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Asteroid 2003 QQ47: Rumors of an impact in March 2014 are false.

Well, it took three months, but we have our first notpocalypse of 2014!<p>Twitter, Facebook, and other social media are spreading a story that a large …

A ghostly nebula shining about 5,000 light-years from Earth is also the coldest known object in the universe. Read more about the Boomerang Nebula: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/t04a

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Basketball

Bengals extend Marvin Lewis' deal into 2015

Another first-round playoff exit wasn't enough to make the Cincinnati Bengals send coach Marvin Lewis into a lame-duck contract year.<p>The Bengals announced Friday they've signed Lewis to a one-year extension through the 2015 season.<p>"Marvin has earned this commitment for the job he is doing," Bengals …

Darren Sproles Signs 2-Year Extension with Eagles: Latest Details and Analysis

The Philadelphia Eagles are not fooling around with the future status of new weapon Darren Sproles, whom they recently acquired via a trade with the New Orleans Saints.<p>According to the team's Twitter account, the front office in Philadelphia has already inked the star running back to a two-year …

Football (U.S.)

DeAngelo Hall not backing down

A day later, Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall didn't back down from his Twitter exchange with Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.<p>…

NFL

Report: Packers agree to one-year, $4 million deal for DT B.J. Raji

B.J. Raji reportedly will return to the Packers, the only team he's ever known.<p><b>More NFL offseason: Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Pro Days | Top</b> …

NFL

WR Steve Smith joins Ravens

The 34-year-old Smith, who ranks 19th in league history in receptions, was released Thursday by the Carolina Panthers after 13 seasons.<p>"[Baltimore] …

Anthony Davis reaches into the heavens for alley-oop finish

Ye Shammgods!<p>What more can you say about the potential dominance of Anthony Davis? After an impressive rookie season, he's improved further even with a hand fracture, ready to become a very real force to be reckoned with.<p>That's in realtime. Let's slow it down and give our brains some more time for …

Basketball

Colts Sign Hakeem Nicks: Grading the Move and What It Means for Indianapolis

Since taking over as general manager of the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, there hasn't been a more aggressive head honcho in the NFL than Ryan Grigson.<p>Well, Grigson and the Colts are at it again, and the latest development in another active offseason in Indy has Andrew Luck's beard doing a happy …

Football (U.S.)

New Comet Jacques May Pass 8.4 million miles from Venus this July

Congratulations to Cristovao Jacques and the SONEAR team! On March 13 they snared <b>C/2014 E2 (Jacques)</b> in CCD images taken with a 0.45-meter …

Record-Breaking Meteorite Crash on Moon Sparks Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever

The high-speed impact of a wayward space rock on the surface of the moon last year triggered the brightest lunar explosion ever seen, scientists …

Astronomy

Could Jupiter Become A Star?

NASA’s Galileo spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on December 7, 1995, and proceeded to study the giant planet for almost 8 years. It sent back a …

Astronomy

We 'Hype' Alien World Findings Amid Little Data, Exoplanet Scientist Says

With exoplanet discoveries coming at us several times a month, finding these worlds is a hot field of research. Once the planets are found and …

What Cold? Earth Had Its Fourth-Warmest January

Continuing the nearly 29-year streak of above-average global monthly temperatures, January came in as the fourth-warmest such month on record, …

Everything you need to know: Camelopardalids could be the best meteor shower this year

North America is predicted to have the best view of a possible new meteor shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR Friday night through Saturday morning (May …

Astronomy

Incognito apologizes to Martin, Ross and Wells

Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito offered apologies to teammate Jonathan Martin, team owner Stephen Ross and investigator Ted Wells on Tuesday in the wake of the NFL-ordered report detailing a racially charged bullying scandal.<p>The report stated there was a "pattern of harassment" …

Richie Incognito

LeBron James says 'I can't' imagine leaving Miami

Heat star says he'll wait to see what happens this season, though.<p>With his second massive free-agency option approaching in July should he opt out, …

Basketball

Sports Scandal Reports: Not That Independent, Not That Investigative

Efforts like the newly released report on harassment in the NFL is limited in legal power and full of PR speak. But they can still create change in the league.<p>Within hours of its release on February 14, various media outlets began dissecting the provocative details from the 144-page Wells Report—an …