NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 02:00 2019-06-14

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation

Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease: Live and Rent: Live, is set to lead a......

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation

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Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens Are Gorgeous Bridesmaids at Friend's Wedding Here comes the bride...and the Wildcats! Pretty Little Liars alum Brant Daugherty is marrying his fiancé and actress Kimberly Hidalgo on Saturday and High School Musical co-stars and......
02:26 2019-06-16

Vanessa Hudgens Is "So Proud" as Austin Butler Lands Major Elvis Presley Role Congratulations to Austin Butler! The 27-year-old actor has landed the role of Elvis Presley in director Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic. Luhrmann confirmed the news himself on......
21:52 2019-07-15

Austin Butler's casting as Elvis Presley makes girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens curse joyfully Newbie Austin Butler will play Elvis Presley opposite Tom Hanks' Colonel Tom Parker in Baz Luhrmann's new movie about the king of rock 'n' roll.        ...
09:13 2019-07-18

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland....
12:39 2019-06-13

Vanessa Carlton Is the New Carole King. Here's the First Time They Met Best known for her 2001 hit “A Thousand Miles,” the singer-songwriter is signed up to play King in the jukebox musical “Beautiful.” Carlton uncovers their 20-year-old cassette of music together....
04:39 2019-06-18

Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa welcome baby girl The retired Los Angeles Lakers star announced he and his wife Vanessa were expecting their fourth daughter in January.        ...
02:26 2019-06-22

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Welcome a Baby Girl: Find Out Her Unique Name It's a party of six in the Bryant household! Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Laine Bryant made an exciting and special announcement on Friday afternoon about the new addition to their family.......
22:39 2019-06-21

BH90210 Casts Vanessa Lachey and La La Anthony, But As Fictional Wives Ever since the announcement of the Beverly Hills, 90210 reunion series BH90210, we've had endless questions. Some of them are as simple as "Why?" and "How?" and others......
00:13 2019-06-01

USWNT’s Allie Long says key to NYC was stolen from LA hotel room Change your locks, NYC — someone stole the key to the city. Star of the US Women’s National Soccer Team Allie Long had her Los Angeles hotel room broken into on Thursday — and the key to the city she had just received from Mayor de Blasio was missing, sources said. “After the @ESPYS show...
06:52 2019-07-12

Riverdale Star Vanessa Morgan Is Engaged to Baseball Pro Michael Kopech Vanessa Morgan is a bride-to-be! The 27-year-old Riverdale star, who portrays Toni Topaz on the CW series, announced her engagement to professional baseball player Michael Kopech via......
09:00 2019-07-04

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue, a.k.a. the number that kids in the earl...
05:13 2019-05-24

USA's Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United States women’s soccer team after she discovered ...
19:13 2019-07-12

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room during the team's victory celebrations....
18:13 2019-07-12

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
22:01 2019-07-12

World Cup champ Allie Long receives new key to New York City after first one was stolen Allie Long, a member of the U.S. women’s soccer team who had won the World Cup earlier this month, received a new key to New York City on Tuesday after her original one was stolen....
18:52 2019-07-17

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even more confusing when the person who’s sick is a child. It’s something actress Vanessa Bayer experienced firsthand when she dealt with leukemia as a teen...
00:39 2019-07-14

Soccer Star Allie Long's Wedding Ring Stolen in Hotel Burglary After attending the 2019 ESPYS in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Allie Long returned to her hotel and discovered that her room had been burglarized. The midfielder for the U.S. Women's......
19:26 2019-07-12

Women's World Cup: USA's Kelley O'Hara, Allie Long pen excuse note for fans The United States Women's National Team wrote an excuse letter to bosses around the country ahead of their quarterfinal match against France on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-28

USWNT Uses Equal Pay Lawsuit As Confetti For Parade; Allie Long Eats A Page The World Cup-winning USWNT is currently parading its way through New York City and continuing the bender that began immediately after the women dispatched the Netherlands on Sunday. Today’s highlights include the entire team pounding Ace of Spades at 8:40 a.m., backup goalkeeper and unofficial team...
23:13 2019-07-10

FX's beleaguered Y: The Last Man adaptation gets a new showrunner Y: The Last Man has re-re-emerged from development hell at FX, as the network has officially announced the hiring of Eliza Clark to take over showrunning duties. The news comes a couple of months after previous showrunners Michael Green and Aida Croal exited the long-developing adaptation over good ...
22:13 2019-06-18

World Cup champ Allie Long's LA hotel room burglarized, thief steals key to NYC: report While U.S. women’s soccer star Allie Long’s was attending the ESPY Awards Wednesday night, someone broke into her Los Angeles hotel room and stole the symbolic key to New York City she had been presented just hours earlier as part of World Cup celebrations....
13:26 2019-07-12

What’s a Jellicle, Anyway? Everything You Need to Know About Cats Before the Movie Adaptation The Cats are coming. The film adaptation of the beloved 1981 musical is underway with a star-studded cast — Idris Elba! Taylor Swift! Jennifer Hudson! Judi Dench! (Did we mention Taylor Swift?) — and an expected Dec. 20, 2019 release date. We’re already getting a taste of what̵...
00:13 2019-07-19

AMC’s adaptation of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 is NTG00D Joe Hill’s surreal and dreamlike NOS4A2 needed a Tim Burton sensibility, but it gets a Joel Schumacher one in the drab and lifeless AMC adaptation. It’s a story that includes a killer car, magical covered bridge, and a mythical place called Christmasland, but no one behind this show could figure out...
20:26 2019-05-31

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot winner and outspoken Trump critic Megan Rapinoe....
21:52 2019-07-08

Netflix is throwing a ton of money at a Sandman adaptation Years after writer Eric Heisserer dropped out of making a Sandman movie because—in his words—“it needs to go to TV,” and slightly fewer years after original Sandman comic writer Neil Gaiman mentioned that he hoped the success of American Gods would convince someone to make a Sandman TV show, someone...
08:39 2019-07-02

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s also Amazon’s The Dark Tower series, which, despit...
22:39 2019-05-31

USWNT midfielder Allie Long's wedding ring, key to city stolen from hotel room after ESPYs The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a burglary at USWNT player Allie Long's hotel room Wednesday night following the ESPY awards.       ...
20:26 2019-07-12

‘The Goldfinch’ trailer: First look at Ansel Elgort in film adaptation The first heart-wrenching trailer for the film adaption of Donna Tartt’s 760-page, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch” was released Wednesday. “In Amsterdam, I dreamt I saw my mother again,” star Ansel Elgort narrates at the launch of the melancholy preview. Th...
00:39 2019-05-30

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
20:39 2019-07-08

Marc Anthony joins adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights As reported by The Wrap, Marc Anthony has joined the cast of In The Heights, the movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning pre-Hamilton musical. The news actually came from Miranda himself, who revealed the casting announcement on Twitter and noted that he couldn’t “hold it in anymore.” ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Greta Gerwig's upcoming film adaptation of 'Little Women' looks amazing Greta Gerwig has filmed a remake of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott's classic book about four humble sisters named Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy growing up outside Civil War--era Boston....
20:39 2019-06-19

Hulu orders an adaptation of Sally Rooney's Normal People Irish author Sally Rooney has published two novels to date, with both of them—2014's Conversations With Friends, and last year’s Normal People—earning strong reviews for her deft handling of complicated interpersonal topics like class, sex, and pain. Now the latter project will attempt to bring ...
01:39 2019-05-31

James Ellroy says film adaptation of LA Confidential was 'as deep as a tortilla' Speaking at Hay festival, the American crime writer has few kind words for film-makersIt won Oscars and accolades as the best film of 1997, but the crime writer James Ellroy has a different recollection of the adaptation of his novel LA Confidential. “It is about as deep as a tortilla.”“And if you w...
17:52 2019-06-02

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora Lonsdale directing and award-winning Christie adaptor Sarah Phelps (And Then There Were None) writing. The Pale Horse is one of Christie’s later book...
05:26 2019-06-12

BBC reveals stars of its adaptation of Normal People by Sally Rooney Daisy Edgar-Jones to play Marianne in series directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacdonaldThe stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland.The coming-of-age book has been adapted as a 12-part series for t...
06:26 2019-05-31

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-21

This Fresh Adaptation Of Jane Austen's Sanditon Is About To Become Your Next Period Drama Obsession A first look at the upcoming drama shows Rose Williams as spirited young heroine Charlotte Heywood, staring out at the ocean like a member of the Monterey 5...
19:39 2019-06-27

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish” which ended in flames with Harvey Weinstein.The ...
13:52 2019-05-29

Lakeith Stanfield to star in adaptation of Top Chef contestant Kwame Onwuachi's memoir According to Variety, Lakeith Stanfield (best known for Atlanta and Sorry To Bother You, though he’s been everywhere lately) is set to star in a movie adaptation of Notes From A Young Black Chef, the memoir written by former Top Chef contestant—and celebrated American-Nigerian chef—Kwame Onwuachi. T...
04:52 2019-07-16

Aladdin's Marwan Kenzari joins Netflix comic book adaptation The Old Guard According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aladdin villain Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of The Old Guard, Netflix’s adaptation of the Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez comic of the same name. The story is about a group of soldiers who are “inexplicably immortal,” allowing them to fight as mercenaries...
02:52 2019-05-29

The denizens of Downton Abbey are "modern folk" in film adaptation's first full trailer Adjust thy monocle, for a new trailer for Julian Fellowes’ film adaptation of Downton Abbey has arrived, and, *gasp*, the Crawleys are “modern folk” now. “No maid, no valet, no nanny even!” cries Lord Grantham and we just...we couldn’t be more proud....
16:52 2019-05-21

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot at bad guys and jump off the jet just before it c...
03:00 2019-05-22

What are you reading in July? In our monthly book club, we discuss whatever we happen to be reading and ask everyone in the comments to do the same. What Are You Reading This Month?...
19:39 2019-07-15

What are you reading in June? In our monthly book club, we discuss whatever we happen to be reading and ask everyone in the comments to do the same. What Are You Reading This Month?...
20:13 2019-06-17

