Corona Beer Suffering Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Corona beer sales are down while Coronavirus is on the rise. Due to the similarities in their names, some American beer drinkers are avoiding the beer ever since the Coronavirus outbreak.

“There is no question that Corona beer is suffering because the coronavirus,” Ronn Torossian, founder 5WPR, stated. Corona business owners have assured citizens that there is no connection between the beer and the virus, except for the name. Despite the reassurance, owners know this is a disaster for the Corona brand. 

Corona Beer Suffering Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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Some citizens feel as if the brand should lay low for awhile. In a recent survey 737 beer drinkers, 38% Americans would not buy Corona beer “under any circumstances,” while 14% would not order the drink in public, and 16% state they’re in a state confusion, and not sure whether the virus is related to the Corona beer. Despite the correlation, some Americans continue, proudly, to drink the beer.

The company is now promoting its new Corona Hard Seltzer, despite the harsh criticism they’ve been receiving. Corona’s parent company, Constellation Brands, stated they will be spending more than $40 million to market the four new seltzer flavors they are coming out with. 

Are you still grabbing a Corona at this time? 

Nike Air Force 1 Low Receives Festive "Easter" Colorway: First Look

Easter is almost here which means you can be sure sneaker brands are going to come through with their very own colorful shoes to celebrate the occasion. Nike is one the biggest brands to partake in this tradition and 2020 is no different. According to Sneaker Bar Detroit, Nike will be kicking f the festivities with a Nike Air Force 1 Low colorway that certainly lives up to the aesthetic the Holiday.

Based on the images below, you can see that the upper is covered in white leather while pastel colors make their way throughout certain areas the silhouettes. For instance, blue outlines the barely volt Nike swoosh on the sides. From there, pastel purple is placed onto the tongue. Perhaps the most colorful areas the sneaker are the toe box and back heel which consist an iridescent makeup. Easter is known for its colorful pastels and this latest Air Force 1 lives up to that reputation.

You can expect these to drop sometime in the Spring as the Holiday approaches. Be sure to stay tuned as we will provide any release updates as soon as they become available.

 

Nike Air Force 1 Low Receives Festive "Easter" Colorway: First Look
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Nike Air Force 1 Low Receives Festive "Easter" Colorway: First Look
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Nike Air Force 1 Low Receives Festive "Easter" Colorway: First Look
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Aaron Rodgers Takes Shots At Critics Who Call Packers "Average"

Aaron Rodgers has been one the best quarterbacks the past decade. He kicked f his Green Bay Packers career with a Super Bowl and has been seeking a second shot at glory ever since. Despite making the playfs numerous times, Rodgers and company simply haven’t been able to get back into the big game. This season, the team finished their campaign with a 13-3 record which was good enough to get a first-round bye.

Despite the team’s successful season, critics have been quite harsh on the Packers. The team is constantly squeaking out tight victories and hasn’t exactly been very convincing. Regardless their record, it’s clear that the Packers are an underdog to go to the Super Bow. As you can imagine, Rodgers isn’t a big fan this characterization.

Aaron Rodgers Takes Shots At Critics Who Call Packers "Average"

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“You guys like telling us how we’re just kind an average team that knows how to win,” Rodgers said according to Matt Schneidman The Athletic. “But the key point is the ‘win’ part, because right now we’re two wins from the Super Bowl, and we know for sure the first one’s gonna be here.”

The Packers will know who they’re playing in the Divisional Round, as Sunday night. No matter who they play, we’re sure it’s going to be a great game. 

Paul Rudd Was The Man Who Convinced Leonardo DiCaprio To Star In "Titanic"

To this day, Titanic is probably Leonardo DiCaprio’s best-known role that anyone any age range has seen or knows about at the very least. The film was released in 1997 and before Leo confirmed his placement in the film a little birdie by the name Paul Rudd convinced him to say yes. The Ant-Man actor chatted with The Graham Norton Show recently and detailed the time Leo expressed that the movie wanted to cast him.

Paul Rudd Was The Man Who Convinced Leonardo DiCaprio To Star In "Titanic"
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The moment came when Paul and Leo were both working on 1996’s Romeo + Juliet. “We all went out to a] bar… I was riding to the place with Leo and he said, ‘I just got fered this movie and it’s a big movie.” Considering Paul’s connection to the sunken ship, since his father was a Titanic expert who “used to take people all over the world talking about Titanic,” he told Leo to grab the opportunity. 

