A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course. Jane Seo — a 24-year-old Harvard-educated writer who covers food in New York and contributes to the Huffington Post — aroused suspicions after the Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon on Sunday when an official noticed that her timing chip showed unusually fast miles throughout the second half of the race, the Miami New Times reports. The official then confronted Seo, but she was able to persuade race director Matt Loraine to keep her listed as the second-place finisher with a time just under 1 hour and 22 minutes, a speedy pace of 6 minutes and 15 seconds per mile.
There are downsides to dating a professional athlete — according to Kate Upton, at least. The 24-year-old supermodel swung by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Wednesday, where she was asked by a caller whether her finacé — Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander — prefers sex before or after games. “I’m really excited, he asked me right before season started so we’ve been keeping it on the down low for quite a while,” she told E! News of her engagement to the Detroit Tigers pitcher.
We’re rapidly approaching baseball’s first-pitch season, an occasion that once featured frequent presidential participation. And while the local ballclubs haven’t established much consistency in such matters over the past decade, there have still been occasional executive branch pitches. Vice President Biden threw out the first pitch at Baltimore’s home opener in the April following the 2008 election. The next year, President Obama threw out the first pitch at the Nationals home opener. First lady Michelle Obama later threw out a Camden Yards first pitch of her own. So when John Angelos, the Orioles executive vice president and chief operating officer, appeared on a local podcast this week, he