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The 5 Toughest Pitchers in the NL East

When you watch a baseball game on TV, hitting can seem like it should be pretty easy. You see the pitches from the centerfield camera angle, and you …

Ja Rule Apologizes for Fyre Festival Disaster, Says It Was “NOT A SCAM”

Fyre Festival, a new luxury fest due to launch in the Bahamas this weekend, was postponed this morning after attendees reported a chaotic festival site. Now, festival co-creator Ja Rule has addressed the situation. In a note on Twitter, which he says is not his official statement, he writes, “We …

Sean Paul and Migos Hit South Beach in New Video For “Body”

After teasing the release, Sean Paul returns to deliver the official music video for his new collaboration alongside Migos. The fun-filled clip for …

Fall Out Boy discuss ‘extreme’ new single ‘Young And Menace’ and their ‘political’ new album ‘M A N I A’

• story of the day<p>'The personal and the political are so intensely tied right now'<p>Fall Out Boy‘s Pete Wentz has revealed that their new single ‘Young …

Ginuwine Is an R&B Legend

<b>I. A Song</b><p>Ginuwine, who has sold millions and millions of contemporary R&B albums, is not mentioned anywhere on the Wikipedia page for contemporary …

Brad Paisley's 'Love And War' Visual Album A Not-So-Costly Labor Of Love

There has been much public hand-wringing over the negative changes brought to the music industry by technology. Less gets written about the benefits, such as greater artistic freedom through better economics.<p>Take country star Brad Paisley’s new visual album for his latest release, <i>Love and War</i>. …

Prince's 'Purple Rain' To Be Reissued With 6 Previously Unreleased Tracks

It's time to party like it's 1999.<p>After a Minnesota judge blocked the released of Prince’s posthumous EP, it looks like fans are getting their silver (er, purple?) lining.<p>On Friday, NPG and Warner Bros. Records announced Prince’s iconic “Purple Rain” will be reissued June 23 with six previously …

Jennifer Lopez Wore Two Naked Dresses to the Billboard Latin Music Awards

Last night was the Billboard Latin Music Awards and Jennifer Lopez was honored with the Telemundo Star Award, recognizing talents beyond music, as well as the Social Artist of the Year award. She also debuted her new single from her upcoming Spanish album, <i>Mírate.</i> (It's her first Spanish-speaking …

Here Are Hip Hop's Most Valuable Instagram Accounts By The Numbers

There is no doubt that rap artists have massive cultural influence, or what I call Millennial Currency. This is the ability to drive, engage and connect with a powerful demographic in a way that corporate brands only dream of doing. Instagram is the platform of choice where most of today’s hip hop …

Angela Davis

For the Australian saxophonist, see Angela Davis (musician). For the law professor and author, see Angela J. Davis.<p>Not to be confused with Michaela …

Blue Jays DFA struggling Saltalamacchia

The scuffling Toronto Blue Jays have parted ways with one of their worst performers to date, as they announced Friday that veteran backup catcher …

This is how Bears and 49ers fans reacted as their teams traded in the NFL draft

49ers were very happy. Bears fans were not.<p>It didn’t take long for some NFL draft craziness to get started Thursday night. Just minutes after Roger Goodell opened the show to a chorus of boos, the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears negotiated a swap that sent quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to …

Yankees hope Aroldis Chapman can write another championship chapter

Chapman was one of the keys to getting the Cubs their first World Series championship in 108 years, but they didn't bother trying to keep him around to go for the repeat.<p>Newly acquired Wade Davis has done just as good a job so far and isn't nearly as high-maintenance.<p>Chapman returned to the Yankees …

Baseball’s New Pitch-Tracking System Is Just A Bit Outside

As MLB switches from PITCHf/x to Statcast, the new tool is going through growing pains.<p>There’s a good argument to be made that MLB launched the new …