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    When the NBA shared its return plan and campus setup for the basketball “bubble” in Orlando, Fla., one minor element became a source of fascination for NBA Twitter: the anonymous tip hotline. The league has a system in place that allows NBA players to report potential rule violations, and apparently it is already working. On Tuesday, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that “multiple tips” have already been placed into the hotline ahead of the 2019-20 season restart. Multiple tips have been...
    Getty Lamar Jackson celebrates a rating in opposition to Seattle. Lamar Jackson came upon about his new score on the Madden 21 online game on ESPN’s SportsCenter and his response was that of shock and laughter. Despite the fact that Jackson was one of many highest rated gamers within the recreation for the Baltimore Ravens, he nonetheless wasn’t glad with the place he positioned within the pecking order. When he received the official quantity...
    Getty Lamar Jackson celebrates a score against Seattle. Lamar Jackson found out about his new rating on the Madden 21 video game on ESPN’s SportsCenter and his reaction was that of surprise and laughter. Even though Jackson was one of the highest rated players in the game for the Baltimore Ravens, he still wasn’t satisfied with where he placed in the pecking order. When he got the official number revealed to him, the reaction was that of laughter...
    Another Net has coronavirus. Recently signed forward Michael Beasley tested positive for the illness and his status for the NBA restart in Orlando, Fla., is now up in the air, according to The Athletic. The Nets brought in the 31-year-old Beasley as a substitute player recently with the team missing several players due to injury or coronavirus concerns. Four Nets — including Kevin Durant — tested positive in March, while Spencer Dinwiddie, DeAndre Jordan and Taurean Prince have bowed out...
    A top White House aide shared a cartoon online mocking Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nations leading infectious diseases expert, and suggesting that Fauci is responsible for sinking the U.S. economy. The post comes amid reports of Fauci falling out of favor with the White House, even as the coronavirus pandemic worsens nationwide. Dan Scavino, the deputy chief of staff for communication, posted the cartoon on his Facebook page Sunday. It portrays Fauci as Dr. Faucet, who is drowning Uncle Sam...
    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 08: Chris Paul #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on after the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 08, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images) NBA insider Shams Charania tweeted Tuesday that the NBA bubble’s snitch headline had...
    Former veteran hospital nursing assistant pleads guilty to murder charges in string of insulin deaths A Trendy LA Restaurant Was Accused Of Scraping Mold Off Of Jam Before Serving It Bill Belichick Spotted Shooting a Subway Commercial Bill Belichick is staying busy during the NFL offseason. After landing Cam Newton for peanuts two weeks ago, the New England Patriots head coach is still hard at work. On Tuesday he was spotted filming a commercial for Subway. © Provided...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday. Imahara died Monday at the age of 49. “We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant,” the network said in a statement. “He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.” Along with his “MythBusters” fame, Imahara was known for starring on...
    BARI Weiss quit the New York Times in a stinging letter, citing constant bullying and said Twitter had become the papers ultimate editor. On Tuesday, Weiss published the bombshell 1481-word resignation on her website, which was widely shared on Twitter. Weiss published her resignation onlineCredit: Twitter   The New York Times building in New York CityCredit: Alamy She claimed that she had been on the receiving end of snide remarks from her co-workers as a result of her centrist views....
    Alejandra Onieva attends Alta Mar second season preview by Netflix at Noia Festival, at the hometown of its creator, Ramon Campos, on November 8, 2019 in Noia, Spain. Sebastian Stan and Alejandra Onieva are coming under scrutiny from Twitter users who are demanding that the pair are canceled because Onieva wore an Asian dress at a party in April 2018. The couple have been linked together in various tabloid reports since July 2020. The issue began on...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday. Imahara died Monday at the age of 49. “We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant,” the network said in a statement. “He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.” Along with his “MythBusters” fame, Imahara was known for starring...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grant Imahara, the longtime host of Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters,” died from a brain aneurysm, the network said Tuesday. Imahara died Monday at the age of 49. “We are heartbroken to hear this sad news about Grant,” the network said in a statement. “He was an important part of our Discovery family and a really wonderful man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.” Along with his “MythBusters” fame, Imahara was known for starring...
    Rihanna keeps adding to her award-winning Fenty fashion label. Next up? The pop superstar is expanding the line’s shoe offerings. And she tweeted a shot — in which she referenced France’s most famous landmark — to help get fans excited about the upcoming new release. “Eiffel Tower who?! Next @FentyOfficial release is all about… SHOES ! Designed with @AminaMuaddi Y’all ready? Dropping July 15th on http://FENTY.com,” she tweeted. Eiffel Tower who?! Next @FentyOfficial release is all about… SHOES ! Designed...
