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The Evolution of the Bitch

It used to be the ultimate insult, but today, the word "bitch" is said freely on TV shows and sung in songs on the radio. In a world of bad bitches and basic bitches alike, what the hell does "bitch" mean anymore?<p>It's the original insult. It needs no introduction, no following; it works as a …

LeBron falters in emotional return to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began.<p>He's home.<p>Introduced to a …

Justin Forsett returns to practice, fantasy owners can relax

Forsett was back at practice Thursday and his ankle injury should be minor. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett returned to practice on Thursday, getting in a limited session. Forsett was held out of Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury, but it's …

Beckenbauer added to FIFA investigation list

FIFA lifted a new corner of its veil of secrecy Wednesday by revealing that German football great Franz Beckenbauer and world body vice president Maria Villar Llona have been investigated.<p>It said inquiries against the two are in the hands of the FIFA ethics committee's court for a decision.<p>The two …

Corruption

David Backes Injury: Updates on Blues Star's Concussion and Return

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Saturday, Nov. 1</b><p>The St. Louis Blues provide an update on David Backes' injury:<p><b>Updates from Friday, Oct. 31</b><p>Andy Strickland of 550 KTRS Radio has an update on David Backes' status:<p>The Blues had more on Backes:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>The St. Louis Blues have struggled out of the gate …

Ice Hockey

Don't call Timex's Ironman One GPS+ a 'smartwatch' (hands-on)

The last time we thought about Timex, we were still using landlines and adjusting the tracking on the VCR so that <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze</i> would display properly. Remember "Indiglo"? That's still a thing, apparently! Anyway, Timex is making a smartwatch, though it's …

Instagram launches video ads today

Tim Cook: “I’m Proud To Be Gay,” And Helping Others Is Worth Trading Personal Privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Businessweek with an essay he penned himself acknowledging that he is gay, saying that despite valuing personal privacy, he has decided to openly state his sexual preference in order to hopefully help others who might be struggling with their own identity, or with …

Back injury keeps Tony Romo out against Cardinals

The Dallas Cowboys are about to learn if they are good enough to win without quarterback Tony Romo.<p>The back injury the Cowboys' quarterback suffered Monday night against Washington will keep him out of Sunday's game against the blitz-happy Arizona Cardinals, the NFL Network reported Sunday morning. …

Rocket explosion may imperil commercial spaceflight

Experts wonder if Orbital Sciences Corp. has the right stuff to meet NASA’s goal of outsourcing orbital flights<p>Lee Billings<p>November 2, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>When, seconds after liftoff on October 28, an Antares rocket built by the Orbital …

Celtics sign up for grit, teamwork

In recent seasons, the Boston Celtics have followed a common NBA practice and installed a pull-down screen to hide their locker room whiteboard from …

ISIS targets Sunni tribe in Iraq

They were taken from their homes, some pulled from their beds, in the middle of the night.<p>They were fathers, brothers and sons, members of the U.S.-allied Albu Nimr tribe -- the Sunni clan considered among the last holdouts against ISIS in Iraq's western desert.<p>About 50 members of the tribe were …

Halloween Fails to Scare Up Business at the Box Office

Halloween wasn’t so hot at the box office this weekend.<p>Box office revenue was down 40 percent over last year, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, …