WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan To Star In "The Expendables 4"?

WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan officially confirmed during an interview at the Body Pro Expo event in Birmingham, United Kingdom that negotiations with Sylvester Stallone have transpired in regards to starring in "The Expendables 4". The iconic six-time WWE Champion debuted in Hollywood motion picture in "Rocky III" in 1982 portraying Thunderlips; an imposing professional wrestler who faces Rocky Balboa in a charity boxer versus wrestler bout.

"I was talking on the phone with Sly (Stallone) about doing 'The Expendables 4.' We're trying to figure out a way to maybe turn me into the most evil man in the world," Hogan explained during the Body Pro Expo in Birmingham in May.

"The Expendables" - which debuted in 2010 - directed by Sylvester Stallone, has seen glorified alpha male, uber-machismo displayed featuring a litany of muscle bound action heroes; Dolph LundgrenBruce WillisArnold SchwarzeneggerRandy Couture, and Steve Austin. "The Expendables" franchise has grossed $790 million worldwide at the box office.

Sylvester Stallone has yet to confirm as to whether Hulk Hogan will star in "The Expendables 4". Elsewhere, the pop culture icon revealed major plans in preparational training to compete at WWE WrestleMania XXXII inside the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX in 2016 before an estimated 100,000.

 "(WWE CEO Vince McMahon) challenged me to get in shape for WrestleMania, so that's what I'm doing now. I'm down to 295 now. That's how much I weighed when I was in high school," commented Hogan.
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Interview: This Woman's Word Founder and Qualified Kickboxing Coach Danielle Watson

Award-nominated This Woman's Word founder and qualified Kickboxing Coach (PKA Kickboxing Association) Danielle Watson appeared on Chicago's Arena Sports Network to thoroughly discuss the inspirationally empowering This Woman's Word website, the concept of forming Mixed Martial Arts and self defence classes, whilst touching on an affinity for health and fitness and the Breakin’ Boundrez team.

Furthermore, the talented London-based creative details volunteering for the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust,  which witnessed participation in the Gold Challenge; a marquee event in the United Kingdom encompassing Olympic and Paralympic Sports, whilst raising money and awareness for charitable causes. Watson's pivotal influence and leadership earned the distinction of becoming a charity ambassador for the reputable brand.

This Woman's Word website http://thiswomansword.com/
Danielle  Watson Twitter:  @ThisWomansWord
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Interview: New York Giants Defensive Tackle Carlif Taylor

New York Giants Defensive Tackle Carlif Taylor is a two-time 1st team NCAA Northeast 10 All Conference athlete, decorated NCAA All-American and inspirational team captain during his successful tenure with Southern Connecticut State University Owls. Taylor surprisingly went undrafted in the NFL Draft 2015 in Chicago, IL in May 2015 before inking an exclusive deal with four-time NFL Super Bowl Champions and eleven-time conference Champions New York Giants.

The talented New York Giants athlete became a bona fide standout as a junior in 2013, recording a vastly impressive 54 tackles (31 solo), 10.5 for loss and three sacks. Taylor consistently shown great improvement during his senior year in the  NCAA as captain in 2014, recording an impressive 73 tackles throughout the season for Southern Connecticut; Taylor led Southern Connecticut in tackles againstGannonSt. Anselm and Assumption (11 tackles in each respective contest).

New York Giants Carlif Taylor competes with an uber-intensely focused attitude, with a high motor that enables the gifted 6’2” 315 pound athlete to move quickly with both feet and hands. The New York-born warrior-esque competitor is built for victory, with an impressively immovable frame, positive attitude and innate set of fundamental and natural athletic skills which will see the promising 23-year-old rookie translate NCAA accolades and dominance swiftly into practice in the NFL. The future starts now.

Q: What was your initial reaction when you recently signed with the New York Giants? It was unbelievable. I had to get on my knees and pray immediately. It's almost impossible to describe my feelings in words. I was just stuck in awe and thankful to be a New York Giant.

Q: What aspects of your unique game are you currently working on most? I'm working on everything. I believe in perfection, so as of now I am working on all aspects of my game, mentally and physically. 

Q: Which professional athletes did you admire most growing up? Warren Sapp, Muhummad Ali ,and Allen Iverson. 

Q: As a two-time 1st team NCAA Northeast 10 All Conference standout, NCAA All-American and team captain for Southern Connecticut State, what are your major goals in the NFL? My number one goal is a few Super Bowl's, and eventually be one of the great Giants in our vast and prolific history. 

