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Sooner Scoop's Eddie Radosevich says Baker Mayfield is unlike any Oklahoma athlete before as he breaks down reports of the Browns being interested in the in the Sooner QB with Jonathan Peterlin on the Friday edition of the Nick Wilson Experiment.
But it was an interesting journey, to say the least." PHOTOS: Exclusive Portraits of Zac Efron That journey is one well traveled by other young stars, with varying degrees of success -- from Judy Garland to Corey Haim to Lindsay Lohan to Robert Downey Jr.
Like them, Efron has had his travails well documented: First, he entered rehab for an addiction to alcohol and drugs last spring; then he suffered the indignity of having his jaw wired shut following a fall in his Los Feliz home, when he skidded by an indoor fountain; and finally came the March incident when his car clunked to a halt in a dubious part of town, after which Efron grappled with a homeless man.
Efron calls it "the most terrifying moment in my life." The timing of the occurrence hardly was ideal, just weeks before the May 9 release of Efron's new comedy, , in which he stars with Seth Rogen.
The million film is getting terrific buzz for the younger actor, who plays a frat boy spinning frighteningly out of control.
Precisely what happened has given rise to endless tabloid speculation, and Efron is coy about the details.
"I had a friend come pick me up late at night -- we were looking for a place downtown to get a bite and catch up," he says, without identifying the friend.
At some point, he dropped the knife, and I got hit pretty hard in the face -- and almost instantly the police were there to break up the fight." After that, the two friends went home."We were having trouble finding somewhere -- a lot of places were closed -- and the car ran out of gas off the 110. We had to pull over, and I called Uber." While waiting, "A homeless guy, or vagrant, tapped on the driver's-side window.Before I knew it, he [the friend] was out of the car, and they started fighting.Five of the nation's traditional and very special places where comfort foods are served.Diners find such menu favorites as steak and potatoes, mac and cheese, burgers and fries, and old fashioned baked pies.