Chiefs Beat Bills & Advance To AFC Championship Game

PHOTO FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES. By Terrance Turner Jan. 23, 2022 The Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills duked it out tonight in Arrowhead Stadium, with both teams vying for a chance to play in the AFC Championship Game. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes thew three touchdowns and ran for another, with a career-high 69 … Continue reading Chiefs Beat Bills & Advance To AFC Championship Game

49ers Upset Cowboys (On Nickelodeon!) In Wild Card Game

Photo from TheWrap. By Terrance Turner Jan. 16, 2022 The San Francisco 49ers scored an upset win today against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington's AT&T Stadium. The game was simulcast on CBS, Paramount Plus, and Nickelodeon, which broadcast the Bears-Saints Wild Card game last year. Analysts Nate Burleson and Gabrielle Neveah Green returned to the … Continue reading 49ers Upset Cowboys (On Nickelodeon!) In Wild Card Game

Bucs Beat Eagles In Wild Card Playoff Game

By Terrance Turner Jan. 16, 2022 Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the Philadelphia Eagles as NFL Wild Card Weekend continued. The Buccaneers entered the playoffs without their two best running backs (Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones) and minus a valuable receiver (Chris Godwin). But in front of a cheering crowd at Tampa's Raymond James … Continue reading Bucs Beat Eagles In Wild Card Playoff Game

Texans Fire Coach David Culley

By Terrance Turner Jan. 13, 2022 The Houston Texans have fired head coach David Culley. ESPN reporter Adam Schefter and NFL reporter Ian Rapoport broke news of the move. (According to the Houston Chronicle, the Texans have also fired offensive coordinator Tim Kelly.) Fox 26 sports reporter Mark Berman shared Culley's reaction to the news. … Continue reading Texans Fire Coach David Culley

Georgia Smothers Alabama To Win National Championship

Quarterback Stetson Bennett is embraced by offensive lineman Broderick Jones. Photo by the author. By Terrance Turner Jan. 10, 2022 Tonight, the Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs did battle for the College Football Playoff National Championship. It was primarily a defensive showcase (especially for Georgia, whose defense shined) Both offenses got rolling late. But … Continue reading Georgia Smothers Alabama To Win National Championship

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Record-Breaking Win

By Terrance Turner Jan. 9, 2022 The Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced the Carolina Panthers at home in Raymond James Stadium today. Heading into their regular-season finale, the Bucs dealt with a slew of injuries: wide receiver Chris Godwin is out for the season with a torn ACL; running back Leonard Fournette has a hamstring injury, … Continue reading Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have Record-Breaking Win

Titans Beat Texans In Season Finale

By Terrance Turner Jan. 9, 2022 In their regular-season finale, the Tennessee Titans battled the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Titans running back Derrick Henry was not activated for today's game; he is still recovering from foot surgery. The team expects to have him back in time for the playoffs (which begin next week). Thus … Continue reading Titans Beat Texans In Season Finale

Chiefs Edge Broncos In Season Finale

By Terrance Turner Jan. 8, 2022 Two divisional rivals faced off today, in the final game of the regular season. The Kansas City Chiefs traveled to Colorado to face the Denver Broncos at Mile High. While the 7-9 Broncos had little to play for except their home-field crowd, the 11-5 Chiefs were fighting for a … Continue reading Chiefs Edge Broncos In Season Finale

Sidney Poitier

By Terrance Turner Jan. 7, 2022 Legendary actor Sidney Poitier has died. He was 94. Bahamas Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell confirmed the death to CBS News on Friday. Clint Watson, press secretary for the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, confirmed to CNN that Poitier died Thursday evening. Poitier was born on Feb. 20, 1927, in … Continue reading Sidney Poitier

Antonio Brown Off Bucs After Latest Incident

By Terrance Turner Jan. 2, 2021 Today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New York Jets on the road for the first time ever. Quarterback Tom Brady helped the team overcome a 14-point deficit for their biggest comeback of the season. After trailing 24-10 in the third quarter, Brady threw a touchdown pass to tight … Continue reading Antonio Brown Off Bucs After Latest Incident

Remembering Betty White

By Terrance Turner Dec. 31, 2021 Legendary actress Betty White has died. She was 99. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a "death investigation" on the 500 block of North Carmelina Avenue in LA at 9:30 am, according to Variety magazine. White is believed to have died last night at her home. She would've … Continue reading Remembering Betty White

“Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

By Terrance Turner Dec. 26, 2021 This recap contains spoilers. Tonight was the final episode of Issa Rae's groundbreaking HBO series "Insecure". In a chaotic, jam-packed finale that stuffed two hours of content into 40 minutes, (almost) everyone somehow ends up on the path they wanted. Issa Rae's remarkable screenplay centered around birthdays -- each … Continue reading “Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

