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Sergio Henao to lead Team Sky challenge at Vuelta a España

Sergio Henao will spearhead a cosmopolitan Team Sky squad at the Vuelta a España, which begins on Saturday. The 25-year-old Colombian is regarded as one of the top climbers in the sport and has been chosen as the leader of a nine-strong group which also includes Edvald Boasson Hagen, Dario Cataldo, …

Neil Young and Crazy Horse scrap concert dates in the US and Canada

Band cancels tour as guitarist Frank 'Poncho' Sampedro recovers from a broken hand<p>Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled the remainder of their world tour after an injury stalled their European concerts earlier this month. Guitarist Frank "Poncho" Sampedro is recovering from a broken hand, …

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Prog Rock Album of the 1970s?

Prog rock has been around for four decades, but most people feel the genre reached its peak in the 1970s. King Crimson's debut LP hit in October of …

Music

Alabama gets all but two first-place votes in AP Poll

For the second time since 2010, Alabama is the No. 1 team in both the preseason Associated Press and USA TODAY Sports Coaches Polls.<p>The Crimson Tide, winners of the past two BCS National Championships and three of the past four, received 58 of 60 first-place votes in The Associated Press poll …

Foo Fighters Rehearsing for New Album, Says Guitarist

Midway through a cover of the Buck Owens tune "King of Fools," Chris Shiflett glimpses at an audience member watching television near the bar. When …

Foo Fighters

Saints Row 4 GameStop pre-orders let you play as Obama, Bush, more

<i>Saints Row 4</i>'s user-created protagonist plays the role of the President of the United States, but people who pre-order the open-world parody from GameStop or EB Games will be able to play as actual U.S. presidents.<p>Those who pre-order the game and pick it up by Aug. 22 — within 48 hours of its Aug. …

Dwyane Wade excited for Greg Oden era in Miami

Greg Oden's knees are a huge question mark, but Dwyane Wade is excited about the Heat's acquisition of Oden and says the big man has done a great job getting back into shape.<p>Dwyane Wade knows a thing or two about knee injuries and the kind of impact they can have on a player's game, but that's not …

Microsoft killing Games for Windows Live store on August 22nd

Microsoft is shutting down its Games for Windows Live marketplace on August 22nd. In a support note on the company's Xbox site, Microsoft reveals that its Points system and PC Marketplace will be closed, meaning Games for Windows Live users will no longer be able to purchase games. The client …

Associated Press News

76ers owner Josh Harris buys Devils

NEWARK, N.J. -- The new owners of the New Jersey Devils are keeping longtime executive Lou Lamoriello in charge of hockey operations, bringing in a …

New Jersey

Is Voyager 1 still in our solar system? NASA doesn't know

In March, more than 35 years after leaving Earth, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft traveled beyond our solar system and into a new frontier — interstellar space. Or well, maybe not. Shortly after NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced that Voyager 1 had broken into uncharted territory, the original …

Flashback: The Band Cover Bruce Springsteen

The Band may have said farewell at <i>The Last Waltz</i> in 1976, but just seven years later, they were back on the road. Guitarist Robbie Robertson declined …

Music

Suns unveil new uniforms

The Suns held a press conference turned fashion show to introduce the world to their new home, away and alternate jerseys. Yes, the alternates are sleeved.<p>The Phoenix Suns revealed their new home, away and alternate jerseys for the 2013-2014 NBA season in a live streamed press conference Thursday …

'Thor: The Dark World' Reshoots Give More Screen Time to Loki – /Film

If that thunderous reception in Hall H was any indication, Loki, the villain of <i>Thor</i> and <i>The Avengers</i>, is every bit as popular as any of Marvel’s …

KISS is bringing pro football back to Los Angeles

KISS, nearing its 40th anniversary, prides itself on appealing to rock-and-roll fans from every strata of society – provided they enjoy anthemic arena rock and elaborate live shows performed by men in heavy makeup and shoulder pads.<p>Founding members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley hope to establish a …

The Who: Who's Next

<i>Who's Next,</i> regardless of what you may have been led to believe to the contrary, is neither the soundtrack to the realization of Pete Townshend's …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Kobe Bryant reacts to projection

Kobe Bryant might have a little motivation to make the Los Angeles Lakers a contender in the Western Conference.<p>After ESPN.com posted projections for …

Wayne Rooney Is Set on Leaving Manchester United for Chelsea

Wayne Rooney's agent, Paul Stretford, was the man who orchestrated my moves from Nottingham Forest to Liverpool—for a British transfer record fee—and from Liverpool to Aston Villa.<p>He is a very shrewd operator, and Rooney has become hugely reliant on him. Take the example of Rooney going to buy a …

Soccer

Bruce Springsteen Confirms 2014 Tour Dates

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have confirmed their plans to return to Australia and New Zealand for a string of concerts in February and …

11 Reasons Why The Eagles Will End Up In The Dustbin Of Musical History

The Eagles have released a new documentary that tells the history of the band.<p>We're going to pass.<p>They are objectively one of the most successful bands ever. They've sold 100 million albums, and their first greatest hits album is the best-selling album of all time in North America.<p>Yet the music …

Stone Temple Pilots sue Scott Weiland

One week ago today, Stone Temple Pilots took the stage at KROQ’s Weenie Roast accompanied by a new singer, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, …

WWE 2K14 slated for October 29 release

2K Sports' upcoming professional wrestling game WWE 2K14 has been scheduled for an October 29 release on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, parent company Take-Two Interactive has announced.<p>The date was unveiled in Take-Two Interactive's report for the 2013 fiscal year ending March 31. WWE 2K14 is …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

Jimi Hendrix Experience<p>Reprise 1967<p>Every idea we have of the guitarist as groundbreaking individual artist comes from this record. It's what Britain …

Guitar

Knicks outmuscled, outplayed by Pacers in Game 3; trail 2-1 in second-round series

The final score may have looked considerably smaller than the Knicks' 102-95 Game 1 loss to the Indiana Pacers, but their 82-71 Game 3 loss in …

Jimi Hendrix: People, Hell & Angels

Jimi Hendrix made three historic studio albums in 1967 and '68. He spent the rest of his life laboring and failing to finish a fourth. But it was a …

Guitar

Chris Evans Discusses CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

New Release Dates for 300 Sequel and ALL YOU NEED IS KILL