Emily Layton

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Cowboys DE Greg Hardy's suspension reduced by NFL to four games

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy had his 10-game suspension reduced to four games, the NFL announced Friday.<p>Neutral arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld Hardy's suspension for his role in a domestic violence case. The decision comes seven weeks after the appeal was heard in late May. The …

NFL

State attorney seeks arrest of FSU's Dalvin Cook on battery charge

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has been charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly punching a 21-year-old woman in the face several …

Mark Cuban recounts how DeAndre Jordan spurned Mavericks for Clippers

Mavericks owner<p>Mark Cubansays he visitedDeAndre Jordan's Houston-area home on Wednesday before the center began ignoring his messages and ultimately went back on his agreement to sign with Dallas.<p>While the Jordan saga, which included an emoji war and a chair against a door, was …

Basketball

Stunning Body Paintings Glow under Black Lights

Artist John Poppleton continues to utilize the human body as a canvas when painting stunning landscapes that glow under black lights. From summery African savannas to energetic lightning storms, the body painter has the ability to capture various mesmerizing scenes on the curves of the human …

Digital Art

"Skylodge" Houses Adventurous Travelers in Glass Pod Clinging to a 400-Foot Cliff

Those who fancy themselves adventurous travelers can now experience an adrenaline-pumping night in the Natura Vive Skylodge in Peru's Sacred Valley. This isn't a typical vacation, and it definitely isn't for those with a fear of heights. Here, guests sleep in a transparent glass pod that clings to …

Food & Dining

Vegetarian Hot Dogs at Le Tricycle

Those in Paris may have spotted Coralie Jouhier and Daqui Gomis cruising through the streets, bringing vegetarian hotdogs to the masses on their food bike service Le Tricycle. A loyal following has now resulted in a newly opened brick-and-mortar restaurant, so people can satisfy their cravings for …

Snoop Dogg

Dwyane Wade agrees to deal with Heat

As Miami Heat president Pat Riley gets ready to meet with free-agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge, he reached a one-year deal with franchise centerpiece Dwyane Wade.<p>Wade's deal is worth $20 million, a person familiar with the agreement told USA TODAY Sports.<p>The person requested anonymity because he …

NBA

Large parts of Reddit shut as users revolt against firing of admin

Reddit users and some moderators of the site are revolting en masse over the alleged firing of communications director Victoria Taylor, with several …

Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports …

Tampa Bay

Unavoidable Phil Kessel Trade Bringing More Problems to Depleted Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs made a long-expected trade Wednesday, shipping Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a massive, multiplayer deal. The return for Toronto was disappointing in some ways but not terribly surprising.<p>Here’s how the <i>Globe and Mail</i>’s James Mirtle broke down the trade:<p>The …

NHL

Draymond Green, Warriors break off contract talks

Restricted free agent Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have reached an impasse and have broken off contract talks, sources tell …

Golf organizations distance themselves from Trump

Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong.<p>The PGA Tour, LPGA …

Golf

Kevin Love Re-Signs with Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Link to Media<p>Kevin Love said he was committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He said it over and over and over despite near-constant reports about said commitment wavering. The three-time All-Star forward stayed true to his word, announcing on the Players' Tribune on July 1 that he will stay in …

NBA

The US made a key tactical adjustment before beating Germany in their best game of the World Cup

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe spoke to ESPN's Jeff Carlisle after the match, and prasied her coach's decision.<p>"I think it just helped us dominate the midfield more, and in the modern game, I think that that's really important," Rapinoe said. "It did free us up on the outside, but it was also able to …

Jimmy Butler staying in Chicago

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to a five-year, $90 million maximum contract with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler, sources said.<p>Butler will have a player …

At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an …

Madison Keys

Dwell

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Home Tours

How Bicycles Can Stay Balanced by Themselves

The science behind the "coastie"<p>Of all the mean-spirited games we played as children in the '70s, perhaps none was more cruel than the "Coastie" or …

Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.<p>First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 …

Letter to My Younger Self | by Pete Sampras

Dear 16-year-old Pete,<p>You’re about to go pro, and you’re pretty excited. Deep in your heart you know you’re eventually going to succeed. But believe …

Tennis

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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Texas

Yelp is tanking on a report that it's no longer looking to sell

According to the Bloomberg report, based on interviews with people familiar with the matter, Yelp had been approached by several companies but is no longer interested in selling soon.<p>Yelp hired Goldman Sachs after receiving interest from a potential buyer, according to Bloomberg.<p>The company is …

Facebook scores a win in European class action lawsuit, but the fight isn't over

A court in Austria has ruled that it doesn’t have jurisdiction to pass judgement on the ongoing class action lawsuit levelled by Max Shcrem against Facebook for alleged privacy violations.<p>While Facebook trumpeted the decision as a significant victory in the case, that’s not necessarily the end of …

Privacy

Horizons 2015 installations include wooden plane crash and dandelion field

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> a life-size plane crash constructed from wood and a field of giant dandelions are among the 10 sculptures installed across the …

Try It Now

A secure backup plan in case all your credit cards are swiped

If you worry about losing your credit cards, reader HelenFred suggests this:<p>“I scan all my important cards, front and back. Place them all on scanner bed, scan the collection, turn them over, scan. Put them on a single page. Print as many copies as you like…Color is preferable. Also the scanner can …

Credit Cards

Women's World Cup: U.S. downs Germany 2-0 to advance to final

<b>(CNN) —</b> The impossible-to-crack defense almost gave one up Tuesday night.<p>The United States, unscored upon since its opening match of the Women's World Cup, finally showed some vulnerability about 15 minutes into the second half of its semifinal against No.1 Germany.<p>Stalwart defender Julie Johnston …

British Columbia

Michelle Obama lifts the 40-year ban on White House tour photos

Small cameras, phones, and social media are now allowed<p>The secret service can no longer stop you from taking a selfie, because the White House has lifted the 40-year-old photo and camera ban on its tours.<p>The decision was announced in a memo this morning, and Michelle Obama posted a video to her …

Tunisia shooting victims on their way back to Britain

Repatriation of bodies of Britons killed in last week’s terror attack in Sousse begins, with UK death toll expected to rise to 30<p>The bodies of eight Britons killed by a gunman in the Tunisian beach massacre will be returned to the UK on Wednesday.<p>A convoy of four ambulances brought them to Tunis …

Terrorism