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  • Conrad Black
    Trump pardons billionaire fraudster who wrote glowing book about him

    (Vox) On Wednesday, President Donald Trump followed through on a campaign promise he made to Conrad Black, a former media mogul and business partner, by pardoning him for fraud and obstruction of justice convictions. In late 2015, Black — who was ... - 5/16/2019

    Trump Pardons His Friend Conrad Black, Who Wrote Glowing Trump Biography Last Year

    (NPR) President Trump has granted a pardon to former media mogul and society figure Conrad Black, who was convicted of fraud in 2007. Black is also a friend of the president and frequently praises him in his newspaper columns. Last year, Black published a ... - 5/16/2019

    Trump Just Pardoned a Guy Who Wrote a Book Calling Him a 'Genius'

    (Rolling Stone) On Wednesday, the White House announced the two latest recipients of the coveted presidential blessing: Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who last year wrote a book called Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other; and Patrick Nolan, ... - 5/16/2019

    Here's the background to Conrad Black's conviction that Trump wiped away

    (MarketWatch) Former media mogul Conrad Black's long-running legal saga has just seen another plot twist, with President Donald Trump granting a pardon to his biographer and onetime business associate. The Canadian-born Black once faced 13 charges over the ... - 5/16/2019

    After a two-decade friendship and waves of lavish praise, Trump pardons newspaper magnate Conrad Black

    (Washington Post) Donald Trump was “a loyal friend in my late legal troubles,” Conrad Black once wrote. Trump returned the favor, at times. He once called Black “a tremendously strong man,” but in 2007, when Black was on trial for ripping off his own company, Trump was ... - 5/16/2019

    Trump pardons former newspaper mogul Conrad Black

    (Crain's Chicago Business) (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump pardoned former media tycoon Conrad Black on Wednesday, formally forgiving the Hollinger International Inc. founder of a conviction for mail fraud and obstruction of justice. Black, 74, who served three and a half ... - 5/16/2019

    Donald Trump is right to pardon Conrad Black

    (The Spectator USA) Granting a full pardon to Conrad Black is the first sensible thing that Donald Trump has done. Black is being depicted as a 'fraudster' by his detractors but I see something entirely different — a brave, fearless, and audacious intellect that has refused to truckle ... - 5/16/2019

    Donald Trump's pardon for Conrad Black shows he didn't forget his old friend

    ( Lord Black asked Mr Trump to back him at the Hollinger shareholders' meeting that year, which he did. "I fully support the company and its management, and in particular I have great respect for Conrad Black and David Radler," said Mr Trump, who had ... - 5/16/2019

    Conrad Black, an ex-media mogul who wrote a book about the president, gets a full pardon

    (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black's media empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times and The ... - 5/16/2019

    Pardon clears Black's legal woes, but his stain remains

    (Chicago Sun-Times) That, in a nutshell, if you puff away the bombast and legalese, not to mention the confusing miasma of conviction and acquittal, appeal and reversal, is the essence of the misdeeds of Conrad Black, former master of Hollinger International, a chain of ... - 5/16/2019

  • Jeff Koons
    Jeff Koons' 'Rabbit' Fetches $91 Million, Auction Record For Work By A Living Artist

    (NPR) A 3-foot-tall silver bunny just set an art world record. Rabbit, by the playful and controversial artist Jeff Koons, sold for more than $91 million at Christie's Auction House — the most for work by a living artist at auction. Robert Mnuchin, an art dealer and the ... - 5/16/2019

    Even the Rich Aren't Rich Enough for Jeff Koons

    (The New York Times) The art market has a 0.01 percent problem. That much was apparent on Wednesday at the contemporary auction at Christie's in New York, where a stainless steel rabbit by Jeff Koons sold for $91 million, setting a record price for work by a living artist. - 5/16/2019

    Jeff Koons's Rabbit Sells For $91 Million, Setting New Auction Record For Living Artists

    (Gothamist) Jeff Koons's 1986 sculpture of a 41-inch tall, stainless steel rabbit sold for $91,075,000 on Wednesday night at Christie's, setting a new auction record for a living artist. Koons isn't new to this record, which he previously set when his "Balloon Dog (Orange)" ... - 5/16/2019

    A bunny sculpture by Jeff Koons just sold for $91.1 million — another sign that the art world is untethered from reality

    (Washington Post) In a sane world, no work of art would be worth $91.1 million, which is the price the art dealer Robert E. Mnuchin paid at Christie's on Wednesday for Jeff Koons's stainless steel sculpture “Rabbit.” (The buyer is Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's father.) ... - 5/16/2019

    Jeff Koons' 'Rabbit' fetches record $91 million at NY auction

    (The Boston Globe) NEW YORK (AP) — A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, fetching over $91 million. The sale of Koons' 1986 ''Rabbit'' at Christie's Wednesday was the most expensive work by a living artist ever sold at ... - 5/16/2019

    Jeff Koons' 'Rabbit' sculpture sold for a record $91 million

    ( A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said. The playful, stainless steel, 41-inch high rabbit, regarded as one of the most ... - 5/16/2019

    El conejo de acero inoxidable hace a Jeff Koons el artista vivo más caro: 91 millones de dólares

    (TN - Todo Noticias) La escultura se reconoce al instante. No hay muchas entre las obras de su generación que lo consigan de esta manera tan poderosa. La figura plateada con forma de conejo inflable ocupó desde su creación hace 33 años portadas de revistas, catálogos y ... - 5/16/2019

    Quien es Jeff Koons, el artista que batió récords en un remate

    (Clarí Nada de delantales sucios y pinceles chorreantes. Las fotografías del artista estadounidense Jeff Koons lo muestran como un millonario amable y pulcro que tanto podría ser abogado en Boston, cirujano en Beverly Hills o experto en comercio internacional ... - 5/16/2019

    Jeff Koons recupera el título de artista vivo más caro

    ( (blog)) La puja se prolongó durante nueve minutos, suscitó el aplauso de la sala y el artista conseguía arrebatar el récord de artista vivo más caro que ostentaba Jeff Koons desde 2013. El mercado del arte es, en ocasiones, caprichoso y una subasta en Christie's ... - 5/16/2019

    'Rabbit', de Jeff Koons, rompe récord de subasta al venderse por 91.1 mdd

    (Expansión) CIUDAD DE MÉXICO - Una escultura del estadounidense Jeff Koons se vendió por casi 91.1 millones de dólares, estableciendo un récord para un artista vivo. La subasta fue organizada por Christie's en Nueva York este miércoles. Rabbit, es una pieza de ... - 5/16/2019

  • Killing Eve
    The 'Killing Eve' Writers Don't Know the Show's Ending Yet. Here's Why That's OK.