Kelce’s Electric Performance Powers Chiefs Past Chargers

By Terrance Turner Dec. 17, 2021 Tonight's "Thursday Night Football" featured two top teams in a battle for control of the AFC West. The Los Angeles Chargers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs at SoFi Stadium. In a game where both teams gave up valuable points and wound up tied just before the end, the Chiefs … Continue reading Kelce’s Electric Performance Powers Chiefs Past Chargers

Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill

By Terrance Turner Nov. 15, 2021 Today, President Joe Biden signed into law a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. The bill will finally become law after a protracted process that sparked fierce debate in Congress. The legislation had already passed through the Senate in August by a 69-30 vote. But the bill's passage in the House … Continue reading Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill

Adele: One Night Only

By Terrance Turner Tonight -- after nearly six years of silence -- Adele returned to live performing, singing at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles and then sitting down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. It was her first televised interview in six years. There was a lot to discuss: work, motherhood, weight loss, alcoholism. … Continue reading Adele: One Night Only

Lamar Jackson Leads Ravens To Wild OT Comeback

By Terrance Turner Oct. 11, 2021 They were down 22 to 3 (!!!). They'd only managed a field goal. The offense had produced a scant three points. The Indianapolis Colts were running all over them. But somehow, the Baltimore Ravens prevailed. Lead by the dazzling dual threat of quarterback Lamar Jackson, the Ravens fought their … Continue reading Lamar Jackson Leads Ravens To Wild OT Comeback

Chiefs-Bills Game Delayed Due to Weather

By Terrance Turner Oct. 10, 2021 Tonight's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills has been delayed due tow weather. Storms in Kansas City have brought lightning and heavy rain, and everyone inside Arrowhead Stadium has been asked to evacuate. Many have complied. The weather has brought tonight's "Sunday Night Football" to a … Continue reading Chiefs-Bills Game Delayed Due to Weather

R. Kelly Found Guilty in Federal Trial

By Terrance Turner Sept. 26, 2021 Singer R. Kelly has been found guilty of all charges after a federal trial in New York. Kelly was convicted on nine counts: eight counts of violating the Mann Act, which prohibits transporting a minor across state lines for sex or "any other immoral purpose," and one count of … Continue reading R. Kelly Found Guilty in Federal Trial

Kelly Price Breaks Silence After Being Reported Missing (Updated)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 24, 2021 (Updated Sept. 27) Singer Kelly Price says she was never missing. Price, 48, was reported as a missing person after a welfare check was conducted at her Georgia home on Sat. Sept. 18. TMZ reports that Cobb County authorities found no evidence of foul play and spoke with Price's … Continue reading Kelly Price Breaks Silence After Being Reported Missing (Updated)

Texans Fans Outraged Over Titans Branding

By Terrance Turner Sept. 23, 2021 Fans of the Houston Texans went into an uproar yesterday over Tennessee Titans' social media. The Titans were once the Houston Oilers, and when they announced their "Oilers Celebration Week", they used Oilers branding -- including logo, name and color scheme. Angry commenters responded, fueled by bad blood that … Continue reading Texans Fans Outraged Over Titans Branding

Bucs Wallop Falcons In Wild Shootout

By Terrance Turner Sept. 19, 2021 Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced the Atlanta Falcons at home at Raymond James Stadium. It was a wildly unpredictable game, a high-scoring affair that became razor-close late and then turned into a blowout. Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady scored midway through the first quarter, launching a laser beam … Continue reading Bucs Wallop Falcons In Wild Shootout

Colts Will Appear On “Hard Knocks” — In First-Ever In-Season Edition

By Terrance Turner Every year, HBO cameras take us behind the scenes of a different NFL team. The HBO series "Hard Knocks" gives viewers a close-up look at players and coaches as they prepare for a new football season. But the show always ends after the final preseason game, before the start of the regular … Continue reading Colts Will Appear On “Hard Knocks” — In First-Ever In-Season Edition

Billie Eilish Stuns at Met Gala

Photo from Twitter. By Terrance Turner Sept. 14, 2021 The Met Gala was held tonight, with the theme being "American Fashion". While that nebulous theme inspired many different looks, perhaps none were more arresting or more surprising than that of Billie Eilish. In a peach-colored Oscar de la Renta dress, Eilish paid homage to Marilyn … Continue reading Billie Eilish Stuns at Met Gala

Steve From “Blue’s Clues” Is Back — With a Heartfelt New Video

By Terrance Turner Sept. 7, 2021 Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the animated series "Blue's Clues". For millennials like myself, the series was a staple -- a cherished element of a childhood that now seems light-years away. Today, we got an unexpected blast from the past. The program debuted in 1996 on Nickelodeon. It … Continue reading Steve From “Blue’s Clues” Is Back — With a Heartfelt New Video

Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

By Terrance Turner September 1, 2021 (updated Oct. 6) After the Supreme Court failed to act, a restrictive Texas abortion law has gone into effect. The law forbids abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, before expectant mothers are even aware of the pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for rape or incest. (Supposedly, six weeks is … Continue reading Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

Ed Asner Dies at 91

By Terrance Turner Aug. 29, 2021 Legendary television and film actor Ed Asner has died. He was 91. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety, writing that he died on Sunday surrounded by family. (Asner is survived by four children: Matthew, Liza, Kate, and Chris.) Asner's family added confirmation on the actor's Twitter account. "We are … Continue reading Ed Asner Dies at 91

Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Photos by Lauren Fair Photography. By Terrance Turner July 26, 2021 Issa Rae is married. The actress, writer, and producer married businessman Louis Diame over the weekend in the French Riviera. The intimate ceremony took place in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, a commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Southeastern France. Rae shared stunning photos of the nuptials, … Continue reading Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Freed Britney

. By Terrance Turner June 23, 2021 (updated Sept. 29, Nov. 12) BREAKING NEWS: Britney Spears' conservatorship is over. “The court finds and determines that the conservatorship of the person and the Estate of Britney Jean Spears is no longer required,” Judge Brenda Penny ruled on Friday afternoon. "The conservatorship is hereby terminated." Spears was … Continue reading Freed Britney

Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

By Terrance Turner March 26, 2021 (Updated April 20; updated June 25) BREAKING NEWS (June 25, 2021): Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. On April 20, the jury found Derek Michael Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degre manslaughter for the murder of … Continue reading Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

Photo courtesy By Terrance Turner March 14, 2021 BREAKING NEWS: Beyonce is now the most decorated artist in Grammy history. Just minutes ago, Beyonce won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance for her song "Black Parade", which she co-wrote. With this win, she now has 28 Grammy Awards -- more than any other artist, male … Continue reading Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

By Terrance Turner Jan. 28, 2021 Legendary actress Cicely Tyson has died. She was 96. Tyson's family announced the passing. “With a heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” they said, in a statement issued through Tyson's manager, Larry … Continue reading Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

Juneteenth

The Juneteenth flag was designed by activist Ben Haith in 1997. Photo from CNN. By Terrance Turner June 19, 2020 (updated June 19, 2021) On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with some game-changing news. "The people of Texas are informed that in accordance with a Proclamation … Continue reading Juneteenth

A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Photo courtesy of HBOWatch. By Terrance Turner June 1, 2020 This recap contains spoilers. On "Lowkey Happy", last night's episode of Insecure, Lawrence (Jay Ellis) meets up with his ex Issa (Issa Rae) for drinks. He nervously waits for her to show up, anxiously popping a breath mint. Issa arrives and quickly takes a nasty … Continue reading A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Photo courtesy of Instagram. By Terrance Turner April 30, 2020 (Updated Nov. 24) BREAKING NEWS: (March 14, 2021): Tonight, Megan the Stallion and Beyonce won the Grammy for Best Rap Song for their work on the remix of Megan's song "Savage". They are the first female duo ever to win in this category. This is … Continue reading Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Gronk Ends Retirement to Join Brady on Bucs — And Win! (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner April 21, 2020 (updated Dec. 26; updated Feb.7) Last night, former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski appeared on "Watch What Happens Live" (at Home). Host Andy Cohen said rumors were swirling that Gronkowski wanted to join ex-Patriots teammate Tom Brady on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Cohen asked Gronkowski if he was considering … Continue reading Gronk Ends Retirement to Join Brady on Bucs — And Win! (UPDATED)

Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

By Terrance Turner March 9, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Despite three turnovers and a wildly controversial fourth quarter, the Houston Roughnecks survived Game 5 on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated. The Roughnecks beat the Seattle Dragons 32-23 at TDECU Stadium yesterday. They remain the only unbeaten team in the XFL. After a near-scoreless first quarter, … Continue reading Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 27, 2019 (updated Oct. 4, 2021) BREAKING: Facebook is currently experiencing global outages, with millions of users unable to access the social media site. Not only are Facebook's apps and services down, its internal tools and communications aren't working either. In fact, according to NYMag, employees are unable to access the … Continue reading Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

Photo courtesy of Tom & Lorenzo. By Terrance Turner July 17, 2019 Last night, ABC aired its prime-time special on "The Lion King", the live-action retelling of the classic 1994 animated film. The special featured intriguing details about the making of the original film and its adaptation to the stage. ABC also included interviews with … Continue reading As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

Iman Remembers Husband David Bowie With “Love Memoir”

By Terrance Turner Jan. 8, 2022 Today would be rock musician David Bowie's 75th birthday. He married Somalian supermodel Iman in 1992, and the two were married for 24 years until his death from cancer in 2016. Today, Iman honored her late husband on Instagram with a throwback picture of the two embracing, with the … Continue reading Iman Remembers Husband David Bowie With “Love Memoir”