Chuck Smith

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Poll: Most trust Tom Brady in clutch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass -- When New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman is asked why Tom Brady is the clear-cut choice as the quarterback any team …

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News of the World journalist: I turned to drink and drugs to self-medicate stress of phone hacking

Dan Evans tells trial he started hacking phones when he was at the Sunday Mirror and continued after he joined the NotW and former editor Andy Coulson knew all about it<p>A former News of the World (NotW) reporter has told how he turned to drink and drugs to ''self-medicate'' the stress of phone …

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Off reeking cruise ship in NJ, passengers recall nightmare trip | Reuters

BAYONNE, New Jersey (Reuters) - Passengers staggered off a Royal Caribbean ship reeking of vomit and diarrhea at its home port on Wednesday after their cruise was cut short by an apparent stomach bug that felled nearly 700 vacationers and crew.<p>A member of the media wears a face mask as he holds a …

Jonathan Martin says he 'felt trapped' in Dolphins' locker room

In his first interview since leaving the Miami Dolphins, NFL tackle Jonathan Martin says he felt "trapped" by bullying and decided it was best "just to remove myself from the situation."<p>"I'm a man. I'm a grown man. I've been in locker rooms. There's vulgar language in locker rooms," Martin told …

Willamette football player comes out as bisexual

After years of feeling somewhat alone in the world, Conner Mertens, a 19-year-old red-shirt freshman kicker for Willamette (Ore.) University football team, finally has found some peace.<p>Last week, the student-athlete told his coach, Glen Fowles, that he is bisexual, that he has a boyfriend — and on …

Warren Sapp Doesn't Think Michael Strahan Belongs In Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp still has nothing nice to say about former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan. Sapp, an analyst for NFL Network, told Newsday on Tuesday that Strahan is not a Hall of Famer.<p>"When you stack it up and he only has four straight Pro Bowls and a mythical sack …

Syracuse head coach calls Atlanta 'softnosed' amid Snowpacalypse

Between this and whatever the latest thing Jim Boeheim said about North Carolina was, you have to wonder how in the hell the Orange ended up in a Southern conference.<p>Syracuse coach Scott Shafer is on a recruiting trip to Georgia. He's also on Twitter playing on his "#hardnosed" catch phrase, …

Sochi chief: city is world's 'most secure venue'

LONDON (AP) — After all the talk of terror threats, corruption, overspending and anti-gay legislation, the head of the Sochi Olympics is determined to show the world the games will be a huge success.<p>Nine days before the opening ceremony, organizing committee chief Dmitry Chernyshenko said Wednesday …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

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33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

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