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Lollapalooza 2013 Sweepstakes

For over 20 years, Lollapalooza has established itself as America's preeminent music festival. Once a traveling road show bringing the best bands …

Glastonbury 2013: Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons Anchor Return

U.K. fest roars back with memorable sets after a year off<p>It was highly appropriate that Glastonbury Festival 2013 ended with an all-star version of …

Mick Jagger

13 Dumbest Band Names in Rock History

From Hoobastank to Natalie Portman's Shaved Head<p>It's not easy to pick a band name. After 60 years of rock & roll, everything has been taken. There's …

Keyboards

Bob Dylan's 1965 Newport Folk Festival Electric Guitar Going to Auction

Rocker recently settled legal dispute with owner of instrument<p>The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan played during his legendary electric set at the …

Music Festivals

Flashback: Watch the Smiths Play Their Third Concert

Watch early versions of Smiths classics on this remarkable document<p>Very few rock groups are born fully formed. Even the greats often take years to …

Indie Music

Bob Dylan Parts Ways With Touring Guitarist Duke Robillard

Former sideman Charlie Sexton is back in the band<p>Duke Robillard seems to have parted ways with Bob Dylan, just three months after the blues guitarist …

Bob Dylan

Lock of Mick Jagger's Hair Fetches $6,000 in Auction

Hair sold by former girlfriend Chrissie Shrimpton for charity<p>Bidding for a lock of Mick Jagger's hair reached more than double the original estimate, …

Rock Music

Robert Plant Rearranges Led Zeppelin Classics at High Sierra Music

First U.S. festival for new band the Sensational Space Shifters<p>Robert Plant brought his current project, the Sensational Space Shifters, to their …

Rock Music

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Dumbest Band Name of All Time?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll<p>Earlier this week, we posted our list of the 13 dumbest band names in rock history. Needless to say, our …

Natalie Portman

NFL.com Removed Aaron Hernandez's Stats

Reuters/Dominick Reuter Deadspin points out that NFL.com has removed Aaron Hernandez's stats from their website:<p>This is pretty weird, considering Hernandez has been charged with first degree murder, but convicted of nothing. Even if he does get convicted, does that mean revisionist history is …

Aaron Hernandez

6 Damning Charts That Show You How Often NFL Players Get Arrested

Mario Wolf, an active Reddit user from Germany who goes by ChrisTroy , tried his hand at some data visualization of the constant prosecutorial attention endured by members of the NFL.<p>Basically, NFL players get arrested <i>a lot.</i><p>And certain teams have more players that spend a night in lockup than …

NFL

Tim Tebow Once Tried To Break Up A Bar Fight Between Aaron Hernandez And A Bouncer

Now, it appears that Tim Tebow was involved as well.<p>According to the Orlando Sentinel, Tebow tried to play peacemaker.<p>Hernandez was kicked out of the bar (The Swamp, in Gainesville) for refusing to pay for two drinks that he ordered, according to the police report.<p>When he got outside, the …

Tim Tebow

The 50 Most Influential People Behind The Scenes In Sports

Casting a wide net, we searched the sports world for the 50 most influential people who operate behind the scenes. There are presidents, owners, managers, coaches, agents, doctors and reporters.<p>These are the coaches who change the way the games are played, the commentators who shape the national …

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

How Much Money is a Sack Worth?

I realize it's draft season but I'm still working on building a salary database and combining it with performance statistics. Most of the work in …

Predicting Where Top Remaining NFL Free Agents Will Sign

Back on March 12, the NFL’s 2013 league year began and the free-agency period opened with a flurry of activity. Almost 17 weeks later, there are few certainties pertaining to the remaining players that are ready, willing and able to play in 2013 but are not on a roster.<p>It’s a buyer’s market, as …

Kaepernick defiant about Dolphins hat

On Friday, photos emerged of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wearing a Dolphins hat. It created a stir on a fairly slow news day, but nothing all …

Vereen getting looks outside for Patriots

Considering their big-money wide receiver contract this offseason went to the oft-injured Danny Amendola and not Wes Welker, there are reasonable …

Ernest Wallace is on his way to Massachusetts

The man most recently arrested in connection with the murder of Odin Lloyd is making his way back to the state where it happened.<p>Via the <i>Boston …

Under-the-Radar NFL Players Sure to Make Serious Noise in 2013-14

Every year in the NFL, there are a number of under-the-radar players who come out of nowhere to make serious noise and burst onto the scene with flair and gusto.<p>Think about last year, when unknown talents such as running back Alfred Morris (Redskins), cornerback Cary Williams (Ravens), receiver …