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  • No one seemed to mind the rape joke on the hit crossover episode of Fox's 'Family Guy' and 'The Simpsons' Yesterday

    This weekend's crossover episode of Fox's "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons" has received criticism for a scene where a character uses rape as a punchline for a joke. The crossover episode has a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped." The line appears in Sunday's much-awaited special...
  • Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have suspensions cut July 15, 2014

    Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have had their 18 month drug suspensions cut to six months and are free to continue competing, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday. "The CAS decided to reduce their period of ineligibility to six months, which has been already served,"...
  • Jessica Simpson walks down the aisle with Eric Johnson July 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson are finally married. The couple has two children. The marriage ceremony took place July 5 at the San Ysidro Ranch hotel, reports usmagazine.com. The 33yearold and the former National Football League player's wedding was attended by their families and friends, including the singer's...
  • Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell banned for 18 months for doping April 10, 2014

    Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year. The Jamaican sprinter, 31, tested positive for the stimulant oxilophrine at last year's national championships and the ban has been...
  • Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban April 9, 2014

    Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June's Jamaican trials. Simpson was the second Jamaican athlete to be handed a doping ban on Tuesday as Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall was suspended for two years after...
  • 'The Simpsons' bids final farewell to Edna Krabappel March 11, 2014

    New York: Hit animated series 'The Simpsons' has paid a final tribute to the sassy Springfield Elementary teacher Edna Krabappel. Actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced Mrs Krabappel, passed away in October, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. Wallace won an Emmy for her voice work on the 1992...
  • 9 facts that you probably didn't know about your favourite American TV series 'The Simpsons' February 27, 2014

    Much before 'House of Cards' and 'Game of Thrones' made our lives interesting, American adult animated sitcom 'The Simpsons' was the reason we watched TV. Did you know that Michael Jackson dubbed for one of the episodes of 'The Simpsons'? The informative video above is CineFix's way of educating people...
  • Asafa Powell tells panel he 'forgot' supplement names January 15, 2014

    Kingston: Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names. The former world 100 metres record holder, who faces a twoyear ban if found guilty...
  • Hockley, Simpson inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame January 2, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Bob Simpson and New Zealand's women cricket's excaptain Debbie Hockley were inducted in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Hall of Fame at a special function here on Thursday. The duo received their commemorative cap from ICC President Alan Isaac in an event that was also attended...
  • Debbie Hockley, Bob Simpson to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame December 30, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that Debbie Hockley and Bob Simpson will be inducted into their Hall of Fame in a special function in Sydney January 2. Hockley will become the fourth female player after Belinda Clark (Australia), Enid Bakewell and Rachael HeyhoeFlint (both England), and second...
  • England's oldest Test cricketer Reg Simpson dies November 27, 2013

    London: The oldest surviving player to have played in an England Test match, Reg Simpson, has died at the age of 93, his former county Nottinghamshire announced on Wednesday. Simpson made 27 Test appearances for England, the highlight of which was an unbeaten 156 against Australia in Melbourne in the final...
  • Singer Jessica Simpson bans father from her wedding November 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessica Simpson has not invited her father, Joe, to her wedding with fiance, retired footballer Eric Johnson. She feels his presence will embarrass her on her Dday. In 2012, Joe had confessed that he was gay. The news was followed by reports that he even had a relationship...
  • Edna's character to retire in 'The Simpsons' October 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: The makers of popular animated show 'The Simpsons' have decided to retire the character of teacher Edna Krabappel after death of its voiceover artist Marcia Wallace. The makers feel that Wallace' voice is irreplaceable and they would rather retire Krabappel's character from the show, reports dailystar.co.uk "I was tremendously saddened...
  • 'The Simpsons' to feature Channing Tatum, Paul Rudd October 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Simpsons' is going to have a starstudded episode in January 2014 as Channing Tatum, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow will lend their voices for the show. The longrunning animated series has tapped Tatum, Apatow, Rudd, Leslie Mann, Seth Rogen as well as Judas Priest's frontman Rob Halford...
  • 'The Simpsons' to kill off one of their main character this season October 2, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Simpsons' have been entertaining the masses for a whopping 24 seasons and the hit show's executive producer Al Jean has revealed that one of their main character will die in the upcoming season. The last major death came in Season 11 when the wife of Ned Flanders,...
  • Powell, Simpson to face disciplinary panel in January September 28, 2013

