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WWE Legend 'Road Warrior Animal' Dead at 60

On Tuesday night WWE legend Joseph Laurinaitis—you may also have known him as Road Warrior Animal—died from natural causes. He was 60 years old.TMZ reports that Laurinaitis died at the Tan-Tar-A-Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. His wife had called police shortly before midnight but, when they arrived on scene, he was already declared dead by emergency personnel. For most of his career in the WWE, one of several companies Laurinaitis wrestled for, he fought side-by-side with Road Warrior Hawk. The duo won multiple Tag Team Championships and, as a member of the Road Warriors/Legion of Doom, Laurinaitis was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2011. 
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NHL Players Shared Details About What Day-To-Day Life Has Really Been Like Inside The Bubble

NHL players have been living in some sort of a ‘bubble’ for a LONG time. I’m a Tampa Bay Lightning fan and my team played their first bubble game, a 5-0 win against the Panthers, on July 29th. We are now a week away from October.The NHL initially sold teams and players on this private fantasy land with outdoor lounges, fly fishing trips to the mountains, regular golf outings, standalone shops built for them, and it was all presented to them in a packet. Players bought into what the NHL was selling but did the league deliver? In short, no. First and foremost, however, the NHL kept the players safe. Out of 32,374 tests over the span of 8 weeks there have been zero positive tests.  ESPN’s Emily Kaplan and Greg Wyshynski spoke with NHL players inside of the bubble to ask them what life has been like over the past few months. The players chose to remain anonymous but they shared details on partying at the ‘club’ in Toronto, eating gummies and edibles, room service, sex, and if the NHL deliv…

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'King of New York' Crown Sells for Nearly $600,000

A plastic prop worn by the Notorious B.I.G. has sold for nearly half a million dollars.On Tuesday, Sotheby's conducted its first-ever auction dedicated to coveted hip-hop items. The most anticipated lot of the night was the crown Biggie wore in the 1997 "King of New York" photograph shot by Barron Claiborne. The piece was predicted to fetch around $300,000, but ultimately sold for $594,750. The portrait session was conducted for Rap Pages magazine just several days prior to Biggie's murder.The item was signed by both Biggie and Claiborne and is inscribed with the photo shoot date.

"Probably the top lot is the crown," Sotheby's senior specialist Cassandra Hatton told Reuters last week. "I think that crown is one of the most recognizable symbols of hip hop, 20th century culture. Everybody around the world recognizes this crown. You see it on T-shirts. You see it on coffee cups and prayer candles. It’s huge."Other items sold at the auction includ…

Chadwick Boseman Buried in Home State of South Carolina

Chadwick Boseman was buried in his home state of South Carolina earlier this month.The actor passed away on Aug. 28 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. According to Associated Press, his death certificate revealed that he passed away from multiple organ failure, with the underlying cause being colon cancer.He was born in Anderson in 1976 and later graduated from Howard University. He then moved to California to pursue an acting career.
“The Black Panther star was laid to rest Sept. 3 at Welfare Baptist Church Cemetery in Belton, South Carolina, about 11 miles from Boseman’s hometown of Anderson, the Los Angeles County Certificate showed,” the AP reports. “Anderson held a public memorial for Boseman a day later.”
His hometown honored Boseman on Sept. 3, with a memorial service at the Anderson Civic Center Amphitheater. According to WKRN, the daughter of James Brown and Boseman’s pastor were among the speakers at the ceremony. A showing of Black Panther also followed the memorial…

You Can Now Rent The Mansion From 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' On Airbnb

The original mansion that was used for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will now become available for rent on Airbnb for only five days with Will Smith as the host. In an effort to have fans "create some memories of their own," Airbnb has teamed up with Will Smith to re-open the classic Bel-Air mansion equipped with "bold graffiti art, posh interiors, timeless family portraits, and Philly cheesesteaks served on silver platters.” Along with that, while staying on Smith's side of the mansion they will also be able to raid his show closet for some iconic pieces ranging in styles as well as a pair of new Air Jordan's. Travel + Leisure cites that the mansion will only be hosting two guests from the Los Angeles area for one-night stays for the days of Oct. 2, 5, 8, 11, and 14 for only $30 a night, paying homage to the 30-year anniversary of Will Smith stepping foot in the home when the show began back in 1990.

“The 'Fresh Prince' will turn things upside down — onc…

Adidas Unveils Yoda Ultraboost Sneakers To Celebrate ‘Empire Strikes Back’

Limited edition sneaker collabs with iconic movie and TV franchises are all the rage these days. Nike is preparing for Halloween with a pair of limited edition Freddy Krueger Air Max 95s, following the success of the Grateful Dead Nike SBs and last year’s massive Stranger Things x Nike Air Tailwind 79 collab.
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The adidas x Game of Thrones Ultraboost collab was one of the most buzzed about releases – and easily better received than the final episodes of the show.This year, the Three Stripes has leaned heavily into the Star Wars universe. They’re journeying deep into a galaxy far, far away with an entire capsule collection – IE, the adidas Star Wars NMD_R1. Back in the spring they released the Boba Fett Top Ten Hi to commemorate the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, right in time for Boba Fett’s return to The Madolorian, Season 2.They also released Skywalker Stan Smiths, Darth Vader Superstars, and h…

Preview: Lomachenko vs. Lopez

Date: Oct. 17
Odds: Lomachenko -360/Lopez +270
At Stake: WBA, WBO, & IBF lightweight titles

This one should be electric. Vasiliy Lomachenko is No. 2 on our pound-for-pound list and arguably the most technically skilled boxer in the world. The 32-year-old Ukrainian just might own the most impressive amateur resume in the sport’s history and he’s looked practically invincible since his only professional loss in his second bout after turning pro. Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) is gifted athletically in ways many boxers aren’t since he grew up taking dance classes and practiced gymnastics. But he’ll have his hands full with the rapidly rising and fast-talking Teofimo Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) who packs an incredibly heavy punch and has a bright future. Lomachenko is a significant favorite in this one for good reason—he’s a machine who surgically annihilates his opponents—but Lopez, a Brooklyn, New York native who is as charismatic as it gets, is a live underdog who earned the IBF championship bel…