Q: How do you feel the New York Giants can improve in the forthcoming NFL 2015-16 season? We are Super Bowl bound this year, and I can't be more excited to be on this team. 

Q: What is your opinion on the NFL International Series hosted at Wembley Stadium in London? I think it's very unique and interesting. We all know the NFL is the number one sport in America, and with this Stadium (Wembley Stadium) in London it will just increase its fan base and make it more of an internationally known sport. 

Q: Where do New York sports fans at large rank throughout the nation? New York is one of the biggest fan states with almost all of its teams well known. Growing up in New York, I've never witnessed more die-hard fans in all sports. 

Q: Who do you feel is the most underrated player in the NFL at present? I would say Prince Amukamara (New York Giants). He is a great person, and even a better player. 

Q: What is your inspirational motto that you live by? Proverbs 27:17

Q: Will you be engaging in any major philanthropic programs in New York? I will base my entire life and career on philanthropy and giving back to the community. This is something I've wanted to do since I was a child. 

Carlif Taylor Twitter: @CarlifTaylor97

Interview by: Dean Perretta
Dean Perretta Twitter: @DeanPerretta
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NFL International Series 2015

The National Football League’s International Series has, without question, become a fan favorite amongst the UK faithful since its inception in 2007.

After expanding from a single regular season game to two games in 2013, then to three games in 2014, the NFL’s overseas experiment will return with the same format this autumn.

The upcoming season’s matchups were announced prior to the end of last season. On Oct. 4, the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins will clash in a battle of American Football Conference Eastern Division rivals; the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars follow on Oct. 25 and the Detroit Lions will tangle with the Kansas City Chiefs on Nov. 1 to close out the three game series, which will all be contested at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Another interesting twist to the schedule is that fans of the participating teams in the U.S. will have to set their alarm clocks and plan on a little breakfast with some gridiron action. Kickoff for all three games is set for 9:30 a.m. and, with the exception of the Bills-Jaguars contest, will be shown nationwide on the broadcast networks of CBS and FOX and also shown live in the UK on Sky Sports. The Buffalo-Jacksonville game will be shown in their local home TV markets only and also distributed over a digital platform and be available worldwide.

The Dolphins and Jaguars will be making their third overall appearance in the International Series, while the Lions will make their second trip to the UK while the Jets and Chiefs will play in the event for the first time.
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WWE Elimination Chamber: Kevin Owens vs. John Cena

NXT Champion Kevin Owens emphatically answered the ever-bold challenge of reigning WWE United States Champion John Cena during the infamous open challenge on WWE Raw on May 18, which essentially enabled both respective superstars to face off in a clash at the forthcoming WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view on May 31 inside the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX; the unexpected appearance from Owens marked his first outing on the WWE main roster.

John Cena - a 15-time WWE Champion - defeated Rusev at WWE WrestleMania 31 inside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on March 29 to claim the decorated WWE United States Championship; Cena previously held the WWE United States Championship a decade ago. The fighting champion spirit of the relentless Cenation leader has compiled successful WWE United States Championshiptitle defenses against the likes of RusevNeville, and Sami Zayn on WWE Raw since claiming the gold.

However, during Cena's WWE United States Championship open challenge monologue on WWE Raw to all WWE superstars backstage,NXT Champion Kevin Owens made his grand entrance to confront the uber-defiant Cena.

"Veteran advice? Are you kidding me? Let me make something clear here. I've been doing this for 15 years. In fact, I've been doing this longer than you. The only difference between you and I is that I didn't get a break until now. So you don't get to give me advice ever, you understand me?" stated Owens after Cena noted "This is why we are here. So young man, from one champion to another, allow me to bestow on you some veteran advice."

The dominant Kevin Owens recently defended the NXT Championship against Sami Zayn at NXT Unstoppable Takeover on May 20 on the WWE Network, which subsequently witnessed the awaited debut of Samoa Joe; the 31-year-old Owens has held the NXT Championship since February 15, 2015 after ironically defeating Sami Zayn at NXT Takeover: Rival.

