Friday, February 10, 2006

Page 1 Consider (02/10)

  • Intervention on Ice: Wayne Gretzky was recorded on wiretaps talking to the alleged financier of an illegal gambling ring, discussing how to keep his wife from being implicated in the scandal that has jolted the NHL. Janet Jones is said to have bet more than $500,000, which she undoubtedly earned from all those "Flamingo Kid" royalties. (I'm guessing the papers are running this photo from Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum because the distressed duo was not available for interviews.) (WP)

  • Stop the Presses: Another player on the women's tennis circuit confirms what every person with working eyes already knew. (OutSports)

  • G-L-O-R-I-A: Get tired of pimping for Amber Frey so now you're sniffing around the locker room? (AP)

  • 'Well, it was some building': President Bush says his administration's anti-terror strategy prevented a building in Los Angeles from being blown up. Too bad the building doesn't exist. (WP)

  • Golden Rule: So just because you're a school principal you're not allowed to make lewd phone calls? (NYT)

  • Patty Hearst Redux: Teen Boys Abducted, Forced to Rob Md. Banks, Police Say (WP)

  • No More Mr. Nice Guy: Like you'd think a sizzling shrimp wouldn't hit you in the head and kill you at Benihana? (NYT)

  • Sinking Plot: Adam Sandler and Kevin James in talks to play fake gay couple. Were no lessons learned from "Boat Trip"? (Reuters)

  • Covered Mountain: The author of "Covering: The Hidden Assault on our Civil Rights" sees the gay rights movement as a history of weakening demands for assimilation. So where does "Brokeback" fit in? (Advocate)
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