Beaver Creek was scheduled to host downhill, super-G and giant slalom the first week in December and has been a regular stop on the tour for more than two decades. The women were set to race giant slalom and slalom the weekend after Thanksgiving at Killington, Vt. The FIS said both events will return in 2021. … [Read more...] about Beaver Creek loses 2020 World Cup races as FIS cancels North American stops due to pandemic
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When planning our previous brackets, we spent hours arguing what year to make the cutoff for eligible shows, as both genres had been TV staples since its earliest days. However, reality TV is a relatively recent phenomenon: Yes, The Real World (and its itinerant sibling, Road Rules) has been around since the early ‘90s, but the true reality explosion didn’t occur until 2000, with the debut of Survivor and the one-shot Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire. The former, a summer smash that mixed The Real World with ruthless competition, mind-fucking, and low-blood-sugar crankiness, inspired an immediate network rush to come up with their own lock-people-inside-a-BLANK-and-watch-them-fight series. Fox’s instant marriage special Multi-Millionaire, on the other hand, sparked waves of pearl-clutching tsk-tsking about television’s devaluing of love and the show’s broad interpretation of “real” (multi-millionaire “prize” Rick Rockwell was … [Read more...] about The Reality Rumble: What’s the Greatest Reality-TV Season Ever?
“It’s really so good to be back again in America all week at the convention of what you call the Grand Old Party,” Wilders, who is visiting the convention this week as a guest of the Tennessee Republican Party, told the crowd. Like the other speakers, Wilders spoke behind a lectern sporting a Trump-Pence sign and in front of a wall covered in photographs of half-naked young men wearing Make America Great Again hats taken by “Twinks for Trump” auteur Lucian Wintrich. “I’m not American but don’t blame me if I say I hope that Donald J. Trump will win the election.” Wilders was accompanied by several bodyguards who escorted him out immediately after he finished speaking, and organizers said Wilders was part of the reason security at the venue itself was so tight (attendees were wanded before going in). … [Read more...] about At Gays For Trump Party, The Former Fringe Celebrates Trump’s Nomination
Police used batons, pepper balls and tear gas to push back about 2,000 protesters who marched toward the Public Safety Building on Saturday night, chanting 'Black Lives Matter' and 'Daniel Prude' - a reference to the Black man who died after an encounter with police in March. … [Read more...] about Rioting protester is set ablaze by his OWN Molotov cocktail in Portland as the city is convulsed by the 100th night of BLM demonstrations and unrest breaks out across the nation
Andrey Kuznetsov beat Querrey 6-4, 7-5 (6), 6-2 to complete the long comeback, getting his first tour-level win since 2017. The Russian returned to play last month at a Prague Challenger event and lost his only match after a two-year, seven-month layoff because of the hip. … [Read more...] about The Latest: A 1st for Venus: She loses in 1st round of Open
President Donald Trump spent much of his Labor Day tweeting about an article in The Atlantic that painted him as dismissive of American soldiers who died in battle and unwilling to visit their graves. The most explosive claim in the piece is that Trump called fallen soldiers “suckers” and “losers,” something that he denies. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Asks Reporter To Take His Mask Off At News Conference After He Asks About Atlantic Article