    Kingston: Former 100metre sprint world record holder Asafa Powell and his MVP teammate Sherone Simpson are to face the disciplinary panel of the Jamaica AntiDoping Commission in January next year. Simpson will appear Jan 7 and 8 while Powell's hearing is scheduled for January 1415, reports CMC. They were among five Jamaicans...
  • Jessica Simpson launches her own line of maternity wear September 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessica Simpson says she launched her own line of maternity wear as she didn't feel "comfortable" when she was expecting her first child. Simpson has two children, Maxwell, 15 months, and two-month-old Ace, with fiance Eric Johnson. "When I was pregnant with Maxwell, I was having trouble finding maternity...
  • Kuchar ends second round with two-shot lead August 24, 2013

    Jersey City, New Jersey: Matt Kuchar completed a round of six-under-par 65 early on Saturday morning to claim a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Kuchar was at 11-under-par 131 with 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and long-hitting Gary Woodland tied...
  • Kuchar edges into lead at The Barclays August 24, 2013

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar joined the birdie brigade at Liberty National to overtake clubhouse leaders Webb Simpson and Gary Woodland by a stroke late in the second round of The Barclays on Friday. Kuchar registered five birdies without a bogey to reach 10 under par after 13 holes on the scenic...
  • Abeba Aregawi wins the women's 1,500 at World Championships August 15, 2013

    Moscow: Abeba Aregawi of Sweden won the women's 1,500 metres at the world championships Thursday, beating defending champion Jenny Simpson of the United States. Aregawi took over from Simpson with 300 metres to go and kept ahead to finish in 4 minutes, 2.67 seconds, holding an edge of .32 seconds over...
  • Webb Simpson leads by one shot at Firestone Country Club August 2, 2013

    Ohio: So much for course knowledge. Webb Simpson, playing his first competitive round at Firestone Country Club, shot a 6under 64 on Thursday to take a onestroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. It all came down to trust. "Well, I knew it all through my caddie (Paul Tesori), who's been here...
  • IOC, IAAF look at bright side of new doping cases July 16, 2013

    London: International officials are looking at the bright side of the latest doping scandals to jolt track and field. The positive tests that nabbed topname sprinters Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are disappointing but also proof that global drugtesting efforts are working, the IOC and IAAF said on...
  • Doping: Coach defends Jamaican sprinters Powell, Simpson July 16, 2013

    Lignano Sabbiadoro: The coach of Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson said on Tuesday they were not to blame after the Olympic medallists failed dope tests. "It came as a big surprise, I think, to them," Stephen Francis told Reuters outside the Fra i Pini hotel which has long...
  • Doping: Italy police investigate Powell, other Jamaican sprinters reports July 17, 2013

    Rome: Italian police are investigating Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson and their Canadian trainer Chris Xuereb on suspicion of violating doping laws, Italian media reported on Tuesday. Newswire Ansa said the police had seized some 50 boxes during a search of the athletes' rooms in a hotel in northeast...
  • Randall is third Jamaican to admit positive dope test July 16, 2013

    Kingston: Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall on Monday became the third athlete to confirm a positive drugs test from the Jamaican trials in June following Sunday's revelations by sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Randall, who competed at last year's London Games but failed to make the final, acknowledged receipt of...
  • Allison Randall is third Jamaican to admit positive dope test July 15, 2013

    Kingston: Olympic discus thrower Allison Randall on Monday became the third athlete to confirm a positive drugs test from the Jamaican trials in June following Sunday's revelations by sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson. Randall, who competed at last year's London Games but failed to make the final, acknowledged receipt of...
  • Italian Police detain trainer linked to Asafa Powell July 15, 2013

    Montego Bay: A physical trainer associated with former world record holder Asafa Powell and Olympic medallist Sherone Simpson was held and questioned by Italian Police Sunday night. The trainer's name has been withheld but the person was reportedly questioned about the presence of banned substances found in samples provided by the...
  • Asafa Powell tests positive for banned stimulant July 15, 2013

    Jamaica: Former 100 metre worldrecord holder Asafa Powell and Jamaican teammate Sherone Simpson have each tested positive for banned stimulants, according to their agent Paul Doyle. Paul Doyle told The Associated Press on Sunday that they tested positive for the stimulant oxilofrine at the Jamaican championships and were just recently notified....
  • Jessica Simpson: Nick Lachey and I haven't spoken in years July 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Nick Lachey hasn't been in touch with exwife Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to a boy, but hopes all is well with her. Asked if he had spoken to his exwife since the birth of her second child, son Ace Knute Johnson, on June 30, Lachey said:...
  • Webb Simpson looks for another title shot at Greenbrier July 3, 2013

    Webb Simpson hopes to have a shot at another late lead at The Greenbrier Classic and this time hang onto it. He was in first place on the back nine in each of the past two years before late bogeys took him out of contention. Simpson will get another chance...