Antonio Brown Is Requesting A Trade Out Of Pittsburgh: Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers had been eradicated from playf rivalry on Sunday regardless of their win towards the Cincinnati Bengals. One the fascinating storylines from that recreation was the truth that star extensive receiver Antonio Brown didn’t play. Thanks to a report from Jason La Canfora  CBS Sports, we now know why.

It was reported that Brown turned indignant with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throughout observe and threw a soccer at him, which sparked Brown’s want to depart the staff. Brown is not the one Steelers participant who has been upset with the group this season. Running again Le’Veon Bell sat out the entire season as a consequence of a contract dispute.

In a later report from Ian Rapoport ESPN, it was revealed that Brown did not ficially request to be moved, however did say “I am Done!” 

Although for now, it appears as if the Steelers will not be giving Brown what he needs. ESPN’s Bill Barnell defined that the construction Brown’s deal discourages the Steelers from making any strikes. 

The staff will probably be in for an fascinating f-season now that each Brown and Bell are sad with their scenario, particularly with George Kittle the San Francisco 49ers already attempting to recruit Brown on Twitter.

Mac Miller's Charity Foundation Nearing $1M Mark: Report

The demise Mac Miller was one the most important tragedies 2018. The rapper died on the age 26 from an unintended overdose because of a deadly mixture fentanyl and cocaine. Despite his demise, the rapper remains to be making an influence in his neighborhood by means of The Mac Miller Circle Fund. The basis lately revealed that they are inching in the direction of the $1M mark.

Mac Miller's Charity Foundation Nearing $1M Mark: Report
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TMZ stories that the Mac Miller Circle Fund has raised $700Okay for the reason that rapper’s surprising demise in early September. The basis has raised $350Okay in donations alone from the rapper’s followers. In addition, one other $350Okay was raised from the “Mac Miller: A Celebration Of Life” tribute live performance on October 31st which featured performances from Travis Scott, Chance The Rapper, SZA, Earl Sweatshirt, ScHoolboy Q, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples and extra. 

The Mac Miller Circle Fund was launched throughout his tribute live performance in October. The cash they’ve raised will go in the direction of offering alternatives and packages to underserved youths inside Mac Miller’s hometown Pittsburgh, “serving to them acknowledge their full potential by means of exploration within the arts and neighborhood constructing.”

In different Mac Miller-related information, the rapper lately obtained his first-ever Grammy nomination for his album SWIMMING which he dropped somewhat over a month earlier than his demise. The album was nominated for Rap Album Of The Year alongside Cardi B’s Invasion Of Privacy, Nipsey Hussle’s Victory Lap, Travis Scott’s Astroworld, and Pusha T’s Daytona

Pittsburgh Steelers Kicker Chris Boswell Placed On Injured Reserve

When the Pittsburgh Steelers take to the sphere on Sunday in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals, they are going to be preventing for his or her lives as a playf spot is on the road. If they need any probability at making the playfs, they should win and hope the Cleveland Browns can pull f an upset in opposition to Baltimore. Although that activity simply turned more durable because it was introduced right now that kicker Chris Boswell has been positioned on the injured reserve.

According to nfl.com, Boswell’s harm is undisclosed presently. To make up for Boswell’s absence, the crew signed rookie kicker Matt McCrane who final performed for Kansas State within the NCAA.

It’s been a tricky season for Boswell who’s 13 for 20 this season placing him at a 65% success price when kicking the ball. Boswell is coming f a season the place he was granted a contract-extension and was chosen for the Pro Bowl.

As for McCrane, he’s untested within the NFL however made 57 his 66 subject purpose makes an attempt whereas at Kansas State. He can also be the varsity’s main scorer with 304 complete factors, in line with the Pittsburgh Steelers ficial web site.

JuJu Smith-Schuster Blaming Himself For Latest Steelers Loss

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been in a combat for a playf spot on Sunday after they took on the New Orleans Saints. With simply over a minute to play within the recreation, the Saints took a 31-28 lead which gave the Steelers solely just some performs to make a drive up the sphere. The Steelers have been near discipline aim vary when extensive obtain JuJu Smith-Schuster fumbled the ball on the Saints 34-yard line which ended the sport.

