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Disney Scraps Fox’s ‘Mouse Guard’ Two Weeks Before Production Begins

Disney has laid the trap for the first major film casualty of its acquisition of Fox. Two weeks before it was set to go into production, Mouse Guard, the feature film adaptation based on David Petersen’s beloved comic series, has been scrapped. Directed by The Maze Runner‘s Wes Ball, Mouse Guard was set to star Idris Elba, Andy Serkis, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Sonoya Mizuno, in a motion-capture animated film that would bring to life Petersen’s vivid Eisner Award-winning illustrations. Howeve...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Andy Serkis, James Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Petersen, David Petersen, Hollywood Reporter, Eisner, Sonoya Mizuno, Disney Fox, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


Adventure Series Premiere and Returning Favorites for Q2 Programming on OSG Networks

“The Brigade: The Race to Hudson” Premiering April 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT is a  New Adventure Competition with $500,000 at Stake DENVER (Ammoland.Com) – Welcome to competition season with a cast of characters unlike any that have graced a television screen before on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. Viewers will be keeping their eyes on the prize, as the highly-anticipated debut of adventure competition series, The Brigade: The Race to Hudson presented by Bass Pro Shop...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Africa, United States, Louisiana, North America, Group, Costa Rica, Bass Pro Shops, Hudson, Indian Ocean, Petersen, Eichler, Rick, Michael Anderson, Cabela


UCLA football mailbag: Mid-spring check point

UCLA’s two-week break from spring practice is nearly over. The Bruins return to the field on Tuesday for three weeks of practice before the April 20 spring game. Before we get back into the swing of practice, let’s answer some of your questions in a special spring practice edition of the Q&A. Thoughts on next season's potential breakout players? — Paul Mohme (@pmohme) March 26, 2019 Jaylen Erwin, the junior college wide receiver, has really caught my eye. He’s been the most impressive ne...
Tags: Washington, Stanford, Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Seattle, Usc, Sean Parker, Ucla, Cincinnati, Wilson, Huskies, Chip Kelly, Petersen


The MoviePass exec running day-to-day operations has resigned along with 3 other managers

MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum has resigned, several sources with knowledge of the decision told Business Insider. Itum's exit follows growing frustration about the direction the company is headed, the sources said. Itum had been running the day-to-day operations at MoviePass since late last year. At least three other management-level staff also resigned in the last few weeks.   MoviePass executive vice president Khalid Itum has resigned, and his final day at the company will ...
Tags: Beyonce, La, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Moviepass, Helios, Petersen, Matheson, Matheson Analytics, Mitch Lowe, Bernadette McCabe, ITUM, Sinemia, Jake Petersen, Pinar Toprak


Gabriel Petersen joins EVENT Hotels

In line with its growth strategy, EVENT Hotels has hired former Blackstone MD to join its senior ranks. Gabriel Petersen will join EVENT Hotels as Managing Director and Member of the Executive Board. Mr Petersen has spent the last 25 years in the hospitality and hotel real estate industry - overseeing Blackstone Real Estate hotel portfolio in Europe during the last decade. Mr Petersen studied Economics and has an MSc in Real Estate.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Blackstone, Petersen, Executive Board, Blackstone Real Estate, Gabriel Petersen


Logistics startup Flexport just raised a Softbank-led round at a whopping $3.2 billion valuation

Flexport, a 5.5-year-old, San Francisco-based full-service air and ocean freight forwarder, says it has raised $1 billion in fresh funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. Earlier backers of the company, including Founders Fund, DST Global, Cherubic Ventures, Susa Ventures and SF Express, all participated in the round, which reportedly pegs the company’s post-money valuation at $3.2 billion. According to Forbes, which broke the news earlier, Flexport generated revenue of $471 last year, up fr...
Tags: Softbank, San Francisco, Tech, Forbes, Flexport, Petersen, Ryan Petersen, Axios, SF Express, SoftBank Vision Fund Earlier, DST Global Cherubic Ventures Susa Ventures, Crunchbase Flexport, DHL FedEx


Stock report (special edition): Wrapping up, and breaking down, the Pac-12 football recruiting cycle

An assessment of Pac-12 news on the field and off … After the Pac-12 football recruiting classes have been completed, here’s the Hotline’s report on who is rising and falling. The root cause of the Pac-12’s decline is in Los Angeles. Rising: The North. The division dominated the regular season and continued its momentum through the early signing window and into February. The Pac-12 placed four teams in the Rivals’ final top-25, and three were from the North: No. 7 Oregon, No. 19 Washington and N...
Tags: Utah, Texas, Colorado, California, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Arizona, College sports, Nebraska, Oklahoma


