Tim Hudson reports to San Francisco Giants, says ankle feels good – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — There are no accidents in Mike Murphy’s clubhouse, where every uniform number and locker assignment comes with a subtle purpose. When Tim Hudson showed…

Oakland honors pioneering black aviator – Inside Bay Area

Oakland honors pioneering black aviatorInside Bay AreaBarbara Lee, D-Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Larry Reid. “Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer, an inspiration and the finest example of the…

Social media and the second Hillsborough inquest – New Statesman

Social media and the second Hillsborough inquestNew StatesmanNothing (whether by way of comment or otherwise) should be published (including by way of online commentary or social networking sites) which could…

Summary of Ted Wells report on Miami Dolphins – NFL.com

NFL.com“In short, the treatment of Martin and others in the Miami Dolphins organization at times was offensive and unacceptable in any environment, including the world professional football players inhabit,” the…

A changed Johnny Football? Manziel on a mission to be No. 1 pick – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comInstead, he says he’s the guy the Houston Texans should take with the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Manziel is currently in California preparing for the NFL…

NFL-commissioned report finds culture of intolerance in Miami Dolphins locker … – Washington Post

Washington PostAn inquiry into the Miami Dolphins’ workplace conditions found examples of harassment, racism, bullying, homophobia, and overall a culture of intolerance and meanness in one National Football League locker…

Incognito, others tormented Martin – ESPN

ESPNMiami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was subjected to “a pattern of harassment” that included racial slurs and vicious sexual taunts about his mother and sister by three teammates, according…

Residents recovering what’s left of 4-alarm Dallas apt. fire – FOX 4 News

FOX 4 NewsA four-alarm fire at an apartment complex on Skillman Street in Northeast Dallas on Thursday left 90 people homeless. Dallas-Fire Rescue got the 911 call about 4:45 p.m.…

Simon Cowell is a Dad! Lauren Silverman Gives Birth to a Baby Boy – E! Online

E! OnlineAnd a Valentine’s baby is born! Simon Cowell and girlfriend Lauren Silverman welcomed a son, their first child together, on Friday at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City…

Social media scam targets Facebook, Twitter, Instagram users’ relatives – ABC7Chicago.com

Social media scam targets Facebook, Twitter, Instagram users’ relativesABC7Chicago.comFebruary 14, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — The ABC7 I-Team investigates a social media scam that’s tricked at least 40,000 people in recent…

Law enforcement agencies around Houston about to begin warrant roundup – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleThe 2014 Great Texas Warrant Roundup will begin March 1, law enforcement officials said. Houston police, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and dozens of other law enforcement agencies throughout…

Italy President Tests Renzi’s Clout in Talks for Next Government – Businessweek

BusinessweekItalian President Giorgio Napolitano is testing lawmaker support for a new government, the next step in Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi’s quest for an appointment as prime minister. Napolitano must determine…

‘The Hindus’: Penguin warns of ‘intolerant’ laws – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Under criticism for withdrawing American scholar Wendy Doniger’s book ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’ from the country, Penguin Books India on Friday said it had an…

Justin Bieber, Rick Ross And Pretty Much Every Other Celeb Wish You A Happy … – MTV.com

Justin Bieber, Rick Ross And Pretty Much Every Other Celeb Wish You A Happy …MTV.comIs it just me or do celebrities care more about Valentine’s Day way than other holidays?…

Nashville firefighter fired for having sex on duty – WATE-TV

Nashville firefighter fired for having sex on dutyWATE-TVA Nashville firefighter has been fired for having sex at fire stations while on duty. The Nashville Fire Department began investigating 28-year-old Joel…

Italy’s Baa2 Outlook Changed to Stable from Negative by Moody’s – Businessweek

BusinessweekItaly’s credit rating outlook was changed to stable from negative by Moody’s Investors Service, which cited the government’s financial strength and reduction of risks from contingent liabilities. Moody’s also affirmed…

Michael Sam: Studying the Game Tape – The MMQB

The MMQBSeveral hours, 12 games and 922 Missouri defensive snaps later (I couldn’t get my hands on the Indiana and Kentucky games), I feel I have a firm grasp on…

