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Indy 500 2019: Welcome to race day (we hope)

The Indianapolis 500 is here! Maybe. The forecast for race day isn't great, but we can hope, right? The 103rd running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway promises to be tight. We are going to keep up with every turn of a lap, ... Continue reading on Indianapolis Star.

Danica, Dale Jr. and Mike Tirico bring a 'fresh perspective' to NBC's first Indy 500

Danica Patrick feels like she's at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for an encore. After a seven-season break from racing in the IndyCar Series, she returned to her racing roots for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 as her career finale before walking away from race track ... Continue reading on For The Win.

Rod Bramblett

The voice of Auburn, the voice of a family: How people are remembering the life of Rod Bramblett

When the touchdowns came and the chants of "War Eagle" echoed in Jordan-Hare; when the orange pom-poms hissed and the band blasted their tune, there was Rod Bramblett, there was the "Voice of the Auburn Tigers," orchestrating his family, speaking ... Continue reading on The Auburn Plainsman.

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife, die in car accident

Rod Bramblett was the narrator of my childhood. No words can describe how this feels. Prayers to his family in this tough time. Rest In Peace Rod, you'll always be a role model and icon to many. War Damn Eagle. — Tucker Carden (@TuckerCarden) May 26, ... Continue reading on fox8.com.

Jeremy Lin

NBA Rumors: Jeremy Lin Still Has Problems Getting Past Security

Jeremy Lin of the Toronto Raptors has had his issues on and off the court and it seems the trend will continue. In the past, the 30-year-old had difficulty getting past security and convince him that he was a legit NBA star. Apparently, all that happened again in ... Continue reading on International Business Times.

Jeremy Lin Explains How A Milwaukee Security Guard Asked For His Pass To Raptors Bus

Albeit as he's not the star he was during his Linsanity days, Jeremy has maintained in the league even though he now comes off the bench and even though he's currently playing for one of the best teams in the league, Lin sometimes goes unnoticed by fans. Continue reading on Fadeaway World (blog).

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Raptors

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard's focus as Warriors await

This was the type of win to get lost in, a victory 24 painful seasons in the making that sent thousands of fans pouring into the streets and made a world-famous rapper jump in childlike joy. The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time after ... Continue reading on Washington Post.

Toronto Raptors Eliminate Bucks for First Trip to the NBA Finals

Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds, leading the Toronto Raptors into the N.B.A. finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit and won the series in six games. Continue reading on The New York Times.

Barcelona, Copa del Rey, FC Barcelona

Barcelona vs Valencia

El Valencia asalta el trono culé

El Valencia acabó con la hegemonía copera de un Barcelona que en España sumaba títulos como rosquillas. "Gané un trofeo ante el Barça de Messi" es una frase que no muchos futbolistas podrán decir a sus nietos en un futuro. Y los jugadores del ... Continue reading on Marca Claro México.

Barcelona vs. Valencia score: Messi and company upset in Copa del Rey final by Los Che

Valencia's 100th season couldn't have ended better. Behind goals from Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo Moreno, Los Che upset Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final 2-1 to claim the trophy for an eighth time. With Barca the heavy favorites entering the game, ... Continue reading on CBSSports.com.

AEW Double or Nothing, Double or Nothing

AEW

AEW Double Or Nothing Results: Winners, Grades, Highlights And Analysis

If I'm being honest, this match wasn't very good. Except for Page, MJF, Shawn Spears (Tye Dillinger) and a few others, the participants were easily the least entertaining members of the AEW roster. Page was selling a knee injury from an earlier encounter with ... Continue reading on Forbes.

AEW Double or Nothing results, recap, grades: Debut show delivers big moments, surprises

Yet it was the final three matches of the evening, including a surprise run-in involving a former WWE star after the main event, that created AEW's first viral moment. From the blood and tears exchanged by the Rhodes brothers to the theatrics and aerial exploits ... Continue reading on CBSSports.com.

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Sasha Obama

Sasha Obama Steps Out for Prom, Looking as Graceful as Only Michelle's Daughters Can

Standing beside her date, Chris Milton (according to the Daily Mail), the pair set social media ablaze when their snapshots hit the Internet. Sasha wore a classic black dress to the Sidwell Friends prom, while Milton, whose waves were sure to have made a few ... Continue reading on The Root.

