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Where band names come from

Chris Martin of Coldplay, left, and rock band The Beatles, right.  (AP) You know their music, but do you know where their name comes from? From Pearl Jam to The Beatles, what’s the meaning behind these band names. 1. Lynyrd Skynyrd The band’s name came from band members’ Gary Rossington and Bob Burns’ strict high school gym teacher named Leonard ...

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Bruno Mars announces new special guests for '24K Magic' tour after Cardi B drops out

Bruno Mars announced new special guests for his ’24K Magic’ tour on Tuesday after Cardi B dropped out.  (Reuters) Bruno Mars is ready to hit the road again! The 32-year-old “That’s What I Like” crooner announced that Ciara, Boys II Men, Charlie Wilson and Ella Mai will be joining him on the North American leg of his upcoming 24K Magic World Tour this fall. The news ...

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Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr thankful to have WR Jordy Nelson in fold

Quarterback Derek Carr is thrilled the Oakland Raiders secured the services of veteran wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Carr glowingly shared his feelings about the offseason acquisition to the East Bay Times recently. “I can’t say enough good things. I can’t believe Green Bay let him go, but I’m glad he’s here,” the 27-year-old Carr said. The Packers released Nelson in ...

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Kansas City Royals ship All-Star Mike Moustakas to Milwaukee Brewers

July 28 (UPI) — The Kansas City Royals have traded two-time All-Star Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee and Kansas City announced the pact late Friday night. The Royals acquired outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed pitcher Jorge Lopez in exchange for the veteran third baseman. Moustakas hit .249 with 20 home runs and 62 RBIs in 98 games this ...

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Chargers fear CB Verrett has torn Achilles

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett could miss the 2018 season after he was injured during Friday’s conditioning test, the NFL Network reported. The 27-year-old Verrett sustained what is feared to be a torn Achilles tendon, according to multiple media outlets, and is undergoing further testing. It marks the latest in a series of devastating injuries to Verrett, who was ...

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Colts sign free agent S Shamarko Thomas

The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent safety Shamarko Thomas and waived cornerback Juante Baldwin to make room on the roster, the team reported on Wednesday. The Colts also placed tackle Anthony Castonzo, tackle/guard Denzelle Good and tackle Austin Howard on the Non-Football Injury List. The three players will count towards the team’s 90-man roster. The 5-9, 205-pound Thomas has played ...

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