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Cordarrelle Patterson Not Ready for Spotlight as Vikings' Go-to WR Just Yet

Two Cordarrelle Pattersons exist in the NFL.<p>Both of them play for the Minnesota Vikings. Both are listed as wide receivers, and both wear No. 84. They are the same person off the field, but when the 23-year-old former Tennessee prospect steps onto a football field, he becomes two different …

College Football

Week 6 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Advice on Toughest Fantasy Football Decisions

You’ve made it to Week 6 of the fantasy football season, and you don’t need anyone telling you to start Peyton Manning or sit an injured journeyman who isn’t getting the ball this season.<p>Instead, you are looking for advice on some of the toughest calls. Which supposed fantasy star is going to have …

Fantasy Football

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 6: Making the Call on Fantasy Football Fringe Starters

Sometimes, fantasy football is the act of disregarding nostalgia.<p>That player who was producing for you last year but isn't doing squat this year? Time to sit him. That player you loved to hate last year because he generally stunk but has been lighting it up so far this year? It's time to start him, …

Fantasy Football

5 Fighters and What Each Must Do to Win a UFC Belt

As the new wave of top contenders wash over the UFC's sandy beaches, current divisional kingpins must prepare for absolute war.<p>However, as unique as each champion's situation truly is, they are not the ones who have to capture UFC gold.<p>They already have it.<p>Instead, these aforementioned beach …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

PlayStation Now coming July 2014

At E3 in Los Angeles, Sony announces an open beta release date for their new game streaming service.

Los Angeles

Grand Theft Auto V coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Rockstar Games' 2013 megahit is coming to the latest gaming hardware with a graphical upgrade and the ability to transfer your progress from current consoles.<p>Grand Theft Auto V is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC later this year.<p>The epic open-world crime saga set sales records when it …

Grand Theft Auto

Will the $400 Pono Music Player sound like a $27,500 stereo preamplifier?

The Ayre KX-R Twenty costs as much as a car, but its designer claims the Pono Player will sound almost as good as the preamp!<p>No doubt about it, the Ayre Acoustics KX-R Twenty preamplifier's sound quality is truly revelatory. I should hope so, since it sells for $27,500, but here's the truly …

Audiophile

Gut feelings? Cold feet? Body maps show where emotions go

Where is the love? Experiments with some 700 people in Scandinavia and Taiwan reveal universal locales for emotions from anger to happiness to pride and shame.<p>Have the winter blues got you down? Is a promotion at work making you swell with pride? Does watching kids take "selfies" (and then use the …

Psychology

Warning: Scientists say gas cans carry risk of explosion

Red plastic portable gasoline containers – consumer gas cans sold throughout the U.S. – pose a rare but real explosion hazard many Americans may not know about, an NBC News investigation has found.<p>“It was ‘boom.’ That was it,” said William Melvin, who suffered severe burns on one-third of his body …

NFLPA releases statement on Jon Martin, Richie Incognito investigation

The saga of Martin and Incognito continues with a statement from the players association.<p>The National Football League Players Association has released a statement on the subject of Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito, who has allegedly bullied fellow teammate Jonathan Martin.<p>We expect …

UFC statement on releasing Rousimar Palhares due to 'unsportsmanlike conduct'

The UFC has issued a statement following the release of veteran UFC welterweight Rousimar Palhares due to “unsportsmanlike conduct.”<p>MMAjunkie.com …

Chris Weidman Entered Anderson Silva Fight 'Bankrupt and Homeless,' Says Coach

The hallowed halls of the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was the site of the blockbuster championship bout between boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya. The venue also played host to some of combat sports' most legendary feuds, including Mike Tyson vs. Evander Holyfield and …

Martial Arts

Steelers coordinator Todd Haley sued for allegedly backing out of million-dollar house deal and trashing the residence

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley has been accused of being a poor play-caller who does not know how to utilize his talent. Haley …

Deadly fungal disease detected outside the Pacific Northwest

A rare fungus found in soil and trees has sickened hundreds of people in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest in the last decade -- and killed dozens -- but scientists now say they’re seeing different strains of the potentially deadly bug in additional U.S. states.<p>As of June, 171 cases of …

Public Health

An open letter to science: Where's my hoverboard?

Antony Ingram knows his tech. He's noticed there's not long left before hoverboards should be the norm. He's also got some words to say about electric cars.<p>Dear Science,<p>I'm writing to inform you that you have less than two years.<p>If I'm flicking through the latest issue of a technology magazine or …

Hoverboards

Joe Flacco: I love Ray Lewis, but his speeches didn’t even make sense

Getty Images<p>When Ray Lewis was asking his teammates if any dogs were in the house, Joe Flacco wondered what all the woofing was about.<p>For the second …

Coming soon to your bar? A beer with no hangover

A research team in Australia says it's added enough electrolytes into a brew to give it rehydrating properties and therefore alleviate hangovers. But will it get you drunk?<p>Many a Sunday morning has involved millions of people all over the world wishing they hadn't had quite so much.<p>Their heads …

Alcohol

NJ to allow medical marijuana for kids. Safety still under debate

arents who believe their sick children would be helped by medical marijuana won a partial victory in New Jersey Friday. Using a conditional veto, Gov. Chris Christie modified a bill to allow prescriptions of edible medical marijuana for children. Parents of qualifying children will need the …

Cannabis

Sun’s magnetic field flip, due soon, is a mystery

The sun's magnetic field is gearing up to shift, a once-in-11 year event, according to NASA officials.<p>If you're confused about the sun's impending magnetic field flip, don't feel bad — scientists don't fully understand it, either.<p>The sun's magnetic field will reverse its polarity three or four …

Magnetism

Near-death experiences may be surging brain activity

Near-death experiences could be caused by a surge of electricity firing in the dying brain, new research in animals suggests.<p>In the study, rats whose hearts were stopped showed a surge of brain waves associated with consciousness, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Proceedings …

The Brain

Fish oil linked to prostate cancer - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> we are back with the story we mentioned from tonight's medical news. it will reverberate in a lot of american households. the chances you or someone you know is consuming more fish oil these days to protect the heart, whether from fish oil supplements or eating more of the right types of fish. …

Holistic Medicine

Police return to Hernandez home, as part of double-murder probe

Getty Images<p>Aaron Hernandez isn’t at his home, but police are. Again.<p>But they’re not there in connection with the Odin Lloyd murder case. Instead, …

Witness records video of Dayton air show crash - Video on NBCNews.com

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Air Shows

A rarely seen constellation shines this summer

<i>By Geoff Gaherty<br>Space.com</i><p>Although it is one of the largest constellations in the sky, Ophiuchus, the serpent bearer, is one of the least well-known. While large in area and prominent in the summer sky, it contains no bright stars, so it is rarely seen.<p>Ophiuchus is surrounded by brighter, more …

Dad: Titus Young has brain disorder

Titus Young's father, Richard, told two Detroit newspapers on Monday that his son suffers from a mental health disorder and desperately needs …

Mental Health