    (Observer) AMC Networks' Killing Eve is a good show. Like, a really good show. It's won all sorts of awards and ended up on all sorts of best-of lists, including our own. But as we're seeing with Game of Thrones during its final season, and as we've seen repeatedly ... - 5/16/2019

    This is what Killing Eve's season one ending meant to Villanelle

    ( Killing Eve's dark series one denouement saw Eve intimately stab Villanelle in the stomach, leaving fans contemplating how that act of brutality will affect their opaque relationship going forward into season two. The award-winning show's producer Sally ... - 5/16/2019

    'Game of Thrones' ends; Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'; 'Killing Eve' wows

    (Orlando Sentinel) “Killing Eve” explores just how unwise it is to get close to psychopathic assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer). MI6 operative Eve (Sandra Oh) tries to oversee Villanelle on a mission to Rome in the episode “Wide Awake” at 8 p.m. Sunday on BBC America and ... - 5/16/2019

    The sweet way Killing Eve's Jodie Comer learned to do so many accents

    ( While it's essentially common knowledge that Jodie Comer is an excellent actress, one thing you might not know about the 26-year-old is that she's actually Liverpudlian with a thick Scouse accent. When asked how she managed to mask her native twang so ... - 5/16/2019

    Killing Eve season 2 sees Jodie Comer's Villanelle watch now axed Jeremy Kyle Show

    (Radio X) The second season of Killing Eve has already aired on BBC America, and as reported by the Daily Mail, its second episode sees Villanelle - played by Jodie Comer - watching an episode of the reality show entitled Don't Blame Me For The Death Of My Dad. - 5/16/2019

    Killing Eve producer says series ending is not mapped out

    ( Killing Eve recently returned for a well-received second season in America, and we're finally going to get to catch up with it in the UK soon. With all the crazy success the show has had, obviously there's demand for more, more, more. But how long could the ... - 5/16/2019

    Will 'Killing Eve' star Jodie Comer be the latest to snatch an Emmy bid for a sophomore season after a snub?

    (Goldderby) BBC America's “Killing Eve” netted two Primetime Emmy Award nominations last year, one for Sandra Oh in Best Drama Actress and the other for Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Best Drama Writing. The show's second season, which is currently airing, is expected to ... - 5/16/2019

    At least Villanelle is a fan of Jeremy Kyle! Russian assassin is spotted watching episode of the axed show in new series ...

    (Daily Mail) BBC bosses face an awkward dilemma over the new series of Killing Eve, as its villain, played by Jodie Comer, watches an episode of the Jeremy Kyle Show in one of the episodes. Episode two of the show, shows assassin Villanelle cosied up on the sofa ... - 5/16/2019

    She's killing it! The rise and rise of Killing Eve's Jodie Comer

    ( It's perhaps all the more appropriate she snuck up on us. This time last year, when early murmurs about a glamorous new BBC thriller called Killing Eve travelled around the globe from America, where it premiered, the show's winning components seemed ... - 5/16/2019

  • Marlen Ochoa
    Marlen Ochoa-Lopez dreamed of becoming a singer or fashion designer: 'She had a big future'

    (Chicago Tribune) Ochoa-Lopez was the oldest of four siblings and took on the role of caretaker for them, her family said. She had a 3-year-old son of her own that she doted on, dressing him up and taking him to church every Sunday. At 19, she was married, finishing up at ... - 5/16/2019

    A Pregnant Woman In Chicago Was Killed Before Her Baby Was Cut Out Of Her Body

    (BuzzFeed News) Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant, went missing April 23 after leaving her high school, according to the Associated Press, and for weeks, her family and police had no idea what had happened to her. On Thursday, Chicago police ... - 5/16/2019

    Missing pregnant teen found dead; baby cut from womb

    (CBS News) ... of Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, on Thursday. Police said Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa, 24, were charged with murder, and Desiree confessed to helping her mother strangle Ochoa-Uriostegui with a coaxial cable, CBS Chicago ... - 5/16/2019

    Family of murdered pregnant woman identify body, focus on survival of brain damaged son

    (Chicago Sun-Times) Lopez spoke with reporters Thursday afternoon outside the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, where he'd just identified the body of his wife, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19. The couple's other son, 3-year-old Joshua, keeps asking where mom is. “My other ... - 5/16/2019

    A murdered woman's child was cut from her womb. Her family blames a Facebook post about free baby clothes.

    (Washington Post) The last time anyone saw Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, she was nine months pregnant. The petite 19-year-old left her alternative high school on the lower west side of Chicago at around 3 p.m. on April 23, driving away in her black Honda Civic. Later that day, her ... - 5/16/2019

    Parents Of Marlen Ochoa React To Investigation Of Daughter's Death; 'These Anti-Immigrant Laws'

    (CBS Chicago) CHICAGO (CBS) — The parents of Marlen Ochoa, the pregnant 19-year-old who was murdered, spoke out about their daughter and why it took so long for police to “take action sooner and save a life”. Arnulfo Ochoa, Marlen's father, said the family has closure ... - 5/16/2019

    Marlen Ochoa, la joven latina embarazada a la que mataron y le ...

    (BBC Mundo) La última vez que se vio a Marlen Ochoa López fue el pasado 23 de abril, cuando salía de la escuela Secundaria Alternativa Latino Youth, donde estudiaba. Estaba embarazada de nueve meses y la fecha prevista para el alumbramiento era el 5 de mayo. - 5/16/2019

    Marlen Ochoa, la joven embarazada a la que mataron y le ...

    (El Comercio) La policía indica que el bebé se encuentra en un hospital recuperándose. Previamente pasó por una prueba de ADN para confirmar al parentesco con Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui. Los familiares de Ochoa-Uriostegui han expresado tristeza e indignación por la ... - 5/16/2019

    Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui fue estrangulada y después le cortaron el ...

    (Univision (Comunicado de prensa)) El cuerpo de la adolescente embarazada de 19 años fue encontrado en una casa del suroeste de Chicago. La víctima fue a ese sitio para supuestamente recibir artículos para bebés que serían regalados por una mujer que contactó a través de Facebook. - 5/16/2019

    Forense: a Marlen Ochoa-Lopez la estrangularon y le removieron a ...

    (Telemundo Atlanta) CHICAGO.- La autopsia realizada el miércoles al cuerpo de una mujer corresponde a Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, la joven embarazada de 19 años y que estaba reportada como desaparecida desde el pasado 23 de abril, así lo dijo la Oficina del Médico Forense ... - 5/16/2019

  • Huawei
    Trump's executive order may be aimed at Huawei, but its impact could be far wider

    (Vox) Last month, the Times of London reported that the CIA has evidence that Huawei “has received funding from branches of Beijing's state security apparatus” and shared that information with the UK to pressure its ally not to adopt Huawei's 5G network. - 5/16/2019

    Blacklisting Huawei takes the US-China trade war to a dangerous new level

    (CNN) Then, on Wednesday, the United States dramatically escalated its fight against Huawei, the world's largest telecoms equipment maker and one of China's national champions. That could scuttle an agreement entirely. "It could potentially put the entire ... - 5/16/2019

    Trump ban on China's Huawei fans trade war flames

    (CBS News) Shortly after Mr. Trump's order was signed, the Commerce Department said it put Huawei on a blacklist that could bar the company, along with 70 affiliates, from doing business with American companies. That means Huawei can't buy parts and components ... - 5/16/2019

    Huawei ban clouds US-China trade talks, tech sector

    (Reuters) WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, which said the ... - 5/16/2019

    Huawei says US ban is 'in no one's interest'

    (Engadget) Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within the country. "This decision is in no one's interest," the company said. "It will do significant economic ... - 5/16/2019

    Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order

    (Ars Technica) The order doesn't mention Huawei or China by name, but it was widely seen as targeting Huawei and other Chinese companies such as ZTE. Huawei is the second-biggest smartphone vendor in the world, according to IDC, and it sells a large amount of ... - 5/16/2019

    Daily Crunch: Trump targets Huawei with emergency declaration

    (TechCrunch) While the U.S. already restricted government contractors and federal agencies from using technology supplied by Huawei or its subsidiaries, this new executive order gives Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and other federal agencies broad powers of ... - 5/16/2019

    Huawei: así respondió la tecnológica china a la decisión de Donald ...

    (BBC Mundo) Así respondió Huawei a la orden ejecutiva firmada por Donald Trump el miércoles en la que prohíbe que empresas estadounidenses utilicen los servicios de telecomunicaciones de cualquier firma extranjera que ponga en riesgo la seguridad del país. - 5/16/2019

    El multimillonario negocio que pierde Huawei tras bloqueo de EE. UU.

