Taylor Swift Delivers Commencement Address At NYU

By Terrance Turner May 18, 2022 Photo from Getty Images. Singer and songwriter Taylor Swift received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from New York University today. Swift attended the all-school commencement ceremony at Yankee Stadium (in the Bronx) and delivered a commencement speech for the graduates. Swift was the subject of a half-semester … Continue reading Taylor Swift Delivers Commencement Address At NYU

John Fetterman Wins Democratic Primary

By Terrance Turner May 17, 2022 Braddock, Pa., Mayor John Fetterman, left, speaks ormer Rep. Joe Sestak following their televised Senate Democrats primary debate with Katie McGinty on April 5, 2016. Getty Images. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman won the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania Senate tonight. Fetterman garnered 59% of the vote, winning the primary … Continue reading John Fetterman Wins Democratic Primary

Madison Cawthorn Concedes House Race (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner May 17, 2022 (updated May 19) Madison Cawthorn has conceded after losing the North Carolina House primary. North Carolina State Sen. Chuck Edwards defeated Rep. Madison Cawthorn to win the Republican nomination for the state's 11th congressional district. CNN reported tonight that Cawthorn called primary opponent Chuck Edwards to concede. The writing has been on … Continue reading Madison Cawthorn Concedes House Race (UPDATED)

Aaron Judge Hits 17th Homer Of Season

By Terrance Turner NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 23: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees celebrates his home run during the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles with teammate Giancarlo Stanton #27 at Yankee Stadium on May 23, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) May 23, 2022 New … Continue reading Aaron Judge Hits 17th Homer Of Season

Matt Harvey Suspended 60 Games

By Terrance Turner May 17, 2022 Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has been suspended 60 games without pay for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse. In February, Harvey admitted to giving oxycodone to late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs, 27, was found dead in his hotel room in Southlake, TX, in July 2019. … Continue reading Matt Harvey Suspended 60 Games

Patrick Beverley Re-Ignites Chris Paul Beef On ‘First Take’ (UPDATED)

Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers pushes Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns during the second half in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals at Staples Center on June 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User … Continue reading Patrick Beverley Re-Ignites Chris Paul Beef On ‘First Take’ (UPDATED)

Mary J. Blige Receives Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

By Terrance Turner May 15, 2022 Tonight singer, songwriter and actress Mary J. Blige received the Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards. It was the culmination of a 30-year career in music -- into which she has poured heartache from a hard, harrowing early life. Blige was born in 1971 in the Bronx but … Continue reading Mary J. Blige Receives Icon Award at Billboard Music Awards

Boston Blows Out Milwaukee In Game 7

By Terrance Turner May 15, 2022 The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals after steamrolling the Milwaukee Bucks 109-181 in today's Game 7. Boston power forward Grant Williams exploded for a career-high 27 points, sinking one thrilling three-pointer after another, as the Celtics pulled away in the second half to put the game … Continue reading Boston Blows Out Milwaukee In Game 7

Deadly Buffalo Shooting Displays Nexus Of Gun Violence And White Supremacy

by Terrance Turner May 14, 2022 Ten people were killed and three others were injured in a mass shooting Saturday afternoon at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. Payton Gendron, an 18-year-old from Conklin (more than 200 miles away from Buffalo) opened fire on shoppers and employees at Tops Friendly Markets on Jefferson Avenue … Continue reading Deadly Buffalo Shooting Displays Nexus Of Gun Violence And White Supremacy

“Bans Off Our Bodies” Protests Held Nationwide

By Terrance Turner May 14, 2022 Pro-choice activists gathered in the nation's capital and across the country today to protest a looming ban on abortion nationwide. Over 300 events took place in Chicago, New York City, Austin, Houston, Los Angeles, and beyond. According to USA Today, groups including the Women's March, the political action committee … Continue reading “Bans Off Our Bodies” Protests Held Nationwide