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Thanks to iCloud, California cop busted for stealing nude photos from suspect’s iPhone

A California policer offers has been charged with Theft and Copying of Computer Data after looking through the photos on a female DUI suspect’s iPhone, and sending nudes to himself and two other officers. He is also charged with the same offense in regard to a second woman.<p><i>CNET</i> reports that the …

Orange Bowl 2014: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

The 2014 Orange Bowl features two of the nation's top college football programs, as the No. 12 Clemson Tigers (10-2) and No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-1) will hit the gridiron on Friday, Jan. 3 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Fla.<p>The players and coaches from both teams come into the BCS bowl game …

College Football

Rescuer of Ariel Castro's captives signs book deal

Charles Ramsey, the Cleveland man credited with rescuing three women from a decade of captivity under Ariel Castro’s roof, has signed a book deal, despite his previous lack of interest in attention and publicity, a publishing company announced Sunday.<p>Cleveland publishing house Gray & Co. signed the …

Obama commutes 8 drug sentences

President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of eight convicted crack offenders Thursday who had already served long prison terms, giving a push to his administration’s efforts to rein in what officials regard as overly harsh punishments imposed in drug cases.<p>The batch of eight commutations is …

The NCAA's targeting rule is a disaster, but don't blame the officials

Rules must change in order to make players safer, but handing out 15-yard penalties for not doing anything wrong isn't the way to do it. And it's not the referee's fault, anyway.<p>Saturday was the day that anyone still on the fence realized that defensive players are subject to arbitrary sanctions …

Google Glass Banned From Restaurant After Glasshole Tries To Get Employee Fired

<i>Dramatization.</i><p>The inevitable has occurred. Another restaurant in Seattle, Washington, has banned Google Glass from its establishment due to privacy concerns. The first restaurant to do so earlier this year was the 5 Point Cafe. Now the Lost Lake Cafe And Lounge (co-owned by the owner of the 5 Point …

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Jordan Cameron Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Browns TE

The Cleveland Browns have performed beyond expectations this season since an 0-2 start and currently sit at 3-4, but a fire sale is possible with the trade deadline looming, and there is a growing belief that stud tight end Jordan Cameron could be available.<p>According to Nate Ulrich of the <i>Akron</i> …

Football (U.S.)

The History of the Packers at Mall of America Field

The Green Bay Packers first started playing the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (currently Mall of America Field) in 1983. Before then, the Packers and Vikings played at old Metropolitan Stadium starting in 1961.<p>In 22 games at the old Met, the Packers and Vikings won 11 games …

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Final Look Before Sunday's Week 8 Action

Week 8 of the 2013 NFL regular season is upon us, and the excitement over Sunday’s slate of games has the frenzy through the roof.<p>Football fans will be treated to blowouts, upsets and enough fun for an entire season this week, but here is how the NFL landscape looks now before the madness</i> …

NFL

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Matt Miller: Teddy Bridgewater Better NFL Prospect Than Robert Griffin III

You read that right.<p>NFL draft analyst Matt Miller claims Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a better prospect than Robert Griffin III.<p>After all the St. Louis Rams got in return for the pick that took RGIII, you can only imagine what kind of movement we'll see for the services of Mr. …

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AL Wild Card Game Pitching Matchup: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Cleveland Indians

The AL Wild Card Game will feature Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb squaring off against Indians fire-baller Danny Salazar Wednesday night.<p>The two teams will battle for the right to face the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS. Former major leaguer Dirk Hayhurst breaks down what the two starting …

Rockstar says sorry for Grand Theft Auto Online launch problems

The long-awaited online version of Grand Theft Auto Online was released on Tuesday, replete with the much-anticipated connectivity problems that had long been feared.<p>In line with other major online game releases, Grand Theft Auto V's online launch was plagued by server errors and connectivity …

Best image of Week 4. 

Best image of Week 4.

MLB Notebook: Giambi again a hero in a pinch

On a long and rainy night in the Bronx on May 17, 2002, a lefty-swinging slugger came to the plate in the bottom of the 14th. And while the home team …

MLB announces potential AL WC tiebreaker schedule

Major League Baseball announced Saturday the potential tiebreaker schedule should the American League Wild Card race end in a draw.<p>The Indians enter …

Pulse: Tribe in as Rays, Rangers head to tiebreaker

Once again, more than 2,400 games over the course of six months weren't quite enough to decide who gets to play the games every team really wants to …

Impact of leadership on Tribe can't be measured

The turning point for the Tribe came not in any single game of the 2013 season or even in the eventful winter that preceded it.<p>It came, rather, in …

Breaking Down Cleveland Browns Rookie Barkevious Mingo at Season's Quarter Mark

When the Cleveland Browns selected outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 draft, many scratched their heads. While he has only played three games, he has already shown flashes of the talent the front office saw in him.<p>Injuries to outside linebackers Jabaal …

Trent Richardson Trade Doesn't Give Chris Ogbonnaya Fantasy Value

So, the Cleveland Browns apparently traded Trent Richardson—the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 draft—to the Indianapolis Colts for their 2014 first-rounder on Wednesday, per Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.<p>The questions now are: Who takes over for the Browns in the backfield, and is he worth a pickup in …

Football (U.S.)

Ranking the 10 Most Intimidating WRs Heading into NFL Week 3

Whether they are deep threats, possession receivers or overpowering runners after the catch, the wide receivers on the upcoming list are the 10 most intimidating wideouts so far in 2013.<p>A dominant wide receiver can change the game<b>—</b>even if that game is a video game<b>—</b>for an NFL team, spreading the …

Fantasy Football

Trent Richardson trade shocks Browns teammates

Trent Richardson's former teammates are reacting to his move to Indianapolis on Twitter.<p>The Colts and Browns set the NFL world on fire Wednesday night with a blockbuster trade that moves running back Trent Richardson to Indianapolis and a first-round pick to Cleveland. While the first-round pick …

College Football Picks Week 3: B/R's Expert Predictions for the Top 5 Games

It's finally here: Alabama vs. Texas A&M, Johnny Football vs. Nick Saban. Will the young upstart be able to thrive against the wily veteran, or will Saban and Co. learn from last year and avenge their loss?<p>Week 2 was a week to forget for our experts, as USC and Texas let your favorite …

College Football

NFL Week 2 Picks: Predicting Sunday's Biggest Matchups

Week 2 features a handful of intense matchups that will come down to the wire.<p>From high-powered offenses anticipating a shootout to potentially low-scoring affairs, the games this Sunday will likely have just about everything. The biggest games have a few early MVP candidates to watch for as …