Peyton Manning passes Broncos past Patriots, Brady into Super Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDENVER — Just two years ago, the NFL world was wondering if Peyton Manning might ever throw another pass. Now his legacy will include a third appearance in the…

Is Chris Christie from Jersey or Jupiter? – Daily Beast

Daily BeastChris Christie, when the passive voice was clearly used in comments that were clearly said in his address that was clearly delivered on Tuesday. But after his mea kinda…

NBC Boss “Unhappy” with Thursday Struggles, Renews Parks and Rec – Wicked Local Plymouth

Wicked Local PlymouthLast season, after a strong fall powered by The Voice and Revolution, NBC not only kept the shows off the air until March 2013, but chose not to…

NSA program defenders question Snowden’s motives – Washington Post

Washington PostThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday condemned former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden as a “thief” and said that he may have had help from…

NFC championship live updates: 49ers Colin Kaepernick vs. Seahawks Russell … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsForty-Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick enters the NFC Championship game playing his best football, while the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson takes the field in a statistical slump. Will any…

AFC Championship Game Broncos v. Patriots : The Inactives – Mile High Report (blog)

AFC Championship Game Broncos v. Patriots : The InactivesMile High Report (blog)AFC Championship Game Broncos v. Patriots : The Inactives. By Scotty Payne  @Skotty_Payne on Jan 19 2014, 11:44a…

Group chosen to work on social media policy; KU’s Epp will co-chair – Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence Journal WorldTopeka — Kansas University professor Chuck Epp has been named co-chair of a committee that will review the controversial social media policy that was recently approved by the…

Kabul restaurant was beloved refuge; now it’s terrorists’ rubble – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The best chocolate cake I ever ate in Kabul was tucked away on a discreet corner near the city’s diplomatic area. Kamal Hamade, the well-known and loved Lebanese…

Chicken Tandoori By SF 49ers Fan

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Seahawks, Pete Carroll finally have their championship week – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSeahawks coach Pete Carroll talked about a “championship season” before it even started. Now the Seahawks will play the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, with the winner…

Hoboken residents sound off on Christie administration – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJeff Bachner for New York Daily News. In the ShopRite parking lot where Zimmer was allegedly strong-armed by a top-level Christie lieutenant, Hoboken resident Joann Catalano, 55,…

Live: Peyton Manning TD pass lifts Broncos to 10-0 lead – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldDenver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) is stopped by New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones (95) during the first half of the AFC Championship NFL football game…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to sit outside at Super Bowl XLVIII – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIf the weather outside is frightful for Super Bowl XLVIII, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will be suffering right along with every other fan inside MetLife Stadium. Goodell plans to…

Jennifer Lawrence: 6 Funny Faces She Made at the SAG Awards – E! Online

E! OnlineAt the 2014 SAG Awards, Jennifer Lawrence humorously talked about her “armpit vagina” and then took home the actor statue of the night, along with her American Hustle costars,…

Justin Bieber Telltale Tagging Reveals Signs of Drug Abuse – TMZ.com

TMZ.com0118-justin–bieber-halfpipe-x17-2 Justin Bieber’s problem with sizzurp had early warning signs … but no one picked up on them. We went back and looked at this photo … taken last month.…

GG Bridge District Considering Toll Hikes – CBS Local

GG Bridge District Considering Toll HikesCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will hold public meetings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on proposed incremental…

Kabul restaurant was oasis for expats; now it’s terrorists’ rubble – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The best chocolate cake I ever ate in Kabul was tucked away on a discreet corner near the city’s diplomatic area. Kamal Hamade, the well-known and loved Lebanese…

Patriots’ Aaron Dobson (foot) active vs. Denver Broncos – NFL.com

NFL.comTom Brady and the Patriots overcame a 24-point halftime deficit against the Broncos to prevail in Week 12. Was it the best moment of 2013? VOTE NOW. The New England…