Today, Smith-Schuster took to Twitter to place the blame on himself saying “I’m sorry. That loss was on me. I let everybody down, it gained’t occur once more.”

After the loss on Sunday, Smith-Schuster was requested in regards to the play in the course of the post-game scrum. According to ESPN, the sophomore extensive receiver stated “It’s robust to exit like that. I received tackled, I fumbled, recreation over. I used to be simply making an attempt to get down. They made a superb play.”

The Steelers now should win towards Cincinnati subsequent Sunday if they need any probability making the playfs. In addition to a win, they will should hope for a Baltimore loss to the Cleveland Browns. If that does not occur, they will want the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans to tie, which might give the Steelers a wild-card spot.

Anderson .Paak Pays Homage To Mac Miller On "Oxnard"

Anderson .Paak was among the many most vocal supporters Mac Miller, within the wake his passing. He delivered a touching tribute on the BET Awards, through which he purported that Mac’s legacy would by no means die. He adopted that up with a touching portrait the 2 rappers taking pictures the breeze, with a caption expressing .Paak’s remorse over missed alternatives. Amidst the bombardment Mac Miller recollections, Anderson is basically the primary and solely artist compelled to re-record 2018 materials, with a view to embrace his title, thus confirming his emotions as real.

The 12th monitor Oxnard (debuting Today) is the place Anderson was impressed to pay homage to his verbiage, with the traces: “Wishin’ I nonetheless had Mac wit’ me. How do you inform a n***a gradual it down while you livin’ simply as quick as ’em?”

Mac Miller and Anderson .Paak’s solely collaborate constitutes an look on the late rapper’s Divine Feminine mission, on a tune referred to as “Dang.” The Oxnard rapper is assured Mac Miller’s exponential development as artists would ultimately quantity to one thing “culturally essential,” a sentiment shared by many who shared his firm in studio classes.  

Anderson .Paak will likely be holding a fundraiser live performance for the Wildfire aid efforts, this Saturday in his hometown Oxnard, California. 

RIP Mac Miller.

Pharrell Issues Cease & Desist To Trump For Playing "Happy" After Synagogue Shooting

Donald Trump spoke at a rally on Saturday (October 27) simply hours after the Tree Life synagogue capturing in Pittsburgh. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Trump determined to play Pharrell Williams’ music “Happy” on the rally, inflicting the legendary singer and producer to hit the president with a stop and desist letter. 

“On the day the mass homicide 11 human beings by the hands a deranged ‘nationalist,’ you performed his music ‘Happy’ to a crowd at a political occasion in Indiana,” said Pharrell’s lawyer Howard King within the stop and desist letter. “There was nothing ‘glad’ in regards to the tragedy inflicted upon our nation on Saturday and no permission was granted in your use this music for this function.” King additionally says that Pharrell refuses to present Trump consent to make use of the music at his political rallies, which might represent each a copyright and trademark infringement.

Trump additionally obtained a cease-and-desist from Aerosmith earlier this yr after he used “Livin’ on the Edge” throughout a rally in West Virginia. According to Complex, Steven Tyler’s lawyer Dina LaPolt claimed that utilizing the music violated the Lanham Act. The regulation forbids “any false designation or deceptive description or illustration truth … more likely to trigger confusion … as to the affiliation, connection, or affiliation such particular person with one other particular person.”

11 Killed In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Fuelled By Anti-Semitism

The municipality  Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh has been rocked by a mass capturing that occurred inside a synagogue this morning. The shooter, Robert Bowers, was believed to be fuelled by anti-semanticism, as he entered the group middle screaming pranities earlier than opening hearth. Eleven folks in whole had been killed through the capturing spree. Bowers was later taken into custody.

Federal legislation enforcement ficials have convened, and are pointing to Bowers’ social media exercise as a place to begin of their investigation into his motives. Not too lengthy earlier than the capturing, Bowers posted the next hateful message on the Gab social media platform: “cannot sit by and watch my folks get slaughtered. Screw your optics, I am getting into.” Gab is alleged to be frequented by a big contingent anti-semitic thinkers (bigots).

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell D. Hissrich stated the horrific crime scene was by far the worst he’d ever witnessed in his profession. Four police ficers on his workers had been among the many six wounded on the scene. 