    By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — Sports. You remember sports, right? Men and women and boys and girls from here to Nova Scotia would play them. People would watch them — in person, on TV, even on their newfangled cellular telephones. Sports were a big hit for a long time. Now, these days, we don’t have sports. Instead, we have a pandemic. As such, the occasions that count as “events” aren’t what they used. Case in point: William Stephen...
    Prominent conservative commentator Andrew Sullivan announced Tuesday that he will move on from New York magazine at week’s end — on the heels of Bari Weiss’ abrupt resignation from The New York Times’ opinion section. “This will be my last week at New York Magazine,” wrote Sullivan in the first of a series of tweets blasted out Tuesday afternoon. “I’m sad because the editors I worked with there are among the finest in the country, and I am immensely grateful...
    Patrick Mahomes heard the critics who said his $503 million contract would limit the Chiefs’ spending, and he reminded everyone about it on Tuesday after another big signing by the Super Bowl champs. After star defensive tackle Chris Jones inked a four-year, $85 million deal, Mahomes tweeted: “And yall thought we couldn’t ….” He added three laughing emojis with the hashtag “run it back,” a reference to repeating as champions. And yall thought we couldn’t…
    The popular transparency collective Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) released a collection of files on Tuesday related to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Hide Dubbed the “AssangeLeaks,” the files, which include chat logs between Assange and other associates, aim to bring context to the U.S. government’s ongoing criminal case against the controversial figure. Hide “With the Justice Department’s superseding indictment against Assange, public access to the evidence becomes critical,” a statement on the AssangeLeaks’ website states. “The documents in this file...
    AVENGERS star Sebastian Stan is getting knocked down on Twitter following a social media dust-up involving new girlfriend Alejandra Onieva. Here is more on the online brouhaha. 6 Sebastian Stan and Alejandra Onieva in Ibiza, SpainCredit: Splash News 6 The couple escaped to Spain for a recent vacationCredit: Splash News Who is Sebastian Stan and why are fans canceling him on Twitter? The actor and his new girlfriend have been angering fans by apparently blocking them on Twitter. As a...
    The abrupt Tuesday resignation of New York Instances Opinion author/editor Bari Weiss despatched shockwaves via Twitter — the platform she labeled the paper’s “final editor.” Weiss, previously some of the distinguished conservative voices at The Grey Girl, launched on Tuesday her resignation letter to Instances writer A.G. Sulzberger, wherein she described an “intolerant surroundings” ruled by developments on Twitter and office “bullying” over her views. Voices on the platform swiftly weighed in on either side of the difficulty —...
    It was out of the frying pan and into the online fire. A Florida swimmer is being compared to Hellboy after social-media footage surfaced of him bearing a horrific sunburn reminiscent of the famous scarlet superhero. The clip has since caught fire on Twitter, racking up nearly 7 million views. The unnamed beachgoer appeared in a Twitter video posted by ABC News July 9 that depicted a swarm of stingrays swimming past oblivious bathers in Florida. The merciless online...
    The abrupt Tuesday resignation of New York Times Opinion writer/editor Bari Weiss sent shockwaves through Twitter — the platform she labeled the paper’s “ultimate editor.” Weiss, formerly one of the most prominent conservative voices at The Gray Lady, released on Tuesday her resignation letter to Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger, in which she described an “illiberal environment” governed by trends on Twitter and workplace “bullying” over her views. Voices on the platform swiftly weighed in on both sides of the issue...
    West Nile Virus is back, according to New York City health officials. Today, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a statement detailing the first signs of the mosquito-borne virus this season, in the Bronx and on Staten Island. So far, no one has been infected. The blood-sucking bugs become a nuisance In the city between spring and late summer. As a result, the health department has established 106 surveillance traps throughout the five boroughs, and will be “increasing”...
    Kurt Schlichter, a conservative writer who has penned a pro-Trump book, took aim at President Donald Trump’s campaign Friday, tweeting, “Don’t ever again send me a text that treats me like an idiot. I am hearing from A LOT of supporters of the President that they are getting EXTREMELY insulted and angry at this garbage. Stop it.” Hide He tagged Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, and Trump himself in the tweet, which included a screenshot of...
    New York Times opinion editor and writer Bari Weiss announced her resignation on Tuesday in a lengthy letter posted to her website, where she claimed she was bullied by her colleagues, even in their company-wide Slack channels. The news took the internet by storm as both liberal and conservative political pundits and media figures hit Twitter to share their clashing reactions. Many faulted the Times for their apparently toxic workplace environment, including the paper’s own Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent at the paper,...
    First lady Melania Trump reminded Americans on Tuesday to wear a mask or facial coverage to be safe and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. “Even in the summer months, please remember to wear face coverings & practice social distancing. The more precaution we take now can mean a healthier & safer country in the Fall,” she said on Twitter posting a photo of herself wearing a plain, white mask. On Sunday, the first lady posted a video of herself...