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Sharapova relishing 'emotional' Beijing showdown

Sharapova relishing 'emotional' Beijing showdown

The former number one, on the comeback trail since April following the ban for taking the banned substance meldonium, had to dig deep as she defeated compatriot Ekaterina Makarova over three sets in the second round. The five-time Grand Slam victor Sharapova racked up eight double faults through the first two sets before swiftly sealing the match in the decider, 6-1.


Bob Seger postpones remaining tour dates due to 'urgent medical issue'

Bob Seger postpones remaining tour dates due to 'urgent medical issue'

Seger kicked off his current tour last month in OH and sold out each of the first 13 shows. None of those dates have been canceled, and updated tickets will be issued once dates are set. "It's a privilege to play for our incredible fans". No further details are available at this time. The release said the concert would be rescheduled and that a date would be announced as soon as it was available.


Jared Leto Will Play Hugh Hefner for Brett Ratner

Jared Leto Will Play Hugh Hefner for Brett Ratner

In the meantime, Leto can next be seen in 'Blade Runner 2049 , ' in cinemas from Thursday, 5 October. Hefner died September 27 at his home in the Playboy Mansion surrounded by his four adult children and wife Crystal . THR also says Ratner has plans to bring back the '60s talk show Playboy After Dark , though we doubt Leto will also be filling in for Hefner as host.


El Centro Fire Department to host annual Fire Safety Open House

El Centro Fire Department to host annual Fire Safety Open House

Domino's Pizza will be doing it's part to spread awareness of fire safety in both Bay City and Flint next week. Fire Prevention Day is set to take place on Tues., Oct. More than half of all fatal home fires happen at night while people are asleep. During the week, families are encouraged to draw a map of their home, marking two exits from each room and a path to the outside from each exit.


ESPN changes Monday night's national anthem coverage plan after Las Vegas shooting

ESPN changes Monday night's national anthem coverage plan after Las Vegas shooting

This article has been updated with networks' coverage of the national anthem Sunday . Now, the National Football League ratings are in for Monday night, and it's everything you'd expect. CBS Sports showed the anthem live before its game telecasts. An exception was made before the games of Week 3, with protests everywhere, by Fox, CBS, NBC, the NFL Network and DirecTV.


Kate Winslet Joins 'Avatar' Universe With Director James Cameron

Kate Winslet Joins 'Avatar' Universe With Director James Cameron

Avatar 2 has just begun principal photography a few weeks ago and it looks like the production's been bringing in some new faces into the science fiction film series. We'll have to wait and see. According to EW, Winslet has joined the filmmarker's billion-dollar Avatar franchise for its upcoming sequels. Winslet previously discussed her friendship with DiCaprio in the October issue of Glamour U.K., telling the magazine she remains "very close" pals with the actor.