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5 NFL Stars Who Should Hang Up Their Cleats After 2014 Season

One of the most common mantras about the NFL is that the game is really "just a business."<p>Indeed, there are few real-world professions with shorter lifespans, where an individual can rise and fall with equal swiftness. Whereas most people in their late-30s are just ascending their fields, NFL …


New Details Emerge on Reeva Steenkamp's Cellphone

PRETORIA, South Africa -- Reeva Steenkamp connected to the Internet on her cellphone hours before Oscar Pistorius killed her, and the connection was still running automatically hours after her death, a police expert testified Tuesday.<p>Capt. Francois Moller, who downloaded data from the cellphones of …

South Africa

The Day the Rob Ford Story Stopped Being Funny

Of the four men in the most famous image of Ford hanging out in the drug house, one is dead, two are out on bail and the other remains the Mayor of Toronto<p><i>PLUS: The Definitive Rob Ford Timeline</i><p>It's been fun, I'm not going to lie. During the past three weeks in Toronto, you've never had to wonder …


Associated Press News

Quick-hit thoughts around NFL & Pats

Quick-hit thoughts around the NFL and with the Patriots:<p>1. Ten days into Patriots training camp, we can already declare one Patriots-based prediction …

Riley Cooper Reportedly Knew About Racist Video Before It Was Released

When it was revealed that the video of Riley Cooper threatening to "fight every nigger" at a Kenny Chesney concert was sold to Crossing Broad for a …


4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Los Angeles

The All–Bad Contracts Team

As this lineup shows, it doesn't take much for the wrong team to spend too much on the wrong player<p>What makes for a bad NFL contract? When a guy gets …

2 Guns for Hire: Washington and Wahlberg’s Paycheck Roles of a Lifetime

If you want to know how seriously to take <i>2 Guns</i>, just look at Mark Wahlberg’s face after he and Denzel Washington are forced to hop into the dusty …

The 30: Welcome Back, Baseball

We're only a few days in, but we need to remind everyone not to hit the panic button and not to print playoff tickets. All that plus the rest of our …


Monday Backspin: August 5, 2013


The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

Tampa Bay
College Football

‘Blurred Lines’ Goes Viral: Rating 15 Mash-ups, Parodies & Covers (VIDEO)

From Bill Clinton Kermit the Frog, Kevin Fallon judges the best and worst “Blurred Lines” viral videos.<p>These days, there’s two signs that a tune has …