Mass evacuation in Indonesia as Java volcano erupts – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of thousands of Indonesians have fled their homes after a volcano erupted in east Java. Mount Kelud spewed ash and debris over a large area, including the city…

Muscat won over by ACL appeal – SBS

SBSMelbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat (Getty). Melbourne Victory’s outspoken coach Kevin Muscat, who was never a huge fan of the AFC Champions League, has acknowledged the importance and prestige attached…

Mars ‘jelly doughnut’ mystery finally solved – CNET

CNETWhere did the infamous rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars come from? The explanation, it turns out, is more simple than sci-fi. James Martin. by James…

Jimmy Fallon Opens Up About Dealing With Career Low Points, Gushes Over … – E! Online

E! OnlineJimmy Fallon is only a few days away from taking over at The Tonight Show, but his road to success has not been always been an easy one. The…

Social media helps governments monitor their citizens — but it also helps … – GigaOM

Social media helps governments monitor their citizens — but it also helps …GigaOMThe vast quantities of information we reveal about ourselves as we move around the internet and interact through…

CC Sabathia: ‘Everybody was like mad at me’ for losing weight – FanSided

FanSidedFeb 14, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (52) works out as pitchers and catchers report for spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory…

Denver DA charges couple with multiple sex crimes, human trafficking – Denver Post

Denver PostA Denver couple was charged Friday with numerous sex crimes and human trafficking after they allegedly ran a prostitution business out of their massage parlor. Joshua Billingslea, 33, and…

Colorado’s top thinkers of 2013 – Denver Post

Colorado’s top thinkers of 2013Denver PostOver the past month, we asked Denver Post readers and our staff to help us come up with a list of people in Colorado who…

FC Dallas land Dynamo Kiev winger Andrés Ramiro Escobar – Tribalfootball.com

FC Dallas land Dynamo Kiev winger Andrés Ramiro EscobarTribalfootball.comFC Dallas land Dynamo Kiev winger Andrés Ramiro Escobar. Submitted by tribalfootball.com on Fri, 02/14/2014 – 22:32. FC Dallas have announced the…

Oakland A’s relievers Cook, Doolittle already hurting – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsPHOENIX — The A’s bullpen took a bit of a hit Friday with the news that Sean Doolittle and Ryan Cook, the lefty-righty setup punch for the…

Kanye West hates ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ – PopBytes

PopBytesKanye West and Kim Kardashian’s relationship has always had a very weird, underlying dichotomy: Kanye apparently hates reality TV with a passion, and yet he’s dating the biggest reality TV…

5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for San Francisco 49ers to Pursue This Season – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe San Francisco 49ers continue to move through the 2014 offseason asking one proverbial question: How can this team improve en route to wining a Super Bowl? Fortunately, the…

15 of the worst street-style looks from Fashion Week – New York Post

15 of the worst street-style looks from Fashion WeekNew York PostNew York Fashion Week is universally acknowledged as a showcase for beautiful clothes and the glamorous celebrities, models, street-style stars…

NASA solves mystery of jelly doughnut rock on Mars: ‘We drove over it’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe mystery of the jelly doughnut-shaped rock that seemed to materialize on Mars is a mystery no more. After taking a close look at the small white rock…

London Fashion Week Kicks Off – ABC News

London Fashion Week Kicks OffABC NewsSomerset House, the fashion week’s headquarters, was buzzing with street photographers and bloggers. Across the river, an alternative fashion show celebrated style for curvier women…

Pressing Questions: The Los Angeles Dodgers – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)We continue our series of MLB fantasy previews, wherein we consider 4-5 key questions surrounding each team. Baseball is coming, gamers. Pitchers and catchers report soon. Fantasy owners…

State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Daily Beach Pollution Report for Friday, February … – Legal Examiner

Legal ExaminerThe following is a summary of the 2/14/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each…

Kanye West Rants About Radio Deejays Mid-Concert, Later Thanks Fans for … – E! Online

E! OnlineKanye West is certainly no stranger to speaking his mind. And the rapper did just that during his concert in University Park, PA, on Thursday night. His targets this…