The key to Madonna’s youthful looks

MANILA, Philippines — Ever wondered why at 60, Madonna looks someone half her age, and still manages to look smashing in a plunging neckline?.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarMar 19th, 2018

Kings looking to De’Aaron Fox to lead faster paced offense

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger wants his team to run more this season and plans to give speedy point guard De’Aaron Fox all the room he needs. Fox was one of the fastest players in the NBA last year as a rookie, but the Kings offense was uneven most of the season and frequently bogged down in the half-court. With an influx of young, quick players added to an already youthful roster, the hope is that Fox can get Sacramento out and running and, possibly, back into the postseason. “The best thing you can do for him is play fast and give him as much room as possible,” Joerger said Monday at the Kings practice facility during media day. “To play small and try to do that is best for De’Aaron. He’s our franchise guy. I think he is and I think everybody kind of agrees on that.” The fifth overall pick in 2017, Fox started 60 games and averaged 11.6 points with 4.4 assists, but shot only 41.2 percent while struggling with an inconsistent mid-range jumpshot. The Kings were 20th in the NBA with 10.4 fastbreak points. Those are numbers Fox hopes to improve in his second season. “That’s the way I’ve always played,” Fox said. “I’ve always played for a team that gets up and down, high school college, AAU, all of that. That’s what (Joerger is) emphasizing this year. I’m excited to see what happens.” The Kings drafted Fox with the first of their three first-round picks a year ago, but used him sparingly early while George Hill ran the point. Hill was eventually dealt to the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of a multi-team trade. Fox flourished at times, but Sacramento struggled with its half-court offense and finished 27-55. Correcting the problems the Kings had there, as well as getting better in the fastbreak, are Fox’s main goals. “When we did do it, it was pretty effective but you don’t see too many young teams really executing at a veteran level in the halfcourt,” Fox said. “That’s something that I definitely need to work on as a point guard myself and us as a team.” Sacramento used the second overall pick this year on 6-foot-11-inch power forward Marvin Bagley III of Duke. Harry Giles, the 20th overall selection in 2017 who sat out his entire rookie season injured, is also back to add speed and size to the frontcourt. They also signed 6-10, 240-pound forward Nemanja Bjelica to play the stretch-four when the Kings want to go small. “Last year, our fastest lineup was playing Justin Jackson at power forward next to Bogdanovich and Buddy Hield,” Joerger said. “That group analytically would have been the fastest-paced team in the NBA. That serves to De’Aaron’s strength.” Better rebounding will also help, Joerger said. “It’s not easy to run when you’re always taking the ball out of bounds after a made shot,” Joerger said. “We have to try, try to get some stops. It’s fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals. It’s a commitment. DeAaron’s going to have to push it, but it takes all five guys.” Fox will be without his backcourt mate, Bogdan Bogdanovic, for the start of training camp. Bogdanovic underwent minor surgery Monday on his left knee after having a similar procedure done in April to repair a slight tear of the medial meniscus. No timetable has been given for his return. “It puts us behind a little bit,” Joerger said. “I was hoping to play he and Buddy Hield, either of them or play them together, at backup point guard. I wanted to see how that looks and put more scoring, shooting on the floor. So that will be a little behind.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News18 hr. 55 min. ago

Bench Fashion Week Holiday 2018 Day 1: A night of chic and deviant fashion

This year's Bench Fashion Week started off strong with a promising peek at the brand's Holiday Collection. Cotton On's fun, youthful pieces, Kashieca's depiction of the modern woman, Human's celebration of this generation's uniqueness, and Human by Proudrace's eclectic representation of the bold youth, all made for a very interesting show. But the star of the night wasIvarluski Aseron's exclusive collection. Read on to see the highlights of the night. Cotton On Cotton on's newest collection is all about denim---paperbag waists, statement stitches, raw hems, you name it. Along with playful print tops and bodysuits in bright, fun colors, Cotton On's Holiday collection effectively captu...Keep on reading: Bench Fashion Week Holiday 2018 Day 1: A night of chic and deviant fashion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Madonna defends herself after Aretha Franklin tribute backlash

LOS ANGELES— Madonna on Tuesday hit back at critics of her speech about the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) show, saying she had been asked only to share an anecdote about the late Queen of Soul. The “Rebel Heart” singer sparked a backlash with a 10-minute speech focused mostly on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Madonna gets no respect for Aretha Franklin VMA tribute

NEW YORK— The Queen of Pop Madonna led a tribute on Monday to the late Aretha Franklin at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA‘s) but angered fans who felt she spent more time talking about herself than the Queen of Soul. The expected tribute to Franklin at the first gathering of top musicians since the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Music world mourns Aretha Franklin at MTV video awards

