2024-05-29 2:47 PM

Picking Splinters: Wolf Will Wow Ya

Wolf knows no fear, however those who oppose him are well acquainted with it. (Photo: Courtesy NBC)

In the brief time that the revamped “American Gladiators” has been on the air, Don “Hollywood” Yates, better known by his gladiatorial name of Wolf, has established himself as a fan favorite, perhaps even the face of the show. With a mane of scraggly, possibly feathered hair, a blood curdling howl, an arsenal of smack-rich […]

Picking Splinters: Gladiators Ready?

Growing up, my life had a very simple pattern: Wake up, go to school, come home from school, pop a bag of microwavable popcorn and watch “American Gladiators” on the USA Network. Given that ritual, you can imagine my excitement when I learned “Gladiators” would be returning in an all-new format on NBC this winter, […]

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Dedication, strength in face of adversity, and community service were among the topics discussed at the Harvest Moon Restaurant on the evening of Feb. 22, as three area high school students stood in front of a crowd of their parents, teachers and strangers to speak on a perennial issue: leadership.

Amazing Race Winner James Brenaman

JAMES BRANAMAN, co-winner of the latest season of CBS-TV’s reality show, “The Amazing Race,” was in Falls Church visiting his mom and step-dad over the holidays, and wandered to the office of the News-Press for an interview. (News-Press photo)   So you win a million dollars on a popular major network TV reality show. Before […]