Adidas doesn't pull sponsorship after FIFA arrests

Matthias Schrader/AP Adidas, a World Cup sponsor, responds to top FIFA officials being arrested. The fallout has begun. After a wave of international arrests of high-ranking soccer officials early Wednesday morning, including members of FIFA’s executive committee, Adidas became the first World Cup sponsor to respond to the news that soccer’s notoriously corrupt governing body is subject to corruption investigations in the U.S. and Switzerland. RELATED: SEPP BLATTER CHALLENGERS COULD

Kim Kardashian channels Marilyn Monroe for Vogue Brazil

Ellen Von Unwerth/Vogue Brazil Kim Kardashian channels Marilyn Monroe on the Brazil cover of Vogue. Enlarge Ellen Von Unwerth/Vogue Brazil Blond bombshell! Kim Kardashian shows off her Marilyn look for Vogue Brazil. Enlarge Kim Kardashian rocking her blond hair ‘do back in March.   Kim Kardashian is channeling the original blond bombshell. The 34-year-old reality star covered the June issue of Vogue Brazil donning a familiar look to Hollywood

Black widow spider in bag of grapes bites Vermont woman

A Vermont woman was hospitalized after a black widow spider crawled out of a bag of grapes she was about to eat and bit her. The 21-year-old woman spent Friday night at the University of Vermont Medical Center after the poisonous spider bit her arm when she reached into the bag, WCAX reported. The woman, of Colchester in Chittenden County, received shots and is expected to be okay. She was

Prolific Ill. family racks up 100th grandchild

Phil Carlson/AP Leo and Ruth Zanger sit with their 100th grandchild, Jaxton, amid pictures of the couple’s other descendants. The infant, born in April, is already an uncle thanks to the Zangers’ 46 great-grandchildren and first great-great-grandchild. An Illinois couple jokes they could start their own town after welcoming their 100th grandchild into the world. Leo and Ruth Zanger, from Quincy, have 12 children, 53 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and one

Ex-LAPD officer turned murder suspect arrested in Mexico

An ex-LAPD officer on the lam since he was charged in a night club killing March 13 has been caught in Mexico, officials said. Henry Solis, 27, was apprehended Tuesday by Mexican security forces in the border city of Juarez, more than two months after his father helped the fugitive cop slip across the border. “Henry Solis will be put at the disposition of Mexico’s migration office so that he

EXCLUSIVE: B.B. King lawyer says kids upset over will payout

Relatives making “ridiculous” claims that B.B. King was murdered are probably upset they’re only getting four-figure payments under his will, the blues legend’s lawyer said Tuesday. “My guess is the children and grandchildren don’t like the fact he’s leaving them $ 3,000 and $ 5,000 each and then leaving the rest to his lineage for education,” lawyer Brent Bryson told the Daily News. “B.B. did not have a very high

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer wants to win PC gamers back, despite Games For Windows Live debacle

Share This article When Microsoft debuted Games for Windows — Live eight years ago, the platform was cheered as a way for the company to use its considerable marketing clout to improve the visibility of PC gaming. Features like Xbox 360 cross-play, voice, and text chat were all touted. GfWL was supposed to serve as the common core for better PC gaming, and it came at a cost: $ 49.95

Hyundai first out with Android Auto — last rites for in-dash GPS navigation?

Share This article Hyundai today became the first of many automakers — and eventually, every automaker — to link directly to a smartphone for services such as navigation. Hyundai’s announcement is for Android Auto on the Hyundai Sonata. The driver controls the smartphone using voice input plus the center stack and steering wheel knobs, buttons, and touchscreen. Navigation via Google Maps is the headliner app. Users also benefit from tight

Man chokes his fiancée for liking IndyCar more than NASCAR

An Indiana man allegedly grabbed his fiancée by the throat during an alcohol-infused argument over whether IndyCar is better than NASCAR on Sunday. But David Lee Wilson, 57, told police he had only yelled at her and another person for “talking trash about NASCAR,” WRTV-TV reported. The unidentified woman said Wilson, of Franklin in the Indianapolis area, attacked her for stating her preference for turbocharged-engine, open-wheeled vehicle races like Sunday’s

Naomi Campbell charges admission to birthday party in France

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Party thrower Naomi Campbell Naomi Campbell’s not-so-star-studded Cannes party is over, and now it’s time to count the cash. The ageless supermodel turned 45 over the weekend with a big bash where partygoers rubbed elbows with only a few of the “confirmed” guests they’d paid to meet, according to our insiders. While our save-the-date card must’ve gotten lost in the mail, Confidenti@l has obtained an email invite