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
05:13 2019-05-23

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With this relationship, the Cumulus Radio family of stations in Tucson will continue to be the local home for Arizona football and men’s basketball on 1290 ...
05:00 2019-06-22

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
22:00 2019-05-23

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-called deepfake tec......
02:00 2019-06-16

Never-ending reading: Oregon GOP tries to tie up Legislature SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans have forced a clerk in the Oregon Legislature to read aloud every word in nearly every piece of legislation as the minority party uses the stalling tactic to try to gain leverage. Democrats have supermajorities in both the state Senate and House, and Republicans are us...
22:52 2019-05-28

Calculate the Reading Time for Any Book If you’re trying to read more books, it’s helpful to know how long a book will take you—not how many days, but how much actual reading time. The site Reading Length tells you how long it will take to read any particular book. Enter a title, and if it’s available on Amazon, Reading Length will find i...
00:00 2019-06-05

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used to rec...
04:00 2019-06-14

What NYC subway riders are really reading on the train Say what you will about the New York City subway system — and many locals are saying plenty, given its crumbling infrastructure, chaos and delays — but Uli Beutter Cohen still sees the beauty in it. Five years ago, the documentarian started the Instagram account Subway Book Review, where she posts p...
20:39 2019-06-22

Summer reading guide: 20 hot new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).        ...
07:39 2019-05-31

Harlan Coben: 'I cry a lot when I write – I need to cry more when I’m reading' The thriller author on the book that explains why writers are ‘plain nuts’, and the William Goldman novel that started him on his career pathThe book I am currently readingTwo at the moment: The Wych Elm by the great Irish crime writer Tana French: lyrical, suspenseful, unpredictable. And every year...
12:52 2019-06-14

How to outfox the robots reading your resume There are more resumes to compete against. Here's how to tailor your resume to take advantage of the algorithms that reject and choose candidates....
16:26 2019-06-18

Reading the Brexit tea leaves: Moves in sterling Sterling has been the focus for global investors rattled by Britain's planned departure from the European Union, plunging immediately after the vote to leave and then moving wildly ever since on Brexit-related headlines....
11:39 2019-05-24

Want Kids to Learn the Joy of Reading? Barbershops and Laundromats Can Help A movement supported by nonprofit groups and libraries is creating literary spaces in places where children find themselves with time on their hands....
11:39 2019-07-02

Recommended Reading: Apple's ambitious TV plan Can Apple hack it in Hollywood? We talk to the man behind Apple TV+ Stuart McGurk, GQ UK Apple officially revealed it's TV streaming service in March, but it won't debut for the masses until this fall. There have been all kinds of reports swirling......
16:39 2019-07-06

How Economists Are Reading Budget 2019 Announcements Union Budget 2019: The government said it saw fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent of GDP in the current financial year, a reversal of the relaxation to 3.4 per cent announced in the interim Budget....
19:26 2019-07-05

Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor students Jack Gillum and Jeff Kao, ProPublica Following the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospitals and other public places are installing tech to......
22:13 2019-06-29

Recommended Reading: Facebook moderator PTSD Bodies in seats Casey Newton, The Verge The job of moderating toxic content on social media is a daunting task. It also takes a massive psychological toll on those doing it. The Verge has first-hand accounts from the worst-performing Facebook mode......
16:00 2019-06-23

Summer reading: 10 books being adapted for film, TV "Little Fires Everywhere," "Nine Perfect Strangers," "Chemical Hearts" and other novels are being adapted for film and television following the success of "Big Little Lies."...
11:52 2019-07-05

ES magazine's summer reading list Whether you're looking for a hard-hitting debut or the perfect beach read by your favourite author, this list will make picking your summer book list a total breeze...
12:13 2019-06-13

Dear NBA, If You're Reading This It's Too Late to Stop Drake “I got enemies, got a lot of enemies; Got a lot of people tryna drain me of my energy; They tryna take the waaaaaaaave from a nigga; Fuckin’ with the kid, and pray for your nigga” — Drake, “Energy”...
20:26 2019-05-31

Recommended Reading: The race back to the Moon Dueling superpowers, rival billionaires. Inside the new race to the Moon Jeffrey Kluger, Time SpaceX, Blue Origin and others are in a heated battle to help NASA return the US to the Moon. Time takes an in-depth look at the new space race and the k......
00:13 2019-07-21

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes, tobacco smoking has grave consequences on one's......
11:39 2019-05-31

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over in the week following the 2019 Women's World Cup, especially in the US. EA game designer Katie Scott......
15:52 2019-07-13

What Were YOU Reading When the Euro Peaked in 2018 – then Plunged For a Year? In February 2018, euro-bullishness was everywhere: Traders, the media, Wall Street. Now watch Jim Martens show his charts & forecast that went against the herd....
14:52 2019-05-21

Oprah Winfrey's Summer 2019 Reading List We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:39 2019-07-06

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious planet....
17:00 2019-07-05

O, The Oprah Magazine's Summer 2019 Reading List We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
21:26 2019-07-08

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branch....
12:39 2019-06-21

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money goes......
00:39 2019-06-09

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound off the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
16:13 2019-06-20

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 9: Ray J 'One Wish' I hear you looking at me right now like, “how did Ray J end up ‘round here?” And to that I say, despite the fact that I have stated very plainly that I’m a fan of one Willie Ray Norwood, I didn’t put Ray J on this list, I put “One Wish” on this list because this song is absolutely fire. And it has a...
15:13 2019-06-09

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 28: SWV 'When U Cry' I’m a well documented SWV fan. But since I’m feeling generous, allow me to document this again. From a piece I wrote called “An Ode to SWV” in February of 2016:...
23:39 2019-06-28

25 bizarre musical collaborations Like Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' "Old Town Road," some of the world’s most famous musicians have taken part in unexpected musical alliances.        ...
23:26 2019-05-25

Can a Kung Fu Musical Get (Way) Off the Ground? “Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise,” the unlikely offspring of a Chinese-American opera impresario and the writers of “Kung Fu Panda” — with songs by Sia — aims to show just how high the Shed can fly....
12:00 2019-06-19

Review: Neil Gaiman’s TV adaptation of Good Omens is glorious good fun Heaven and Hell prepare to face off in the long-planned battle of Armageddon, but an angel, a demon, and a rebellious Antichrist aren't quite as enthusiastic about the prospect in Good Omens. The six-part limited series is based on the original 1990 novel by Neil Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett,...
15:39 2019-06-01

'The Goldfinch': Exclusive first photos from the big-screen adaptation Check out first-look photos of Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright and more in the big-screen adaptation of Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch.'        ...
18:26 2019-05-28

Summer reading guide: 20 of the season's hottest new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).        ...
21:13 2019-05-30

Reading Toni Morrison’s 1973 Summer Essay “Cooking Out” The Book Review’s Summer Reading issue is out this week; 46 years ago, Toni Morrison wrote an essay about cooking out for the 1973 Summer Reading issue....
19:39 2019-05-31

67-year-old pummeled while reading book in Central Park: cops A man spending a lazy morning in Central Park reading a Lewis Carroll classic was pummeled by a stranger — for looking at him the wrong way, authorities and police sources said Wednesday. The 67-year-old was thumbing through “Through the Looking-Glass” as he sat near Olmsted Way and West...
23:00 2019-06-05

The new Kindle Oasis’ adjustable hue makes night reading much easier The new Kindle Oasis e-reader has been announced and it has a fancy new feature: a color adjustable backlight. Basically, rather than simply changing the brightness of the screen to help with evening reading, it can alter hue as the day progresses. Basically, it’ll turn from a cool blue during the d...
16:26 2019-06-19

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal to pay $5 million to acquire the Reading Eagle out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retaining Notification) notice ...
08:13 2019-05-24

‘What’s the point?’ Lawmakers fess up to not fully reading the Mueller report Time for a Mueller report reality check: Only a small segment of America’s most powerful have read it. President Donald Trump can’t give a straight answer about the subject. More than a dozen members of Congress readily admitted to POLITICO that they too have skipped around rather than studying ever...
18:13 2019-07-09

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering the eyes of gamers and general users for years, with Low Blue Light modes in its monitors dating back some time. We saw the BenQ EW2440 offering an almo...
01:52 2019-06-18

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we continue to find things gobbling up our info that we didn......
20:00 2019-06-01

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
15:39 2019-05-21

Live reading of Mueller report in D.C. draws full house More than 250 people listened to a live staged reading of a single volume of special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, with dozens of performers reading bite-sized chunks....
04:00 2019-07-12

A Musical Prodigy? Sure, but Don’t Call Her ‘a New Mozart’ At 14, Alma Deutscher is preparing to play the solo parts at Carnegie Hall for the violin and piano concertos she composed herself, when she’s not writing her next opera or climbing a tree....
17:39 2019-06-14

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 21: Nicole Bus, 'You' Almost nine years ago now, I was listening to the radio, back when that was a thing, and I heard a song that sounded so much like a Lauryn Hill song, or one that should have been a Lauryn Hill song, that I absolutely yelled out the window, “LAURYN BACK LAURYN BACK GOT ALL THESE NWORDS SCREAMING THAT...
20:52 2019-06-21

Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia The multitalented Barbara Hannigan organized this year’s Ojai Music Festival, a well-balanced meal of programming that went down easily, without bloat....
00:26 2019-06-12

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
16:52 2019-05-29

'Game of Thrones' cast gets emotional reading the finale in HBO documentary 'The Last Watch' To the delight of many "Game of Thrones" fans, the Sunday night void on HBO where new episodes of the fantasy series would normally air was filled with not a new episode, but a documentary titled "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch "from British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay....
18:01 2019-05-28

Bank of Scotland fined £45m over huge Reading fraud - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Bank of Scotland is rebuked over its handling of fraud at its Reading branchHBOS fraud: £45m fine over bank’s failingsEarlier:Chipmaker IQE says Huawei ban is hurting global techIQE cuts revenue and profit forecasts 9.52am BST Lloyds Ban...
11:26 2019-06-21

Boy Reading At Federer-Nadal Semi-Final Is Twitter's Newest Sensation Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were going neck and neck in the first set and produced some of the best tennis shots one could ever dream of seeing but the young boy had his eyes glued to the book in......
16:13 2019-07-13

Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Brandy Zadrozny, NBC News Don't believe everything you read on the internet, especially in 2019. An autism "cure" is currently making the rounds i......
01:52 2019-05-26

Review: ‘Dog Man: The Musical’ Celebrates a Cop Who Sniffs Out Crime The bizarro, irreverent world of Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants books, has been deftly translated to the Lucille Lortel Theater’s stage....
19:13 2019-07-09

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 6: Oddisee 'That's Love' Oddisee is one of the hardest working artists in music. And I say music, and not just hip-hop, because his catalog is so expansive that it’s unfair to limit him to the genre he’s most well known for. And that’s if you’re familiar at all. Oddisee seems to live in that interesting space of being supre...
10:39 2019-06-07

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 14: Sister Nancy, 'Bam Bam' I literally have zero recollection of the first time I heard Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam.” I don’t remember it at all before college though, so I’ll just go ahead and assume I heard it at the same place I heard so many dope songs during my college tenure: (what we called) “Fashion Fridays” at Spelman Co...
21:52 2019-06-14

Inside the crazy, musical mind of Look Mum No Computer Sam Battle, best known by his musical persona Look Mum No Computer, isn't your average YouTube star. He's built an impressive following not through traditional songwriting or perfectly-edited music videos -- though he's adept at both -- but ludicrous......
18:13 2019-06-04

‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical. The post ‘Hadestown’ wins the Tony Award for best new musical appeared first on LEX18.com....
07:26 2019-06-10

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be upstaged in the spring by Crowe’s adaptation of his terrific movie “Almost Famous.” Crowe put on a couple of sta...
09:26 2019-05-24

'(Expletive) play!' Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy In a profanity-laced post, Cardinals star Yadier Molina let his feelings known regarding the play that injured Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.       ...
07:13 2019-07-08

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re talking to. Trying to replicate this behavior in gadgets like hearing aids has proven to be very difficult, but researchers might have finally found a ...
06:52 2019-05-31

Darren Criss Returns With New Musical Comedy Royalties Darren Criss is following up his award-winning turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with a musical. The Emmy winner will executive produce, star in and write songs for......
19:39 2019-07-10

James Corden Grants Your Wish With an Aladdin Crosswalk Musical James Corden is about to show you to a whole new world...of musical theater! To celebrate the live-action remake of Aladdin, the host performed a "Crosswalk the Musical" version......
18:52 2019-05-24

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 15: Fela Kuti ‘Lady’ I’d heard of Fela Kuti before I heard Fela. But when I finally made the discovery of Nigeria’s Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti aka Fela Anikulapo Kuti aka Fela, I was done for....
20:52 2019-06-15

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 18: The Temptations 'Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)' As a child, I grew up hearing The Temptations, but I don’t recall really listening. Of course, I knew of Motown and thus I knew some of their biggest songs, some by heart, even if I wasn’t entirely up on game. “Papa Was A Rolling Stone,” and “My Girl,” and “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” are all songs fro...
19:00 2019-06-18

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 12: Luther Vandross 'So Amazing' I don’t know what you can say about a song already called “So Amazing” that literally lives up to its title, even though the “amazing” being referenced is love. I mean, it really is so amazing to be loved, even following people to the moon and the sky above. Not much has to be said about Luther Vand...
16:00 2019-06-12

Starwatch: look high to find Lyra's musical charm The small constellation, named for Orpheus’s lyre, boasts one of the sky’s brightest starsLyra is a small, rather faint constellation in the northern hemisphere, saved from obscurity by the beautiful star Vega. Shining with a brilliant white light, Vega is the fifth brightest star in the sky and lie...
01:39 2019-05-27

Can Neil Diamond break the Broadway bio-musical curse? Neil Diamond is putting his life story on the line. The singer-songwriter has signed up for the Broadway bio-musical treatment, meaning he’s following in the footsteps of previous disappointments such as Emilio & Gloria Estefan’s “On Your Feet! The Musical,” which received me...
23:26 2019-07-02

A musical set in hell is the show to beat at Tony Awards NEW YORK (AP) — The big question at this year’s Tony Awards is whether hell can triumph. The arty and original “Hadestown,” which takes place in the underworld of Greek mythology, has a leading 14 Tony nominations going into Sunday night’s CBS telecast. That’s followed ...
17:26 2019-06-09

Bringing Europe's stone-age musical instruments to life "Look, don't touch!" is the motto of many archaeological exhibitions. But German Archaeological Institute's (DAI) 190th anniversary party featured historic replicas of ancient musical instruments that can be played....
14:39 2019-05-21

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 7: Mother’s Finest ‘Love Changes’ I came to know this song by way of one of the greatest groups ever assembled: Immature. The trio of Marques “Batman” Houston, Jerome “Romeo” Jones and Kelton “LDB” Kessee recorded “Feel the Funk” in 1995 for the white-savior extraordinaire film Dangerous Minds soundtrack (it was also included on the...
12:26 2019-06-08

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 8: Teni 'Party Next Door' One thing I’ve made it a point to do more in the past few years is dig heavier into current music coming from Africa. So many artists are breaking through (i.e., Davido, etc.) but there is just SO SO much dope music coming from West Africa—Nigeria in particular....
19:26 2019-06-08

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition bill. The bill's second reading was delayed because of the action....
05:39 2019-06-12

Dear Hollywood: A live reading of the Mueller Report will not defeat Trump | Hamilton Nolan Americans are always looking for saviors to solve our problems. But leaders don’t produce movements – movements produce leaders. With all due respect, Mr Lithgow: step asideCelebrities won’t save us. I say this with regret. Everything would be much simpler if they would. It would make “The Resistanc...
10:52 2019-07-01

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

Elon Musk's latest project shows first step toward mind-reading brain implant After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the public on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-07-17

Rashida Tlaib holds back tears while reading aloud death threat she received Rep. Rashida Tlaib expressed emotion during a committee hearing addressing white supremacy on Tuesday when she read aloud a death threat she received after the New Zealand mosque attacks. The Michigan Democrat, who is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, held back tears as she read the...
06:39 2019-06-05

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 30: MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly 'Before I Let Go' I’m not even sure I need to explain why “Before I Let Go” would be the final song of the 30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB series. If you’re black and have congregated with other black folks and this song comes on you know it signals one of two things: 1) It’s time to get your line dance on, or ...
16:52 2019-06-30

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love as frequently as possible. Sometimes you just have...
19:00 2019-06-01

Andrew Lloyd Webber says ‘Cinderella’ musical coming to Broadway Get ready to see some bibbidy, bobbity boo on Broadway. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of “Cinderella” is hitting New York City’s famed Great White Way in 2020. The king of musical theater announced the plans Wednesday on “Good Morning Britain,” while teasing Ta...
23:52 2019-07-17

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he was taking a curling iron to his hair and dressing up for a New Year’s Eve party like a lost member of the Rat Pack. Unfortunately, that temporary new ’...
18:00 2019-05-24

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 11: Fresh Start Worship ‘Mention’ I listen to a lot of music, from hip-hop to country to rock ’n roll to even Celtic (seriously, some of that harp work jams ... on the one), but when I need to hear something that digs into my soul, I go straight for gospel, and more specifically, praise and worship....
20:26 2019-06-11

Competitive Musical Chairs Is New York's Friendliest Contact Sport While holding up the remains of a wooden chair that had just been smashed to pieces, a woman yelled, “I got a splinter in my butt!” A referee wearing black and white stripes hustled over with a new chair and placed it on the grass, reconstituting the circle of chairs that was just broken. An impatie...
17:39 2019-06-06

Paul McCartney writing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ stage musical Paul McCartney is writing his first stage musical, an adaptation of classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Producer Bill Kenwright says the ex-Beatle has been collaborating with “Billy Elliot” playwright Lee Hall...
02:00 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney wrote an ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ musical — and we’ve heard it Sir Paul McCartney could be leaving Abbey Road for Broadway. Over the past year, the Beatle has been writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” it was revealed Wednesday. The show, produced by Bill Kenwright, marks the first foray into theate...
04:00 2019-07-18

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 17: Intro, 'Funny How Time Flies' Intro might literally be the most unsung group ever. They’re so unsung, they don’t even have an episode of TVOne’s Unsung and their contemporaries like Troop, Hi-Five and Silk, who are way less unsung than Intro, have episodes. They have one of the most recognizable ’90s R&B songs in “Come Insid...
17:13 2019-06-17

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtime collaborative partners responsible for much of t...
20:52 2019-06-23

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 22: Mark Morrison 'Return of the Mack' Today is the 22nd day of June, in the year of our lord, 2019. Since the year of our Lord 1996 I’ve been preaching the same (debatably controversial) gospel: Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” is one of the greatest songs ever created. I stand firm and pat on this statement....
17:52 2019-06-22

Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which will be the first musical of his long and storied career....
19:13 2019-07-18

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 13: Lysette Titi 'Young, Sad and Blue' For years, I knew very little about Lysette. For instance, I had no idea her actual artist name (at the time) was Lysette Titi. I didn’t know she was from the D.C. area. I had no idea she was, at one point, a lead singer for legendary D.C. go-go band Backyard Band. All I knew was that in early 1998,...
20:39 2019-06-13

MLB notebook: Nationals ace Scherzer on 10-day IL The Washington Nationals placed ace right-hander Max Scherzer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday due to back issues. The move is retroactive to July 10....
08:26 2019-07-14

NBA notebook: Thunder to keep Paul for now The Thunder's discussions to trade newly acquired Chris Paul have stalled, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, increasing the odds that the point guard begins the season in Oklahoma City....
11:13 2019-07-18

NFL notebook: LT Williams reportedly wants out of D.C. Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams wasn't present Tuesday for the start of the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp, and it was presumed he wanted a new contract....
07:00 2019-06-06

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 29: De La Soul's 'A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays' De La Soul’s sophomore album, De La Soul Is Dead, was released on May 14, 1991. Sometime in late 1991, while I was in 7th grade, my class went on a field trip, and on the bus ride I sat down next to a friend of mine (whose name I remember vividly but whose business I won’t put in the streets) and sh...
22:39 2019-06-29

