WWE Alum Blasts Company After Bray Wyatt Release

The release of Bray Wyatt by WWE on Saturday shocked the wrestling world and raised a lot of questions related to the reasons behind the decision. For many, outrage was top of the list and former WWE Diva and superstar Mickie James didn't hold back with some criticism. Wyatt, real...
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Heim blasts 2nd clutch HR of game, walks off

ARLINGTON -- Before going up to bat in the bottom of the 10th inning, Jonah Heim jokingly asked manager Chris Woodward if he should bunt or hit a homer. “No, I’d rather you just hit a homer” Woodward told him. And that he did. The switch-hitting catcher hit his second...
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China’s Su blasts into Olympic 100m final, Bromell out

China’s Su Bingtian ran an Asian record of 9.83 seconds to qualify for the men’s Olympic 100m final on Sunday, while US medal hope Trayvon Bromell missed the cut. Su, 31, shattered his previous best of 9.91 to storm to an impressive semi-final win over American Ronnie Baker in a photo-finish.
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Blast from the Past / 1930s: Family picks fruit in the Lewiston Orchards

Three members of a Lewiston Orchards family climbed ladders to pick fruit in this photo taked in the late 1930s. From left are husband-and-wife Angelo C. Murock and Mary Murock with Mike Caragio, Mary’s brother, on the right. The photo was submitted by the Murocks’ grandson, Chuck Stroschein, of Lewiston, and he writes, “I believe they are picking cherries on the property located at 820 Preston Ave. My grandfather, who was know as Charlie, came to America from Italy by himself in about 1900 at the age of 16. ... He bought the property, five acres, in 1927. He worked it as an orchard until the trees started dying out in the 1950s. The five acres (is an) alfalfa field today.” The orchard included cherry, plum, peach and apricot trees, he wrote, and remembers enjoying the fruit in the summers as a child. Readers who would like to share their historical photos (20 years or older) from throughout the region may do so by emailing them to blasts@lmtribune.com or submitting them to: Blast from the Past, P.O. Box 957, Lewiston, ID 83501. Questions? Call Jeanne M. DePaul at (208) 848-2221.
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Anthony Rizzo blasts towering 449-foot homer in Yankees debut

The Anthony Rizzo era is off to a smashing start in the Bronx. Rizzo, who hit 14 homers in 92 games with the Cubs before joining the Yankees, smacked his first in pinstripes Friday night, driving a blast into the second deck in right field at Marlins Park in the sixth inning off Zach Thompson.

Jablonec Boss Blasts “Worst Possible Preparation” For Europa League Clash, As He Outlines “Much Stronger” Celtic Fears

FK Jablonec manager Petr Rada has blasted his team after their dismal 3-0 defeat against Mlada Boleslav yesterday afternoon. The Czech club finished third in the league last season, but have started this campaign with three points from two games. They face a wounded animal in Postecoglou’s Celtic next week, but Jablonec boss Rada has blasted his team’s preparation for the Europa League qualification tie.

Resigned airport public safety director blasts ex-colleague

A deteriorating relationship with an unnamed colleague spurred the local airport’s newest public safety director to resign after only months on the job, his resignation letter says. Contact the writer:. @timesshamrock.com. 570-348-9147;. @BorysBlogTT on Twitter.

Phillips blasts Edouard for 'playing at 75%' as new Celtic controversy emerges

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou was wrong to start Odsonne Edouard during his side’s opening games of the season. That’s according to Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips, speaking exclusively to Football Insider about the Hoops’ start to the season. Celtic lost to Hearts on Saturday night just days after being knocked out...

Amanda Knox Blasts ‘Stillwater’ for ‘Profiting’ Off Life Story, Says Film Makes Her Look ‘Guilty’

Amanda Knox, the American woman who was convicted and then exonerated of the 2007 murder of her roommate and fellow exchange student while studying in Italy, has called out Tom McCarthy’s new film “Stillwater” for making a “profit” off her life story. In the film, Matt Damon plays an oil rigger and father to a young woman who, while estranged from him and visiting France, is accused of a crime she says she did not commit. While McCarthy has said that the similarities — in that both Knox’s story and the film center around an American tourist swept up in a sensational crime — stop there, Knox blasted the movie in a Medium.com essay as well as on Twitter (see below).
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Verstappen blasts 'ridiculous' question on further Hamilton clashes

The opening lap British Grand Prix crash between the Red Bull driver and his Mercedes title rival has dominated headlines for the past two weeks, with Red Bull's request for the FIA to review fresh evidence into the accident rejected on Thursday. Verstappen’s soft tyre choice from third on the...
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Rock Island Post 200 blasts Barrington Post 158 in state title game

TILTON — All teams enter the season with a specific goal in mind. For some, it's a winning record, for others, it's a state championship. Rock Island Post 200 was definitely one of those teams with their visions on winning the Illinois American Legion State Tournament and that's just want happened on Saturday at Gruber Park.
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‘Not acceptable’: Sisolak blasts vaccination rate of Nevada prison staff

Only 41.9 percent of Nevada prison employees are fully vaccinated, a figure Gov. Steve Sisolak said was “atrocious.”. “It’s just not acceptable,” Sisolak told Department of Corrections officials during a state Board of Prison Commissioners’ meeting. As of Monday, 1,005 prison employees were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Dr....