Ukraine crisis: Clashes after thousands defy protest ban – BBC News

BBC NewsClashes have been taking place after large crowds of pro-EU demonstrators rallied in Ukraine’s capital against new laws restricting public protests. Stun grenades and flares were thrown as groups…

Is Social Media Driving Down Oil Prices? – DailyFinance

Is Social Media Driving Down Oil Prices?DailyFinanceCan the new digital social age cause crude oil prices to drop more than many analysts are anticipating? Conversely, despite less geopolitical concerns in…

When Fans Turn Up Volume, Seahawks Play With a Man Advantage – New York Times

New York TimesSeahawks linebacker Heath Farwell recognized how important Seattle’s 12th Man can be for the team. Harry How/Getty Images. SEATTLE — Is the 12th Man a man or myth?…

Analysis: Egypt vote muddies political outlook – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — For all the self-congratulatory headlines in Egypt’s pro-military media, the results of last week’s constitutional referendum may have fallen short of the emphatic popular mandate the…

As fashion retail meets tech, more is more – GigaOM

As fashion retail meets tech, more is moreGigaOMThe value fashion startups are selling is the product – beautifully designed men’s apparel, bras or high-fashion gowns. They’re not selling technology, yet…

AFC And NFC Championship Games NFL Injury Report As Of Friday

The AFC and NFC Championship Games are just moments away and here’s the full injury report from the NFL: CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES INJURY REPORT – FRIDAY NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at…

Wake Up Rosetta: How you can help wake a hibernating spacecraft – CTV News

CTV NewsThe European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe is set to come out of a very deep sleep — and it made need some encouragement. The spacecraft is expected to be…

Drake on SNL: Rapper Recalls Bar Mitzvah in Skit With New Cast Member … – Us Magazine

Us MagazineSaturday, Jan. 18 was a big night for Saturday Night Live. Not only did rapper Drake host and serve as a musical guest, but it was also new cast…

Cal’s Brendan Bigelow, Stanford’s David Yankey Two Of 102 Players Given Special Eligibility For NFL Draft

Brendan Bigelow, the Cal Football running back who dazzled California students, alumns, and the nation with his amazing 2012 performance against Ohio State, will join 102 other NCAA college football…

Report: New terrorist threat for Sochi Olympics – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA new terror threat to the Sochi Olympics surfaced Sunday, according to reports. ABC News reported that Islamist militants in Russia released a video recorded by two suicide bombers…

Raw: Protesters, police clash in Ukraine capital – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThousands of anti-government demonstrators clashed with riot police in Kiev Sunday, attacking officers with stones and flares and setting fire to a police bus after new laws were passed…

NBC to follow ‘Music’ with live ‘Peter Pan’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif.—NBC had great ratings—if not reviews—with its live version of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. So it’s trying another one: A live remake of Peter Pan,…

‘Ride Along’ cruises past ‘Jack Ryan’ in huge debut – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHands up, Jack Ryan. Kevin Hart’s got you cornered. Hart’s police comedy Ride Along cruised to a thundering win at theaters this weekend, trouncing the return of the Tom…

Japan dolphin hunt spurs social media outrage – USA TODAY

Japan dolphin hunt spurs social media outrageUSA TODAYThe hunt has caused outrage to spread on social media, with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society asking users to use the hashtag #tweet4taiji…

‘America’s Got Talent’ Houston auditions – Houston Chronicle (blog)

‘America’s Got Talent’ Houston auditionsHouston Chronicle (blog)“America’s Got Talent” comes to Houston, providing the opportunity for all singers, performers, dancers and all kinds of unique acts to put on a…

Are Hackers Trying to Turn Your Connected Fridge Into a ‘Thingbot’? – Greentech Media

Greentech MediaWhen Sigourney Weaver opened her fridge in Ghostbusters, she found Zuul, the right-hand ghoul of the demigod Gozer, who helped unleash a wave of terror across New York City.…

Kobe Bryant: Record not a factor – ESPN

ESPNBOSTON — Kobe Bryant plans to have his injured left knee re-evaluated sometime in early February and has no intention of sitting out the rest of the season, no matter…