Love triumphs on a jubilant Jane The Virgin that ends on a musical high ADHD might be sending young Mateo’s brain in a million different directions, but it does wonders for his parents’ relationship in “Chapter Ninety-Three,” which follows Mateo as he struggles through his first school musical. His ADHD isn’t getting any better, and Jane is still nervous about committin...
05:39 2019-06-13

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a......
18:52 2019-07-19

Paul McCartney writes first musical, stage version of It's a Wonderful Life Former Beatle is to write songs for Frank Capra’s ‘universal story’, working with Lee Hall, author of Billy Elliot He has written perhaps the greatest canon of pop music, collaborated with everyone from Elvis Costello to Rihanna, and even soundtracked a video game, but at 77, Paul McCartney is ticki...
02:26 2019-07-18

Tony awards 2019: folk musical Hadestown triumphs while Brits win big The mythic musical was the night’s big winner but Sam Mendes and The Ferryman also made an impression in a diverse ceremonyA box office record-breaking season on Broadway led to a varied set of winners at 2019’s Tony awards along with a quieter night for politics on stage.While last year saw Robert ...
09:52 2019-06-10

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, of course. Strings, too. And also the unmistakable ...
06:26 2019-06-14

Christina Crawford’s ‘Mommie Dearest’ musical steers clear of camp It seems a given that “Mommie Dearest: The Musical” would depict Joan Crawford screeching “No more wire hangers, ever!” But the show playing Birdland on Monday isn’t big on histrionics. “This is not just a fun-and-games musical,” says Christina Crawford, whose best-selling 1978 memoir, “Mommie Deare...
23:52 2019-06-06

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 27: Junk Yard Band 'Loose Booty' Washington, D.C., and its culture absolutely changed my life. I was first introduced to D.C.—outside of the national stories about Marion Barry—in a pre-freshman program the summer before my freshman year at Morehouse College in 1997. A few of the students in the program were from D.C. and they all ...
00:13 2019-06-28

Putin calls Elton John a ‘musical genius’ despite censoring ‘Rocketman’ Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed he’s a big fan of Elton John’s music – but defended his country’s censorship of the singer’s new biopic. Speaking after the close of the G-20 summit in Japan, Putin responded to criticism leveled at him by the singer, who’...
23:26 2019-06-30

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 5: Letta Mbulu 'Mahlalela (Lazy Bones)' Today, we’re going international with our Black Music Month love. As a hip-hop head who also tried his hand at music production, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time crate digging, searching through entire obscure record label catalogs, hoping to come across the perfect sample. Well, that’s how ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Afghan musical prodigy sang in secret — and now he’s a Hunter College grad As a 5-year-old boy in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, Elham Fanous and his dad sang in secret. “We had to close the door, curtains down, so no one would hear the sound of music, which was banned,” he told The Post. “We would be killed.” From that harsh childhood, Fanous has attained the American Dream. ...
05:26 2019-06-09

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 20: Phyllis Hyman, 'Be Careful (How You Treat My Love)' There’s almost no way I could do a series like this without at least one nod to my second-favorite singer of forever, Phyllis Hyman. Turns out, almost four years ago, before VSB became part of The Root and before we started writing full time, I wrote everything I was going to write today in a previo...
23:00 2019-06-20

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
12:13 2019-06-12

NFL notebook: Suitors aplenty for DT McCoy All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy concluded a two-day visit with the Baltimore Ravens and will meet with the Carolina Panthers, according to multiple media outlets....
06:26 2019-05-30

MLB notebook: Orioles tab C Rutschman with No. 1 pick Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night. The switch-hitting Rutschman batted .411 with 17 homers and 58 RBIs in 57 games for the Beavers this season as a junior....
04:13 2019-06-04

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
04:52 2019-05-25

MLB notebook: Oakland's Montas gets 80-game PED ban Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program....
04:00 2019-06-22

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-06-13

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
05:52 2019-06-05

MLB notebook: Athletics' Davis lands on IL The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list on Friday, retroactive to May 22, because of a left hip/oblique injury....
04:52 2019-05-25

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the team....
05:26 2019-07-16

MLB notebook: Rangers activate Pence from IL The Texas Rangers activated slugger Hunter Pence from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday and put him in the lineup to face the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
09:26 2019-07-17

NBA notebook: Lakers hope to add third star The Los Angeles Lakers, with LeBron James in place and Anthony Davis on the way, reportedly are attempting to clear enough salary-cap space to make a run at a third star player this summer....
12:52 2019-06-19

NFL notebook: 18-game sked under discussion While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
05:13 2019-07-13

MLB notebook: Marlins activate INF Prado from IL The Miami Marlins activated veteran infielder Martin Prado from the 10-day injured list Thursday and replaced him on the IL with utility man JT Riddle....
03:52 2019-07-19

Transparent's musical series finale gives Judith Light the showcase she deserves in first teaser Maura Pfefferman is dead. Long live Judith Light! That’s definitely the vibe in the first teaser trailer for Transparent’s musical series finale—an odd choice, to be sure, but not all that surprising given the trajectory of Light’s Shelly Pfefferman, who memorably staged a one-woman show aboard a cr...
21:26 2019-06-05

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 4: Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, 'Be Real Black For Me' Since first discovering Donny Hathaway, he’s been my favorite singer ever. His version of “A Song For You” is one of the few musical compositions to ever bring tears to my eyes and I’ve made it a point to own every ownable composition of his in multiple formats. I’m also a Roberta Flack fan, though ...
22:26 2019-06-04

Holiday sentimentalist Paul McCartney making stage musical out of It’s A Wonderful Life You can’t blame Paul McCartney for being enthusiastic about Christmas: After all, every year his horrible song “Wonderful Christmastime” gets trotted out and nets him hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in royalties. Not that he needs the money: The 77-year-old just wrapped up his latest U.S. to...
01:13 2019-07-19

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, frontman of perhaps the most popular and influential of Soviet rock bands, Kino. Tsoi and his bandmate...
01:39 2019-05-31

‘Falsettos’ co-creator James Lapine returns to a different time with the AIDS-era musical’s revival The Tony-winning lyricist felt the time was right to revisit the show, whose touring production begins a two-week stint at the Kennedy Center on June 11....
20:39 2019-06-06

NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024 The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season....
05:00 2019-06-07

NBA notebook: Oladipo recovery to extend into season Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will miss the start of the 2019-20 season as he continues his recovery from a ruptured right quad tendon, team president Kevin Pritchard said Friday....
04:00 2019-06-22

MLB notebook: Umpires angered by Machado discipline The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego Padres infielder Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
03:52 2019-06-19

NFL notebook: Texans fire Gaine after one season The Houston Texans announced Friday that they have fired general manager Brian Gaine after one season, admitting that the timing of the change was "unusual."...
03:13 2019-06-08

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
07:00 2019-06-14

MLB notebook: Yankees' Judge to return Friday The New York Yankees are expected to activate slugger Aaron Judge from the injured list on Friday and have him in the lineup to face the Houston Astros....
13:39 2019-06-21

NFL notebook: Texans abandon bid for Pats' Caserio Nick Caserio is staying with the New England Patriots as the Texans withdrew their request Friday to interview Bill Belichick's right-hand man for the vacant general manager post in Houston....
04:26 2019-06-15

NFL notebook: Shanahan returns to Broncos -- as spectator Former Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan was back at team headquarters on Saturday -- his first visit to a practice session there since his firing in 2008 by then-owner Pat Bowlen....
15:52 2019-07-21

NBA notebook: Celtics reported favorite for G Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
05:13 2019-06-28

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
04:52 2019-06-01

NBA notebook: Jazz to acquire Grizzlies' Conley The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for guards Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen, forward Jae Crowder and two first-round picks, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-20

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
04:13 2019-06-12

MLB notebook: Verlander insists baseballs are 'juiced' Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander surrendered a MLB-high 26 home runs before the All-Star break, so it's no great surprise his opinion of the spike in offense and home runs is explicit....
02:52 2019-07-09

NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension The Atlanta Falcons are confident they will re-sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a new long-term extension before training camp begins next month, ESPN reported Tuesday....
12:52 2019-06-19

NFL notebook: Manning not concerned over competition from Jones New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning doesn't sound like he's too concerned with the buzz over rookie Daniel Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL Draft who earned positive reviews in offseason workouts....
01:52 2019-06-29

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
02:52 2019-07-09

NHL notebook: Bruins' Chara reportedly has broken jaw Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara sustained a broken jaw when hit in the face by a puck in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
05:52 2019-06-05

NFL notebook: Bell works out at Jets' minicamp Running back Le'Veon Bell took part in on-field workouts at the New York Jets' mandatory minicamp Tuesday after skipping most of the team's spring voluntary workouts....
05:52 2019-06-05

MLB notebook: Keuchel, Yanks reportedly near agreement Free agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel is closing in on an agreement with the New York Yankees, MLB Network indicated Tuesday, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the American League East leaders....
05:52 2019-06-05

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said....
07:39 2019-06-18

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Tanaka among All-Star additions Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was named Saturday to the National League All-Star team along with Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff, Major League Baseball announced....
03:26 2019-07-07

NBA notebook: GM Ainge didn’t see Celtics’ commitment Danny Ainge is just five weeks removed from his second heart attack, but that didn't stop him from delivering a strong opinion of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-06

MLB notebook: Angels mourn loss of Skaggs At an emotional press conference Tuesday in Arlington, Texas, to discuss the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, team owner Arte Moreno said, "It's like a punch in the heart. These kids are like family."...
03:52 2019-07-03

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns....
04:52 2019-06-01

NFL notebook: Lawson to pay for funeral of slain girl Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was killed this week when gunshots hit her home in Anderson, S.C....
06:26 2019-06-28

NFL notebook: Browns coach Kitchens changes tune on OBJ Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens changed his tune on Odell Beckham Jr. missing all but one of Cleveland's 10 workouts permitted under NFL rules for organized team activities....
04:13 2019-05-31

NASCAR notebook: Pocono known to produce first-timers Although Pocono Raceway has long been regarded as one of the most challenging stops on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, young drivers have shown a propensity in mastering the challenge....
03:00 2019-05-31

