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Sport Yes! Nicolas Cage cast as Tiger King in Joe Exotic TV series
Author: 0 Yes! Nicolas Cage cast as Tiger King in Joe Exotic TV series

Cage is mostly known for his work in film, and his name popped up here and there on fans' casting wish list for a potential project about Joe Exotic . Another television series based on a podcast about Exotic is also in development. Tiger King was one of Netflix's most successful releases ever.

Sport Early resumption of Premier League not safe for players
Author: 0 Early resumption of Premier League not safe for players

Premier League clubs are set to discuss next steps during a video conference call on Friday. "Playing all those fixtures (in the original venues) would present challenges, that's an bad lot of people moving around the country, and certainly if they were all played at the originally planned stadiums then I think that does present some challenges".

Sport Football fraternity condoles demise of former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson
Author: 0 Football fraternity condoles demise of former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson

Retired Spanish Formula One driver Pedro de la Rosa said: "I will never forget how much he liked to talk about F1, mesmerising you with his stories". He's been fighting this for a number of years now. The family moved to Blackpool to run a boarding house; one night two men knocked on the door, one of whom, young Michael thought, looked like Bobby Charlton.

Sport Leeds United legend Norman Hunter dies after contracting coronavirus
Author: 0 Leeds United legend Norman Hunter dies after contracting coronavirus

Hunter, who won 28 England caps, was part of the England World Cup squad that won the tournament on home soil in 1966. Hunter had been hospitalized for several weeks after contracting the virus. Hunter, who won 28 caps for the Three Lions, was also the first victor of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Players' Player of the Year award in 1974 and the PFA said the game had lost a legend.

Sport Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passes away aged 61
Author: 0 Former Liverpool striker Michael Robinson passes away aged 61

He revealed in December 2018 that he had been diagnosed with a malignant melanoma. Leicester-born Robinson was a member of the Liverpool team that won the 1983/84 European Champion Clubs' Cup, coming on as an extra-time substitute in the final against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico.

Sport NC Public Schools Closed For Remainer Of The Year
Author: 0 NC Public Schools Closed For Remainer Of The Year

Gov. Roy Cooper speaks during a media briefing on COVID-19. "We don't make this decision lightly", Cooper said . "Many students will need additional help to regain ground that could be lost this school year", Cooper said. State officials said the trends they will be watching going forward include COVID-19-like symptomatic cases over 14 days, lab-confirmed cases over 14 days, positive tests as a percentage of total tests over 14 days and hospitalisations over 14 days.

Sport Billie Jean King says ATP and WTA merger long overdue
Author: 0 Billie Jean King says ATP and WTA merger long overdue

Switzerland's Roger Federer , left, and Spain's Rafael Nadal pose before their "Match in Africa" exhibition match in Cape Town on February 7. According to the ATP website, Rubin has earned $33,000 this season, although deduct expenses and that doesn't offer much financial security, especially with professional tennis on hold until at least mid-July.

Sport MS Dhoni 'doesn't want to' play for India again, says Harbhajan Singh
Author: 0 MS Dhoni 'doesn't want to' play for India again, says Harbhajan Singh

India's limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma wants his team to win at least two out of the next three World Cups and says the management is making a conscious effort to give young players adequate chances to prove themselves. Rohit had hit a record five hundreds in the 2019 World Cup but India could not go beyond the semifinals. "They play well in the IPL but I don't see them playing like that for the national team".

Author: 0 Kobe Bryant’s daughter, Gianna, was honorary pick in Friday night’s WNBA Draft

The league honored the three players by drafting them into the league to start the night. OR star Sabrina Ionescu, who was the first overall selection in the draft taken by the New York Liberty , said the girls deserved this honor. Bryant featured Ionescu on his "Details" show to break down her game just as he did with star men's players. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on ...

Sport Zach LaVine shuts out Paul Piece in inaugural HORSE Challenge
Author: 0 Zach LaVine shuts out Paul Piece in inaugural HORSE Challenge

Big Shot" started slowly, earning two letters in his first four shots and falling behind HOR to nothing before he found his legs. Billups sealed the deal by hitting a 3-point shot off the glass, which Young missed badly. But Paul was done in less by deadeye shooting and more by giving away control of the game. A knockout tournament, today's action saw Chauncey Billups , Allie Quigley, Mike Conley and Zach LaVine advance to the semi-finals of the event which will continue later this week.