The anticipated WWE Elimination Chamber showdown between John Cena and Kevin Owens has the fabric to be an entertaining affair to showcase the changing of the guard in WWE, and to demonstrate to millions worldwide that the champ is indeed still here.
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NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves Win NBA Draft Lottery 2015

The Minnesota Timberwolves officially won the NBA Draft Lottery 2015 on May 19, signalling the first occassion since 2004 when the Minneapolis-St. Paul-based franchise recorded the worst regular season record to invariably earn the number one overall pick in the NBA Draft 2004.

"We're in this for big stakes," said Minnesota Timberwolves President and Head Coach Flip Saunders, whilst adding "The big thing about this is getting good talent that can blend together. This is another big step."

Minnesota Timberwolves now currently ponder a major decision to select one of the desired sought after forwards in either Karl-Anthony Towns (Kentucky) or Jahlil Okafor (Duke) to ultimately build around reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, Andrew Wiggins.

"People say you have a 25 percent to win, but I always look at it that there's a 75 percent chance that someone else is going to win. I just feel very honored that we have the chance to be in this position." commented Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor.

Elsewhere, Los Angeles Lakers moved up from the fourth spot into the second spot in the NBA Draft Lottery 2015, retaining draft rights to a pick which would have been essentially been forwarded to the Philadelphia Sixers had the Los Angeles Lakers been announced outside of the top five in the NBA Draft Lottery 2015. The Philadelphia Sixers were announced third in the NBA Draft Lottery 2015,  with the New York Knicks - who boasted the second-best projected odds in the lottery - fell to the fourth overall selection thirty years after claiming the first-ever NBA Draft Lottery victory; New York Knicks subsequently drafted Patrick Ewing in the NBA Draft 1985.

Moreover, Orlando Magic triumphed in the NBA Draft Lottery 2004 that secured draft rights to select Dwight Howard, also possessed the best projected odds; the Minnesota Timberwolves had a  twenty five percent chance of cementing the top selection in the NBA Draft Lottery 2015 after compiling a 16-66 record in the NBA 2014-15 regular season. 
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LaShawn Encarnacion's "The Dark Truth" Show To Premiere On Arena Sports Network

Arena Sports Network officially announces that San Diego-based Professional Sports Broadcaster LaShawn Encarnacion will debut brand new Professional Sports show "The Dark Truth" on Arena Sports Network.
"The Dark Truth" discusses all of the trending topics and relevant events in Professional Sports, whilst touching on the unique metaphor that intertwines with sports and life itself. Furthermore, the charismatic and thoughtfully engaging Encarnacion uniquely entertains creative ideas on what alterations can be activated in Professional Sports for a more superior product both on and off the field for athletes, media members and die-hard fans alike.
The self-proclaimed "Dark Knight of Sports" welcomes special guests on "The Dark Truth" and provides cutting edge debates, along with game analysis for all the major contests. "The Dark Truth" will set Professional Sports fans free from bias, propaganda and misinformation that has plagued mainstream media at large.

LaShawn Encarnacion Twitter: @TheDarkTruthASN
Arena Sports Network Twitter: @ArenaSportsNet
Arena Sports Network Official Website: www.arenasportsnet.com
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WWE: The Rock To Compete At WWE WrestleMania XXXII?

Sports Illustrated interviewed Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson during a promotional appearance to promote new movie "San Andreas" this week.

Johnson touched on a variety of topics during the exclusive interview, including success in the NCAA with the Miami  Hurricanes, main eventing  WWE WrestleMania on  three different  occasions during the Attitude Era with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, whilst discussingRoman Reigns' rise to the apex of WWE. The "Fast And Furious 7"  Hollywood  superstar also underscored WWE WrestleMania XXXIIas a major talking point, with WWE aiming to draw over 100,000 fans inside  AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in 2016.

Myself, Vince, Triple H have talked about creating something that is amazing,” said Johnson,   whilst continuing “Any time for me, going back into the WWE, especially if it’s a match – and these guys know this because of the open dialogue between me and Triple H – the question is, can we create, in terms of a promotional scale for the fans, something better than what we did in Miami and back-to-back in New York with John Cena? Can we put together something that’s different but equally, if not more, exciting? So there’s a lot of elements involved that we continue to talk about and chop up. That’s the coolest part about the relationship I have with the McMahons, including Triple H.

