Nationals blasted for near 3-hour rain delay with no rain

Maybe don’t take weather forecasts from the Washington Nationals.

With a storm said to be approaching Nationals Park on Thursday at about the time the team was scheduled to take on the visiting Atlanta Braves, the hosts decided to play it safe by putting the game into a rain delay before it could get a chance to kick off.

That's all well and good, except for the fact that not a single drop of rain fell in over two hours of the "rain delay." Washington was put on blast on social media by those who couldn't understand the team's logic, including fans who left after refusing to wait any longer:

It took just over an hour and a half of the delay before the Nationals finally decided to roll out the tarp, despite there still being no rain yet at the stadium:

While it did eventually trickle in Washington, D.C., some other teams and players took the opportunity to poke fun at the Nationals for their lunacy:

After thousands of fans had already left, the Nationals announced the game would finally get underway at 10:10 p.m. ET, three hours and five minutes later than its original start time.

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Makin It Rain On Them Hoes: “Cutting It In The ATL” Star Maja Sly Is Slangin’ Her Extensions Via Infomercial Now

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Maja Sly Makes History For Hair Extensions Infomercials

Congratulations are in order for Maja Sly!!! Sly is a cast member on WETV’s Cutting It In The ATL and she is turning her reality TV success into even more expansion for her business and empowering women in the process. This month she began airing the first ever infomercials from a Black women for Hair Extensions nationally.

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She posted her testimony and more from the informercial on social media.

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For more information check out her website http://www.prettyhairnow.com and follow her on Instagram @MajaSly


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2 Chainz “Trap Check,” Vince Staples ft. Ty Dolla $ign “Rain Come Down” & More | Daily Visuals 6.23.17

A popular phrase people live by is “life is chess not checkers” and 2 Chainz is taking that notion and using it as a theme for his latest clip

In the black-and white visuals to “Trap Check” the artists formerly known as Titty Boi playing the role of the king while he directs his live human pawns to get it poppin’ on a life sized version of the thinking man’s board game. This clip brings back fond memories of Wu-Tang’s “Mystery Of Chess Boxin’.”

Today Vince Staples finally dropped his highly anticipated sophomore LP, Big Fish Theory, so to coincide with the release blessed us with a visual to the Ty Dolla $ ign assisted “Rain Come Down” where Staples roams the dry desert in search for a Sprite. The thirst is real, y’all.

Check out the rest of today’s drops including work from DJ Khaled featuring Sizzle, Lil Yachty, and more.

2 CHAINZ – “TRAP CHECK”

VINCE STAPLES FT. TY DOLLA $ IGN – “RAIN COME DOWN”

DJ KHALED FT. SIZZLE – “I’M SO GRATEFUL”

LIL YACHTY – “DIRTY MOUTH”

MALIIBU MITCH – “4 AM”

FAMOUS DEX & DIEGO MONEY – “RAMUF”

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Astros-Yankees game postponed due to rain

Saturday’s matinee matchup between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees has been postponed due to inclement weather, the league announced.

Both teams will now play a doubleheader Sunday, with the first game starting at 2:05 p.m. ET. Those who purchased tickets for Saturday's game will be able to exchange them for any other game throughout the 2018 season. They will not be valid for Sunday's doubleheader, which has already sold out.

A ceremony to retire longtime Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's No. 2 will take place at 6:35 p.m. The second game is slated to start following the event, no later than 7:35 p.m.

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Making It Rain On Them Hoes: Drizzy Drake’s ‘More Life’ Cracks Over 500,000 Units Sold In First Week

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Drake’s ‘More Life’ Hits #1, Sells 505,000 Albums First Week

Some of you are probably pausing “Passionfruit” or “Portland” or “Do Not Disturb” or any one of the new bangers that Aubs released last week just to read this.

Suffice to say Drake’s new album “playlist”, More Life, is a BIG success if you believe what you read on social media. However, if you don’t, here are some number that confirm that claim.

According to Billboard, More Life hit #1 on the charts after garnering the equivalent of 505,000 units sold between streams (257,000) and traditional album sales (226,000) and single sales (23,000).

Tweeters lie, Instagrammers lie, numbers don’t.

More Life is Drake’s seventh consecutive album to debut at No. 1. Only his debut EP, So Far Gone, has missed the top slot, as it debuted and peaked at No. 6 back in 2009.

Drake’s seven No. 1s ties him with Kanye West and Eminem for the second-most No. 1s among hip-hop acts, trailing only Jay Z, with 13 leaders.Last week’s No. 1, Ed Sheeran’s ÷, falls to No. 2 after two weeks leading the list. ÷ earned 119,000 units in the latest tracking frame — down 34 percent.

What’s your favorite song from the Owl God’s new project?

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Cavalcade of stars rain shots, raise $500K for Sager charity

After Eric Gordon claimed the All-Star weekend Three-Point Contest Saturday night, TNT’s Ernie Johnson gathered together some of the competitors for a tribute to the late Craig Sager. Before anyone knew it, a group of NBA and other stars – including DJ Khaled and Michael B. Jordan were on the floor raining shots, with each made trey representing $ 10,000 to the SagerStrong charity.

Then Johnson brought out Stephen Curry to try up the ante with a half-court shot. It didn’t work out as planned. He couldn’t sink one, so Sager’s youngest son Ryan got some help with a bucket to bring the total to $ 500,000.

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The Couple That Makes It Rain Together: The Shumperts Enjoy Some Skripper Action In NYC [Video]

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Iman Shumpert And Teyana Taylor Enjoy Strippers Together In New York

While Baby Junie’s asleep, Mama and Daddy are having some fun.

Teyana Taylor and hubby Iman Shumpert hit up rapper friend A-Boogie’s 21st bday at Aces New York, and dropped a couple thousand on bottles and lapdances. Take a look:

Looks like they had a good time…and you just know it was lit for these two when they got back home.

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Make It Rain: Blac Chyna Shares Another Photo From Her MAC Shade Scents Campaign

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Blac Chyna Shares MAC Shade Scents Photo

Blac Chyna is continuing to make it rain with MAC Cosmetics.

The newly crowned MAC Ambassador recently shared a new photo from the campaign that shows her promoting their Candy YumYum Shades Scent.

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Go off Angela Kardashian!

Chy also shared some photos of herself kicking it with her “twin”/ first born, King Cairo.

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More on the flip.


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