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Comic book experts encourage more diverse, real-world tales at Long Beach panel

By Kat Schuster, contributing writer If you looked at some of the most well-known superheroes in pop culture, you’d see a few common, stereotypical ingredients: they’re mostly white, male and straight. This is a theme that is rapidly becoming undesirable in the comic book industry, according to Ivan Cohen, director of programming for Long Beach Comic Con and a former editor of both Marvel and DC comics. While such developments as the big-screen “Black Panther” phenomenon prove progress is possib...
Tags: Business, News, Dc Comics, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Batman, Local News, Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Animation, Cohen, Golden Globe, San Fernando Valley, Columbia Pictures, Ventura Boulevard


Grading Kuzma, Simmons, Doncic and every player in the Rising Stars

Kyle Kuzma dropped 35. Jayson Tatum added 30. Defense was a DNP. We're handing out grades for every player in the Rising Stars Challenge.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Kyle Kuzma, Jayson Tatum, Kuzma Simmons Doncic


Sideline chatter: It’s all part of the Red Sox’s plan to get fans to go outside

A satirical look back at some of the quirkiest, most eyebrow-raising things that happened in the sports world this week.
Tags: News, Sports, Seahawks, Red Sox


Comic book experts encourage creators to build audience with more diverse, real-world tales at Long Beach event

By Kat Schuster, contributing writer If you looked at some of the most well-known superheroes in pop culture, you’d see a few common, stereotypical ingredients: they’re mostly white, male and straight. This is a theme that is rapidly becoming undesirable in the comic book industry, according to Ivan Cohen, director of programming for Long Beach Comic Con and a former editor of both Marvel and DC comics. While such developments as the big-screen “Black Panther” phenomenon prove progress is possib...
Tags: Business, News, Dc Comics, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Batman, Local News, Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Animation, Cohen, Golden Globe, San Fernando Valley, Columbia Pictures, Ventura Boulevard, Superman Batman


Adam Scott, Justin Thomas share lead at rain-delayed Genesis Open

Justin Thomas and a marshal signal fore right on his drive on the 12th tee as rain-delayed first-round play continued in the Genesis Open golf tournament on Friday at Riviera Country Club. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Adam Scott, of Australia, hits his second shot on the 17th hole as first round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Sound The gallery will re...
Tags: Australia, Sports, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Northern Ireland, Venezuela, Jordan Spieth, Riviera, Adam Scott, Woods, Thomas


Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement

Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparked a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL over his collusion grievance against the league, his attorneys said Friday. Kaepernick and former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid both filed a lawsuit against the NFL saying owners and officials colluded to keep them off NFL rosters for their decision to make a kneeling protest during the US anthem. Reid signed a one-year deal as an injury replacement last season with the Ca...
Tags: News, US, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco, Carolina Panthers, Kaepernick, Reid, Eric Reid


Wampler scores 29, Wright St. ties Norse for 1st in Horizon

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Bill Wampler scored a career-high 29 points and Wright State rallied to beat Northern Kentucky 81-77 on Friday night and join the Norse in a first-place tie in the Horizon League. Wampler was 10-of-14 shooting and made four 3-pointers for the Raiders (16-11, 10-4). Loudon Love added 20 points on 8-of-12 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Raiders, Ap, Horizon, Wright, Northern Kentucky, Dayton Ohio, Wampler, Loudon Love, Bill Wampler


No. 10 Stanford bounces back with 65-51 win at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alanna Smith scored 22 points, and No. 10 Stanford rebounded from its worst loss under coach Tara VanDerveer with a 65-51 victory over UCLA on Friday night. The Cardinal came into the game with three losses in their last five games — including a 40-point defeat to No. 3 Oregon last […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Ucla, Alanna Smith, Tara VanDerveer


Snow is melting, but it still left its mark on state swimming championships

At some school districts, the snowy weather wiped out a week of practice, which swimmers would have used to in preparation of the state meet.
Tags: News, Sports, High School Sports


Every highlight moment from the Rising Stars and celebrity games at All-Star Weekend

MVP Kyle Kuzma and Team USA got revenge in the Rising Stars, while Ray Allen showed he still has it at the celebrity game. We're recapping all the best moments from All-Star Friday night.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Team USA, Kyle Kuzma, Ray Allen


