The Associated Press Updated 8:49 am PDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Honoree Gigi Hadid attends … [Read more...] about Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 21-27
Chuck Barney East Bay Times Published 10:48 PM EDT Apr 12, 2019 SUNDAY • After seven tumultuous seasons packed with political intrigue, dragon fire, cold wintry dread and gore galore, the wildly popular “Game of Thrones” is closing in on what is expected to be an epic conclusion. In the first of six remaining episodes, viewers will be reunited with Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and their various allies, all of whom are bracing for a hellacious showdown with the Night King and his vast army of reanimated corpses. (Shudder.) And you thought the Red Wedding was bloody. (9 p.m., HBO). •“God Friended Me” wraps up its successful first season. In the finale, Miles, Cara and Rakesh finally come face to face with the elusive Henry Chase (Derek Luke) when the God Account sends Miles the name of Simon Hayes (Adam Goldberg). (8 p.m., CBS). •We’re down to 14 contestants on “American Idol” and … [Read more...] about TV highlights for the week of April 14-20
Ari Confessor appreciated Troy Calhoun’s offer for a day to mull over his job offer, but he didn’t need it.“I said, ‘Coach, tomorrow isn’t going to change anything,’” said Confessor, Air Force’s new receivers coach. “I’m coming to Colorado.”Confessor said the no-brainer of a decision stemmed in part from his lifelong following of the Falcons that intensified when his brother, Jorge, enlisted in the Air Force after high school and served six years.But two factors primarily carried the decision — it was a chance to move up to the Football Bowl Subdivision after a career as a player and coach at the Football Championship Subdivision level, and the varied responsibilities of Air Force’s receiver positions would be unlike anything he had experienced.“I just coached receivers and everybody had the same job description,” he said. “You’re on the perimeter, you run your routes, you catch … [Read more...] about New receivers coach Ari Confessor settling into role with Air Force
By Karen Guregian | [email protected] | Boston HeraldMarch 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm Five of the past six years, the Patriots signed at least one free agent who proved to be impactful during his run in New England. Stephon Gilmore (2017), Chris Hogan (2016), Dion Lewis (2015), Darrelle Revis (2014) and Danny Amendola (2013) are among the best pickups by Bill Belichick and the Patriots braintrust. Last year didn’t produce a breakout performer. But the end game still saw the Patriots win a Super Bowl, their sixth overall. On the eve of the two-day tampering window opening, with NFL free agency officially set to follow at 4 p.m. Wednesday, what’s the forecast for the Patriots this year? Following the release of Dwayne Allen last week, Belichick has roughly $24 million in cap space to play with. None of that was tied up with a franchise tag for any of the top candidates, be it defensive end Trey Flowers, offensive lineman Trent Brown or kicker Stephen Gostkowski. That … [Read more...] about On the eve of free agency, who might the Patriots target?
A team-by-team look at the National League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:Colorado RockiesManager: Bud Black (third season).2018: 91-72, second place, wild card, lost to Milwaukee in Division Series.Training Town: Scottsdale, Arizona.Park: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.First Workout: Feb. 13/18.He's Here: 1B Daniel Murphy, 1B Mark Reynolds.He's Outta Here: 2B DJ LeMahieu, RHP Adam Ottavino, OF Carlos Gonzalez, OF Matt Holliday, OF Gerardo Parra, C Drew Butera.Going campin': Colorado came so close to capturing the first NL West title in franchise history last season, losing at Los Angeles in a tiebreaker game. Instead, the Rockies settled for a wild card and beat the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field before losing to Milwaukee in the Division Series. The team was carried by a young pitching staff that turned in 84 quality starts. A rotation led by Kyle … [Read more...] about Baseball is back: A look at the Rockies and the rest of the NL West