SEC Tournament Bracket 2010: Complete Schedule of Games


The SEC Men’s Tournament or sometimes called SEC Tournament is now starting this March 11, 2010 and would end on March 4, 2010. SEC means Southeastern Conference. It is a single elimination tournament which includes 12 league schools. This year it will played in Bridgestone Arena (formerly Sommet Center) in Nashville, Tennessee. There would be a total of 11 games which is divided into 4 sessions. Last year the Mississipi State Bulldogs made it. The winner in this particular tournament will have an automatic bid to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Below is the list of games that would take place: (ET)

Round 1
March 11, 2010 (Thursday)
Game 1 – (E5) South Carolina vs. (W4) Alabama – 1:00 p.m.
Game 2 – (W6) LSU vs. (E3) Tennessee – 3:15 p.m.
Game 3 – (W5) Auburn (E4) Florida – 7:30 p.m.
Game 4 – (E6) Georgia vs. (W3) Arkansas – 9:45 p.m.

Round 2
March 12, 2010 (Friday)
Game 5 – Game 1 Winner vs. (E1) Kentucky – 1:00 p.m.
Game 6 – Game 2 Winner vs. (W2) Ole Miss – 3:15 p.m.
Game 7 – Game 3 Winner vs. (W1) Mississippi State – 7:30 p.m.
Game 8 – Game 4 Winner vs. (E2) Vanderbilt – 9:45 p.m.

Semi-Finals
March 13, 2010 (Saturday)
Game 9 – Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner – 1:00 p.m.
Game 10 – Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner – 3:15 p.m.

Finals
March 14, 2010 (Sunday)
Game 11 – Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner – 1:00 p.m.

Oscars 2010: Best and Worst Dressed at the Red Carpet


Award events such as Oscars wouldn’t be complete without the Red Carpet moments of the celebrities. The recently concluded 82nd Academy Awards has once again showed glamorous ladies and gentlemen in the Red Carpet. A lot has been appreciated but there are some who has gained attention not because they look good but because they one of those worst dressed.

As they enter the hall, they are posing their best pose and feel the moment. Flashes of camera are everywhere and photographers are taking most of the angles as possible. Most often, their dresses are designed by famous designers who would also be credited if it is worn with grace and with glamour.

Who will judge the worst and the best anyway? Well, it’s up to the viewers. Here are some pictures of head turners of 82nd Academy Awards on the red carpet. Be the judge of who’s the worst and who’s the best.

Sandra Bullock and Meryl Streep Kissed during the Oscars 2010

As Sandra Bullock ended her acceptance speech of her award, she gave each of her co-nominees a short message and she gave Meryl Streep this statement “”Meryl, you know what I think of you, and you are such a good kisser,”.

This has brought the crowd into laughter. She has been referring this to their lip-to-lip smooch when they tied up in the Critics Choice Awards best actress award.

Sandra gave such a hilarious speech. She has been so sincere in giving her thanks and in between she has combined it with jokes. She has shown her inborn humor.

She has delivered one of the best speeches of the night. She even thank those who were mean to her, her mom who has been letting her practice and practice all the time. “She said to be an artist, you had to practice every day,” Bullock said, giving her mom credit for her success. When she ended her speech, she dedicated her trophy to her loved ones and ended it with this “my lover, Meryl Streep.”

82nd Academy Awards: Worst and Best Dressed

Oscars 2010 Worst and Best Dressed Celebrities: In any award giving events, there is always a red carpet event wherein fashion critics are given chances to take a look at each of the celebrity’s outfit. They would judge every detail of what they’re wearing and would categorize them as either worst or best dressed. It’s not enough how expensive your dress is, it is on the way you carry it.

As the celebrities enter the hall, flashes of cameras and a crowd of photographers would welcome them as they pose their best angles and show their outfits. In events likes this, fashion icons are are dressing up their choice of celebrities as a way also of telling the audience how great their creations are.

In this year’s Oscars, many personalities has been so stunning but not all of them are good to look at. Let’s start with worst dressed:

From left to right:

>> Zoe Saldana -topped the list in her sparkling lilac and purple Givenchy dress – she looked like a piñata from the waist down.
>> Mariah Carey -broke the cardinal rule of the red carpet: cleavage or leg – never both.
>> Sarah Jessica Parker seemed to disappear beneath her slim-fit Grecian pale yellow satin Chanel frock. She looks like the trophy.
>> Anna Kendrick looked drab and swamped her figure in a pale pink mousseline Elie Saab gown

And now the best dressed:

From left to right:

>> Miley Cyrus – strapless champagne frock with tulle dress, satin bodice and shimmering waist.
>> Cameron Diaz – strapless silver tulle gown with sequin detailing, topped off with red lipstick.
>> Penelope Cruz – ruby red satin strapless wrap frock.
>> Demi Moore – nude body con and frill detail dress, showing off her enviable figure.
>> Sandra Bullock – sparkled in a silver fishtail dress and lashings of red lipstick.

