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How will make-or-break season for Zimmer, Spielman and Cousins influence draft?

The possible future paths of the Vikings are best understood by looking at the past. The biggest trick is knowing when to stop going backward, but 2012 seems like as good a candidate as any. That season, the Vikings had two first round picks, choosing offensive tackle Matt Kalil with the No. 4 overall pick and grabbing safety Harrison Smith at No. 29. It remains the only time between 2003 and 2018 that the Vikings have taken an offensive lineman in the first round of the draft. Kalil played at a...
Tags: NFL, Adrian Peterson, Tony Sparano, Smith, Vikings, Zimmer, Bridgewater, Rick, Spielman, Mike Zimmer, Anthony Barr, Eric Kendricks, Harrison Smith, Mike Hughes, Xavier Rhodes, Kirk Cousins

On College Basketball: Who’s on Trial in the College Basketball Scandal? Not the Big Names

Two low-level operators will stand trial for bribery this month, but prosecutors have yet to expose “the dark underbelly of college basketball” as promised.
Tags: News, Code, Basketball, Christian, Rick, University of Louisville, Pitino, Dawkins, Basketball (College, Merl Jr

Students of the college scandal: Who knew, who didn’t and why so many ended up at USC

It’s been called the largest college admissions cheating scandal in U.S. history. And with some of the accused parents expected to formally plead guilty in coming weeks, attention is turning to their kids and how the scandal might affect their acceptance, enrollment or degrees. A Bay Area News Group analysis of hundreds of pages of court documents and other records shows: Sixteen of the students ended up attending or offered acceptance to the University of Southern California, four times as man...
Tags: Usa, News, College, Stanford, Boston, California News, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Connecticut, Arizona, Miami, Las Vegas, William

In ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Leonardo DiCaprio is Full of Self-Pity, and Brad Pitt Can Kill You With a Spoon

Quentin Tarantino has offered some new Once Upon a Time in Hollywood character details – specifically in regards to the roles played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The new Tarantino flick has a stacked cast, but DiCaprio, Pitt and Margot Robbie are likely to get the most attention. Robbie is playing real-life figure Sharon Tate, and we already know a lot about her. But what of the characters portrayed by DiCaprio and Pitt? According to Tarantino, DiCaprio’s character is a self-pitying has-...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Sony, Leonardo-DiCaprio, Brad-Pitt, Manson Family, Quentin-Tarantino, Usa Today, Margot Robbie, Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Pitt, DiCaprio, Rick, Robbie

Mueller Report’s Unwritten Chapter: Why Russians Were Courting Trump World

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyThe Mueller report answers lots of questions but leaves one big one lingering: Why were so many Russians so eager to ingratiate themselves with Trump World?The report is in one sense a story of meetings, pitches, and introductions that were entertained but ultimately unfulfilled. “In some instances, the Campaign was receptive to the offers” of Russian help, “while in other instances the Campaign officials shied away," the report says....
Tags: New York, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Russia, Ukraine, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Moscow, Gru, Kremlin, Cuba, Madrid, Donald Trump, Gates

After First Wikileaks Dump, Trump Said More Damaging Info ‘Would Be Coming’

Tierney Sneed contributed reporting. The un-redacted portions of the Mueller report on the Trump campaign’s Wikileaks outreach paint a picture of a campaign with foreknowledge about the release of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta. In general, the report confirms a public perception that Trump’s campaign was extremely interested in, and made attempts to benefit from, hacked Democratic emails that would be published by Wikileaks. “The Trump Campaign showed inter...
Tags: London, News, Russia, Dnc, Hillary Clinton, The Office, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Gates, Clinton, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Assange, Roger Stone, Rick, Mueller

Trump Said More Damaging Info ‘Would Be Coming’ In 2016

Tierney Sneed contributed reporting. The un-redacted portions of the Mueller report on the Trump campaign’s Wikileaks outreach paint a picture of a campaign with foreknowledge about the release of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta. In general, the report confirms a public perception that Trump’s campaign was extremely interested in, and made attempts to benefit from, hacked Democratic emails that would be published by Wikileaks. “The Trump Campaign showed inter...
Tags: London, News, Russia, Dnc, Hillary Clinton, The Office, Wikileaks, Gates, Clinton, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Assange, Roger Stone, Rick, Mueller, Podesta

