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Warriors’ Stephen Curry only player from 2009 NBA Draft still with original team

Oh, how time has passed …After Wednesday morning’s blockbuster trade that sent DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for estranged forward Kawhi …

Basketball

The Lakers Are Playing The Spurs And Kawhi Leonard Beautifully

The Lakers could have gone so many different directions with the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard.<p>In the end they chose the right path, and it turns out it was towards the exit sign.<p>According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Lakers have stuffed their suitcase with all the free toiletries, packed up and left …

NBA

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

Sesame Street

Black Panther’s Shuri getting her own solo sister act in new Marvel comics series

In a movie filled with pleasant surprises, <i>Black Panther</i>’s Shuri rated near the very top. Smart and tough, yet loyal and possessed of an equanimous …

Comics

Get Rid Of Books You No Longer Need With This Easy 3 Step Process

Moving is the perfect time for paring down and clearing out. And, since the heaviest parts of your move are <i>probably</i> your boxes of books, it's …

Books

Outrageous New 'Aquaman' Poster Bravely Stands Up To Mary Poppins

And now we have an outrageously (truly, truly outrageously) gorgeous teaser poster for James Wan’s <i>Aquaman</i>. The poster, courtesy of Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc., is filled with fish and mammals, features Jason Momoa in a primal comic book pose and confirms that, Walt Disney’s <i>Mary Poppins Returns</i> be …

Mary Poppins

One 'Stranger Things' Character Finally Grows Up in New Season 3 Promo

The sleepy suburban town of Hawkins, Indiana is booming. The first teaser promo for Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> Season 3 comes disguised as a local …

Entertainment

LL Cool J on Hip-Hop’s #MeToo Dilemma: ‘Are We Going to Erase All the Music?’

The legendary rapper and acclaimed actor-producer discusses his new MSNBC series ‘Story of Cool’ and how the #MeToo movement is going to address …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5-Star PG Prospect DJ Carton Commits to Ohio State over Michigan, More

Point guard DJ Carton announced Saturday that he has committed to play college basketball at Ohio State.<p>He made it official with the following tweet:<p>According to 247Sports, Carton is a 5-star recruit who ranks as the No. 21 overall prospect and No. 2 point guard in the 2019 class.<p>Michigan and …

College Football

The trailer for Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen's pizza rom-com is here, and it's so wonderfully cheesy

In case you missed it, Emma Roberts and Hayden Christensen are starring in a very real, not-at-all-a-joke rom-com called <i>Little Italy</i> involving pizza. …

Romantic Comedy

'Venom' Officially NOT Part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Sony's <i>Venom</i> movie just got a new featured spread in <i>EW</i>, and the article provides what can be considered the official verdict on whether we'll see …

Marvel Universe

Young Russians see lives changed by feel-good World Cup

<b>Since the fall of communism young Russians have grown up viewing Moscow as a cosmopolitan capital.</b><b>But nothing prepared them for the vibrant, colourful and multicultural experience of hosting the World Cup.</b><p>Some 70% of Russians do not have a passport and the effect of the visiting fans on the 11 …

Russia

5 Things to Know About the Long-Awaited 'Zombieland' Sequel

It's finally back!<p>It was in 2009 when <i>Zombieland</i> premiered,, starring the fresh faces of Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone as well as Woody Harrelson,, …

Washington D.C.

‘Eighth Grade’: Why 13-Year-Olds Aren’t Allowed to See a Movie About Themselves

The MPAA giving Bo Burnham's new film an "R" was never in doubt, which is part of the problem.<p>The creators of Bo Burnham’s lauded new indie …

Middle School

Enough LeBron! True Angelenos root for the Clippers, not the Lakers

The LeBron James mural in Venice drew a steady crowd of people who wanted to take in the image of L.A.’s newest Laker and local savior.<p>“It’s been really good for us,” said an employee of Baby Blues BBQ, whose back lot borders the wall that served as the muralist’s canvas.<p>Fans from California, …

Basketball

Police busted the dark web's $1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring

On Thursday, Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.<p>In a statement first reported by the South China Morning Post, police from China's southern Guangdong …

Cryptocurrency

Jabari Parker, Bulls Agree to 2-Year Contract; Bucks Rescind Offer

After spending his first four seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, Jabari Parker agreed to a two-year, $40 million deal with the Chicago Bulls, the team announced Saturday.<p>ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news. Wojnarowski noted the second year on Parker's deal was a team option, giving …

NBA

The Top 10 French Musicians

As the most aurally pleasing of the romance languages, it’s no wonder that much of French music is dominated by seductive singers and …

France

LeBron James Is Now Neighbors with Jim Carrey and Scooter Braun

Like it or not, LeBron James is on the Lakers, which means the All-Star needed to pack his bags and recenter himself in Los Angeles.<p>The King has …

Lebron James

'Captain Marvel' Reportedly Casts 'Game Of Thrones' Actor

<i>Captain Marvel</i> is easily one of the most anticipated superhero films, and it just revealed another member of the cast.<p>The film has reportedly cast …

Comics

Back To The Box-Office Future, As The Top Ten Films Eat Market Share

Structurally, the movie box office is pointed back to the future, but with a couple of twists.<p>As we approached mid-July, according to data compiled …

Box Office

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

Report: Billy Dee Williams to reprise role as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars Episode IX

Hello, what have we here?<p>Billy Dee Williams, who first originated the role of smuggler, card player, and Cloud City administrator Lando Williams in …

Star Wars

The 5 Best Fan Theories in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

From the highly plausible to the batshit crazy, these five theories will change the way you watch Marvel movies.<p>The Internet can often feel like a …

Marvel Universe

Star Wars: Episode IX sees Billy Dee Williams return as Lando Calrissian

‘You know, seeing you sure brings back a few things.’<p>After weeks of rumors — and a next-gen star filling his shoes in <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> <i>—</i> the original Baron Administrator of Cloud City is heading back to the galaxy far, far away. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Billy Dee Williams will …

Star Wars

Why Celtics’ Robert Williams Was Taken Aback By Workout With Aron Baynes

1,665<p>Robert Williams would have been hard-pressed to fall into a better siutation upon entering the NBA.<p>Williams was drafted No. 27 overall by the …

NBA

The Highest Grossing Movies of All TimeIron Man 3 (2013)

<b>Director:</b> Shane Black <b><br>Stars:</b> Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall <b><br>Worldwide Box Office:</b> $1,215,392,272<p>The <i>Iron Man</i> …

Iron Man

Kawhi Leonard Would Reportedly Only Sign With One Eastern Conference Team

The San Antonio Spurs are still reportedly looking at potential trade partners for superstar Kawhi Leonard, and thus far, it seems as-if their asking …

NBA

Chris Evans & Mark Hamill's Twitter Exchange Will Make You Want A 'Star Wars' & Marvel Crossover Right Now

A Luke Skywalker clash with Captain America doesn't even seem possible in a galaxy far, far away. But Chris Evans and Mark Hamill's Twitter exchange …

Social Media

There’s A “Growing Belief” That Another NBA All-Star Wants To Join The Lakers

There are three All-Star players being linked to the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. Those three players: LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Paul …

Basketball