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NBA playoff scores 2015: Rockets advance to conference finals after Game 7 win over Clippers

The Rockets are off to their first conference final since 1997 after rolling over the Clippers in Game 7.<p>The Houston Rockets came back from the brink of elimination to advance to the Western Conference Finals after beating the Los Angeles Clippers, 113-100, in Game 7 on Sunday. The victory clinched …

Basketball

Dean Potter Dies in BASE Jumping Accident at Yosemite National Park

Renowned extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a BASE jumping accident in Yosemite National Park, an official said Sunday.<p>Yosemite Chief of Staff Mike Gauthier said Potter, 43, and Graham Hunt died Saturday night after attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point. The men were …

National Parks

Nicole Scherzinger shares her healthy chicken recipe: 'It makes me salivate!'

Singer Nicole Scherzinger unabashedly loves food, and with a background that includes Hawaiian, Filipino, and Russian lineage, Southern roots and German family, she grew up eating a variety of cuisines.<p>"I absolutely love to eat everything —Japanese, Hawaiian, Italian, and to really wind down, …

Food

5 Tips to Buy Coffee That Doesn't Suck | Men's Health

Are you ready for coffee that’s so mellow it needs no milk? It’s time to trash the Folgers and Chock ful o’Nuts. Give away your unused coffee pods. Cut up your Starbucks card. You can brew sweet, delicious coffee every day in your kitchen or office. You just have to learn what to look for in your …

Rory McIlroy’s golden form offsets fatigue as he powers on to Wentworth

The four-times major winner says that his game has never been in better shape and the statistics make ominous reading for his challengers<p>Precious few at the summit of professional golf would commit to the playing of five tournaments in succession. Least of all, that is, when the final event of that …

Golf

Why Your Cooling Rack is Your New Best Friend

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Just cool it! Alice is answering our two biggest questions about cooling cakes: how to do it, and where.</i><p><b>1. Should a cake be cooled completely in the pan or unmolded</b> …

Brandon Spikes to Patriots: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Brandon Spikes is headed back to where it all started. The free-agent linebacker and the New England Patriots agreed to a one-year contract Monday, bringing Spikes back to the place he spent his first four NFL seasons.<p>ESPN's Field Yates and Adam Schefter first reported the agreement. Spikes' agents …

Football (U.S.)

The Caesar Salad Was Invented In Mexico. Surprised?

There's nothing we love more than discovering the surprising origin of a food we cherish and think we know well. We loved discovering the history behind tacos al pastor, which started not in Mexico but in Lebanon. We also loved digging deep into the debated roots of pho and discovering why it's …

Food

Nine Places to Eat Delicious Pie on Pi Day, or Any Day

<i>By: Trip.comEditors" Choice</i><p>In the run-up to Pi Day on March 14th, mathematicians everywhere are getting excited, but thousands of citizens are preparing to celebrate in a really 'pun' way: by gorging on that All-American fruit and flaky crust dessert. In the gorgeously gluttonous spirit of Pi Day, …

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

12 Ways You're Making Coffee Wrong

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Turning water into caffeine isn't quite alchemy, but there are plenty of secrets to making a golden cup of coffee. And unless you're a professional, odds are your equation has some errors in it.<p>So, to find the most common coffee-making mistakes, we asked for tips from a cast of …

Coffee

Tristan Henderson reviles UAB prez

Tristan Henderson's heightened passion spoke volumes Tuesday in the wake of news that UAB is shutting down its football program.<p>The senior tight end …