Sasha Obama stuns in fitted black gown for high school prom

A social media user, who is purportedly the older cousin of Obama's date, posted a few snaps of the big night — including photos of her mom, former First Lady Michelle Obama, and older sister, Malia — along with the caption, “When your lil cousin take Sasha ... Continue reading on Page Six.

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Miranda Elish

A college softball player went to the hospital after her own teammate's throw hit her in the face

University of Texas pitcher Miranda Elish prepares to throw a pitch against Houston on May 19, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (CNN) A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in ... Continue reading on CNN.

Photo: Miranda Elish Smiling Despite Being Hospitalized After Freak Play

The official Texas Softball Twitter account updated Elish's condition throughout the night and revealed she's “doing well.” On Saturday, Texas head coach Mike White posted a photo of him sitting next to a smiling Elish – who appears to be in good spirits after ... Continue reading on The Spun (blog).

Amanda Eller

Rescued hiker's survival story: 17 days in Hawaii forest on berries, river water and smarts

She stayed there for a day and a half and, as Eller's mother and a friend told reporters Saturday as they detailed the rescued woman's ordeal, she began to resign herself to the dire possibility that she might die there. "It came down to life and death -- and I had ... Continue reading on CNN.

Amanda Eller, Hiker Lost in Hawaii Forest, Is Found Alive After 17 Days

KAHULUI, Hawaii — It had been 17 days since anyone had seen Amanda Eller. Her car was spotted near a trailhead in a vast forest reserve in Hawaii, and thousands of search volunteers were scouring the jungles and streams nearby. On Friday afternoon ... Continue reading on The New York Times.

Jon Voight

Alyssa Milano Calls Jon Voight 'F-Lister Trying to Stay Relevant' After His Pro-Trump Videos

Alyssa Milano has become an A-list activist who was recently called a “C-list” celebrity by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. On Saturday, Milano called actor Jon Voight an “F-lister' who was trying to “stay relevant” after he released two videos that showed immense ... Continue reading on Newsweek.

Jon Voight releases video calling Trump 'the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln'

On Friday night, the actor Jon Voight released a two-partvideo on Twitter calling President Donald Trump "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln." Voight started his video by saying, "our president has our utmost respect and our love. This job is not ... Continue reading on USA TODAY.

India vs New Zealand

India vs New Zealand warm-up: Win over India means little for World Cup, says Ross Taylor

New Zealand have moved to temper expectations ahead of the Cricket World Cup after their six-wicket victory over India in a warm-up match on Saturday, with conditions likely to be more conducive to batting during the tournament. New Zealand skittled India ... Continue reading on Hindustan Times.

Boult and Jadeja stand out as New Zealand thump India

New Zealand 180 for 4 (Taylor 71, Williamson 67) beat India 179 (Jadeja 54, Boult 4 for 33, Neesham 3 for 26) by six wickets. With everyone expecting 300-plus scores, India were bundled out for 179 in just 39.2 overs in their first warm-up game against New ... Continue reading on ESPNcricinfo.com.

National Wine Day

National Wine Day 2019: Best Deals on Wine and Tasting to Celebrate the Grape

What better way to celebrate National Wine Day on May 25 than to raise a glass? Worried about the inevitable splurge? Fear not, for Newsweek has come up with a guide on deals up and down the country. And if you want to go deeper into your love of wine, ... Continue reading on Newsweek.

Complete List of All the Best Wines You Need to Celebrate 2019 National Wine Day

Every day is a celebration of wine for oenophiles, but on Saturday, the rest of the country will join in on the love of fermented grape juice for National Wine Day. The origin of the annual holiday is unclear—it seems as though National Wine Day just suddenly ... Continue reading on Newsweek.

Get out

Bashara turns to federal courts to try to get out of prison

Detroit — Bob Bashara was unable to get his murder conviction overturned in the state court system, so he's now turning to the federal courts. Bashara's attorney, Ronald Ambrose, on Friday filed a petition in U.S. District Court in Detroit. The filing claims Ryan ... Continue reading on The Detroit News.

Convicted murderer Bob Bashara renews efforts to get out of prison

DETROIT - Convicted murderer Bob Bashara is turning to the federal courts in his fight to get out of prison. His attorney, Ronald Ambrose, filed a 110-page petition Friday, which claims Bashara is being unlawfully detained. The petition argues that Bashara ... Continue reading on WDIV ClickOnDetroit.

