George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital — with visits from Barbara, family

Detroit Free

Longtime country music institution the Oak Ridge Boys serenaded an ailing George H.W. Bush over the phone Friday, reaching the former president at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, where he was being treated for bronchitis and a fever. Doctors say Who knew that "Poppy Bush" once ranted about people "killed by weird cultists"?! This is […]

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2013 NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs go with QB No. 1

SB Nation

With the 2012 NFL regular season in the books and much of the 2013 NFL Draft order set, it's time for a new batch of 2013 mock drafts. In the latest from SB Nation's Dan Kadar, the Atlanta Falcons are tabbed to select North Carolina running back Warmack, the most dominant interior blocker in the […]

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Eagles Fire Andy Reid

ESPN

Less than 24 hours after the regular season ended, NFL firings began at a furious pace. In a span of about 90 minutes before lunch Monday, coaches Andy Reid, Pat Shurmur, Romeo Crennel and Chan Gailey were let go by “Andy Reid won the most games of any head coach in Eagles history and he […]

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NFL playoff schedule 2013: Patriots await 2nd round opponent

SB Nation

2013 NFL playoff schedule: Chuck Pagano returns to Baltimore. By Bruce Raffel on Dec 31, 1:00p 7. Joe Robbins. Below is the schedule of playoff games for the Wild Card round of the post season, starting next Saturday afternoon. Share on Facebook The Minnesota Vikings clinched their first playoff birth since 2009 with a last-second […]

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West feel 'blessed' to expect first child together

Washington P

A kid for Kimye: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child. The rapper announced at a concert Sunday night that his girlfriend is pregnant. He told the crowd of more than 5,000 at Revel Resort's Ovation Hall in song form: "Now you Kanye West's on stage announcement that Kim Kardashian is pregnant […]

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Obama Fiscal Cliff Remarks Spark Republican Threats To Blow Up Deal

Huffington P

WASHINGTON — With hours remaining to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, President Barack Obama said a deal is “within sight” and urged lawmakers to come together to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that kick in on Tuesday. But his midday WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), one of the leading liberal voices in […]

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Live discussion: Analyzing the NFL playoff picture

Los Angeles

By winning their seventh straight game, the Redskins rolled to their first division title in 13 years with a 28-18 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Next up for Robert Griffin III & Co.: a home playoff matchup next Sunday with the NFL Playoffs: Early look at Wild-Card Weekend · NFL Playoffs | […]

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Super Bowl 2013: Teams with Hardest Paths to Reach Season's Grand Finale

Bleacher Rep

Advertisement. The Beyonce Super Bowl 2013 halftime show will feature a special touch added to this year's performance. Reportedly, Knowles will bring fans onstage to dance as part of the concert celebration. A report on Dec. 28 from The Associated Merely reaching the Super Bowl, much less winning the biggest game of the year, is […]

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Time to toot horn for George HW Bush

CNN Internat

Frum was a special assistant to President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2002. (CNN) — George H.W. Bush marked his 80th and 85th birthdays with parachute jumps. He said after the second jump: "Just because you're an old guy, you don't have to sit around Transcript for Presidential Prescription: George H. W. Bush. night, […]

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Week 17 MVPs: Adrian Peterson, Alfred Morris carry their teams into playoffs

Yahoo! Sport

From the blog Shutdown Corner: At some point Adrian Peterson might lament that he came nine yards away from breaking Eric Dickerson's record, an excruciatingly close call for one of the NFL's greatest marks. It didn't matter Vikings running back Adrian Peterson led the way for the Vikings, and is John Madden's season MVP. From […]

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