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Nicholas Messa

Bio: Nicholas Messa is a recent graduate from Florida State University. With a passion for writing, Nicholas graduated with a BS in English, and has moved on to publish two poems.
TV

Batman spinoff series to come after “The Penguin”

Dylan Clark, producer of “The Batman,” has confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that another spinoff series in Robert Pattinson’s universe is being looked at. “There’s another television exploration we’re going to do. We’re looking at this entire world as it relates to who Batman is — the antagonists around them, all …

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Sports

Russia ban from Olympics cuts deeper with new “Individual Neutral Athletes” team

This year the Olympics will see a much smaller number of Russian and Belarusian competitors. This is due to the new application system the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has placed on Russia and Belarus since the invasion of Ukraine in 2022. The IOC required athletes from Russia and Belarus to …

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Politics

Kamala Harris delivers speech at rally in Milwaukee, crowd chants with her

Kamala Harris went to Wisconsin for her first rally since she secured enough delegates to become the likely Democratic nominee for the presidential race. Harris was expected to lay out the Democratic Party’s case against former President Donald Trump, and it seems that she did just that. Harris held the …

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Sports

Team USA beats out former FIBA champ Germany in stunning 92-88 finish

Team USA, led by newly-appointed flag bearer LeBron James, edged out a win over the reigning FIBA champions Germany in a 92-88 finish in London on Monday, just days away from the start of the Olympics. Following Saturday’s close victory over South Sudan, the USA were once again fighting through …

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Sports

LeBron selected as flag bearer for Team USA

LeBron James has been selected as one of the two American athletes to bear the U.S. flag during the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics. James was selected by his peers across all sports as the flag bearer for the Paris Olympics. He is the first men’s basketball player to …

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Sports

Lakers beat Cavs in Summer game, Bronny puts up 13 points

The Los Angeles Lakers beat out the Cleveland Cavaliers in a close 93-89 finish on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. This puts the Lakers at a 2-2 record for the NBA Summer League, but the attention of many was focused on one person alone: Bronny James. Everyone has had eyes …

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Sports

USA smashes Serbia in a 105-79 finish before Paris Olympics

The U.S.A. Basketball team beat Serba 105-79 in the final game of the U.S.A. Basketball Showcase in Abu Dhabi, just over a week ahead of the 2024 Olympics.in Paris. Stephen Curry demonstrated his offensive prowess with 24 points, pulling through with a great game after two games that were lacking …

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Sports

AL beats NL 5-3 in MLB All-Star Game, Duran named MVP

With the final night of the MLB All-Star weekend, the MLB All-Star Game was nothing short of a spectacular closing to the events in Arlington, Texas. James Duran of the Boston Red Sox was named MVP, his first All-Star appearance that ended in a fantastic way. Duran came into the …

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Sports

Teoscar Hernández wins MLB Home Run Derby

Teoscar Hernández became the new champion of the MLB Home Run Derby late Monday night. Hernández edged out Kansas City Royals player Bobby Witt Jr. in the last round of the Home Run Derby at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Hernández barely beat out Witt as Witt’s last attempt …

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Sports

Spain overcomes England to win Euro 2024

Another amazing Euro Cup ended on Sunday, with Spain being crowned the Euro 2024 champions for a record fourth time. With a 2-1 finish over opponent England, Spain won with goals from Nico Williams in the 47th minute and Mikel Oyarzabal in the 86th minute, despite losing key midfielder Rodrigo …

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Sports

Argentina beats Colombia to win nation’s 16th Copa América, fans get unruly before game

Argentina beat Colombia 1-0 in extra time to win the nation’s 16th Copa América late Sunday night at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Due to rowdy fans outside causing damage and delays, the game started at 9:22 pm ET, 82 minutes after the scheduled start time. After Lionel Messi …

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Sports

2024 MLB Home Run Derby this Monday in Arlington, Texas

The 2024 Home Run Derby kicks off this Monday at the Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Occurring one day before the 2024 All-Star game, the Home Run Derby is one of the most enjoyable nights of baseball in the season. Some rule changes are being rolled out this year. …

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