Iowa State eliminates North Carolina before it’s too late – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN ANTONIO — They were undermanned and undersized, but the Iowa State Cyclones and their relentless point guard DeAndre Kane found a way to keep their season alive with…

Turkey shoots down Syrian warplane, Prime Minister Erdogan says – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — Turkey shot down a Syrian fighter jet Sunday after the warplane strayed into its airspace, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “Our F-16s went up in the…

MSG Buys 50% of Tribeca Enterprises – Multichannel News

Multichannel NewsIn a move that brings together two of New York’s biggest entertainment companies, The Madison Square Garden Co. has purchased a 50% in Tribeca Enterprises, which runs the Tribeca…

New Lengthy HTC One M8 Leak Video Shows Up But All In German – Android Headlines – Android News

Android Headlines – Android NewsTired of the new HTC One M8 leaks yet? If not, you’re in luck because a new video just popped up over at YouTube that shows…

Recap: Oakland vs. Chicago Cubs – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeePhoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – Junior Lake clubbed three home runs, Luis Valbuena added two solo homers and the Chicago Cubs posted a 10-6 Cactus League victory over the Oakland…

People still flying despite loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldMr Long said he believed Malaysia Airlines would maintain its good reputation and market share, citing the example of the United Airlines flights involved in the September 11…

Mattingly is running out patience with Puig – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)SYDNEY — Don Mattingly has taken a lot of different tacks in managing Yasiel Puig for the past year or so. Last spring, he marveled like everyone else at…

Warmer winters will limit Olympic snow – eco-business.com

eco-business.comClimate researchers say the future is uncertain for winter sports in a substantially warmer world and celebrating the second centennial of the Olympic Winter Games in 2124 would become ‘increasingly…

Turkey steps up bid to block Twitter after users flout ban – The Guardian

The GuardianTurkey has stepped up its efforts to block access to Twitter after many users found ways to flout its ban. Internet service providers in the country are now blocking…

Assassin’s Creed: Unity tells of its upcoming release in new trailer – games.on.net

games.on.netFour days ago we learned of a rumour – that the next Assassin’s Creed game would be set in Paris, subtitled Unity and designed for the PC (of course) and…

Cuban: With TV deal, NFL is ‘hoggy’ – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)DALLAS – Mark Cuban, the outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner, predicts a drastic decline in the popularity of the NFL over the next decade due to the league’s greed. “I…

Turkish and Chinese Social media users bypass crackdowns – PBS NewsHour

Turkish and Chinese Social media users bypass crackdownsPBS NewsHourHari Sreenivasan explores the methods social media users utilize to circumvent attempts to stifle online free speech. He talks with a 16-year-old…

Zach McAllister pleased with start despite Cleveland Indians losing 5-2 to Angels – The Plain Dealer

The Plain Dealercomments. Zach McAllister pleased with start despite Cleveland Indians losing 5-2 to Angels. Indians right-hander Zach McAllister Zach McAllister was pleased with his six-inning performance against the Angels…

Chelsea Clinton says she gets asked about running for office almost every day – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldHillary Clinton dodged inevitable questions about a 2016 run this Saturday at the Clinton Global Initiative University event in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday. But her daughter, Chelsea, told…

After Recall, GM Tries to Engage Affected Owners on Social Media – New York Times

After Recall, GM Tries to Engage Affected Owners on Social MediaNew York TimesG.M.’s dual approach — going about its normal business while trying to help specific customers — reflects the…

Oil spill cleanup impedes major Texas ship channel – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Oil spill cleanup impedes major Texas ship channelHonolulu Star-AdvertiserA barge loaded with marine fuel oil sits partially submerged in the Houston Ship Channel, March 22, 2014. The bulk carrier Summer…

Expert: Screaming gives Pistorius ‘major problem’ – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Expert: Screaming gives Pistorius ‘major problem’Honolulu Star-AdvertiserThis Week in TGIF: Honolulu Cocktail Tour

Colorado leaders, organizations sign on to gay marriage initiative – Denver Post

Colorado leaders, organizations sign on to gay marriage initiativeDenver PostA number of prominent Denver leaders and organizations officially have endorsed Why Marriage Matters Colorado, an initiative launched this month to…

