Burt Bacharach, the legendary songwriter behind hits like “Walk on By,” “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” and “I Say a Little Prayer,” has died. The composer was best known for his decades-long partnership with lyricist Hal David, with whom he penned dozens of hits, including many for Dionne Warwick. “I thought it would really hurt my mom’s feelings,” Bacharach told Entertainment Weekly in 1997 of continuing his lessons. “That’s the only reason I did not stop.” Bacharach went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in music. Pretty good work ethic,” Bacharach told EW.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) faced an incredible amount of controversy surrounding lack of diversity in board members / voting, nominations and beyond. As a punishment of sorts, the Golden Globe Awards did not air last year and stars boycotted the ceremony. NBC aired the show on a Tuesday night with comedian Jerrod Carmichael as host. Stars from Steven Spielberg to honoree Eddie Murphy, Selena Gomez, Brad Pitt, Rihanna and more were in the audience. The three-hour telecast serves as the official kickoff to the 2023 award season airing live from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on NBC and Peacock.2 months ago LATF USA
What you need to know about college football's Top 25 games for Week 8Show Caption Hide Caption Is Nick Saban still the best coach in college football? Kickoff: NoonTV: FoxBetting info: Odds, moneyline and moreWhat to know: The most intriguing subplot to Saturday’s game is whether Ohio State quarterback C.J. — Todd Shanesy, Greenville NewsKickoff: 7 p.m.TV: ESPNBetting info: Odds, moneyline and moreWhat to know: The Crimson Tide ranks dead last among FBS teams with 66 accepted penalties through seven games. — Jacob Unruh, The OklahomanKickoff: 3:30 p.m.TV: ACC NetworkBetting info: Odds, moneyline and moreWhat to know: No. — Keith Jenkins, Cincinnati EnquirerKickoff: 3:30 p.m.TV: ESPN2Betting info: Odds, moneyline and moreWhat to know: The Tigers have their highest scoring average in three seasons (35.6 points).4 months ago USA Today
Watched by Benzema, Madrid beats Sevilla 3-1 to extend leadBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema proudly showed his Ballon d’Or award to fans at the Santiago Bernabéu and then sat back to watch Real Madrid beat Sevilla 3-1 and increase its lead of the Spanish league on Saturday. Vinícius Júnior set up two goals for Madrid as the Brazil winger continues to excel both with, and without, Benzema playing by his side. Luka Modric and former Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane, both former Ballon d’Or winners, handed Benzema his award in a ceremony before kickoff. The Madrid striker hoisted it high to receive the applause of fans, who turned out for the celebration and the match amid steady rain in Spain’s capital. Modric then proceeded to ensure that Madrid did not miss Benzema’s goals, scoring from an assist by Vinícius to give Madrid the lead five minutes into the game.4 months ago USA Today
Erling Haaland is back. Hardly a crisis for Haaland, but a very quiet week given that we’ve been accustomed to him breaking records seemingly every few days this season. In truth, it was always going to be almost impossible to maintain, but two goals against Brighton on Saturday suggest the respite for Premier League defences is over already. Haaland has now netted 22 times in 15 matches for City, including 17 in 11 Premier League fixtures. Haaland on course to score 59 Premier League goals in 2022-2317 goals in 11 games equates to roughly 1.55 goals per match.4 months ago AS USA
'It was a big moment': Red Bull F1 team dedicates U.S. Grand Prix win to late co-founderShow Caption Hide Caption 4-time F1 world champion Vettel states he will retire at end of the 2022 season Four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel announced Thursday that he plans to retire at end of the 2022 season. Sporting his shirt tucked into a pair of jeans in tribute to the Red Bull co-founder, Horner said the manner of the victory was particularly poignant, as Verstappen celebrated on the podium with Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko. Red Bull is synonymous with having a party — that’s part of our vibe and we will party hard tonight. He gave me a chance as a 31-year-old team principal; he’s given all these young drivers a chance; he’s given engineers a chance all up and down the pit lane. Two grand prix teams, a grand prix circuit, all the young drivers, the thousands of people he has given employment to and opportunity to.4 months ago USA Today
DeAndre Hopkins, defense lead Arizona Cardinals to home victory against New Orleans SaintsShow Caption Hide Caption Patriots, Titans and other picks for NFL Week 7 | Lorenzo's Locks Lorenzo Reyes is back with his picks for Week 7 around the NFL. Lorenzo's LocksGLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals finally won at State Farm Stadium. Adding the Cardinals’ offensive touchdown at the end of the first half, Arizona scored three touchdowns in less than three minutes. Arizona went into the locker room at halftime with a 28-14 lead and never trailed in the second half. DeAndre Hopkins makes noticeable differenceMaking his season debut after a six-game suspension, Hopkins was the star the Cardinals offense desperately needed.5 months ago USA Today
Deals 'too good to be true': Why booking flights on third-party websites can be riskyShow Caption Hide Caption How you can prepare for this year's busy holiday travel season Experts are predicting a busy holiday travel season. Travelers say customer service can be hard to reach at online travel agencies if something goes wrong. Lackluster customer serviceFlyers who book on third-party platforms also often can't contact the airline directly for customer service. "No matter who you’re booking through, you’re putting your travel in the hands of a middleman," he said. "The advantage of booking directly with the airline is that you can reach directly the airline and they can go in and make the ticket changes yourself ...5 months ago USA Today