Eileen Brennan, Stalwart of Film and Stage, Dies at 80

New York Tim

BURBANK, Calif. (KTLA) — Actress Eileen Brennan, who earned an Oscar nomination for her role as the drill captain in the film “Private Benjamin” has died, it was announced Tuesday. Brennan, a breast cancer survivor, died Sunday at her Burbank home  Verla Eileen Regina Brennan was born Sept. 3, 1932, in Los Angeles to Regina […]

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Brandon Cumpton helps Pirates sweep two from struggling Cards

ESPN

Some of the records are relatively new, such as Francisco Liriano becoming the first Pittsburgh Pirate since Dock Ellis in 1971 to win 11 of his first 15 starts of the season. The resurgent lefty, who missed the first month of the season after breaking May 13, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher […]

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Flossie Dissipates, Leaves Little Damage in Hawaii

The Weather

000 WTPZ41 KNHC 271618 TCDEP1 TROPICAL STORM FLOSSIE DISCUSSION NUMBER 11CORRECTED NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP062013 800 AM PDT SAT JUL 27 2013 CORRECTED  (Reuters) – A tropical storm with the potential to trigger serious flooding and mudslides was bearing down on Hawaii on Monday and authorities there cautioned residents and tourists to […]

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Jake Peavy to Boston in 3-team deal

ESPN

The Red Sox acquired Jake Peavy from the White Sox in a blockbuster three-team deal on Tuesday night that also sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to the Detroit Tigers. The slick-fielding Iglesias provides a nice insurance policy  Article · Comments ( 3 ) · Subscribe. Jake Peavy will help solidify the rotation as the Red Sox […]

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Fullerton Firefighter Arrested, Accused of Participating in Huntington Beach Riot

NBC Southern

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — Seven arrests were made in Huntington Beach Sunday night when rioting broke out at the close of the U.S. Open of Surfing. Read more: One of the suspects arrested in connection with looting and rioting in Huntington Beach has been identified as a Fullerton firefighter. Anaheim resident Michael John Lytle, […]

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Green Bay Packers' Eddie Lacy satisfied with his conditioning

Los Angeles

Eddie Lacy will be expected to carry part of the Packers running game next season, but the Green Bay running back may also be carrying a few extra pounds. A “fat” photo of Lacy recently circulated on Twitter, and several football fans are wondering if Rookie draft picks Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin join holdover […]

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Former Birmingham striker Christian 'Chucho' Benítez dies at 27

The Guardian

The 27-year-old soccer player for the Ecuadorian Football Federation died after suffering from cardiac arrest on July 29. Read on for more details on his shocking death. Teammates expressed disbelief after Benitez collapsed and died Monday, a day after playing his first game for Al Jaish. Ecuadorean Interior Minister Jose Serrano wrote on his Twitter […]

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Sydney Leathers in talks to create porn flick based on e-fling with Anthony Weiner

New York Dai

TMZ obtained video of Sydney Leathers — fresh off her beachside bikini romp — getting into Steve's car as she left the Vivid porn headquarters in Los Angeles on Saturday. It's unclear if the two struck any kind of a deal but c'mon, you don't get TMZ obtained video of Sydney Leathers — fresh off […]

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Jake Peavy to Boston in 3-team deal

ESPN

CBSSports.com reports that the Tigers needed an infielder because the team is expecting shortshop Jhonny Peralta to be suspended as part of Major League Baseball's investigation into the Biogenesis clinic. Peavy is 8-4 with a 4.28 ERA and 76 strikeouts Jake Peavy has cleared his belongings from the White Sox's clubhouse and is prepared to […]

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Five facts about Robin Thicke before 'Blurred Lines'

Washington P

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 30: Robin Thicke performs at NBC's TODAY Show on July 30, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images). Robin Thicke Performs Live On NBC "Today". NEW YORK, NY – JULY 30: Robin Thicke performs at NBC's  “The Evolution of Robin Thicke” and “Something Else.” In addition to […]

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