SAG Awards move to April, no longer on same day as Grammys
In yet another awards season plot twist, the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony is changing dates. The 2021 SAG Awards will now take place April 4 after previously being slated for March 14, organizers announced Wednesday. The change comes after the Grammy Awards’ recent move to that March 14 date. It’s the latest instance of an awards ceremony being pushed back multiple weeks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the entertainment industry. “Throughout these challenging times, our industry and our union members have proven their creativity and resilience in discovering new methods of...
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Chadwick Boseman’s widow tearfully accepts his Gotham Award tribute in heartfelt speech
Chadwick Boseman’s widow made a heartfelt speech when she accepted the late actor’s tribute at Monday’s Gotham Awards. A reel of the “Black Panther” star’s films played following a moment of silence before Taylor Simone Ledward accepted the beloved actor’s honor, Variety reports. “He was the most honest person I ever met,” Ledward said. “He was blessed to live many lives within his concentrated one. He harnessed the power of letting go and letting God’s love shine through. May we not let his conviction be in vain. “It is my honor to receive this award on behalf of my husband, an acknowledgment...
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Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards
Ford Motor Co. took two of three of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards announced Monday. The Hyundai Elantra, Ford F-150 and Ford Mustang Mach-E were picked to receive the awards for car, truck and utility vehicle, respectively. Ford cheered the news, noting it's the first time since 2014 the same brand has won multiple North American vehicle of the year awards. “This recognition for Mustang Mach-E and F-150 is validation not only for our brand, but also for our Ford team, which continues to innovate and deliver on its commitment to creating must-have pro...
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Mac Jones becomes first player from Alabama to win the Davey O’Brien Award
FORT WORTH, Texas — Alabama has its first Davey O’Brien Award winner. Crimson Tide junior quarterback Mac Jones won the 2020 award on Thursday night, becoming the first in school history to do so. The Fort Worth-based award is presented annually to the nation’s top quarterback. Along with Jones, the other finalists included Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask. Jones had a standout season, completing 275 of 357 passes for 4,036 yards and 36 touchdowns with four interceptions. His completion percentage (.770), passing efficiency rating (203.0) and total quarterback rating (95.8) a...
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Miami’s Jose Borregales wins Lou Groza Award as the best kicker in college football
University of Miami redshirt senior Jose Borregales just keeps adding major trophies to his college football treasure chest. Borregales won the Lou Groza Award on Thursday night as the nation’s top kicker, as announced on ESPN during The Home Depot College Football Awards. He is the first kicker in Miami history to win the award. “It’s a tremendous honor for me,’’ said Borregales, who sat with his family while being interviewed remotely by ESPN’s Rece Davis. “I’ve put in a lot of work to be where I am today and I’m just happy it’s finally paying off.’’ Borregales, who transferred to the Hurric...
On Gardening: Flambe the 2021 Pantone color choices of the year
Pantone, the gurus of all things color has selected Ultimate Gray and Illuminating Yellow for the 2021 colors of the year. Some headlines call it "Pandemic Gray" but The Garden Guy loves it and you will see it opens the door to one of the toughest, persevering and award-winning plants of all time, Flambé Yellow chrysocephalum. Flambé Yellow gives you both pantone colors on one plant. Silver gray leaves and stems partnered with yellow button flowers that are produced non-stop all growing season. It has won 85 awards from Florida, Georgia to Texas, Delaware to Penn State and Cornell. There aren’...
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Justin Fields wins the 2020 Chicago Tribune Silver Football — the 7th Ohio State player in 9 years to be named the Big Ten’s best player
CHICAGO — At this rate, we might have to rename it the Scarlet and Gray Football. For the seventh time in nine years, an Ohio State player has won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, the 96-year-old award that goes to the Big Ten’s best player as selected by the conference’s head coaches. And the 2020 winner is no surprise: junior quarterback Justin Fields, who leads the undefeated Buckeyes into Monday night’s national championship game against Alabama. Fields finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting in 2019 — his first season in Columbus after transferring from Georgia — but was seventh i...
Texas hires Alabama OC Steve Sarkisian to replace Tom Herman
AUSTIN, Texas — Steve Sarkisian will become the 31st head coach in Texas football history, the university announced on Saturday. Sarkisian, 46, was hired on the same day that Tom Herman's tenure abruptly ended. Herman went 32-18 in four seasons with the Longhorns. “This is a unique and compelling opportunity to lead this storied program to the next level, competing once again amongst the best in college football," Sarkisian said in a statement. "Steve Sarkisian is one of the top offensive minds in the game of football, which he has proved over and over during his time with USC, (the) Atlanta (...
Disney dominates 24th Family Film Awards nominees
Disney dominating everything? Couldn’t be. The entertainment empire unsurprisingly dominated the list of nominees for the 24th Family Film Awards, which will be held at Universal Studios’ Universal Hilton Hotel in late February and air on Reelz in the spring, The Wrap reported Wednesday. Disney properties are nominated across multiple categories including outstanding feature film for last year’s live action “Aladdin” and “The Lion King” remakes and outstanding feature film comedy for “Toy Story 4.” “Avengers: Endgame,” “Star Wars: Episode IX- The Rise of Skywalker,” and “Aladdin” were all nomi...
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Phillies legend Dick Allen dies at 78
Dick Allen, the former Phillies slugger who won over a generation of fans by blasting home runs that often left Connie Mack Stadium, died Monday at his home in Wampum, Pa. He was 78. Mr. Allen played nine of his 15 major-league seasons in Philadelphia, beginning his career as the Rookie of the Year for the star-crossed 1964 Phillies. He hit .318 as a rookie with 29 home runs, which frequently soared over the ballpark’s left-field roof and into North Philadelphia. Mr. Allen was a seven-time All-Star and won the American League MVP Award in 1972 with the White Sox. He also played for the Cardina...
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