Coronation Street makes nod to soap's real-life brothers in Rick and Gary scenes

Coronation Street paid a nod to two cast members’ real-life family link on the soap on Wednesday, after the reveal they were brothers [Author: Charlotte Tutton]
Tags: TV News, Gary, Rick, Charlotte Tutton

PE-backed ETech buys Superior Controls

E-Technologies Group, a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners, has acquired Seabrook, New Hampshire-based Superior Controls Inc, a provider of automation and control systems integration services to the life sciences industry. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 17, 2019) – Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market businesses, announced that portfolio company E-Technologi...
Tags: Trends, Tech, M&a, West Coast, Csia, Charlotte, Carter, Rick, Eastern Seaboard, Ralph, PE, West Chester Ohio, Hugh McColl Jr, Etech, Pierro, Ralph Carter

Bathurst 1000 winner Kelly calls off comeback for Supercars enduros

Bathurst 1000 winner Todd Kelly has abandoned a plan to make a Supercars comeback alongside brother Rick at this year's endurance races
Tags: Sport, Sup, Kelly, Rick, Todd Kelly, Autosport

The Many Reasons to Run for President When You Probably Don’t Stand a Chance

There are book deals and TV contracts and maybe a cabinet position if your side wins. Recent history suggests there is almost no downside to giving it a shot.
Tags: News, Lincoln, Democratic Party, Santorum, Sharpton, Rick, Al, Chafee, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Swalwell, Presidential Election of 2020, Eric M

Disney+ Shows: A List of Everything Announced For Disney’s Streaming Service

Today, the Walt Disney Company rolled-out their plans for their upcoming streaming service Disney+ during an Investors Meeting. Now that we finally know more of the details for this service, here’s a round-up of all the original television series announced and rumored for the service. Star Wars Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7: The Clone Wars animation series has been resurrected so that it can get the conclusion that the epic story deserves. The Mandalorian: Executive produced by Jon F...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Marvel, Disney, Features, Muppets, United States, John Goodman, Broadway, Walt Disney Company, Ursula, Kristen Bell, Pixar, Jon Favreau, Walt Disney World

Grand Prix of Long Beach: Race history from 1975 to 2018

A summary of the history of the Long Beach Grand Prix races from 1975 to 2018. 1975 British driver Brian Redman, forced to adopt a conservative race strategy due to handling and differential problems, capitalizing on the misfortune that befell early race leaders Tony Brise, Al Unser and Mario Andretti to claim a stunning victory Sunday in the Long Beach Grand Prix. “I don’t like to win in this fashion,” said the proper Yorkshire gent. “I’ll be the first to admit that I backed into it. But winnin...
Tags: Verizon, England, New York, Australia, Sports, America, Sport, Indianapolis, Power, Austria, Britain, Soccer, United States, Ferrari, Northern Ireland, Yorkshire

Florida board denies clemency for ‘White Boy Rick’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida clemency board has denied an early prison release for a man known as “White Boy Rick,” once one of the FBI’s youngest informants and the subject of a recent Hollywood movie. The Executive Clemency Board sent a letter two weeks ago to Richard Wershe Jr.’s attorney, saying it has […]
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Movies, News, Entertainment, Ap, Fbi, Nation, Rick, TALLAHASSEE Fla, Richard Wershe Jr, Executive Clemency Board

From ‘Full House’ to Big House, Lori Loughlin Faces Two Years in Prison

Paul MarottaDisgraced TV star Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli could face a minimum of two years in the slammer over the bribes they allegedly channeled to a crew coach to get their daughters into USC, even if they plead out a deal with the feds. While her fellow accused Felicity Huffman could spend as little as four months inside, Loughlin is likely to face a much heftier jail sentence due to the amount of money she is alleged to have forked out to get her daughters into the elit...
Tags: News, William, Justice Department, Usc, Felicity Huffman, Rick, Huffman, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, Paul MarottaDisgraced

Tennessee’s Rick Barnes is latest candidate to spurn UCLA in coaching search

UCLA publicly struck out with a third coaching candidate Monday as its search for Steve Alford’s permanent replacement approaches 100 days. After UCLA reportedly offered Tennessee’s Rick Barnes a contract with $5 million per year, Barnes has decided to stay in Knoxville, Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer confirmed in a statement Monday. “One of the nation’s most tradition-rich college basketball programs identified what we here at Tennessee already knew — that Rick Barnes is one of the ...
Tags: Kentucky, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, College sports, SEC, Espn, TCU, Golden State Warriors, Ucla, Texas Tech, East Tennessee, Barnes, Knoxville Tennessee

