Archive for March 2014

Ringo Starr taps Joe Walsh and Steve Lukather for new album

Those wondering why the recent televised Beatles tribute featured the likes of Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh and Toto mainstay Steve Lukather so prominently may now have their answer: they’re both a part of the new solo album which Beatles drummer Ringo Starr is in the process of recording. A recent group “selfie” posted from the…

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Heat-Pacers delivers physical, short-handed playoff preview

The Miami Heat narrowly lost to the Indiana Pacers last night in what felt like the first real playoff preview of the 2013-2014 NBA season, not simply because the two teams are likely to meet in the Eastern Conference finals, but because they both played with all the intensity that the last few playoff series…

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Facebook acquires company led by Marc Andreessen and John Carmack

Facebook has acquired virtual reality company Oculus Rift, but what it acquired for its two billion dollars may be less important than whom it acquired. Buzz is quickly building across the tech industry as to just what Mark Zuckerberg and company might have in store for the technology, as VT gaming appears to have little…

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New York Mets apologize for Dice-KKK remark

Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka began his game perfectly yesterday, but the New York Mets turned it into an error. After the starting pitcher struck out the first three batters he faced, the team attempted to combine the “K” abbreviation for strikeout with his nickname by labeling him “Dice-KKK” on Twitter – thereby making an unwitting reference…

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Richie Incognito to Jonathan Martin: “Call me”

If the NFL bullying saga between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin was supposed to end when the latter was traded to the San Francisco 49ers, someone forgot to tell the former. Late last night Incognito used his Twitter account in a public attempt at reaching out to Martin in the name of burying the hatchet.…

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Miami Heat ekes past old friend Mike Miller and Memphis Grizzlies

The Miami Heat came from behind to eke out a victory over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies despite the fact that its “Big Three” turned in a collectively subpar performance, and the fact that one of its key role players from its consecutive championship runs was playing for the opposite team. Miami began the evening by…

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