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30 Great Songs by Terrible Artists

Pretty much every good band has written its fair share of bad songs — for every “Eleanor Rigby” there’s an “Octopus’s Garden”; for every “Famous Blue …

Music

Patriots: Vince Wilfork Writes Heartfelt Letter in Wake of Achilles Surgery

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork recently underwent season-ending surgery to fix a torn Achilles. On Tuesday he tweeted out a message to his fans and supporters.<p>Here's a copy of the text:<p>I just want to thank everyone for your support and encouragement. Bianca is making sure I see …

Korean GP Future in Doubt for 2014

The future of the Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix is in doubt with its promoter declaring the country’s chances of remaining on the calendar for 2014 as “fifty-fifty.” James Galloway of Sky Sports reported the news.<p>Race officials are working on improving their current contract and have not ruled out …

Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Score, Grades and Analysis

Apparently, the Pittsburgh Pirates weren't just content with making the playoffs.<p>Behind a gem of a pitching performance from Francisco Liriano and a two-homer night from Russell Martin, the Pirates defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 in the National League Wild Card Game at PNC Park on Tuesday evening.<p>…

Louisiana prisoner released after 41 years in solitary

A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released from prison late on Tuesday, his lawyers said.<p>Late on Tuesday, US district chief judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge denied the state's motion seeking to block his earlier order …