Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

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LL Cool J Named Kennedy Center’s First Solo Rap Artist Honoree

Norman Lear, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan also named presidential award honorees

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LL Cool will become the first Kennedy Center’s first rapper honoree at the 40th annual ceremony. Ronald Martinez / Getty Images

LL Cool J will become the first solo rapper to receive the Kennedy Center‘s presidential honor. The 40th annual Honors ceremony, set for Sunday, December 3rd, will also recognize Gloria EstefanLionel RichieNorman Lear and dancer-choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, the New York Times reports.  Continue reading

Alabama Football Rank Number One in New Preseason Poll

Crimson Tide followed by Ohio State, Florida State and USC as college football coaches’ 2017 favorites

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Running back Josh Jacobs #8 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks to escape a tackle by linebacker Christian Miller #47 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during Alabama’s A-Day spring practice game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Michael Chang/Getty Images

The Alabama Crimson Tide didn’t finish last year on top, but according to the first USA Today Amway Coaches Poll, it’s still the favorite team heading into the 2017 college football season.  Continue reading