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12 nifty Google tricks you should know about

Google is the preferred search engine for millions of people, with the giant company having many other web-related products available for users, all …

Why the Xbox One looks like a terrific long-term investment

For many of us, nine years was far too long to wait for a new generation of consoles. Although the PlayStation 3 and especially the Xbox 360 were as …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play Store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1980s

20<p>The Eighties were an age of big hair, bigger snare drums and massive hits. Music videos gave rise to a flashy new class of pop stars, and left …

Music

Iggy Azalea: The New Classic

Iggy Azalea grew up in Australia, but you'd never know it from her accent – a curiously affected drawl that could come from Atlanta, Houston or …

Blake Griffin vs Drake at the ESPYs (VIDEO)

LA Clippers star Blake Griffin took on ESPYs host Drake in an amusing skit Wednesday night. The awards show also featured Drake blowing in Lance …

Blake Griffin and Drake Star in Hilarious 'Drake vs. Blake' Skit at ESPYs

While hosting the 2014 ESPYS, Drake teamed up with Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin for a hilarious skit titled "Drake vs. Blake." The skit even featured a special guest appearance from Chris Brown.<p>[YouTube]

Blake Griffin

NBA Players at the ESPYS (PHOTOS)

The ESPYs were NBA-heavy this year, especially with Kevin Durant cleaning up in both the Best NBA Player and Best Male Athlete categories. Russell …

Lakers Rookie Julius Randle Plays Kobe Bryant Trivia Challenge

Any incoming member of the Los Angeles Lakers who plans on staying with the team will have to please its star, Kobe Bryant.<p>Bryant has already tweeted his support of rookie Julius Randle, but it doesn't hurt to go above and beyond if you really want to earn some respect from the Black Mamba.<p>The …

Basketball

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kevin Love, Josh Smith and More

Link to Media<p>With the draft and primary wave of free agency in the rear-view mirror, the trade market is really the final option for NBA teams looking to make a significant offseason splash. Fortunately, no shortage of big names have surfaced on the market as teams look to shed or spend cap …

2014 Preseason Media Days All-SEC Teams

The gathered media in Hoover for SEC Media Days this week has assembled its preseason All-SEC team.<p><b>More SEC: Alabama picked to win conference |</b> …

Free Agency Winners and Losers

While slow to start, the NBA's silly season is rolling with plenty of teams declaring victory or accepting defeat<p>Free agency isn’t over, with big …

The ‘Would You Trade Wiggins for Love?’ Shootaround

<b>Bill Simmons:</b> <i>With my beloved Celtics stuck in Rebuilding Mode, I find myself rooting for LeBron’s Cavaliers to give Cleveland its first championship</i> …

Basketball

The buzz at Vegas Summer League

LAS VEGAS -- Summer league is the closest thing the NBA has to an industry conclave, and industry conclaves tend to be more about the chatter than …

Glen Davis Re-Signs with Clippers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis, Reaction

Along with Darren Collison and Danny Granger, Glen Davis decided to opt out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers in late June. Unlike Collison and Granger, though, Big Baby reportedly has re-signed with the team.<p>Brad Turner of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> provided the news Thursday:<p>Davis averaged …

NBA

Nick Saban: QB competition for Bama

HOOVER, Ala. -- Most everyone has made up their minds that Jacob Coker will indeed be Alabama's next starting quarterback.<p>But the one person whose …

Dodgeball: An extreme second chance at childhood

Or, what it feels like to be hit in the face with a rubber ball.<p>A man in his mid-20s dressed as a Power Ranger leaps into the air, arms stretched, poised to catch the squishy rubber ball.<p>In one moment, he moves with the grace of a dancer, long limbs creating elegant lines midair. In the next, he …

Summer 2014

Welcome once again to the Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases, our seasonal guide to new music. Four times a year, we round up the biggest albums, singles, EPs, and DVDs sets arriving over the coming months, hopefully inspire you to, y'know, go out and buy records. (Don't you miss that new CD …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …