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Hue Jackson Finally Names Baker Mayfield Starting QB

Browns’ Hue Jackson IT’S BAKER TIME!!! Mayfield Named Starter 9/24/2018 10:11 AM PDT Breaking News In a shocking move to absolutely zero people, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson has finally given the keys to his offense to Baker Mayfield … officially.  “I informed the group this morning that we’re going to start Baker Mayfield and Tyrod will be the backup if healthy,” Hue told reporters at his morning press conference.  “He’s earned it, by the way he’s played,” Jackson noted.  “Now the other added pressure of being out there first is there. But I think he can handle it. He’s demonstrated that.” Tyrod Taylor will be the backup … once he’s medically cleared to return to action after the apparent ...

Kawhi Leonard Finally Laughs and It’s Weird

Kawhi Leonard Finally Laughs … And It’s Weird 9/24/2018 10:34 AM PDT Breaking News If you’re wondering why Kawhi Leonard is trending on Twitter today … it’s because his laugh is freaking some people out.  The NBA star was officially introduced by the Toronto Raptors at media day on Monday — when the usually serious dude broke out in laughter.  First, people aren’t used to seeing Kawhi laugh … so there’s that.  Second, it was a little weird and now people are comparing him to a robot.  The Kid Mero (from “Desus & Mero“) explained it this way — “BRUH FACE WAS GLITCHING LIKE *EXECUTE COMMAND: /LAUGH…ERROR*”

Asia Argento Bursts into Tears Talking About Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide

Asia Argento Anger’s All That Kept Me Alive After Bourdain’s Suicide 9/24/2018 9:06 AM PDT Asia Argento is breaking her silence on Anthony Bourdain‘s suicide … saying his death left a hole that can’t be filled, and anger was the only thing that kept her from taking her own life. Tears streamed down Asia’s face as she revealed her initial reaction to her boyfriend’s death was anger. Anger because she felt he was “abandoning me, my kids.” Asia also told DailyMailTV — in her first interview since Bourdain’s death — her anger has now been replaced by an emotional hole that cannot be filled by anything.  Interestingly, Asia’s initial interview — which airs Monday and Tuesday — comes just as CNN begins running the final 5 ep...

Florida man gets 20 years for stealing $600 worth of cigarettes

© Provided by Fox News Network LLC Robert Spellman, who had prior felony convictions, was sentenced Friday to 20 years in state prison for stealing $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store. A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store was sentenced Friday to 20 years in state prison, The Pensacola News Journal reported. An Escambia County jury convicted Robert Spellman, 48, of burglary and grand theft in August. Spellman went into a Circle K in December, and stole 10 cartons of cigarettes from a stock room in the store manager’s office, authorities said. The State Attorney’s Office said authorities found Spellman nearby, matching a description of the suspect, and had the cigarettes, The News Journal reported.   Spellman had 14 felony and 31 misdemeanor...

Stormy Daniels’ legal fight with Trump returns to L.A. courtroom

© REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Adult-film actress Stephanie Clifford, also known as Stormy Daniels, departs federal court in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., April 16, 2018. The legal drama tied to an October 2016 payoff for adult film star Stormy Daniels, who says she had an affair with President Trump, returns to a Los Angeles courtroom Monday.  Much has happened in the several months since U.S. District Court Judge James Otero issued the first of two stays in the case.   Most significantly, Michael Cohen, the now-former Trump lawyer who made the payment to silence Daniels just days before the election, pleaded guilty in August to numerous criminal charges and is now assisting the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling.  The civil suit delays were predicate...

Warner/Chappell Signs Joe Strummer Solo Catalog

Warner/Chappell has picked up the solo catalog rights of legendary Clash frontman Joe Strummer. Terms were not disclosed for the deal, which covers hundreds of songs and a number of studio albums dating from the 1970s to the songwriter’s death in 2002. Notable releases attained by the publisher include all three Mescaleros’ albums — 1999’s Rock Art And The X-ray Style, 2001’s Global A Go-Go and 2003’s posthumous Streetcore — as well as Strummer’s contributions to the soundtracks for the movies Sid and Nancy, Walker and Straight to Hell. The deal also covers Strummer’s works on the sixth and final Clash album, Cut The Crap, recorded after drummer Topper Headon and guitarist Mick Jones had been fired from the band and originally released ...

Billboard to Host First Annual R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players Event

The event will be held on Thursday (Sept. 27) at Legacy Records in New York City, and will honor Meek Mill and others. Billboard has announced its first-ever R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players celebratory event on Thursday (Sept. 27), honoring those who are driving, influencing and guiding the industry. The invite-only evening will consist of a red carpet, cocktail reception and awards presentation, recognizing the Top 100 artists and executives defining hip-hop culture today.  The event will honor rapper Meek Mill with its inaugural R&B/hip-hop power players impact award, observing the strength he has demonstrated in the face of America’s criminal justice system, the light he has shined on the country’s need for justice reform and his constant creative output, including 140 mil...

Deputy AG Rosenstein, who oversees Mueller probe, expected to be fired: Sources

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is heading to the White House Monday morning with the expectation that he will be fired, sources told ABC News. The news came on the heels of reporting that at a May 2017 meeting between Rosenstein and then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Rosenstein suggested that McCabe or others wear a wire when speaking with the president, according to memos McCabe made of the conversation, sources familiar with them told ABC News. The meeting took place a week after President Donald Trump had fired James Comey as director, the sources said. Additionally, sources told ABC News that, according to the memos, Rosenstein told McCabe he could recruit members of the president’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office for being unfit. Rosenstei...

Detroit ballpark worker videoed apparently spitting on pizza

A food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been fired after a video was posted online allegedly showing him spitting on a pizza. WXYZ-TV reports the video was visible on Instagram over the weekend and shows an employee spitting on the pizza intended for customers. WWJ-AM reports officials at the home of the Detroit Tigers determined the video was recorded Friday, when the team hosted the Kansas City Royals. Detroit Sportservice, which provides food service at the ballpark, said in a statement that it “immediately closed that food stand and disposed of all the product.” It says food safety is the “top priority” and that it will take any appropriate action to protect guests. Spokeswoman Maria Miller said Monday that the Wayne County prosecutor’s offic...

Mariah Carey Would ‘Love’ to Do Super Bowl Halftime Show

Mariah Carey Super Bowl Halftime? ‘I’D LOVE TO!’ 9/24/2018 6:47 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE She’s one of the top-selling recording artists of ALL TIME — so, why hasn’t Mariah Carey performed a Super Bowl halftime show? It’s not that she’s opposed to the idea …  In fact, when we saw Mariah leaving Craig’s in L.A. on Sunday night, she told us — “I would love to!”  Mariah has performed AT the Super Bowl before — just not during the halftime show. She did the National Anthem at the Super Bowl in 2002 — a performance Rolling Stone ranked as one of the most memorable of all time.  [embedded content] Back in 2016, Carey told Andy Cohen on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ that she would do the halftime show when sh...