DWTS’ Lindsay Arnold Reveals Her, Sam Cusick’s Daughter’s Name

first_imgMom’s chosen a moniker! Lindsay Arnold revealed her infant daughter’s name on Wednesday, November 4.The Dancing With the Stars pro, 26, announced that her newborn’s name is Sage Jill Cusick in an Instagram post featuring three photos of her daughter.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – “We could not be more in love with her and feel blessed beyond words to be her parents,” Arnold wrote. “She entered this world on the same day that we lost Sams beautiful mother just one year ago and we couldn’t help but see God’s hand in this and know that Sage was handed down to us by her beautiful angel grandmother, Jennifer Jill Gillette Cusick. Thank you all so much for the love and support you have sent our way.”Arnold gave birth to her and Sam Cusick’s baby girl on Monday, November 2, via C-section. “The most beautiful surprise on this very special day. Baby Girl and mama are healthy and well,” the Utah native wrote via Instagram at the time. “More details to come but wanted to share this first pic of our little family.”The So You Think You Can Dance alum received supportive comments from her DWTS costars, from pregnant Witney Carson to new dad Artem Chigvintsev. “My heart! She’s so perfect in every way! SO SO HAPPY FOR YOU TWO! I can’t wait to snuggle her!!!!!!!” the Emmy winner, 27, wrote, while the Russian dancer, 38, commented, “Omg congratulations. So so beautiful.”- Advertisement – Her initial symptoms were “very tough,” Arnold exclusively told Us Weekly two months later. “Right now, I’m at 21 weeks and I am feeling great. I feel like the first 12 weeks, people don’t joke, you don’t feel like yourself. There are so many things changing. I had a bit of nausea. I was always tired.”She and her high school sweetheart tied the knot in June 2015 in Utah and previously maintained a long-distance marriage while she filmed DWTS.Dancing With The Stars Lindsay Arnold Reveals Her and Sam Cusick Newborn Daughter NameLindsay Arnold and Sam Cusick Courtesy Lindsay Arnold/Instagram“He would fly out on the weekends, stay for the show, have to fly back right after the show to get back for work,” the dancer explained to Us in July. “That was pretty much the only time we got to see each other was on show days at my trailer.”Listen to Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood as each week the editors of Us break down the hottest entertainment news stories! Arnold went on to post an Instagram Story photo of herself breast-feeding the newborn, writing, “Late nights with baby girl. I love her so much. 1:47 a.m.”The season 25 winner revealed her pregnancy news in May. “Ohhhhh baby,” Arnold wrote via Instagram at the time. “Mom and Dad love you already. #November2020.”- Advertisement –last_img read more

Taal Volcano belches more steam, sulfur dioxide – Phivolcs

first_imgThe agency on Saturday kept the dangerlevel of the volcano at alert level 4 out of a possible 5, which means that a“hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours to days.” The National Disaster Risk Reduction andManagement Council, in its Saturday’s situational report, said some 37,445families or 137,994 people were taking temporary shelter in 488 evacuationcenters. (ABS-CBN News) The volcano, which sits on an island surrounded by a lake in Batangas province, releases an average of 409 tons of sulfur dioxide on Saturday, higher than Friday’s 224 tons. ABS-CBN NEWS The volcano’s eruption in Jan. 12 displaced nearly 350,000 people in the provinces of Batangas, Quezon, Laguna and Cavite. In its 8 a.m. bulletin, the state seismology agency said the emission of white-colored steam had reached 100 to 800 meters high compared to Friday’s record of 50 to 500 meters. Phivolcs earlier said continued activityat the Taal Volcano showed that magma was churning underneath. Data from the Philippine Seismic Networkshowed that some 744 volcanic earthquakes have been plotted in the Taal regionsince Jan. 12. Among these, some 176 were felt, ranging from between Magnitude1.2 and 4.1 and experienced at between Intensity 1 and 4.center_img The volcano, which sits on an islandsurrounded by a lake in Batangas province, has also released an average of 409tons of sulfur dioxide, higher than Friday’s 224 tons. Meanwhile, the Taal Volcano Network,which can record small earthquakes undetectable by the PSN, recorded 420volcanic earthquakes, including 11 low-frequency earthquakes, in the past 24hours. Sulfur dioxide is used to measure ifmagma is getting closer to the surface. The volcano had a steam-driven eruptionon Jan. 12, triggering an ash fall that reached parts of Metro Manila andnearby provinces.  MANILA – The Taal Volcano in Batangas spewedan increased amount of steam and sulfur dioxide in the past 24 hours, thePhilippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Saturday.last_img read more

