Getty UPDATE 10:44 AM PT -- The Blackhawks said the NHL made the decision to prevent the org. from wearing Pride-themed warm-up jerseys ... after discussions with security officials. UPDATE Chicago coach Luke Richardson called the move "an unfortunate situation" -- adding, "that’s just what we have to deal with." UPDATE "I don’t think we can control the world issues, so that takes it out of our hands," Richardson said. "We’re just making decisions as best we can as an organization and for everybody.” The Chicago Blackhawks will not wear Pride-themed warm-up jerseys for Pride Night on Sunday, according to a report ... citing security concerns for their Russian players after the country passed an anti-LGBTQ law making it illegal to promote "gay propaganda" in Russia. According to the Associated Press , the Blackhawks -- who've worn Pride warmup jerseys before -- ultimately decided against wearing the jerseys this season for the April 12 … [Read more...] about Blackhawks Reportedly Won’t Wear Pride Warm-Ups Over Security Concerns For Players
A24 Sets Disaster Comedy ‘Y2K’, To Be Directed By ‘SNL’ Alum Kyle Mooney; Jaeden Martell, Rachel Zegler, Julian Dennison & More To Star
EXCLUSIVE : Hot on the heels of their historic Oscars sweep with Everything Everywhere All at Once and The Whale , A24 has set the cast for Y2K , a dial-up disaster comedy to be directed for the studio by SNL alum Kyle Mooney . Jaeden Martell ( It ), West Side Story breakout Rachel Zegler and Julian Dennison ( Deadpool 2 ) lead a stacked ensemble that also includes Lachlan Watson ( Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ), Mason Gooding ( Scream VI ), 5x Billboard Music Award-winner The Kid Laroi, Tim Heidecker ( Us ), Eduardo Franco ( Stranger Things ), Miles Robbins ( Blockers ), Alicia Silverstone ( The Killing of a Sacred Deer ), Fred Hechinger ( Fear Street Trilogy ) and Daniel Zolghadri ( Funny Pages ). In the film penned by Evan Winter , which is set on New Year’s Eve 1999, two high school nobodies (Martell, Dennison) decide to crash the last big party before the new millennium. When the clock strikes midnight, the night … [Read more...] about A24 Sets Disaster Comedy ‘Y2K’, To Be Directed By ‘SNL’ Alum Kyle Mooney; Jaeden Martell, Rachel Zegler, Julian Dennison & More To Star
Mark Cuban Blasts NBA Refs Over Controversial Play, Mavs Protesting Loss
TMZ Composite Mark Cuban ripped the NBA refs who officiated his team's Wednesday night game against the Warriors, accusing the crew of screwing up a critical call in a crucial game, potentially costing the squad a win (and maybe even a playoff berth), and now his Mavs are protesting the 127-125 loss. The call in question went down in the waning moments of the 3rd quarter at American Airlines Arena in Dallas, when Warriors center Kevon Looney had an uncontested dunk on an inbound out of a timeout because the Mavs were lined up on the wrong side of the court, which Cuban blames on the refs. The Dallas Mavericks plan to file a formal protest of their 127-125 loss to the Warriors to the NBA. @espn_macmahon . pic.twitter.com/RSmUaOQeR5 — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) March 23, 2023 @ClutchPointsApp "For those wondering about the play with 1:54 to go on the 3rd, let me explain what happened," Cuban tweeted. "The ref called Mavs ball. The announcer … [Read more...] about Mark Cuban Blasts NBA Refs Over Controversial Play, Mavs Protesting Loss
Sophia Culpo Confirms Braxton Berrios Breakup With Series Of TikToks
Getty Composite Olivia Culpo 's younger sib, Sophia , confirmed her relationship with NFL player Braxton Berrios went kaput ... with the model/influencer firing off a number of TikToks with her sister about living the single life. Rumors surrounding the end of the couple were circulating for weeks ... after fans noticed the once-inseparable duo suddenly stopped appearing on each other's social media platforms. Gallery Launch Gallery In fact, Braxton -- who signed with the Miami Dolphins earlier this month -- elected to take his mother on a Hawaiian vacation last week ... which, no disrespect to moms across the globe, seemed like what someone would do if they didn't wanna waste a getaway trip that was already booked prior to a breakup. Sophia addressed the speculation head-on with a number of TikToks on Wednesday ... enlisting her sister, Aurora -- who separated from her husband in early 2022 -- to help her make some post-split content for … [Read more...] about Sophia Culpo Confirms Braxton Berrios Breakup With Series Of TikToks