Defending champion Thiem advances to Argentina Open semis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open semifinals Friday, beating Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Thiem will face fourth-seeded home favorite Diego Schwartzman on Saturday. Schwartzman beat Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolas 6-1, 7-5. In the other quarterfinals, third-seeded Marco Cecchinato of Italy beat Spain’s […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Austria, Italy, Uruguay, Pablo Cuevas, Buenos Aires Argentina, Dominic Thiem, Thiem, Albert Ramos Vinolas, Diego Schwartzman, Marco Cecchinato, Schwartzman


Scott scores 21 to lift Rider past Monmouth 81-72

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Frederick Scott had 21 points as Rider beat Monmouth 81-72 on Friday night. Tyere Marshall had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Rider (13-13, 8-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Stevie Jordan added 15 points and six assists. Dimencio Vaughn had 11 points for the hosts. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Scott, N J AP, Lawrenceville, Monmouth, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Stevie Jordan, Frederick Scott, Dimencio Vaughn, Tyere Marshall


What a thrill for Austin Hill at Daytona

Austin Hill discusses what it feels like to earn his first career win in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in what was his first in the No. Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota.
Tags: News, Nascar, Motor Racing, Daytona, Austin Hill


Ionescu helps No. 3 Oregon beat No. 9 Oregon St 77-68

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 29 points and nine assists, and No. 3 Oregon beat No. 9 Oregon State 77-68 Friday night for its 17th straight win. Ruthy Hebard added 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks (24-1, 13-0 Pac-12), who have the longest active winning streak in the nation. Oregon improved […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, PAC, Oregon State, Ducks, EUGENE Ore AP, Ionescu, Sabrina Ionescu, Ruthy Hebard


Where to find Porto vs. Setubal on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Porto vs. V. Setubal, you’ve come to the right place. Before this weekend’s Portuguese matches kicked off, Porto lead the Primeira Liga table by just... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: US, Sport, Soccer, Porto, Primeira Liga, Setubal, Leagues: Primeira Liga


Curry celebrates Davidson win in student section

Stephen Curry, in town for the NBA's All-Star Weekend in nearby Charlotte, jumped into the student section to join the celebration following Davidson's comeback victory Friday over Saint Joseph's.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Charlotte, Stephen Curry, Joseph, Davidson


Hitchon scores career-high 21 to lead Canisius to win

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Hitchon scored a career-high 21 points with five 3-pointers and Canisius held on to beat Fairfield 72-68 on Friday night and take over first place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. With Monmouth’s loss to Rider on Friday, the Golden Griffins (12-13, 9-4) grabbed a half-game lead over the Hawks […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Fairfield, Buffalo, Hawks, Canisius, Golden Griffins, Scott Hitchon, Hitchon, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference With Monmouth


Where to find Brighton vs. Derby FA Cup on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brighton vs. Derby in the US, we have all of the details for you about the FA Cup match. The match will be shown live... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Austin Hill earns Truck Series victory in Daytona opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Hill blocked his way to his first career Truck Series victory in a crash-marred season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. With only nine of the 32 trucks still running in the second overtime, Hill had to block Grant Enfinger for most of the final lap. He needed a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Hill, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona, DAYTONA BEACH Fla, Grant Enfinger, Austin Hill


No. 18 Arizona State women roll past Colorado 66-49

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kianna Ibis scored 18 points with nine rebounds and No. 19 Arizona State defeated Colorado 66-49 on Friday night for the Sun Devils’ fourth straight win. Ibis, though shooting only 5 of 14 Friday, has scored in double figures in all but two games this season. Courtney Ekmark added 14 points […]
Tags: News, Colorado, Sports, Ap, Arizona State, Tempe Ariz, Sun Devils, Courtney Ekmark, Kianna Ibis


Niederreiter scores twice as Hurricanes beat Oilers 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, Curtis McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Friday night. Lucas Wallmark also scored and Sebastian Aho had two assists for the Hurricanes, who have won 15 of 21 since Dec. 31 for the best […]
Tags: News, Sports, Raleigh, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Carolina Hurricanes, N C AP, Nino Niederreiter, Curtis McElhinney, Lucas Wallmark, Sebastian Aho


spectrometrie: experimental hermit crabs

spectrometrie: experimental hermit crabs
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Rangers' DeAngelo lands one-punch knockout on Sabres' Okposo