    ( La última ofensiva de Estados Unidos contra Huawei, que situó a la empresa china en una lista negra, amenaza con alterar la cadena de suministro de tecnología global, muy vinculada al negocio de 105.000 millones de dólares del mayor proveedor ... - 5/16/2019

    Guerra comercial entre EE.UU. y China: tras el portazo de Donald ...

    (Clarí Guerra comercial entre EE.UU. y China: tras el portazo de Donald Trump a Huawei se desata otro frente de batalla. Beijing anunció que tomará las medidas necesarias para proteger a sus empresas. El logo de Huawei en su planta de Dongguan, en China. - 5/16/2019

  • When is Memorial Day 2019
    These Are the Restaurants Open on Memorial Day in 2019

    ( Ready or not—but let's be honest, we're all more than ready—Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us. It seemed like the long, cold winter would never end, but lo and behold, the unofficial kickoff to summer is finally here. Yes, you'll soon have several ... - 5/16/2019

    14 Essentials For Memorial Day Weekend 2019 And Beyond

    ( Your outdoor grill is already gearing up for summer — but when you're having tons of family and friends over for a Memorial Day celebration, you'll need some extra room for your burgers, dogs and kebabs. That's why this stainless steel charcoal grill is exactly ... - 5/16/2019

  • Patrick Peterson
    Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson apologizes for positive PED test

    (USA TODAY) Patrick Peterson said he was "definitely, definitely sorry" about Thursday's bombshell that the Arizona Cardinals' perennial Pro Bowl cornerback has been suspended for the first six games of the upcoming 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy regarding ... - 5/16/2019

    At Charity Event, Patrick Peterson Apologizes For Suspension

    ( Peterson admitted the timing wasn't ideal, as it came during a pre-planned media availability meant to promote his charitable foundation, the Patrick Peterson Foundation for Success. Peterson hosted a welcome party on Thursday in Scottsdale and has a ... - 5/16/2019

    Cardinals' Patrick Peterson apologizes for 6-game PED suspension

    (Arizona Sports) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Patrick Peterson didn't take long to break his silence. On the same day it was announced the Arizona Cardinal cornerback would be suspended six games for a PED violation, Peterson made a statement at his welcome party before the ... - 5/16/2019

    Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended first 6 games of season

    ( The NFL later made its official announcement of Peterson's suspension. "Patrick recognizes how disappointing this is for everyone in the organization as well as our fans," the Cardinals said in a statement. "As we all do, he understands that regardless of intent ... - 5/16/2019

    Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson issues statement following suspension

    (ABC15 Arizona) Arizona Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson issued a statement and took a few questions from the media on Thursday evening, just hours after we learned that he will be suspended for the first six games of the 2019 NFL regular season for violating the ... - 5/16/2019

    Patrick Peterson suspended six games for violating NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy

    ( Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson will be suspended the first six games of the 2019 NFL season after violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter, adding that Peterson has dropped his appeal. The six-game ... - 5/16/2019

    Fallout from Patrick Peterson suspension

    (Revenge of the Birds) The Arizona Cardinals lost one of the cornerstones of their team and a captain on the defense. Now, they will have to work through their first six games without Patrick Peterson as the Cardinals All Pro cornerback was suspended. Let's take a look at the fallout ... - 5/16/2019

    Cardinals' Patrick Peterson 'relieved' about news of PED suspension

    ( May 17 (UPI) -- Arizona Cardinals star Patrick Peterson says he isn't happy about his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, but he is "relieved" that the news is out. News of the Pro Bowl cornerback's 2019 ban broke ... - 5/16/2019

    Patrick Peterson upset team would not restructure contract before suspension

    (Cards Wire) Something happened between the Arizona Cardinals and cornerback Patrick Peterson last month, leading to his frustration and a decision not to participate in the voluntary offseason program after first showing up for voluntary workouts. The initial report was ... - 5/16/2019

    A timeline of the Cardinals' Patrick Peterson drama

    (Arizona Sports) Patrick Peterson's latest entry into the past year's strange saga only leads to the belief there is tension between he and the Arizona Cardinals. His midseason trade request in 2018 and walk-back was odd. Then came his absence at voluntary mini-camp ... - 5/16/2019

  • iPhone 11
    Un concepto del iPhone 11 lo imagina muy parecido al Galaxy S10

    (CNET en Español) Slah ideó un iPhone de 2019 sin ceja en la parte superior de la pantalla y tampoco hay una cámara retráctil como algunas fabricantes están optando. Este diseño del iPhone 11 tiene una cámara frontal integrada en pantalla, idéntico al Galaxy S10 Plus que ... - 5/16/2019

  • Halsey
    Watch Halsey Get Fired Up in 'Nightmare' Music Video

    (Rolling Stone) Girl power is on display in Halsey's video for her new single “Nightmare.” The clip, directed by Hannah Lux Davis and based on a concept by Halsey, features all women, including Cara Delevingne, Suki Waterhouse and Debbie Harry. The song itself reflects ... - 5/16/2019

    Is Halsey's New Album Called 'Maniac'? Fans Think Clues From 'Nightmare,' Past Tweets Point To New Title

    (Newsweek) Halsey fans may have unearthed the pop star's new album title in a series of past comments, and new music video references. The singer released feminist anthem “Nightmare” on Friday, along with a dark and powerful music video, that could set the tone for ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey's "Nightmare" Is the Ultimate Girl Power Anthem You've Been Waiting For

    (E! Online) When a fan tweeted yesterday, "i could really use a angry anthem right now @halsey," the 24-year-old was waiting in the wings, ready with a response: "well boy do I have a song for you." At midnight, she followed through, releasing her girl power song ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey releases new single 'Nightmare'

    ( Halsey said "Nightmare" was inspired by her female fans. "imagine getting onstage every night and seeing young women sweating mascara tears, lightning in their eyes, throwing elbows and raising fists, screaming till the veins in their necks raise under warm ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey Shares New Song “Nightmare”: Listen

    (Pitchfork) Halsey has dropped a new song called “Nightmare.” It marks her first solo single of 2019, following her collaborations with Blink-182's Travis Barker and Yungblud (“11 Minutes”) and BTS (“Boy with Luv”). Watch the music video for the track below. - 5/16/2019

    Halsey returns with new song 'Nightmare'

    ( Halsey has returned with new song 'Nightmare' – marking her first solo track of 2019. After collaborating with the likes of BTS and Blink-182's Travis Barker, the new track sees the singer head in an edgier direction as she channels the spirit of punk and riffs on ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey shares inspiration for “Nightmare,” dedicates song to young women

    (Alternative Press (blog)) Halsey first started turning her latest leaf last week after completely blacking out her social media. Then, she posted a link in her social media bios that directed fans to a site where they could sign up for email alerts and proceed to share their worst ever ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey Drops Feminist 'Angry Anthem' Day After Alabama Abortion Ban: Lyrics, Fan Reactions

    (Newsweek) Pop star Halsey released her latest track, “Nightmare,” on Friday, just a day after Alabama lawmakers passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the country. Halsey's latest track is a feminist anthem, railing against America's treatment of women in a furious ... - 5/16/2019

    Halsey's 'Nightmare' Lyrics — Listen to Halsey's Rage-Filled, Powerful New Single

    ( Halsey's "Nightmare" lyrics are filled with unapologetic rage! The singer released her new single Friday (May 17), delivering an angsty, '90s rock-inspired banger. The pop star first hinted at the new song during a concert in early May, and later confirmed the ... - 5/16/2019

    Watch Halsey's New Video for “Nightmare”

    (Complex) Halsey's first solo record of 2019 is finally here. The singer-songwriter teased the “Nightmare” single earlier this month, during her two-night residency at NYC's Webster Hall. During the May 10 performance, Halsey unveiled a large banner that featured the ... - 5/16/2019

  • Bill de Blasio
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential run

    (CNN) New York, New York (CNN) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the 2020 Democratic presidential primary Thursday morning, casting himself as the most accomplished progressive pick in a field of 23 candidates vying for a chance to challenge ... - 5/16/2019

    New Yorkers mock Bill de Blasio for White House run

    (Politico) "Me doing stand-up is like Bill de Blasio running for president,” said Tina Fey this week at a Comedy vs. Cancer charity event in Manhattan, according to someone who attended. “Except I would figure it out because I'm not the worst.” Story Continued Below. - 5/16/2019

    Mayor Bill de Blasio Enters 2020 Race for President

    (The New York Times) Mayor Bill de Blasio rose to power by depicting New York as a “tale of two cities” riven by income inequality, and then built his biggest successes like universal prekindergarten around that theme. Now he will test whether his platform can resonate on a ... - 5/16/2019

    Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously?