“DiCaprio] was saying, ‘Well, I don’t know what I’ll do,’ and I remember saying, ‘You should do it,’” he explained. “I don’t think I had any say but it is kind interesting to think back on that.”

Watch Paul explain the story in full below.

Nike Air Force 1 Low "Snakeskin" Coming Soon: Official Images

Nike has a couple different snakeskin sneakers in the works for the final months 2019, including a sleek “Cocoa Snakeskin” Air Max 97, as well as multiple Air Force 1 Lows.

In regards to the latter, ficial images a tan and brown-based colorway surfaced this week, sparking rumors that the low-top Air Forces will soon be slithering into a retailer near you.

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As you’d expect from a sneaker bearing the “Snakeskin” moniker, the kicks come equipped with the reptilian print throughout the upper, fset by a dark brown Nike swoosh, heel tab and tongue tag. The colorway is fset by a coke white midsole/outsole combo with a matching tongue, laces and inner lining.

Rumors suggest that the Air Force 1 Low “Snakeskin” will also be arriving in yellow, gray, and blue sometime before the new year – although images those colorways have not yet surfaced.

Stay tuned for the ficial release details and continue scrolling for more photos.

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Texas To Allow Firearms On Schools Ground & In Churches

After yet another mass shooting in the state Texas, lawmakers are preparing for new legislation that will allow the carry firearms onto school grounds and in churches.

The new laws were already passed during the 2019 legislative session and will impact schools, foster homes, and places worship.

It is House Bill 1143 that prohibits a school district from ban licensed gun owners, including employees, from storing a firearm or ammunition in a locked vehicle within a school parking lot. In addition, House Bill 1387 also loosens restrictions on the number  armed marshals that are appointed within a school district.

Texas To Allow Firearms On Schools Ground & In Churches

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Moreover, Senate Bill 535 allows licensed handgun owners to bring their weapons into places worship.

As it stands, Texas currently has been the site four the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history. Just this weekend, a lone gunman killed at least seven people in west Texas just weeks after a gunman killed 22 people in an El Paso Walmart.

“We have learned many times over that there is no such thing as a gun-free zone. Those with evil intentions will violate the law and carry out their heinous acts no matter what,” state Sen. Donna Campbell, co-sponsor the bill, said in a statement. “It makes no sense to disarm the good guys and leave law-abiding citizens defenseless where violent fenders break the law to do great harm.”

 

Sage Northcutt KO’d 29 Seconds Into ONE Championship Debut: Video

Sage Northcutt’s debut in ONE Championship lasted all 29 seconds, as Cosmo Alexandre floored the former UFC fighter with a stiff right hand during Friday’s ONE Championship 96 event in Singapore. 

Entering the event, Alexandre (8-1) told MMA Junkie that he wasn’t too concerned with Northcutt – and he proved why on Friday.

“I know that’s he’s young, strong, explosive and athletic,” Alexandre told MMA Junkie. “He used to fight in the UFC, but I’ve fought everyone in muay Thai. I fought Yodsanklai Fairtex twice. I fought the best. So this is just another fight. There’s nothing special here. I simply don’t want to lose.

“I’m training to win, regardless my opponent. I haven’t fought MMA in some time, but I’m not too concerned.”

Northcutt, 23, walked away from UFC following three straight wins over the likes Zak Ottow, Thibault Gouti and Michel Quinones. 

Mike McCarthy Upset With How Green Bay Packers Fired Him

After years at the helm the Green Bay Packers, head coach Mike McCarthy was fired by the team back in December after a rough loss to the Arizona Cardinals. McCarthy recounted the experience being fired to ESPN, where he explained that he was actually quite shocked by it all and wasn’t exactly the biggest fan how it was all handled.

“Frankly, no I did not,” McCarthy said when asked if he saw the firing coming. “As a head coach, I’ve always tried to stay immune to and stand in front all the outside noise. That was always my focus with my players. It was always to protect them as much as possible from the drama. I think that’s important. And I stayed true to that to the last day. If we missed the playfs, I expected change might happen. But the timing surprised me. Actually it stunned me. But time provides the opportunity for reflection and clarity, and that’s where I’m at now. And it’s clear to me now that both sides needed a change.”