Gunter Nezhoda Dies: ‘Storage Wars’ Favorite Was 67
Gunter Nezhoda , a recurring and popular competitive bidder in A&E’s long-running show Storage Wars , died Tuesday in Utah six months after being diagnosed with lung cancer. He was 67. His death was announced in an Instagram video posted by his son Rene Nezhoda. In the video, Rene Nezhoda says that his father was a smoker for 30 years and while the family remained hopeful throughout the last six months his condition had recently deteriorated to the point where doctors could do no more. He said his father passed away peaceful in his sleep, adding, “no more pain.” “He was one of the guys on Storage Wars that never really got any hate,” Rene Nezhoda said. “People just loved being around him.” Storage Wars chronicles professional buyers of abandoned storage units as they bid against one another on units sight-unseen (or mostly unseen). Gunter Nezhoda recurred on the series as a buyer from 2015-2019. A native of Austria and a Las Vegas resident, Nezhoda was … [Read more...] about Gunter Nezhoda Dies: ‘Storage Wars’ Favorite Was 67
Derek Jeter’s Wife Hannah Davis Gives Birth to Baby Girl
Big month for Derek Jeter -- first he gets the Marlins and now HIS FIRST KID! Jeter's wife, Hannah Davis , gave birth to Bella Raine Jeter on Thursday, August 17, Jeter's media outlet The Player's Tribute confirmed. The Yankees tweeted a message to Jeter ... saying, "Congrats to Derek & Hannah Jeter on the birth of their daughter, Bella Raine Jeter. We can't wait to meet her!" Question is ... with Jeter expected to buy the Marlins, will the kid grow up rooting for Miami or New York!??! Jeter and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model started dating back in 2011. They got engaged in 2015 and finally tied the knot last year in Napa, California. She's 27. He's 43. Bella is their first child. Back when Jeter retired from baseball in 2014, he said he wanted to start a family. Mission accomplished. Congrats! Gallery Launch Gallery Instagram … [Read more...] about Derek Jeter’s Wife Hannah Davis Gives Birth to Baby Girl
Tom Brady Becomes Part Owner Of WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces
Getty Tom Brady never played for the Raiders, but he still made his way to Sin City in retirement -- the 7-time Super Bowl champion just became a part owner of the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces!! Raiders and Aces owner Mark Davis made the announcement minutes ago ... saying, "Since I purchased the Aces, our goal has been to win on and off the court. Tom Brady is a win not only for the Aces, and the WNBA, but for women’s professional sports as a whole." Instagram / @tombrady The team says TB12 first got hooked on the Aces when he had a courtside seat as LV beat the Connecticut Sun during a home game on May 31, 2022. Getty Brady -- who also owns a Major League Pickleball team -- released a statement on the business venture ... saying, "I am very excited to be part of the Las Vegas Aces organization." "My love for women’s sports began at a young age when I would tag along to all my older sisters' games -- They were by far the best … [Read more...] about Tom Brady Becomes Part Owner Of WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces
Bill Bradley Reminisces About Willis Reed, Great Teammate, Better Person!
TMZSports.com U.S. Senator and former NBA star Bill Bradley is remembering his beloved teammate, Willis Reed , following the Knicks legend's tragic passing this week ... saying he'll always remember "The Captain" as "a man with great dignity and strength." Bradley -- who served as a United States Senator of New Jersey (1979 to 1997) after retiring from the NBA -- joined Babcock on the "TMZ Sports" TV show (airs weeknights on FS1 ) where he talked about his teammate who remained his friend long after their playing days were over. Of course, Reed and Bradley won two titles together ('70 & '73) during their stellar careers in The Big Apple ... but Bill believes a big reason why the Knicks took home their first title in 1970 was because Reed shocked everyone and suited up for Game 7, despite being injured. Before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, it was unknown if Willis Reed would play due to a right thigh injury. He then came out of the tunnel to help … [Read more...] about Bill Bradley Reminisces About Willis Reed, Great Teammate, Better Person!