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Netflix’s new military action flick looks like ‘Narcos’ meets ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ | Task and Purpose

A new trailer for Netflix’s Triple Frontier dropped last week, and it looks like a gritty mash-up of post-9/11 war dramas Zero Dark Thirty and Hurt Locker and crime thrillers Narcos and The Town. The movie’s star-studded cast includes Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal, just about all of whom have tried their hand (successfully) ... Read More »

Dee Snider: I didn’t think Metallica would make it | Louder Sound

Dee Snider has admitted that he didn’t think Metallica would make it after he saw them performing live early in their career. The former Twisted Sister vocalist, who released his most recent album For The Love Of Metal last year, was speaking with Detroit radio station WRIF 101.1FM, when he reflected on touring with the thrash giants. He said: “Those ... Read More »

LeBron James must now face harsh reality with Lakers after All-Star Weekend | USA Today

LeBron James’ team won the All-Star Game, but that’s not the only reason why he had a ton of fun over the past few days. In keeping with his status as one of the best basketball players ever, James likes being around the best guys, the finest athletes, the coolest kids on the block. When he was in high school, ... Read More »

“SEAL Team’s” Judd Lormand Dishes On How He Prepared For His Role As Lieutenant Commander Eric Blackburn | Haute Living

After appearing in more than 70 feature films (opposite Woody Harrelson in “LBJ” and Tom Cruise in “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”) and television shows like “American Horror Story,” Judd Lormand is most easily recognizable for his role on the CBS hit TV series “SEAL Team”. In his role on the show (which also stars David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot and ... Read More »

James Harden not expecting to top 30 points in All-Star Game | Sky Sports

James Harden, who has scored 30-plus-points in 31 successive regular season games, does not expect such a productive night in the All-Star Game. Harden’s 31-game scoring streak has been one of the biggest storylines of the regular season so far and has propelled the Houston Rockets guard back to the forefront of the MVP conversation. However, Harden – who was ... Read More »

Should US troops be involved in the Yemen civil war? | Military Times

House lawmakers approved a measure to block all U.S. forces and equipment from involvement in the ongoing civil war in Yemen, in an effort to stop American forces from assisting Saudi Arabia in the hostilities there. The 248-177 vote could soon spur the first veto of President Donald Trump’s administration, since White House officials have already criticized the resolution as ... Read More »

NFL roster cut candidates: Ryan Tannehill, Case Keenum among players who could be released | USA Today

While others celebrate Valentine’s Day, veteran NFL players are often left to spend February fearing a breakup. Ahead of the new league year and free agency — they begin simultaneously on March 13 — teams kick off the weeks after the Super Bowl by clearing cap space. That frequently means saying farewell to notable players whose performances no longer justify ... Read More »

As sexual assault cases rise, service academy superintendents struggle for solutions | Military Times

Lawmakers on Wednesday angrily chastised military officials for not doing enough to address the “crisis” of sexual assault at the three service academies, noting that their promises for change have not resulted in better results so far. “After a decade-plus of concerted efforts to address sexual harassment and assault, the problem has only gotten worse,” said Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., ... Read More »

Colin Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing in new AAF league | USA Today

A person with knowledge of the conversation tells The Associated Press that the new Alliance of American Football spoke with Colin Kaepernick during its development about joining the league. But Kaepernick wanted $20 million or more to consider playing with the league that had its debut last weekend. AAF co-founder Bill Polian told The Athletic that league CEO Charlie Ebersol ... Read More »

Indian Army is buying new, more powerful US rifles: All you need to know | Business Standard

Indian Army’s frontline infantry soldiers will reportedly be equipped with new assault rifles under a Rs 700-crore contract between the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the US firm Sig Sauer. MoD officials have told news agencies that the contract is for 72,400 assault rifles, which will be acquired under the fast-track procurement procedure. The procurement is part of the Army’s ... Read More »