Mike McCarthy Upset With How Green Bay Packers Fired Him

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McCarthy led the team to a Super Bowl at the beginning the decade and was a beacon consistency alongside Aaron Rodgers. Considering his standing with the team, he felt as though the way he was let go was cold and unnecessary.

“It couldn’t have been handled any worse. Anytime you lose a close game, it’s a difficult time emotionally afterward, but when you lose a home game at Lambeau Field in December, it’s really hard,” McCarthy explained.

The Packers ultimately ended up missing the playfs with a record 6-9-1.

Russell Westbrook Faces Suspension After 16th Technical Foul

As reported by ESPNRussell Westbrook logged his 16th technical foul the season late within the first half in opposition to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday (March 16). If the infraction is not rescinded, it can result in an computerized one-game suspension. The technical got here after Westbrook drove to attain and felt like he was fouled, however there was a no-call. He argued with referee Tyler Ford, after which dedicated a purposeful retaliation foul out frustration on Klay Thompson. After fouling Klay he continued to argue the no-call with Ford, and was given a technical. 

Russell Westbrook Faces Suspension After 16th Technical Foul
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When requested if he’s hopeful that the technical could be rescinded, Westbrook responded, “subsequent query.” Then he was requested if he was conscious he was at 15 technicals, to which Westbrook replied, “subsequent query.” Eventually, he was requested if he is disenchanted that he could be going through a one-game suspension, to which he mentioned, “subsequent query.” Westbrook has had two technicals rescinded this season.

“I perceive typically when these guys are moving into there and so they’re getting hit and so they’re getting fouled, it is arduous,” Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “And these guys make investments lots into the sport. Obviously, I need Russell enjoying and I need him on the market, however we’ll see what occurs and the way this all shakes out.”

 

Jaden Smith Is Bringing Clean Drinking Water To Flint

It’s insane to assume that after practically 5 years, Flint nonetheless doesn’t have clear ingesting water. The difficulty was given a lot media consideration at first, declining in protection as time went on. It’s nonetheless a serious drawback although with hundreds American residents not getting access to clear water. Thankfully, there are loads donations coming in and foundations across the nation try to assist out as a lot as they will. Jaden Smith‘s group will truly be main a brand new initiative to convey clear water to the Mighican metropolis, partnering with a church to deploy a cell water filtration system at the moment.

Jaden Smith Is Bringing Clean Drinking Water To Flint
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According to Page Six, Jaden Smith is teaming up with First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church to supply clear ingesting water to residents Flint, Michigan. A cell filtration system known as “The Water Box” will likely be deployed at the moment, which reduces lead and different contaminants in water. Jaden’s firm JUST Goods labored with the church to design and engineer the system. Keep in thoughts, Smith is just 20-years-old. This is a very selfless transfer for him to make, serving to others get what they deserve. 

The church he labored with has donated over 5 million water bottles to residents however water donations are rising slim. Hopefully, Jaden’s Water Box initiative works out in the long term as a result of it has been far too lengthy for Flint residents to be with out water.

Jaden Smith Is Bringing Clean Drinking Water To Flint
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Jim Boeheim To Coach Against Duke Despite Fatal Car Accident: Report

After an enormous win in opposition to Louisville on Wednesday evening, Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim drove residence and was in an unlucky accident that led to the demise a 51-year-old man. The man’s automobile had crashed and when he bought out to go search some assist, he was struck by Boeheim’s automotive. The Syracuse coach had no alcohol in his system and it seems as if it was all a freak accident. In an announcement, Boeheim stated he’s “heartbroken member our neighborhood has died because of this final evening’s accident.”

According to Sports Illustrated, Boeheim can be on the sidelines teaching on Saturday when his workforce takes on the Duke Blue Devils, who’re the primary workforce within the nation. The recreation can be performed in Syracuse.

John Wildhack, the Athletic Director for Syracuse defined the choice in a statement

“The Jimenez household has suffered an amazing loss. Our neighborhood is shaken. The Boeheim household is heartbroken over what occurred, as all of us are. This is a really troublesome time. I do know that Coach Boeheim’s gamers acquire energy from him, simply as he positive aspects energy from his gamers. Our complete neighborhood positive aspects energy from one another. With this in thoughts, and after considerate consideration, I’ve respectfully determined that Coach Boeheim will resume his teaching duties later at present and can coach in tomorrow evening’s recreation in opposition to Duke. We proceed to increase our deepest sympathies to the Jimenez household as they proceed to mourn this tragic loss.”