You don't often see one-punch knockouts in the NHL, but when you do, my goodness are they devastating. Tony DeAngelo of the New York Rangers delivered the rare bomb on Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo during Friday's game. DeAngelo took exception to an awkward hit by Okposo on Mats Zuccarello.
Tags: News, NHL, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres, Kyle Okposo, Okposo, DeAngelo, Tony DeAngelo, Sabres Okposo


Тур Колумбии-2019: этап 4

Medellin - Colombia - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Bob Jungels (LUX - Deceuninck - Quick Step) pictured during the Tour of Colombia 2019 stage-4 from Medellin to Medellin - 144 KM - photo Dario Belingheri//RB/Cor Vos © 2019 Результаты этапа: LUX 1 JUNGELS, Bob (DECEUNINCK - QUICK-STEP) 3:04:38 EST 2 RÄIM, Mihkel (ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY) + 2 FRA 3 ALAPHILIPPE, Julian (DECEUNINCK - QUICK-STEP) ECU 4 VILLARREAL, Cristi...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Medellin, Julian, Medellin Colombia, FRA, Bob Jungels, Astana Pro Team, Florez, JUNGELS Bob, Dariya для Astana Cycling Team, Dario Belingheri, RÄIM Mihkel ISRAEL CYCLING ACADEMY, VILLARREAL Cristian ECUADOR JPN, NAKANE Hideto NIPPO, OCHOA CAMARGO Diego Antonio MANZANA POSTOBON


Gudmundsson leads Davidson over Saint Joseph’s 80-72

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 21 points as Davidson stretched its home winning streak to seven games, beating Saint Joseph’s 80-72 on Friday night. Luke Frampton had 18 points and six rebounds for Davidson (19-6, 10-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). KiShawn Pritchett added 18 points. Luka Brajkovic had 12 rebounds for the home […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlantic, Joseph, Davidson, Gudmundsson, Jon Axel Gudmundsson, DAVIDSON N C AP, Luka Brajkovic, Luke Frampton, KiShawn Pritchett


State wrestling: Debut of 32-person brackets at Mat Classic gets mixed review

Snow caused the cancellation of the regional wrestling tournaments, giving the WIAA a chance to see what a larger Mat Classic would look like.
Tags: News, Sports, High School Sports, WIAA


Georgiev stops 31 in Rangers’ 6-2 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots, including 13 in the final period, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Vladislav Namestnikov scored twice in the final four minutes, while also adding an assist. Jesper Fast and Boo Nieves staked the Rangers […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rangers, Buffalo, New York Rangers, Vladislav Namestnikov, Buffalo Sabres, Sabres, Boo Nieves, Georgiev, Alexandar Georgiev


Goalie Announcements (Feb 15)

It's been a solid week for goalies, as the shutouts have been a bit more prevalent in the last few days.  Two on Tuesday, both collected in the pool, one non-pool shutout on Wednesday and then three more on Thursday, two of which made the pool standings.  With four games tonight, there's a feeling that there's another one out there somewhere, but there are a few non-pool goalies ready to snipe [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Hockey, Bruins, Oilers, Clayton Corley, Starting Goalies


Aiken scores 33 to carry Harvard over Princeton 78-69

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Bryce Aiken had 33 points as Harvard beat Princeton 78-69 on Friday night. Aiken shot 9 for 11 from the foul line. Noah Kirkwood had 16 points for Harvard (12-8, 5-2 Ivy League). Justin Bassey added 10 points and seven rebounds. Chris Lewis had three blocks for the road team. Harvard […]
Tags: News, Sports, Harvard, Princeton, Chris Lewis, Aiken, PRINCETON N J AP, Bryce Aiken, Justin Bassey, Noah Kirkwood


Judge poised to unlock LAPD, LA sheriff’s police misconduct records sealed for more than 40 years

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge is poised to strike down challenges to a new state transparency law that requires police agencies to disclose misconduct records. Judge Mitchell Beckloff on Friday tentatively rejected separate requests by two police unions to extend temporary court orders now preventing two agencies from complying with the new law. The ruling — expected to be finalized by Tuesday — applies only to the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s De...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, California Supreme Court, Orange County, Orange, Berkeley, Lapd, Los Angeles Police Department, Skinner, Los Angeles Police Protective League



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