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
08:26 2019-05-26

NBA notebook: Davis bullish about Lakers' roster Anthony Davis met the media in Los Angeles on Saturday for the first time since he was traded to the Lakers and expressed his enthusiasm about joining LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins to create one of the NBA's top trios....
08:26 2019-07-14

MLB notebook: Correa out 4-6 weeks with massage injury Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday, will be sidelined four to six weeks because of a fractured rib that occurred during a massage....
06:26 2019-05-30

NBA notebook: Pelicans lobby Davis to stick around In what resembled a sales pitch to an available free agent, the New Orleans Pelicans met with Anthony Davis on Wednesday in the hope of convincing him to embrace in the direction the franchise is now headed....
06:26 2019-05-30

NFL notebook: Amputated Norton out of hospital after losing arm Two weeks after a car accident led to him losing his left arm, Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton walked out of a Miami hospital Thursday afternoon after being discharged, offering his gratitude after his life-changing amputation....
03:00 2019-07-19

NFL notebook: Falcons reach deal with DT Jarrett The Atlanta Falcons and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett agreed to a four-year, $68 million deal ahead of Monday's franchise tag deadline, multiple outlets reported....
05:26 2019-07-16

MLB notebook: Scherzer scratched from Sunday's star Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has been scratched from Sunday's start against the Philadelphia Phillies due to back soreness, manager Davey Martinez told reporters on Friday....
05:13 2019-07-13

NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president made all the headlines with accusations of backstabbing by his former subordinate....
23:39 2019-05-21

MLB notebook: Royals DFA Peralta after RHP, catcher clash The Kansas City Royals designated veteran right-hander Wily Peralta for assignment on Saturday, one day after he clashed with rookie catcher Meibrys Viloria during the eighth inning of a game....
04:00 2019-07-21

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations....
09:39 2019-07-20

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-05-23

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
08:00 2019-05-28

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
06:13 2019-05-24

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chronicle....
09:39 2019-07-20

Alicia Keys working with Benj Pasek, Justin Paul on musical Showtime drama Singer Alicia Keys is working with the songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on an as-yet-untitled musical family drama series for Showtime....
03:52 2019-07-19

MLB notebook: Angels' Ramirez suspended for plunking Marisnick Los Angeles Angels right-hander Noe Ramirez was suspended for three games Wednesday and fined an undisclosed amount for hitting Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick with a pitch in Tuesday's game....
11:13 2019-07-18

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
07:39 2019-06-18

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
02:39 2019-05-28

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
08:26 2019-07-14

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court bench when the gavel falls and court ends for the d...
09:39 2019-06-06

MLB notebook: Ortiz is Boston-bound for gunshot recovery The Boston Red Sox have sent a team plane to the Dominican Republic to transport former star David Ortiz to the city for medical treatment, ESPN's Enrique Rojas reported Monday afternoon....
05:52 2019-06-11

NASCAR notebook: Yellow comes at wrong time for Truex With four laps left in Monday's rain-delayed FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Monday, Martin Truex Jr. thought he had second place in the bag....
05:52 2019-06-11

MLB notebook: Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot recovery Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
06:26 2019-06-11

NFL notebook: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans and the NFL opened an investigation, according to multiple reports Wednesday, regarding Houston's attempts to hire New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio as its new general manager....
04:26 2019-06-13

NHL notebook: Rain doesn't stop Blues parade Heavy rain didn't dampen the spirits of the St. Louis Blues or their fans Saturday as a crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands turned out to see the 2019 Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown....
07:13 2019-06-16

MLB notebook: Authorities say Ortiz wasn't targeted in shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-20

MLB notebook: Giants lose Longoria to plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
05:26 2019-07-16

NBA notebook: Leonard, George officially join Clipper The Los Angeles Clippers signed free agent forward Kawhi Leonard to a three-year, $103 million maximum contract and officially completed a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George....
05:00 2019-07-11

NBA notebook: Warriors' Looney returns to action in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney returned from injury to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif....
06:39 2019-06-08

Reporter's Notebook: Inside Hezbollah’s attack tunnels Amid new regional tension with Iran, reports indicate the tunnels were meant to be used by the Iranian proxy Hezbollah in a ground operation against Israel....
07:00 2019-05-31

NBA notebook: Suns deal former top pick Jackson to Grizz The Phoenix Suns dealt former fourth overall pick Josh Jackson to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday in a trade involving four players and two draft picks, according to an ESPN report....
06:39 2019-07-04

NFL notebook: Rams' Gurley unsure how knee will hold up Todd Gurley, the Los Angeles Rams' primary ballcarrier, said he isn't certain how his arthritic knee will hold up over the long haul. An "arthritic component" in his knee became problematic in the playoffs last season, when the team attempted to manage his workload on the fly....
05:00 2019-07-11

NASCAR notebook: Logano seeks success in New Hampshire Is it just a coincidence that six current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers share the distinction as three-time winners at New Hampshire Motor Speedway?...
04:39 2019-07-20

NBA notebook: Rockets swap Paul for Thunder's Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for guard Chris Paul and a pair of first-round draft picks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday....
08:39 2019-07-12

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera suspended for rest of season Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera was suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season without pay for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Herrera's suspension will include the postseason should the Phillies qualify, and the ban is retroactive to June 24....
09:13 2019-07-06

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary just one day before Esper's scheduled confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill....
04:39 2019-07-16

Zendaya & Tommy Hilfiger Are Taking Over Harlem’s Apollo Theatre For A Show Inspired By Musical Legends The collection takes its cue from the legendary women who have graced the Apollo Theatre’s stage, from Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald to The Supremes...
20:00 2019-07-16

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
20:26 2019-06-10

NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
11:39 2019-05-29

OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after missing workouts earlier this spring....
03:26 2019-05-22

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
11:39 2019-05-29

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:13 2019-05-24

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
03:39 2019-07-10

NBA notebook: Dominoes fall after Clippers' league-altering moves The Los Angeles Clippers rocked the NBA late Friday night with news they had come to terms with free agent Kawhi Leonard and agreed to trade for Paul George, and hours later, several teams responded with moves of their own, some filling out rosters and others looking to potentially move other player...
03:26 2019-07-07

NASCAR notebook: DiBenedetto shines with career-best result at Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. - In the last 11 laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Matt DiBenedetto passed seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson for fifth place and 2014 Champion Kevin Harvick for fourth....
03:52 2019-06-24

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Boone calls Torres snub ‘a joke’ Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
06:39 2019-07-04

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
20:01 2019-05-21

NBA notebook: Nuggets' Porter sustains minor knee injury Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. sprained his left knee in a minicamp scrimmage Wednesday night and is not likely to play for the team in summer league action at Las Vegas, according to the Denver Post....
04:13 2019-07-05

Epson just announced the perfect business notebook, but good luck trying to buy one The 13.3" Epson Endeavor NA520E offers swappable batteries, field-replaceable RAM and SSDs, a wealth of ports, thin bezels, and durability without being a tank. But you'll have to buy it in Japan....
17:00 2019-07-10

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is king....
14:39 2019-07-05

NASCAR notebook: Truex Jr., Busch savor friendly rivalry JOLIET, Ill. - Both Joe Gibbs Racing team drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch eased into grins Saturday morning when asked if their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup excellence this year has caused any sort of divisive inner-team rivalry....
06:00 2019-06-30

Xbox console update makes for bad reading, but it’s good news for Xbox Live and Microsoft Microsoft has revealed more information about its financial report for the final quarter of the 2019 fiscal year, and it's interesting reading for anyone looking forward to next gen....
13:52 2019-07-21

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

NASCAR notebook: Late caution erases Logano’s chance at winning When Bubba Wallace spun in Turn 2 with six laps left in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, it changed the course of the entire race....
13:39 2019-07-14

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona. The post Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:39 2019-06-07

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
20:01 2019-05-21

Reporter’s Notebook: Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
20:01 2019-05-21

NASCAR notebook: Byron appreciates crew chief Knaus' direct approach SONOMA, Calif. - William Byron got a surprise as he took his first quick laps around Sonoma Raceway in Friday's opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice....
12:26 2019-06-23

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
14:39 2019-06-18

'Cats' musical drops first trailer with Taylor Swift and people are seriously divided The first trailer for "Cats" dropped Thursday, prompting star Taylor Swift to declare, "I'm a cat now." But not everyone loved it.        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

'Cats' musical drops first trailer with Taylor Swift and Twitter has kittens The first trailer for "Cats" dropped Thursday, prompting star Taylor Swift to declare, "I'm a cat now." But not everyone loved it.        ...
10:39 2019-07-19

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount of drinking and shenanigans I participated in, Day...
19:39 2019-06-03

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton shoots for the moon playing Elton John in bold new musical Taron Egerton is on a high pressure but exhilarating ride as he prepares to show the world his audacious, R-rated Elton John musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
18:26 2019-05-28

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
22:26 2019-06-19

Paul McCartney is adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a stage musical The former Beatle will adapt the 1946 film about a small-town banker wracked with regret who is shown the value of his life by a guardian angel.        ...
08:13 2019-07-18

'The Notebook' 15th anniversary: The most romantic movie moments ever 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most romantic movie moments ever.        ...
00:00 2019-06-28

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Mats Wilander and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
22:52 2019-06-03

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Boris Becker and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
22:13 2019-05-31

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites and tennis legends Mats Wilander and Kim Clijsters give their verdicts on the best and most amusing moments from day one of the French Open."...
23:39 2019-05-26

Play of the Day: "Eurosport favourites Jo Durie and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
20:00 2019-06-01

Everything from EA Play at E3 2019 EA gave updates on 7 games at EA Play for E3 -- Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, Apex Legends, Battlefield V, FIFA 20, Madden 20, The Sims, and Battlefront II.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Fans wonder how much is too much for Son to play for Korea Son Heung-min has played a lot of soccer over the last 12 months and his minutes on the field seem only to be outranked by air miles       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Gary Busey to play God Gary Busey’s been a force of chaotic good for years now, but this fall he’ll become a symbol for all that is holy. Rolling Stone reports that the Oscar-nominated actor will play God in Only Human, an upcoming Off-Broadway musical....
20:13 2019-06-17