It’s in the numbers: Washington’s Chris Petersen develops lower-star recruits into first- and second-round NFL draft picks

In his head coaching career, Petersen has developed 15 two- or three-star recruits into first- or second-round NFL draft picks. The Pac-12's next highest is Utah's Kyle Whittingham with nine.
Tags: Utah, News, Washington, Sports, NFL, College sports, College Football, Pac-12, Huskies, Husky Football, Petersen, Kyle Whittingham, Chris Petersen


Signal Sciences secures $35 million investment to protect web apps

Signal Sciences, an LA-based firm that helps customer secure their web applications, announced a $35 million Series C investment today. Leading Edge Capital led the round (which seems appropriate, given its name). CRV, Index Ventures, Harrison Metal and OATV also participated. Today’s investment brings the total raised to around $52 million, according to the company. The company helps protect web applications like online banking, shopping carts, email or any application you access online. It act...
Tags: Security, Startups, La, Funding, Tech, Application Security, Web Applications, Petersen, Armour, Andrew Peterson, OATV, Signal Sciences, CRV Index Ventures Harrison Metal


Football recruiting: The Pac-12’s primary talent pool is shrinking faster than those of other Power Five conferences

Whether he’s recruiting in the Pacific Northwest, Texas or any cranny in between, Washington football coach Chris Petersen always asks high school coaches about numbers. Not uniform numbers. Not heights and weights. Not 40 times and reps on the bench. Petersen wants to know about player participation. “How are your umbers?” The responses from coaches in one state — for the Pac-12, the most important state — are not encouraging. High school football participation in California is declining, rapid...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, Colorado, California, Washington, Sports, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, College sports, SEC, Ohio, Espn, Washington State, Smith


World Record Non-Typical Whitetail Featured in “North American Whitetail” Magazine

World Record Non-Typical Whitetail Featured in “North American Whitetail” Magazine DENVER (Ammoland.com)–There is an official entry score for a pending world record hunter-taken non-typical white-tailed deer. The Illinois behemoth buck will be featured on the cover of the Spring 2019 issue of North American Whitetail magazine. The new contender for the title has come to be referred to as the “Brewster Buck” after Luke Brewster, the man who harvested the incredible whitetail while bowhunting on...
Tags: Guns, Records, Tennessee, Illinois, Young, Brewster, Petersen, OSG, Deer Hunting, Hunting News, Shooting Media News, Boone Crockett, Outdoor Sportsman Group, WFN, Stephen Tucker, Archery Trade Association ATA


Ebola outbreak spreads in DR Congo

Congo-Kinshasa (MNN) – The second wave of an Ebola outbreak is growing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The outbreak originally began in August 2018 in North Kivu. There have been at least 680 cases and over 400 deaths since then. Ebola cases continue to increase. There is a concern the disease could reach the city of Goma. “It’s been going pretty quick and pretty fast, and it’s now the second biggest outbreak…that we know of in history at this point,” Mission Aviation Fellowshi...
Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Petersen, World Health Organization WHO, David Petersen, Goma, North Kivu, DR Congo, Congo Kinshasa, NIAID, Mission Aviation Fellowship, MAF, MAF MAF, Dave Petersen Photo


With little learning happening inside strike-humbled LAUSD schools, high achievers feel the pressure not to fall behind

Jaimie Lee and Dalia Elrih, juniors at Los Angeles Unified School District’s John Marshall High School, have the same ambitious class schedule: AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus and honors U.S. History. The two picketed with striking LAUSD teachers outside the school on Monday and joined a UTLA rally downtown. But in the days since, they’ve veered in different directions absent teachers — one hitting the books at school and the other at home — in an attempt to stay ...
Tags: Business, News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, City Hall, San Pedro, Harbor, Petersen, Lee, Carson


FSN analyst Jim Petersen: 'Oppressive' Thibodeau told assistants not to talk to me

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where the full truth doesn't usually come out for a while. Let's get to it: *Jim Petersen, one of the most refreshingly honest analysts working on local TV, had some interesting comments on a recent Raised By Wolves podcast in the aftermath of head coach/president Tom Thibodeau being fired. Petersen, who has been around the team for more than two decades, has seen several different regimes. All of them operated somewhat differently, but according to P...
Tags: Minneapolis, NFL, Chicago, Mlb, Saints, Twins, Eagles, Petersen, Don, Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau, White Sox, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Jim Petersen, Ryan Saunders


FSN analyst Jim Petersen: 'Oppressive' Thibodeau told assistants not to talk to him

