The ultimate 'America' playlist for your Fourth of July

 The Fourth of July is only a few days away, which means time is dwindling down if you want to organize a party or figure out where you’ll be eating, drinking and watching the fireworks during the holiday. With all this planning, some things tend to fall through the cracks, like the music selection. Allow us to be your DJ and save you some time with these 25 songs that form the...
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Tracking the absent Elvis Presley plaque

Construction north and south of Market Street displaced a plaque commemorating the final concert performance by Elvis Presley. The marker is absent today on the show's 40th anniversary, but a comeback special is in the works.                

The 25 greatest movie soundtracks

The modern movie soundtrack era as we know it essentially began in 1967, when Mike Nichols's primarily scored "The Graduate" to the music of Simon & Garfunkel. This gave way to filmmakers like Dennis Hopper and Martin Scorsese infusing their movies with popular songs of the era. When the soundtrack for "Saturday Night Fever" sold over fourteen million copies in the late 1970s...
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Baseball, Las Vegas, and Area 51

Glitz, glamour, and gambling—escalated, somewhat, by gaudiness, garishness, and greed—fuel Las Vegas. It is, after all, a desert metropolis built on a foundation of fantasy. It is also where Elvis Presley made his live performance comeback after eight years of concentrating on movies and albums; where Frank Sinatra led a group of his former Army buddies to rob five casinos on...
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April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Elvis Presley, A.C. Green films highlight next batch of 30 for 30 Shorts

ESPN’s bite-sized 30 for 30 Shorts series returns this week with the first of five new documentary shorts, focusing on a golfer in Lower Manhattan who borrows clubs and doesn’t use traditional golf balls. Here’s the full description of Tiger Hood, which premieres online this Tuesday and debuts on the 6 PM SportsCenter this Friday. The first documentary short premieres tomorrow...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Monte Irvin: The Last Eagle

Once upon a decade—the one that introduced Elvis Presley, car tailfins, and McDonald’s franchises—a ballplayer blessed with speed, grace, and athleticism rivaling Orsippus climbed to the apex of baseball, popular culture, and media. The year was 1951. The place was New York City. The ballplayer was Willie Mays. Talent alone does not make a major leaguer, however. Responding...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James mosaic to be created entirely out of submitted fan photos (video)

An Ohio-based company known for creating amazing portraits of mosaic art through unconventional methods is taking on a big-time, hometown hero as its next project. Fan Mosaics, based in Northfield, Ohio, about 30 minutes outside of Cleveland, has done mosaic portraits of the likes of Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Jerry Garcia, will be creating […] The post LeBron James mosaic...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Decade of Baseball Migration

The 1950s was a decade of change. Elvis Presley spearheaded the introduction of rock and roll, television replaced radio as the preferred mass medium for news and entertainment, and baseball migrated westward. Way westward for two teams, mid-westward for two others. With a history dating back to 1871, the Braves resided in Boston until moving to Milwaukee after the 1952 season...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Compares Johnny Manziel To Elvis Presley

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones finally came forward and admitted that Johnny Manziel was the highest rated player on their draft board and then added that Johnny Manziel is just like Elvis Presley. Manziel might be more famous than Presley at this point thanks to ESPN’s obsession. The post Jerry Jones Compares Johnny Manziel To Elvis Presley appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Didn't Want Elvis Presley (aka Johnny Manziel) Taking the Spotlight Away From Him

The world wanted Jerry Jones to pick up Johnny Manziel if he was actually available when it came time for the Cowboys to make a pick Thursday night. We were all simply dying to see Jerry's team become Johnny's--and you know it would have.But Jerry passed on Johnny Football for an interesting reason--he was too much like Elvis Presley. Jones referred to Manziel as Elvis Presley for...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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