    (The Guardian) But when news emerged that De Blasio was planning to launch a campaign, it was greeted with a wave of mockery on social media. As he announced his candidacy – news that was scooped by a teenager in Iowa – the New York Post greeted him with a ... - 5/16/2019

    NYC's Bill De Blasio Trades Criticism at Home for Curiosity in Iowa

    (Bloomberg) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stepped away from the criticism in his hometown to engage curiosity in Iowa, making his first stop as a presidential candidate in the middle of farm country to demonstrate his interest in agricultural issues and take shots at ... - 5/16/2019

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is running for president

    (Vox) De Blasio, who has been mayor since 2014, announced on Thursday that he will make a run for the White House, joining an already crowded Democratic field. The decision ends months of speculation regarding whether de Blasio would throw his hat into the ... - 5/16/2019

    Why Bill de Blasio?

    (Washington Post) With New York Mayor Bill de Blasio entering the Democratic primary, there are now 23 Democrats running for president. As Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) once said of consumerism — “You don't necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of ... - 5/16/2019

    9 things to know about Bill de Blasio

    (Center for Public Integrity) De Blasio wasn't officially “Bill de Blasio” until January 2002. He had two other names prior to that. Born Warren Wilhelm Jr., he changed his name for the the first time in 1983 — to Warren de Blasio-Wilhelm — to embrace his mother's Italian heritage, he wrote ... - 5/16/2019

    13 facts about Bill de Blasio that New Yorkers want every American to know

    (The Week Magazine) Thursday morning I woke up to the news that my mayor, Bill de Blasio, is running for president. If you don't live in New York City, you probably don't really know Bill yet. So, as a reporter who has covered some of the mayor's notable, um, moments, I wanted to ... - 5/16/2019

    Meet the 17-year-old politics reporter who broke the news that Bill de Blasio is running for president

    (Business Insider) Gabe Fleisher, a 17-year-old from St. Louis, Missouri, was the first to break the news that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was running for president. The news wasn't supposed to get out, but Fleisher got the big scoop while doing some research for his ... - 5/16/2019

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
    There Is No Spoon, But There's Plenty of Knives In 'John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum'

    (NPR) The John Wick movies are what you might call coffee-table action films, the kind where a lot of dudes (and ladies, and gender-nonconforming individuals) get thrown through expensive-looking coffee tables. John Wick was a genuine surprise four-and-a-half ... - 5/16/2019

    'John Wick 3' goes to war, but runs out of ammunition

    (CNN) (CNN) The John Wick movies are essentially aimed at people who find the "Taken" franchise too intellectually demanding, dispensing with the pretense of a plot in order to get right into the action. "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" certainly follows that ... - 5/16/2019

    'John Wick: Chapter 3' Review: Keanu Reeves Is Back for Another Brutal Round

    (The New York Times) In “John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum,” guns have more dialogue than its hero and more capacity than seems technically possible, the spraying of bullets interrupted mainly to showcase another lethal weapon. Even more than its predecessors, this third ... - 5/16/2019

    Could you handle Halle Berry's insane 'John Wick 3' workout? (Probably not)

    (USA TODAY) If you're going to play a trained fighter, it helps to actually train like a fighter. At least that's how Halle Berry felt about taking on the role of mysterious assassin Sofia in “John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum” (in theaters Friday), in which she stars opposite Keanu ... - 5/16/2019

    Mark Dacascos Is Perfect in 'John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum'

    (The Ringer (blog)) Mark Dacascos is in John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum. He plays a character named Zero, the leader of a small group of assassins tasked with killing John Wick. That's why I'm writing about him right now, and why I've been thinking about him for the past ... - 5/16/2019

    'John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum' Review: Elegant Escapism

    (Wall Street Journal) During an uncharacteristically pensive moment in “John Wick: Chapter 3Parabellum,” the hero seeks out The Director (Anjelica Huston), a mysterious crime boss who helped to raise him and has protected him in the past. She's dismayed that he is on the ... - 5/16/2019

  • Big Bang Theory
    'The Big Bang Theory' Series Finale Reveals Big News, Ends on Emotional Note From Sheldon Cooper

    (Variety) “The Big Bang Theory” premiered on Sept. 24, 2007, and for most of its run, was primetime's most-watched comedy series. It remains one of the most successful sitcoms in TV history — and the longest-running multi-cam comedy of all time (recently surpassing ... - 5/16/2019

    'The Big Bang Theory' Draws 18 Million for Finale

    (The New York Times) “The Big Bang Theory” ended its long, successful run with 18 million people tuning in for its series finale on Thursday night, according to Nielsen. “Big Bang” goes out on a high note: The CBS comedy will finish the season as the most-viewed entertainment ... - 5/16/2019

    'Big Bang Theory' Series Finale Lands 18 Million Viewers

    (Deadline) UPDATED with fast nationals: An average of 18 million people watched the 279th and final episode of history-making hit CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory Thursday night. The finale scored a 3.1 rating in the key 18-49 demographic group in its two-hour ... - 5/16/2019

    'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all

    (USA TODAY) Spoiler alert: This story contains significant details from Thursday's series finale of "The Big Bang Theory." Sheldon Cooper has some explaining to do about his behavior in Thursday's series finale of "The Big Bang Theory." But because he's a fictional ... - 5/16/2019

    Want to live in 'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco's house? You can – for $6.9M

    (USA TODAY) Leonard and Penny's apartment may no longer exist after Thursday's "Big Bang Theory" series finale, but fans with deep pockets – and we're talking $6.9 million deep – could have the next best thing: star Kaley Cuco's actual house. The actress is selling her ... - 5/16/2019

    El final de 'The Big Bang Theory' se cierra con una gran dosis de ...

    (CNN) (CNN) — El siguiente artículo contiene spoilers sobre el final de la serie “The Big Bang Theory”. El final de “The Big Bang Theory” mostró el gran corazón del programa, celebrando la amistad, tan peculiar como era, que ha sido la columna vertebral de la ... - 5/16/2019

    The Psychosocial Pull Of 'The Big Bang Theory'

    (Forbes) The series finale of The Big Bang Theory was a milestone, but far from a farewell for the longest running multi-camera comedy in television history. Fifty-two Emmy nominations are nothing to sneeze at, but it was that continuous, twelve-year draw of an eclectic ... - 5/16/2019

    'The Big Bang Theory' finale closes with a big dose of heart

    (CNN) (CNN) The following contains spoilers about "The Big Bang Theory" series finale. "The Big Bang Theory" finale showed off the program's big heart, celebrating the friendship — quirky as it was — that has been the backbone of the CBS sitcom over 12 seasons. - 5/16/2019

    The Big Bang Theory Ended with a Massive, Unearned Bombshell

    (Vanity Fair) After nearly 12 years on air, The Big Bang Theory finally came to an end on Thursday night with a two-part finale that hit all of the requisite notes for the conclusion of such a long-running series: it paid off some of the show's running jokes, offered a few ... - 5/16/2019

    'Big Bang Theory' cast dishes on finale and shares show secrets with Colbert

    (Los Angeles Times) ... impressions of their costars, Penny's elusive last name, which cast members had sex in their dressing rooms (maybe Galecki), favorite guest stars (Judd Hirsch, Mark Hamill and Bob Newhart) and who asked them to sign their “Big Bang Theory” yearbooks. - 5/16/2019

  • Ric Flair
    Was WWE Wrestler Ric Flair Declared Brain Dead?

