MLB Free-Agent Rumors: Top Suitors for the Top 10 Hitters Still on the Market
The bulk of this winter’s free-agent hitting crop, led by slugger Josh Hamilton, have already found new homes this offseason. However, the well is not completely dry just yet. Michael Bourn and Adam LaRoche are the top remaining hitters still available, but there is a sharp drop-off after them as far as legitimate impact bats. That said, here is a look at the top remaining hitters on the free-agent market, as well as the latest news and rumors surrounding their potential landing spots. CF Grady Sizemore After missing all of last season and playing just 210 games over the past four years, Sizemore can’t be counted on as anything beyond a low-risk, high-reward signing. …MORE
The beautiful Presidio Heights home located at 3636 Washington Street has recently gone on the market for $15,000,000.
Only in its forth year, SF20/21, held at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, has had a big impact on the modern design scene, and it has continued to grow its repertoire. Claudia Juestel attended the recent 2011 show, and reported back on what she found.
The MOAD recently celebrated its 6th annual black-tie Gala, hosted in 2011 by actor and director Delroy Lindo and Co-chairs Lloyd H. Dean and Deborah Santana.
When we last caught up with the lovely Katy Perry, she had just listed her Hollywood Hills home with her then-husband Russell Brand. That home remains on the market for $6.925 million, but Perry is already on to new things. The Real Estalker reports that Perry has snagged not one but two pieces of prime acreage in Los Angeles, and one has a bit of celebrity provenance. Perry spent a total of $11.2 million . Perry picked up a total of around four acres split up over a pair of purchases from heiress Aileen Getty. Neither property was listed at the time
A fax snafu opened the door to free-agency for Elvis Dumervil, who promptly bid adieu to the Denver Broncos by signing a five-year, $35 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens . Now the talented pass rusher is officially closing the door on his time in Colorado by listing his ultramodern home in Castle Rock . Dumervil, who led the league in sacks in 2009 and had 11 quarterback takedowns a year ago, asks a cool $2.7 million for the home located roughly 30 minutes south of Mile High Stadium. Built in 2004, the contemporary pad offers four bedrooms and seven baths in its 6,200 square feet. Property details gush of the home’s “ultimate outdoor living with infinity pool, 12 person hot tub, gorgeous water features, covered patio with fire pits, snow melt system, outdoor kitchen with pizza oven.” In-house features include a stately maple barrel ceiling, a theater room and an array of built-in fish tanks.
Oakland Raiders cornerback Mike Jenkins is selling his Dallas condo . Jenkins, who spent the last four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys before signing a one-year deal with the Raiders this offseason, asks $550,000 for Preston Hollow digs. As many Cowboys fans know all too well, Jenkins spent the better part of the last five seasons getting scorched by opposing offenses. So it’s not all that surprising to learn that his apartment at The Sorrento is blistering in style.
In his latest movie, CZ12 aka Chinese Zodiac, the 58-year-old Jackie Chan will be seen battling canines and free-falling from volcanoes. Chan, known for his outrageous stunts and for incurring over 200 injuries in his career, has even outdone himself this time. Jackie, who said that working with the dogs required extreme patience, also revealed he received a dog bite while filming. Since the only way he could endear himself to the dogs was by playing with them and giving them treats, in one scene Jackie still had the scent of food on his hand so the dog nipped it, drawing blood.
Folks in Sungei Petani, Kedah have more venues to watch their favourite movies like the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall. Golden Screen Cinemas recently opened its second GSC lite cinema at the new Amanjaya Mall. The eight-screen GSC Lite offers movie goers the signature GSC entertainment magic in a lighter, modest and more accessible manner to cater for markets like Sungei Petani, without sacrificing the effects of big screens and digital sounds like those offered in GSC cinemas nationwide. With the new GSC Amanjaya Mall, that’s equipped with seven digital halls (including two digital 3D halls), movie-goers will be able to enjoy more digital movies in either 2D or 3D format. At the launch, GSC Chief Executive Officer Koh Mei Lee said: “We are looking forward to offering a better selection of movies for the local community with this new cinema.” Built at a cost of RM15 million, GSC Amanjaya Mall has a total seating capacity of 1,306 which includes 1,290 seats and 16 designated spaces for those wheelchair bound. The new GSC Amanjaya Mall also provides online ticketing facility for both internet and mobile purchases
Path less travelled: Adrien Brody (left) and Mika Salo with the specially modified Nissan Patrol vehicle before entering the rough terrains of the Ulu Sedili jungle near Mersing, Johor. Hollywood star Adrien Brody and Finnish former Formula One racer Mika Salo take on the challenge of driving through a jungle in Malaysia. Imagine this – driving a 4×4 vehicle on a frozen lake in Siberia, Russia, or across the scorching China desert, or tackling the rough terrains of Malaysia’s deep forests. Not many people have the opportunity to take on the paths less travelled. Now, let’s take it further by having a racing professional behind the wheels and a Hollywood star next to him and you will get the new three-part television series – Shell Helix Driven To Extremes . True to its name, the programme follows the drivers to different parts of the world to take on extreme conditions in a specially modified Nissan Patrol.