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Bruce Jenner’s Transition Will Be Documented on Reality Series

For a while, people have been commenting on Bruce Jenner’s changing physical appearance. Since his split from most recent ex-wife, Kris Jenner, he has been spotted with longer hair, fuller lips and manicures. While speculation has definitely been rampant, PEOPLE magazine is confirming the rumors that he is transitioning into a woman.

Jenner first rose to fame as an Olympian after he won the...
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NBA Player Jason Collins Makes Even MORE History in the Game


Nearly a year ago, NBA player Jason Collins did something no other male professional athlete for a major American sport had done before: he came out as an openly gay man.

Now, the 35-year-old center has signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets and made history again last night (Sunday, February 23, 2014) by playing in the first NBA game with an openly gay player on the court: the Brooklyn Nets...
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NASCAR Legend Dick Trickle Found Dead at 71, Apparent Suicide


It's a sad day for NASCAR fans and the family of racing legend Richard "Dick" Trickle.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department received a phone call informing them they'd soon find the dead body of the 71-year-old "White Knight."

Upon investigation, authorities found Trickle dead from a gunshot wound outside his pickup truck at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City, NC.

According to reports, authorities believe the...
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5 Facts to Remember About the Jovan Belcher Murder-Suicide

Jovan Belcher at a game in Denver, November 2010.

On Saturday, December 1, 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kassandra Perkins, before driving to Arrowhead Stadium, thanking the general manager and head coach for all they'd done for him, and shooting himself, effectively completing suicide.

Naturally, the Internet is frantic, scrambling to report news about the murder-suicide. Belcher wasn't the most well-known NFL player, but the situation...
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National Football League Launches NFL Life Line


Given all the sports-related (and especially NFL-related) health issues in the news lately (Greg Montgomery, Junior Seau), I thought Celebrity Psychings readers would be interested to know that the National Football League has launched NFL Life Line.

NFL Life Line is a free and confidential support hotline for members of the NFL family, which includes current and former NFL players, coaches, staff (for the team and league), and their family members.

Organizations involved...
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U.S. Gymnast Shawn Johnson On Body Image And Self-Worth


gymnast Shawn Johnson hopes to make a comeback after her gold and silver wins back in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, but the 20-year-old woman has an entirely different attitude about the equipment she uses to compete.

Namely, her body.

Johnson gained around 25 pounds during her three-year break after Beijing. It's no surprise. She went from being a medal-winning Olympic gymnast to a regular teenager.

Yet, the media - which was used to seeing her...
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