Big batch of federal plea deals (with relatively low sentencing ranges) in college admissions scandal

This press release from the US Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, headlined "14 Defendants in College Admissions Scandal to Plead Guilty," reports on the latest developments in the highest profile college fraud case I can recall. Here are the basics: Thirteen parents charged in the college admissions scandal will plead guilty to using bribery and other forms of fraud to facilitate their children’s admission to selective colleges and universities. One coach also agreed to plead...
Tags: Law, US, United States, William, Irs, Felicity Huffman, Rick, Huffman, Newport Beach Calif, Douglas A Berman, Office for the District of Massachusetts

Lear adds MD to team

Lear Investment Management has named Jim A. Warner as managing director. Previously, he was founder and CEO of Black Ox Advisors LLC. PRESS RELEASE DALLAS, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lear Investment Management (“Lear”), a Dallas based investment advisor focused on portfolio management, research, and a superior client experience, today announced that James A. (“Jim”) Warner has joined the Firm as Managing Director. This formalizes a working relationship that commenced in September, 2018, when J...
Tags: Trends, People, Dallas, Warner, Jim, Rick, Lear, Lear Investment Management, Jim A Warner, Black Ox Advisors LLC, Lear Investment Management Lear, James A Jim Warner, Lear Most, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia Rick Lear Lear

Felicity Huffman, 12 Other Parents Will Plead Guilty In College Bribery Scheme

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy parents and athletic coaches at some of the nation’s most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday. The “Desperate Housewives” star and 12 other prominent parents will admit to charges in the scheme, which authorities say involved rigging standardized test scores and bribing coaches at such prestigious schools as Yale and Georgetown. Huffma...
Tags: News, California, Stanford, Boston, Los Angeles, Ap, University, Yale, Michelle Obama, Stanford University, University Of Southern California, Yale University, Felicity Huffman, Macy, Rick, U S Justice Department

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

Top Law Firm’s Chairman to Plead Guilty in College Cheating Scandal

Gretchen Ertl/ReutersGordon Caplan—the former co-chairman of international law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher who was accused of faking his daughter’s learning disability to help her get a better score on a college entrance exam—plans to plead guilty for his role in what authorities have called the largest college admissions scam ever.Caplan was among nearly 50 people charged last month with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, after he allegedly tried to boost his daug...
Tags: News, Boston, Fbi, William, Felicity Huffman, Rick, Caplan, Lori Loughlin, Willkie Farr Gallagher, Varsity Blues, Gretchen Ertl ReutersGordon Caplan, University of Texas Many

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Producers Address the Return of Dwight and Daniel [WonderCon 2019]

AMC debuted the season five trailer for Fear the Walking Dead at WonderCon. Fans were surprised to see not only the spin-off’s Daniel Salazar (Ruben Blades) return, but Dwight (Austin Amelio) from the mothership Walking Dead . Amelio and Blades were there to surprise the fans, and producers spoke with reporters about the new season in a press room. Scott Gimple, Ian Goldberg and Andrew Chambliss spoke about the new season, including the returning characters, some new ones and the emotio...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, Walking Dead, Fear, Blades, Victor, Dwight, Morgan, Fear The Walking Dead, Daniel, Chambliss, Salazar, Rick, Charlie

PE-backed Symplr acquires API Healthcare from Veritas

Symplr, which is backed by Clearlake and SkyKnight, has acquired API Healthcare from Veritas Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. Harris Williams and Robert W. Baird served as financial advisers to Clearlake and SkyKnight while William Blair & Company did likewise to Veritas, Wisconsin and California-based API Healthcare is a provider of healthcare software and services. PRESS RELEASE SANTA MONICA, Calif. and HOUSTON, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — symplr, a leading healthcare governance, r...
Tags: California, Trends, Healthcare, Veritas, Calif, Rick, Robert W Baird, GRC, Tres, PE, Clearlake, Veritas Capital, PE Deals, Harris Williams, William Blair Company, Clearlake Capital Group

