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Study Shows The US Cities Producing Most Sports Stars

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A brand new study from OLBG has found out which cities in the United States are responsible for producing the most MLB stars, and the city of Chicago came out on top with more than 387 major league baseball stars being born in the Windy City.

The report also demonstrated which US cities producing the most major league athletes overall, as well as those where the most NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL stars were born.

Here the top 40 US Cities Producing Most Sports Stars:

Rank City State NFL Athletes NBA Athletes MLB Athletes NHL Athletes Total Number of Athletes born in City
1 Chicago Illinois 494 155 387 25 1,061
2 Los Angeles California 460 113 240 5 818
3 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 216 122 372 7 717
5 New York New York 169 104 262 11 546
6 Houston Texas 340 43 143 2 528
7 Detroit Michigan 275 71 126 41 513
8 Brooklyn New York 102 107 248 1 458
9 Dallas Texas 258 48 95 * 401
10 Cincinnati Ohio 175 20 204 1 400
11 Miami Florida 314 15 69 * 398
12 Cleveland Ohio 220 27 137 11 395
13 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 212 23 139 14 388
14 New Orleans Louisiana 235 30 99 * 364
15 Baltimore Maryland 123 44 178 * 345
16 Atlanta Georgia 175 49 107 2 333
17 San Francisco California 125 25 180 1 331
18 San Diego California 151 19 134 2 306
19 Birmingham Alabama 147 27 87 * 261
20 Boston Massachusetts 85 15 100 35 235
21 Columbus Ohio 137 23 55 4 219
21 Louisville Kentucky 95 37 87 * 219
23 Oakland California 93 25 92 2 212
24 Minneapolis Minnesota 103 23 41 38 205
26 Jacksonville Florida 132 11 56 1 200
28 Indianapolis Indiana 95 34 56 3 188
30 Milwaukee Wisconsin 89 33 58 4 184
31 Long Beach California 78 17 80 6 181
32 Sacramento California 81 10 88 * 179
33 San Antonio Texas 106 11 49 * 166
34 Buffalo New York 60 17 65 22 164
35 Seattle Washington 72 30 59 1 162
36 Portland Oregon 73 22 63 3 161
37 Baton Rouge Louisiana 107 25 28 * 160
38 Denver Colorado 88 8 42 13 151
39 Mobile Alabama 88 10 52 * 150
40 Fort Worth Texas 101 8 35 * 144
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‘Masters of the Universe’ Live Action Reboot Set to Arrive in 2026

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After many, many years there will finally be a live-action reboot of the classic ‘Masters of the Universe’ which is currently scheduled to hit theaters on June 5th, 2026 and will be directed by Travis Knight, according to Deadline.

Mattel Films’ Robbie Brenner, and Escape Artists’ Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch are producing while Chris Butler is working on the screenplay.

According to the reported synopsis: “The movie follows ten-year-old Prince Adam who crashed to Earth in a spaceship and was separated from his magical Power Sword—the only link to his home on Eternia. After tracking it down almost two decades later, Prince Adam is whisked back across space to defend his home planet against the evil forces of Skeletor. But to defeat such a powerful villain, Prince Adam will first need to uncover the mysteries of his past and become He-Man: the most powerful man in the Universe.”

While the film had been in limbo for several years with Sony initially attached and then Netflix, it is now coming to life at Amazon MGM.

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Selena Gomez Starring in New Food Network Show ‘Selena + Restaurant’

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The Food Network is rolling out a brand new show starring Selena Gomez called ‘Selena + Restaurant’ which will take viewers into the culinary world of Los Angeles and highlight some of the area’s hotspots.

Some of those hotspots include Lemon Grove, Ms Chi, Alta, CUT Steakhouse and more, and the new show is set to make it’s premier exclusively on Food Network on May 2nd and start the journey of visiting 6 LA based restaurants.

The new show premiers with two episodes, with the first episode featuring Puck at his Beverly Hills restaurant CUT Steakhouse and the second episode featuring Chung at her Culver City spot Ms Chi.

“After cooking mostly virtually from my kitchen with some of the best chefs for the last four years, I was thrilled to step into their world,” Gomez said in an official release. “You’ll have to see if being in person helped my skills at all.”

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Electric Light Orchestra Keyboardist Richard Tandy Dies at 76

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The keyboardist for British rock band Electric Light Orchestra Richard Tandy has died at the age of 76, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Electric Light Orchestra’s frontman and leader Jeff Lynne, officially announced Tandy’s death on social media on Wednesday: “It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of my long-time collaborator and dear friend Richard Tandy. He was a remarkable musician & friend and I’ll cherish the lifetime of memories we had together. Sending all my love to Sheila & the Tandy family.”

Tandy first joined Electric Light Orchestra, and was among the three core members, following the release of the band’s first album in 1972 playing bass guitar before eventually moving to the keyboard following the exit of another member of the band.

ELO was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.

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