Recap: Seattle vs. Oakland – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeePeoria, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – Stefen Romero smashed a game-winning three- run home run in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 6-4 win over…

NFL rules proposal would provide penalize block that injured Ian Williams – Niners Nation

NFL rules proposal would provide penalize block that injured Ian WilliamsNiners NationThe NFL will consider a variety of rules proposals at the owners’ meetings this week, and two have 49ers…

Oil spill blocks Houston ship channel, threatens wildlife preserves – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMarch 23, 2014, 3:40 p.m.. Oil spilled from a barge in Galveston Bay, blocking the busy Houston ship channel and threatening some birds at a nearby wildlife sanctuary,…

NFL Combine — Sedalia style – Sedalia Democrat

NFL Combine — Sedalia styleSedalia DemocratMore than 150 students ran, jumped and lifted Saturday as part of the Fifth Annual Smith-Cotton All Sports Combine, held in the S-C High gymnasium.…

Nate Freiman, Josh Lindblom among A’s final Arizona roster moves – SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)The A’s made what are likely to be their final few roster trims in Arizona, sending Nate Freiman, Josh Lindblom and Arnold Leon to minor-league camp. Lindblom, who had…

Nashville country singer performs in Sweetwater – KTXS

Nashville country singer performs in SweetwaterKTXS… Producer, [email protected] POSTED: 4 mins. Text Size: Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print; Email. Tweet. Nashville country singer Lillie Syracuse performed at a…

Oakland Running Festival participants enjoy good weather, strong crowd support – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland Running Festival participants enjoy good weather, strong crowd supportSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — As the Oakland Running Festival marathon began Sunday morning, the sun was just starting to come…

Falcons’ Umenyiora can now focus on 2014 – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)There was going to be talk about Osi Umenyiora’s status with the Atlanta Falcons regardless if he had to take a pay cut or not. The veteran turns 33…

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar out up to 3 months – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSURPRISE, Ariz. – Jurickson Profar, whose talent prompted the Texas Rangers to trade All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler, will miss up to three months after tearing a muscle in…

Kentucky ends Wichita State’s unbeaten run, advances to Sweet 16 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYST. LOUIS — The Harrison twins, Julius Randle and the rest of Kentucky’s highly touted, blue-chip freshmen haven’t been perfect this season. But coming of age in a hurry,…

‘Twitter biased, did nothing to stop character assassinations’ – Indian Express

Indian ExpressSummary. US says Turkey’s ban on social networking site anti-democratic, but Premier says he’s ‘not listening’. Tweet This. Related. TWITTERT

Miami Dolphins’ Sun Life Stadium renovation plan not on the NFL Annual … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comAnd yet, with the team making what it calls its best offer to Miami-Dade County to date — pledging to pay for the $350 million repairs itself in return for…

James Rebhorn dies; veteran character actor recently on ‘Homeland’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesVeteran character actor James Rebhorn, known for his roles in “Homeland,” “White Collar” and dozens of TV shows and films over a five-decade career, has died of melanoma,…

LG Announces Smart Lamp, Can Connect To Android Devices – The Droid Guy

The Droid GuyWhen Thomas Edison invented the light bulb in 1879 he envisioned a world that would be properly lit even during night time. Little did he know that 135…

‘Putin wants all of Ukraine’: Kiev government warns that Russia is preparing … – Daily Mail

‘Putin wants all of Ukraine’: Kiev government warns that Russia is preparing …Daily MailHis troops massed at the border are ready to attack at any moment,’. The interim leaders in…

‘Divergent’ opens to $56 million at weekend box office – New York Daily News

‘Divergent’ opens to $56 million at weekend box officeNew York Daily NewsThe dystopian teen-warrior film “Divergent” thrashed its way to the top of the box office over the weekend. The…

NCAA Tournament 2014: Kentucky takes out undefeated Wichita State – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThis game started out about seedings and records and things that quickly became irrelevant with this stunning display of basketball. The Kentucky kids were everything Big Blue Nation hoped they…