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Be like Mike (Purcell): Colorado kids have a new role model with the Broncos | Paul Klee | Premium

DENVER — For Colorado kids, there’s a new idol in town.

Mike Purcell was cut 10 times, by six NFL teams. He toiled on practice squads in New England, Chicago, San Francisco, Kansas City and North Carolina. He began 2019 in a league that no longer exists — the Alliance of American Football. When the AAF folded into oblivion, Purcell said, he briefly considered “a (real) job.”

“I probably would have (become a firefighter), if this didn’t work out,” Purcell said Tuesday.

It worked out — bigly. Once undrafted, unknown and unwanted, Big Mike signed a three-year extension with the Broncos, his hometown team, worth a reported $14.8 million — $8 million guaranteed. To honor the man, I drove from his old school, Highlands Ranch High, to UCHealth Training Center, where Purcell, a defensive lineman, became Colorado’s newest millionaire. The commute took 13 minutes. His wild journey took a decade

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Magic Mike star Alex Pettyfer marries model girlfriend Toni Garrn


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  • Magic Mike star Alex Pettyfer married his model girlfriend Toni Garrn in her hometown of Hamburg last week.

    British actor Alex, 30, and 28-year-old model Toni have become Mr and Mrs after tying the knot in a small ceremony, sharing the news on Instagram this weekend.

    The couple shared a super sweet photo of them sharing a kiss and showing off their new wedding bands, moments after saying “I do”.

    German born Toni wore a silk slip dress and white wrap scarf as she was spotted celebrating tying the knot at Berner Schloss palace on 2 October.

    Soaking up the surroundings outside, Alex was seen greeting family and friends who were able to fly out and join them for the scaled down wedding ceremony, as coronavirus restrictions in the UK have meant people have

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    Magic Mike Alum Alex Pettyfer Marries Model Toni Garrn

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    Magic Mike alum Alex Pettyfer is officially off-the-market. The 30-year-old star shared the sweet and special news that he married German model Toni Garrn.

    “Mr & Mrs Pettyfer,” the actor simply captioned his Instagram post on Sunday, Oct. 4. Moments later, the 28-year-old supermodel announced the exciting news on her feed. “Now you really get to call me wifey,” she cheekily wrote.

    The two lovebirds uploaded romantic portraits of their big day, in which they shared a passionate kiss. Plus, the images revealed Toni’s effortlessly elegant bridal gown. For her wedding, the model skipped the traditional white dress and instead slipped into a gold lamé design that hugged her figure. Alex appeared to take the same approach and wore a dark brown tweed tuxedo.

    According to a source, the newlyweds tied the knot at the Berner Schloss palace in Hamburg, Germany with “just a few friends and

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    Mike Tyson’s Prison-Mate Wrote Letters Impersonating Him To Get Cash and Jewelry From Fans

    Mike Tyson’s prison stories never get old. The former heavyweight champ has dozens of tales about his experiences while locked up, which include somehow getting a woman pregnant.

    And while the pregnancy story may sound crazy enough, Tyson has had many more insane experiences while in prison. Apparently, a fellow inmate began impersonating him to collect money from Tyson’s fans, which landed the inmate in some serious trouble. 

    Mike Tyson has had an eventful life

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    LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 16: US boxer Mike Tyson reacts to promoter Don King’ | AFP/AFP via Getty Images)

    RELATED: Mike Tyson Enjoyed Prison So Much, He Didn’t Want to Leave — ‘I Had a Ball in Prison’

    Tyson will always be best known for his performances in the ring, but he also had a reputation for his wild personal life. He was one of the most successful boxers of all time, and earned

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    ‘Magic Mike’ Star Alex Pettyfer Marries Model Toni Garrn

    Alex Pettyfer and model Toni Garrn married in a romantic ceremony in her native Germany on Friday, October 2.

    The model, 28, wore a cream silk slip dress for the nuptials in Hamburg, while her groom, 30, wore a gray three-piece suit.

    ‘Magic Mike’ Star Alex Pettyfer and Model Toni Garrn Are Married
    Toni Garrn and Alex Pettyfer. Courtesy of Toni Garrn/Instagram

    Garrn shared a photo of the newlyweds showing off their rings on Instagram, captioning it, “Now you really get to call me wifey,” along with a red heart. Her husband shared the same photo on his account, captioning it, “Mr and Mrs Pettyfer.”

    ‘Magic Mike’ Star Alex Pettyfer and Model Toni Garrn Are Married
    Toni Garrn and Alex Pettyfer. Courtesy of Toni Garrn/Instagram

    The bride revealed her wedding look on her Instagram Stories on Sunday, October 4, captioning a pic of her topping her shoestring-strap dress with a straw hat amid the 50-degree temperature: “Too summery for 10C? Naaaa.”

    The Magic Mike star proposed to Garrn on Christmas Eve 2019,

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    Fantasy Football Rankings Week 4, 2020: Model that beat experts says start Mike Davis, sit Drew Brees

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    Players like Lamar Jackson, Dak Prescott, Russell Wilson, Ezekiel Elliott and Alvin Kamara are obvious Fantasy football picks on a weekly basis regardless of matchup. However, deciding on players like Devin Singletary, Leonard Fournette or Mark Ingram can be tougher calls that could come down to the Fantasy football matchups. That’s where a reliable set of Week 4 Fantasy football rankings can help.

    Is Ingram a strong Fantasy football pick this week as the Ravens take on Washington as heavy favorites? And how should every player factor into your Week 4 Fantasy football strategy? Before you lock in your Fantasy football lineups, be sure to check out the Week 4 Fantasy football rankings from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

    When it comes to ranking players, their model beat human experts in

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    Big Brother’s Meg Maley & Survivor’s Mike Holloway Wedding Date Set


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    Everyone loves a showmance, but how about the real-life ones that end up in marriage and maybe eventually kiddos? This summer, <i>Big Brother 17 houseguest Meg Maley got engaged to Survivor winner Mike Holloway and they just announced their wedding date. Read on for the details about the proposal and when the lovebirds are set to walk down the aisle.


    Mike Planned a Super Sweet Engagement

    In an Instagram post in July, Meg wrote that the engagement involved driving home for her to be with her family, a detailed family scavenger hunt, and “the sweetest proposal,” so she couldn’t help but say yes and she “could not be any happier.”

    In an Instagram from earlier in the year, Mike thanked CBS, Survivor, and Big Brother for helping bring them together. The two started dating in December 2015, six months after Holloway won Survivor: Worlds Apart at the live

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    An Israeli-style steak sandwich from Mike Solomonov and Pat’s King of Steaks

    Mike Solomonov, chef-coowner of Israeli-inspired restaurants including Zahav, Dizengoff, and Goldie, happens to be a good friend of Frank Olivieri, owner of Pat’s King of Steaks in South Philadelphia.

    Frankie is still talking about their trip to Israel last year, where he ate a shawarma while FaceTiming his crew back at the shop. This happened to be one of many shawarmas the two ate.

    When Resy, a restaurant-reservation service, wanted to partner two chefs in eight cities for culinary collaborations called The Classics Remix, a Solomonov-Olivieri mashup was a logical choice.

    This is actually a repeat performance. Solomonov took the grill one night four years ago, and the proceeds of his sandwich went to Broad Street Hospitality Collaborative.

    Still, they met recently at Pat’s to firm up the build of the Israeli-inspired steak sandwich, which will be sold as a meal ($25) at Pat’s (Ninth and Passyunk) from Oct. 16

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