    ( On 16 May 2019, the entertainment website TMZ reported that former WWE wrestler Ric Flair (real name Richard Fliehr) was rushed to the hospital for a medical emergency. As Flair's fans fretted over the news, a few opportunists started to spread false rumors ... - 5/16/2019

    Ric Flair's Surgery 'Has Been Postponed' Due to 'Complications' After He Was Hospitalized, Wife Says

    ( A source told the wrestling news website Pro Westling Sheet that Flair was hospitalized in connection with recent heart issues. In a previous statement to PEOPLE, Barlow confirmed that “due to ongoing health complications, Ric was taken to the hospital and ... - 5/16/2019

    Wrestling Icon Ric Flair to Undergo Surgery Friday After Hospitalization, Wife Wendy Barlow Says

    ( The wife of Ric Flair confirmed the wrestling legend is set to undergo surgery after he was taken to an Atlanta area hospital. Flair's wife, Wendy Barlow, announced the 70-year-old will be having an operation Friday morning. She did not disclose what the ... - 5/16/2019

    Legendary wrestler Ric Flair hospitalized, expected to make 'full recovery' from surgery

    ( Arguably the greatest professional wrestler in history, the "Nature Boy" Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday, though the urgency of his stay and reason for his upcoming procedure remain unknown at this time. Flair, 70, is a 16-time world heavyweight champion ... - 5/16/2019

    Ric Flair, who was born in Memphis, hospitalized for 'planned procedure', per report

    (The Commercial Appeal) Ric Flair reportedly has been hospitalized. According to TMZ, the professional wrestling legend was rushed to a hospital in the Atlanta area following a "medical emergency." But according to Conrad Thompson, a popular pro wrestling podcaster and Flair's ... - 5/16/2019

    Ric Flair Surgery Postponed Due to 'Complications'

    (TMZ) Ric Flair is experiencing medical "complications" that have forced doctors to postpone a surgery that was supposed to happen on Friday ... this according to Ric's wife. Wendy Barlow just issued a statement on the WWE legend's condition -- saying, "Ric's ... - 5/16/2019

    WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair Hospitalized Amid Conflicting Reports On His Health (Updated)

    (Forbes) Less than two years after a grave health scare that saw pro wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair miraculously pull through life-threatening internal complications, Flair was once again hospitalized Thursday. A TMZ report that Flair was rushed to ... - 5/16/2019

    Ric Flair Expected to Make Full Recovery ... Wife Says

    (TMZ) Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning after suffering a medical emergency, TMZ Sports has learned. We're told Flair was in the Atlanta area when something went wrong. The 70-year-old WWE legend was initially taken to the emergency room to ... - 5/16/2019

    Offset Goes Off on Blogs That Misreported Ric Flair Died

    (Complex) Offset hasn't taken kindly to false reports that Ric Flair passed away. The Migos rapper took to Twitter on Friday morning and had a message for blogs, writing, “RIC FLAIR IS NOT DEAD U DUMB ASS BLOGS,” and “GOD IS WITH HIM HE HAS NOT PASSED ... - 5/16/2019

    Update On WWE Legend Ric Flair's Health After Being Hospitalized

    (The Spun (blog)) Last night, TMZ Sports published an encouraging statement from Flair's wife Wendy Barlow. In it, she said her husband is expected to make a full recovery after he undergoes a surgical procedure today. “Due to ongoing health complications, Ric was taken to ... - 5/16/2019

  • Blues
    It's a test: Blues must focus after blown call

    (ESPN) Despite a missed hand pass that led to St. Louis' loss Wednesday, the Blues say they can't dwell on what happened while they look to come back from a 2-1 deficit to the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference finals. "It is hard [to move on], for sure. - 5/16/2019

    St. Louis Blues: NHL Getting National Attention For All The Wrong Reasons

    (Bleedin' Blue) The St. Louis Blues would not be the St. Louis Blues if they did not have some bad luck. The Blues are the sports equivalent of the person that says if they did not have bad luck, they'd have no luck at all. It does have to be said that the Blues did lose Game 3 of ... - 5/16/2019

    St. Louis says it's done feeling the 'hand pass' blues

    (The Mercury News) ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues have officially moved on from the Game 3 controversy. “Seriously, it's over,” said coach Craig Berube on Thursday morning. Added defenseman Jay Bouwmeester: “It's done — no use looking back.” Vladimir Tarasenko had a ... - 5/16/2019

    FanDuel to issue refunds after disputed ending to Sharks-Blues Game 3

    ( Naturally, the Blues were pissed, as evidenced by several players voicing and showcasing their displeasure with the officials as they made their way off the ice. They remained critical of the missed call in the aftermath of the loss, even going so far as to pound ... - 5/16/2019

    FanDuel returns bets on Sharks vs. Blues Game 3 due 'controversial nature' of OT goal

    (USA TODAY) FanDuel considers the officiating failure at the end of Wednesday's Game 3 of the St. Louis Blues-San Jose Sharks series to be so egregious that it is refunding moneyline bets made on the losing Blues. The company said the money was being returned ... - 5/16/2019

    The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster

    (Deadspin) Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating off in ... - 5/16/2019

    Bruins will play Sharks or Blues in Stanley Cup Final

    ( The Bruins were 1-0-1 against the Blues this season, winning 5-2 at home on Jan. 17 and losing 2-1 in a shootout on the road Feb. 23. Chris Wagner had two goals and an assist, David Krejci had three assists, and Torey Krug had a goal and an assist for ... - 5/16/2019

    Bruins advance to Stanley Cup Final, await Sharks-Blues series winner

    ( Should the Sharks eliminate the St. Louis Blues, Joe Thornton will be shipping up to the city of his former team. Boston drafted Thornton with the No. 1 overall pick in 1997. Thornton played 532 games for the Bruins, scoring 454 points (169 goals, 285 assists) ... - 5/16/2019

    Sharks-Blues Game 3 ends in controversy ... that Tuukka Rask predicted

    (Yahoo Sports) If it's any solace to the St. Louis Blues, the Boston Bruins feel (some of) their pain. The Blues fell to the San Jose Sharks in Game 3 of the Western Conference final Wednesday night on Erik Karlsson's game-winner in overtime. But the replay showed Karlsson ... - 5/16/2019

    Bruins Will Have Their Hands Full With Either Sharks Or Blues

    (CBS Boston) No matter whether it's the Sharks or the Blues that emerge from the West, the Bruins will have their hands full. Here's how both the Blues and Sharks compare to the teams the Bruins have faced this postseason, both in terms of regular-season performance ... - 5/16/2019

  • PGA Championship
    With Masters celebration behind him, Tiger Woods salvages shaky round at PGA Championship

    (USA TODAY) For Woods, that meant a return to the grind of competition Thursday in Round 1 of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. The transition isn't always a smooth one. “It wasn't as clean as I'd like to have it, for sure,” Woods said. The reigning Masters champ ... - 5/16/2019

