Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

GLENDALE, Ariz. — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn’t play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem before the Raiders’ 20-10 preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday. The ex-Seattle running back, who came out of retirement to sign with his hometown Raiders, sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. … Continue reading

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars Donating $1 Million To Flint Water Crisis Victims

Bruno Mars has always received a lot of love and support from his loyal fans, and now, the singer had decided that it’s time he gave back to those less fortunate. According to new reports, the 31-year-old star is donating no less than $1 million from his Michigan concert. The money is set to reach those who were affected by the Flint water crisis. The singer announced his intentions to donate on Saturday, during his … Continue reading

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Illinois Honors Barack Obama With His Own Holiday

Former President Barack Obama has been honored with his very own holiday in the state of Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday a measure to designate August 4th as “Barack Obama Day.” The holiday will be celebrated on President Obama’s birthday, beginning in 2018. Gov. Rauner praised the commemorative holiday but stopped short of making it a legal holiday. “It’s incredibly proud for Illinois that the president came from Illinois. I think … Continue reading

Los Angeles to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

It was announced on Monday, July 31, that Los Angeles will be hosting the 2028 Olympic Summer Games. The West Coast city had been in a bidding war with Paris over who would host the 2028 games, and it was decided that France will host in 2024. This will be the third time that Los Angeles has hosted the Olympic Games, with the first being held in 1932 and then again in 1984. SOURCE: VLADTV

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

Per reports, less than 24 hours after becoming the 2017 NBA Finals champions, the Warriors have decided to decline the White House visit. With President Trump in office, there have been many conversations about if athletes should take political stands by choosing to refuse traditional championship White House visits. Many of the Patriot players skipped out on their visit with Trump after winning the Super Bowl. While no one from the Warriors organization or the … Continue reading

Kevin Durant Named 2017 Finals MVP

Not only did he win his first NBA Finals, but Kevin Durant was named the MVP on Monday (June 12) night. The Warriors baller averaged 35.2 points per game, and was an integral part of Golden State walking away with the championship this year.   NBA – Your 2017 #NBAFinals MVP, Kevin Durant! Congrats, @KDTrey5 pic.twitter.com/lYyBLxBQIQ — ☇ASAP Sports News☇ (@ASAP_SportsNews) June 13, 2017   SOURCE: VLADTV

Alicia Keys Attend Women’s March

Alicia Keys Attend Women’s March

Protests against Donald Trump’s presidency have become a global movement. Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, London, Toronto, and Paris, are just some of the cities hosting marches Saturday (Jan. 21). Though the final numbers have yet to be tallied, it’s already clear that the Women’s March trumped the inauguration figures. Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, America Ferrera, and Uzo Aduba, were among those at the Washington D.C. march. “We are mothers, we are … Continue reading

Actor & Comedian Ricky Harris Dead at 54

Actor & Comedian Ricky Harris Dead at 54

Actor and comedian Ricky Harris, who played the character “Gangsta” in John Singleton‘s “Poetic Justice” passed away at the age of 54. While the aforementioned film brought Ricky to the big screen, he also had roles in “Bones,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “Heat,” “Q,” and “Hard Rain.” Snoop Dogg fans will also remember Harris as the iconic voice-character “DJ Eaz-E-Dicc” on the California rapper’s albums. SOURCE: VLADTV

Tupac Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Tupac Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Tupac Shakur will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, along with Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, and Yes. The induction ceremony will be held on April 7th, 2017, at Brooklyn‘s Barclays Center. Tupac Shakur will be the sixth hip-hop act to join the ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Run D.M.C., the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, and … Continue reading

[Sports] Alex Rodriguez Retires

[Sports] Alex Rodriguez Retires

Alex Rodriguez announced that he will be retiring from the diamond this week, during a pre-game press conference on Sunday morning [August 7]. The 22-year-veteran will play his final game on Friday versus the Tampa Bay Rays, departing early to make way for the Yankees to begin breaking in some of the young talent they’ve recently acquired. Although it is likely to be the last time he suits up in New York pinstripes, the three-time … Continue reading