The satirical punk website The Hard Times is ready to make some noise as a podcast

Friends Matt Saincome and Bill Conway once ran a story on their satirical punk website The Hard Times that had the headline “Pretentious Friend Only Listens to Podcasts On Vinyl.” They should hope nobody is that pretentious or they may have to blow wads of cash on pressing and distributing vinyl records since they have a fledgling podcast network of their own now. And with a guest list that so far has included punk legends from bands including Minor Threat and Cro-Mags, this podcast is no joke. ...
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This Reseda teacher just won’t let students fail

Brenda Young pretty much rocks. That was the gist of it on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District teacher they call “Ms. Y” was chosen as a national LifeChanger of the Year winner during a surprise assembly at John R. Wooden High School in Reseda. But in a way, it was no surprise that this particular award was given to this particular teacher. She’s known for motivating and inspiring her students, with a goal of reaching their full potential. “You will not fail on my time,” is her m...
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Lightning strikes, hail and rain falls, and floodwaters flow throughout patches of Southern California

Unstable rain clouds scattered throughout the Southland on Wednesday pelted residents, bringing thunder and lightning, flooding a major freeway, and in some places, dropping rarely seen hail. The inconsistent rain poured intensely in some metro areas, while creating only a light mist in others. A driver plows through a flooded portion of Del Amo Blvd during a heavy thunder and hail storm in Long Beach on Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019.. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) A woman pushes a...
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Jose Mourinho & fouling Leo Messi: Chelsea’s 2006 scouting notes vs Barcelona leaked

2006: Chelsea vs Barcelona Chelsea’s scouting notes from their Champions League match against Barcelona in 2006 have been leaked online in the past few days. That season Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-2 on aggregate. After a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou, Barcelona won 2-1 at Chelsea. Author of the Chelsea notes Jose Mourinho was in charge of Chelsea at the time. However the Special One didn’t write these scouting notes. Instead, as confirmed in the Times, that job was left to André Villas-Boas, who com...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Jose Mourinho, Luis Suarez, Messi, Times, Man United, Ronaldinho, FC Porto, Mourinho, Fc Barcelona, Leo Messi, André Villas Boas, Carles Puyol

Tottenham vs Everton: Why the FA issued Mauricio Pochettino with a harsher punishment

Everton’s Marco Silva fined after Newcastle Everton manager Marco Silva has been fined by the FA. As confirmed on Tuesday, “Marco Silva has been fined £12,000 following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing”. [1/2] Marco Silva has been fined £12,000 following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today [19/03/2019]. — FA Spokesperson (@FAspokesperson) March 19, 2019 The Portuguese boss has been punished for his outburst after Everton’s recent 3-2 def...
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Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold withdraws from England squad due to injury

England face first set of Euro 2020 qualifiers After exceeding all expectations at the 2018 World Cup, England will now have their sites on Euro 2020. Gareth Southgate’s side have been in excellent form recently and are through to the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League. They will take on the Netherlands on June 6th. Before that though, England must take on Czech Republic and Montenegro in their first two Euro 2020 qualifiers. As well as the aforementioned sides, England have been drawn with ...
Tags: England, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Liverpool, Netherlands, Brazil, Bulgaria, Gareth Southgate, Uefa, Kyle Walker, Man United, Kosovo, Panama, Montenegro, Kieran Trippier

Jurgen Klopp explains why Sadio Mane is outperforming Mo Salah

Salah struggles for goals Mohamed Salah had an outstanding debut season at Anfield, scoring 44 and assisting 16 in 52 games across all competitions. After a slightly slow start to this season, Salah looked to be once again in top form as Liverpool challenge for the Premier League. Salah has scored 17 and assisted eight in the league this campaign. However, with Liverpool facing a tough end to the season as they look to overtake Man City at the top of the table, Salah has not been in great form....
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Brazil, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Man United, Liverpool Fc, Panama, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, London England, Mo, Michael Regan Getty, Craven Cottage

Is Joe Biden running for president? Political Cartoons

Check out our regular cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures. Check out our regular cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures. Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Check out our regular cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world...
Tags: Opinion, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Political-cartoons

POP! PEZ – NFL Series

If you've ever wanted to eat candy straight out of a player from your favorite professional football team's neck...Funko has you covered. They have announced the  POP! PEZ - NFL Series . It features generic football players from the following teams in sports beanies, football helmets, and baseball caps: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Oakland Rai...
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Mother charged with murder in death of 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones

