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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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Former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren joins MSNBC

Longtime Fox News host Greta Van Susteren will join MSNBC as the host of a new early evening program, the channel announced Thursday. Van Susteren’s 7 p.m. program on Fox was called “On The Record.” Her new 6 p.m. program on MSNBC will be called “For The Record.” Her first day on MSNBC will be Monday, January 9. Van Susteren will remain based in Washington, D.C. The content and format of the show will be similar to her Fox show, her husband, the lawyer John Coale, told CNNMoney. “Greta is ...

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Manchester and London to host Olympic celebrations

The success of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic stars is to be celebrated with events in Manchester and London, Theresa May has announced. There will be a parade through the streets of Manchester and another event in the capital in October. The prime minister said: “It will be a celebration fit for heroes – and rightly so, because that is exactly what they are.” Manchester City Council said the area “couldn’t be more thrilled”. Deputy leader Sue Murphy said: “We will be sure to show our athletes the meaning of celebration. ...

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Longtime ESPN host Saunders dead at age 61

12:10 PM ET ESPN.com news services John Saunders, one of the familiar on-air faces of ESPN for nearly 30 years, has died. He was 61. Saunders hosted studio and play-by-play programming. He covered college football, basketball and the NHL for the network, in addition to anchoring SportsCenter. He was also host of The Sports Reporters. Born in Canada, Saunders was an all-star defenseman in the junior hockey leagues of Montreal. He played at Western Michigan and Ryerson Polytechnical in Toronto before becoming one of the most prominent broadcasters of his ...

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Airbnb host banned for denying transgender woman room

Airbnb’s discrimination woes are growing. The company is already being sued for ignoring racial discrimination. The suit claims Airbnb ignored reports from users who were refused a room based on their race. A similar tale surfaced on Twitter this weekend, this time it was a transgender woman who was refused a place to stay. Last year, Shadi Petosky was denied a room listed on Airbnb because she was transgender. After Petosky told the host she was transgender in a message, the host replied to say she would not be able ...

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Mark Zuckerberg to host Glenn Beck at Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg invited prominent conservative media figures, including Glenn Beck and Dana Perino, to a meeting at Facebook’s headquarters this week. The meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, is aimed at addressing the alleged suppression of conservative news stories in Facebook’s “trending” stories section. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Surprise! TV host Maury Povich owns this Montana newspaper

“After nine years, we’re almost breaking even.” Maury Povich’s local newspaper was never meant to be a profit engine. But he’s proud that it is gaining readers, revenue and respect. The weekly paper, the Flathead Beacon, serves the town of Kalispell, Montana, population 90,000. Povich — famous for his eponymous daytime talk show — and his wife, Connie Chung, have a vacation home nearby. “It’s really homegrown and it’s been a critical success,” he said in a telephone interview. To that end, the Columbia Journalism Review recently profiled the paper ...

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