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January 14, 2019 9:26 PM Celebrities like Kylie Jenner may be facing an eggs-istential crisis

Jenner’s visual baby announcement racked up about 18 million likes in 11 months. By noon on Monday, Egg Gang had surpassed 27 million likes in less than 10 days. This is bonkers, especially when you scrutinize the photo. This egg isn’t lounging on an exotic beach, as popular Instagram exhibitionists tend to do. This egg is not at the club or on a red carpet 7

January 11, 2019 12:48 PM Keyboardist Geraci leads Blues Music Awards nods with 6

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Keyboard player Anthony Geraci, singer Shemekia Copeland, and guitarist and songwriter Nick Moss lead the nominations for the annual Blues Music Awards. The awards are scheduled on May 9 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Geraci leads with six nominations, including song of the year, album of the year and band of the year with his group 6

December 31, 2018 2:22 AM Walk Off the Earth keyboardist Mike Taylor dies

Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward also expressed her condolences on Twitter, calling Taylor’s death a “tragic loss.” “Our city’s condolences go out to the family, friends and bandmates of Mike. We are thinking of you,” Meed Ward tweeted. Walk off the Earth was founded in 2006 and shot to fame in 2012 when their cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” went viral 11

December 29, 2018 12:50 AM Auston Matthews, Mike Bossy and the joy of flex

The day Matthews began getting free sticks as a top prospect “was a big sigh of relief for them, for sure.” Matthews now uses a Bauer model that’s far lighter and whippier than anything available in Bossy’s era. “My go-to shot back then was the snap shot,” Bossy said. “Whereas today it looks like they’re using a hybrid of what I’d call an old-time wrister 11

December 22, 2018 11:45 PM LeBron to L.A. sent aftershocks across NBA

“For kids in general, all they want to know is that someone cares. And when they walk through that door I hope they know that someone cares,” he said at the opening. On the court, the year belonged primarily to the Warriors, who beat James and his Cavaliers in the championship series in June — the second title in a row and third in four years for the league’s 19

November 13, 2018 7:09 PM Campbell-Pascall, Chipman added to Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee

TORONTO — Former women’s hockey star Cassie Campbell-Pascall and executive Mark Chipman have been added to the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee. The Hockey Hall of Fame said in a release Tuesday that Campbell-Pascall and Chipman will start their duties starting with the 2019 nomination and election proceedings. Campbell-Pascall was captain of the Canadian 18

October 19, 2018 4:08 PM Eagles fan finds fame after running into a pole

The moment in the spotlight isn’t over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of the Eagles game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Oct. 28. In the short, he’s surprised with tickets 30

October 10, 2018 10:03 PM Auston Matthews has forced himself into the greatest-player-in-the-world conversation

Auston Matthews is on pace for 143.5 goals this season, but if anybody offers a wager, take the under. John Tavares is on pace for 123, but the same rule applies. The last time two teammates scored at least six goals in their first four games one of them was named Wayne Gretzky, and the other merely reached the Hall of Fame. It’s a good start. Look, the Toronto 26

September 21, 2018 4:00 PM Here’s a TV show that’s dealing with #MeToo, fame and forgiveness in an intelligent manner

There was Jian Ghomeshi’s tone-deaf feint toward atonement in the New York Review of Books, followed by Isaac Chotiner’s delicate vivisection of the Review’s editor, Ian Buruma, on Slate. Asked why he published Ghomeshi — and made the essay part of a package issue called “The Fall of Men” — Buruma stubbornly stuck to his older-white-male line. Because 29

September 16, 2018 8:59 PM Raonic seals Canada’s Davis Cup win over Netherlands

Raonic, No. 20 on the ATP Tour, was the highest-ranked player in the tie. Despite being a lopsided matchup on paper, Griekspoor came out strong, taking a 3-1 lead in the first set. Raonic leaned more and more on his big serve, firing nine aces to Griekspoor’s one to battle back and take the set. Raonic took firm control of the match in the second set. He added 27