Boxing Historian: Gervonta Davis Should Target Undisputed 135-Pound Champ George Kambosos
By Lem SatterfieldGervonta “Tank” Davis should fight George “Ferocious” Kambosos for the undisputed 135-pound title if he gets beyond Sunday’s WBA “regular” 135-pound title defense against Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz, according to boxing historian Cliff Rold. “Maybe the best thing for boxing is for Tank Davis to fight George Kambosos because Tank’s a young rising star,” said Rold of Davis, a 27-year-old southpaw from Baltimore. Gervonta Davis fights Isaac Cruz, and they’re both in the top 10 at lightweight,” Rold said. It was the worst Teofimo and the best Kambosos, and that’s not enough to beat Gervonta Davis. “If I had to pick one guy to fight Kambosos, I’d want ‘Tank’ Davis, and here’s why: If Tank beats Kambosos, Tank assumes the position as the No.thewestsidegazette.com
Korean Barbecue Frita, Drag Brunch, Puppies and Cocktails, and Other Food Events in Miami This Weekend
Support UsThis weekend, Pincho and Finka team up with the Korean barbecue frita burger, and Beaker & Gray pops up at Minibar for cocktails and dog adoption. EXPAND The Korean barbecue frita is available only this weekend. Courtesy of PinchoKorean Barbecue Frita Burger Collab at PinchoPincho's culinary director Adrian Sanchez has partnered with chef Eileen Andrade of Finka to debut a Korean barbecue frita burger, available this weekend only, to raise money for the Feed the Chain campaign. Photo courtesy of Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co."Fruit Cocktail" Drag Series at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co. Drag brunch is back at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., with the new drag series "Fruit Cocktail" hosted by Miami drag queen Karla Croqueta.miaminewtimes.com
One Good Thing: Special Olympian spreads message of love
(Gary Schottle via AP)Gary Schottle arrived in time to see the other kids in line hitting and jumping on his young son. Special Olympics changed everything. Special Olympics has since branched out to more than 170 countries, empowering more than 5 million athletes who had often been cast aside. In 20 years of Special Olympics competition, Tank's confidence has soared, his leadership spreading across playing fields, the Houston area and beyond. Once one of the bullied, he has become a living embodiment of the Special Olympics message.
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby Brown gets her first starring role in a Netflix film, “Enola Holmes,” coming to the streamer Wednesday. — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival was supposed to take place in June in Tennessee but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, though, the festival is launching Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast featuring new performances as well as content from the Bonnaroo archive. The two-hour film will be available at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday at pbs.org/frontline and on YouTube at 9 p.m. EDT.
ABC renews 19 shows, adds David E. Kelley drama 'Big Sky'
LOS ANGELES ABC is bringing back the lions share of its series for next season, including black-ish, A Million Little Things and The Rookie.They are among the 19 shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding to a list of previously announced renewals. New series debuting next season include Big Sky, a thriller from writer-producer David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies, Boston Legal), the comedy Call Your Mother and game show revival Supermarket Sweep with host Leslie Jones ("Saturday Night Live"). As with other networks facing the uncertainty of an industrywide, coronavirus-caused production halt, ABC is releasing its plans later than usual and piecemeal. Among the ABC series that wont be back: sitcoms Bless This Mess, Schooled and Single Parents, the drama Emergence, and Kids Say the Darndest Things, a reality show hosted by Tiffany Haddish. Decisions on The Beauty and the Baker and For Life have yet to be announced.
Family affair: Billie Eilish, Finneas win big at Grammys
“When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” — created in the musicians’ Los Angeles home — helped Eilish win the top four honors, including album, song and record of the year, along with best new artist. Eilish won five honors. Together, they also won best pop vocal album, while Finneas’ individual honors included producer of the year (non-classical) and best engineered album (non-classical). Mill performed a new song called “Letter to Nipsey” while others joined together for “Higher,” which won best rap/sung performance. “To my mother, you did a great job raising this guy,” Tyler, who won best rap album, said to his mom, who was onstage and crying by side.