10 things about Jay Gruden, new Redskins coach

In 1991, the last NFL season that ended with a Washington Redskins Super Bowl title, Jay Gruden drew his first paycheck in professional football, as quarterback of the minor league Barcelona Dragons of the World League of American Football. In the In 1991, the last NFL season that ended with a Washington Redskins Super Bowl … Read more

James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State

It'd be surprising if Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams was right about this, but he anticipates James Franklin to be coaching the Commodores for their season opener against Temple later this year. CBS Sports' Bruce Feldman first reported Williams confirmed to the paper that Franklin has a residence in Destin; a private plane — with … Read more

Giant squid hoax, and other large creatures that aren't fake

The original photo, however, does not include the image of a giant squid, but that of a normal-sized whale which washed up on a beach in Chile in 2011. In an article entitled “Whale found dead in Chile,” 4thmedia.org (citing  Some people logged onto their computers Thursday morning and discovered an amazing story circulating on … Read more

Amiri Baraka's Legacy Both Controversial And Achingly Beautiful

Amiri Baraka died today. He was an controversial writer, and is heavily associated with the civil rights movement. He is probably best known for his poetry, and was New Jersey's poet laureate in 2002 and 2003. But Baraka  Never shy about his revolutionary views, Amiri Baraka gave New Jersey's governor fair warning of possible fireworks … Read more

BBWAA bans Dan Le Batard from Hall of Fame voting

The Baseball Writers' Association of America on Thursday permanently stripped Dan Le Batard of his Hall of Fame vote for handing his ballot to Deadspin as a prank designed to mock the voting process. In a statement, the writers' association said that Dan Le Batard, the Hall of Fame voter who gave his ballot to … Read more

Northern lights may make rare appearance in parts of US

The northern lights didn't make a hoped for appearance Thursday morning but could appear Thursday night, a NASA expert says. The aurora borealis isn't usually visible in the continental United States. However a solar storm on Tuesday may have been big  The massive flare that erupted from the sun on Tuesday could bring beautiful displays … Read more

Now that Devyani Khobragade is leaving the US, is this the end of US-India …

The envoy, Devyani Khobragade, was granted diplomatic immunity Wednesday by the U.S. State Department, which then asked India to waive the immunity, so that she could be prosecuted. That request was refused. The State Department then told  The envoy, Devyani Khobragade, was granted diplomatic immunity Wednesday by the U.S. State Department, which then asked India … Read more

Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards

Best and worst dressed at the People's Choice Awards. Posted: January 9, 2014. View Thumbnails. Previous Next. Advertisement. Jennifer Hudson keeps things simple and chic in head-to-toe white. Here's hoping she wears this to Diddy's infamous “White  Can you believe it's over? After months and months of voting, it's finally time to reveal the 2014 … Read more