Raven “Hulk” Saunders Wins Silver Medal In Women’s Shot Put

TOKYO – Raven Saunders has made it no secret that her alter ego is “The Hulk.”. So it was perfectly natural for her to ask people back home in the United States to wear green to show their support for her in the Olympic women’s shot put. Saunders tweeted that...
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Bigfoots say 'Bye,' beat Bigfoots 10-7

BOONE — The Boone Bigfoots ended their season Saturday, July 31, with a bang. After scheduling issues had already cut their season shorter than expected, their opponents for their final game pulled out, leaving the Bigfoots to play themselves in what turned out to be a grand finale. The team...

Alicia Vikander Gives 'Tomb Raider' Fans Hope for Sequel

The Green Knight star Alicia Vikander gave a hopeful update for anyone wishing she could play Lara Croft in a Tomb Raider movie again. Vikander, who has an Oscar for The Danish Girl, has been pushing for a chance to play the iconic video game character again ever since her Tomb Raider reboot hit theaters in 2018. The character was previously played by Angelina Jolie in the early 2000s.
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Old Dominion Transfer Xavier Green Commits To Maryland

Earlier this week, the Maryland Terrapins got some exciting news as Old Dominion transfer Xavier Green announced that he would be committing to the program. Green adds a nice depth piece to Maryland’s backcourt and wing groups for what could be a loaded Terp squad. Green spent four seasons at...
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Halloween, The Exorcist, and the Rise of the Requel

Occasionally a particular Hollywood trend becomes so pronounced and so prevalent that it demands a new term. To pick an obvious example, the word “prequel” can trace its roots back to at least 1958, when Anthony Boucher used the term in an article of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction to describe one of James Blish’s stories. However, the term was still novel enough in 1984 that New York Times film critic Vincent Canby struggled with how best to describe Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’s chronological relationship to Raiders of the Lost Ark. He settled on “pre-sequel.”
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UK finance minister presses for travel rules easing - report

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Britain's Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has pressed for an easing of travel restrictions to offer respite to the tourism sector amid concerns that the country is not reaping the benefit of its vaccination programme, the Sunday Times reported. Sunak had written to Prime Minister Boris...
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New York Yankees: 3 Major takeaways from Yankees series win

The New York Yankees entered last night’s early evening game after a 3-1 win over the Marlins last night when the Yankees saw their newest hitter Anthony Rizzo hit a 449′ foot home run at LoanDepot Park in Miami. He became an instant Yankee favorite. The Yankees had the same lineup featuring 4 lefty hitters, including another new Yankee, Joey Gallo. Domingo German faced the Marlins Trevor Rogers. Rizzo hit another home run, and the Yankees won it 4-2. Just before the game, Marlins manager Don Mattingly although vaccinated, tested positive for the Covid virus, the bench coach James Rowson managed the game.
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Top 10 Takeaways for Day 2 of Cards Camp 2021

The 2021 Arizona Cardinals, following a 6-3 start to a team that missed the playoffs, have a lot to live up to. Fan expectations are raised after the team signed a multitude of veterans and drafted some exciting young additions. Training camp offers a solid look at the team as it pulls together from 90 men to 53 gridiron warriors, survivors, mercenaries or even “guys who get paid to play a game.”

Impact Homecoming live results: Mixed tag team tournament

An eight-team mixed tag team tournament for the right to be called Homecoming King & Queen is the feature attraction of Saturday's Homecoming special on Impact Plus. The tournament will feature Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo and a mystery partner; Alisha and Hernandez; Jordynne Grace and Petey Williams; Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green; Rosemary and Crazzy Steve; Fallah Bahh and Tasha Steelz; Tommy Dreamer and Rachael Ellering; and Brian Myers and a mystery partner.

USWNT vs. Canada odds, picks, predictions: Soccer expert reveals best bets for Tokyo Olympics 2020

The United States women's soccer team will look to continue its dominance over Canada when they meet in a semifinal match at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday at Ibaraki Kashima Stadium in Kashima, Japan. The USWNT is coming off a dramatic victory over the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. After regulation ended in a 2-2 tie, the Americans advanced via penalty kicks, 4-2. After a scoreless tie in regulation in its quarterfinal, Canada also won by penalty kicks, 4-3, to defeat Brazil.

George Bailey and his pressing tasks in the next 12 months

While selectors can't score the runs or take the wickets, they do have to make the final decision on who is best placed to do so. George Bailey, Australia's new chairman of selectors, faces a number of big judgement calls over the next 12 months that will go a long way to defining this era of the men's team.

Impact Wrestling Homecoming Live Coverage and Results 7.31.21

Tonight the men and women of IMPACT are going to the Homecoming Dance. Who will be crowned King and Queen? The Heart and Soul stands up to The Bully. Plus a champion puts his title on the line against a Taurus. Results:. Winners and advancing to the semifinals: Decay via...