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NFL legend John Madden blasts Will Ferrell for playing in MLB spring training games

Comedian Will Ferrell played in five different Cactus League games Thursday, making appearances on 10 different MLB teams and playing every position on the field. The stunt was a great opportunity for 10 MLB franchises to spice up a March game that many fans might have otherwise overlooked, and …

Golden State Warriors

Tiger Woods says his game needs work, aims for Honda

Tiger Woods says his troublesome back is feeling better.<p>But he didn't say when he'll play again.<p>Woods announced via Twitter and on his website Wednesday that he is in therapy every day as he battles back from his latest setback. He also said he needs a lot of work on his game, which saw him miss …

Urban Outfitters under fire for tapestry 'eerily' similar to concentration camp uniform

Retailer Urban Outfitters is under fire again for selling merchandise that the Anti-Defamation League claims is "eerily reminiscent" to the uniforms concentration camp prisoners were forced to wear by the Nazis during the Holocaust.<p>The offending item this time is a striped tapestry featuring pink …

Fans freak out after CBS accidentally promotes 'CSI' 'series finale'

"CSI" fans can relax after a botched promo for the CBS show accidentally called for the show's series finale instead of season.<p>The confusion began when the network ran an on-air promo for the show's "series finale" during an episode of "NCIS."<p>PHOTOS: Biggest TV mistakes<p>"We would never cancel a show …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Jury takes a field trip to Hernandez's home - CNN Video

The jury in the trial of former football star Aaron Hernandez visited his home and the crime scene. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.

States racing to regulate e-cigarettes

The American Cancer Society has found itself in a surprising position: opposing state proposals to make it illegal to sell e-cigarettes to minors.<p>The cancer society doesn't want kids to use e-cigarettes, but it objects to what it calls "Trojan horse" legislation – bills that appear good for public …

Miss Universe makeup can't hide hatred of Israel: Column

An international uproar over a harmless beauty queen selfie exposes deep hatred of Jews.<p>Even the beauty of the Miss Universe pageant can't overcome the irrational and one-sided hatred of Israel. This weekend in South Florida, the Miss Israel contestant, Doron Matalon, Instagrammed a friendly selfie …

Supreme Court upholds religious rights of prisoners

WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court that has extended the reach of religion into public life in recent years ruled Tuesday that spirituality can overcome even prison security concerns.<p>The court came down decisively on the side of a Muslim prisoner whose beard had been deemed potentially dangerous by the …

Religion

Second flogging of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi postponed on medical grounds

The second of 20 weekly floggings of a Saudi blogger accused of insulting Islam in a case that has drawn international condemnation of the Kingdom's harsh system of justice was postponed on medical grounds, Amnesty International said Friday.<p>Raif Badawi, who was flogged 50 times in public one week …

Honda fined $70M for not reporting death, injury complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Thursday it is fining Honda $70 million — the largest civil penalty levied against an automaker — for …

Connecticut Teen With Curable Cancer Must Continue Chemo: Court

A 17-year-old Connecticut girl with a highly curable cancer is not mentally competent to make her own medical decisions and will continue to receive the chemotherapy treatments she's battled to halt, the Connecticut Supreme Court ordered Thursday.<p>Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers ruled that the teen — …

United workers fight firing over security concern

Thirteen flight attendants who were fired by United Airlines for refusing to fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong because of a security concern have filed a federal complaint to get their jobs back.<p>Before United Flight 869 took off July 14, crewmembers noticed the words "BYE BYE" and two faces drawn …

Will Paris attack have 'chilling effect' on satire?

The sound of gunfire in the newsroom of a Paris satirical weekly echoed around the world of satire on Wednesday, but those who make their living at mockery vowed to press on.<p>Possibly because of the time difference, it was the European satire press that responded first to the attack on <i>Charlie Hebdo …

Charlie Hebdo

What college bowls cost you: Our view

Football arms race drawing in public schools, and students, that can't afford it.<p>The buzz in college football this week is how Jim Harbaugh's lucrative new contract at the University of Michigan — a cool $5 million a year in base pay — ups the ante in college football's arms race. And maybe for<p>a …

NFL referees aren't corrupt, they're just incompetent

The Detroit Lions were hosed. Take nothing away from the Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo, and lifelong fan Chris Christie’s wild card victory, but Detroit has every reason to feel cheated this morning.<p>In the fourth quarter with Detroit up 20-17, Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew ran a route on third down …

NFL

Ferguson grand juror sues to remove gag order

A juror who sat on the panel that reviewed evidence in the August shooting death of Michael Brown has filed suit, seeking to remove a lifetime gag order that prevents members of the grand jury from speaking publicly about the case.<p>The federal suit filed on Monday names St. Louis County Prosecutor …

Sony was bad. Worse is coming.

The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that this is only the beginning.<p>A CNN review of cyber …

Police find body of missing Ohio State football player

An Ohio State University football player who had been missing since Wednesday has been found dead in a dumpster from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Columbus police said Sunday.<p>Authorities said the body of defensive lineman Kosta Karageorge was found at East 6th Avenue and …

Success Will Never Come to Entrepreneurs Who Do These 10 Things

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether we are talking about a football game, an election or an entrepreneurial journey, one thing is certain -- there are going to be winners and there are going to be losers.<p>Want to stack the odds of being a successful entrepreneur in …

Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you taste the difference between McDonald’s and organic food? The two may seem like polar opposites, but take away the packaging and it might be harder than you think.<p>In this Dutch viral video, two guys arrive at major European food …

New GMOs Get A Regulatory Green Light, With A Hint Of Yellow

Government regulators have approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans. They're the latest weapon in an arms race between farmers and weeds, and the government's green light is provoking angry opposition from environmentalists.<p>The actual decision, at first glance, seems …

FBI Warns U.S. Businesses of China-backed Cyberattacks

The FBI warned U.S. businesses on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on U.S. companies. The "flash" warning described tools and techniques used by the hackers and asked companies to contact federal authorities if they believe …

The Cowboys are no longer America's team thanks to Peyton Manning

After six consecutive years of living up to their reputation as America’s team, the Dallas Cowboys are suddenly only America’s fourth-favorite NFL franchise. The Denver Broncos top the annual Harris Interactive poll asking Americans to identify their favorite NFL teams, becoming just the fourth …