Ed Koch, the three-term mayor whose irascible exuberance and “How’m I doin’?” tagline made him synonymous with New York chutzpah, died
early Friday morning. He was 88.
Koch was in and out of the hospital in recent weeks, battling a fluid buildup around his lungs that caused shortness of breath and made
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Sources told ESPN.com that the Grizzlies will acquire forward Ed Davis and veteran guard Jose Calderon from the Raptors and then move Calderon on to a third team to ultimately make this a three-team deal…
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Warner Bros. has officially announced a big-screen adaptation of HBO’s “Entourage.”
The series, which ran from 2004-2011, followed the adventures of Vince (Adrian Grenier) as he tried to make Hollywood fame while dealing with his friend’s lives and his over-the-top agent Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven)…
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A day after declaring himself the greatest receiver ever, Randy Moss did not back down from his statements — even if they did seem to upset the all-time leader in most statistical categories at the position.
“What I said is what I felt, and I don’t want to get into a shouting match with Jerry Rice or anybody,” Moss said as the San Francisco 49ers, preparing for Sunday’s Super Bowl, met the media on Wednesday. “It’s my personal opinion. [Rice] has the numbers but I don’t believe in numbers…”
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Actress Ashley Judd and her husband, race car driver Dario Franchitti, are divorcing, Us Weekly is reporting.
“We have mutually decided to end our marriage. We’ll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed,” the couple said in a statement…
via Ashley Judd splits from Dario Franchitti – latimes.com.
Roc Nation announced a blockbuster acquisition on Life + Times that Timbaland has joined its roster.
Real name Tim Mosley, Timbaland joins Jay-Z’s illustrious record label/management group that includes acts such as J. Cole, Rihanna, Meek Mill, Wale, Jahlil Beats, Rita Ora, M.I.A., Jay Electronica, Willow Smith and many more. It is unknown if Timbaland has joined the roster as an artist or through a management deal…
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So, we know that Frank Ocean got a hand injury during his scuffle with Chris Brown and crew thanks to a tweet (“cut my finger now I can’t play w/two hands at the Grammys”) but apparently Brown got roughed up in the incident also? The singer was spotted in LA this week wearing a hand cast.
Brown was wearing the cast on his right hand just a few days after the Sunday night fight in a Los Angeles recording studio. Frank Ocean is seeking to have Brown charged in the incident, and Rihanna’s ex is apparently ready to tell his side of the story to cops. Earlier this week TMZ reported that Brown’s camp was hoping to defend him with video footage of the fight which shows that he wasn’t participating…
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