    Tiger Tracker: Woods in danger of missing the cut at PGA Championship

    (Washington Post) Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, will need a herculean effort Friday to pull himself back into contention at the PGA Championship. In Thursday's first round, playing partner Brooks Koepka bent the course to his will with a sizzling 63, which was nine strokes ... - 5/16/2019

    2019 PGA Championship leaderboard: Live coverage, Tiger Woods score, golf scores on Friday

    ( FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Round 2 of the 101st PGA Championship opened Friday with Brooks Koepka placed firmly atop the leaderboard, and all he's done since taking the course for the second time is increase his lead at Bethpage Black. Koepka's effort is ... - 5/16/2019

    Tiger Tracker: Woods (+5) outside the projected cut line Friday at PGA Championship

    (Golfweek) The chase for 82 and 16 continues on Friday. Looking to add to his PGA Tour and major championship win totals this week at Bethpage Black, Tiger Woods is back on the course for the second round of the 101st PGA Championship. A four-time winner of the ... - 5/16/2019

    Tiger Woods updates: PGA Championship, Rd. 2

    ( FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Tiger Woods will have his work cut out for him if he wants to get back into contention at the PGA Championship. He's nine shots behind first-round leader Brooks Koepka after shooting 72 on Thursday. At least Woods will be able to ... - 5/16/2019

    PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson vault into contention on Friday

    (For The Win) Three-time major champion and defending PGA Championship winner Brooks Koepka set a course record at Bethpage Black on Thursday to put the field on notice, but a pair of popular pre-tournament contenders put themselves in contention on Friday. - 5/16/2019

    PGA Championship: Koepka se pone en la cima y Tiger Woods ...

    (Clarí PGA Championship: Koepka se pone en la cima y Tiger Woods queda lejos. El estadounidense lidera con -7, mientras que el Tigre, que viene de ganar el Masters de Augusta, quedó a nueve golpes de la cima. Brooks Koepka en el hoyo 15 en el Bethpage ... - 5/16/2019

    PGA Championship: cómo seguirlo en vivo y la gran recuperación ...

    (LA NACION) Cuando parecía que quedaba irremediablemente fuera del torneo, Emiliano Grillo tuvo una gran reacción en el trayecto de vuelta de la segunda ronda y está previsto que supere el corte clasificatorio del PGA Championship, el major de golf que este año se ... - 5/16/2019

    Koepka brilla y Tiger sufre en el PGA Championship

    ( El campeón defensor, el estadounidense Brooks Koepka, empezó en punta este jueves la 101 edición del PGA Championship tras entregar tarjeta con 63 golpes (-7), mientras que su compatriota Tiger Woods sufrió un pésimo arranque y terminó a nueve ... - 5/16/2019

    Koepka primer líder del PGA Championship

    ( Estoy muy contento de hacer comenzado el torneo de esta manera", dijo a Efe Lorenzo Vera, nacido en Bayona y de padre español, que se encuentra empatado en el cuarto puesto de la clasificación en su segunda participación en el PGA Championship. - 5/16/2019

  • Wednesday, May 15
  • Kay Ivey
    Before the abortion ban, Gov. Kay Ivey tested a deeply conservative agenda in Alabama

    (Washington Post) With a quick scribble of her pen Wednesday afternoon, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) essentially made abortion in her state illegal in all circumstances, with zero exceptions for rape or incest. Doctors who perform the procedure face a penalty of up to 99 years in ... - 5/15/2019

  • Austin Riley Braves
    Braves' Austin Riley homers in first big league game

    (USA TODAY) ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves gave another top prospect his shot. Austin Riley wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity. Riley homered on his second at-bat in the big leagues, launching a high fastball from Michael Wacha deep into left-field seats ... - 5/15/2019

    Braves' highly touted prospect Austin Riley homers in MLB debut

    ( Riley's first career homer was off a fastball, which he turned around at 109 mph off the bat and sent 438 feet into seats in left-center. Given that the Braves entered the night ranking just 10th in the NL in home runs, the reigning NL East champs are no doubt ... - 5/15/2019

    Braves' Austin Riley homers in big-league debut

    (Atlanta Journal Constitution) Riley, who hit 13 home runs in his past 18 games for Triple-A Gwinnett before being promoted to the big leagues, homered on his second at-bat Wednesday night at SunTrust Park. His solo home run in the fourth inning of the Braves' game against St. Louis ... - 5/15/2019

    Braves promote top prospect Austin Riley

    ( Austin Riley has arrived in Atlanta. The Atlanta Braves' top position prospect earned his major-league promotion on Wednesday following his torrid start to the 2019 campaign. Riley, 22, hit 15 home runs with a 1.057 OPS in his first 37 games for Triple-A ... - 5/15/2019

    Braves prospect Riley homers in 2nd MLB AB

    ( ATLANTA -- As Austin Riley soaked in the excitement of highlighting his Major League debut with a monstrous home run that helped the Braves claim a 4-0 win over the Cardinals on Wednesday night, his good friend Mike Soroka reminisced about where it all ... - 5/15/2019

  • Adam Gase
    Losing record, no playoff wins: Adam Gase takes control of Jets

    (ESPN (blog)) They let him play a significant role in the hiring of coach Adam Gase. They let him spend more than $125 million in guarantees on free agents. They let him run the 2019 NFL draft, which included selecting a prospect with the No. 3 overall pick. They let him be ... - 5/15/2019

    How Adam Gase Was Able To Overthrow Jets GM Mike Maccagnan

    (Forbes) To fully grasp why Adam Gase versus Mike Maccagnan in a boardroom power struggle was as big a mismatch as Lucy vs. Charlie Brown in special-teams execution, you need to think back to March 2015, when Maccagnan had barely settled into his general ... - 5/15/2019

    Jets trade Darron Lee to Chiefs as Adam Gase grabs reins

    (New York Post) Adam Gase the general manager did not take long to make his first move. Gase traded linebacker Darron Lee to the Chiefs in exchange for a sixth-round pick Wednesday, a source confirmed, just hours after he was appointed interim GM following the firing of ... - 5/15/2019

    Hours after Jets fire GM, Adam Gase trades former first-rounder Darron Lee to the Chiefs

    ('s Albert Breer reports that the Jets and Chiefs had been discussing a trade for weeks but couldn't agree on the compensation; Maccagnon wanted a fifth-round pick but Gase was willing to settle for a sixth-rounder. The move comes almost two weeks ... - 5/15/2019

    Adam Gase disagreed with price tag for Bell, Mosley

    ( There were grumblings of discord between New York Jets head coach Adam Gase and general manager Mike Maccagnan before Wednesday's firing of Maccagnan. Now, there is confirmation of disagreements between the two men. NFL Network Insider Ian ... - 5/15/2019

    Hyde: Adam Gase keeps cashing in on failure | Commentary

    (Sun Sentinel) But for much of the past three years I quarterback-whispered to the Quarterback Whisperer himself, former Dolphins coach Adam Gase, not to trust his quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, or hire Jay Cutler or change his effective, 2016 offense into the one that ... - 5/15/2019

    Jets name coach Adam Gase interim GM after firing Mike Maccagnan

    (Los Angeles Times) Jets name coach Adam Gase interim GM after firing Mike Maccagnan. By Chuck Schilken. May 15, 2019 | 10:40 AM. Jets name coach Adam Gase interim GM after firing Mike Maccagnan. New York Jets coach Adam Gase, left, and general manager Mike ... - 5/15/2019

    Adam Gase, hours after being named the Jets' acting GM, trades a former 1st-round pick to the Chiefs

