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Jimmy Feigen, US Swimmer in Lochte Scandal, Pays to Leave Rio Jimmy Feigen, US Swimmer in Lochte Scandal, Pays to Leave Rio
- August 20, 2016

You can read Lochte's full apology below. Also Thursday, USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus in a press release chastised the four men for their behavior. The swimmers eventually talk with workers and their taxi leaves. Hours later, the official changed the story and said two security guards pointed guns at the swimmers. (more...)
Former Phillies LHP JA Happ earns MLB-leading 17th win of season
- August 20, 2016

The Yankees have promoted right-hander Chad Green from Triple-A to start Monday night against the AL East-leading Toronto Blue Jays. Today the Blue Jays would look to bounce back against the New York Yankees in the second game of a three game set. (more...)
Apple Music posts new Frank Ocean video album
- August 20, 2016

The music magazine claims that the artist has now dropped the original title Boys Don't Cry in favour of an alternative. The concept of a second album also jives with all of the previous reports from artist who allegedly worked on the album , including Lil B and Iamsu who don't appear on Endless. (more...)
Below Delayed Again, Release Date Promised in Next Update Below Delayed Again, Release Date Promised in Next Update
- August 20, 2016

I'm sure Capy Games knows this news will frustrate, but they wouldn't have done it if they didn't have a reason to. Here's the meat from that announcement. Quality control concerns have seen developer Capybara Games delay the release of roguelike dungeon crawler Below for an unspecified amount of time. (more...)
After melee, McGregor, Diaz set for rematch After melee, McGregor, Diaz set for rematch
- August 20, 2016

Every fighter The Gazette asked on Thursday at media day at the Red Rock Casino Resort picked Diaz to win. "Vegas traffic is heavy as well this time of year". McGregor cut him off and took credit for showing Diaz the way in terms of flexing his muscle at the bargaining table. That said , critics may be selling McGregor short. (more...)
Crews Make Major Gains Against Southern California Wildfire
- August 20, 2016

Fire crews in Southern California are making some progress in battling the menacing Blue Cut fire . (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). A helicopter makes a drop over a wildfire in West Cajon Valley, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. Nearly 1,600 firefighters are taking on the fire. "You could look down Highway 2 and see where the fire was burning, and that's a little too uneasy for me", he said. (more...)
Frank Ocean's 'Boys Don't Cry' Is Dropping This Weekend
- August 20, 2016

Ocean just followed in Beyoncé's footsteps and released a video album. There is one caveat, however. Frank's new album was expected hit Apple Music on August 5, but the album has yet to be released. At least we know Ocean is alive. The 37-year-old recently participated in a Reddit AMA , during which he was asked about " Boys Don't Cry ". Earlier this week during a Reddit AMA, Malay said of Ocean's new music and its delayed release, "Art can not be rushed". (more...)
Neid's last match as German's coach is for the gold Neid's last match as German's coach is for the gold
- August 20, 2016

The 21st-minute penalty kick of the German midfielder Melanie Behringer and the goal of Sara Dabritz just before the hour mark have Germany up 2-0 in Belo Horizonte , Brazil . Germany's Silvia Neid , who is stepping aside after this Olympic final, and Sweden coach Pia Sundhage were both in the first women's Olympic soccer tournament in 1996. (more...)
WWE SummerSlam 2016 Betting Preview: Balor, Ambrose, Lesnar Odds Favorites
- August 20, 2016

These women had singles matches against each other. The WWE is now high on Styles due to his in-ring work and they may make him champion as soon as possible. Watching Cesaro in the ring is a treat, but the tried-and-true method is for the heel to take the early lead so give Sheamus the edge in Match No. 1. (more...)
Chase Utley gets ovation in return to Citizens Bank Park
- August 20, 2016

Utley doffed his helmet and waved to the crowd, and when he tried to step to the plate, fans continued their ovation. There also were no fans in the first three rows in the sections directly above the scoreboard. I want to have a few more starts. "To me, that's a true compliment". Utley played twelve seasons for the Philadelphia Philles, before accepting a trade to the Dodgers a year ago. (more...)
Harrison breaks 28-year old 100 metres hurdles world record
- August 20, 2016

