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John Tavares injury: Islanders lose captain for remainder of season

Islanders captain John Tavares will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.<p>After he left Wednesday's quarterfinal game against Latvia after an awkward collision, Newsday reportr Canadian forward John Tavares would miss the rest of the Olympics. It was a big blow for Team Canada, but …

Kevin Toliver II recruit scouting report: Elite cornerback

Toliver is one of the best players in the Class of 2015.<p>Cornerback Kevin Toliver II is one of the top players in the Class of 2015, sporting a great combination of size and natural ability. Toliver, out of Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla., stands 6'2 and weighs in at 185 pounds. As …

Auburn throws away potential upset vs. No. 2 Florida -- literally

Auburn football had like 18 miracle wins this year. Auburn basketball had the most miraculous loss.<p>Auburn had a chance for one of the biggest upsets of the year. (Well, one of the biggest upsets of the night, considering Syracuse lost to Boston College.) At 4-8 in SEC play, the Tigers had No. 2 …

Ricky Town recruit scouting report: Top pocket passer

What makes Town so in demand for college teams?<p>California-based pro-style quarterback Ricky Town is widely considered one of the top passing prospects in the nation and top players in the Golden State. Town, who currently plays at St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, Cal., is the consensus No. 2 …

More Than Half Of The Ukrainian Olympic Team Has Left Sochi In Protest [REPORT]

Ukraine sent 43 athletes to the Olympics in Sochi this year. The Times reports that most of those who chose to leave the Games early had already competed in events.<p>More than 50 people have died so far in the Ukraine protests, which began in late November. The clashes are between Kremlin-backed …

Kendall Sheffield recruit scouting report: Top cornerback prospect

Sheffield is an elite player in the defensive backfield.<p>The state of Texas in known for producing top talent, and cornerback Kendall Sheffield is no exception.<p>Sheffield, out of Fort Bend Marshall in Missouri City, Texas, stands 5'11 and weighs in at 180 pounds. He runs a reported 4.4-second 40-yard …

March Madness Bracket Contest Would Pay out $1 billion

Everyone completes at least one March Madness bracket and everyone now has a chance to pocket $1 billion if they know their stuff (and get very lucky).<p>A perfect March Madness bracket is worth a billion dollars of Warren Buffett's loot.<p>Odds of picking a perfect bracket for the NCAA men's basketball …

Ray Rice attorney says TMZ video doesn't tell full story

The attorney confirmed the footage is authentic but insisted his client wouldn't fight the case in the media.<p>The attorney of Ray Rice confirmed that video footage showing the Baltimore Ravens running back dragging his unconscious fiancee following a physical altercation was authentic but …

Byron Buxton tops Baseball America's top 100 prospects list

Prospects, meet Byron Buxton. He is your leader now.<p>It's a clean sweep.<p>Byron Buxton has now appeared at the top of every major prospect list heading into the 2014 season. He's even drawn some comparisons to all-time greats like Willie Mays. His emphatic combination of all five tools -- hit, power, …

Arsenal's Wojciech Szczesny faces two-match ban for obscene gesture and red card against Bayern Munich

Goalkeeper will already sit out Champions League return leg but could be handed further match ban for unsporting conduct<p><b>Arsenal</b> goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is facing the threat of being banned for two <b>Champions League</b> games.<p>Szczesny made an obscene gesture after being sent-off in the 2-0 defeat by</b> …

Wayne Rooney contract talks being held up by image rights

Wayne Rooney's £70m Manchester United deal is being held up by negotiations over his image rights, although the club remain convinced the striker will sign a four-and-a-half year contract in the next week.<p>While the football part of the deal, which is worth around £300,000 a week and is likely to …

Davis: Speedskating struggles a wake-up call

Changes to the U.S. speedskating set-up are likely after a disastrous fortnight of numerous complaints and no medals, double Olympic champion Shani Davis said Thursday.<p>At the center of the Americans' complaints have been their Under Armour Mach 39 outfits that were spectacularly dumped halfway …

Sources: NFL to add 5 percent to cap

The NFL will raise its salary cap to about $130 million, up about 5 percent from $123 million last season, league sources said Thursday.<p>The $130 …

Scores, Results & Fixtures

<b>Arsenal look destined to perish at the same stage of the Champions League and against the same opponents as last season after Bayern Munich won convincingly at Emirates Stadium.</b><p>Pep Guardiola's side remain on course in their bid to become the first side to retain the Champions League as second-half …

Two US men found dead on 'Captain Phillips' cargo ship

<b>Two US security officers have been found dead in the Seychelles on a freighter made famous in the Somali pirate hijacking film Captain Phillips.</b><p>The men, identified as Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy, were discovered in a cabin on the Maersk Alabama on Tuesday.<p>The cause of death is currently under …

Peering into North Korea

A boat tour from China skirts the North Korean shoreline, allowing a glimpse of the world’s most mysterious, closed-off country.<p>The key to our speedboat turned, the engine roared and Chinese pop music blared. Beneath us, the Yalu River was a muddy brown; above, the sun shone. We hurried on toward …

Facebook’s $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition, Contextualized

Facebook just announced it’s buying WhatsApp, a global messaging platform with 450 million MAUs, for approximately $19 billion. It’s one of the biggest tech acquisitions since HP bought Compaq for $25 billion in 2001.<p>It means that WhatsApp, which raised a comparatively measly $8 million since its …

Miami Dolphins OL coach Jim Turner's future with the Dolphins

Albert Breer discusses the reaction to the Miami Dolphins decision to fire trainer Kevin O'Neill and what Jim Turner's absence at the NFL Scouting …

UNC Building Gets Spray Painted Ahead of Duke Game

The first meeting between Duke and North Carolina was pushed back a week thanks to Mother Nature, which meant the folks over at Chapel Hill had to deal with possible pranks for a little bit longer.<p>Check out what some vandals did to North Carolina's South Building:<p>That's not all. There was also some …

Basketball

Is Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins worth a second-round pick?

Amid reports that the Washington Redskins are seeking a second-round pick in exchange for quarterback Kirk Cousins, the "NFL Total Access" crew …

Disgruntled Parents Want Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour Shut Down

No one is surprised that Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz" tour pushes the limits of performance artistry, but people are starting to wonder if she's maybe taken things a bit too far this time. Cyrus' recent tour antics are making her MTV Video Music Awards "Blurred Lines" performance look tame and …

No. 1 Syracuse is handed their first loss of the season as Boston College takes them down in OT, 62-59!

Syracuse is unbeaten no more!! #1 Syracuse falls to Boston College in OT! LB

No. 1 goes down! Boston College pulls off enormous upset at the Carrier Dome, handing Syracuse 1st loss of season, 62-59!

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The Illuminati

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