The Squirrel Hill neighborhood is famous for having a reasonably distinguished Jewish Community, and as you most likely “The Sabbath” is the holiest day the week, for which synagogue providers are held. Our deepest sympathies to these whose lives had been touched by the tragedy.

 

Crew Member Dies On The Set Of Tom Hanks Film "You Are My Friend"

In an unlucky flip occasions, a person named James Emswiller has died on after a deadly fall on the set “You Are My Friend.” 

The 61-year-old crew member was engaged on the venture as a sound mixer as a component the sound manufacturing group. Earlier at the moment, Page Six reported that Emwiller was found to have fallen from a balcony on the Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania set. Local police revealed that the Pittsburgh native had opted to take a smoke break on a balcony in between filming scenes. At some level throughout his break, bystanders heard a noise and rushed to the scene to be taught that Emswiller had fallen. Emswiller was then taken to a close-by hospital in vital situation. 

While on the hospital, Emwiller’s situation worsened and he misplaced his life.

In a latest assertion, Pittsburgh Film Office Director Dawn Keezer mentioned, “We’re all unhappy. It’s an amazing loss for our group. It’s an amazing loss for our movie household. Jim was an vital, valued, trusted member our group.”He heralded the collaborative efforts all of the crew members and Emswiller’s contributions including, “It takes so much individuals to make this occur right here in Pittsburgh, to get this work right here, and he’s going to be drastically missed.”

Filming on the venture has been placed on maintain as police examine the matter. The movie was initially slated for launch on October 18, 2019. 

Mac Miller Honored With Moment Of Silence By Pittsburgh Pirates

It’s been over a week since Mac Miller passed away from an apparent overdose. After the news broke out, social media timelines were filled with tributes from his peers, friends and fans. Last night, the Pittsburgh Pirates honored the late rapper with a moment silence ahead their game.

The Pittsburgh Pirates honored Mac Miller before their game on Monday with a tribute video that was aired on the PNC Park jumbotron. The team, including Starling Marte and Colin Moran, held a moment silence for the fellow Pittsburgh native that passed away earlier this month.

“Mac was a rapper, a singer, a producer and had a very bright future in the industry ahead him,” a voiceover said through the park’s speakers. “Locally, Mac is remembered as a hometown kid who sang about our city where his heart clearly remained. Our thoughts are with his parents, his grandmother and all his family and friends who mourn his passing.”

James Conner the Pittsburgh Steelers also paid tribute to Mac Miller recently. Conner took to Twitter to reveal his custom Mac Miller cleats that read, “Thank You Mac” on them.

Lil Skies, another PA native, also paid tribute to Mac Miller during his set at Rolling Loud in Oakland this past weekend. The rapper performed Mac Miller’s 2011 hit, “Donald Trump” during his set. 

Watch the Pittsburgh Pirates tribute below TMZ.

Mac Miller To Be Buried At Funeral Seen In "Nikes On My Feet" Video

As the days pass in the wake Mac Miller’s death, more and more murals and tributes are pouring out paying respects to the late musician. “I adored you from the day I met you when I was nineteen and I always will. I can’t believe you aren’t here anymore,” Ariana said in a touching letter about her ex-boyfriend. 

As for Mac’s family, his mom, dad, brother, and grandma were spotted at Homewood Cemetery in Pittsburgh, seemingly picking out a spot for Mac Miller to rest. The burial grounds is a special place for Mac since he would spend lots time there as a kid. “We used to hang out in the cemetery at night when no one’s there,” he previously stated. “In fourth grade, I remember going in there with shit to smoke, then trying to smoke it to see what would happen to us. I started smoking way before I started drinking.”

The cemetery was also featured in his “Nike’s On My Feet” video, check it out below. 

Mac Miller Died Hours Before His Body Was Found

TMZ has learned Mac Miller was reportedly dead for hours before his body was recovered by paramedics. The medical practitioners made the assessment on account physical evidence. Without taking into account the post-mortem examination, we are now being told Mac Miller passed away the morning September 7th.

Those who accounted for his discovery went to some efforts to hide any evidence drug paraphernalia, the effects which did incur a more placid reaction to news his death. According to local cops, no one can attest to seeing Mac Miller alive the night before, on September 6th. The initial 911 call was reported a “cardiac arrest” upon the assumption the caller was present during the ordeal.

