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Cowboys' McClain gets 10-game suspension, Lawrence out 4

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Linebacker Rolando McClain was suspended 10 games Thursday for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as …

NFL

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

Rap artists bristle at 'antiquated' NYPD comments about concert shooting

New York is the home of hip-hop, one of the most dominant cultural movements in America, but the head of the city’s police department has blamed rap music for a fatal shooting, sparking outrage from scholars and artists.<p>Crown Heights rapper Troy Ave has been charged with attempted murder for his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Derrick Rose to undergo MRI on sore right knee

TORONTO -- Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will undergo an MRI on Monday on a sore right knee. Rose missed his third consecutive game on …

Uber SPOT lights will help you see which driver is waiting for you

How many times have you mistaken an unsuspecting stranger’s car for your Uber? Regardless of knowing the license plate number and car model, it’s not always easy to pick out the right car in a row of traffic.<p>To save you the embarrassment of hopping into and then straight back out of someone else’s …

License Plates

Ford Brings Siri Eyes Free Support to 5 Million Vehicles Dating Back to 2011

While many carmakers are starting to roll out support for Apple's CarPlay in-vehicle functionality, an older Siri Eyes Free feature is also designed to help minimize driver distraction by using Siri voice recognition and spoken responses to allow drivers to interact with an iPhone without needing …

Siri

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

Wellness

The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Buddhism

You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human …

Social Entrepreneur: 'I Learned To Manage Stress Instead Of Stress Managing Me'

Social Entrepreneur Doron Libshtein, a former Microsoft executive, speaks a language that sounds downright foreign in a business context, but his current crowdfunding campaign has raised over $100,000, suggesting he’s tapping into something real.<p>Libshtein recently wrote, “My mission is to bring a …

Social Entrepreneurship

White Label App for Hip-Hop Should be Made for Every Genre

White Label is a music discovery app that charts the most popular hip-hop being listened to and discussed online daily.<p>The app works by monitoring engagement between Twitter and SoundCloud hourly, allowing you to scroll down from a song you are playing to see ongoing discussions via Twitter. You …

Apps

Ravens reportedly tipped off Colts about possible ball deflation by Patriots

If the New England Patriots are found to be responsible for deflating balls below the minimum pressure per square inch required by the NFL, they reportedly have their two AFC playoff opponents to thank for it.<p>Fox Sports reported Tuesday that the Baltimore Ravens tipped off the Indianapolis Colts …

LeBron James Recruited Ray Allen to Join the Cavs While in Miami

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James didn’t just recently go to Miami to recover from injuries; he also used the trip to South Beach to try and …

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

*Soak these veggies in lemon juice or vinegar for two hours before eating, or steam, boil, or poach, them to reduce oxalate, a chemical that Asprey believes is linked to inflammation.<p><b>Fats</b><br>Avocado oil<br>Cacao butter (the edible form of cocoa butter)<br>Cod liver oil<br>Fish oil<br>Grass-fed animal fat (bone marrow, …

Empire State of Mind: The First 3 Episodes See Plot Lines From News & Rumors Surrounding Dr. Dre, Jay Z, Lupe Fiasco & More

Television’s first great hour-long musical drama of 2015, <i>Empire</i>, has become a water cooler conversation initiator after making its debut earlier this …

Rap & Hip-Hop

XXL Rounds Up 25 Cash Money Artists Who Never Released An Album On The Label

Although Lil Wayne brought a great deal of attention to Cash Money Records late last year when he revealed that the label was stalling the release of</i> …

Georgetown throttles No. 4 Villanova 78-58

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown beat Villanova — ranked No. 4 in the country — to move into first place in the Big East, a victory some students deemed …

Georgetown Hoyas

Common – beef, rhymes and life

<i>Taken from the August 2007 issue of Dazed & Confused:</i><p>“I was raised with my mother and grandmother on the South side of Chicago in a lower-middle-class area. I started in a public school and then my mum moved me to a private one when the schools went on strike. My mother remarried when I was eight. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Orleans Pelicans' 2015 Trade Deadline Shopping List

Link to Media<p>With the NBA trade deadline nearly a month away, the New Orleans Pelicans' front office—specifically general manager Dell Demps—has some work to do.<p>Well, <i>more</i> work, that is.<p>Austin Rivers was dealt to the Boston Celtics as a part of a three-team trade on Jan. 11. The deal, according to …

NBA

East-West Shrine Game 2015 preview

Kentucky defensive end Za'Darius Smith has a chance to stand out at the Shrine Game while Josh Shaw of Southern California has a shot at redemption.<p>It is officially all-star season in college football. Last week was the Medal of Honor Bowl, next week is the Senior Bowl and taking center stage this …

NFL

2015 NFL mock draft: And now Jameis Winston at No. 1

This week's fake draft scenario involves the controversial Florida State quarterback getting taken by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the first overall pick.<p>With the 2015 NFL Draft not starting for another 107 days, we're still working our way through different scenarios with these mock drafts. Last …

NFL

Hank Aaron in bidding for Hawks

Former baseball home run king and Atlanta icon Hank Aaron has joined a group of current owners from the NBA, Major League Soccer and Italian soccer's …

Dez Bryant was robbed of a catch and we're being robbed of football

There is much consternation, despair, and glee surrounding Dez Bryant’s miraculous catch – not catch – which doomed the Dallas Cowboys.<p>NFL Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino attempted to explain.<p>That of course, is the rule. If a player goes to the ground in the process of making a catch, …

Dez Bryant

Lakers may consider shutting down Kobe Bryant after All-Star break

Bryant sat out Sunday for the sixth time in 11 games and Byron Scott says he wants to make sure the team's star is healthy for next year.<p>While there are no plans to do so right now, Lakers head coach Byron Scott acknowledged Sunday that the team may consider sitting Kobe Bryant down at some point …

Basketball

NHL power rankings: Rangers are red hot, Nicklas Backstrom emerging as Capitals' best player

The Rangers and Capitals have moved into playoff spots, while the Wild and Senators fall further from contention.<p>NHL All-Star rosters will always be received with a certain level of criticism. There are rarely (if ever) enough spots for all the deserving nominees, and some are bound to miss the cut …

NHL

This Is the Most Insane Basketball Shot You'll See All Season

Even if you’re not much of a basketball fan, you’ll agree that this trick shot is <i>crazy</i>. At Friday’s night NBA game between the Utah Jazz and the …

The explosive plays that powered the Colts, Packers to playoff wins

Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck came up big Sunday in the NFL playoffs, powering their teams to wins.<p>The NFL Divisional round is in the rear-view mirror and the Packers and Colts emerged victorious Sunday to move forward to the conference championship games. Here's a quick snapshot of some of the …

NFL

Lions' loss haunts Bill Ford Jr.

Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford Jr. said he doesn't know if he will ever be able to move past the team's latest playoff loss.<p>"I'm still getting …

Bills hire former Jets boss Rex Ryan as head coach | Reuters

(Reuters) - The Buffalo Bills named Rex Ryan as their new head coach on Monday in hopes the former New York Jets coach can help the team snap the longest current playoff drought in the National Football League.<p>Dec 21, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan walks off the …

NFL