NEW YORK, USA – "Queen of Pop" Madonna led an impassioned tribute to "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin on Monday, August 20 (Tuesday, August 21, Manila), as the music world paid its R-E-S-P-E-C-Ts to the superstar at the MTV Video Music Awards. The show came 4 days after 76-year-old Franklin died of pancreatic cancer ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 21st, 2018

Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) --- The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she's getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. Madonna has plans to open a soccer academy in Malawi, a move inspired by her adopted son David Banda, who has ambitions to be a professional player and isat Portuguese club Benfica's youth academy. Madonna follows 12-year-old David's progress in Portugal closely, living in Lisbon and often posting photos andvideos from the sidelinesof his games. "It is actually David's idea that we should build a football academy," Madonna said on a recent visit to Malawi, where she adopted four of her six children, including David, and where she's done extensive chari...Keep on reading: Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

NEW YORK — Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence. The post Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Madonna at 60: A controversial female icon

Not everyone might feel comfortable with Madonna being regarded as a feminist icon. She's an icon for sure, albeit a controversial one. And really, you could argue therein lies the charisma of Madonna-- she doesn't shy away from controversy. In fact, tracing her career, you could say she enjoys facing them head on. But whether you think she's a feminist or not, it's safe to say she won't really care what you think. She knows what she believes in, and she stands by her truth."I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a b*tch, okay," goes one of her most famous quotes. Her impact goes beyond fingerless gloves, fishnet stockings, and oversized bangles. In...Keep on reading: Madonna at 60: A controversial female icon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

NEW YORK -- Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence. The pop superstar is turning 60 on August 16 and is again breaking barriers -- this time as a mature woman who is still brash, carnal and unapologetic. Giving new meaning to the term sexagenarian, Madonna openly dates men three decades younger, maintains a svelte figure that would be the envy of most people half her age and on her latest tour put on a characteristically provocative show that simulated most conceivable sex acts. Madonna is hardly the first f...Keep on reading: Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

Kanye West cancelled ‘Carpool Karaoke’ so many times, it cost the show $45,000

Carpool Karaokeis a gem and host James Corden has probably guested the greatest musicians alive includingPaul McCartney,Madonna, and yes, evenBruno Mars. But have you ever wondered why Kanye West was never on the show? Well, it's not like James did not invite him, in fact, Kanye got invited way too many times and cancelled right about the same amount. During Kris Jenner's "Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts" segment onTheLate Late Showlast Tuesday, James and Kris were able to talk about Kanye's cancellations. It was a choice between eating a 1,000 year old egg or answering the question, "Why haven't you done a Carpool Karaoke with Kanye yet?" "We tried! He'scancelledtwice, maybe eve...Keep on reading: Kanye West cancelled ‘Carpool Karaoke’ so many times, it cost the show $45,000.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Lisbon-influenced music for Madonna

Madonna and son David Banda Having lived in Portugal for the past year, it only made sense, Madonna said, that her upcoming album would be inspired by the country's music scene. 'How coul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Village councilor gunned down in Occidental Mindoro

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A village councilor was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in Magsaysay town Occidental Mindoro province Friday morning. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) police, said Rosalie Pascual, 45, was gunned down in her house in Sitio (sub-village) Nalwak in Barangay (village) Purnaga around 8 a.m. Police were investigating for the motive and identity of the perpetrator. MADONNA T. VIROLA...Keep on reading: Village councilor gunned down in Occidental Mindoro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Madonna has an album coming this year

Madonna revealed she has an album coming out before the year's end, and said its music is inspired in part by her new home city of Lisbon. In an interview with........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) --- Jennifer Lopez's two-decade music career will be honored at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The network announced Tuesday that Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on Aug. 20 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Lopez, who last performed at the VMAs in 2001, will also perform at the show. The Bronx-bred performer has released multiple hits and memorable, dance-heavy music videos since the late 1990s, including "If You Had My Love," ''Waiting for Tonight," ''I'm Real" and "Jenny From the Block." Past recipients of the Vanguard award include Madonna, Guns N' Roses and Beyonce. Cardi B is the leading nominee with 10. Lopez earn...Keep on reading: Jennifer Lopez to receive Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at MTV VMAs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

