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Chad Johnson Charged With Headbutting Wife

Police say argument caused by receipt for condoms

(Newser) - Miami Dolphin Chad Johnson, previously aka Chad Ochocinco , was arrested last night in an alleged domestic violence, after police say he headbutted his wife during an argument, reports the Sun-Sentinel . The fight broke out after Johnson's new wife, Evelyn Lozada, a star from the reality TV series Basketball Wives,... More »

5 Awkward Celebrity Proposals

Would you say yes if you had to strip naked first?

(Newser) - It's not all helicopter rides around the Empire State Building and custom-built igloos : Some celebrity proposals are downright awkward. The Huffington Post rounds up five:
  • Chad Ochocinco: The NFL star was playing video games when he asked Evelyn Lozada to marry him. His oh-so-romantic line after she picked out
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'Chad Ochocinco' Is No More

NFL player's new last name? Same as the old one

(Newser) - Who wouldn't want the last name Ochocinco? Chad Ochocinco's wife, apparently, so the former NFL phenom has changed his name back to Chad Johnson, NPR reports. "The main reason behind the name change was due to his marriage to Evelyn Lozada," said the OchoCinco News Network... More »

Top Summer Jobs for Locked Out NFL Stars

From comedy to coffee, here's how players are getting by

(Newser) - With the NFL lockout dragging on, a lot of players might just be looking for work. Thankfully, Bleacher Report is here to help. Here are some gigs that top players are trying out:
  • Comedian—You don’t need to do years of standup to get a comedy gig; you just
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Typo on Ochocinco's Cereal Advertises Phone Sex

Instead of Feed the Children charity

(Newser) - Even Chad Ochocinco, whose very name is his own little joke, probably isn't laughing at this one: Boxes of the Bengals wide receiver's OchocincO's cereal feature a typo in a phone number meant to send callers to a charity called Feed the Children. Instead, FailureMag notes, a breathy young thing... More »

NFL Stars: Palin Better in Playboy Than White House

Oops, looks like more sensitivity training sessions needed

(Newser) - Sensitivity training for Jets players who ogled a Mexican reporter apparently hasn't had a ripple effect on other NFL athletes. Witness Bengals receivers Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens discussing Sarah Palin's body, and musing on whether she'd be better in the White House or ... Playboy. "I really don't want... More »

Ocho Cinco Slapped With $25K Tweet Fine

Player fined '2 Bugatti payments' for in-game tweets

(Newser) - Chad Ocho Cinco has been fined $25,000 for giving fans 140-character updates during preseason games last Friday. The Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver sent his 1.1 million Twitter followers two messages during his team's 22-9 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. The league fined him for possession of an electronic... More »

Kate Still Sucks on DWTS

But you know she's probably not going anywhere

(Newser) - The Dancing With the Stars judges really had a field day with Kate Gosselin’s Breakfast Club-themed foxtrot last night (although it’s worth noting that at least the reality TV star actually smiled during this routine). Carrie Ann Inaba compared Kate’s dancing to “the Charlie Brown teachers,... More »

Here's Who to Root for on DWTS

Why watch when you can choose based entirely on your demographic?

(Newser) - If you can't be bothered to watch Dancing With the Stars—and who can, really?— New York has picked your fave for you based on an easy matchup of superficial qualities. If you're:
  • Over 65: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is your man.
  • A woman between 25 and 35: Shannen Doherty, natch.
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Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS

Plus, 80-year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins the fray

(Newser) - We’re all very excited that Kate Gosselin will be back in our lives on a weekly basis thanks to Dancing With the Stars—but who else is joining her, and what do all these people have in common? Fellow contestants for season 10 are mostly “public figures improving... More »

Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14

Jets' defense stifles Patriots; Saints clobber Eagles

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears stunned the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers today with a last-minute, 44-yard field goal, the Chicago Tribune reports, and won 17-14. In other NFL action:
  • The New York Jets kept New England out of their end zone in a taut, 16-9 win over the Patriots, ESPN reports.
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Chad Ochocinco to Fly Twitter Fans to His Games

Bengal wide receiver, annoyed by ban, shows the love with tickets

(Newser) - Cincinnati Bengal Chad Ochocinco really likes Twitter, so he wasn't happy about the NFL's new policy banning tweets before, during, and after games. He tried to do an end run—vowing to use hand signals to pass messages to a tweeter in the stands, but the NFL banned having a... More »

Ocho Cinco: NFL Can't Stop Me Tweeting

(Newser) - A defiant Chad Ocho Cinco has vowed to do an end-run around NFL regulations and go ahead with plans to give fans in-game Twitter updates, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. "Damn NFL and these rules. I am going by my own set of rules," the Bengals receiver tweeted after... More »

Celebs' Stupidest Moves of 2008

Atlanta Journal-Constitution lists the year's worst celeb incidents

(Newser) - Celebrities broke new ground with their moronic bungles this year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. And, let's face it, they're fun to watch:
  • Lil Jon: The rapper reacted to questions about his opening a winery: “I'm not like an expert, so don't ask me no questions. This is not some
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NFL Blocks 'Ocho Cinco' Jersey Name Change

Bengals' 85 must stick with old name unless he pays for souvenir shirts

(Newser) - Chad Ocho Cinco's jersey is going to continue to read plain old "C. Johnson" for the rest of the 2008 season, reports AP. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver legally changed his name before the season to the Spanish words for his shirt number. But the NFL has ruled that Ocho... More »

Bengals Star Legally Switches Name to Spanish '85'

Johnson officially 'Ocho Cinco'

(Newser) - Irascible NFLer Chad Johnson has legally changed his name to Chad Javon Ocho Cinco, a Spanish reference to his jersey number 85, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. Johnson took the name two years ago and was fined $5,000 for putting it on the back of his uniform in 2006. “... More »

Browns Survive Ohio Shootout

Bengals tumble 51-45 despite Palmer's 6 touchdowns

(Newser) - In a remarkable display of offensive fireworks, or perhaps just defensive ineptitude, Cleveland survived six touchdown passes and 400 yards from Cincinnati's Carson Palmer to win 51-45. The Browns got five scores from Derek Anderson, who replaced last week's starter, the woeful Charlie Frye. The teams combined for over 1,... More »

Ravens Turn Over Win to Bengals

NFL's best offense breaks through best defense to win 27-20

(Newser) - Six turnovers by the much-hyped Baltimore Ravens confirmed Chad Johnson's promise that last night's season opener would be "ridiculous," the Washington Post reports. Quarterback Steve McNair, who had four turnovers, hurt his groin in the first quarter, and three other valuable Ravens starters also left the field with... More »

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