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Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

Game of Thrones stars self-nominate for Emmy Awards

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Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie, who was nominated for an Emmy on Tuesday, put herself forward for the award after network HBO did not.Christie, who played Ser Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy TV drama, successfully submitted herself for best supporting actress in a drama series.HBO confirmed to CBS News they put Lena Headey, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner up for the gong instead.The show's Alfie Allen and Carice van Houten also nominated themselves.Both went on to receive nominations as well. Emmys: Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh go head-to-headChristie, posted official proof of her nomination from the Emmys online, writing: "THANK YOU UNIVERSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!." She'll...
U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

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July 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship. The team had just landed in Los Angeles a few hours after completing their victory parade in New York City when they beat out the NFL's New England Patriots, the Toronto Raptors of the NBA, baseball's Boston Red Sox and NCAA football's Clemson Tigers for the award. "We literally just got off a plane a couple of hours ago," said Carli Lloyd on accepting the award from actress Sandra Bullock. "Got hair and makeup in the plane and we look pretty fabulous." She then thanked their worldwide fans for their support. "It's been an incredible journey. Super ...
2019 NBA Awards: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named Most Valuable Player

2019 NBA Awards: Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named Most Valuable Player

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June 24 (UPI) -- The 2019 NBA Awards took place Monday night at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. Antetokounmpo edged Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George as the league's top player for the 2018-19 campaign. The annual award show recognizes players and personnel from around the NBA who performed among the league's best throughout the season. This year's event came after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals to claim their first championship in franchise history. The night started with Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic being named the Rookie of the Year. The standout forward edged Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton an...
2019 NHL Awards: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

2019 NHL Awards: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

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June 19 (UPI) -- The 2019 NHL Awards took place Wednesday night in Las Vegas as Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov was awarded the Hart Trophy. The annual award show recognizes players and personnel from around the NHL who performed among the league's best during the season. This year's event comes after the St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins in seven games to clinch their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. The night began with Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson being awarded the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie. The Swede scored 28 goals and had 66 points in 71 games this season. [embedded content] Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andre Vasilevskiy won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender. Kucherov followed in his teammate's footsteps and secured...
Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

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Kelly Clarkson has revealed she battled through extreme pain to host the Billboard Music Awards, and had her appendix removed hours later.The 37-year-old gave no hint she was ill during an energetic medley of some of the year's biggest songs - and she even performed one of her own tracks during the event in Las Vegas. Image: Superwoman Clarkson performed during the ceremony as well as hosting Clarkson suggested she "broke down in tears" from pain after the show - and said she was flown to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles as soon as she left the stage.The Since U Been Gone singer had her appendix removed in a surgery on Thursday morning.Later that day, Clarkson tweeted: "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken dow...