Thursday April 18, 2019

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Chris Evans says he ‘might have to cut ties’ with Tom Brady: ‘I really hope he’s not a Trump supporter’

“Captain America” star Chris Evans talked politics in a recent interview and said he “really” hopes the quarterback of his favorite team, Tom Brady, is not a supporter of President Trump. Evans, 37, conducted a tell-all interview with The Hollywood Reporter that was published Wednesday. The discussion turned to politics when the issue of the actor’s vocal political views on social media came up.  More…

Colorado high school wrestler forfeits state tournament match rather than wrestle girl

A Colorado high school student forfeited the state tournament match rather than wrestle a girl during the match. Brendan Johnston, 18, a senior at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., forfeited his match against Jaslynn Gallegos.  More…

Michael Avenatti to be charged with wire and bank fraud

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested on charges related to an alleged $20 million extortion of the athletic apparel company Nike, federal authorities said.  More…

New video reveals Chyna’s dying WWE regret

It’s been revealed that troubled wrestling legend Chyna wanted to make up with the WWE before her shocking death in 2016. The former women’s and intercontinental champion passed away at 46 due to a drug overdose.  More…

How Patriots owner Robert Kraft could get off in prostitution case

The prostitution case against Patriots owner Robert Kraft linked to a Florida sex-trafficking ring could be a long shot for prosecutors — partly because the women he was caught on video getting services by two women who are not victims of human trafficking — the 45-year-old manager of the spa Lei Wang, and 58-year-old spa employee Shen Mingbi, also believed to be an operator of the business – both licensed masseuses and Florida residents.  More…

Matt Kuchar finally paid up, but it may already be too late

This just in from the better-late-than-never department: Matt Kuchar came to his senses and has vowed to pay the caddie he stiffed three months ago in Mexico the fair wage he deserved in the first place. In a recent interview with Golf.com, caddie David Giral Ortiz said he felt he deserved $50,000 for his work, which is $79,000 less than Kuchar’s regular caddie, not the $5,000 he received from Kuchar.  More…

Americans predicted to eat 1.38 billion chicken wings during Super Bowl

Chips and salsa, football-themed desserts and pulled pork sandwiches make it one of the best food holidays around. But there’s one reigning finger food that we all can’t get enough of. This year, Americans are expected to down 1.38 BILLION chicken wings!  More…

Trump golfs with greats Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus at his Florida club

President Trump said he had a “great morning” golfing with pros Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods Saturday at his private club in Florida.  More…

Don’t fall for NFL’s feel-good moment with male cheerleaders

When it was announced a few weeks ago that, for the first time ever, there would be male cheerleaders performing at the Super Bowl, it was met with fawning media fanfare. On “Good Morning America,” Michael Strahan said the two guys were “breaking barriers.”  More…

Two male cheerleaders to perform for Rams at Super Bowl

Two of the newest members of the Los Angeles Rams’ spirit squad, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, will be the first male cheerleaders ever to perform at the Super Bowl.  More…

Figure skater John Coughlin dead at 33

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her “wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life. … I have no words.”  More…

Kansas City Royals Prospect Brady Singer Pays Off Parents’ Debt for Xmas

Brady Singer who surprised his parents with a VERY expensive gift that’ll earn him an award for Son of the Year.  More…

Grocery store refuses to sell Pepsi until they remove NFL logo

Pepsi’s slogan may have once been “The Choice of a New Generation,” but one grocery store owner has chosen to no longer sell its products because they feature the NFL logo. Phillip Stewart, the owner of the store, said “I don’t want to support them in any way, because I feel like it’s just wrong. I can’t in good conscious sell the product because it does have the logo on it.”  More…

Skydiving coach loosened harness to commit suicide during tandem jump: cops

An experienced skydiver who fell to his death during a tandem jump in Maine intentionally loosened his harness in midair to commit suicide, state police said. Brett Bickford, 41, of Rochester, New Hampshire, died on Sept. 27 after detaching himself about a mile above the ground during a two-man jump at Skydive New England in Lebanon.  More…

Hang glider at 4,000 feet after pilot forgets to attach him