Disney to pause political donations after controversy over ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Disney is halting all political donations after controversy over Florida’s proposed “Don’t Say Gay” bill, Disney CEO Bob Chapek said Friday. Chapek said this week he called DeSantis and conveyed his “disappointment” in the bill during a Disney shareholders meeting. he did so a day after the bill was passed, prompting critics to say the … Read more

Source — New York Giants LB Blake Martinez to return on restructured contract

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — New York Giants starting middle linebacker Blake Martinez will return for the 2022 season after agreeing Friday to a reworked contract, a source told ESPN. Martinez’s deal is similar to that of wide receiver Sterling Shepard, who also took a significant pay cut to return earlier this week. The moves were … Read more

Big E hospitalized for what he says was broken neck suffered during WWE SmackDown

Popular WWE star Big E suffered a broken neck in an accident during the live broadcast of WWE SmackDown on Friday night, he said on social media. The former WWE champion took an overhead belly-to-belly suplex from fellow wrestler Ridge Holland during a segment and landed on the top of his head. It was immediately … Read more

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gets 1,336th win to break Don Nelson’s all-time NBA wins record

Gregg Popovich became the all-time winningest head coach in the NBA with 1,336 wins. Popovich surpassed Don Nelson, who previously held the record for most wins in NBA history, with the San Antonio Spurs’ 104-102 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. “Gregg Popovich’s success with the Spurs is unprecedented in our league so … Read more

Driver kills 2, injures 6 after losing control of wheel, crashing into restaurant

A driver apparently lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a restaurant in Washington, DC, on Friday, killing two people and seriously injuring six others, authorities said. Authorities said in an initial press briefing that police and fire personnel responded to the 5500 block of Connecticut Avenue NW around 12:45 pm, after a small … Read more

San Antonio Spurs to sell 1,336 NFTs for charity in honor of Gregg Popovich becoming NBA’s all-time winningest coach

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich never had spent a moment thinking about NFTs until his longtime assistant, Brett Brown, raised the idea on a phone call to coincide with his inevitable breaking of Don Nelson’s record for regular-season career coaching victories. What inspired enthusiasm about the idea for Popovich is that full proceeds of … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war update: what we know on day 17 of the Russian invasion | Ukraine

Satellite images show Russian forces are getting closer to Kyiv and appear to be firing artillery toward residential areas, Reuters has reported. Air raid sirens were sounding in Kyiv in the early hours of Saturday morning, and there were reports of heavy shelling. Russian forces bombarded cities across the country on Friday and appeared to … Read more