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Ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond injured in Swiss crash

Former Top Gear host Richard Hammond has been flown to hospital after a crash while filming in Switzerland. The 47-year-old was on a practice run for a race in an electric car for Amazon Prime show The Grand Tour. Mr Hammond “climbed out of the car himself before the vehicle burst into flames”, the show said in a statement. Co-host Jeremy Clarkson tweeted that it was the “most frightening” accident he had ever seen but said Mr Hammond, who fractured a knee, was “mostly OK”. The show’s statement said Mr ...

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Jimmy Kimmel to host 90th Academy Awards

The Oscars in 60 seconds Jokingly taking the blame for the biggest snafu in the history of the Oscars hasn’t hurt Jimmy Kimmel one bit. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that Kimmel will return to host the 90th Oscars ceremony. Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will also return next year. “Mike and Jennifer produced a beautiful show that was visually stunning. And Jimmy proved, from his opening monologue all the way through a finale we could never have imagined, that he is one ...

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Champion Pats host Chiefs to open '17 season

10:44 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will open the 2017 NFL season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, on Thursday, Sept. 7. The matchup was one of the highlights as the league officially released the entire schedule of games Thursday night. Other Week 1 matchups include: The NFL had previously said that the Patriots and Raiders would be playing in Mexico City this season but hadn’t announced a date. The game will be played on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4:25 p.m. ...

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Sources: Dallas favored to host 2018 draft

8:01 AM ET Field YatesESPN Insider Close Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston’s Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider. Dallas has emerged as a favorite to host the 2018 NFL draft at the Cowboys’ new training facility in Frisco, Texas, league sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Philadelphia is also in contention, while Kansas City and Green Bay are considered long shots. An official decision on ...

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Alec Baldwin returns to host an 'SNL' that he and Trump have made great again

‘SNL’ mocks Trump’s Twitter use Alec Baldwin is more than just one thing on “Saturday Night Live.” He’s Pete Schweddy of “Schweddy Balls” and the scoutmaster in “Canteen Boy” and Tony Bennett and, as of this Saturday night, the person who’s hosted SNL 17 times, more than anyone else. But it’s this latest stint as host that may end up defining Baldwin’s legacy on the show. That’s because Baldwin will likely once again pucker his lips and don a yellow wig and become President Donald Trump, and Trump will most ...

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