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where the full truth doesn't usually come out for a while. Let's get to it: *Jim Petersen, one of the most refreshingly honest analysts working on local TV, had some interesting comments on a recent Raised By Wolves podcast in the aftermath of head coach/president Tom Thibodeau being fired. Petersen, who has been around the team for more than two decades, has seen several different regimes. All of them operated somewhat differently, but according to P...
Tags: Minneapolis, NFL, Chicago, Mlb, Saints, Twins, Eagles, Petersen, Don, Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau, White Sox, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Jim Petersen, Ryan Saunders


The rise of (societal) resilience tech

If you follow millennials on Twitter (and god help you), then you know that Anne Helen Petersen’s piece this past weekend “How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation” struck a deep chord for many. It’s longform and detailed, but Petersen’s primary thesis is that my generation has been dumped into one of the worst moments for economic and social mobility in recent memory (global financial crisis, etc.), which has led us to massively over-optimize our lives to try to extract any value we can. B...
Tags: Startups, New York, Education, Climate Change, Finance, China, Tech, Policy, Morton, Petersen, Danny, Gremlin, Dan Abramov, Arman, Anne Helen Petersen, Even


The justices return, without Ginsburg or any new grants (Updated)

[Editor’s Note: This post was updated to cover the four cases in which the Supreme Court asked the U.S. solicitor general to file briefs.] The justices returned to the bench today for the first arguments of the new year. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had surgery on December 21 to remove two cancerous growths from her lungs, was not on the bench this morning; a court spokeswoman indicated that she would still participate in today’s cases based on the briefs and transcripts. The justices issued...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Virginia, New York City, Court, Georgia, Indiana, United States, Citigroup, Argentina, Ohio, Atkins, Lgbtq, Ruth Bader Ginsburg


UW’s Chris Petersen after Rose Bowl loss: ‘We’re close to being where we want to be, but we’re not there’

Petersen on Huskies' slow start: "Very frustrating when you start the first half like we started. I had no idea why. It's on me."
Tags: News, Sports, Huskies, Husky Football, Petersen, UW, Chris Petersen


Washington’s loss to Ohio State in Rose Bowl another setback for Pac-12

PASADENA — Tuesday brought more postseason disappointment for the Pac-12. With Washington’s 28-23 loss to Ohio State in the 105th Rose Bowl, the conference was left subject to continued scrutiny for how its teams have fared in the recent bowl seasons, particularly on some of the biggest stages. Many of the conference’s woeful performances spanned last season when it went 1-8 in bowl games, the worst-ever mark for a Power 5 Conference. The results have been better this winter, but only gradually....
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sports, Alabama, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ohio, Pasadena, Ohio State, College Football Playoff, Jake Browning, Florida State, Usc, Rose Bowl


Urban Meyer says Ohio State is preparing for Chris Petersen’s trick plays, but will Huskies have any?

Petersen didn't say it directly Monday, but he has often taken umbrage with the notion that his teams have become merely "Trick Play University."
Tags: News, Sports, Meyer, Ohio State, Huskies, Husky Football, Petersen, Chris Petersen


Rose Bowl: Matchups to watch, players to remember when Ohio State and Washington face off

The rides have been experienced, the prime ribs have been eaten and, soon, the floats will have been paraded. All that will be left is for Ohio State and Washington to face off in the 105th edition of the Rose Bowl, at 2 p.m. on New Year’s Day. It’s a matchup many years in the making. Despite the tradition of the Pac-12 and Big Ten champions facing in the Rose Bowl, never before have the Huskies and Buckeyes met in the Granddaddy of Them All. And it’s been 18 years since Washington’s last trip t...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ohio, Espn, Lebron James, Meyer, Pasadena, Seattle, Ohio State, Jake Browning, Usc, Rose Bowl, Osu


Q&A with Washington coach Chris Petersen at Rose Bowl media day

Petersen on Jake Browning: "He's won a bunch of games. His teammates really love him. We love him. And I don't know what there is else to say about him."
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Jake Browning, Huskies, Husky Football, Petersen, Chris Petersen


Ohio State’s Urban Meyer crossing Rose Bowl off coaching bucket list

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, center, with his children, Nate Meyer, left, and Gigi Meyer, after a Rose Bowl media event at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, CA, on Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Players and coaches from Ohio State and University of Washington during a ceremony for Rose Bowl players at Disney California Adventure in Anaheim, CA, on Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) ...
Tags: California, Washington, Disney, Sports, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Chicken, Soccer, College sports, SEC, Meyer, Oklahoma, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Pasadena


