George Springer, Toronto Blue Jays agree to 6-year, $150M deal, sources say

10:55 PM ETESPN News Services Outfielder George Springer and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a six-year, $150 million contract, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Tuesday.Springer is headed to the Blue Jays’ spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, for a physical. If all goes according to plan, Toronto will get the star…Continue Reading

How George Saunders Is Making Sense of the World Right Now

“The part of the mind that reads a story is also the part that reads the world,” George Saunders writes in A Swim in a Pond in the Rain. It’s perhaps the truest distillation of Saunders’ visionary life and work, encapsulating the characteristic generosity and humanity of his artistic outlook. Saunders—the Booker Prize-winning author of…Continue Reading

George Springer Rumors: Blue Jays’ Contract Offer Worth ‘Well Under’ $150M

Gregory Bull/Associated PressThe Toronto Blue Jays reportedly attempted to sign George Springer to a contract that was “well under” the $150 million the free-agent outfielder is looking for this offseason.Jim Duquette of SNY reported the news Monday, noting Toronto’s offer was still “aggressive” and in the five-year range.The same report noted SNY’s Andy Martino previously…Continue Reading

Paul George, Devin Booker Discuss On-Court Exchange During Clippers vs. Suns

Kevin C. Cox/Associated PressThere were plenty of fireworks during the Los Angeles Clippers’ 112-107 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, and Paul George and Devin Booker even had to be separated following a verbal exchange in the fourth quarter.Both players received technical fouls for the incident.Bleacher Report @BleacherReportDevin Booker and Paul George with some…Continue Reading

Co-Founders Greg George and Dennis McKinley Set to Launch 35 FoodChing Markets in January

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FoodChing co-founders Dennis McKinley and Greg George already operate 7 national food franchise companies but have spent the last 12 months laying the groundwork to launch the first ever food and drink delivery franchise. FoodChing already has thirty five initial markets ready to open. The company is poised for massive growth due…Continue Reading

George Lopez Joins Dito Montiel’s ‘Afterward’ (EXCLUSIVE)

George Lopez has joined the cast of Dito Montiel’s “Afterward.” It’s unclear what role Lopez will play in the dramatic thriller, but he joins an ensemble that includes Aaron Eckhart and Terrence Howard. Lionsgate Grindhouse is distributing the film in North America. “Afterward” will shoot this winter in California. Angel Oak Films is backing the…Continue Reading

Paul George Leads Clippers to Christmas Win over Nuggets; Kawhi Leonard Injured

David Zalubowski/Associated PressThe Los Angeles Clippers learned their lesson from last season’s Western Conference Semifinals. They didn’t waste any opportunity to put the Denver Nuggets away on Christmas in a 121-108 road victory.It was the Nuggets who stormed back from a 3-1 series deficit last postseason to eliminate the Clippers in stunning fashion—a loss that haunted…Continue Reading

Paul George, Kawhi Leonard Dominant as Clippers Beat LeBron James, Lakers

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated PressIt would be difficult to script a better start for the new era of Los Angeles Clippers basketball than Tuesday’s outcome.The Clippers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 116-109 in their season opener at Staples Center in head coach Ty Lue’s first game in his new position. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard led the…Continue Reading

George Clooney on How the Pandemic ‘Changed the Temperature’ of His Sci-Fi Drama ‘The Midnight Sky’

Philippe Antonello/NETFLIX ©2020 Even George Clooney is surprised by how timely his new movie, “The Midnight Sky,” has become since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The film, based on the novel by Lily Brooks-Dalton, is set 30 years in the future after an unspecified calamity has threatened to make Earth unlivable and a team…Continue Reading

George Springer Rumors: Execs See Mets, Blue Jays as Top Contenders for OF

Gregory Bull/Associated PressThe New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays are considered the top two contenders to sign free-agent outfielder George Springer, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN.”Executives believe this is a two-team race between the duo seen as the likely biggest spenders this winter,” Passan added.Springer is one of the top prizes of the…Continue Reading