Glenn Winton

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Pokemon X, Y mythical Pokemon Diancie unveiled

The Pokemon Company has revealed a new rock-and-fairy-type mythical Pokemon in <i>Pokemon X</i> and <i>Y</i> called Diancie.<p>Diancie, which you can get a look at in the trailer below, is an "extremely rare" Pokemon that cannot be obtained during normal gameplay. The Pokemon is said to "produce a great volume of …

Bayern Munich-Bound Robert Lewandowski Has Tyres Stolen from His Porsche

If you announce that you are going to leave your present club for your arch-rivals midway through the season, it is highly unlikely you are going to be a fans' favourite.<p>Bayern Munich-bound Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski found that to his cost as someone stole all four wheels off of …

Soccer

February birthstone is the amethyst

Are you a February baby? Here’s some cool info about your birthstone, the amethyst. Plus pics!<p>February’s birthstone is the amethyst. Amethysts …

Google hacked together some pretty underwhelming games for Glass (video)

While Google Glass may still be in its infancy, gaming on the wearable is practically in the zygote stages. To help change that, developers at the search giant have cobbled together some games in an effort to "inspire" developers. That said, what Google is offering doesn't seem too different from …

​Nintendo's Recent Drama, Summed Up In One Cheeky Image

Flat Wii U sales. Decreases in executive salary. Wishes for Nintendo to do something radically different. There's no doubt that the House of Mario is …

Retrogaming

'Candy Crush Saga' Tries To Crush 'The Banner Saga' In Bizarre Trademark Saga

I’ll make my position on this clear right from the get-go: No corporation should have legal rights to any word I can use in Scrabble—words like “candy” or “saga” for instance.<p>The very notion is crazy and dangerous, to creativity, to business, and to the very act of communicating with one …

PS4 Exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son Showcased in Several New Gameplay Videos: Looks Awesome

We’re just a little more than two months away from the release of Sucker Punch’s PS4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son, and several gameplay videos of …

An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

While it’s Saturday, and there isn’t much news in the video game world, I absolutely must point you to a fantastic read over at Eurogamer. Their piece, “The Secret Developers: Wii U – The Inside Story,” is written by an unnamed dev who worked on an early 3rd party Wii U title, and who has now spent …

Infamous: Second Son Extended HD Gameplay From CES 2014 - Skewed 'n Reviewed

<b>Published on</b> January 10th, 2014 | <i>by gareth</i><p>0<p>While covering the final day of the show I was able to get some hands on time with the game as well as …

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

A look back at the legendary rocker's best moments from the Velvet Underground and beyond<p>After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went …

Why Eddie Lacy Is the NFL's Top Offensive Rookie

Running back Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers might not be as electric as Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard. He certainly doesn't play a high-profile position like New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith.<p>However, what Lacy has over both Bernard and Smith is the fact that he's easily …

Football (U.S.)

Gay Boxer Orlando Cruz Will Wear Rainbow Shorts, Pink Gloves in World Title Bout

Orlando Cruz, who became the first openly gay boxer when he came out in 2012, will go into his fight for the featherweight world title wearing rainbow-colored shorts and pink gloves, according to Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports.<p>The boxer takes on Orlando Salido on the undercard of the Timothy Bradley …

Boxing

Big Ten's Jim Delany suggests NFL minor league amid pay-for-play debate

The Big Ten commissioner implies players should be able to jump straight from high school to the pros.<p>Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany has some strong opinions on compensation for college athletes and the NCAA. Delany doesn't want to pay athletes, but he does think establishing some sort of separate …

Wayne Rooney Comments Are Words of Warning over His Manchester United Future

Manchester United were crushed by rivals Manchester City on Sunday, and Wayne Rooney has made his feelings known—stating that the performance was "not good enough."<p>Those are words that could rattle the United hierarchy, given the turbulent few months the forward has recently gone through.<p>For much …

Soccer

Brazilian Team Fumes After Opposition Masseur Denies 2 Match-Winning Strikes

A team masseur who sneaked onto the pitch to deny two late goalscoring opportunities for the opposition has apologised for his actions.<p>Romildo Fonseca da Silva, masseur for Aparecidense in Brazil's fourth division, ran into the goalmouth in the dying minutes of his side's game against Tupi and …

Soccer

The NHL’s line of duty and the story of David Dziurzynski

Guys like David Dziurzynski aren't supposed to attract attention.<p>But there he was last March, seconds into his 10th NHL game, waiting for the puck to drop at the Air Canada Centre – a big, quiet 23-year-old from Lloydminster, Alta., who'd forced his way into hockey's spotlight despite going …

Ice Hockey

Terrelle Pryor Reportedly Drawing Skepticism from Some in Raiders Organization

The Oakland Raiders' 2013 season won't begin until Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis, but according to NFL.com's Michael Silver, the struggling franchise is already at odds over Terrelle Pryor.<p>The third-year quarterback has been named the team's starter, according to Vic Tafur of the <i>San Francisco</i> …

Football (U.S.)

What's Unsettled About The NFL Concussions Settlement

<b>by Arthur L. Caplan & Lee H. Igel</b> <b><br>The NYU Sports & Society Program</b><p>Many reactions to the announcement of a settlement between the NFL and 4500 former players who filed a concussion-related lawsuit are clear: the NFL won big.<p>The league agreed to a payout of $765 million for medical costs and related …

America's Most Dangerous Football Is in the Pee-Wee Leagues, Not the NFL

The United States of Football reveals the risks of football brain injuries, both among pros and in Pop Warner—where "our worst coaches are coaching the most critical position.”<p>Dr. Ann McKee, chief neuropathologist at Boston University who testified before a House Judiciary committee on football …

Aaron Rodgers' numbers say he's already among NFL's all-time greats

GREEN BAY Wis. — Aaron Rodgers is the highest-rated passer of all time.<p>Perhaps more impressive is the margin by which the Green Bay Packers quarterback leads the next best in NFL history.<p>Forty years have passed since the league adopted its current QB rating system. Some of the greatest quarterbacks …

Texans optimistic about Arian Foster

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak is optimistic about Arian Foster's progress despite the star running back's setback this week.<p>Asked if he …

MLB plans to intervene in Tampa Bay Rays stadium dispute

Bud Selig finds Tampa Bay's current impasse with city officials "very troubling" and plans to do something about it. Just what he can actually do is unclear.<p>Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that the Tampa Bay Rays' ongoing dispute with city officials about relocation is "very troubling," and …

NFL Hot Seat Watch Heading into Preseason Week 2

It's never too early for seats to start getting hot in the NFL.<p>Even though we're only starting the second week of the preseason we've seen enough from players and coaches to know whose seat is getting a little warm. Most of the following individuals on this list struggled mightily in their first …

Football (U.S.)

Cris Carter's top 10 NFL receivers

The first thing I noticed when putting together my list of the league's 10 best wide receivers is that size really does matter. I was a big receiver …

Packers Rookie Readies to Stop Colin Kaepernick and the Read-Option

By now, every Green Bay Packers fan probably sees the breakdowns their defense suffered in the playoffs against Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers in their sleep.<p>Packers general manager Ted Thompson, as usual, didn't overreact to a big playoff loss. But he did address the defensive side …

Football (U.S.)

The Jets quarterback controversy is the story we've all been waiting for

A wiser Mark Sanchez. Geno Smith in the read option. The New York Jets have a quarterback controversy, and it's a welcome sign that football is right around the corner.<p>Last year it was bounties and Gregg Williams' Power Point presentations that looked like they were made by PFT Commenter (no …