Bolt had alarmed the world three weeks ago by pulling out of the Jamaican trials with a minor hamstring tear, an injury that threatened briefly to sabotage the poetry of his third and final Olympics . The 23-year-old said: "I'm over the moon with that". That knocked almost half a second off Holmes' mark, set when she won Olympic gold in Athens in 2004. (more...)
Kim Kardashian showcases her post-baby body on the beach Kim Kardashian showcases her post-baby body on the beach
- August 20, 2016

Kardashian added, "We all have our hang-ups and things we might want to change, but my curves make me who I am". The trio spent the afternoon building sandcastles on the beach with Kim Kardashian's husband Kanye West nowhere in site. She shared a snippet of the session on Snapchat and captioned it "No days off". It's getting to the point where fans don't even wait for her to say anything, because they know she'll either just keep posing into the phone, or try to promote her LuMee case. (more...)
'Ben-Hur' is an unnecessary remake 'Ben-Hur' is an unnecessary remake
- August 20, 2016

This is actually the fifth movie adaptation of the 1880 book of the same name by Lew Wallace, and the 1959 version was the best remembered for its very big scale, production design and the intricately designed chariot race sequence. Ilderim serves more as a mentor for Ben-Hur although he is motivated by his own selfish ambitions in training him to race chariots. The famous chariot race is somewhat more spectacular, thanks to computer-generated effects that weren't available 56 years ago, and ... (more...)
First of Kanye West's weekend pop-up stores open doors First of Kanye West's weekend pop-up stores open doors
- August 20, 2016

Tremane Leach (far left), Aaran Bahtia (top right), and Terique Crawford (bottom right) pose with friends near Kanye West's pop-up shop on Ossington Avenue. The free press it has created for his upcoming Saint Pablo tour? In each space, a high-fidelity sound experience will be by provided by SONOS. There was a line of Yeezy fans there, too. (more...)
Kubo and the Two Strings is samurai family fun Kubo and the Two Strings is samurai family fun
- August 20, 2016

Being able to explore those ideas through the prism of fantasy and animation really allows parents and children to experience those things together, in a way they can understand. At times the self-consciousness feels excessive, but it's also nice to see this kind of thoughtfulness in a children's film ( Zootopia and Inside Out were even more high-concept endeavors). (more...)
Soulja Boy's Ex Responds To His Gun-Totting Threats Soulja Boy's Ex Responds To His Gun-Totting Threats
- August 20, 2016

Soulja Boy can then be heard saying "kill you", before once again warning: 'Stop playing with me'. Soulja and Riley might be going strong now on Love & Hip Hop Hollywood. He even went as far as saying they've never met. Soulja Boy was given 24 months of probation in December 2014 after striking a plea deal, which meant his weapons possession charge was dropped. (more...)
Nude Trump sculptor may do the same for Hillary Clinton, web reports
- August 20, 2016

Statues of a naked Trump appeared in the five cities - New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Cleveland and Los Angeles - as part of a protest by an anarchist street art group known as INDECLINE , the Washington Post reported . "NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks , no matter how small", a spokesperson told AFP in an email. In a video posted on the forum DNAinfo, one can see curious hoot and grunt while employees break the base of the sculpture, ... (more...)
The Tax Man Cometh For NeNe Leakes The Tax Man Cometh For NeNe Leakes
- August 20, 2016

According to a tax lien the IRS filed last month, Leakes owes $824,366.01 in taxes from 2014. "That was the year she starred on "Dancing With the Stars" and launched her NeNe Leakes Collection on HSN". And it might not come up as a topic of conversation on the upcoming ninth season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta as she has said she has no plans to return to the show. (more...)
Trump's campaign manager resigns after being pushed aside
- August 20, 2016

The campaign wasn't going the way Trump thought it should or could be so he brought in fresh blood. Trump and running mate Mike Pence were in Louisiana on Friday, surveying damage from deadly floods that have displaced tens of thousands of people. (more...)
Security 'stepped up' at Celebrity Big Brother after threats to Chloe Khan
- August 20, 2016

The X Factor reject left the house to boos from the crowd. Lewis picked James, Heavy chose Marnie Simpson and Bear made a decision to put Renee Graziano up for eviction. Asked if she had any proof, the busty brunette responded: 'What she'd said to Bear about making it a thing for the show. He told Graziano that she had never done anything "personal" to him, but she said that she had been mean to him, which was out of character. (more...)

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