    (Chicago Tribune) Less than three weeks later, Gase made it happen. In three seasons, Lee had 241 tackles, four sacks, 11 passes defensed and three interceptions — all last season — including one returned for a touchdown. He was the 20th overall pick out of Ohio State in ... - 5/15/2019

  • Jamie Collins
    Patriots reportedly signing former Pro Bowler Jamie Collins three years after trading him to the Browns

    ( Less than three years after trading him, the New England Patriots have reportedly welcomed back Jamie Collins, reuniting with the former Pro Bowl linebacker about a month after he hit the open market. According to the Boston Globe's Jim McBride, the Pats ... - 5/15/2019

    3 things to know about Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins

    ( The New England Patriots traded linebacker Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns for a third-round pick in 2016. There had been reports that he demanded “Von Miller money,” refused an $11 million per year offer from the Patriots, and was freelancing on ... - 5/15/2019

    Three Years Later, Patriots Look To Hit The Reset Button With Linebacker Jamie Collins

    (Forbes) It is a reunion that would've been hard to picture during the 2016 NFL trade deadline. It is a reunion that's still hard to picture now. But Jamie Collins is back with the organization that shipped him away in the midst of a contract year, as NFL Media's Ian ... - 5/15/2019

    What does Jamie Collins bring to the New England Patriots in his return? (Film review) | Andrew Callahan

    ( Take it from Jamie Collins's new position coach. Speaking last spring on NBC Sports Boston's football podcast Quick Slants, Jerod Mayo reflected on his playing days to explain how versatile Collins was when the two were teammates from 2013-15. Collins ... - 5/15/2019

    Jamie Collins, Patriots discuss potential return, per report

    (Boston Herald) The NFL rumor mill keeps chugging along deep into the offseason, often producing speculative stories about possible player destinations. We've all seen this headline: Could Team X be interested in a reunion with Player Y? These scenarios are fun to ... - 5/15/2019

    LB Jamie Collins heading back to play for Patriots

    ( Jamie Collins is returning to where his NFL career started. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that the New England Patriots have agreed to terms with the free agent linebacker to bring him back to Foxborough, per a source informed of ... - 5/15/2019

  • New England vs Chelsea
    Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek injured in friendly win over New England Revolution

    (ESPN) Ruben Loftus-Cheek suffered a serious injury to overshadow Chelsea's 3-0 win over New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts in a friendly branded the "Final Whistle on Hate." In front of the ... With only 13 days until Chelsea face Arsenal in the Europa League final, Loftus-Cheek's injury leaves his participation in significant doubt and adds to the concerns of head coach Maurizio Sarri, who is already sweating on the fitness of N'Golo Kante (hamstring) ahead of the match. - When is ... - 5/15/2019

    New England, Chelsea join forces to fight discrimination via friendly match

    ( Behind the leadership of New England owner-operator Robert Kraft and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, 15 organizations will benefit from those proceeds, including the World Jewish Congress, the Tree of Life synagogue, the Anti-Defamation League, ... - 5/15/2019

    New England Revolution vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

    ( The New England Revolution will host Chelsea at Gillette Stadium in a friendly organised by respective team owners Robert Kraft and Roman Abramovich to help promote eradicating racism and anti-Semitism from the game, with the match being called the ... - 5/15/2019

    New England Revolution vs Chelsea: Time, TV channel info, how to stream, teams, predicted line-ups and more

    (The Independent) Chelsea take on New England Revolution on Wednesday night in the 'Final Whistle on Hate' friendly match at Gillette Stadium in Boston. It comes as part of the west London club's 'Say No To Antisemitism' campaign, which has seen representatives from both ... - 5/15/2019

  • Survivor finale 2019
    'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' finale: Greenville's Chris Underwood wins $1 million prize

    (Greenville News) Greenville resident Chris Underwood won "Survivor: Edge of Extinction," making it back into the game after being the third person voted out. He wins the $1 million grand prize. In making his case to the jury of fellow contestants voting for the final prize, ... - 5/15/2019

    Survivor host Jeff Probst answers season finale burning questions

    ( SPOILER ALERT: Read on only if you have already watched the season finale of Survivor: Edge of Extinction. Each week, host Jeff Probst has been answering a few questions about the latest episode of Survivor: Edge of Extinction. Here, he weighs in on the ... - 5/15/2019

    Historic 'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' finale has controversial winner

    (AOL) The Survivor: Edge of Extinction finale was a wild ride Wednesday and fans have mixed emotions. 27 nights after being voted out, Chris Underwood won his way back into the game from the Edge of Extinction. He survived a couple of tribal councils and then ... - 5/15/2019

    'Survivor's Joe Anglim Cuts His Iconic Hair at Season Finale After Sia's $15k Offer

    (Entertainment Tonight) ... @janglim21 if you cut your hair off and donate it to a children's cancer wig making charity I'll give you 15k," Sia tweeted during the finale, just minutes after Probst joked that maybe Anglim's hair was the reason he's never won in his three seasons of Survivor. - 5/15/2019

    'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' Winner Revealed in Shocking Season Finale

    (Hollywood Reporter) Minutes after the live Survivor finale in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Chris on the phone about his historic win, some of the controversies surrounding the victory, why he stepped into the ring against Devens, and more. How are you feeling ... - 5/15/2019

    Chris Underwood Wins Survivor After Playing Just 13 Days of Edge of Extinction

    ( Natalie White, winner, Survivor: Samoa. In a shocking finale, Survivor just awarded a win to a guy who barely played Survivor. Sales manager Chris Underwood was the third person voted out of the game, when his allies turned on him at Manu. After 28 days ... - 5/15/2019

  • Deontay Wilder
    Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies'

    (Fox News) Wilder told USA Today that the bad blood between him and Breazeale stems from an event back in February 2017. Wilder won a fight against Gerald Washington, who Breazeale had been rooting for. Wilder said Breazeale had made threatening remarks to ... - 5/15/2019

    Killing someone in the ring? Deontay Wilder says it's legal, but opponent says it's crazy

    (Los Angeles Times) Wilder, the unbeaten World Boxing Council champion from Alabama, arrives at his Showtime-televised showdown at Brooklyn's Barclays Center with Breazeale aggravated by failed talks with fellow unbeatens Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, and a 2017 ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder's desire to 'get a body' on his boxing record by killing an opponent makes a mockery of the fighters who ...

    (Business Insider) Deontay Wilder says he wants to "get a body" on his record and kill an opponent, making a mockery of those who have died or been permanently injured through boxing. Wilder, the WBC heavyweight world champion, is one of the hardest punchers in the ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder scouts ... himself

    (ESPN) Heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs), coming off his contested split draw against Tyson Fury in December, fights Dominic Breazeale May 18 on Showtime. So we had an anonymous trainer assess Wilder -- then let Wilder respond. TRAINER: ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder on Dominic Breazeale: 'His life is on the line for this fight and I do mean his life'

    ( When unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder faces mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale on Saturday, it will be the culmination of a two-year beef that began with harsh words and a melee inside an Alabama hotel lobby in 2017. The trash ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder on Saturday night's opponent: 'If he dies, he dies'

    (USA TODAY) The bad blood between heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder and his upcoming opponent, Dominic Breazeale, appears to have reached dangerous levels as the men prepare to square off Saturday at the Barclays Center in New York. “If he dies, he dies,'' ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder analiza... a sí mismo

    (ESPN Deportes) El campeón de peso pesado Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs), luego de su empate contra Tyson Fury en diciembre, pelea contra Dominic Breazeale el 18 de mayo en Showtime. Así que hicimos que un entrenador anónimo evaluara a Wilder, luego dejamos ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder: “Este es el único deporte en que puedes matar”

    (Revista Boxeadores) Breazeale alegó que Marcellus Wilder lo golpeó en la nuca frente a su esposa e hijos. Deontay Wilder llegó al hotel después de ese altercado y fue en busca de Breazeale, quien más tarde presentó una demanda contra el campeón al que enfrentará el ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder: "El boxeo es el único deporte donde puedes matar ...