Syracuse comes into the sport with a file 18-Eight.

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Set To Release "Bandana" Through Major Label

Pinata followers rejoice! Five years after the discharge their critically acclaimed joint undertaking, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have reunited for the sequel, Bandana. It’s been within the making for some time. Gibbs stated he was sitting on the undertaking final 12 months, ready for the proper time to launch it. The undertaking marks the return MadGibbs however not solely that, however it additionally marks Gangsta Gibbs return to the majors.

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Set To Release "Bandana" Through Major Label
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Freddie Gibbs and Madlib simply launched their music, “Flat Tummy Tea” earlier at present which kicked f the marketing campaign for Bandana. As DJ Booth identified, the undertaking will mark Freddie Gibbs’ first main label deal since leaving Interscope in 2007. The undertaking is about to be launched by way of RCA Records later this 12 months.

Bandana will probably be launched as a partnership between Keep Cool/RCA Records & Madlib Invazion/ESGN,” the press launch reads.

Bandana nonetheless would not have a stable launch date but however it appears fairly attainable that it may arrive within the coming months. Next month could be excellent since March 18th marks the five-year anniversary because the launch Pinata

If Bandana arrives earlier than June, Gibbs can have efficiently launched three tasks inside the span a 12 months. He launched his solo undertaking, Freddie final June. In October, he, Curren$y and Alchemist teamed up for his or her collaborative undertaking, Fetti.

Keep your eyes peeled for the Bandana launch date. 

NBA All Star Weekend: TV Schedule Of Events, Gambling Odds & More

The NBA All Star Weekend kicks f tonight, February 15, in Charlotte with the annual Celebrity All-Star Game, adopted by the Rising Stars Challenge that includes the video games rookie and second-year gamers.

As at all times, All Star Saturday evening will consist the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Dunk Contest. The All Star festivities will conclude on Sunday evening with the 68th annual All Star Game, pitting Team LeBron in opposition to Team Giannis.

Scroll down for a rundown all of the occasions, together with the beginning instances, television schedule and playing odds.

Adidas Consortium Goes Back To The 90s With The FYW S-97

With the dad shoe development in full swing, Adidas has been one the manufacturers trying to deliver some contemporary chunky midsoles to the lots. Dad sneakers had been fairly massive within the 90s and now Adidas Consortium is definitely bringing again one their 90s sneakers, within the FYW S-97. The sneaker was the primary to make use of Feetyouwear know-how and was revolutionary on the time.

These sneakers even have a second particular know-how that helps make the shoe extremely snug.

Per Adidas:

“The second key know-how utilized in each the unique and SS19 model the FYW S-97 is the Torsion system: basically a TPU arch that bridges the rear foot and the forefoot, permitting every half the foot to maneuver independently each other with out straining the foot. In the method, it fers additional levels help and stability for wearers as they transfer throughout uneven and diversified surfaces.”

Adidas has introduced that this sneaker can be releasing on Saturday, February 16th though no worth is hooked up simply but. You will be capable to cop these at Adidas Consortium boutiques and retailers.

For extra photographs revamped FYW S-97, try the detailed photographs beneath and tell us what you suppose.

Adidas Consortium Goes Back To The 90s With The FYW S-97

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Adidas Consortium Goes Back To The 90s With The FYW S-97

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Nike LeBron 16 Low "Safari" Surfaces: First Look

LeBron James’ Nike LeBron 16 is a reasonably low-cut sneaker in it is personal proper, however that is not going to cease Nike from churning out a couple of Nike LeBron 16 Lows sooner or later.

Among the LeBron 16 Lows on faucet to drop someday this yr is an attention grabbing “Safari” rendition that pulls on inspiration from the enduring Atmos x Nike Air Max 1.

Nike LeBron 16 Low "Safari" Surfaces: First Look

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The Nike LeBron 16 Low is not all that completely different from the LeBron 16, however one most important alteration is the addition a zipper that runs the size the tongue. The LeBron 16 Low additionally contains a one-piece bootie, and it lacks the heel pull tab that’s current on the usual LeBron 16. 

Release particulars for the “Safari” Nike LeBron 16 Low haven’t but been introduced however you may get a good suggestion what to anticipate from the photographs which have already surfaced.

Nike LeBron 16 Low "Safari" Surfaces: First Look

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