Oscars 2010 Worst and Best Dressed Celebrities

In any award giving events, there is always a red carpet event wherein fashion critics are given chances to take a look at each of the celebrity’s outfit.

They would judge every detail of what they’re wearing and would categorize them as either worst or best dressed. It’s not enough how expensive your dress is, it is on the way you carry it.

As the celebrities enter the hall, flashes of cameras and a crowd of photographers would welcome them as they pose their best angles and show their outfits. In events likes this, fashion icons are are dressing up their choice of celebrities as a way also of telling the audience how great their creations are.

In this year’s Oscars, many personalities has been so stunning but not all of them are good to look at. Let’s start with worst dressed.

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Oscars 2010 Results: Bigelow Defeated Cameron

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Once and for all, everyone has been expecting James Cameron to be the Best Director for Avatar, but his ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow got it for her The Hurt Locker.

Though the battle is not only between the two of them but among nominees, Cameron and Bigelow has a more personal connection. Cameron was married 5 times and one of those 5 marriages was to Kathryn Bigelow (1989 to1991).

Before the announcement of winners took place, Cameron’s Avatar and Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker lead the pack with nine nominations each but in the end Bigelow’s Hurt Locker got most of the Oscars. The Hurt Locker got 6, which includes Best Director, Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing while Avatar only had 3; Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, and Best Visual Effects.

Nonetheless, both film makers made their history, Cameron has the Highest Grossing Film of All time while Bigelow became the first female Best Director in the history of the Academy Awards.

Best Director Kathryn Bigelow: First Woman in the History of Oscars


The recently concluded 82nd Academy Awards has just awarded Kathryn Bigelow as the Best Director for the film The Hurt Locker. Aside from that she became the first woman whoever got such award in the history of Oscars. Among her contenders in the Best Director category is her Ex-husband James Cameron who has been so famous lately for the success of his film Avatar. Once again, both personalities, Bigelow and Cameron are nominated in the Best Picture category wherein Bigelow bagged the win. She is the fourth woman in history of Oscars and only the second American woman to be nominated for the honor.

Bigelow also won the Best Film and Best Director at the 2010 British Academy Film Awards. Her film Hurt Locker has bagged 6 awards in the Academy Awards which includes Best Director, Best Motion Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing.

Apple’s iPad Release Date


The newest product of Apple Inc. which has been anticipated by all will be officially released on April 3, 2010 in the United States. The Wi-Fi models would be released on the 4th and the Wi-Fi and 3G combination would be on the later part of the month. Customers can start pre-ordering the iPad on Apple’s online store on March 12.

This newest product of Apple Inc. has provided the missing link between the small smartphone and the bulky laptop computers. Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in a Friday post on the company’s Web site “We’re excited for customers to get their hands on this magical and revolutionary product and connect with their apps and content in a more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before.”

Prices start at $499 for the 16-gigabyte version, $599 for the 32-gig version and $699 for the 64, Jobs said at the company’s glitzy announcement in San Francisco, California. It would be made available to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK on the late part of April.

Dancing with the Stars 2010 Pairs: Chad Ochocinco and Cheryl Burke

The 10th season of the Dancing with Stars has presented surprising pairs this time. All came from varied fields and all are having great potentials in dancing. Most of the professional dance partners has been so happy because their pair has shown great perseverance to grab the trophy.

Among these list of pairs is the combination of Chad Ochonico and Cheryl Burke. Let’s start with some background check of Ochonico. In the world of football, he is indeed a star. His family name “Ocho Cinco” is the spanish counterpart of his number in his team. He is the wide receiver of the Cincinnati Bengals and has been selected in the Pro Bowl six times and named All Pro three times.

He will be pairing up with the no other than the only two time champion of the Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke. Born in California, this Filipino, Russian and Irish decent has shown more than enough dance talents to everyone. She trained in both standard ballroom and Latin dances. She won her championship title in the 2nd and the 3rd season. Burke and her pair placed 3rd in season 6 and became the runners up in season 8.

Will Burke and her partner get the championship title once again this 10th season? Stay tuned.

Dancing with the Stars 2010 Cast: Buzz Aldrin and Ashly Costa

Dancing with the Stars 2010 hasn’t been so amazing ever since it released its lineup of dancers. Sportscaster, singer, dance champions, and a lot more joined together to show to the world that they can dance.

Here is a pair that amazed everyone. The pair up of Buzz Aldrin and Ashly Costa. Well, in the world of dancing, age doesn’t matter. The 80- year old retired American pilot Aldrin can still show his moves with pride. He was the second person to set foot on the moon following Neil Armstrong. He will be the oldest contestant to appear on the show this season.

He will be pairing with Ashly DelGrosso-Costa, a 27-year old professional dancer from Highland, Utah. She married Mike Costa, a field producer for Dancing with the Stars. In 2006 she did a special dancing episode in The Suite Life of Zack and Cody where she guest starred as Lori. She has been participating the dance show for 3 seasons and she’s back.

This team up would for sure be antincipated by all. Stay tuned.