GameDay provides false sense of hope

first_imgEarly Saturday morning, hordes of dedicated USC fans and handfuls of Stanford’s faithful will trudge down Trousdale Parkway, across Exposition Boulevard and around the Rose Garden to wait patiently outside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum’s peristyle — maybe even in the rain — before ESPN personnel shepherd them into a gated area behind the set of College GameDay.It’s an interesting practice, to be sure, but one that most can agree is exhilarating, engaging and exhausting, depending on how much sleep one chooses to sacrifice to get a prime location in the corral.As fun as College GameDay can be for the casual fan who loves to see himself on TV and show undying support for his team, the renowned show’s presence at USC combined with all the accompanying national attention does little more than cultivate false hope this week that the Trojans have a good chance to topple the Cardinal.The inflation of belief is bolstered as fans begin to think about the game more with the national spotlight centered on the contest.And the more you think about a subject, the more you will convince yourself the obvious answer isn’t so right.A rational fan’s first thought on this game probably goes a little something like this: Stanford is undefeated and ranked No. 6 nationally in the BCS polls. The Cardinal has won 10 straight games by 25 or more points. Quarterback Andrew Luck, the consensus No. 1 draft pick in April, leads Stanford into Saturday’s game. And the Cardinal ran for 430 yards last week in a 65-point slaughter of then-No. 25 Washington. USC stands no chance.That same rational fan can mull things over for a few days in the midst of hype and USC fans growing confidence and might reach the following conclusions: USC’s passing game is great, so that will neutralize Luck’s passing game. USC lost to Stanford by only two points last year, and it might have won if not for some dubious clock operation by the officials. The running game looked kind of promising against Notre Dame, so it will break out on Saturday.The same thing happened almost exactly a year ago when GameDay came to USC for the game against the Associated Press No. 1 Oregon Ducks. In the weeks leading up to game, the dominant narrative was that the Ducks were too fast, too offensively persistent, too unstoppable.As the game approached, however, hope grew, and many were convinced USC was going to win.That didn’t happen. But the false hope wasn’t a bad thing. If being competitive in every game is the goal — and that’s certainly a goal for the Trojans — the last thing you need is a bunch of demoralized fans convinced a loss is forthcoming.Had GameDay not come to USC last year and had fewer people known about the stakes of the game, the Coliseum likely wouldn’t have seen that fiery atmosphere in the first half that was by far the best in the last two-and-a-half seasons. Sure, it started to erode when Oregon took off in the second half, but it made for an electric environment that should be there every Saturday of the season.But if overanalysis isn’t the fuel for that false hope, here it is: When fans forgo sleep to stand and cheer, yell and scream, boo and hiss, there comes a point when they’re in too deep. They’ve put far too much energy into invigorating their own team and deriding the other that something has to give. There has to be some return on the mental, emotional and physical investment that many fans are making to see great football. After going to that great extent, for many, a loss just isn’t acceptable.Fans put in too much time and effort to see their team not show up for a big game. A loss is simply a letdown to fans. Ideally, that’s probably what fanaticism should be every week. But it’s exactly that sort of delirium that leads to implausible expectations and excessive hope.GameDay is fun, and it serves its purpose to rile up the fans and make for a much more fun and buzzing setting for a football game. But if you’re trying to make a focused, uninhibited prediction about the game, you’d better stay away from the Coliseum on Saturday morning because there will be only elation and confidence, no matter how baseless. “Suicide Blitz” runs Thursdays. To comment on this article, visit dailytrojan.com or email Danny at savitzky@usc.edu.last_img read more