Ellie Quick

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Foxcatcher: the tale of two Olympic stars and an offer they should have refused

In the late 80s, close brothers and Olympic wrestling stars Dave and Mark Schultz were lured by a wealthy eccentric to set up a training camp on his vast estate. It ended in disaster with the brutal murder of Dave Schultz. Here his wife, Nancy, tells the extraordinary story, now the subject of the …

Zucchini Bread with Oats

Makes two 8 1/2x4 1/2" loaves Servings<p>For a slightly more virtuous quick bread—more like breakfast, less like dessert—reduce the amount of granulated sugar to one cup. This zucchini bread recipe is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Non-stick vegetable oil spray<p>…

Breakfast

For Their Own Good? New Curfew Sends Baltimore Kids Home Early

Young people in Baltimore are adjusting to life under a tougher curfew law. For 20 years, the city has required kids to be inside at night during the summer — but now, children younger than 14 must be in by 9 p.m. <i>every</i> night of the year.<p>It's one of the strictest curfews in the country, and you can …

Weekend Reading: Regional Desserts, The Power of Pie, and More

Slate's interactive "United Sweets of America" map is a guide to 50 of America's most distinctive regional desserts—one for each state. Some, like …

31 Corn Recipes Cornier Than Your Dad's Jokes

Grilled corn, salads, chowders, desserts, and more.<p>Grilled and slathered in charred onion butter, or stirred into creamy chowders and salads—what can't you do with fresh sweet corn? Summer is perfect for eating as much corn as possible, but before you get cooking, internalize these three tips for …

Cooking

Woman Gives Stranger in Need $500 – and Changes Lives in Pennsylvania

“I’ve never done this before.”<p>That’s what Cherish Doutrich, 26, was thinking as she pulled her car over on the side of a Lancaster, Pennsylvania, …

Parenting

Scores, Results & Fixtures

<b>Lionel Messi scored a superb goal as Argentina began their World Cup campaign with a win over World Cup debutants Bosnia-Hercegovina.</b><p>Argentina went ahead when Messi's free-kick was put into his own net by defender Sead Kolasinac.<p>Messi then played a one-two with Gonzalo Higuain, jinked past two …

Soccer

Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Sets a Guinness World Record

Alex Trebek doesn’t just win the prize for being able to pronounce foreign words better than any politician can – the <i>Jeopardy</i> host is now a Guinness …

Alex Trebek

Woman Travels with Life-Size Cutout of Her Late Father to the Places He Never Saw

Jinna Yang’s father passed away almost two years ago. Working her corporate job in New York left her with little time or energy to cope with his …

Happiness

People Pets

This Father s Day, Anne Hathaway looked like a proud mom – of a new puppy!<p>The Oscar-winning actress was spotted cradling a tri-colored furry friend while walking around New York City with husband Adam Shulman on Sunday.<p>The pup will (presumably) join chocolate Labrador Esmeralda at home – and on …

Pets

HOF coach Chuck Noll, who won 4 Super Bowls, dies at 82

One of the best coaches in NFL history, Chuck Noll, has died at the age of 82.<p>Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Steelers to four Super …

NFL

Lady shows why not to wear high heels on ice after Kings Stanley Cup win

That said, we'd love to see a version of the NHL where everybody was wearing high heels instead of skates.<p>The Los Angeles Kings are Stanley Cup Champions, and because this happened at home, every man, woman, child, dog, squirrel, and piece of household furniture affiliated with the team got to hang …

Joel Campbell scores, celebrates by becoming pregnant with ball

Ever need to expain where babies come from? Just show them Joel Campbell's goal celebration. Don't actually explain it until later.<p>Joel Campbell of Costa Rica scored to tie them up with Uruguay at 1-1 -- the first of two in a quick flurry of goals to put the Ticos on top -- but what's more …

LA Kings celebrate 2nd title and plot 3rd run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Doughty never hesitates to say what the rest of the Los Angeles Kings are only thinking, and the star defenseman's mind was …

NHL's West is best again in Stanley Cup finals

The West is best in the NHL — again.<p>The Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime Friday night in Game 5, giving the Western …

Japan has the best fans at the World Cup so far

Anyone can wear a flag as a cape, or put on a silly hat. These Japanese fans went all out.<p>Soccer fans are passionate, dedicated, and possibly a little insane. Check out these Japanese fans ahead of their country's match against the Ivory Coast.<p>Wait, there were more than one?!!

Balotelli goal gives Italy 2-1 win over England

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — The heat and humidity of the jungle made its mark on the first World Cup match to be played in the Amazon rainforest, and so …

Gooooal!-Driven

Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2014<p>Every four years, soccer fans become ever more intense about their sport, homeland and team…and that day is nearly …