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Holly Sonders is hot.
I know it, you know it, and the golfing world knows it. Golf Digest knows it, and decided to put her on the cover and in the pages of it's fitness issue next month with an in depth feature on golf yoga, and other methods to get in the best shape possible for the upcoming golf season.
Holly Sonders' boyfriend Erik Kuselias knows it, and wasn't afraid to talk about it (constantly) on the set of their Golf Channel show, The Morning Drive. While that would be all well and good, it probably wasn't all well and good for his wife at the time. Kuselias and his wife have since split up, after she hired a private investigator to get more dirt on Kuselias' bad habits at work (reports circulating that he was involved with another co-worker (besides Sonders) when his wife called things off).
After publicly meeting and flirting, Sonders and Kuselias advanced things, and news came out in May of 2012 that Holly Sonders is going to marry Erik Kuselias.
The 26 year old smokeshow is going to marry a man in his mid forties, who is divorced amidst a flurry of rumors over infidelity. The woman who is demonstrating golf yoga poses in hardly anything for the entire world of affluent men who think they can swing the sticks and could choose from almost any of us,... has chosen Erik Kuselias.
In fairness, we'll give Kuselias credit that he's got a cool resume. A mensa member, Kuselias has handled a number of TV and radio gigs across different specialties and done it pretty well. After being removed from Morning Drive after his engagement to Sonders was announced, Kuselias has been part of a few different shows (and I'm personally a fan of Fantasy Football Now). Kuselias also played high school baseball in Connecticut with Mo Vaughn, Jeff Bagwell and Brad Ausmus.
As for Sonders, she continues to host the Morning Drive even after Kuselias' removal. A graduate of Michigan State, Sonders was a member of the 2007 National Champion squad, Sonders has also been a regular on School of Golf on the Golf Channel.
Donna Savattere from patrickmcmullan.com
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I love Superbowl week for many reasons, none of which really have to do with the game itself. Think about it, this week alone we've had the "God told Ray Lewis to use deer antler spray to heal" story, 49ers Chris Culliver saying he wouldn't accept a gay teammate then following that with this gem of a quote, "those are thoughts in my head but not how I feel" saga, and now this.
Dan Marino, legendary QB for the Dolphins, near Academy Award winner for his role in Ace Ventura, and CBS pregame personality, fathered a child with another CBS employee, while he was married. The mother of Dan Marino's lovechild is Donna Savattere. So many angles to explore with this one but let's start with this. Dan Marino's wife Claire Marino is ridiculously hot. She looks like an extra from Baywatch. Why in the world would Dan Marino cheat on his wife when she looks that good? That isn't to say Marino's mistress Donna Savattere isn't a looker herself, but she is not in the same league as Claire. This is an NFL vs. CFL battle right here and we all know how that ends.
Dan Marino and Donna Savattere have been able to keep the affair quiet since 2005, when their daughter Chloe was born. Dan told the NY Post:
This is a personal and private matter. I take full responsibility both personally and financially for my actions now as I did then. We mutually agreed to keep our arrangement private to protect all parties involved.
Marino also stated that he and his wife, whom he married as Claire Veazey in 1985 and has 6 children with (2 adopted), remain together. The interesting part will be if Claire found this out back in 2005 when Chloe was born or is just finding this out now. If she was told in 2005, then I'd say Dan is safe - but if the NY Post article is how Claire got the news, then Dan, my friend, you are going to be in a lot of trouble.
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Three weeks ago, Hannah Storm's life must have flashed before her eyes. Outside to cook a routine dinner for her family, her propane grill exploded and Storm caught on fire. In a chilling recollection of the events, Storm remembered calling inside to her 15 year old daughter saying "Mommy's on fire. You have to call 911". America's favorite daytime host of SportsCenter was laid up in the hospital for a while with severe burns to her chest, face and hand. Left without eyebrows and most of her hair, Storm still persevered and recovered enough to host the annual Rose Bowl Parade coverage on January 1, 2013. Such a scary incident that I am sure her family is happy to have past them, especially Hannah Storm's husband Dan Hicks.
Unlike a lot of the significant others and spouses we cover, you actually may have heard of Dan Hicks before. Hicks is the play-by-play announcer for NBC's golf coverage, and has been in the lead role since 2000. He also provides coverage during the Olympics, and was behind the call of USA's famous comeback in the 4x100 freestyle relay against France in 2008. He started his career at CNN, before moving to NBC. His other important role in the company must be fun for the whole family, as he occasionally calls Notre Dame football games, which is Storm's alma mater.
It only seems natural the Storm end up in sportscasting. Her father was Mike Storen, former commissioner of the ABA and GM of three teams in the league. Combine that with attending undergrad at sports crazy Notre Dame and her calling was clear. After brief stints working for rock radio stations, she started calling Houston Rockets and never looked back.
Both Hicks and Storm (who's actual last name is Storen) have been in broadcasting their entire careers, so naturally that is how they met. Storm worked for CNN from 1988-1992, during which time she met Hicks. They were married on January 8, 1994. They now live in Greenwich, CT with their 3 children.