NFL fans roasted the Chiefs for their costly first-half penalties vs. Titans

By: Henry McKenna | January 19, 2020 4:31 pm A costly encroachment penalty in the AFC Championship Game? You’d think the Kansas City Chiefs would have learned their lesson last year. During the second quarter of the Chiefs’ matchup against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium during the AFC title game, Kansas City committed a…

Michelle Obama listens to Lizzo, Nipsey Hussle and Ed Sheeran on her 2020 workout playlist

Rasha Ali USA TODAY Published 5:06 PM EST Jan 19, 2020 Michelle Obama is the gift that keeps on giving. The former first lady shared her 2020 workout playlist (and maybe the secret behind her renowned arms?) to social media on Sunday and gave those looking to keep their New Year’s fitness resolution a boost of motivation. “It’s…

Roxanne Modafferi still a ‘good Jedi’ after UFC 246, addresses Maycee Barber mic incident

By: Nolan King and Ken Hathaway | January 19, 2020 4:00 pm LAS VEGAS – Roxanne Modafferi was a 6-to-1 underdog entering UFC 246, but she didn’t let that faze her. At this point in her career, Modafferi (24-16 MMA, 3-4 UFC) is well-acquainted with the underdog label. Like she’s done so many times before,…

Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats declare open season on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

Jessica Guynn USA TODAY Published 3:50 PM EST Jan 19, 2020 Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi used to be Facebook’s friends. Not anymore. A day after Pelosi kicked off a new war of words, calling the social media giant’s behavior “shameful” and “irresponsible,” Biden ramped up the Democrats’ open season on Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg,…

Kinder, gentler Conor McGregor? Don’t expect it in Khabib Nurmagomedov rematch

By: John Morgan and Ken Hathaway | January 19, 2020 3:15 pm LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor was universally praised for his refreshingly professional demeanor ahead of UFC 246, but “The Notorious” isn’t willing to promise he can do the same against Khabib Nurmagomedov. “It’s got very personal with that man and his team,” McGregor…

Steve Smith explains what would heal his relationship with the Panthers

By: Henry McKenna | January 19, 2020 3:11 pm Steve Smith is ready to go back to the Carolina Panthers — with one provision. Smith had essentially disowned the Panthers after he departed the team in 2014 when he signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Smith spent 13 seasons with the Panthers, but his relationship with…

‘Cats’ musical superfan Kristen Bell has an elaborate plan to see the movie (twice)

Kelly Lawler USA TODAY Published 3:11 PM EST Jan 19, 2020 PASADENA, Calif. – When you’re a kid and you love musical theater, there really is nothing better than “Cats.” Kristen Bell knows this.  The “Frozen” actress was speaking to reporters at the Television Critics Association Sunday to promote her new Apple TV+ animated musical series, “Central…