ELVIS PRESLEY RUMORS

Baseball, Las Vegas, and Area 51

Glitz, glamour, and gambling—escalated, somewhat, by gaudiness, garishness, and greed—fuel Las Vegas. It is, after all, a desert metropolis built on a foundation of fantasy. It is also where Elvis Presley made his live performance comeback after eight years of concentrating on movies and albums; where Frank Sinatra led a group of his former Army buddies to rob five casinos on...
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April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Elvis Presley, A.C. Green films highlight next batch of 30 for 30 Shorts

ESPN’s bite-sized 30 for 30 Shorts series returns this week with the first of five new documentary shorts, focusing on a golfer in Lower Manhattan who borrows clubs and doesn’t use traditional golf balls. Here’s the full description of Tiger Hood, which premieres online this Tuesday and debuts on the 6 PM SportsCenter this Friday. The first documentary short premieres tomorrow...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Monte Irvin: The Last Eagle

Once upon a decade—the one that introduced Elvis Presley, car tailfins, and McDonald’s franchises—a ballplayer blessed with speed, grace, and athleticism rivaling Orsippus climbed to the apex of baseball, popular culture, and media. The year was 1951. The place was New York City. The ballplayer was Willie Mays. Talent alone does not make a major leaguer, however. Responding...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: The Las Vegas Bowl Brought Showgirls To Officially Invite Utah To The Game

When it comes to official bowl invitations, the Las Vegas Bowl certainly lived up to its name, when the bowl representative went to Salt Lake City to invite the Utah Utes to the game. The invitation featured Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas,” and a couple of showgirls, as well as a ridiculous assortment of bowl gifts. It may not be the Sugar Bowl or the Rose Bowl, but Utes players...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Elvis Presley, RIP: A Top 30 Of Kitschy Crap On His Death Day

  Anyone who was alive on August 16, 1977 can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard the...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs to host Elvis Night for game against Dodgers

The Diamondbacks will pay homage to Elvis Presley this Friday with Elvis Night at Chase Field for the D-backs' game against the Dodgers. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy an Elvis Tribute Show, featuring performances by Chance Tinder and Kentucky Rain, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Game Seven Grill. Throughout the game, the D-backs will host an Elvis karaoke contest, and...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Decade of Baseball Migration

The 1950s was a decade of change. Elvis Presley spearheaded the introduction of rock and roll, television replaced radio as the preferred mass medium for news and entertainment, and baseball migrated westward. Way westward for two teams, mid-westward for two others. With a history dating back to 1871, the Braves resided in Boston until moving to Milwaukee after the 1952 season...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Compares Johnny Manziel To Elvis Presley

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones finally came forward and admitted that Johnny Manziel was the highest rated player on their draft board and then added that Johnny Manziel is just like Elvis Presley. Manziel might be more famous than Presley at this point thanks to ESPN’s obsession. The post Jerry Jones Compares Johnny Manziel To Elvis Presley appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Didn't Want Elvis Presley (aka Johnny Manziel) Taking the Spotlight Away From Him

The world wanted Jerry Jones to pick up Johnny Manziel if he was actually available when it came time for the Cowboys to make a pick Thursday night. We were all simply dying to see Jerry's team become Johnny's--and you know it would have.But Jerry passed on Johnny Football for an interesting reason--he was too much like Elvis Presley. Jones referred to Manziel as Elvis Presley for...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones On Why He Couldn’t Draft Johnny Manziel: “He’s A Celebrity. He’s Elvis Presley.”

Hours after passing on the chance to draft Johnny Manziel at No. 16, Jerry Jones admitted that the former Texas A&M quarterback was the highest ranked player on the Cowboys’ draft board at the time of the selection. Dallas opted to go in a different direction, though, picking Notre Dame offensive lineman Zack Martin, shoring up an already young-and-talented offensive line. ...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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