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TV Version of 'Big' in the Works

A television adaptation of the popular 1988 Tom Hanks comedy film Big, about a kid who literally grows up overnight, is currently in the works. The series is being developed for
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Preller Versus The Volcano

Joe Versus The Volcano is my favorite movie. I know it’s not a great movie, and I know that in terms of Tom Hanks’ career, it’s considered a bit of a joke and a disappointment, but I love it.  The San Diego Padres are my favorite baseball team. I know that in terms of  Major League Baseball teams, they are considered a bit of a joke and are always disappointing, but I love...
Via Padres Public
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Phillips wants the responsibility that would come with being Senators' captain

On the big screen last year, Tom Hanks played the lead role in a blockbuster drama about a veteran sailor who saved himself and his crew against long odds while facing a frightening open seas attack by Somali pirates. Ottawa’s version of a Captain Phillips drama could feature a veteran defenceman who hopes to lead himself and crew to success against long odds while facing an intimidating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Women's World Cup turf war heats up

Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass. A group of players from the U.S. women's national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qualifying, have joined with several international players in protesting the turf surfaces for next summer's big event in Canada...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Hanks voices concern over turf usage in 2015 Women's World Cup

TORONTO -- Tom Hanks takes his soccer seriously. And when the Women's World Cup comes to Canada in 2015, he wants the games played on grass fields. The actor is adding his voice to those protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues. On Friday, Hanks tweeted: ''Opinion: Women's World Cup is the best Soccer of the year. Hey FIFA, they deserve real...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No act: Tom Hanks wants sod for Women's World Cup

TORONTO (AP) Tom Hanks takes his soccer seriously. And when the Women's World Cup comes to Canada in 2015, he wants the games played on grass fields. The actor is adding his voice to those protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues. On Friday, Hanks tweeted: ''Opinion: Women's World Cup is the best Soccer of the year. Hey FIFA, they deserve...
Via AP on Fox
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

How FIFA Is Ruining The 2015 Women’s World Cup

FIFA has a problem. This specific problem isn’t corruption, thought that’s certainly an issue worth talking about. This specific problem isn’t racism, though that’s certainly worth a conversation too. No, this specific issue is about the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Because FIFA is on the verge of ruining it. Prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (the men...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

English Premier League Preview – Aston Villa F.C.

We at 32 Flags are previewing every team in the English Premier League, two teams a day until the beginning of the season. Get ready as we preview your favorite team or maybe we can help you pick a team to root for if you are undecided so far. Today, we’re covering Aston Villa. Aston Villa F.C. Founded - 1874 Last Year Position - 15th place Transfers In (As of 8/6) - Joe Cole...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

English Premier League Preview – Aston Villa F.C.

We at 32 Flags are previewing every team in the English Premier League, two teams a day until the beginning of the season. Get ready as we preview your favorite team or maybe we can help you pick a team to root for if you are undecided so far. Today, we’re covering Aston Villa. Aston Villa F.C. Founded - 1874 Last Year Position - 15th place Transfers In (As of 8/6) - Joe Cole...
Via Bloguin Best
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Werner A Finalist For MLB Commish

Werner And RoseanneRed Sox Chairman Tom Werner brought you The Cosby Show, Roseanne, 3rd Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show. Unfortunately, he also brought you Bosom Buddies—which, aside from launching the career of Tom Hanks, was about as bad as TV gets. Now, USAToday reports that Werner is a finalist (along with Rob Manfred, MLB's chief operating officer and Tim Brosnan...
Via FenwayNation
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Tom Hanks dancing, dressed like a rabbi, being filmed by Justin Bieber

Via Guyism
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Times When We Realized There Was Crying in Baseball

Tom Hanks said it himself: “There is no crying in baseball.” But I disagree with that statement. Here are some of the best moments in America’s Favorite Pastime that make it alright to ask for an extra tissue. Bat Kid courtesy of SFGate.com This little pint size boy of awesomeness stole our hearts when San Francisco turned into the City of Gotham and Bat Kid saved the day...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steven Spielberg Spy Thriller to Star Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are teaming up for a Cold War spy thriller set in the early 1960s. Spielberg will direct and co-produce the film, which tells the true story
Via Stack
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Imagine that I am Tom Hanks, and Wilson is the 2014 Red Sox Season

