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Chip Kelly’s Winless Start Isn’t A Problem, Says Ex-UCLA & ‘Ballers’ Star

Chip Kelly Winless Start Ain’t A Problem Says Ex-UCLA & Ballers Star 9/19/2018 4:30 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Chip Kelly‘s first three games at UCLA have been a disaster — but it ain’t time to panic in Westwood yet … so says ex-Bruins star, Donovan Carter. Carter — a former DL and current star on HBO’s “Ballers”– joined the guys on “TMZ Sports” (weeknights on FS1) … and preached patience when it came to the embarrassing 0-3 start his alma mater is off to under Chip. “You just gotta be patient,” Carter says. “Rome wasn’t built in a day!” Carter says there are plenty of explanations for why Kelly’s team can’t find a win — and he tells us once Chip has the chance to recruit...

Gogo in ‘Kill Bill: Vol. 1’ ‘Memba Her?!

Gogo Yubari in ‘Kill Bill: Vol. 1’ ‘Memba Her?! 9/20/2018 12:01 AM PDT Chiaki Kuriyama is best known for playing the 17-year-old bodyguard Gogo Yubari — who protects Lucy Liu as O-Ren Ishii aka Cottonmouth — in Quentin Tarantino‘s 2003 masterpiece “Kill Bill: Vol. 1.” Guess what she looks like now!

Liev Schreiber Pleased After Photographer Harassment Case Gets Tossed

Liev Schreiber Told Ya I Didn’t Hit That Photog … Harassment Case Tossed 9/19/2018 4:45 PM PDT Exclusive Details Liev Schreiber can sleep a little easier tonight — a judge just dismissed a harassment charge stemming from an alleged run-in with a photographer. According to new legal docs … the “Ray Donovan” actor’s actions in June — when he allegedly told a guy snapping pics to “get the f*** out of here” and pushed his camera away — didn’t rise to the level of harassment. Schreiber’s happy with the outcome, telling TMZ … “All too often, cases like mine are tried and lost in the court of public opinion long before a judge has even heard the motions. That’s why I am particularly pleased and grateful for ...

UFC Fighter Jon Jones Gets 15-Month Suspension, But Could Return Late October

Jon Jones Could Return to Fighting In Late October!!! 9/19/2018 5:38 PM PDT Breaking News 6:25 PM PT — Jones has responded to the news, saying … “It’s difficult to express myself at this moment but I can definitely say my heart is filled with gratitude and appreciation. I want to thank all of you who have stood by me during the toughest stretch of my life.” He added … “now is the time to shift the focus front and center to the road ahead. Greatness is what I’m chasing and the path to reclaiming my throne is now officially open. Comeback Season begins now.” Jon Jones has finally received his punishment for testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid last year — a 15-month suspension — but the good news is … he could return to th...

Dickey Betts, Allman Brothers Founding Guitarist, Hospitalized With Brain Injury After ‘Freak Accident’

Dickey Betts, founding guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band, is reportedly in a critical but stable condition following a “freak accident” at his home.  According to a statement posted to his socials on Wednesday, the “Ramblin’ Man” singer-songwriter was in his backyard in Little Sarasota Bay, Florida playing with the family dog when he “slipped and cracked his head,” which caused “bleeding from the brain.” The incident took place Monday and Betts has been sedated at an undisclosed local hospital ever since, the statement reads. Betts is set to undergo brain surgery on Friday to relieve pressure. ‘The family appreciates all of your thoughts and prayers during this very trying time,” his wife Donna writes. “Dickey is a notorious fight...

Magician Shin Lim Wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

Magician Shin Lim was crowned the winner of America’s Got Talent’s 13th season on Wednesday night (Sept. 19), edging out acrobatic dance outfit Zurcaroh, who came in second place, and electric violinist Brian King Joseph. The 26-year-old becomes the second magician to win AGT, after Mat Franco, who took out the ninth season. Canada-born, Massachusetts-based Lim initially pursued piano, but changed career due to illness. He developed his sleight of hand talents from watching YouTube and has performed his routines around the world. A master of close-up magic, Lim collects $1 million and a headlining slot at the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas next month. Watch some of his incredible tricks from the 2018 season of America’s Got Talent on NBC. [embedded content][embedded con...

