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Marlon Byrd: With Their Chemistry, Mets Can Win 90 Games — Or More

Originally posted on CBS New York:

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —  Marlon Byrd believes in the Mets.

And he doesn’t even play for them anymore.

The right fielder — who was excellent for the Amazin’s in 2013 before being traded to the Pirates — signed a two-year, $16 million contract with the Phillies in November.

The 36-year-old veteran remains close with several Mets players, and he worked out with Lucas Duda and Josh Satin in the offseason.

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Byrd still has a tremendous amount of respect for the organization that took a flyer on him last year and paved the way for his lucrative deal with Philadelphia. And unlike many, he’s not at all surprised that the Mets are off to a hot start and winning games.

“The chemistry over in that clubhouse … there’s a reason that the team’s winning over there,” Byrd said, according to WFAN’s Ed…

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Oprah: Basketball Mogul? Winfrey Joins Geffen, Ellison In Bid For Clippers

Originally posted on Variety:

Oprah Winfrey is at the center of an empire that includes stakes in a cable network and a glitzy magazine. Is she about to add a major sports team to her holdings?

“Oprah Winfrey is in discussions with David Geffen and Larry Ellison to make a bid for the Los Angeles Clippers should the team become available,” said Nicole Nichols, a spokeswoman for the lifestyle guru, in a statement. The Wall Street Journal previously reported Winfrey’s interest in the team.

The Los Angeles Clippers are widely seen as being in play – the mergers-and-acquisitions kind, that is – after National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver ruled that current owner Donald Sterling was banned from the league after being caught on tape uttering racist remarks about African-Americans. According to Silver, Sterling verified his voice was the one heard on the recording. Silver has said he will try to get NBA owners…

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Facebook Launches Mobile Like Button For Sharing From Apps

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

Facebook today announced the launch of its mobile ‘Like’ button for sharing from apps. This complements Facebook’s Like button for the mobile and desktop web. Given the importance of mobile apps for Facebook, it’s a surprise the company didn’t launch this before. Read More

April 30, 2014 at 11:26PM


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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure


Totally Awesome!

Originally posted on My DVD Reviews :

Keanu Reeves (The Matrix) and Alex Winter (The Lost Boys) deliver ?spirited performances? (The Hollywood Reporter) in the original righteous comedy about the two ditzy dudes from San Dimas, California. Also starring George Carlin, this hysterically funny historical comedy is a ?snappily directed? (Time), ?bouncy good time? (The Boston Globe) and a party that goes on and on! Bill (Winter) and Ted (Reeves) have spent so much time forming their rock band, The Wyld Stallyns, that they?re flunking history. Whoa, duuuude! And when Ted?s dad threatens to send him away to military school, Bill and Ted realize it could mean the most heinous end of The Stallyns! Luckily, a guardian angel from the future, Rufus (Carlin), has come to them with a most bodacious solution: a time-traversing phone booth to take them into the past to learn about the world from some of history?s most influential personalities. Their journey through…

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