Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Unloads Nearly $100M in Property to Ex-Wife

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In August we learned that Chelsea Owner and Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich got the go ahead to construct a mega-mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It’s a building that will consist of several adjoining townhouses, but also an edifice that it was widely believed he may never actually move into.

This week we learned who is going to have that property, Abramovich’s third ex-wife, Darya Zhukova. The couple divorced about a year ago, and she is set be handed close to $100 million in New York real estate has part of their divorce settlement.

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Man United Tweet Photo of Kanye West in Club Jacket, Fans Get Confused

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As we speak, Kanye West is the top trending term of Twitter nationally due to his lunch at the Office and conversation about prison reform with President Donald Trump. While West has zero governmental policy making experiences or true sociopolitical credentials on which to stand, there he was drawing the attention of the nation’s media.

Attention that could be placed on the historic natural disaster tearing through the southeastern part of the United States today.

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Pole Dancing Tips and Tricks for Beginners

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By Peter Dunn

Not too long ago, pole dance was not widely available to most people because it was mostly regarded as erotic. These days, things have changed since men and women are now more accepting of the exercise. Pole dancing is a wonderful exercise than can greatly help you to become fit.

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Revisiting Disco Demolition Night in Let’s Get Weird, Sports Episode III

“Disco Stu does not advertise,” but I do. The Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast is back with episode number three, centering on Disco Demolition night. Part of the Hammer & Rails Podcast Network, which is under the SB Nation umbrella, the latest edition of LGWS is the most popular episode yet, with 4,150+ listens and counting!

And why not? It is a classic tale of a baseball promotion that worked “too well.” The Chicago White Sox drew too many people, and the event got too much “notoriety” as it was an absolutely cataclysmic night at the old ballpark back in 1979.

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Southern Charm Star Shep Rose Takes in Kathryn Hall Wine Event, Cubs Game

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It’s not every day you run into Shep Rose, star of Bravo reality series “Southern Charm,” but hey, life is random, isn’t it? Rose was at the Kathryn Hall wine event last night at the W Hotel Chicago City Center. The HALL Napa Valley event included a vertical tasting, celebrating the release of the highly anticipated 2015 Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon.

Hall also hosted events in St. Helena, California and Columbus, Ohio. Rose also attended the Chicago Cubs’ loss to their division rivals the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night, posting this colorful Tweet:

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ESPN College Gameday: How it Went From Transcendent to Unwatchable

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Republishing from 9-16-17

To pinpoint what’s so wrong with ESPN College Gameday in 2017, there are a couple different places from which you can start. You can begin with ESPN’s horrible bungling of the Jemele Hill and Robert Lee situations, and go from there. The same principle, that of “let’s try to never hurt anyone’s feelings ever, no matter what the cost, because hurt feelings means upset sponsors” applies across the board.

ESPN should have never apologized for what Jemele Hill said about Donald Trump.

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College Sports Fans Beware the Nefarious Influence of the Recruiting-Industrial Complex

It’s really astounding when you think about it- in an era when almost no one is willing to pay for news content, recruiting services can survive and thrive off a subscription-based business model.

The year-round extensive coverage of college recruiting, at every step in the process, has destroyed media coverage of college sports. It’s not just the rise of the recruiting-industrial complex itself that ruined it. Recruiting sites flourished at the same time social media exploded and these two phenomena fed off of each other to concoct a toxic cocktail.

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Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

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There are many fans of the Rocky movie franchise who believe that part IV was the best film in the series, as it most easily lends itself to the classic David vs. Goliath motif. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is only the latest sports figure to reference the classic tale from 1987 of the American Rocky Balboa (portrayed by Sylvester Stallone) upsetting the heavily favored Soviet Ivan Drago (played by Dolph Lundgren) in Moscow on Christmas Eve.

Rocky is more than a series of sports films, it’s a vital part of the tourist economy in the city of Philadelphia.
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Video of Romelu Lukaku Rocking out to Dr. Dre, Showing Off Cars Goes Viral

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Striker Romelu Lukaku has reported back to Manchester United following his post World Cup holiday.

Lukaku had a fantastic tournament, helping lead Belgium to a historic third place finish in Russia. Before coming back to his club team though, Lukaku posted a video on his Twitter account, set to Dr. Dre’s 1992 hit “Let me Ride,” showing off how he lived large during his vacation.

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Bill Murray Stories: New Doc Exactly What’s Needed Right Now

Paying very close attention to current events these days is a lugubrious chore. Keeping up on trending terms, then seeing why they’re trending, is also currently a very depressing experience.

We really need something and/or someone to step in and remind us all what is actually good about American life. Enter “The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From A Mythical Man.”

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Five Tips for Learning How to Play Tennis for the First Time

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As Wimbledon enters its final week, many people across the world have tennis fever right now. Mid summer is a chance for more people to hit the tennis courts, whether they be seasoned, novice or anywhere else in between.

If you’re a club pro, or as experienced as one, then this article is not for you. What follows is for the beginner who is just learning the ropes of tennis. Here are five things you need to know as you first become familiar with the game.

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UFC 229 and 230 Starting to take Shape

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By Patrick Pearse

It looks like October and November will be stunning months for fans of the Mixed Martial Arts. UFC will be holding two events: UFC 229 in Las Vegas and the UFC 230 card at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Big shows need main events but as of yet nothing has been confirmed. However, the rumor mill is currently working overtime. UFC 229 seems to be heading towards the return to the Octagon of Conor McGregor and one heck of a grudge fight against current UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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