    ( El campeón mundial de peso pesado Deontay Wilder, volvió a dejar declaraciones polémicas en la rueda de prensa que ya se han hecho virales. Ver también: Los Lakers hacen oficial el fichaje de Frank Vogel como entrenador. Las palabras controversiales ... - 5/15/2019

    Deontay Wilder genera polémica por su comentario: "El boxeo es el ...

    (Diario Correo) El boxeador Deontay Wilder generó polémica por un explosivo comentario durante una rueda de prensa antes de enfrentarse a Dominic Breazeale, a quien amenazó sin reparos. "La vida de Breazeale está en juego en esta pelea y me refiero a su vida. - 5/15/2019

  • Sharks vs Blues
    Erik Karlsson's Controversial Winner Gives Sharks Game 3 OT Win vs. Blues

    (Bleacher Report) Erik Karlsson's controversial overtime goal helped the San Jose Sharks pull out a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final on Wednesday night, giving San Jose a 2-1 series lead. Karlsson and Joe Thornton each had ... - 5/15/2019

    Blues incensed after no-call in OT loss to Sharks

    (ESPN) Most of the San Jose Sharks had retreated to the dressing room, believing that Erik Karlsson's goal at 5:23 of overtime had given them a Game 3 win and a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference finals. None of the St. Louis Blues had left the bench or the ... - 5/15/2019

    Sharks making lineup changes for Game 3 vs. Blues

    (The Mercury News) ST. LOUIS — The Sharks made some lineup changes Wednesday to try and spark their bottom two forward lines for Game 3 of the Western Conference Final with the St. Louis Blues. Melker Karlsson started Wednesday's game on the third line with Joe ... - 5/15/2019

    Sharks vs. Blues live stream: How to watch NHL playoffs Game 3 online

    ( Once again, the Sharks will look to get back in the win column after losing a Game 2 of a playoff series. San Jose split its first two games of the Western Conference final at SAP Center against the Blues, and now head to St. Louis all tied up at one win apiece. - 5/15/2019

    NHL Playoffs 2019: Sharks win via controversial goal in overtime, take 2-1 series lead over Blues

    ( A wild Game 3 of the Western Conference Final ended in controversy on Wednesday night, and once again it's the San Jose Sharks getting a major break by some questionable officiating. The Sharks took a 2-1 series lead when Erik Karlsson scored in ... - 5/15/2019

    St. Louis Blues Pros/Cons Playoff Game 3 Vs. San Jose Sharks

    (Bleedin' Blue) The St. Louis Blues came out of the gates and did what they needed to do at the beginning of Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. The Blues had jump, energy and physicality. Unfortunately, that only lasted the first 10 minutes. St. Louis took a foolish ... - 5/15/2019

  • Thomas Ravenel
    Southern Charm: Kathryn Dennis Found Out About Thomas Ravenel's Arrest in the News

    ( Thomas Ravenel may no longer star on Southern Charm, but his presence was certainly felt during the season 6 premiere. Wednesday night's season premiere kicks off with the cast learning of Ravenel's arrest after he was charged with assault and battery in ... - 5/15/2019

    What the 'Southern Charm' Cast Really Thinks of Thomas Ravenel's Absence From the Show

    ( Southern Charm season 6 returns to Bravo on May 15 without Thomas Ravenel. According to reports, Thomas was accused of sexual assault in May 2018. Months later, Thomas announced that he was leaving Southern Charm after season 5 on his own ... - 5/15/2019

    Is Thomas Ravenel Still With Ashley Jacobs? 'Southern Charm' Personalities' Romance Uncertain

    (Newsweek) During the Season Five reunion, which Ravenel did not attend, Jacobs defended her relationship with Ravenel, calling him her “best friend,” and adding that she was “really happy” and not going anywhere. However, the two split ways in August, according to ... - 5/15/2019

    Thomas Ravenel Drama, On Cue

    (FITSNews) According to an exclusive report from The Daily Mail, a host of “fresh allegations” have been lobbed against disgraced former politician Thomas Ravenel by his former nanny, Dawn Ledwell. Some of them are pretty seismic, too, although at this point when it ... - 5/15/2019

    Thomas Ravenel's Arrest Takes Center Stage on 'Southern Charm'

    (Distractify) When Southern Charm returns for a sixth season on May 15, the show's cast members will be reeling from a pretty major scandal. Thomas Ravenel's future on the Bravo series was brought into question following a September arrest for assault and battery in ... - 5/15/2019

  • Lakers
    Lakers' NBA draft lottery win one of franchise's top moments in years

    (Los Angeles Times) If you're still down on the Lakers signing James, let's not forget this is a franchise that took out billboards begging Dwight Howard to stay in L.A. before he left for Houston, enlisted the help of Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine to woo LaMarcus Aldridge before ... - 5/15/2019

    With A Little Lottery Luck, The Lakers Are A Draft Pick Closer To An Anthony Davis Trade

    (Forbes) The Lakers had just a 9.4% chance of nabbing a top-four pick on the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday and a 2% shot at grabbing possible basketball revelation Zion Williamson. As miracles go, the Lakers could hardly have done better. Los Angeles somehow ... - 5/15/2019

    Who could the Lakers take No. 4 in the NBA Draft?

    (OCRegister) Shortly before Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery, Rob Pelinka met with Jesse Buss and the rest of the Lakers scouting department to strategize for the NBA Combine. The discussion focused on pick No. 11, which the Lakers had a 77.6 percent chance to land, ... - 5/15/2019

    What the Lakers do with the No. 4 pick will shape the entire NBA Draft

    (SB Nation) Something finally went right for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a dreadful calendar year defined by missing the playoffs, the abrupt exit of Magic Johnson, a twice-botched coaching search, and some bizarre LeBron James rumors, the Lakers left Tuesday night's ... - 5/15/2019

    Windhorst: Pelicans Not Interested in Making Anthony Davis Trade with Lakers

    (Bleacher Report) New Orleans Pelicans president of basketball operations David Griffin may have a good relationship with Klutch Sports, but that doesn't mean the team plans to acquiesce to Anthony Davis' request to be a Los Angeles Laker. "The Pelicans are not interested ... - 5/15/2019

    Lonzo Ball Rumors: 3 Chicago Bulls-LA Lakers trade packages

    (Pippen Ain't Easy) What is a trade deal that could workout for the Chicago Bulls with the seventh overall draft pick in exchange for Lonzo Ball from the Los Angeles Lakers. With the disappointment coming around for the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery by landing the ... - 5/15/2019

    El organigrama de los Lakers: ¿Quién tiene los asientos de poder ...

    (ESPN Deportes) Con la contratación por parte de Los Angeles Lakers de Frank Vogel como entrenador jefe después de las ofertas rechazadas por Monty Williams y Ty Lue, las preguntas siguen abundando con respecto a la estructura de poder del equipo. ¿Quién está ... - 5/15/2019

    Los Lakers hacen oficial el fichaje de Frank Vogel como entrenador

    ( "Estamos emocionados de incorporar a Frank Vogel como entrenador jefe de los Lakers. Vogel tiene un historial exitoso en los Playoffs de la NBA y cuenta con las cualidades que buscábamos para el puesto, incluyendo preparación detallada de los partidos ... - 5/15/2019

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