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Michael Jordan Made More Money off Sneakers in 2014 Than He Made in NBA Career

Michael Jordan made a lot of money in his NBA career. His signature brand Nike shoes have made him a lot more money, however.<p>And that was just in 2014.<p>According to an infographic by Lisa Overton that appeared on PBS.org, "Jordan made more money selling sneakers ($100 million) than he did during his …

Michael Jordan

A 10-year-old autistic boy was kept in this cage at school

Photos have emerged of the cage installed in an Australian classroom to hold a 10-year-old boy with autism.<p>The two-metre by two-metre cage made out …

Tasha Cobbs - Happy "HQ"

Science Has Determined The Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

It is a near-superpower to be able to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie. The perfect chocolate chip cookie mends heartbreak temporarily. It has the capacity to mark any occasion as celebratory. It's an idyllic "just because" treat. To perfect the chocolate chip cookie is to hold the key to …

Simple DIY Side Table

Steve Kerr's NBA Finals Lineup Gamble a Season-Long Bet That Paid Off Big

CLEVELAND — It's tempting to dwell on Thursday's decision and deception, but that's not when or how coach Steve Kerr and the Warriors won Game 4. They didn't win it by choosing to split apart a starting lineup that had gone 50-7 in the regular season—bumping Andrew Bogut to the bench, moving …

Why Is MERS So Contagious?

Amid an outbreak of the deadly virus in South Korea, virologists are piecing together an understanding of a new but familiar respiratory illness.<p>When you study something that is, in the strictest sense, invisible, answers to seemingly straightforward questions quickly become elusive.<p>Like: What …

Public Health

Potential Trade-Down Targets for Oklahoma City Thunder During the 2015 NBA Draft

Who could the Oklahoma City Thunder target if they decide to trade down from the No. 14 overall pick in this month's NBA draft?<p>Unlike most teams picking in the lottery, the Thunder are so loaded that they don't <i>need</i> a rookie to make an immediate impact. Unless Oklahoma City makes some moves, any …

Healing From Anxiety And Depression Five Areas Of Theraputic Self Care

Why We Wake Up in the Middle of the Night (and Why It's OK)

Do you suffer from Insomnia? Maybe you’re addicted to light.<p>Clark Strand, senior editor of <i>Tricycle: The Buddhist Review</i>, ponders this question and …

Warriors vs. Cavaliers 2015 Game 3 results: 3 things we learned in Cleveland's 96-91 win

LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova have the Cavaliers two wins away from their first ever NBA title.<p>Coming into this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers had never won a game in the NBA Finals. Now they have won two, the latest coming on Tuesday night in the form of a 96-91 Game 3 win over the Golden …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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The 3 Coming Of Age Movies You Need To See This Month

Trust us.<p>STRAIGHT OUTTA SOUTH CENTRAL<p>In <i>Dope</i>, a coming-of-age tale narrated by coproducer Forest Whitaker, the charismatic Shameik Moore shines as a geek who must pursue his scholastic promise past the formidable obstruction of high school thugs, big-time drug racketeers, and highly distracting …

Williams beats Safarova in 3 sets at French for 20th major

PARIS (AP) — What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle for Serena Williams.<p>After going up by a set and two breaks in the French Open final …

Tennis

Gwyneth Paltrow “Slightly Offended” By Blake Lively and Reese Witherspoon Comparisons

Their Web sites, Paltrow claims in a new interview, are very different.<p>Yes, <b>Gwyneth Paltrow</b>, <b>Blake Lively</b>, and <b>Reese Witherspoon</b> are all gorgeous, gifted actresses who have somewhat recently launched lifestyle Web sites. But that is where the comparisons end, Paltrow claims in a new conversation with</i> …

US police officer convicted of assault on handcuffed woman

<b>A jury in Los Angeles has convicted a female police officer of assault for repeatedly kicking a handcuffed woman who died soon afterwards.</b><p>Mary O'Callaghan, 50, now faces up to three years in jail. She has pleaded not guilty and is expected to appeal.<p>The case centred on a video recording, showing …

Crime

Fan struck and bloodied by broken bat at Fenway Park (graphic photo)

She has sustained 'life-threatening injuries,' police tell the Boston Globe. She was located in box seats along third base, and was hit with a shard …

The House Everyone Wants to Visit—and It’s Art

Queues are massing outside Yayoi Kusama’s latest art project, a strange little house in Manhattan’s West Chelsea. Inside is a colorfully crazy …

Good morning. The NBA Finals might be over.

That and more in Saturday's NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let's basketball.<p><b>NO MAS:</b> Kyrie Irving, broken kneecap, out for the series. (And perhaps the start of 2015-16.) I'm about sick of all of these injuries. Kyrie's heroic Game 1 effort did not get the ending that it deserved.<p>Meanwhile, Adam …

The 6 Things Gwen Stefani Can't Live Without

Here's what it takes to feel "Hella Good"...<p>It's hard to imagine music star/fashion designer/<i>The Voice</i> judge Gwen Stefani ever getting a day off. But a girl can dream, right? Here, she breaks down her ideal family-packed day. <b>This originally appeared in the June 2015 issue of ELLE.</b>

LeBron James might never recover from being put in Steph Curry's spin cycle

Don't let your children watch this highlight, LeBron.<p>Look at that. watch it over and over. Watch it until your eyes truly start to appreciate the poetic nature of it.<p>Stephen Curry, a man who became famous for being mentioned in a Drake song, just had the best basketball player on earth staggering …

Basketball

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on DeAndre Jordan, Tyson Chandler and 2015 Draft Picks

The NBA trade winds are beginning to swirl, especially as the 2015 draft nears.<p>As the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors continue to battle in the 2015 NBA Finals, 30 other teams are contemplating how to improve their roster to be in the same position at this time next year.<p>The Detroit …

Kleiner Perkins: Ellen Pao wanted $2.7 million to cover her legal fees

Give me $2.7 million and I won't appeal.<p>That's what Ellen Pao allegedly asked of a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm to cover her legal fees and other costs -- just weeks after losing her high-profile sex discrimination case to them.<p>Her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & …

Why Is It So Hard to Track Police Killings?

Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.<p>The recent spate of highly publicized killings of black men by police officers has driven many people to wonder how common such police violence is. Incredibly, no one knows—not …

Justice