The best free-to-play games Gone are the days where free games equated to ropey puzzle games and knock-off clones of games that had a price tag. These days, courtesy of in-app payments and the ease of offering both a sample of title alongside its full-fat version, there's actua......
16:39 2019-07-08

Play of the Day: 'You don't see Djokovic's sporting act very often' "Eurosport favourites Pat Cash, Alex Corretja AND Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
20:52 2019-06-06

Get Over Yourself and Play Video Games With Your Kid You have to play video games with your children. It isn’t optional anymore. It’s your parental responsibility. Your child is growing up in an electronically mediated world, where the line between “virtual” and “real” life is becoming more and more blurred....
22:39 2019-06-11

Play of the Day: 'Roger, we want you back!' "Eurosport favourites Alex Corretja and Barbara Schett give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments from the latest action at Roland Garros."...
21:00 2019-06-07

All I Want To Do Is Play 16-Bit Action RPGs It was about two months ago when, reading the latest updates on the Sega Genesis Mini, I thought to myself: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the classic 16-bit action role-playing game Crusader of Centy was on this? That’s what I’d probably play first.” The next thing I thought was: “Idiot, you have a Mega S...
19:26 2019-06-03

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario Maker would handle the move, since it was originally designed for a resistive touchscreen and the Sw...
15:13 2019-06-19

Nordine Oubaali will play to the crowd A vast audience will witness Nordine Oubaali’s first WBC title defence, writes Paul Wheeler The post Nordine Oubaali will play to the crowd appeared first on Boxing News....
18:52 2019-07-02

This play by Yankees’ Gio Urshela was ‘unbelievable’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gio Urshela made another highlight-reel play at third base to start the bottom of the eighth inning in the Yankees’ 7-3 victory over the Royals in the first game on Saturday, getting to Martin Maldonado’s hard grounder with a diving stop and then making the throw from his ba...
09:39 2019-05-26

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective....
05:13 2019-06-20

Looney available to play for Warriors in Game 4 Looney suffered a nondisplaced first costal cartilage fracture in Game 2 in Toronto when he absorbed contact from Raptors star Kawhi Leonard on a drive. He was originally expected to be out for the series....
02:52 2019-06-08

Why under-the-radar Braves can be a profitable play Should baseball fans and bettors be taking the Braves more seriously? The reigning National League East champs close out a series with the St. Louis Cardinals in this week’s edition of “Sunday Night Baseball” (ESPN, 7 p.m.). Though it’s generally assumed last season’s other division winners in the S...
21:26 2019-05-26

A Six-Sided LED Screen You Can Play Games On One of the cooler things we stumbled across at E3 last week was over at the IndieCade booth. The Pixxl Maze from Hungary-based PirateGames is a cube made of 6 LED panels. While not quite 4K, the 32x32 resolution still cooks up some colorful glowing visuals....
18:13 2019-06-19

I Play Destiny As A Warlock But Now Think I Should Be A Titan As far back as I can remember, I, like Ray Liotta, have always wanted to be a Warlock. My daddy was a Warlock. His daddy was a Warlock. Warlockin’ is in my blood, I thought as I started up Destiny for the first time in 2014. When Destiny 2 was released three years later, I stuck to what I knew. I st...
00:26 2019-07-20

Patricia Arquette: ‘I don’t want to play the ingenue for ever’ The actor has taken on her toughest part yet, playing a mentally ill mother in new true crime show The Act. Here, she talks about ageing, activism and midwiferyPatricia Arquette’s new US television true crime series, The Act, is as unsettling as it is fascinating. She portrays Dee Dee Blanchard, a m...
16:13 2019-05-26

Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire wants to play in the NBA again Amar’e Stoudemire is looking to make a comeback, but that doesn’t mean he’s seeking a reunion with the Knicks. Stoudemire, who played in the NBA for 14 seasons, and Monta Ellis want to try to hook up with a contending team such as the Lakers, and will workout privately for at least...
11:26 2019-07-04

How the NL turned the tables against the AL in interleague play This week’s “Sunday Night Baseball” showdown, featuring the Los Angeles Angels of the American League visiting the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League (ESPN, 7 p.m.) gives us a chance to get caught up on evolving dynamics in interleague play. It’s clear right now the American League’s dominan...
17:52 2019-06-23

The USWNT Is Too Good To Play Like Cowards Perhaps lost in the shuffle of the USWNT rolling England up into a little ball and kicking them all the way into the third-place match was a late-game tactical shift that was as confounding as it was ill-advised. For the second straight game, the best team in the world protected a slim lead with Mou...
20:52 2019-07-03

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now Back in January, we showed you a beta version of a fan-made Final Fantasy VII remaster, which used machine learning to automatically clean up the game’s visuals. It just hit v1.0 and is ready for release....
07:13 2019-05-23

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because when you win the Stanley Cup, you keep drinking. ...
00:00 2019-06-14

All The Video Games You Can't Play When You're Pregnant There are plenty of fun things you can’t really do when pregnant: waterslides, alcohol, trampolines, staying up past 10pm. You’d think that video games would be a totally unaffected pursuit, but as I’ve discovered, even cherished sofa-time is not safe....
20:00 2019-05-22

Trials Of Mana Has No Manual, So Here's How To Play It The good news: Seiken Densetsu 3, the sequel to Secret of Mana, is finally available outside Japan for the first time, and it’s now called Trials of Mana. The bad news: Collection of Mana, the Switch game that includes Trials, doesn’t have a manual, and Trials is a complicated game. Here’s what you ...
02:26 2019-06-28

Let’s Play Democratic Debate B-I-N-G-O Tonight! (No, We’re Serious) Nobody won Wednesday night’s first 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate, but a couple of people lost. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) looked confused for half the night and somehow managed to make Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) look like a foreign policy expert. Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA), despite having more executive ...
00:13 2019-06-28

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
09:00 2019-05-24

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
09:52 2019-05-24

Give Your Kid Office Supplies to Play With My husband works with steam process equipment and often brings home these big catalogues of products. Only one person in our home has ever had any interest in what was inside (that person would be him)—until we had a kid. Our daughter gets excited whenever she sees “Daddy’s work books,” asking to ha...
21:39 2019-06-12

The best iPhone games to play in 2019 If you've got a new or upgraded iPhone, or are simply just bored with what you've already got, then you'll be exhilarated to hear that you can revolutionise it, turning it into one of the greatest consoles of all time.That's because the iPhone arguably kicked off the mobile gamin...
16:01 2019-05-24

Yankees, Red Sox play first-ever MLB game in Europe Londoners got a flavor of America's favorite pastime, as New York and Boston delivered an unusually high-scoring game. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in attendance....
05:52 2019-06-30

Monday's order of play at Wimbledon Order of play on the main show courts on the first day of the Wimbledon championships on Monday (play starts at 1200 GMT unless stated, prefix number denotes seeding, all matches first round unless stated):...
14:13 2019-06-30

Warriors' Durant to play in Game 5 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will play for the Warriors as they face elimination Monday night in the NBA Finals, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources....
21:52 2019-06-10

Ambitious Nadal will not play before Wimbledon French Open champion Rafael Nadal said he will play no grasscourt warm-up tournaments ahead of Wimbledon but is confident he can mount a challenge for a third title in southwest London....
09:52 2019-06-10

More than 9m play Candy Crush for three hours or more a day Executive of maker King tells MPs he does not believe there is addiction problem A top executive at the maker of the multibillion dollar Candy Crush Saga game has revealed that more than 9 million players a day spend from between three to six hours or more playing the puzzle game.Alex Dale, a senior...
21:13 2019-06-27

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
00:13 2019-06-19

Rooney: Every player would want to play for Klopp "Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has hailed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp saying that he is the sort of coach all players would want to play for."...
02:39 2019-07-17

Play of the Day: Tantrums and meltdowns special "Eurosport favourites Alex Corretja and Barbara Schett give their entertaining verdicts on the best of the tantrums and meltdowns at the 2019 French Open."...
20:39 2019-06-08

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take shape. In the same week that Sony showed just how fast the load times on its next console would be com...
22:13 2019-05-23

Gio Urshela’s acrobatic play still has Yankees in awe As Aaron Judge came to the plate in the bottom of the fifth with DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela on the corners, a wild pitch from Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman sent Urshela racing toward home plate. Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen scrambled for the ball and reached too high on Urshela, who extended his...
02:26 2019-07-15

Why Some Android Phones Don't Have the Play Store Huawei phones, Amazon tablets, and Google Pixel phones all run Android, but one of those groups of devices doesn’t have access to the Google Play Store—and another could lose it very soon. But why is that? If you’re wondering what exactly Android is and isn’t and why the Play Store only seems to app...
20:00 2019-05-29

'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder. Elon Musk has revealed to IGN's Ryan McCaffrey that Studio MDHR's retro-styled, legendarily difficult si......
04:00 2019-06-03

Federer: Why I'm 'very happy' to play Rafa "Roger Federer set up a French Open semi-final showdown with Rafa Nadal and then explained why he was \u0027very happy\u0027 to be playing the greatest of all time on clay."...
10:13 2019-06-05

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Murray: 'If that is the last time I play, I'll be okay with that... I gave it everything' "Catherine Whitaker spoke to Andy Murray after his five-set epic against Roberto Bautista Agut and discussed what the future holds for the former British No. 1."...
19:26 2019-06-03

UA hoops to play former Cats Coach in LA TUCSON – Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will have to develop a game plan against a former Wildcat assistant in the upcoming season at the Wooden Legacy tournament in the Los Angeles area.  UA will play Pepperdine, coached by former Arizona assistant Lorenzo Romar.  Here’s more:...
08:52 2019-07-12

Verlander gets AL start; Yelich will play for NL It will be Justin Verlander facing Hyun-Jin Ryu in the All-Star Game on Tuesday, and Christian Yelich, who pulled out of the Home Run Derby with a back issue, will lead off for the NL....
20:52 2019-07-08