This is probably the best approximation I can give you as to how I feel watching the 2014 Red Sox: helpless as the season slowly drifts further and further out of reach… I'm Sorry, Wilson! Cast Away — MOVIECLIPS.com The post Imagine that I am Tom Hanks, and Wilson is the 2014 Red Sox Season appeared first on Surviving Grady.
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s baseball team stranded in East Lansing airport

After sweeping the Michigan State Spartans in college baseball on Monday, the Nebraska Huskers are stranded in the East Lansing airport due to inclement weather canceling their flight. Tom Hanks made it popular, the #Huskers make it cool. “@Husker_Baseball: Boys have setup shop in the EL airport pic.twitter.com/2ZzzctefAP” — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) May 13, 2014
Via Detroit4lyfe
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Golden in 4-3 Win

In the hit movie Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks’ character famously uttered the phrase, “Life is like a box chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna’ get.” Lately, that saying’s reminded me a lot of our Penguins. You truly never know what you’re going to get. Take their scintillating 4-3 “gold out” victory over Columbus in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

This Tom Hanks rap video by Buckwheat Groats is the greatest thing ever

Via Guyism
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rapper Writes Song About Tom Hanks And Puts Him In It

Fast rising rap star Buckwheat Groats dropped a single called “Tom Hanks” and it’s pure fire. What’s even better, if you can believe it gets better, is that he took the time to masterfully (and digitally) insert the Oscar winner himself into the video. Have you ever wanted to watch Tom Hanks kill a cop? Now you can. WARNING – Some naughty language and suggestive themes...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Oscars. But for the 2013 Red Sox in the Playoffs.

Tonight, Hollywood gets all up in its own face. But I’d rather spend four hours re-watching the 2013 playoffs and reliving all the magic. Plus, not watching the Oscars is the only way I know how to silently protest the lack of special category for super-hero movies. And the Tom Hanks snub. So here we go. BEST REASON TO COMMISSION ANOTHER “BREAKIN’” FILM The smooth moves of...
Via Surviving Grady
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Man unfolds 'My Sister' sign in response to kiss cam at Minnesota Gophers game (VIDEO)

Being caught on a "kiss cam" can be a romantic moment for any couple, but sometimes it can be like kissing your sister — literally.In a viral clip which is being called "the most awkward kiss cam ever", a man and woman are not amused at being urged to lock lips on the big screen — at least not at first. As sometimes the case during 'kiss cams' - the...
Via The Other Paper
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league baseball team increases offer for Russell Wilson

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans really want Russell Wilson. The Texas Rangers Class-A affiliate released a video last week offering him $10,000 for a charity of his choice. Now that he's a Super Bowl champion, the Pelicans have increased their offer to $20,000. And the best part is they have released a new video with more reenactments from the 2000 Tom Hanks movie, Castaway. Hanks...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

George Clooney, Tom Hanks, Jon Hamm and Bill Murray Read Mean Tweets On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel assembled another all-star lineup for his 6th hilarious installment of “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” including Bill Murray, Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Sarah Silverman, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and John Goodman to name a few. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fix is Always the Problem

I did not expect that. I really didn't. After all the success I'd witnesses, for it to end like that was- I don't want to call it shocking- but it was not even close to the way I'd predicted it to finish up.Those are basically the same thoughts I had after the Super Bowl and after hearing that Philip Seymour Hoffman died.Far out.An actor dying of a heroin overdose...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league baseball team offers Russell Wilson 10K to play in game

The idea of Russell Wilson playing professional baseball is gaining steam. Back in December, the Texas Rangers officially drafted the Seattle quarterback from Colorado in the Rule 5 Draft. Topps has even put him on a baseball card. Now, Rangers' Single-A minor league affiliate Myrtle Beach Pelicans is offering Wilson's choice of charity $10,000 in exchange for playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Honest Movie Posters: 2014 Oscar’s Edition

The 2014 Oscar nominations were released yesterday to much fanfare, with little surprises in the main category for best picture. It’s also at this time of year that College Humor releases its round of Oscar “honest movie posters,” where they replace the title of the film with the most bare bones description of its plot. So without further ado, your 2014 best picture nominations...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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