Magic Johnson accuses Rob Pelinka of 'backstabbing,' explains abrupt Lakers departure
On Monday, however, Johnson spun an entirely different tale, mainly that he resented the “backstabbing” and “whispering” behind his back, and he pointed the finger directly at General Manager Rob Pelinka, who was hired by the Lakers at the same time ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 11:00:00 -0700
More tornadoes hit Oklahoma as extreme weather continues to batter southern Plains
Twisters and funnel clouds were spotted across Oklahoma on Monday. The latest round of severe weather came after a weekend full of tornadoes that tore roofs off houses and ripped power lines from the ground. Following dire warnings from the National ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 10:00:00 -0700
3-Time Formula One Champ Niki Lauda Is Dead At 70
Formula One world champion Niki Lauda of Austria, who survived a fiery crash in 1976 and went on to win the championship twice more, has died. He was 70. Born Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda, he was a prominent race car driver in the 1970s and 1980s, ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 19:00:00 -0700
'His Dark Materials' Books: A Guide to What Comes After HBO's Adaptation of 'The Golden Compass'
Immediately after the credits rolled on the Game of Thrones series finale, HBO ran a trailer for its next big fantasy series, His Dark Materials. Unlike Game of Thrones, with its medieval trappings, the His Dark Materials book series combines fantasy with a more ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 05:00:00 -0700
'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington says finale was 'truthful to the characters'
'GAME OF THRONES' STAR KIT HARINGTON REVEALS WHY HE DOESN'T WANT TO 'REPEAT' JON SNOW. “One of my worries with this is we have Cersei and Dany, two leading women, who fall,” Harington, who starred as Jon Snow, told Entertainment ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:00 -0700
Faze Clan and Tfue's legal dispute could reshape e-sports and YouTube contracts forever
Turner “Tfue” Tenney is one of the most prominent Twitch streamers in the world, having catapulted to the upper echelon of online creators thanks to his prolific Fortnite playing and consistent performance in the game's competitive circuit. But a new lawsuit ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 13:00:00 -0700
A disillusioned Aaron Paul longs for someone “real” in Westworld S3 trailer
HBO took advantage of the record number of viewers tuning in to the Game of Thrones finale last night to release the first teaser for season three of Westworld. The teaser is deliberately vague on details, but it looks like we're in for a dystopian near-future ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700
College Board announces 'adversity score' amid heightened awareness of admissions process
"There are a number of amazing students who may have scored less but have accomplished more," David Coleman, chief executive of the College Board, said to The Wall Street Journal. "We can't sit on our hands and ignore the disparities of wealth reflected ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 11:00:00 -0700
The Trump administration's war of words with Iran is straight from its North Korea playbook
The Trump administration is using its North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate. Respond to a threat by ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 05:00:00 -0700
Redskins fear Reuben Foster suffered torn left ACL during first offseason workout
The Washington Redskins fear they will lose linebacker Reuben Foster for the 2019 season with a torn left ACL suffered Monday on his first play in the team's first offseason workout at Redskins Park. Foster is scheduled to see a specialist, just to be sure the ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 12:00:00 -0700
Ezekiel Elliott on why he's NFL's best RB and why Cowboys are capable of being NFL's best team
"I'm just excited about the group of guys we have," Elliott said Sunday during his annual youth football ProCamp inside the Ford Center. "I'm excited about the talent we have on this team. I'm excited about the leadership group we have. I think we have a lot of ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 13:00:00 -0700
Before Muhlaysia Booker was killed, she was 'looking forward' to life after brutal assault, friends say
With police offering no new details Monday about the fatal shooting of Muhlaysia Booker, her family and friends tried to focus on the life she led before a brutal beating made her a face of the struggle to protect trans people from violence. Her death — about a ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 10:00:00 -0700
Phillies 5, Cubs 4 (10 innings): JT Realmuto does it all in wacky and wild win at Wrigley Field
CHICAGO — J.T. Realmuto was a standout offensively and defensively in leading the Phillies to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday night. Realmuto was the ultimate hero with a tie-breaking homer in the top of the 10th inning.
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 20:00:00 -0700
Watch James Corden and Céline Dion Recreate 'Titanic' in 'Carpool Karaoke'
Céline Dion joined James Corden for a special Las Vegas edition of “Carpool Karaoke” on The Late Late Show. The singer, who is currently performing in Caesars Palace, went through a series of her classic songs, including “My Heart Will Go Home,” and ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 20:00:00 -0700
Man Who Climbed Eiffel Tower Is Taken Into Custody
A man who scaled the Eiffel Tower and forced the national monument to abruptly close for several hours on Monday has been taken into custody, the authorities said. About 2,500 people were evacuated from the structure while the Paris Fire Department tried ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 10:00:00 -0700
Yankees vs. Orioles odds, line: MLB picks, predictions for May 20 from proven model on 97-73 roll
The red-hot New York Yankees take on the slumping Baltimore Orioles in the opener of a four-game series starting on Monday. The Yankees (28-17) lead the American League East and have won five of six and 11 of their last 15, while the Orioles (15-31), ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 19:00:00 -0700
Buccaneers release Gerald McCoy after nine seasons, reportedly might target Ndamukong Suh as replacement
After making comments earlier this offseason that indicated they were strongly considering breaking up with Gerald McCoy, the Buccaneers have finally decided to move on from the former All-Pro defensive tackle who has anchored their defensive line for the ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 19:00:00 -0700
Dressbarn is going out of business
"It has been our pleasure to serve you, making it all the more difficult to let you know that the decision has been made to begin winding down the Dressbarn business," Gary Muto, CEO of Dressbarn's parent company Ascena Retail Group, said in a statement.
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 20:00:00 -0700
Tyrion's A Song of Ice and Fire Reference on Game of Thrones Was Really Embarrassing
And then there was Tyrion's whole Song of Ice and Fire thing. Towards the tail end of the series finale, after Tyrion Lannister–set in his new position as Hand of the King to Bran the Broken–spends about thirty seconds of precious, precious screen time ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 05:00:00 -0700
Sophie Turner Calls Petition to Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 'Disrespectful'
Sophie Turner, who has played Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones for the HBO drama's entirety, finds a recent fan-fueled petition to “remake” the final season “disrespectful.” But she told the New York Times in an interview published Monday that she's “not ...
Public date: Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 -0700