in the flurry of firings and bannings and panel appointings in the NFL, one professional sports… » 9/19/14 12:20pm Yesterday 12:20pm

Reporter Asks Sydney Leathers Why She Needs School If She Has Porn

Early last fall, America watched with salacious glee as a 22-year-old Indiana woman named Sydney Leathers changed from sky-high heels into flats to chase disgraced NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner through a Midtown McDonald's. Since then, Leathers has gone back to school, has a boyfriend, and is trying to move on… » 9/17/14 3:20pm Wednesday 3:20pm

Vera Bradley Ditches the Diaper Bag Paisley for Sleek Leather

Vera Bradley, the designer behind the preferred quilted paisley satchels toted around by sorority moms in the Middle West and South, has finally departed from their traditional teardrop floral design and ventured instead into solid colors, more modern shapes, and leather. I feel like how I'd imagine I'd feel if my… » 9/16/14 4:00pm Tuesday 4:00pm

Thanks to the NFL, Cover Girl Has a PR Nightmare On Its Hands

The NFL's oafish response to the Ray Rice elevator tape has led to a national outcry against the league's leadership and the culture it has allowed to fester. It was only a matter of time, really, before this became a PR nightmare for its many sponsors and partners. The latest? Cover Girl, the "official beauty… » 9/15/14 11:30am Monday 11:30am