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Liam Neeson greets fans as NYC movie theaters reopen

Liam Neeson greets fans as NYC movie theaters reopen

Entertainment
March 6 (UPI) -- Actor Liam Neeson celebrated the reopening of New York City movie theaters with a personal appearance at a screening of his latest action film, The Marksman. The coronavirus pandemic kept city theaters closed for almost a year. Advertisement To mark the occasion, Neeson attended Friday's 7 p.m. screening of his film at the AMC Lincoln Square theater in Manhattan, Deadline reported. "Coming to a movie theater for me is like coming home," Neeson told the audience. "I find it sacred. That feeling has never changed." People.com published a photo of the screen star wearing a black face mask and holding a microphone as he spoke. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter before the event, the 68-year-old actor said he has gotten the first shot of the two-injection coronoavirus...

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT
NCAA to allow fans at Division I men’s basketball tournament

NCAA to allow fans at Division I men’s basketball tournament

Sports
Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The NCAA will allow a limited number of fans at the 2021 Division I men's basketball tournament, the governing body of college sports said Friday. NCAA officials said the decision to allow up to 25% capacity at tournament venues, with physical distancing, was made in conjunction with state and local health authorities in Indiana. Attendees will be required to wear masks. Advertisement Officials announced in January that the entire 67-game tournament will be held in Indiana to better control the environment for the event's participants amid the coronavirus pandemic. Selection Sunday, the annual day that teams find out if they earned a spot in the tournament, is planned for March 14. Tournament play starts March 16 and 17. The Final Four is scheduled for April 3 and 5. "We...
Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

Technology
Powerful winds have pushed flames through Southern California canyons as an out-of-control wildfire burns near homes, forcing residents to fleeBy CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated PressDecember 3, 2020, 9:57 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleLOS ANGELES -- Powerful gusts pushed flames from a wildfire through Southern California canyons on Thursday, one of several blazes that burned near homes and forced residents to flee amid elevated fire risk for most of the region that prompted utilities to cut off power to hundreds of thousands.The biggest blaze began late Wednesday as a house fire in Orange County's Silverado Canyon, where gusts topped 70 mph (113 kph).“When crews arrived it was a fully engulfed house and the winds were extremely strong and they pushed flames
European Super League: Poll finds younger fans happier about prospect of breakaway league

European Super League: Poll finds younger fans happier about prospect of breakaway league

Sports
The European Super League. A topic that keeps raising its head and always proves controversial.The theory is that the continent's top sides will eventually break away from their domestic leagues to form their own competition.But what do the fans think? A BBC Sport poll suggests that depends on their age, what club they support and where they live.In a Savanta ComRes poll of 2,100 football fans, almost half of younger fans (48%) said they would be happy about the prospect of a European Super League, while 18% said they would be unhappy.In contrast, just 10% of fans aged 55 and over were happy about the idea, with close to two-thirds (63%) unhappy.The poll also shows:Across all ages, 30% of fans were happy about the idea of a European Super League, with 40% unhappy.More than a third (35%) of...