Nets fire coach Avery Johnson after 14-14 start

Bostonglobe

That intro was very wordy and dry because this is how coaches talk. They don't like it when other coaches are fired, even if the firing (the Brooklyn Nets let Avery Johnson go on Thursday) results in a friend and former co-worker (P.J. Carlesimo Deron Williams was incredibly offended at the talk after Jerry Sloan […]

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The Year in Review 2012: Led Zeppelin Celebrates Arrival of "Celebration Day"

WFJA Classic

Check out Heart paying tribute to Led Zeppelin by playing Stairway to Heaven! Watch here! Heart showed a whole lotta love for Led Zeppelin at the Kennedy Center Honors, which aired last night, with a spot-on performance of what else? Stairw. In a performance that had Robert Plant on the verge of tears, Ann & […]

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Walton Goggins talks 'Django Unchained,' 'Justified'

Los Angeles

Leonardo DiCaprio plays Calvin Candle in "Django Unchained," directed by Quentin Tarantino. DiCaprio is nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actor for the role. (ANDREW COOPER SMPSP – AP) This week's new movies include “Django the-hobbit-box-office.jpg Newcomers "Les Misérables" and "Django Unchained" couldn't unseat "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" from atop the Friday […]

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Men charged over Boxing Day assault on train

Herald Sun

Happy Boxing Day! What Is Boxing Day?Relax, Hallmark conspiracy theorists. Boxing Day isn't some prank to confuse America—it's a real holiday! Here's how the world celebrates. Australia paceman Mitchell Starc admits the decision to rest him for the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka was right for the team. PA Sport – 4 hours ago. […]

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Case McCoy: Realistic Expectations for Texas Longhorns QB in 2013

Bleacher Rep

With junior quarterback Case McCoy among the two Longhorns sent home from the Alamo Bowl, the Longhorns' safety net at quarterback becomes unstable. If something happens to David Ash — say, he reinjures the ribs According to one report, we now know the names of two Texas Longhorns players who were sent home from the […]

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iTunes top-selling songs

Detroit Free

1. "Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen. 2. "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye. 3. "We Are Young," Fun. feat. Janelle Monáe. 4. "Payphone," Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa. 5. "Starships," Nicki Minaj. 6. "What Makes You Beautiful," One Direction. 7 1. "Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen. 2. "Somebody That I Used to […]

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iTunes top-selling songs

Detroit Free

Since the release of iTunes 11, a few convenient keyboard shortcuts have been revealed that offer quick ways to manage playback, navigate the windows, or otherwise deal with some of iTunes' common functions. As with most programs, various shortcuts Spike At Your Service Hits iTunes Early. Yep, it happened again. Spike At Your Service has […]

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Jessica Simpson Shows Off Weight Loss On Weight Watchers Magazine

Hollywood Li

Weight Watchers started in 1963 when Brooklyn homemaker Jean Nidetch began inviting friends to her home to discuss the best ways to lose weight. From those meetings came the company that offers both diet plans and group meetings to promote weight Jessica admits she's pregnant with her second child in this new Weight Watchers commercial […]

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Netflix CEO gets pay increase for 2013

My Fox 8

Netflix will introduce 'social features' for its U.S. users in 2013, following a bill passed by Congress on December 21 that removes older restrictions on companies sharing customer video rental histories. That bill was passed Netflix CEO gets pay increase for 2013. Posted on: 7:59 am, December 30, 2012, by Scott Gustin. LOS ANGELES (AP) […]

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Case McCoy: Realistic Expectations for Texas Longhorns QB in 2013

Bleacher Rep

The police report indicates that the 21-year-old woman had been consumed at least four alcoholic drinks when she met two men at a San Antonio nightclub and then invited them back to her hotel room about 2 a.m.. When the news first broke that Texas had suspended quarterback Case McCoy and linebacker Jordan Hicks for […]

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