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Kobe Bryant Gets A $24 Million Check Today Because Of A Quirk In His Contract

The Los Angeles Lakers star will receive 80% of his $30.5 million salary today in one lump sum payment today, Eric Pincus of the LA Times reports.<p>That means he'll get a check for $24,363,044.<p>NBA players typically get paid bi-weekly during the season, but they have the right to negotiate a different …

Dwyane Wade

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Will Kevin Durant Follow the LeBron James Path to First NBA Title?

Kevin Durant wants what LeBron James has and to get it, he may have to pull a LeBron of his own.<p>Free agency is a lifetime away for the Durantula. He won't hit the open market until 2016, at which point he could have already led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a championship or two (or three). Winning …

Basketball

Notre Dame Football Player Hits Trick Shot in Locker Room, Players Go Nuts

Notre Dame players try various trick shots in the locker room with a ping pong ball. When wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. flawlessly sinks it, his teammates go nuts and linebacker Romeo Okwara celebrates by dunking his head in one of the hot tubs.<p>Hat tip to College Spun for the find.

College Football

The NCAA's targeting rule is a disaster, but don't blame the officials

Rules must change in order to make players safer, but handing out 15-yard penalties for not doing anything wrong isn't the way to do it. And it's not the referee's fault, anyway.<p>Saturday was the day that anyone still on the fence realized that defensive players are subject to arbitrary sanctions …

World Series 2013 Game 1 National Anthem: Mary J. Blige to Kick off Fall Classic

The 2013 Fall Classic between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox will start with a bang, as nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer Mary J. Blige will perform the National Anthem before Game 1 from Fenway Park.<p>The MLB announced the news on Twitter:<p>Blige is no stranger to the big stage and is …

Baseball

Nerlens Noel injury: 76ers rookie may miss season with torn ACL

The Sixers could be without first round pick Nerlens Noel this season.<p>Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Nerlens Noel may miss the entire 2013-14 season with a torn ACL suffered in February as a member of the Kentucky Wildcats. Sixers coach Brett Brown suggested to reporters on Monday that rehab on …

Cee Lo Green Charged With Giving a Woman Ecstasy

'The Voice' host was charged with furnishing a controlled substance, a felony offense<p>The Los Angeles district attorney's office announced today that …

Crime

Twitter Shutting Down #Music App

Six months ago, Twitter launched its #music app, a recommendation service that shows users what's trending and what their contacts are listening to. Now, <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> reports that the app is shutting down.<p>The <i>Times</i>' source says the company is planning to rethink its music strategy going forward. …

Bruce Willis Joins The Men Of SNL For A Boy Dance Party

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The Week in Nostalgia: ‘SNL’ Launches, O’Reilly Debuts & More (VIDEO)

The week in pop-culture history: the first ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘American Bandstand’ debuts, and more.<p>What happened this week in pop-culture …

Do pretty people have an advantage in the office? Yep. Here's why.

Economist and author Alison Wolf explained to the <i>Daily Mail</i> why being good-looking is truly an advantage at work -- because yes, it's actually a …

People Skills

Marvel's AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Gets Full Season Order!

A Drunk Australian Woman Watched ‘Braveheart’ And Attacked Her Neighbors With A Sword

While it’s not exactly as light-hearted as some topless prostitutes reenacting scenes, a woman on Chevron Island in Australia took Braveheart impressions to a whole new level back in May when she reportedly chased her neighbors around with a sword. Except, this wasn’t just a story of “Haha, it’s …

Little Lakers Fan Breaks It Down During Preseason Game

Link to Media<p>NBA preseason is underway, and one little Lakers fan clearly worked on his moves in the offseason.<p>Hat tip to Lakeshow Gold

Basketball

On the Charts: Justin Timberlake Debuts at Number One Again

Drake, Lorde round out the top three<p>Uh-oh, a blip! And not in the right direction. Track download sales have been down three percent for much of this …

Music

J. Cole Calls SoundCloud Rappers 'Exaggerated Versions Of Black Stereotypes'

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>TRL<p>"It's been said the worst prisons are the ones …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

The Government Shut Down My Job: How 3 Employees Are Spending Their Time Off

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>What do you do with an unpaid, extended leave from work when the whole country has an opinion about it? We asked three …

Tim Tebow Would Be Instant Upgrade for Jacksonville Jaguars

Tim Tebow isn't a good NFL quarterback, but he's better than anyone currently on the roster for the Jacksonville Jaguars.<p>Heading into Week 5, the Jaguars have displayed a level of futility to rival the 2008 Detroit Lions, losing their first four games by an average of 24.5 points per game.<p>The …

Football (U.S.)

Oakland Raiders Fans Will Honor the Memory of Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend

A week after San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o made his NFL debut, Oakland Raiders fans in the "Black Hole" section of O.co Coliseum will honor the memory of his late, fake girlfriend on Sunday during the two teams' Week 5 matchup.<p>It was only a matter of time before this happened.<p>They also …

Football (U.S.)

Josh Duhamel Cuddles Up to Baby Boy Axl to Watch Football: Picture

Football fan in the making! Proud daddy <b>Josh Duhamel</b> shared an adorable picture of his baby boy <b>Axl Jack</b> via Instagram on Sunday, Oct. 6. The <i>Safe Haven</i> …

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