She reminds me of EJ Laure -- Padda on rookie Genesis

Adamson University rookie Trisha Genesis drew praises from head coach Air Padda after a good debut on Sunday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference. “I think she did OK,” said Padda after Adamson’s 25-22, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21, win over College of St. Benilde at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Genesis, a recruit from Holy Rosary College, scored seven points in just three sets of action.   The 5-foot-7 open spiker was came in as a substitute in the second frame. Genesis skipped the Lady Falcons’ first game against University of Perpetual Help as she was suffering from shingles. Padda gave Genesis the playing time with second year Chiara Permentilla struggling. “It was her first match. I don’t think she thought she was gonna play coz she just got back into training,” said Padda. “Chiara was struggling at the serve line and her defense was off.” Genesis was thankful for the chance to showcase what she can contribute to the team. “Sobrang saya po na may kaunting pressure kasi kakagaling ko lang sa sakit. So bale kakabalik ko pa lang two days pa lang ako nakakapag-training,” said the Physical Education student. “Sobrang saya kasi kahit nawala po ako ng matagal nagawa pa rin po magtiwala sa akin ni coach na maipasok kanina sa game.” The hitter may still be a raw talent in UAAP standards but Padda sees a lot of potential from the Laguna native and the mentor even compared Genesis to University of Sto. Tomas hitter EJ Laure, who was named UAAP Season 77 rookie of the year.   “Honestly when I see her she kinda reminds me of EJ Laure when she's playing,” said Padda. “That’s who she reminds me off.” “But I’m telling you that kid has so much potential. She hasn’t develop her jump yet but once she develops her jump and she gets a little bit… we’re working on her speed,” the mentor added. “She has what we call it in the States like the roundhouse arm. It could work to your benefit but it can also be a disadvantage because she doesn’t have like a whip. But she has a long arm so as soon as she’s at the right timing it’ll be hard to stop. I’m excited for her, I’m excited for all our babies.” “Ang saya po galing po kasi sa coach namin, si coach Air. Tapos yun nga po EJ Laure kilala po yan. Kilalang magaling sa volleyball,” said Genesis.   Looking at her potential, Padda has high hopes on her rookie. “Trisha, she’s a good player. She’s definitely gonna get an opportunity to get in the starting six,” said Padda. “As you can see she’s got a lot of firepower but she’s still so young. There’s a lot of aspect in the game that she hasn’t learned just yet. But I love her energy she brings a youthful vibe to the court and I’m excited for her. I’m excited to see what she’s gonna do this conference.”     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Suspect in killing of pregnant state prosecutor killed

THE suspect in the fatal stabbing of 5-month pregnant Assistant Special Prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco-Tanyag yesterday died when he tried to wrest the gun of a police officer inside the Quezon City Police District. Killed was Angelito Avenido Jr., alias Moymoy, 31, jeepney barker, a resident of Desire Compound, Brgy.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

Suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor s slay killed in Camp Karingal

MANILA, Philippines – The suspected killer of Ombudsman assistant special prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag  was killed after allegedly trying to snatch the gun of his police escort on Saturday, July 28, in Camp Karingal. According to the Quezon City Police District (QCPD), 31-year-old Angelito Avenido Jr was set to be transferred ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Suspect in Ombudsman exec slay case shot dead after ‘grabbing cop’s gun’

      The suspect in the killing of Ombudsman Assistant Special Prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag was killed on Saturday after he allegedly grabbed the gun of a police escort inside Camp Karingal in Quezon City. Quezon City Police District Office (QCPD) director Chief Supt. Joselito Esquivel said that suspect Angelito Avenido Jr. was being taken to the second floor of the police headquarters in Camp Karingal for proper documentation when the incident happened. Report said Avenido was about to undergo booking procedure before he will be transferred to the Quezon City Jail when he dashed to get hold of the service firearm of his police escort. Esquivel said...Keep on reading: Suspect in Ombudsman exec slay case shot dead after ‘grabbing cop’s gun’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Fire hits Romblon State University main building

  CITY OF CALAPAN -- A fire burned the second floor of the main building of Romblon State University in Odiongan town in Romblon province on Saturday afternoon. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) police information officer, said the cause of the fire, which started at 1:45 p.m. was still being determined. She said the blaze burned the entire second floor of administration building of the school located in Barangay (village) Liwanag. The Bureau of Fire Protection Odiongan declared a "fire out" at 3 p.m. Police said the initial estimated cost of damage was P1 million. MADONNA T. VIROLA...Keep on reading: Fire hits Romblon State University main building.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Madonna’s ‘special deal’ has Lisbon in a jam

LISBON, Portugal -- Lisbon's city council on Monday revealed details of a deal granting Madonna rights to park a fleet of cars in the packed Portuguese capital after being accused of special treatment for the US pop diva. The weekly Expresso broke the story of a contract between the Material Girl singer and the city to rent a lot that can accommodate up to 15 vehicles next to the "palace" she occupies on the banks of the Tagus river. The news provoked indignation across the political spectrum in a capital that suffers a lack of parking and bad traffic jams. The Left Bloc, a coalition partner in the Socialist-led government, called for the parking problem to be dealt with "re...Keep on reading: Madonna’s ‘special deal’ has Lisbon in a jam.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018