Athletes dating models
That's when I first gained an appreciation of the Harlem Renaissance, a time when African-Americans rose to prominence in American culture.
For the first time, they were taken seriously as artists, musicians, writers, athletes, and as political thinkers.
We took it a step beyond speculation, and calculated the percent change in performance by athletes who were involved in celebrity relationships.
Different sport-specific statistics were used to determine a player’s success.
And youngsters coming into the sport can know that if they are working hard and training hard, they'll see a true reflection of where they stand and what they can achieve worldwide and not be swayed by people who are cheating. His arrival is surely leading other talented Asian American athletes this week to contemplate a pro career.
New York Yankee Nick Swisher married a "Gossip Girl" star on Dec. Previously, she was engaged to Justin Timberlake's business partner, Trace Ayala, and once dated tennis player Bob Bryan. | Watch her flash her engagement ring on Jimmy Fallon's show. Barea is living the dream as a newly crowned NBA champion dating a Puerto Rican bombshell who was crowned Miss Universe in 2006. Baseball doesn't have cheerleaders, so Phillies slugger Ryan Howard had to go to Lincoln Financial Field (next door to Citizens Bank Park) to meet the Eagles cheerleader who reportedly is now his fiancée. And while Jaric isn't in the league anymore, he's included here because he's something like the patron saint for Average Joes everywhere. Tennis ace Andy Roddick's bride may have leapfrogged her husband as the more recognizable member of the couple. After dating a couple of pop princesses (Jessica Simpson and Carrie Underwood), Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo married the 2008 Miss Missouri winner on May 28. Grant Hill may not have a championship ring, but apparently he takes his wedding band very seriously. The former MLB pitcher married the onetime model in October 1999 (her second marriage, his first). Retired Los Angeles King Luc Robitaille and his wife have dedicated their time to helping Hurricane Katrina victims. Since Brown used to play for the Lakers that's very cute, huh? They have one daughter, and he has a son from a previous relationship. The two recently welcomed their first child, a son named Kez. The couple have their own reality-TV show on the E! Now that he's been traded to New Jersey, will he have to downgrade? The Nets may not be winning many games, but they're building an impressive roster of WAGs. She also competed on "WWE Tough Enough" on the USA Network. Brown played the love interest in one of her videos, and she has performed the national anthem before Lakers games. Falcons standout tight end Tony Gonzalez isn't legally married to his significant other, but the two had a commitment ceremony in July 2007. Journeyman Ime Udoka, who most recently played with the Spurs last season, is more the supporting-cast type rather than the leading man to this longtime film and TV star. Former Vikings wide receiver and current free agent Hank Baskett has perhaps the most public of the NFL relationships, with his Playboy model wife. Before marrying the pro bowler, she was the on-again, off-again paramour of Leonardo Di Caprio.