Moreover, Johnson has not officially  ruled out the chance  of  potentially competing against 13-time WWE Champion Triple H at WWE WrestleMania XXXII,  noting “We continue to talk about it, and we’re still shooting each other text messages. He (Triple H) sent me a message from Dallas that said, ‘This could be us. The record is ours.’ So we’ll see.”
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Feedback the Magazine Sonny Pinkney's Campaign With A Cause

Journalist and brain tumor survivor Sonny Pinkney launches crowdfunding campaign to raise money for startup publication, Feedback the Magazine.

Wardell “Sonny” Pinkney is taking one step closer to his dream of owning and operating his own publication. The quick-witted and intrepid journalist has worked for a number of media outlets - including Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia, WCHE 1520 AM radio and the Metro Philadelphia  Newspaper - and now Mr. Pinkney looks to step out on his own. The enterprising Howard University grad founded Feedback the Magazine with a vision: to provide a platform that gives readers an up-close take on emerging innovators, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs.

Sonny has not had an ordinary life. After being diagnosed with multiple brain tumors as a teenager, the budding journalist has beaten the odds, rebounding after eight brain surgeries (including having to re-learn how to walk following the January, 2009 procedure) the most recent of which was on May 12, 2015. His next big step - running and editing Feedback the Magazine.

“My illness and near-death experience has changed my perspective on life. I now know how precious it is,” explains Pinkney. “That's why I founded Feedback the Magazine, because the next day, minute, second or hour isn't promised to any of us and I want to get the most out of everything life has to offer.”

Sonny - born and raised in Chester, PA - aims to take his passion for journalism to the next level, releasing Feedback the Magazine as a print publication. He also aims formalize his business and raise start-up capital for staff and office costs. For him, so much news focuses on the same tired stories. Feedback looks to shake these traditions, providing an outlet for voices that pass under the radar.

The project, based on the crowdfunding website Indie Go Go, looks to raise $25,000 to fund the first issue and cover costs as Sonny begins expanding his enterprise.

To learn more, visit the crowdfunding page at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/feedback-the-magazine-startup- fundraising/, or contact the press agent for more information or to request an interview with Sonny.

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Dean Perretta Meets WWE Superstar Santino Marella