Elizabeth Smart’s Kidnapper Wanda Barzee Released from Utah Prison

Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper Released from Prison … Gets Taste of Freedom 9/19/2018 4:35 PM PDT Breaking News Elizabeth Smart‘s kidnapper is a free woman again — Wanda Barzee got out of a Utah state prison, and was spotted chowing down shortly thereafter.  Barzee was carrying a salad and a banana on Wednesday as she walked into a halfway house. She was convicted for aiding Brian David Mitchell in kidnapping Elizabeth in 2002, and spent 15 years behind bars. Elizabeth says Barzee stood by and watched as Mitchell repeatedly raped her. Not long after Barzee’s release, Elizabeth reacted on Instagram saying, “Without [a] doubt the past few weeks have been a rollercoaster of emotion … May we all remain vigilant in watching over our families, friends, and communit...

The Allman Brothers Band’s Dickey Betts Needs Brain Surgery After ‘Freak Accident’

Allman Bros’ Dickey Betts In Critical Condition After Accident … Will Undergo Brain Surgery 9/19/2018 6:07 PM PDT Dickey Betts — one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band — has been hospitalized after suffering a head injury at his home in Sarasota, Florida. Betts was playing with the family dog in his backyard Monday when he slipped and cracked his head in a “freak accident,” causing bleeding from the brain … according to a statement shared on his band’s website and social media. Dickey’s reportedly been sedated and is listed in critical but stable condition, and is scheduled for brain surgery Friday to relieve swelling. Betts’ wife, Donna, and his children are by his side, and Donna says … “Dickey is a ...

‘An Opry Salute to Ray Charles’ Featuring Darius Rucker, Boyz II Men & Chris Young Set for Oct. 8

The concert will be taped for a PBS special airing in November. An Opry Salute to Ray Charles will tape Oct. 8 at Nashville’s legendary Grand Ole Opry.  Hosted by Opry member Darius Rucker and featuring Boyz II Men, Cam, Brett Eldredge, Leela James, Lukas Nelson, Allen Stone, Travis Tritt and Chris Young, the concert will pay homage to to the iconic R&B artist, airing on PBS in November.  The PBS special will also feature behind-the-scenes footage, a visit to the Ray Charles Library and rare video of the legendary artist, courtesy of the Ray Charles Foundation. In 1962, Charles recorded the groundbreaking Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, which featured the singer interpreting country, folk and western standards, such as Hank Williams’ “Hey, Good Lookin’” and “You Win Again,”...

Inside the Music Modernization Act’s Last-Minute Negotiations With SiriusXM

The monumental bill passed the Senate on Tuesday, thanks to an 11th hour compromise between the satellite radio service and the rest of the music industry. Tuesday started out with knives drawn and war in the air, as the music industry was going toe-to-toe with SiriusXM over the Music Modernization Act. The bill needed unanimous approval from all senators in the 24-hour hotline process, meaning a single objection could move it to debate on the Senate floor — possibly killing it altogether at this point in the year. But instead of a bloodbath, the day ended in kisses and hugs as most sides came together to celebrate the bill’s passage, thanks to an 11th hour compromise. For the last six months, SiriusXM has been pushing back against the Music Modernization Act saying it treats t...

Kylie Jenner Lying About Never Having Cereal with Milk?!!?

Kylie Jenner Cereal Liar?!!? 9/19/2018 2:31 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Kylie Jenner SAYS she hadn’t tasted one of life’s greatest delights — cereal with milk — until this week, but she’s cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs because we found out … she’s been on the milk for years! Or at least once. Kylie sang the praises of moo juice Tuesday, posting on Twitter, “last night I had cereal with milk for the first time, life changing.” But, we have some Trix up our sleeve because we went back in time on Kylie’s Instagram account and, lo and behold, on April 25, 2013, Kylie was lyin’ past-her-eyes. She posted a pic of a delicious bowl of what looks like bran flakes with MILK!!! Bran makes you regular … a regular fibber. BTW, we’re guessing th...

Caron Butler Says Lakers Should Go After Jimmy Butler

Caron Butler Lakers Should Go After Jimmy Butler 9/19/2018 3:15 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Caron Butler says LeBron James and Jimmy Butler would be a match made in heaven … telling TMZ Sports the Lakers should try to make a trade for the All-Star. FYI — Jimmy reportedly asked Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau for a trade on Wednesday … after just one season in Minnesota. So, we asked Tuff Juice if the Purple & Gold should pick up the phone and call the Wolves … and he thinks it’s a no-brainer, saying Butler would perfectly complement King James. Here’s the catch — Jimmy reportedly does NOT want to play for the Lake Show … even though he’d be playing alongside one of the GOATs. His wishlist consists of the Knicks, Nets and Clippers. But, that d...