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J.R. Smith already said his defining quote as a Cavalier

An hour before his first game as a Cavalier, J.R. Smith is already on fire:<p>I can confirm this is true, and I want to hug J.R. for saying it out loud. There's more! On LeBron:<p>And on Shawn Marion's forgiving response to the shoelace incidents:<p>Welcome to Cleveland, J.R. Welcome to J.R.,</b> …

What really happened between Mike Tyson and Michael Jordan?

One thing seems certain: Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson attended a dinner together in 1988, and there was some smack-talking going on, but from there the memories of exactly what happened at a Chicago restaurant get a little fuzzy.<p>Three men -- former Bears defensive end Richard Dent, former Bears …

Steelers with plenty of questions entering offseason

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin likes his quarterback and wants to keep him. Signing Ben Roethlisberger to a new long-term deal may be the easiest thing to check off on the Pittsburgh Steelers' lengthy offseason "to do" list.<p>Pittsburgh returned to the top of the AFC North in 2014, going 11-5 and …

How the O.J. Simpson Heisman Trophy theft was solved

The last time USC's 1968 Heisman Trophy won by O.J. Simpson was displayed in public was in 1994.<p>It was June, and Simpson was at the center of a homicide investigation after his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Lyle Goldman were found dead outside her home.<p><b>------------<br>FOR THE</b> …

Netflix in talks to produce Wet Hot American Summer TV show

Netflix is in talks to turn cult classic comedy <i>Wet Hot American Summer</i> into a television series.<p>In a Q&A at the Television Critics Association Winter …

Whitney Houston biopic premiere draws A-list crowd

Whitney Houston's star power continues to be a surefire attraction as evidenced by the A-list celebrities at Tuesday's premiere of "Whitney," Lifetime's upcoming original biopic of the late singer that marks the directorial debut of actress Angela Bassett.<p>Magic Johnson, Motown founder Berry Gordy …

Writers Guild nominations analysis: Another beating for 'Unbroken'

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) always offers some quirks when it comes to forecasting the Oscars as the guild disqualifies many movies that will eventually wind up on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' list. Two reasons for ineligibility: the writers aren't WGA members or the …

Lil Jon Rates the Coachella Lineup for Funny or Die

The annual unveiling of the Coachella lineup is a recurring ritual in which everyone snarks on how the organizers either <i>killed it</i> or got it <i>so wrong</i>. This year, Lil Jon has filmed a video for Funny or Die in which he reacts to the lineup. Watch it below.<p>His jokes aren't too bad, considering they …

VH1 Planning a TV Movie Based On Dan Charnas’ “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop”

<i>The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop</i> is an absolute must-read for any hip-hop head. From the late ’60s right through until the …

John Travolta to star in FX's 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson'

John Travolta will join the cast of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson," FX announced Wednesday.<p>He will star as defense attorney Robert Shapiro in the 10-part miniseries, which will dramatize the infamous murder trial of the former NFL star from the perspective of the lawyers on both …

Beanie Sigel's Lung Removed Following Shooting

Beanie Sigel, aka Dwight Grant, was shot last month outside his home in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Now, TMZ reports that Sigel's lung has been removed, because it contained too many fragments from a bullet fired into his stomach.<p>At the time of the shooting, Sigel's lawyer said that he believed the …

JAY Z and Beyonce’s NYE Message to U.S. Troops

Even throughout their wordly travels, Beyonce and JAY Z were able to take a minute to give back to U.S. troops this past New Year’s Eve. During a …

Chris Brown Paints Up HOT97

After helping Tyga paint his son’s room, Chris Brown headed to NYC and breezed past the HOT97 studios to further flex his art skills.<p>“It’s like magic …

McDonald's Japan Apologizes for Serving Food with Teeth, Vinyl In It

McDonald's Japan is in the midst of a McCrisis and is now apologizing for all the weird things customers keep finding in their food. Earlier this week it was revealed that a customer had found a piece of vinyl in their chicken nugget. To remedy the situation, McDonald's Japan stopped selling …

Hello Kitty Is Now an Organic Vegetable Farmer

Japanese toy company Sanrio partnered with farmer Raymond Cheng to create the Hello Kitty Go Green Organic Farm in Hong Kong. Visitors can plant mini vegetable gardens, visit with animals, and learn farming tips from Ms. Kitty herself. According to <i>Modern Farmer</i>, the creature's image appears on all …