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One Man's Quest to Track Every NBA Shot Remade Basketball

<i>Editor's note: With the start of Olympic basketball medal rounds, WIRED is reprising this feature about how Kirk Goldsberry's obsession with</i> …

13 must-own apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.<p>From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.<p>We’ve collected the best of the best in this …

Latest college scandals again reveal folly of NCAA rules

Here is the early prediction on what will come – at least in terms of NCAA sanctions – from the accompanying Yahoo Sports story detailing how Luther …

Your 2013 iPhone Trade In Guide

On Tuesday, Sept. 10 Apple will unveil two new iPhones. When they do, millions will begin unloading their older handsets to get ready for the …

NFL teams may be on the verge of a data revolution.

<b>By Noah Davis</b><p>Leodis McKelvin is a busy man. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Troy product is in his sixth NFL season, starting at cornerback for the Buffalo …

NFL

Exclusive: Big Freedia, "Duffy" — This is How You Twerk

<b>Many people have become aware</b> of New Orleans bounce authority Big Freedia this week solely because of her association with Miley Cyrus' twerking trainwreck of a VMA performance. As NOLA's self-described Ambassador of Bounce, Big Freedia's been doing her thing — thunderclappin', wobblin', …

Chris Getz’s wife to be featured on ‘The Amazing Race’

Look for Chris Getz’s wife, Nicky, when CBS premieres this season’s edition of “The Amazing Race” on Sept. 29 — after the Royals close the regular …

TCU admits 11-year-old first-year student

Print Article<p>First-year student Carson Huey-You wants to become a quantum physicist. He scored a 1770 on the SAT, and he was co-valedictorian of his …

Keith Olbermann Ripped Apart Pete Prisco's Concussion Settlement Column

Two days ago, CBS Sports football columnist Pete Prisco wrote a column suggesting former NFL players are undeserving of the league’s $765 million …

Miley Cyrus called out in Fuse network's 'Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce' preview | NOLA.com

“Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce,” a new Fuse network docu-reality series starring the New Orleans hip-hop icon, is scheduled to premiere at 10 p.m. …

We should be talking about class in America as much as race issues

Much has been said about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's dream speech, and it has been said very eloquently. But as I re-read King's addresses, I can't help but think that if he were alive today, he would be preaching and organizing first and foremost about income inequality.<p>To be …

Everyone In The Tech And TV Industries Is Passing Around This Speech By Kevin Spacey

Everyone in the tech industry is passing around this video of Kevin Spacey talking about how Netflix (and other tech companies) will blow up the traditional TV industry.<p>In an edited version of Spacey's speech below, he touches on how Netflix, which has produced a handful of excellent original …

Entertainment

It hasn’t been smooth road for Chiefs QB Alex Smith

Alex Smith never expected this life. NFL quarterback? Yeah, right. He grew up smart, skinny and uncoordinated. When he was 14, his dad tried to talk …

Family Of Player Killed In Practice Sues NCAA, Coaches, Helmet Maker

A lawsuit filed by the family of a D3 football player killed during practice alleges that his coach ordered players to "lead with your head" in …

Is EA Sports revenue worth schools' risk?

The future of EA Sports in the college football video game market is seemingly a work in progress. The NCAA, SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 have all …

Hurricane Katrina 'message in a bottle' comes home to New Orleans, nearly 8 years later | NOLA.com

Angela Caballeros, 22, stands in her family’s living room in Broadmoor looking out the front door. Her mother and her grandmother are there, too. …

The NCAA needs a Director of Common Sense and Decency

Dick Vitale asked Gary Parrish to help spread the word about the 'unfair' decisions from the NCAA regarding Donte Hill and Kerwin Okoro. So that's …

Struggling small colleges are using lure of sports programs to maintain, increase enrollments

Brennan Azinger harbors no dreams of making it to the major leagues. In fact, if it weren't for a friend at a small college in Nebraska putting in a good word for him with the baseball coach, he wouldn't be playing beyond high school.<p>The coach invited the first baseman from Logan, Iowa, for a …

Emilio Bonifacio offers Royals versatility on the field, in the batting order

Emilio Bonifacio joined the Royals last Wednesday but didn’t join the team until Friday’s five-game series opener in Detroit.<p>That made Tuesday’s …

SEC basketball schedules reveal who the conference and TV are banking on in 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- You can learn a lot about basketball teams by TV schedules. The expectations and interests of the SEC and its TV networks were …

Eight minutes of scrimmage ends eligibility for ODU's Donte Hill

It seems an unfair scenario, but this is the rule the NCAA has in place: Play in any organized games while eligible, and you use up a year of …