The mother of Trinity Love Jones was charged Wednesday with murder, more than two weeks after the 9-year-old girl’s body was found in a duffel bag along an equestrian trail in Hacienda Heights. Taquesta Graham, 28, was scheduled to be arraigned later in the day in Pomona Superior Court. Graham, who used to live in Long Beach, faces a maximum sentence of 26 years to life in prison if convicted as charged, according to Greg Risling, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office...
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Did you know MLB Opening Day was today in Tokyo? Ichiro, Mariners top A’s

TOKYO — Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting. A crowd that came to salute Ichiro Suzuki in his homeland saw Domingo Santana deliver the biggest hit at the Tokyo Dome, a grand slam that sent Seattle over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener. Batting ninth and knowing he’d get two plate appearances, Ichiro popped up and worked a walk. The 45-year-old star took his spot in right field to begin the bottom of ...
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How Rick Singer started the college admissions cheating scandal? It began with a reality TV audition

Rick Singer looks straight into the camera, auditioning for his own reality show about the cutthroat world of college admissions. Wearing a light blue sweater vest, he pitches himself as a “life-coach” for families desperate to get their kids into Stanford, Yale and USC. He has the look of a tennis pro and a voice that could pass for New York “fixer” Michael Cohen. “This is a game,’’ he says on the production company video submitted to a network in 2010 and unearthed last week by TMZ . “Just rea...
Tags: Politics, New York, Hollywood, News, California, Stanford, Boston, Africa, Sports, California News, Sacramento, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Higher Education, Phil Mickelson

USC pro day draws lower-profile class of prospects aiming to impress

Southern California running back Aca’Cedric Ware sprints during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a sprint drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Sound The gallery w...
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Arsenal on alert as Steven Nzonzi eyes Roma exit

As per a pair of reports from Calciomercato and the Gazzetta Dello Sport, AS Roma midfielder Steven Nzonzi is eyeing a summer departure from the Serie A giants. Roma stint Nzonzi, a 30-year-old deep-lying midfielder equally adept either with the ball at his feet or breaking up the attacks of opposing sides, made the move to Roma from La Liga outfit Sevilla last summer. The Giallorossi splashed out an initial fee of 26 million Euro to secure the former Blackburn and Stoke standout’s signature, ...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Marseille, Italy, Tottenham, Arsenal, Champions League, Sevilla, Steven Nzonzi, Roma, Gabon, Porto, Fiorentina, Blackburn

Christian Eriksen impressed with Tottenham target Robert Skov

Soon to be international and club teammates? Tottenham star Christian Eriksen has admitted that he is impressed with compatriot and reported Spurs target Robert Skov. While Eriksen has been the main Dane in the Premier League for some time, he could soon have some competition. That is because Danish midfielder has recently been linked with a move to Tottenham. Skov has impressed immensely with FC Copenhagen during the current campaign, making a name as an expert free-kick taker. His stats in th...
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Raiders sign LB Vontaze Burfict after release by Bengals

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The move Tuesday puts Burfict on a new team one day after he was released by the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent his first seven seasons. During his time with Cincinnati, Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the NFL for violent hits and for […]
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Lawsuit aims to boot LA City Council candidate off June ballot for San Fernando Valley seat

Los Angeles City Council candidate Serena Oberstein was the target Tuesday of a lawsuit filed accusing her of being ineligible to run for the seat, which represents the northwest San Fernando Valley. A fellow candidate, West Hills resident Frank Ferry, said he filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court because he believes the city charter prevents Oberstein from being able to run for the June 4 election. Frank Ferry, candidate for Los Angeles City Council in the 12th District. cour...
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Canoga Park marijuana honey oil lab explosion seriously burns 2, collapses roof, police say

CANOGA PARK — Two men were badly burned Wednesday in an explosion in one unit of a Canoga Park commercial building that authorities said apparently was being used as a drug lab. Firefighters were sent to 7851 Alabama Ave. about 11 a.m., along with a hazardous materials team and building inspectors. The blast, which was reported in one unit of the building, also damaged two other units and resulted in a partial roof collapse, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Los Angeles firefighters ...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers become first NFL team with two female coaches

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made good on his word to hire full-time women coaches.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Denis Suarez responds to Arsenal future speculation

Suarez struggles at Arsenal Denis Suarez joined Arsenal in January of 2019 on a six-month loan from Spanish giants, FC Barcelona. Suarez had struggled for game time since returning to the Catalonian side and will have been hoping for more minutes in North London under his former boss, Unai Emery. With Suarez Arsenal’s only accusation during the winter window, you would have expected him to feature pretty regularly. However, Suarez has made just four Premier League appearances since joining Arse...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle, Emirates Stadium, Europa League, Barca, Gabon, Arsenal Fc, Suarez, north London, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang

Dead whale washes up at San Onofre, lifeguards tow it out to sea

A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Missy Sanders) A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Missy Sanders) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Sally Edwards) A dead whale washed up at San Onofre State Beach on Wednesday, March 20. State lifeguards towed it ou...
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Granada Hills baseball honors coach’s grandfather by reenacting 50-year old photo

In the movie Moneyball, Billy Beane, the general manager for the Oakland A’s at the time, played by Brad Pitt, famously said, “It’s hard not to be romantic about baseball.” He wasn’t lying. Granada Hills Charter baseball coach Matt Matuszak, who is often seen meticulously touching up the baseball diamond on campus, sits an old black and white photograph of his grandfather, Frank Matuszak, in his office. The photo shows Frank, who was the head baseball (and football) coach at Pasadena High in the...
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Chelsea forward Willian provides an update on his future

Willian’s time at Chelsea Willian joined Chelsea in 2013 from Russia outfit Anzhi for a fee in the region of £31m. Since making the move to England, Willian has gone on to make 282 appearances for Chelsea across all competitions. In those 281 games, Willian has scored 52 and assisted 51. The Brazilian has also helped Chelsea win the Premier League twice, the League Cup and the FA Cup. BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 20: Eden Hazard of Chelsea runs with the ball during the Premier League match betw...
Tags: Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Brighton, Olivier Giroud, Stamford Bridge, Andreas Christensen, Willian, Hove Albion, Amex Stadium, CHELSEA Willian, Anzhi, Brighton England, Willian Borges Da Silva

Man United blow: Paul Pogba talks up possible Real Madrid move

Pogba to light up the Bernabeu? In what could end up being a blow for Manchester United, Paul Pogba has talked up a potential move to Real Madrid under Zinedine Zidane. Since Jose Mourinho was sacked as Manchester United boss, Pogba has been simply unplayable. The Frenchman has now scored 14 goals and assisted 11 in all competitions this season, which is impressive for a player who couldn’t get going for the first half of the season under the previous boss. Though, before that upturn in form, P...
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Everyone loves Sadio Mane’s response to Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United

Liverpool supporters have been loving Sadio Mane’s response to calls for Kalidou Koulibaly to join Manchester United. The 26-year-old reacted to a sign and a large number of fans asking Koulibaly to move to Old Trafford. The moment took place ahead of Senegal’s ACON qualifier against Madagascar which is set for Friday. Mane reacts to Senegal fans calling for Koulibaly to join Manchester United Le moment LOL du jour : Sadio Mané qui va charrier les supporters de Manchester United présents avec...
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Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham reveals where he will play next season

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has revealed his plans for next season. The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Aston Villa and is enjoying a solid season in the Championship. Abraham’s loan spell at Villa is the third of his career having also had successful periods at Bristol City and Swansea City. Abraham: “That’s the aim…” BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 12: Tammy Abraham reacts during a training session ahead of their international match against Italy at St Georges Park on November 1...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Italy, Swansea City, Jose Mourinho, Bristol City, Harry Kane, Stamford Bridge, Villa, Leo Messi, Burton

Southern California mountain lions face possible extinction, study finds

Hemmed in by freeways isolating them from larger populations nearby, the mountain lions of the Santa Ana and Santa Monica mountains face a moderate to near-certain chance for extinction in the coming decades unless new cats find a way into the ranges, according to a study published today in the journal Ecological Applications. Only once before have researchers recorded a mountain lion population with so little genetic diversity as these two Southern California “habitat islands.” Small population...
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Andreas Christensen drops hint over Chelsea future

Where will Christensen be next season? Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has dropped a hint in regards to his future at Stamford Bridge after exit rumours over past transfer windows. The Danish defender has not been a key player for Chelsea in recent seasons. Despite some pretty impressive performances, Antonio Rüdiger and David Luiz have often been preferred. Due to frustrations with time on the pitch, Christensen was linked with a move away. His agent and father, Sten, admitted that should...
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Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office confirmed Tuesday it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with soliciting prostitution the standard diversion […]
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Disney is set to swallow Fox, to become biggest studio in town, with loads of content

Scheduled to close just after midnight EDT Wednesday, The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s filmed entertainment assets makes the Burbank-based Mouse House, for years the most successful movie maker in Hollywood, by far the biggest of the five remaining major studios. “This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us — one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” Robert Iger, Disney’s chairman and CEO, said in a statement Tuesda...
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