Jake Patterson

BREAKING: Jake Patterson sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping Jayme Closs, killing her parents

Barron County (WQOW) – The man who killed James and Denise Closs and kidnapped their daughter Jayme learned he will spend the rest of his life behind bars Friday. Barron County Judge James Babler sentenced Jake Patterson to life in prison without ... Continue reading on WQOW TV News 18.

Jayme Closs kidnapping: Jake Patterson jailed for life for killing girl's parents and keeping her prisoner

The kidnapper of 13 year-old Jayme Closs has been jailed for life after she told the judge she wanted him “locked up forever” for murdering her parents and keeping her prisoner for 88 days. Jake Patterson, 21, targeted the teenager after spotting her getting ... Continue reading on The Independent.

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Aladdin

A Decent Aladdin Remake? You Wish

Thank God for Will Smith. The beats of Disney's new live action remake of Aladdin are all pretty much unrevised and familiar from the 1992 animated classic. A street urchin named Aladdin steals food and gets chased through the streets by a royal guard; then ... Continue reading on Vanity Fair.

The fraught cultural politics of Disney's new Aladdin remake

Disney's live-action Aladdin, a remake of its 1992 animated film, has finally arrived in theaters, and on one level, it's something of an achievement. The production, helmed by Guy Ritchie, had a hefty amount of cultural baggage to overcome, and has been ... Continue reading on Vox.

Bucks vs Raptors

Bucks vs. Raptors Game 6 score, takeaways: Kawhi Leonard leads Toronto to first NBA Finals in franchise history

The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. Down by 15 points in the second half, the Raptors battled back to secure a 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference finals 4-2. Continue reading on CBSSports.com.

Toronto Raptors Eliminate Bucks for First Trip to the NBA Finals

Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds, leading the Toronto Raptors into the N.B.A. finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit and won the series in six games. Continue reading on The New York Times.

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Theresa May

Theresa May says she'll quit as Conservative leader June 7

LONDON (AP) — Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, ... Continue reading on Associated Press.

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson

But his charisma, flair for publicity and record of winning two elections as mayor of London make him the runaway favorite in a crowded field to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, according to bookmakers. A victory for Mr. Johnson would have significant ... Continue reading on The New York Times.

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What/If

'What/If' You Were In Just The Right Mood For Some Good Bad Television?

If memory serves, she actually crossed them off! On a chart! Once she had gotten some of that delicious revenge! Anyway, when the panel of producers and cast sat down for their press conference, critics had already seen a little bit of the show. One of them ... Continue reading on NPR.

What If season 2 Netflix release date: Will there be another series?

What/If is the latest crime thriller from Netflix and fans are already waiting for season two after it premiered on the streaming service on Friday, May 24. With a cast boasting the likes of Oscar-winner Renée Zellweger as Anne Montgomery and a plot that throws ... Continue reading on Express.co.uk.

The Voice

Adam Levine

Adam Levine's Surprise Exit From The Voice Sparks Rumors

Due to a rule change after season 15, each coach didn't automatically go to the Live Playoffs with the same number of team members, and by the time the semifinals rolled around Levine had zero singers left under his direction. His frustration bubbled over ... Continue reading on Refinery29.

Adam Levine Addresses His Voice Exit: 'For Me, It Was Time to Move On'

“After 16 seasons, Adam Levine, our beloved coach and friend, has decided to leave The Voice,” Daly said. “Adam was one of the original coaches who launched the show, winning the competition three times and inspiring many of the artists that he worked ... Continue reading on TVLine.

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Phillies vs Brewers

Arrieta after gem: That's what 'best teams do'

Arrieta allowed just two runs while striking out eight batters over eight innings, as the Phillies extended their winning streak to three games with a 7-2 victory over the Brewers. • Box score. "He understands how much we depend on him," manager Gabe Kapler ... Continue reading on MLB.com.

Phillies beat Brewers behind Jake Arrieta's impressive eight innings

MILWAUKEE -- The first seven innings of Saturday's 7-2 win at Miller Park seemed to come easy for Jake Arrieta. His sinker was full of life, his pitch count was low, he was racking up strikeouts, and he was forcing the Brewers hitters to make weak contact. Continue reading on Philly.com.