Soccer-Loving Celebs Tweet and Instagram Support for America's World Cup Win

5 Celebs Who Have Been Asked to Prom (and Said Yes!)

It’s prom season, which means that high schoolers across the country are working up the nerve to ask their perfect date to the big dance. But in today’s online world, the pool of potential dance partners can extend much farther than the walls of a student’s high school – and even into Hollywood.

Barack Obama, Basketball Players React to Donald Sterling's Alleged Racist Comments

Stars and Sports Figures Tweet Support for Gay NBA Player Jason Collins

With 10 minutes left in the second quarter of Sunday’s NBA game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers, Jason Collins stepped onto the court and made history. The 35-year-old free agent became the first gay athlete to compete in any of North America’s four professional sports.

Meryl Streep, 50 Cent and Kobe Bryant Get 'Gangsta' at Lakers Game

Everyone knows Meryl Streep can act and sing – but could a rap career be this leading lady’s latest venture?

The August: Osage County star was photographed buddying up to 50 Cent, and as the rapper wrote in his Instagram caption, “Things got a little gangsta.”

Kobe Bryant to Mom: Don't Sell My Old Trophies!

When your son grows up and moves away, what to do with all his stuff? Old basketball jerseys, tarnished high school trophies, um, a few L.A. Lakers’ championship rings?

If you’re Pamela Bryant, the mother of Lakers star Kobe Bryant, you might consider selling them for a tidy sum.

But better check with Kobe first.

In a cease-and-desist letter to Goldin Auctions of West Berlin, N.J., Bryant is seeking to block his mom’s June sale of 42 pieces of early Kobe memorabilia worth an estimated $1.5 million. He alleges the items are not hers to sell.

Kobe Bryant – and His $25K Watch – Play Ball for Charity

It only costs $25,000 to keep time like the Black Mamba.

Kobe Bryant was announced as the new ambassador of Swiss luxury watch brand, Hublot, at the London Hotel in West Hollywood Wednesday night, where the Lakers star’s limited edition “King Power Black Mamba” timepiece was unveiled.

Still recovering from his ankle injury, the basketball champ kept score in a charity shoot-off with two children from After-School All Stars Los Angeles and raised $30,000 for the Bryant Family Foundation.

Kobe Bryant: President Obama Talks Trash on the Basketball Court

L.A. Lakers star Kobe Bryant is one of the best players in the NBA, but there is one opponent he goes a little easy on: President Barack Obama.

Bryant, who has played some games against the commander-in-chief at the White House, says Obama is “very, very good” on the basketball court, but Bryant was tentative about going full-out during their competitions.

Which Basketball Star Told Rob Pattinson He's a 'Big Fan' in L.A.?

A slam dunk for Twilight!

Robert Pattinson stepped out Sunday night to attend Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel’s after party at Soho House in Los Angeles.

Joined by a male friend, Pattinson was dressed casually in a baseball cap and jacket, but every girl in the room was “trying to get his attention,” an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

Inside the star studded event, guests sipped on Don Julio margaritas and Bulleit Bourbon Old Fashioned cocktails and snacked on sliders from Umami Burger.

Vanessa Bryant: Kobe Better Be Winning If He's Going to Be Away

For Vanessa Bryant, winning is not only an essential. It’s everything. And so is her family.

“I certainly would not want to be married to somebody that can’t win championships,” the fashion figure and wife of Lakers star and five-time NBA champ Kobe Bryant tells New York magazine.

“If you’re sacrificing time away from my family and myself for the benefit of winning championships,” she says, “then winning a championship should happen every single year.”