Monthly Archives: July 2021

Source: Saints snag Hogan after lacrosse stint

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playKimes: Thomas' injury makes Saints' WR group thinnest in the NFL (1:03)Mina Kimes breaks down how Michael Thomas' injury affects the Saints' wide receiver group and if they could look to sign someone. (1:03)7:38 PM ETMike TriplettESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered Saints for eight years at New Orleans Times-Picayune Previously covered LSU football, San Francisco 49ers…

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Athletics near deal for Cubs’ Chafin, sources say

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10:41 PM ETJesse RogersESPN Staff Writer CloseJesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com.CHICAGO -- The Oakland Athletics are finalizing a trade for Chicago Cubs left-handed reliever Andrew Chafin, sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan on Monday night.The trade is pending the review of medical records. Once finalized, the Cubs are…

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First Look: MTV Is About To Celebrate Messyness

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"Get ready to get messyness." MTV's brand-new Ridiculousness spin-off series, Messyness, will debut with a one-week special event on Monday, August 23. Hosted by Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, the new comedy clip series celebrates dating, partying and all of the messy stages experienced in young adulthood. Snooki will be joined by…

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‘Bad Habits’ Lead Ed Sheeran to No. 1 on Both Billboard Global Charts

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Chart rankings are based on a weighted formula incorporating official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music services, as well as download sales, the latter of which reflect purchases from full-service digital music retailers from around the world, with sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites excluded from the charts' calculations. Sheeran's…

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Rep. Nancy Mace Slams Britney Spears’ ‘Crazy’ Conservatorship, Compares It to ‘Communist China’

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She added that "this is not a perfect bill," but rather "a good start to reforming the conservatorship process." Regarding Spears' case specifically, the congresswoman said she was dismayed by what she heard from the singer's harrowing June 23 testimony, the first time the star has testified publicly about her conservatorship. "Listen to Britney Spears,"…

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Will NFL training camps be ‘normal’ this year? What we know about COVID-19 protocols, rules for unvaccinated players

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7:15 AM ETKevin SeifertESPN Staff Writer CloseESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008NFL training camps this summer will be unlike any other in league history. They'll represent a hybrid between the tightly restricted version we saw in 2020, as the league began its journey through the…

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Here’s who joins Simone Biles in gymnastics finals

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Jul 25, 2021Alyssa RoenigkESPN CloseAlyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN whose assignments have taken her to six continents and caused her to commit countless acts of recklessness. (Follow @alyroe on Twitter).The U.S. women's gymnastics team qualified for Tuesday's team final at the Tokyo Olympics in second place by more than a point behind…

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A Pokémon Live-Action Series Is Coming to Netflix

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Pikachu and Mewtwo facing off.Screenshot: Warner Bros.Detective Pikachu, a detective, almost certainly saw this one coming.Variety reports that Lucifer co-showrunner Joe Henderson is writing and executive producing a live-action Pokémon series for Netflix that will be somewhat similar to, but distinct from, Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Detective Pikachu. Currently, there are no details about whether…

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A New Exorcist Trilogy Is Coming From Universal and Blumhouse

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Ellen Burstyn is returning to The Exorcist. Yes. We’re shocked too.Photo: Warner Bros.One of the scariest, most influential horror franchises of all-time is making a mega blockbuster comeback. The New York Times reports that David Gordon Green (the new Halloween films) will write and direct a reboot/sequel in which Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. plays the…

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Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

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Here's what you missed from Day 3 of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.July 26, 2021, 11:28 AM• 12 min readEach day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020…

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At SDCC 2021, Creepshow Teases What to Expect From Season 3 of the Shudder Hit

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Frankenstein’s monster (Alex Hill) roams suburbia in this season two scene from Shudder’s Creepshow.Image: Josh Stringer/ShudderCreepshow’s excellent second season arrived earlier this year, offering proof positive that the well-received first season of the horror anthology—based on the George A. Romero-Stephen King cult movie collaborations—was no fluke. With season three on the way soon, San Diego…

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Enormous Asteroid Headed Near Earth

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Outer Space Major Tom to Ground Control ... There's a Giant Asteroid Headed Our Way!!! 7/25/2021 7:01 AM PT There's a notable, near-ish-collision on Earth -- or at least one that's looming -- and the object that may be about to crash is traveling at 18,000 MPH!!! NASA has sounded an alarm that a giant…

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Iranian refugee shocks 2-time taekwondo champ

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12:28 AM ETAssociated Press TOKYO -- Iranian defector Kimia Alizadeh is one victory away from winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first-ever medal after three impressive wins in the Tokyo Games' taekwondo tournament.Alizadeh shocked two-time Olympic gold medalist Jade Jones in the round of 16, beating the British champion 16-12. She went on to defeat Zhou…

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Nadia Comaneci –

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Nadia Comaneci Good Genes or Good Docs?! 7/25/2021 7:10 AM PT Nadia Comaneci really won with these golden good looks! Here is a 14-year-old version of the Olympic gymnast showing off her pearly whites after scoring a perfect ten at the summer games in Montreal back in 1976 (left). Comaneci was the first Olympic gymnast…

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Mr Fluffy victims welcome federal asbestos database

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news, health, mr fluffy, asbestos, asbestos map, national asbestos map, canberra, canberra asbestosFor former Mr Fluffy homeowner Felicity Prideaux, news about a new federal system tracking properties with asbestos could not have come soon enough. "We had been worried about not all the homes being known about, so for the government to publish a list…

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National map to track asbestos sites

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news, latest-news, asbestos, asbestos map, national asbestos map, asbestos heat mapA national public database that could help predict which homes across the country contain asbestos is being developed by the federal government. A national residential asbestos heatmap, which will draw on pre-existing state and territory data along with artificial intelligence, is in the early stages…

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IOC reminds Olympians: No hugging on podium

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1:35 AM ETTom HamiltonSenior Writer Close• Joined ESPN in 2011 • Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours • Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018The International Olympics Committee has reminded athletes not to hug on the podium and keep their masks on as they celebrate their…

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Ross, Klineman cruise in beach volleyball opener

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9:45 PM ETAssociated Press Americans April Ross and Alix Klineman cruised to a straight-set victory over China in their Olympic beach volleyball opener on Sunday in Tokyo.Ross is making her third appearance in the Summer Games with her third different partner. She's already won a silver medal and a bronze. Klineman is making her Olympic…

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China reports 32 new COVID-19 cases

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Asia FILE PHOTO: People line up at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mobile vaccination unit in Beijing, China, April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter 25 Jul 2021 09:51AM (Updated: 25 Jul 2021 10:00AM) BEIJING: China reported on Sunday (Jul 25) 32 new COVID-19 cases in the mainland on Jul 24, down from 35 cases a day earlier, the…

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