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About Brian Powell

Brian Powell is a contract writer for WebProNews. In his day job, he is a teacher and tutor for The Princeton Review. He also serves as an assistant coach to Transylvania University's Speech and Debate team.
Tanya Stine to Marry NBA Referee Violet Palmer

When she entered the league in 1997, Violet Palmer broke multiple barriers. At the time, Palmer became the first female to ever officiate an NBA game, despite pressure from fans who believed that a woman would not be able to …

Carl Edwards Leaving Roush Fenway Racing in 2015

This summer, it seems as if the grand majority of attention in the sports world has gone toward players switching teams, whether it be the LeBron saga or pushes from MLB teams to move players before the deadline. However, one …

Rajon Rondo Mentioned in Trade Rumors… Again

When Rajon Rondo entered the NBA in 2006, he did so via a trade. Drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 21st pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, Rondo was then traded to the Boston Celtics, where he had played …

Vanessa Hudgens Goes Au Naturel in Latest Photoshoot

Since the advent of Instagram, photo filters have become all the new rage, with anyone and everyone being able to look prettier by simply adding a few digital effects to a photo. And, as with every trend in today’s day …

Maya Rudolph May Ink Variety Show Deal With NBC

On May 19, Maya Rudolph made her television producing debut with the airing of her variety show special, The Maya Rudolph Show. Rudolph, whose career took-off as an actress on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, meant for the show to be …

Chicago Bulls Rumors: Boozer Gone to Free Salary Cap

With the excitement of the World Cup finally dwindling down after Germany’s thrilling extra-time win against Argentina, the world can now spend its time obsessing over the latest NBA moves. Of course, we all know that LeBron James has decided …

Mitt Romney Crushes New Hampshire Poll; 2016 Bid?

If someone was to grab you on the street and ask you who you thought the leading candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for President would be, a plethora of names could tumble from your mouth – Chris Christie, Marco …

Sharon Stone is Now Available for Suitors

Following the release of Basic Instinct in 1999, one could have walked into any teenage boy’s bedroom and most likely found some evidence of Sharon Stone’s emphasis leg-crossing scene. At the time, Stone was at her prime and had one …

Holly Holm Signs With UFC; Best Challenge to Rousey

In her last fight at UFC 175, current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey destroyed her opponent, Alexis Davis, 16 seconds into the opening round by TKO. At the time, Davis was the toughest opponent for Rousey, coming into the …

Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually …

Michael Irvin’s Wife Becomes Center of Feud

On Saturday, life couldn’t have gotten much worse for Cleveland Browns wide receive Josh Gordon. The 2014 NFL-leading receiver was arrested for a DWI in Raleigh, North Carolina after initially being pulled over for speeding. Normally, a DWI wouldn’t be …

Angelina Jolie’s Past Rehashed: Drug Video Released

When Angelina Jolie first made it big in 1999 with the film Girl: Interrupted, no one dreamed she would go on to be who she is today – An extremely successful and versatile actress married to Brad Pitt with six …

Miami Heat Rumors: LeBron Still in No Man’s Land

On Wednesday, LeBron James met with President of the Miami Heat, Pat Riley. And at the end of said meeting, nothing was accomplished – a scary thought for fans of the Miami Heat. In case you have been living under …

Xi Jinping Meets with US; Talk Economy & Security

When Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the President of the People’s Republic of China, came into office a little over one year ago, he faced several monumental challenges as the …

Robin Wright Preps for Season 3 of ‘House of Cards’

While season two of Netflix’s House of Cards opened strongly with the viewers – with 670,000 people watching all 13 episodes during its opening weekend – its third season began in hot-water with the state of Maryland. Until April 25, …

Sheryl Sandberg Sees India as Facebook’s Next Market

Things for Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, have not been going well as of late. Recently, it was revealed that Facebook had run an emotion experiment affecting some 700,000 users – all done without the consent of …

Elizabeth Lail Cast as Anna in ‘Once Upon a Time’

Even though almost every single scientist and liberal on the planet continually warn of the dangers of global warming, the pudding shows that the world has been #Frozen over since November 27, 2013 with Disney’s release of Frozen, the story …

Two-Year-Old Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully

These days, it seems all too common to hear stories of situations involving police which end tragically, oftentimes with innocent people being caught in collateral damage. There are those rare circumstances, though, when the news reports on the good deeds …

Kathy Bates Discusses Role in New Movie ‘Tammy’

Today, Melissa McCarthy’s newest movie, Tammy, hits the big screens. Tammy marks the screenwriting debut of McCarthy, best known for her role in 2011′s The Bridesmaids, and the directorial debut of Ben Falcone, McCarthy’s husband and frequent co-actor. While McCarthy …

Megyn Kelly Holds No Punches; Now No. 1 News Show

For the past 150 consecutive months, Fox News has ruled the ratings roost, being the most watched news program on cable television. For the grand majority of those years, Bill O’Reilly has led the charge for the “fair and balanced” …

Benghazi Suspect Stirs Up US Justice System

On June 15, special operations forces in Libya captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya – an attack which resulted in the deaths of four Americans, …

Anderson Silva Shuns Weidman Rematch; Eyes Diaz

At UFC 168 in December of 2013, Anderson Silva, once undefeated MMA middleweight champion of the UFC, suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in sports history, shattering his leg against the shin of competitor Chris Weidman. The injury not …

Stacy Lewis Stays No. 1 With Win at NW Arkansas

Last week, LPGA No. 1 ranked golfer Stacy Lewis finished second to Michelle Wie at the US Open, losing by two shots. Despite the fact she was competing for a major golf championship last week, Lewis admitted that she was …

‘Girls Meets World’ Debut Draws Big Numbers

Almost everyone today between the ages of 20 and 30 can attribute their moral compass to one source – Boy Meets World. The TGIF ABC sitcom that ran between the years 1993-2000 followed the life of young Cory Matthews (played …