Sport XFL files for bankruptcy after cancelling inaugural season
Author: 0 XFL files for bankruptcy after cancelling inaugural season

Alpha's largest creditors include the St. Louis Sports Commission - owed $1.6 million - and XFL coaches Bob Stoops and Marc Trestman, owed nearly $2 million combined, court papers show. The league will aim to use its bankruptcy to sell off assets, the most significant of which are the XFL brand, trademarks, and intellectual property like its slogan, "For the Love of Football", Pollack said.

Sport Forecasters: Storm could create strong tornadoes in South
Author: 0 Forecasters: Storm could create strong tornadoes in South

At midday, the weather service in Birmingham said radar showed strong storms moving into Alabama from Mississippi . The entire state is under a moderate risk with the possibility of EF2 tornadoes or stronger. The worst of the system is expected to move across the state beginning this evening and lingering through Monday afternoon. WVLT Weather Team will be providing the latest updates .

Sport ESPN Reportedly Declined A 'Steep' Offer From Drew Brees
Author: 0 ESPN Reportedly Declined A 'Steep' Offer From Drew Brees

This is another big hit for ESPN, which is attempting to move on from its current duo of Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland and refine its National Football League broadcast team prior to upcoming broadcast rights negotiations with the NFL.

Sport 17-goal star must ignore underachiever and sign for Manchester United
Author: 0 17-goal star must ignore underachiever and sign for Manchester United

United are interested in signing the 20-year-old this summer but face a battle for his signature from other top Premier League sides as well as Europe's elite, with Barcelona and Bayern Munich both keen . Sancho is said to favour a return to his home country over a move to Spain, with the Red Devils an enticing option. "Jadon Sancho would probably be number one".

Sport Tennis players to compete in virtual Madrid Open
Author: 0 Tennis players to compete in virtual Madrid Open

However, the clay court tournament has chose to create an e-sports replica of its event titled Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro, which will take place from April 27 to 30, with a list of participants to be announced "soon, quot;". "The WTA would like to thank and recognize the event for putting this initiative together". The winners will decide how much they want to donate to their fellow professionals while an additional €50,000 will go towards reducing the social impact of the global pandemic.

Sport NBA & ESPN Reveal H-O-R-S-E Competition Participants
Author: 0 NBA & ESPN Reveal H-O-R-S-E Competition Participants

The NBA became the first USA sports league to suspend its season on March 12. Other participants include Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine , Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr, three-time Women's NBA All-Star Allie Quigley and 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Tamika Catchings .

Sport José Mourinho admits he was wrong to take Spurs training amid coronavirus
Author: 0 José Mourinho admits he was wrong to take Spurs training amid coronavirus

But staff have already received documents to sign stating they agreed with the pay-cuts and temporary changes to their contracts. One of the players is said to be Tanguy Ndombele , according to the Independent , while footage of Davinson Sanchez and Ryan Sessegnon jogging side by side has also made the rounds on social media.

Sport Al Kaline, Tigers’ Perennial All-Around All-Star, Is Dead at 85
Author: 0 Al Kaline, Tigers’ Perennial All-Around All-Star, Is Dead at 85

Details about his death have not yet been released . The outfielder went on to become of the most successful players of his era. Kaline only appeared in one World Series, and he sure made the most of it to say the least. He was Mr. Tiger. I also thoroughly enjoyed listening to Kaline alongside the play-by-play call of Frank Beckmann in the mid-90s through the early 00s.

Sport Buccaneers' Tom Brady would let kids play football
Author: 0 Buccaneers' Tom Brady would let kids play football

You get to know and you appreciate what someone else may bring. Brady ended up skipping Patriots OTAs and was adamant that the issues have been cleared up between the power couple. Brady said Trump never told him he wanted him to date his daughter, but Stern said Trump had said that on his show before. "I want them to do great..." "And I feel like I want to prove to myself that I could still perform at the highest level".