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

Jon Gruden Out as Raiders Head Coach

By Terrance Turner Oct. 11, 2021 Jon Gruden has resigned from his post as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. "I love the Raiders and do not want to be a distraction," Gruden said in a statement tonight announcing his resignation. "Thank you to all the players, coachers, staff and fans of Raider Nation. … Continue reading Jon Gruden Out as Raiders Head Coach

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

Alabama Clobbers Southern Miss in Blowout

By Terrance Turner Sept. 25, 2021 The University of Alabama football team is known for its high-powered offense, but tonight was a new high even for them. The Alabama Crimson Tide steamrolled Southern Mississippi tonight, scoring three touchdowns in the first quarter alone. They were just as dominant in the second half, thanks partly to … Continue reading Alabama Clobbers Southern Miss in Blowout

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

Britney Spears’ Father Removed From Conservatorship

Photo from the New York Times. By Terrance Turner June 23, 2021 (updated Aug. 12, Sept. 7, Sept. 29) BREAKING: Jamie Spears has been removed from his daughter's conservatorship. Judge Brenda Penny granted a petition from Britney Spears' lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, to suspend Mr. Spears immediately. Rosengart argued in court Wednesday that Mr. Spears could … Continue reading Britney Spears’ Father Removed From Conservatorship

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

Tom Brady Victorious In Return to Foxboro

By Terrance Turner October 3, 2021 Tonight, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came to Foxboro for "Sunday Night Football". Brady was returning to Foxboro (a Boston suburb) for the first time since leaving the Patriots in 2019. He spent 19 years -- and won six Super Bowls -- with the New England Patriots. … Continue reading Tom Brady Victorious In Return to Foxboro

Porsha Williams Exits “Real Housewives of Atlanta”

By Terrance Turner Sept. 30, 2021 Porsha Williams is leaving "The Real Housewives of Atlanta". "After ten life-changing, gratifying, incredible years, it is finally time to begin my next chapter. Next season, I will not be returning to the Real Housewives of Atlanta franchise," Porsha wrote on Instagram today, Sept. 30. "This was a difficult decision to not … Continue reading Porsha Williams Exits “Real Housewives of Atlanta”

Cowboys Conquer Eagles on MNF

By Terrance Turner The Dallas Cowboys played rival Philadelphia Eagles on "Monday Night Football" tonight. It's been a year since Prescott last played in AT&T Stadium after his ankle injury last year. Tonight, he looked better than ever. Prescott completed 80% of his passes, helped by a solid supporting cast. Running back Ezekiel Elliott put … Continue reading Cowboys Conquer Eagles on MNF

Chiefs Doomed By Turnovers, Poor Defense vs. Chargers

By Terrance Turner Sept. 26, 2021 Turnovers and poor defense once again torpedoed the Kansas City Chiefs today at Arrowhead Stadium. In today's game versus the Los Angeles Chargers, Kansas City suffered four turnovers on its first four possessions, including the second straight fumble by running back Clyde Edwards. The Chargers took advantage of the … Continue reading Chiefs Doomed By Turnovers, Poor Defense vs. Chargers

Texas Trounces Texas Tech

By Terrance Turner Sept. 25, 2021 The University of Texas and Texas Tech University had an in-state showdown in Austin today. Texas Tech was undefeated at 3-0 heading into this match, but they soon found themselves overwhelmed by Texas' juggernaut offense. The Texas Longhorns steamrolled the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half and … Continue reading Texas Trounces Texas Tech