Sights and sounds from BYU football spring camp: ‘It’s time to get going for next year’

sportSights and sounds from BYU football spring camp: ‘It’s time to get going for next year’
PROVO — With snow blanketing the roads outside, the BYU football team hit the Indoor Practice Facility field on Monday morning for the Cougars’ first practice of spring camp. BYU, starting its second full season under Kalani Sitake’s coaching staff, will …
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Mississippi State capitalizes on Ole Miss turmoil, signs head coach Dan Mullen to an extension
Mississippi State Bulldogs head football coach Dan Mullen signed a multi-year extension yesterday to keep him in Starkville, MS through the 2020 season. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen receives 4-year extension thru February 2021. He will earn $ 4.5 …
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WATCH: Texas Longhorns RB Chris Warren rehab feature
Texas Longhorns running back Chris Warren III couldn’t have asked for a better start to his collegiate career. Warren set a Texas freshman record with 276 yards and four touchdowns against Texas Tech at the end of the 2015 season. In his first start.
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The Economics of Music Festivals: Who’s Getting Rich, Who’s Going Broke?

musicThe Economics of Music Festivals: Who’s Getting Rich, Who’s Going Broke?
Nothing better exemplifies this than Coachella, the crown jewel among destination music festivals, a sort of spring break for music lovers. Three days of music, over 150 bands, repeated over two weekends (the second week starts on Friday) featuring a …
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The ten best summer music festivals in Colorado
A Colorado summer can be short, but there are plenty of ways to make it sweet, especially if you pack it with as many festivals, road trips and patios as possible. We’ve picked out ten music festivals sure to give you the flavor of the state’s musical …
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Are corporate music festivals killing local venues?
I saw another side of the live music business as the former director of operations at a mid-sized concert venue. We weren’t large enough to host performance acts in their prime, for the most part; the superstars of their time played amphitheaters and high …
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It’s showtime! Ariana Grande is going back to musicals and would be PERFECT for these 6 roles

musicIt’s showtime! Ariana Grande is going back to musicals and would be PERFECT for these 6 roles
Ariana Grande has dropped the mic (temporarily) to star in ‘Hairspray Live!‘, this year as Penny Pingleton aka the most accurate role for Ari ever. Since we know theatre, musicals especially is Ari’s first love, we thought why not pick out which …
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The Muni brings audiences ‘Under the Sea’ with production of ‘The Little Mermaid’
“I really enjoy fantasy (musicals) because there are a lot of artistic licenses (one can take) with cast, makeup, costumes and characters,” he said. Lanser and Fisher last appeared at The Muni in the Elvis Presley jukebox production “All Shook Up” two …
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Sister Patricia Joseph Corkery, 94, educator
and at what is now Merion Mercy Academy. She directed many student musicals and operettas at both schools. By studying in the summers, in 1966 she earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart. From 1964 to 1968 …
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Kentucky ‘always going to be home’ for NBA’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

sportKentucky ‘always going to be home’ for NBA’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
While the former Kentucky basketball star was back in town Saturday for a youth camp, he took some time to reminisce about the good old days when he and Anthony Davis led the Wildcats to the 2012 NCAA title and then went 1-2 in the NBA Draft.
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Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette keeps his NBA dream alive
Passing the basketball I’ve gotten better at that. I feel like I’m better than I’ve ever been and I’ve got to continue to work to get better.” Whether NBA executives agree with his better-than-ever assessment could be the factor in whether he …
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Twitter strikes deal with the NBA to stream live, original programming
“Watching NBA basketball together with Twitter is a great experience, and the league has been at the forefront of embracing new ways to reach their fans. We’re happy to bring even more great NBA content to our global audience.” As of late, Twitter …
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Rick Ross & 50 Cent Are Still Going Back & Forth On Instagram

musicRick Ross & 50 Cent Are Still Going Back & Forth On Instagram
Rick Ross and 50 Cent’s beef may be eternal. The two have been feuding since 2009, and just when you feel the tension between the two has died down, 50 finds a way to the light it up once again. As with most of Fif’s battles, the comments have been …
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How ESPN Is Incorporating HipHop Artists To Expand Its Audience
Hailing as one of America’s most prominent and consistent counter cultures, hip-hop has been able to combat issues such as institutionalized racism, while still being able to provide club symphonies at King of Diamonds. The artists that embody hip-hop …
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Rapper Young B: Ex-Manager’s Trying to … Jack My ‘Love & Hip Hop‘ Check
Young B — best known for her 2006 hit “Chicken Noodle Soup” — says a former manager is extorting her for a cut of her “Love & Hip Hop: New York” dough, and he might get her tossed from the show. The rapper says she hadn’t heard from Arthur Smith in 5 …
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