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This morning, Baltimore City State Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced criminal charges against the police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. What’s likely to happen as the cases move forward? And what does it mean for the country at large? Next, in our weekly film roundup, Avengers: Age of Ultron is expected to break box office records this weekend. But is it good? Next, a sports bonanza. First, we take a look at the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather boxing showdown tomorrow. It’s being called the “Fight of the Century.” Then, a preview of game seven between the LA Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs, the NFL draft, and the Kentucky Derby with the comedy-sportscasting duo the Sklar brothers. 

Banner Image: Protestors in Baltimore, April 25, 2015; Credit: Arash Azizzada

Criminal Charges Filed in Freddie Gray Death 15 MIN, 21 SEC

Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced this morning that she’s filed criminal charges against the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. The announcement came after days of unrest in Baltimore, and it seemed designed in tone and content to ensure the citizens of the city that justice would be served. What’s likely to happen as these cases move forward?

Shelley Broderick, David A. Clarke School of Law
Jody Armour, USC (@NiggaTheory)

Film Roundup: 'Avengers' and More 11 MIN, 21 SEC

The newest Avengers movie is out today, and it's already shattering records. Advance ticket sales for Avengers: Age of Ultron are equal to all of the other Marvel movies combined. It's also brought in $250 million overseas and is expected to have the biggest debut of all-time this weekend. But is it entertaining? We talk about that and more in our weekly film roundup.

Kyle Buchanan, Editor (@kylebuchanan)
William Bibbiani, co-hosts the podcasts Canceled Too Soon and Critically Acclaimed. (@williambibbiani)

The Pacquiao-Mayweather Showdown 9 MIN, 3 SEC

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and the undefeated Floyd Mayweather face off in Las Vegas tomorrow night for what's being called the "Fight of the Century." For a sport that's seen dwindling spectator interest, this match will beat all previous records. Ticket sales, pay-per-view, and TV rights are expected to bring in more than $400 million, and each boxer is expected to earn more than $100 million.

Steven Farhood, boxing analyst (@stevefarhood)

Sports with the Sklars 11 MIN, 53 SEC

Tomorrow's big fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather isn't the only major sports news making headlines right now. It's also day two of the NFL draft. The Clippers and the Spurs go into game seven of the NBA playoffs tomorrow, and the Kentucky Derby is also tomorrow. It's exhausting just to think about it all, but the Sklar brothers help us plow through the expected highlights and lowlights.

Randy Sklar, comedian and sports commentator (@SklarBrothers)
Jason Sklar, comedian and sports commentator (@SklarBrothers)

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