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Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva: The Very Best Novelty Fight the UFC Can Make

The UFC's novelty circuit is alive and well.<p>Truly, don't cry for it. Yes, it lost Rich Franklin earlier this year. Then it lost Chael Sonnen just as Uncle P. was riding in to reinforce it. It was robbed of Chris Leben before he even got there. Vitor Belfort is still getting title fights.<p>I know it …

Chelsea v Paris St-Germain: Jose Mourinho predicts Blue heaven at the Bridge in the Champions League

Chelsea manager confident his team will overturn 3-1 first-leg deficit to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League<p>Jose Mourinho has boldly declared that <b>Chelsea</b> will overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit and knock <b>Paris St-Germain</b> out of the <b>Champions League</b> on Tuesday night.<p>The Chelsea manager …

Soccer

Chelsea v Paris Saint-Germain: Jose Mourinho's team must draw on spirit of 2012 in the Champions League

Chelsea need to show the fighting spirit that has won them the Champions League and Europa League in the past two seasons if they want to remain in this year's competition<p>Not with a whimper. Please, don’t go out with a whimper. If <b>Chelsea</b>’s European season is to end on Tuesday evening, so …

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Kevin McHale Has Enormous Expectations for Dwight Howard and Rockets

Dwight Howard's decision to join the Houston Rockets has plenty of Space City residents excited about the franchise's prospects in the near future, and head coach Kevin McHale might have the highest hopes of all.<p>According to Michael Wallace of ESPN, McHale said of his expectations for a Howard-led …

Most Impressive Records in All of World Football

Football is an extraordinary sport populated by remarkable athletes.<p>In every single match they are capable of producing memorable moments.<p>However, there are some moments that elevate beyond the ordinary and pass into the realm of the immortal. These are the players, goals and achievements that are …

Picking the Best U.S. Lineup to Take On Belize in Gold Cup

On Tuesday night, the United States Men’s National Team will begin its CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign, taking on Belize at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Oregon.<p>The game comes just four days after the USMNT destroyed Guatemala 6-0 in a friendly to warm-up for the tournament.<p>Here is the best U.S. lineup to …

Which Position Is More Important in Today's NFL: Slot Receiver or Running Back?

As NFL offenses continue to evolve and become more dynamic, there is more expected out of running backs and slot receivers. Twenty years ago, there wouldn't even have been a discussion as to which position is more important, as running backs would have won by a landslide.<p>However, in today's NFL, a …

NFL Teams on the Rise Heading into 2013

Hope springs eternal for every fanbase when NFL training camps start, but there are certain teams that aren't getting catfished.<p>That's right, that was an MTV reference in the opening sentence of a sports article.<p>But admit it, it worked.<p>There are teams that come out of nowhere every year and …

With Howard and Iguodala Moving On, Orlando Magic Officially Win Summer of 2012

The Orlando Magic dealt from a position of weakness when they shipped out a discontented Dwight Howard in a massive four-team trade on August 10, 2012. But less than a year later, they find themselves in the more enviable position than any of the other participants in the deal.<p>Former Magic head …

Liverpool Reportedly Reject £30 Million Arsenal Offer for Striker Luis Suarez

Liverpool have rejected a £30 million offer from Arsenal for striker Luis Suarez, according to Paul Joyce in the <i>Daily Express</i>.<p>The Uruguay international expressed his desire to leave the Anfield club earlier this summer, as Andy Hunter of <i>The Guardian</i> highlighted last month.<p>According to Joyce, a …

Apple accused of patent abuse over Siri

Apple has been accused of copyright infringement over their Siri voice technology by a Chinese company, a Shanghai court has heard.<p>The Chinese company, Zhizhen Network Technology Co, claimed that Apple's Siri is a copycat of their voice technology "Xiao i Robot", and accused the US technology giant …

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Finnish startup Adaia set to launch $1,300 Android phone in 2014

Nokia's turmoils and subsequent mass layoffs have freed up plenty of smart people in the Finnish workforce to do their own thing. Rovio with Angry Birds, Jolla with Sailfish and now Adaia. The 16-person startup, led by former Nokia employee Heikki Sarajärvi, has revealed that it plans to launch a …

LG G2 to be the first phone with 3GB of RAM, followed by Note 3 - report

The LG G2, the successor to the Optimus G2, shapes up to be one beast of a phone. The new Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 stole a bit of its limelight by being the world’s first LTE-Advanced device, but LG will still have one “first” to boast about – the world’s first phone with 3GB of …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft drops Facebook and Flickr photo integration from Windows 8.1, recommends official apps

One of the selling points of Windows Phone is the tight social integration and ability to pull photos from Facebook into the built-in photo application. Microsoft mimicked this same functionality in Windows 8, but it appears the company is removing some of it for Windows 8.1. Although the photos …

Samsung’s first Tizen OS handsets reportedly delayed by two months

Samsung’s first device running the Tizen operating system, an open-source Android alternative jointly developed by Samsung and Intel, has reportedly been delayed from its planned August launch to October. Korean site <i>iNews24</i> (via <i>Techmeme</i>) says that the main reason for the delay is issues with the …

iPhone takes top customer satisfaction slot in Samsung’s home turf of South Korea (Update: iPad too)

Update: The iPad too!<p>In news that will doubtless be causing some red faces at Samsung, <i>The Loop</i> reports that the iPhone got the highest score for overall customer satisfaction in a survey of 44,168 smartphone owners in South Korea.<p>Apple scored 52 percent against Samsung’s 50 and LG’s 46. Apple also …

Yahoo buys video app Qwiki

Yahoo has bought Qwiki, an app for creating videos on iPhones, as part of its push into the mobile market.<p>The app, which allows Apple iPhone users to turn photos, music and videos into slideshow videos, is the latest in a series of purchases for Yahoo.<p>Yahoo did not reveal how much they paid for …

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Clinton's answer to has-been charge

Republicans in search of an attack line against Hillary Clinton have begun to cast her as a tired relic of the past — an implicit contrast to their own bench of up-and-comers like hip hop-listening Marco Rubio and libertarian-leaning Rand Paul.<p>But Democrats are confident that giving voters the …

'Turn Texas blue' plan meets abortion

Democrats are gearing up to spend millions of dollars to “turn Texas blue” by bringing in a new generation of Latino voters.<p>So when an abortion fight flared in Austin this summer, it seemed the stars had aligned — liberals had a hot-button cause to galvanize new supporters who just might stick …

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Google Maps Highlights Street View of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley

Google has taken its Maps street view team to London to capture a 360-degree view of the magical world of Harry Potter. Google Map users can now visit the set on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour in the UK to view Diagon Alley, the marketplace made famous by J.K. Rowling’s novel about the boy …

Marco van Ginkel promised star role after agreeing £9m Chelsea move

José Mourinho personally assured Marco van Ginkel that he would be granted significant first-team football with Chelsea to convince the Holland …

Arsenal: Gonzalo Higuain Could Finally Replace Robin Van Persie

According to a report by Sid Lowe in <i>The Guardian</i>, Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is “on the verge” of completing a £23 million move to Arsenal.<p>If Higuain does join the Gunners, it will shatter more than just their transfer record. It will also destroy the prevailing perception that Arsenal are …

iPhone 5 The ‘Most Hated Handset’, Galaxy S4 The Most Loved [Report]

Apple’s iPhone 5 is “the most hated handset” currently available, receiving the most criticism on social networks, reports British tabloid <i>The Daily</i> …

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There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …