Brandon Strane

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Watch the United States women's hockey team brawl with Canada

The rivalry between the American and Canadian women’s hockey teams is a bitter one that often includes entertaining fights.<p>Friday night was no exception.<p>During a pre-Olympic exhibition game in Grand Forks, N.D. in which the United States won 4-1, Jocelyne Lamoureux of Team USA didn’t appreciate …

Melo, Kobe, CP3 and Andre Iguodala Star in Kevin Hart's 'I Wish' Remix

Link to Media<p>Actor Kevin Hart has released a remix of Skee-Lo's "I Wish," featuring Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul and Andre Iguodala, to promote his upcoming movie <i>Ride Along</i>.<p>Thanks to David Astramskas of Ball Is Life for the find.

Basketball

Facebook wants to be a newspaper — meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Redchanka<p>As Facebook (s fb) rolls out some new algorithms relating to its main News Feed, there has …

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …

Brett Favre's prep team wins title

JACKSON, Miss. -- Brett Favre is a three-time NFL Most Valuable Player and a Super Bowl champion.<p>Now, he can add one more accomplishment to his …

NFL

How sleep makes your mind more creative

It’s a tried and tested technique used by writers and poets, but can psychology explain why first moments after waking can be among our most imaginative?<p>It is 6.06am and I’m typing this in my pyjamas. I awoke at 6.04am, walked from the bedroom to the study, switched on my computer and got to work …

Creativity

Join us live from the Antarctic

You can follow the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013 on the Guardian's Antarctica Live blog. In the spirit of Douglas Mawson's original expedition of 1911, in which he was the first to send regular wireless messages from Antarctica, our website will publish daily updates from the expedition, …

Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Southern California.<p>Paul Walker, the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor best known for …

Dwight Howard Does 'Mortal Kombat' Routine in Rockets' Pregame Huddle

Link to Media<p>Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard had some fun with teammate Aaron Brooks by doing the <i>Mortal Kombat</i> "Finish Him" fatality in the Rockets' pregame huddle before Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets.<p>Here's another look at the routine:<p>This routine is certainly one of the …

Basketball

The plan of attack for a crowded HOF ballot

My Hall of Fame Ballot, if I had one:<p>1. Jeff Bagwell<br>2. Craig Biggio<br>3. Barry Bonds<br>4. Roger Clemens<br>5. Tom Glavine<br>6. Jeff Kent<br>7. Greg Maddux<br>8. Edgar …

Carmelo Anthony Gives Back for Thanksgiving, Surprises Boys & Girls Club

During the holidays, NBA players do whatever they can to give back to the community, and this includes New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony.<p>Last week, the Feed The Children relief organization partnered with Anthony and his foundation to provide food and essentials for 800 families in New York …

Basketball

‘Family Guy’ Kills Off a Member Of The Fam

Brian Griffin, the mainstay talking dog featured on Seth McFarlane’s animated show <i>Family Guy</i><i>,</i> was run over by a car and killed in Sunday night’s …

Actually, Some Animals Were Harmed in the Making of this Film

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A deep dive by <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> into the shady world of animal protection on movie sets alleges …

Man Decorates House With 502,165 Holiday Lights, Shatters World Record

And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed.<p>More than 29 miles of wire. More than 500,000 lights. More than 70,000 visitors. Move over, Clark Griswold: You have nothing on David Richards, the Australian lawyer who has just broken the Guinness World Record for the most …

Stocks: Nasdaq crosses 4000, can't stay there

The Nasdaq reclaims the 4000 level in intraday trading more than 13 years after it last closed above that key milestone.<p>NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite topped 4000 in intraday trading Monday for the first time since September 2000, a level that most investors thought they would never see again …

61-Year-Old Raiders Fan Tried To Catch A Woman Who Jumped From The Upper Deck, '100% Saved Her Life'

J.D. Nelson of the Alameda Country Sheriff's Office told the Mercury News that the woman made the 45-foot leap 15 minutes after the game had ended.<p>The man reportedly pleaded with her not to jump before breaking her fall while trying to catch her. Nelson told the Mercury News:<p>"He saved her life …

Sochi Olympic torch takes plunge into world's deepest lake

The longest Olympic torch relay in history paid a visit, and took a plunge, into the world's deepest freshwater body at Russia's Lake Baikal.<p>The<p>SochiWinterOlympic Gamesorganizers released video of the event and tweeted about the occasion.<p>The 39,000-mile relay has already taken the torch into space …

Olympics

This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California's San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

Crime

Croatian MMA Fighter Ends Match in 15 Seconds with Insane Head-Kick Knockout

An MMA fight in Slovenia was brought to a sudden, jaw-smashing end when Croatian fighter Ivica Truscek leveled a devastating knockout kick to the face of his opponent (skip to the 5:10 mark for the kick).<p>The ridiculous knockout was spotted by the good people at MiddleEasy.com (h/t Stephen Douglas …

Martial Arts

Pau Gasol Pledges $1,000 Per Point on Friday for Philippines Relief

Link to Media<p>No matter where our NBA allegiance lies, we should all be Pau Gasol fans on Friday night.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers big man has pledged to donate $1,000 for every point he scores against the Golden State Warriors.<p>Here's what Gasol said, courtesy of CrowdRise.com:<p>Children are suffering in …

NBA

Kobe Bryant: 'If There Was a Playoff Game Tonight, I'd Play'

Link to Media<p>Could we be nearing the moment that everyone has been waiting for? One that many expected to have already occurred?<p>Kobe Bryant, unquestionably one of the biggest stars in the NBA, has been notoriously absent from the festivities as he recovers from the ruptured Achilles he suffered …

Basketball

Woman sells wedding ring for tickets to Chiefs-Broncos game

Previously on <i>For The Win</i> we told you about the woman who was trying to sell her<p>soul wedding ring on Craigslist in exchange for tickets to the Chiefs-Broncos game Sunday night. The woman has found a buyer, and shared some previously unknown details about her reasons for parting with the ring.<p>“It’s …

Footage of JFK's golf swing shows how the best golfing president compensated for back pain

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>Boasting a single-digit handicap, President John F. Kennedy is widely considered the best golfer to have served in the Oval Office. Amidst so many other retrospectives on his life and legacy, we at Golf Digest do what's only fitting for us to do: analyze his golf swing.<p>For that, …

Harlem Globetrotter Sets World Record for Longest Basketball Shot

Link to Media<p>Harlem Globetrotters rookie Thunder Law drilled a shot from 109 feet 9 inches to set a new Guinness World Records record for longest basketball shot. The previous record of 104 feet 7 inches was set in 2011 by Elan Buller, a physical education teacher at Campbell Hall School in North …

Basketball

Georgetown player attempts to block shot with her shoe

There's no rule against that!<p>We learned something from this Random Task-esque shot-block attempt by Georgetown freshman Shayla Cooper. Check it out:<p>In the Georgetown-Richmond women's game Friday, freshman Shayla Cooper lost her shoe early in the second half and tried to block a Spiders' 3-pointer …