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Draymond Green Triple-Double Earns Warriors Christmas Win vs. LeBron James, Cavs

The Golden State Warriors put on a defensive clinic and topped the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-92 in an NBA Finals rematch at Oracle Arena on Christmas Day.<p>The defending champions, who entered the day ranked second in defensive rating (per NBA.com), piled up eight blocks and seven <b></b>steals as they …

Basketball

Barca New Boy Paulinho Reveals Who Helped Him Settle in & What's Surprised Him Most About the Club

New Barcelona midfielder Paulinho has certainly changed the opinions surrounding his ability since making the switch from China to Spain.<p>The …

The Irony Behind Kobe Bryant's Dual Jersey Retirement

There’s some irony in Kobe Bryant having two(!) of his jerseys retired on a night the Lakers play the Golden State Warriors. The second-half, …

The Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers to get their six straight win

The Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-115. The Bulls have now won six straight games. What a game. United Center was rocking. The game …

Larry Nance Stole The Show On Kobe’s Retirement Night By Dunking All Over Kevin Durant

Tickets for Monday night’s Warriors-Lakers’ game were the most expensive ticket in the NBA this season (and in two seasons), because at halftime, the Lakers would be retiring Kobe Bryant’s jerseys (both the Nos. 8 and 24).<p>While all the talk heading into the game was about Kobe, his legacy, and the …

As The Warriors Close, A New Era Approaches In The NBA

For three quarters in Game 3, LeBron James did a better job containing Kevin Durant than Cleveland had done the entire series. Coming into the fourth …

Ronaldinho believes Neymar should follow his heart

Ronaldinho might be a fan favorite at Barcelona, but he would have no problems with Neymar moving to Real Madrid if that is what he wanted.<p>Ronaldinho believes Neymar should follow his heart in deciding where his future lies.<p>The Brazilian great said he could not see Neymar leaving Barcelona for Real …

Luis Enrique sympathizes with Valencia plight

Valencia went down 7-0 to Barcelona on Wednesday and Luis Enrique said it was unpleasant to see the club in trouble.<p>Barcelona coach Luis Enrique sympathizes with the difficult situation Valencia finds itself in.<p>Valencia suffered a 7-0 loss to Barca on Wednesday in the first leg of a Copa del Rey …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Busquets, Oxlade-Chamberlain and the unavailable Champions League stars

A number of big names will be absent from the four remaining last-16 ties this week — check out our list of those unavailable for action.<p>Arsenal faces Monaco in the second leg of their last-16 tie without winger <b>Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain</b>, who is out for four weeks with a hamstring problem.<p>The England …

Barcelona v Manchester City Live Commentary & Result, 3/18/15, UEFA Champions League

Swansea City v Liverpool Live Commentary & Result, 3/16/15, Premier League

10 essential accessories for the Galaxy S6

We love our toys; whether it's the latest quick charger, rugged case or backup battery — we've got to have them. While we haven't seen an abundance …

Samsung was right about the Snapdragon 810, HTC One M9 is proof

Remember the rumor that Samsung was having trouble with the Snapdragon 810? It was said that the Snapdragon 810 was overheating and Samsung would …

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

Near the end of 2013, a company called Neptune came out with a crazy idea: build a playing card deck-sized smartwatch that could run without a smartphone. It accomplished that feat at the expense of being large and ungainly, making Android Wear behemoths like the Moto 360 look svelte by comparison. …

What gives the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge an 'edge' over the regular S6?

Samsung is making some bold moves this year, and the Galaxy S6 line of devices is unlikely to be the only place we see such sweeping changes. Both …

Apple Will Open iPhone Trade-In Program To Android, BlackBerry

Soon you'll be able to trade in your old Android or BlackBerry handset for credit toward a new iPhone.<p><b>Update:</b> On Monday March 30th, Apple expanded its trade-in program in the US, UK, Canada, France, Germany and Italy to include smartphones from other manufacturers.<p>----------<p>Android users looking to …

Eibar v Barcelona Live Commentary & Result, 3/14/15, Primera División

Magical Morata ready to cause Dortmund more nightmares

The striker produced a coming-of-age performance in the Champions League first leg and, after his match-winning cameo against Palermo, he looks poised to wreak more havoc.<p>It's been a long time in the making, but Alvaro Morata is looking like just the striker Juventus needs in what could be the …

If Schalke can score four, what will Messi do to misfiring Madrid?

The Argentine struck both goals in the 2-0 win at Eibar to continue his fine form in front of goal, which is ominous news for Los Blancos ahead of the Clasico next Sunday<p>He is the man for every occasion. Lionel Messi made the difference again for Barcelona on Saturday and ensured Luis Enrique's …

Luis Enrique: Barca in perfect form

Luis Enrique does not think Barcelona could be in better form ahead of key clashes with Manchester City and Real Madrid.<p>Luis Enrique believes his Barcelona side is in "perfect form" ahead of facing Manchester City and Real Madrid next week after securing a 2-0 win at Eibar on Saturday.<p>Lionel Messi …

Allegri thrilled with 'mature' Juve

Juventus toiled to a 1-0 victory at Palermo, but the club's coach praised his team for a professional performance.<p>Massimiliano Allegri praised Juventus' maturity following Saturday's win at Palermo, but felt his side should have done more after going 1-0 ahead.<p>Substitute Alvaro Morata lit up a …

Faraway Planet Gains a Fourth Sun

Discovery shows that quadruple-star systems may be more common than previously thought.<p>The <i>Star Wars</i> world of Tatooine has nothing on a distant planet now known to have a whopping four suns.<p>Only the second known quadruple-star system found with a planet, 30 Ari hosts a gaseous super-Jupiter …

Universe

Happy Birthday, Einstein: Relativity Faces New Frontier

A century ago this year, a young Swiss physicist who had already revolutionized physics developed a radical new understanding of gravity.<p>In 1915, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described gravity as a fundamental property of space-time. He came up with a set of …

Physics

Pi Day Hits a Milestone That Comes Only Once a Century: 3/14/15

Pi Day was dreamed up 27 years ago to celebrate 3.14 on 3/14, but this year the geek dial is being turned up to 15 — as in 3/14/15. And this'll be the only year until 2115 that you can turn the dial up to the max, at 3/14/15, 9:26:53, an exact match for pi's first 10 digits.<p>As a matter of fact, …

Raspberry Pi

Satellites: a glimpse inside a secret world

Back in 1945, when science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke conjured up the idea of an Earth-orbiting broadcast satellite, he neglected to patent it: he couldn’t imagine one being built in his lifetime. He wasn’t the only one caught off guard when the Soviet Union sprung a satellite on the world just …

Space Exploration

'Anthropocene' epoch for Earth etches human impacts in stone

Man's tenure on Earth is brief on the astronomical time scale, but the changes wrought by Homo sapiens have been measurable and profound.<p>Now, a growing number of scientists propose renaming the present geologic epoch to reflect that human influence: the Anthropocene.<p>The revision of geology's …

Do Plants Get Stressed?

I spent the last several months thinking about stress, not only because I was actively stressed over deadlines and the like, but also because I wrote the March <i>Popular Science</i> cover story on the subject. Last year, I did a similar piece on sleep, which spilled over to this blog as a series exploring …