The OT report 8/11/14


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Happy Monday....or the start of the work week for many of you. We start our week off with the aftermath of the tragic accident involving Tony Stewart at a dirt track in New York. The past few days there have been talk about who was at fault, the need for rule changes in nascar, and the aftermath of the event. For me I see it as a 20 year old lost his life this weekend though it may have been foolish for him to walk out on the track to vent. Had we not had the tragedy involving Tony Stewart the talk of today would have been how well Johnny Manziel played in his first game. For a rookie who had a rocky off season he balled up considering this being his first NFL game. Have to think if he have another solid pre-season game pressure may on Cleveland to start Manziel come week one. Will Manziel be able to mature enough to lead this team or will he continue being a distraction off the field, time will tell.
The other news that would have made the top of the headlines is the rumor (report) that the Kevin Love trade is basically a done deal. Cleveland would get Kevin Love from Minnesota in exchange for Andrew Wiggins the deal is not expected to happen until the 23rd of this month. Adding Kevin Love would certainly make Cleveland a contender but the question is will they be able to acquire some more size and defense to compete especially against top teams in the West?
The top 5 box office for this weekend:
1) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles opening at 65 million, and capitalizing on the momentum already announced part 2 scheduled for June 2016. A (non spoiler) review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was discussed this past weekend.

2) Guardians of the Galaxy came in making 42 mill this weekend adding to a grand total of 176 mill for the movie. Not bad for a movie about a talking raccoon and a talking tree. Guardians of the Galaxy is a fun movie and I highly recommend you check it out in theaters. We also covered a non spoiler review of the movie on this forum.

3) Into the Storm opened this weekend at the 3rd spot making 17 mil, really not bad considering they went head to head with two other major properties.

4) The Hundred Foot Journey brought in 10 mill

5) Lucy continues to have legs in its third week making 9 mill this weekend and 97 mil total.

Will end this post talking about Chrysler testing their 2015 Dodge Challenger running their Hellcat engine. Over 700 horses, a 6.2 liter V-8 with 650 ft pounds of torque. Expect this car to set you back 60 grand if you are looking at owning one. You can see it in action here.