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November 8, 2022

Colts Fire Frank Reich, Tap Jeff Saturday as Interim Head Coach

Jeff Saturday is no stranger to the sidelines in Indianapolis. The Hall of Fame lineman was drafted by the Colts in 1999 and played for the team through the 2011 season. Now, he’s trading the analysis desk of ESPN for the sideline stress of head coaching. Saturday was revealed as the interim head coach of the Colts after the team fired Frank Reich, following a 40-33 record amassed since 2018. Saturday enters the NFL with no professional coaching experience, having only served in the role at Georgia’s Hebron Christian Academy.

Taylor Swift, Rihanna Take Top Two Spots on Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s Midnights reign continues. The singer’s new single “Anti-Hero” remained on top of the Billboard Hot 100, and Midnights stayed steady at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. “Lift Me Up,” Rihanna’s first solo single in six years, took the No. 2 spot. Next week looks to be a race of epic proportions as Drake and 21 Savage will chart for the first time with Her Loss.

Brooklyn Nets Owner Clara Wu Tsai Lauches Start-up Accelerator for BIPOC Founders

Clara Wu Tsai has a bustling schedule. The Nets owner and founder of REFORM Alliance, which focuses on prison reform, announced that she will fund up to $6 million in start-up costs as part of a new accelerator, BK-XL. The first year of the program will bring in 12 BIPOC-owned start-up companies. In a statement, Wu Tsai reflected on the initiative, saying, “We thought that investing in [people of color] was how we could create wealth, not only for the entrepreneurs but also through all the different jobs that they are going to create.”

Kid Cudi is Writing His Way into Hollywood

Kid Cudi keeps dropping hints that his time as a rapper may be coming to a close. Recently, he’s suggested that his days as Kid Cudi may be over. Not only that, he may even take a totally different career path, becoming a kindergarten teacher. The Ohio-born performer revealed he is working on two movie scripts, one horror film and one romantic comedy. The tweets came out on the same day he seemingly confirmed that he has one more record left on his deal and he’s wholly unsure of what may come next.

EA Releases Ultimate FIFA Album

What’s your favorite FIFA anthem? The wildly popular video game has provided a stacked soundtrack through the years. EA released the Ultimate FIFA Soundtrack on Monday, spotlighting the 100 greatest FIFA songs of all time. The list includes a diverse range of beats, from Billie Eilish to Damian Marley.

Anheuser-Busch Gets into the Pickleball Game

Following in the footsteps of Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman’s 35V, Tom Brady, Kim Clijsters, and more, one of America’s favorite brewers is getting into pickleball. The St. Louis-based company announced on Tuesday that it has purchased an MLP expansion team, which will make its presence felt in the 2023 season. In the upcoming season, MLP will expand from 12 to 16 teams, double events from three to six, and increase the player prize money pool to upwards of $2 million.

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