We Tried the New Nintendo Switch Lite. Here’s What it’s Like to Play Nintendo on Wednesday unveiled the Nintendo Switch Lite, a smaller and cheaper version of its popular console rethought exclusively for handheld use. While the standard Nintendo Switch, released in March 2017, can be played either on a television screen or on the go, the new Switch Lite is strictly ...
16:52 2019-07-10

| Lions 2021: Where Boks should play them Rob Houwing speculates on most suitable venues for the huge Springboks v Lions trio of Tests in 2021, fancying that SA Rugby have not dissimilar ideas for the roster....
14:52 2019-07-12

Persona 5 is being turned into a stage play. Persona 5 is being turned into a stage play. Called Persona 5: The Stage (clever!), it will run this December in Tokyo and Osaka with actor Hiroki Ino starring. The full cast will be announced at a later date. ...
15:52 2019-07-10

Saturday's order of play at Wimbledon Order of play on the main show courts on the sixth day of the Wimbledon championships on Saturday (play starts at 1200 GMT unless stated, prefix number denotes seeding):...
20:39 2019-07-05

Durant still limited, unlikely to play in games 1-2 Kevin Durant resumed light workouts in his recovery from a calf injury, but the Golden State Warriors are not expecting the All-Star forward to be on the court for the first two games of the NBA Finals in Toronto....
18:52 2019-05-29

Bernardo Silva: ‘It will be special to play against England’ "Portugal’s Bernardo Silva is relishing the possibility of playing England at the UEFA Nations League – but insists he is only focused on the semi-final against Switzerland."...
14:52 2019-06-05

You can now play Smash Bros Ultimate in VR… kinda Nintendo revealed today it was adding Labo VR support for Smash Bros. Now don’t go getting all lathered up yet. It’s not as extensive as you think — though it’s still pretty nifty for those who want to join two of Nintendo‘s most interesting toys together. The Smash Bros Ultimate patch, which rolled...
05:00 2019-06-01

Rain washes out second day's play at Queen's Club Rain forced the cancellation of the second day's play at the Queen's Club Championships on Tuesday, with matches involving the likes of Stefanos Tsitsipas and Juan Martin del Potro rescheduled for Wednesday....
03:52 2019-06-19

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via sources in the Asian supply chain, suggesting that ...
01:00 2019-05-28

Putintseva to play Zidansek in Nuremberg Cup final Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan will face Slovenia's Tamara Zidansek in the Nuremberg Cup final on Saturday        ...
19:13 2019-05-24

LGBTQ play canceled after actors attacked Two actors were subjected to a homophobic assault Saturday in Southampton, southern England, resulting in the cancellation of two performances of an award-winning LGBTQ play....
00:52 2019-06-11

Apex Legends Will Make Cheaters Play Against Each Other Since launching in February, battle royale Apex Legends has suffered its share of cheaters. Some are even making good money developing cheats for players to use. The game’s developers recently detailed some of the steps it’s taking to squash cheating, including a new system that will match known che...
01:39 2019-07-19

Ja Morant is ready to play at Garden, however he ends up there Ja Morant, who had never visited New York until a couple of weeks ago, was part of a panel at a Madison Avenue electronics store Tuesday, taking questions from fans. One mentioned a list of exploits that have occurred at the Garden across the years, including 61-point games by Kobe Bryant and James ...
06:52 2019-06-19

Dennis Rodman’s son will play for Washington State PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State. DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith’s team. Rodman played two seasons at JSerra Catholic High School, wher...
23:52 2019-05-24

Arizona soccer to play ten televised matches TUCSON – Arizona soccer fans will be able to catch the Cats on TV in most of their Pac-12 matches this year. UA will be playing nine of their 11 Pac-12 matches on the Pac-12 Networks. The Cats open the regular season at home on Thursday, Aug. 22 in a non-conference match against Long Beach Sta...
18:52 2019-06-27

Watch EA's Play 2019 event in 19 minutes E3 effectively began on June 8th with the start of EA's Play event, but we won't blame you if you missed out. With roughly three hours of game previews, that could have taken a large bite out of your weekend. Thankfully, you don't have to watch......
23:00 2019-06-09

The Reds Should Play Every Game In Sleeveless Jerseys Cleveland thoroughly trounced the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, 11-1. While a professional baseball knower might make a note about Cincinnati’s shoddy bullpen, or Greg Allen’s impressive day in the batter’s box and out in the field, I found the most interesting aspect of the game to be the Reds’ jersey...
01:26 2019-07-08

What it’s like to play virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called Champion’s Rally, is located...
21:39 2019-07-09

'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tonys, 'Ferryman' best play "Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honors, including the top prize best musical....
11:00 2019-06-10

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook and radio apps. So, when it comes to playing DJ,......
18:13 2019-06-05

Woods and McIlroy win in Match Play, set up meeting "Tiger Woods came from behind to set up a Saturday showdown with Rory McIlroy after they both won matches in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas on Friday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Pedroia taking leave; injured Red Sox 2B may not play again Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will take an "indefinite leave" in his long struggle to recover from knee trouble, putting in doubt whether he'll ever play again in the majors        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination and then the presidency. So far, none of the people seeking to replace him are trying the same strategy. Nine of the 23 Democratic presidential candidat...
06:39 2019-06-18

Xi says China will play 'constructive role' on Venezuela China will work with the international community to play a constructive role with Venezuela and help the country to get back on a normal development path as soon as possible, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media....
04:26 2019-06-05

Kvitova out of Birmingham, still hopes to play Wimbledon BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Defending champion Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from next week’s Birmingham Classic because of an arm injury that ruled her out of the French Open, but is still hopeful of playing at Wimbledon. Kvitova said on Twitter on Wednesday that “unfortunately Birmingham ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a musical ode to ‘90s baseball titans Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire that the trio debuted as a “visual poem” on Netflix last month...
21:00 2019-06-14

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about me accessing the internet.My son loves listening to...
09:39 2019-05-23

You Can Play The Division 2 for Free This Weekend, Buy at Over Half Off Ubisoft has announced the first free weekend - Thursday, June 13 to Sunday, June 16 - for Tom Clancy's The Division 2, in addition to massive discounts on the full game across PC, PS4, and Xbox......
12:52 2019-06-13

Watch Dogs Legion Leaks, Will Let You Play As Any NPC It wouldn’t be E3 without every Ubisoft game leaking, wouldn’t it? Following Roller Champions last month, the third Watch Dogs has now leaked out thanks to Amazon UK, and it’s called Watch Dogs Legion. Kotaku can confirm that this one’s real, as we’ve heard the name from several sources plugged into...
03:00 2019-06-04

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
13:39 2019-06-13

White Sox Turn Ho-Hum, Unsatisfying Triple Play You’d think anything as rare and unlikely as a triple play would include plenty of thrills and chills, possibly one or two spills, even the odd Phil. Back in August the Rangers turned a triple play that could be described as “pretty cool.” Last April the Mariners turned one on a brain goof that a pe...
06:00 2019-05-23

Kvitova to decide this week whether to play at Wimbledon Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she will decide later this week if she's ready to play at the All England Club        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
00:39 2019-06-14

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for Greece at this year’s basketball World Cup in China, saying Friday he can play any position. The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MVP said he hasn’t “talked to the coach about which position I’ll be playing … the i...
18:39 2019-06-28

Bruins' Grzelcyk out of protocol, can play Game 7 Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk, who has been in concussion protocol since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, has been cleared to play in Game 7 against the Blues....
18:13 2019-06-12

Maisie Williams will play another badass in her next TV role The Night King was no match for Arya Stark, so it stands to reason that the murderous gangster who sets his sights on Maisie Williams in her next project doesn't stand a chance....
22:13 2019-06-27

Best PC games 2019: the must-play titles you don’t want to miss Now that the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is here alongside Intel’s Coffee Lake Refresh processors, 2019 is the best time to get into everything the best PC games can offer. If you’re ready to get in on this action, games like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey or Shadow of the Tomb Raider ...
03:39 2019-06-12

Too Proud: Dad Is Clearly Trying To Play Down How Much He Enjoyed A Vegan Meal Dad has always been a proud and stubborn man—a man who, like most white guys over 50, sticks by his guns no matter what, remaining unreasonably staunch in his viewpoints as a matter of principal, even though literally no one cares or is impressed by it. This side of Dad was on full display at dinner...
03:52 2019-06-12

The Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play are now all discounted at Motorola Not long after offering limited time discounts on its Moto G7 and Moto G7 Play smartphones, Motorola Mobility is now back with a new promotional offer, this time including a third member of the G7 family in the deal - the Moto G7 Power (with its long-lasting battery). Consequently, if you want to bu...
02:52 2019-06-05

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
00:52 2019-06-18

Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for severe weather and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

| Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open Tiger Woods confirmed Thursday that he will play next week's Memorial Tournament as he aims to rediscover his best form ahead of next month's US Open....
23:13 2019-05-23

Murray set to play doubles at Queen's Club Andy Murray will make his competitive return from hip surgery later this month at the Queen's Club grasscourt tournament where he will play in the doubles event....
21:00 2019-06-03

Updates From Child's Play, Russian Doll, and More Mark Hamill talks about defying expectations while lending his voice to Chucky. Robert Kirkman’s sci-fi series Oblivion Song is being turned into a movie. Chip and Dale are heading to Disney+. Plus, what’s to come on The 100, good news for Russian Doll, and Idris Elba’s supervillain runs riot in new...
17:52 2019-06-12

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decision since it can have numerous causes, including f...
01:26 2019-06-14

Bruins vs. Blues: The Over is the play in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Boston has relied heavily on its special teams and specifically a lethal power play to provide the offensive punch in the Stanley Cup Final series. However, at five-on-five, the Blues have outscored the Bruins. Boston will have a few more whistles go their way in Game 5 back at TD Garden, and if tha...
23:13 2019-06-06

The perfect island where horses play in the surf Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks....
23:26 2019-06-07

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their season-high seventh straight game with a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
03:00 2019-06-08

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
12:52 2019-05-31

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
08:39 2019-06-22

Warriors' Looney expected to play in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney is available to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif., according to coach Steve Kerr....
03:13 2019-06-08

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
20:26 2019-06-19

Motorola Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play Review Review indexTL;DR: | Design | Fingerprint Scanners | Display | Interface | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera Quality | Sound and Call Quality | Battery life | Prices and Alternatives | ConclusionMotorola is not a name you associate with the very best phones ......
16:00 2019-05-21