Evidently, the 911 caller who discovered Mac Miller’s body believed he might be semi-conscious. TMZ’s sources say cops found a tiny amount white powder when they searched the home. Otherwise, the residence was wiped clean self-incriminating evidence. The coroner doing the post-mortem examination is believed to be awaiting the results a toxicology test before completing their report.

Autopsies generally take 4 to 6 weeks to finalize, much to the contrary what television has taught us. Mac Miller’s funeral service will take place later this week, with his body in tow.

Pittsburgh's Mayor Addresses "Mac Miller Petition" To Rename Blue Slide Park

On numbers alone, Tuesday evening’s vigil at Frick Park to commemorate Mac Miller’s life demonstrate his impact on the community, so much so that talks renaming the area in his honor have started to pick up steam. During the vigil attended by the thousands, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took a moment to address the matter, at the risk being met with consternation from the crowd. 

“I know a lot people have been saying we should rename the park. There are strict rules on naming public assets within the city now,” he said to the crowd. “I believe it’s three years after someone has passed that you can then name something after them. This was basically done in order to not have politicians naming things after themselves while they’re still in fice.”

Peduto otherwise left the decision in the hands the enveloped community, in stating that he is in no way opposed to making the change, but the exigence should “come from the community itself.” Peduto remarked on his personal connection to Miller, referencing the contact they’d had in creating community outreach programs in Pittsburgh in recent years. The rest Mayor Peduto’s heartfelt speech is quoted within this Post-Gazette roundup.

Mac Miller's Grandmother Speaks At Vigil: "He Loves You All, He Loves Pittsburgh"

Mac Miller’s grandmother was in attendance at his public vigil in Pittsburgh’s Frick Park. While a petition was making the rounds around the park grounds, the late rapper’s grandmother Marcia Weiss took the podium for a quick thank you message for those who made the trip. 

The decision to hold the vigil at Blue Slide Park, allowed for Mac’s life to come full circle. In 2011, he dedicated his debut album to the vigil site, before it gained its significance through his intervention. Blue Slide is merely a section Pittsburgh’s Frick Park, the largest  its kind in the city.

Watch Mrs Weiss’ heartfelt speech down below, as captured by Karen Civil.

As well as other scenes from the vigil.

Many the attendees who witnessed Weiss’ speech showed their respect for Miller and his family by forming a row flowers and hand-signed cards. Miller’s cause death is still being withheld from the public, as a matter principle.

Mac Miller Reportedly Left Behind A Respectable Fortune

All Mac Miller’s hard work crafting his sound and music over the years has paid f impeccably. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the late artist left behind a fortune worth $9 million. Mac, born Malcolm McCormick, made waves with his debut album Blue Slide Park since it became the first independently-distributed debut tape to grab the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 since Tha Dogg Pound’s 1995 released Dogg Food. 

Rostrum Records, the label Mac was with at the time, had a deal with iTunes where the streaming platform only got 25% the album’s earning and they got to split the rest. His last label sign was with Warner Bros. for a reported $10 million that gave us five studio albums, including his last piece, Swimming. All the Warner Bros. repped albums debuted at #5 which led to Mac’s annual spot on Forbes’ list  Hip-Hop Cash Kings. 

Mac sadly passed away on September 7th in his Studio City home. The exact cause death has yet to be released. A vigil is being held today in his hometown Pittsburgh at the city’s Blue Slide Park.

Mac Miller's Cause Of Death Has Yet To Be Confirmed According To Medical Examiner

Twenty-six-year-old Mac Miller tragically passed away on Friday and despite claims his death being the result a drug overdose, reports from The Blast say his autopsy resulted in a “deferred” cause death. The exact reason for Mac’s sudden passing will be revealed once the toxicology report is complete. The L.A. County Medical Examiner reported to the publication that Mac’s autopsy was completed on Saturday but it will need to be further investigated. 

When Mac was found at his Studio City home there were no outward signs abuse and sources told The Blast that it could have been an accidental drug overdose or even a natural death. “Malcolm McCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age 26. He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans. Thank you for your prayers,” his family stated. 

Mac’s hometown  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be holding a vigil in his honour tomorrow, September 10th at 7 PM. The event will take place at Blue Slide Park, the place Mac named his debut album after, which is a portion Pittsburgh’s sprawling Frick Park.