Month: October 2018

Oct 31 2018

Wolves star Jimmy Butler says he's sitting out game to rest, confirms plan to play Friday vs. Warriors

The Jimmy Butler saga had taken a backseat for the first two weeks of the regular season. But with the Timberwolves off to a 3-4 start, and Butler still stuck on a struggling team he doesn’t want to play for, it appears his efforts to force his way out are ramping up. Early on Wednesday […]

Oct 31 2018

Trump Answers Question About Kanye After Rapper Says He's 'Distancing Himself From Politics'

6:11 PM 10/31/2018 | Entertainment Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter President Donald Trump answered questions Wednesday about Kanye West after the rapper said he was “distancing himself from politics” and focusing solely on being creative. As Trump was leaving the White House to board Marine One headed for a rally in Fort Myers, Florida, the […]

Oct 31 2018

Here are the 10 most Boston moments from the Red Sox World Series parade

Boston knows how to do championship parades. After 11 titles in the last 17 years, local sports fans have gotten pretty good at the routine of cheering the duck boats down Boylston and Tremont streets. Each celebration, however, has had its own unique characteristics and moments that could seemingly only happen in Boston. Wednesday’s 2018 Red […]

Oct 31 2018

Al Roker Defends Halloween Costume After Megyn Kelly Scandal

@alroker: @megynkelly is a terrible person to even suggest that it is Ok for a white person to go as a black character for Halloween.Also @alroker: Goes as Doc brown, a white character from a movie for halloween.#Hypocrites #Whiteface — BigLargeTime (@BigLargeTime) October 31, 2018 “Megyn Kelly loses her show because she posed a question […]

Oct 31 2018

Konami probably isn't deleting PT for Halloween

It’s Halloween, and that means it’s time for a spooky story. This one involves the scariest monster of all time: video game publisher Konami. On a dark and stormy night in the unholy year of 2015, the Metal Gear Solid company pulled its free horror game P.T. (Playable Teaser) from the PlayStation Network. And since […]

Oct 31 2018

'My Eyes Are Now Wide Open': Kanye West Says He Was 'Used' and Vows He's Done With Politics

Two weeks after a controversial meeting at the White House with President Trump, rapper Kanye West said that he is done with politics. In a series of tweets posted Tuesday afternoon, West claimed his “eyes are now wide open” and that he was being “used” to spread messages he does not believe in. My eyes […]

Oct 31 2018

Red Sox parade: Fans hit World Series trophy, Cora with beer cans during celebration

The world-champion Boston Red Sox on Wednesday held a Beantown parade to celebrate their recent World Series triumph. As is the case with most parades, a general sense of merriment prevailed. As is also the case with most parades, however, day drinking abetted misrule.  As the duck boats of the parade made their way past […]

Oct 31 2018

Megyn Kelly's attorney suggests NBC News chair Andy Lack has “lost control” amid exit dispute

Megyn Kelly was shown the door by NBC, and now her lawyer is accusing the  network of falsely claiming that the former Fox News star has demanded “more money than her contract requires.” For the record, that figure is estimated to be $23 million per year. In his statement, Freedman directly called upon the CEO of NBCUniversal to intervene and […]

Oct 31 2018

US and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool

U.S. and Britain Seek Yemen Cease-Fire as Relations With Saudis Cool ImageDestruction in the old city of Sana, Yemen.CreditCreditTyler Hicks/The New York Times By Gardiner Harris and Rick Gladstone Oct. 31, 2018 WASHINGTON — Diplomatic pressure from the United States and Britain, Saudi Arabia’s biggest arms suppliers, abruptly intensified on Wednesday for a cease-fire in […]

Oct 31 2018

Maryland fires coach DJ Durkin one day after his reinstatement

7:06 PM ET Maryland has fired football coach DJ Durkin, the school announced Wednesday evening. In a statement, president Wallace D. Loh said, “Yesterday, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents announced numerous recommendations, including employment decisions about specific personnel on our campus. I accepted the Board’s recommendations. At the same time, I announced […]