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Why I Finally Know What Truck Day Is

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 02.10.2016 | Sports
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

I've never been a sports fan, so normally this wouldn't mean much to me. But there I was, living in Massachusetts where the Sox logo shows up on everything from license plates to ice cream boxes.

The Tom Cruise Superfan That Even HE Couldn't Forget, Years Later

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.04.2016 | OWN

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Rey From Star Wars Teaches Young Boys About What Women Can Do

Quora | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents
Quora

I'm a Star Wars fan (movies, not yet as deep as canon-love) for as long as I can remember being alive, a woman, and a mother of three boys and one girl. The idea of Rey (pre-movie viewing) was enough to make me feel positively giddy. The actual portrayal? It moved me to tears. (Yes, much of this movie did, I'm not afraid to admit!)

If Arts Patrons Acted Like Football Fans

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 12.28.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

I can imagine the philharmonic orchestra warming up before the classical performance of Rossini's William Tell Overture. The concertmaster enters, expecting polite applause, but the audience whistles, cheers, and throws popcorn.

The Shocking Truth About Bloggers

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.18.2015 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Are you a newbie at blogging? Do you want to get lots of hits? The best way is to write something that'll piss people off. One approach: Be super negative.

The (Female) Force Awakens: An Interview with Star Wars Blogger and Super-Fan, Sarah Dempster

Hilal Isler | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment
Hilal Isler

Three years ago, Disney spent $4 billion in its purchase of Star Wars from Lucasfilms. Now, with the seventh film in franchise history set to release on December 18, the Company is hoping for big numbers at the box office. Really big numbers.

Anatomy of an Alabama Football Fan

Neal Wooten | Posted 12.11.2015 | Sports
Neal Wooten

As the Crimson Tide makes another run for yet another national championship, I am once again enlightened by what I believe to be the most amazing, and...

Lord of the 'Fans'

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 10.29.2015 | Parents
Heather Gillis-Harris

Youth sports are intended to strengthen communities, to provide outlets for kids and allow them to learn what it means to be part of a team. Parents should be supportive of both sides. Under those helmets and uniform is someone's child, brother, grandson, daughter, niece.

Inflatable Penis Falls From Upper Deck At 49ers Game, Then This Happens (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.24.2015 | Weird News

It wasn't quite heaven-sent, but close enough. Ashley was watching another depressing San Francisco 49ers defeat Thursday night when an inflatable pen...

Science Explains... Why Being a Fan Is Good for You

Inverse | Posted 12.09.2015 | Science
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat Over 130,000 people attended the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego. Everyone i...

This Elderly Couple Wore The Cutest 'His And Hers' Rival Baseball Jerseys

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.18.2015 | Sports

This elderly couple won't let clashing team loyalties get in the way of forever love.  Carol and Warren Reckmeyer have been married since 19...

The Cairo Derby: Politics vs. repression

James Dorsey | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

This month's premier league final between Cairo's two storied clubs, Al Ahli SC and Al Zamalek SC, once the world's most violent derby, was more than a clash between two soccer giants.

Gay, Straight, or Lesbian - Is It Really A Choice?

LGBT News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
LGBT News

It is in the literary world, and an important one. There is an ongoing dilemma in the writing world--Should writers write what they feel passionate about or write for the masses? Since first considering crossing genres from contemporary romance into LGBT romance, I learned that this question is driven by much more than sales.

Young MLB Fan Devastated After Realizing He Caught Opponent's Grand Slam

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports

This hurts.

Meeting Teen Idols as an Adult

LJ Charleston | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
LJ Charleston

Imagine telling my teenage self that if I was very patient, when I'm in my late 30s, I would meet the idols of my youth. Duran Duran: Twenty-four years later, 85 million-plus records later. Me: Three sons later, a long career in journalism later. It finally happened.

Dear Rajon Rondo

Sam Johnson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Comedy
Sam Johnson

It all started as a practical joke, just because I realized that @therealrondo was not taken yet on Twitter. But it quickly snowballed. My original concept for the joke was simple: to build up as many followers in your name as possible and then make a crazy announcement.

Why You Should Never Look At Your Phone During A Basketball Game

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.12.2015 | Sports

R.I.P. this woman's glasses.

Patriot or No. 12, Either Way This Super Bowl Is a Win-Win

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 04.03.2015 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

I should start by saying I'm not a football fan. It's only fair to say that first. So don't fill the comments with that observation; I'm owning that fact up front. However, I'm a homie fan -- I love where I live, and I love local pride.

What Being a Reality Show Loser Taught Me About Winning at Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment
Francesca Hogi

It's hard to say which subjects one to more derision -- being a contestant on a reality TV show, or failing miserably as a contestant on a reality TV show. As far as losing on national television in front of millions of people goes, I have special expertise.

Haruki Murakami Is Here To Answer Your Questions

HuffPost Korea | Sae Hee Park | Posted 01.08.2015 | Books

Nine years after Haruki Murakami's last online exchanges with fans, Murakami’s publisher Shinchosa Co. has announced that they are planning to launc...

Russell Westbrook's Terrible Night Night Includes Argument With Fan

Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

Things just kept getting worse for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook on Thursday night. Facing the Los Angeles Clippers, Westbrook w...

Jets Receiver Asks Jets Why They Love The Team

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

It's not a fun time to be a fan of the New York Jets, despite GM John Idzik's optimism. Jets wide receiver Eric Decker tried to keep morale high aroun...

NKOTB's Joey McIntyre Shares Stories Of Donnie Wahlberg 'Swapping Spit' With Fans

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

The boys of New Kids On The Block are no strangers to the obsessive love of their female fans and Joey McIntyre, the youngest member of the beloved ba...

WATCH: Tennis Player Flips Off Fans After Loss

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports

After losing a close match to 553rd-ranked Wang Chuhan at the Shanghai Masters, the 17th-ranked Fabio Fognini completely lost his composure. The Itali...

Royals Fans Fulfill Promise On Sign

Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

One Kansas City Royals fan caught the Internet's attention last week as she watched her team take on the Oakland A's in the American League Wild Card ...