We Hereby Declare Today National Rickroll Day

It’s April Fools’ Day and one of the most consistently popular pranks is the classic “Rickroll” with Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” seeing a big spike every April 1st on YouTube. Rick Roll April 1 Highlights The iconic song sees a massive spike each year on April 1st, with daily views last year reaching 1.28 million -- a 239% spike compared to its daily average for the year The track earned enough views across YouTube on April 1st, 2018 to be one of the 100 most played son...
Tags: Music, Social Media, United States, Bruce Houghton, Rick, Rick Astley, April 1, Rickroll, YouTube & Video, Rick Ashley

Go Behind the Scenes with The Walking Dead’s Winter Wonderland

Go behind the scenes with The Walking Dead’s winter wonderland It may have taken nine seasons to get there, but the gang on The Walking Dead is officially dealing with winter now, and all the problems that come with it. To mark the momentous occasion, AMC released two special behind-the-scenes looks at how the show created The Walking Dead’s winter wonderland, and how they adapted their walkers for a new environment. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB....
Tags: TV, Movies, The Walking Dead, Amc, Season 9, Behind The Scenes, Rick, Negan Jeffrey Dean Morgan, TV Trailers

‘Rick and Morty’s’ Justin Roiland Discusses Making Games, Loving VR, Being weird

Since 2013, Justin Roiland has been busy serving as co-creator, executive producer, writer, and director of absurdist animated comedy “Rick and Morty,” as well as voicing the show’s two main characters. In 2016, he added another title to his resume: game developer. Teaming up with industry vet Tanya Watson, whose previous credits include “Fortnite” and […]
Tags: Features, Morty, Rick, Rick And Morty, Pax, Justin Roiland, PAX East, Trover Saves the Universe, Pax East 2019, Tanya Watson

PewDiePie appears to admit defeat to T-Series in YouTube music video roasting the Bollywood channel

YouTuber PewDiePie appears to have admitted defeat to rival YouTube channel T-Series in a music video mocking the Bollywood music video company. PewDiePie and T-Series have been neck-and-neck for months in the battle to be the subscribed-to channel on YouTube, with T-Series pulling ahead this weekend. In his video, PewDiePie made reference to various news scandals surrounding T-Series. PewDiePie (real name Felix Kjellberg) has intensified his battle for YouTube dominance with Bollywood music ...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, New Zealand, Pewdiepie, Morty, Rick, Times of India, Felix Kjellberg, Bhushan Kumar, Kumar, Watch Google, Justin Roiland, YouTuber PewDiePie, YouTube PewDiePie

Wondering How The FBI Broke Operation Varsity Blues? It All Started With An L.A. Dad

It turns out Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, and the 48 others charged in Operation Varsity Blues were actually scapegoats for a completely different crime.Last April, financial executive Morrie Tobin was looking to strike a plea bargain with the FBI for allegedly scamming investors out of millions of dollars, The Los Angeles Times reports. In exchange for leniency, Tobin gave federal investigators an indirect tip about the “side door” scheme wealthy parents engaged in to get their children ad...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Fbi, William, Meredith, Los Angeles Times, Rick, L A Times, Tobin, Lori Loughlin Felicity Huffman, Operation Varsity Blues, Rudy Meredith, Morrie Tobin, FBI Broke Operation Varsity Blues, Operation Varsity Blues is Yale, Yale Tobin

10 Best Episodes Of Community

10 Best Episodes Of Community Before Dan Harmon was cracking everyone up with his Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty, he was doing it over at NBC with his tumultuous sitcom Community. Starring Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie, Donald Glover, Chevy Chase, Danny Pudi, and Yvette Nicole Brown, along with all kinds of crazy supporting cast members, the show chronicles the ups and downs of life at a surreal community college. It started out semi-grounded and only got crazier over the cours...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Nbc, Yahoo, Features, List, Chase, Community, Annie, Jeff, Morty, Rick, Troy, Harmon, Dan Harmon

Coronation Street Rick actor Greg Wood's former Hollyoaks role exposed

Coronation Street fans will see a familiar face hit the Street, as loan shark Rick issues a threat to Gary Windass. [Author: Charlotte Tutton]
Tags: TV News, Hollyoaks, Rick, Greg Wood, Gary Windass, Charlotte Tutton