DeepMind's ‘Starcraft II’ AI will play public matches Players will soon get a chance to battle it out with DeepMind's Starcraft II AI. Alphabet and Blizzard will test AlphaStar in a small number of public matches. It'll be a Herculean task for the human players, to put it lightly. The AI has the accumul......
22:13 2019-07-11

Fine, we'll bite: Who should Keanu hypothetically play in the MCU? Apparently no longer content with periodically breaking America’s nerdiest hearts, Marvel Cinematic Universe mastermind Kevin Feige is now bound and determined to give half the internet an aneurysm, too. Feige—still riding high off the success of MCU capstone Avengers: Endgame—gave an interview with...
05:39 2019-06-20

Researchers Build Bots That Play Videogames With Each Other Researchers at Google’s artificial-intelligence labs said they have developed virtual videogame players that learned to play by working with other digital gamers....
23:52 2019-05-30

Djokovic in trouble as rain stops play Novak Djokovic's hope of winning a fourth straight Grand Slam title was in jeopardy at the French Open on Friday when rain interrupted his semi-final against Austrian Dominic Thiem....
22:13 2019-06-07

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
02:13 2019-05-27

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century....
14:39 2019-05-21

Durant ruled out for Game 4; Klay likely to play Kevin Durant's calf injury will keep him out for the Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday. Klay Thompson will return from his hamstring injury after missing Game 3....
22:39 2019-06-06

Sure Looks Like Zdeno Chara's Going To Play Tonight With A Broken Jaw It was a fine question to ask. When did the Bruins make the decision that defenseman Zdeno Chara, who broke his jaw in Monday’s Game 4 against the Blues, could actually be able to play tonight? The problem is that the question started from a false premise. As head coach Bruce Cassidy noted today, Ch...
03:00 2019-06-07

Bruins' Chara could play in Game 5 despite injury Boston Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara, who reportedly has a broken jaw, started Thursday night's Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final after he was medically cleared to play....
05:00 2019-06-07

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-to-play model, offering significant portions of th...
14:52 2019-05-21

Chucky may be wi-fi enabled in the new Child’s Play, but it’s hardly an upgrade Kids these days, with their newfangled wi-fi enabled homicidal dolls. Back when we were whippersnappers attending the 1988 stab-a-thon Child’s Play, we got a low-tech Chucky and we liked it! It didn’t matter if we had to walk two miles uphill both ways to the cineplex, it was worth it just to see a ...
01:39 2019-06-21

ZTE launches Brussels cybersecurity lab as a transparency play The lab's main purpose will be to allow regulators and potential clients to perform black box and penetration testing, as well as review its source code and documents....
04:52 2019-07-11

Serena unlikely to play Wimbledon warmup, says coach Serena Williams is likely to go into Wimbledon without playing a warm-up event because she is still injured, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou has told Reuters....
13:13 2019-06-07

Harrison Ford Says He’s the Only One Who Gets to Play Indiana Jones: ‘When I’m Gone, He’s Gone’ Indiana Jones will die when Harrison Ford dies, if the actor has his way. Appearing on NBC’s Today on Friday, Ford spoke about playing the legendary archaeologist and insisted nobody else will fill the role going forward. “Don’t you get it? I’m Indiana Jones,” Ford, 76,...
00:52 2019-05-25

DIY Retro Gaming Handheld Is As Fun To Build As It Is To Play This is the GameShell, a retro gaming handheld that I built from a kit. I clipped and trimmed the plastic pieces, inserted the circuit boards, connected the wires and snapped it all together. It plays old games, emulated titles and homebrew software. It’s pleasing that something I built does those t...
16:39 2019-05-30

'Fallout 76' Desperately Needs to Test-Play Its Patches More This week's game news: update troubles for 'Fallout 76,' Nintendo Switch's possessed joysticks, and the bizarre trailer for 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.'...
00:39 2019-07-20

Del Potro unsure if he will play again after latest injury "Juan Martin del Potro’s injury curse has struck again with the Argentine taking to social media to reveal that he is unsure whether he will play again."...
21:52 2019-06-21

'Third-place play-off is a nonsense game' - Neville "England women manager Phil Neville has congratulated Sweden on their win in the World Cup third-place play-off but says the match is \"a nonsense game\"."...
00:26 2019-07-07

Play of the Day: Nadal hits opponent - '10 out of 10 for the smash!' "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Marion Bartoli give their expert verdicts on the best and most amusing moments of day two of the French Open."...
20:13 2019-05-27

Warriors' Thompson (hamstring) won't play in Game 3 Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson was declared out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors about 20 minutes before game time Wednesday night....
07:00 2019-06-06

Goal for Seahawks QB Wilson: Play 15 more years Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has played seven seasons in the NFL and figures he's only not quite one-third of the way through his career....
21:00 2019-06-03

Nationals vs. Padres: These two hot pitchers make Under the play The ultimate victim of bad luck this season has been Max Scherzer of the Nationals. The lack of support from his team has led to the prices and totals that you can bet at a discount compared to last season. When it comes to fielding independent, a metric similar to ERA except that it focuses......
23:39 2019-06-08

Cops probing possible ‘foul play’ in disappearance of Connecticut mom Authorities are investigating whether “foul play” led to the disappearance of a Connecticut mom of five who’s involved in a bitter divorce, cops said on Wednesday. A statement released by the New Cannan Police Department also said the search for Jennifer Dulos, 50, has been conduct...
00:26 2019-05-30

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
04:26 2019-05-22

Women to play Shakespeare's kings in new Globe productions As the debate surrounding casting and who should get to play which characters continues, at the Globe in London they’re casting women as Shakespeare’s kings....
01:26 2019-06-04

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has had the capability to expand to meet the length of ...
23:39 2019-05-22

Kid’s eyesight ruined after parents let her play on phone every day for a year A two-year-old Chinese toddler has developed severe short-sightedness after her parents allowed her to play on a mobile every day for a year. The girl Xiao Man, from the Jiangsu province, was recently diagnosed with severe myopia after her parents took her to see a doctor. The youngster is said to h...
00:00 2019-06-15

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
03:26 2019-06-19

Auger-Aliassime, 18, to play Berrettini in Stuttgart final Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime will play Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Stuttgart Open       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a large shadow....
03:13 2019-05-22

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled seven tracking apps from the Play Store after Avast, a cybersecurity company, found they allowed pe...
19:26 2019-07-18

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members passed through airport-style metal detectors into...
20:39 2019-06-14

Konami announces plug-and-play TurboGrafx-16 Mini Konami may well have earned the "most surprising announcement of E3" trophy with Tuesday' night's unexpected reveal of the TurboGrafx-16 Mini (known as the PC Engine Mini in Japan and the PC Engine Core Grafx Mini in Europe). Price and release date were not announced, but Konami did reveal six games...
14:00 2019-06-12

U.S. Cellular rolls out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto G6 Play Gone are the days when you would buy an entry-level smartphone and didn't expect it to receive any major Android OS updates. Now, just about every affordable smartphone released by a major company (i.e. Samsung, Motorola) is getting at least one Android OS update during their lifetime.The Moto G6 Pl...
17:26 2019-05-21

Roli's light-up Lumi keyboard teaches you how to play Roli has been making unconventional electronic music instruments for about a decade now. Its Seaboard series take the traditional keyboard design and infuse it with some notable tricks, like pressure-sensitive keys that allow for far more modulation......
17:00 2019-06-18

I Wish I Could Play More Wacky Builds In Dota Underlords, But I Like Winning A couple weeks ago, I came across a Dota Underlords video that changed everything for me. In it, a player managed to buff one unit, the self-cloning Arc Warden, such that he was able to spawn nearly limitless copies of himself. The board was a sea of crackling wizards with fishbowls on their heads. ...
23:52 2019-07-10

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve DTC Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help DTC companies hawk their products....
15:39 2019-07-10

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless The Google Play StoreThe announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to Bloomberg, the company’s own Play Store rival is a ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
21:26 2019-05-22

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
13:52 2019-06-19

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Blues' top goal scorer Tarasenko set to play Game 3 Vladimir Tarasenko, the St. Louis Blues' leading goal scorer in the regular season, will play in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night despite not practicing on Friday, Blues head coach Craig Berube told reporters....
23:39 2019-05-31

Kristine Lilly on how US-Netherlands World Cup final will play out National Soccer Hall of Famer Kristine Lilly is the sport’s all-time leader, men or women, with 354 international appearances — including five World Cups while representing the United States, winning in 1991 and 1999. Lilly made her USWNT debut when she was still in high school and went on to compet...
11:13 2019-07-07

San Jose St., Hawaii to play for Dick Tomey Trophy SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State and Hawaii will play for the Dick Tomey Legacy Trophy in honor of the former coach who died last month. The schools announced plans Monday to award the trophy to the winner of the game between the two schools where Tomey used to coach. Hawaii hosts San Jose Sta...
01:52 2019-06-04

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
18:13 2019-05-22

In Observation, You Play A Computer That Might Be Losing Its Damn Mind In most science fiction stories, artificial intelligence is bad news. With the familiar beats of Greek tragedy, AI is almost always destined to bring ruin to those with the hubris to create it. So how would it feel if you were the AI, and it was your job to keep a human safe—even while something in ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Nashville stars love to play tourist at home Tourism comes alive in the summer, but the thousands who flock to the city aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based country stars enjoy playing tourist too. (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Barty to play Goerges for Birmingham title and No. 1 spot French Open champion Ashleigh Barty will play Julia Goerges for the Birmingham Classic title on Sunday and clinch the world No. 1 spot if she wins        ...
17:39 2019-06-22

When Is The Next Sony PlayStation State Of Play Livestream? Will The Last of Us 2 feature? After Sony PlayStation skipped E3, fans are desperate for a new State of Play livestream to update them on big upcoming titles and the PS5. But when can we expect to see it?...
12:39 2019-07-14

Federer, Nadal to play at Wimbledon for 1st time since 2008 All these years later, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet again at Wimbledon for the 40th installment of their terrific rivalry — and first at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final....
16:26 2019-07-11