Tag Archives: fans

Sensible fans are bailing over sports’ depraved indifference

Carmelo AnthonyAP At 33 years of age and an NBA pro since 2004, Carmelo Anthony is still keeping both sides in the game. Sunday at home against the Timberwolves, Anthony hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to give the Thunder a 113-112 lead. He then strutted around making with his three-shots-to-the-head gesture. But he was so busy kissing his ... Read More »

The Swift Life is a new social network for Taylor Swift fans

Imagine a social media where you share thoughts, songs, images and messages with people who share the same interests as you. Now imagine the same, but tailored (or should we say taylor-ed) for Taylor Swift fans. Yes, the pop-singer is launching her social media called The Swift Life, partnering with Glu – a company previously known for its cash-milking apps ... Read More »

Panel: Sports fans want multiple options to watch games

How can you nourish sports superfans when it comes to watching games? Give them what they want, says Mark Cuban, tech investor and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Cuban made the suggestion during a panel discussion Tuesday at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in Beverly Hills. Amazon executive Jeffrey Blackburn and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (right) say young ... Read More »

Attention, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University is launching a new course on the singer to teach about black feminism

Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about Beyonce from the next academic session. ‘Beyonce, Gender and Race’, a new course being offered at Copenhagen University Rejoice, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about the popular singer, Beyonce, from the next academic session. The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies is offering the class titled ... Read More »

Sad day for sports fans as CTV Montreal lays off local sportscasters

Regular viewers of the news on CTV Montreal were surprised, perhaps shocked, when they tuned in Tuesday night and learned that there would be no more local sportscast. Host Paul Karwatsky made the announcement and said sportscasters Randy Tieman, Brian Wilde and Sean Coleman have all been fired. “The way I look at it, I’ve started my retirement,” said Tieman. ... Read More »

2017 NFL schedule Football fans get a special present on Christmas Monday

If you like Monday night doubleheaders, then you are going to love what the NFL has planned for Christmas this season. With the holiday falling on a Monday this year, the league decided to give every NFLfan a free present by adding an extra Monday night game. That’s right, there’s going to be two games played on Monday, Dec. 25. ... Read More »

Call The Midwife fans ‘can’t wait for Christmas’ after sixth series ends

Call The Midwife fans have started the countdown to Christmas as they await the next instalment of the much-loved drama. The BBC show’s sixth run wrapped up on Sunday night with a dramatic episode featuring a birth, a wedding, a death and a reunion. It will not return until the festive special at Christmas – leaving viewers wondering how to ... Read More »

Chelsea fans guilty over Paris Metro racism

Four Chelsea fans accused of aggravated violence against a black man on the Paris Metro have been given suspended one-year sentences by a French court. Joshua Parsons, 22, and James Fairbairn, 25, had denied their actions of February 2015 were racist in nature. Their co-accused, fellow Chelsea fans Richard Barklie, a 52-year-old former policeman, and William Simpson, 27, were tried ... Read More »