WWE Superstar Santino Marella is one of the most uniquely charismatic, colorfully original and vastly entertaining personalities in all of sports-entertainment. The proudly decorated Milan Miracle has twice claimed the WWE Intercontinental Championship, alongside reigning as a WWE United States Champion and WWE Tag Team Champion. Beyond the divine scope of the glittering bright lights of sports-entertainment, the WWE Superstar delves into inspirational philanthropic and non-profit charity endeavors to strongly influence communities, the philosophy in maintaining a consistently healthy lifestyle, coupled with explaining in intricate detail about the innovative Battle Arts Academy in Mississauga, Ontario in Dean Perrettameets WWE SuperstarSantino Marella.
The vastly anticipated interview commenced in touching on the well-documented and critically acclaimed 15,000 square foot Battle Arts Accademy which was founded alongside Inside Fitness Magazine’s Tony Frendo. The 41-year-old Marella stated that Battle Arts Academy is a groundbreaking health complex to specifically cater to males and females of all ages and backgrounds, with a strong emphasis on boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Professional Wrestling and health and fitness programs under one roof to ultimately increase the performance of fitness clients.
Popular celebrity fitness model and revered personal trainer Nichelle Laus – who has appeared in mainstream television commercials for Nike – is a loving mother of four children, whilst boasting a decorated pedigree in kickboxing. Laus is actively involved as a high-profile trainer at Battle Arts Academy to motivate and inspire a generation who long to become champions in life. Marella notably stressed that Laus will be competing in a forthcoming professional boxing bout, whilst adding that Battle Arts Academy‘s appeal toward attracting female clients has undeniably boomed with Laus’ credibility in the supreme fitness and performance center based in Ontario.
The Battle Arts Academy founder and renowned WWE Superstar was exceedingly instrumental in strategically raising over $7,000 for the empowering “Give Kids A Fighting Chance” education program to empower the lives of eighteen youths, where Santino Marella underscored the rich importance of inspiring a community and ability to use celebrity for the better in facilitating greater change in society.
Santino Marella starred in “Jingle All The Way 2” co-starring Larry The Cable Guy in 2014in which the gifted Canadian-Italian added that he hopes to land to additional roles in motion pictures in the near future.
“Larry The Cable Guy was a really cool guy to work with” added Marella.
Marella has triumphantly claimed an array of championships throughout his currently successful tenure withWWE. However, Santino Marella highlighted that his favorite moments in his WWE career include debuting inWWE-owned developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling in 2005 where acclaimed media guru Paul Heymanpersonally mentored the WWESuperstar. Furthermore, the uber-entertaining 6″0 233 pound WWE Superstar – known universally as “The Italian Stallion” – illustrated how winning the Ohio Valley Wrestling Television Title (as Russian MMA-esque athlete Boris Alexiev), capturing the WWEIntercontinental Championship in Milan, Italy against Umaga in his WWE debut on WWE RAW and performing at WWE WrestleMania XXIV where Marella was unceremoniouosly clotheslined by pop culture icon Snoop Dogg at the end of the Playboy Bunnymania Lumberjack divas match remain as personal career highlights. Santino Marella unequivocally confirmed to be a self-confessed Paul Heyman guy based on the creative acumen and incredible belief which the eloquent New Yorker instilled in Marella during the early stages of his sports-entertainment career.
Outside of the squared circle, Santino Marella (real name: Anthony Carelli) is involved withInternational Hockey League franchise Milton Cobras who compete in Milton, Ontario. The beloved sports-entertainer is very much entrenched within the Milton Cobras organization, despite a chaotic schedule which sees Marella travelling internationally with great regularity; ice hockey is the national sports identity in Canada, whereas basketball, Mixed Martial Arts, tennis and soccer largely trail behind, irrespective of tremendous growth of both of the latter sports (sports-entertainment has been a cornerstone amongst Canadians). Marella noted that being associated with Milton Cobras ice hockey franchise is evenly balanced with the other endeavors in his life and professional career.
Santino Marella candidly spoke of his rehabilitation process since acquiring neck surgery in December 2014; theWWE Superstar added how Rusev‘s powerfully reclining accolade finishing submission hold essentially placed additional aggravation on a region that had experienced pain prior.
On the road to returning to WWE television, Marella shared his daily dietary consumption which primarily consists of nutritional fruit smoothies, spinach, a variety of vegetables, protein sources and non-supplements.
WWE‘s empowering partnerships with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Be A Star anti-bullying campaigns were initiatives which the the talented performer elaborated on. Marella detailed how WWE embarks on routinely entering schools throughout communities to highly promote anti-bullying with the Be A Star initiative, whilst adding that WWE has officially granted wishes for thousands of critically and terminally ill children in conjunction with the Make-A-Wish FoundationJohn Cena is the most requested requested celebrity in entertainment with over 400 wishes granted for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, thus earning Cena a deserved spot in the Guinness World Records.
Elsewhere, when Santino Marella was questioned regarding which rising Canadian Mixed Martial Artist has the potential to be the next Georges St-Pierre, Marella did not pinpoint any individual singularly in Battle Arts Academy, rather collectively praising the adept youth aged nine to eleven with the prodigious local champions in the Mississauga, Ontario fitness complex also being provided with kudos. Battle Arts Academy is a vividly strong metaphor and way of life in creating an education in life when enrolling in the unique sports and fitness program according to the positive-minded Marella.
The WWE Superstar thoroughly explained about WWE WrestleMania XXXI hosted inside 70,000 capacity Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on March 29. Marella will unfortunately be watching WWE WrestleMania XXXIfrom the sidelines this year based on currently being inactive due to rehabilitating from a neck injury. Be that as it may, the phenomenal interaction with the very loyal WWE Universe is something that Santino Marella is relishing this year on all accounts. Marella inspirationally spoke of how a French family during a prior WWEWrestleMania meet and greet session approached the WWE Superstar with their son who had sadly undergone a life-changing major foot surgery. The French adolescent couldn’t physically walk and had to be remotely carried throughout the entirety of the day by his parents, which blew Santino Marella away regarding the positive energy exuded by the child when meeting the WWE Superstar, despite the large obstacles and lofty challenges of the child recollected Marella.
Moreover, Santino Marella is not just a champion in the world’s most popular sports-entertainment company. The WWE Superstar is a champion and shining example out of the ring when it comes to being a motivational leader and inspirational beacon of hope in the community and at large throughout the nation.
Santino Marella Official Twitter: @MilanMiracle
Santino Marella Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Santino-Marella-WWE-Universe/8281498739?fref=ts
Battle Arts Academy Official Website: www.battleartsacademy.ca
Battle Arts Academy Twitter: @BattleArtsMMA
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