Game & Fish Magazine’s “Hit the Road” Issue on Newsstands Now

Game and Fish Magazine “Hit the Road” Issue DENVER – -(AmmoLand.com)- Game & Fish magazine, America’s only national outdoor magazine with a focus on local hunting and fishing, announces its “Hit the Road”issue has hit newsstands today.In this destination and travel issue, readers will find information on the latest gear to set up the perfect basecamp away from home. Follow along as Game & Fishset out on a cast-and-blast adventure near you. Go into airplane mode as we break down crucial tips t...
Tags: Guns, America, Johnson, Petersen, Geiger, Newsstands, OSG, Fish and Game, Shooting Media News, Outdoor Sportsman Group, WFN, John Geiger, Boone Crockett Club, About Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing


Toffoli Scores in Overtime to Lift Kings Past Golden Knights

LAS VEGAS — Tyler Toffoli scored 1:40 into overtime to lift the Los Angeles Kings past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Sunday night. It marked the second straight night the Kings won in overtime after beating San Jose on Saturday. It was also the second consecutive night Vegas fell in overtime after losing at home to Montreal. After Los Angeles goalie Calvin Petersen made a series of spectacular saves to start overtime, Toffoli caught the Golden Knights on a shift change and beat Marc-Andre Fleu...
Tags: Colorado, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Kings, San Jose, Las Vegas, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Vegas, Los Angeles Kings, Petersen, Carter, Tyler Toffoli


Toffoli scores in overtime to lift Kings past Vegas

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Calvin Petersen (40) goes for a save against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz) Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) advances the puck against Los Angeles Kings left wing Adrian Kempe (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Ve...
Tags: Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Chicago, Soccer, Kings, San Jose, Las Vegas, NHL, Sharks, Vegas, Los Angeles Kings, Petersen, Tyler Toffoli, Jonathan Marchessault


OSG Publishing Hires Michael Cassidy as Publisher of Game & Fish Magazine

Michael Cassidy, publisher of Game & Fish Magazine DENVER – Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing (OSG) announced the hiring of Michael Cassidy as the new publisher of Game & Fish magazine. The announcement was made today by Outdoor Sportsman Group Executive Vice President, Group Publisher & Operations, Derek Sevcik.Cassidy will oversee Game & Fish, OSG’s flagship publication that delivers best-in-class hunting and fishing content at the state and regional levels. Previous to joining OSG, Cassidy...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Africa, Michael, Petersen, Cassidy, Michael Cassidy, Sevcik, OSG, Shooting Media News, Outdoor Sportsman Group, WFN, Shooting Sports Jobs, Windermere Florida, Game Fish magazine, About Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing


Union reaches tentative agreement with 6 LA hotels, but 18 are still ready to strike

Workers at six Los Angeles-area hotels have reached a tentative labor agreement with their employers. The agreement covers the J.W. Marriott/Ritz-Carlton L.A. Live, Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live, SLS Beverly Hills, W Hollywood, W Westwood, and the Sheraton Grand Los Angeles. Details of the contract won’t be available until workers — represented by Unite Here Local 11 — are able to vote on the tentative agreement. That’s scheduled to happen Friday. The agreement potentially settles ...
Tags: Business, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Marriott, Southern California, Petersen, Southland, Marriott Ritz Carlton, Beverly Hills W Hollywood W Westwood, Sheraton Grand Los Angeles Details, Kurt Petersen, Westin Bonaventure Hotel Suites Beverly Wilshire


Whicker: Cal Petersen passed his Kings audition, and the main stage awaits

EL SEGUNDO — A pair of shiny new Koho goalie pads sat under the Petersen family tree, 15 years ago. The dad, Eric Petersen, had played goal at Bethel, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minn. The son, Cal, was only eight. He already had an eye on the net and all the cool equipment that comes with it. Eric wasn’t so sure. “It’s such a tough position,” Eric said, from his home in Waterloo, Iowa. “You can’t have an off night. You have to bring it every night, and a lot of things depend on you. But ...
Tags: Sports, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Iowa, Kings, AHL, NHL, Ducks, Notre Dame, AAA, Edmonton, Waterloo, Los-angeles-kings


Outdoor Channel Host Jim Shockey Honored with Weatherby Foundation Award

Jim Shockey Denver, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Character, integrity and sportsmanship may be words bandied about too freely today, but for Weatherby Foundation Award honorees those words are considered prerequisites. Only 60 hunters have been graced with the “The Weatherby Award” since its inception in 1956. On Wednesday, January 16 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas during the Dallas Safari Club convention, the 61st will be honored — Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel host Jim Shockey. Shockey j...
Tags: Florida, Guns, George Bush, Group, Craig, Petersen, Foundation, Jim, Dallas Texas, Jim Shockey, The Foundation, Omni Hotel, Weatherby, OSG, Shooting Industry News, Outdoor Channel