New England Patriots release Tim Tebow

USA TODAY

It is unclear at this point if another team will give Tebow a shot or if this is the end of his NFL career. After not playing in the third preseason game, Tebow received considerable playing time in the final regular season tune-up. Tim Tebow is done with the New England Patriots. The next question […]

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Moto X vs. Nexus 4

Gizmag

Want a wood back for that Moto X? You'll likely pay $50 extra but don't fret: The phone could see a price cut in the fourth quarter. And it turns out Google bought a smartwatch maker last year but we just found that out. The Nexus 4 smartphone is now so much of a bargain […]

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New England Patriots release Tim Tebow

USA TODAY

Enter to win a game day broadcast booth visit and $100 CITGO gift card! Throughout the month of August, visit your local CITGO where you can find a display with a secret code The Sweet and Sour Sweepstakes: Win the  The game was everything that is good and bad about Tim Tebow. The Patriots have […]

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Concussions lawsuit settlement lets NFL off the hook

The Guardian

The National Football League has agreed to pay $765 million to settle thousands of player lawsuits over head injuries — a deal that both sides declared a win for retired athletes with debilitating brain damage. The proposed  The National Football League has agreed to pay $765 million to settle thousands of player lawsuits over head […]

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Seamus Heaney, Irish Poet of Soil and Strife, Dies at 74

New York Tim

All year the flax-dam festered in the heart / Of the townland; green and heavy headed / Flax had rotted there, weighted down by huge sods. / Daily it sweltered in the punishing sun. / Bubbles gargled delicately, bluebottles When I first walked into the offices of Amnesty International's global headquarters in London, the words […]

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Report: Hernandez got paranoid

ESPN (blog)

RollingStone.com reports: In the new issue of Rolling Stone, contributing editor Paul Solotaroff delivers a detailed investigation into Aaron Hernandez's life, tracing his path from affable high school football star to deeply troubled NFL player to Jun 26, 2013; North Attleborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots former tight end Aaron Hernandez (left) stands with his […]

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Dave Chappelle walks off stage in Connecticut

USA TODAY

Dave Chappelle's surprise inclusion at this year's Oddball Festival is off to a rocky start. The traveling comedy festival touched down in Hartford, CT Wedne. Comedian Dave Chappelle was reportedly heckled to the point that he ended his performance in the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival on Thursday night, and walked off stage. Chappelle was […]

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Happy Birthday, Michael Jackson: Remembering the 'King of Pop'

Washington P

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Michael Jackson's mother watched from her family's humble former home in Gary as fans and performers paid homage to her son on what would have been the late pop star's 55th birthday. Katherine Jackson was one of the Jacksons who  Los Angeles (CNN) — A drug addiction expert who testified that […]

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USC football: Su'a Cravens makes good first impression

Los Angeles

UNC-South Carolina, Ole Miss-Vandy, and Utah State-Utah headline the opening night of American's greatest sport. Chat with us right here all night long. On the cusp of USC's 2013 college football season, the Trojans find themselves wondering about the health of their senior running back, Silas Redd. Redd, USC's leading rusher of 2012, suffered a […]

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron': James Spader to play maniacal robot in Marvel sequel

Entertainmen

James Spader speaks onstage during a panel discussion at the NBC portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 27, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Avengers: Age of Ultron has its psycho robot. James Spader has signed on to play the villain in writer-director Joss Whedon's upcoming […]

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