Re-Grading the New England Patriots’ 2011 NFL Draft Class – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThere’s always a mad rush to put grades on each team’s picks in the draft minutes after its conclusion. In reality, it takes at least three years to really…

Oscars 2014: Who will win the Academy Award for best original song? – Reverb (blog)

Reverb (blog)That said, like “Her” itself, it’d be a deviant selection for an Oscar, especially considering U2 and the Lopez’s strong, more traditional entries. Still, the Academy Awards could pull…

49ers give likely starting center Kilgore 3-year extension – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIt appears safe to cross one offseason question off the list: Daniel Kilgore will likely be the 49ers’ starting center in 2014. The 49ers signed Kilgore, 26, to…

Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41,…

Why Aren’t Christie, Zuckerberg, and Booker Defending Newark’s School Chief? – Businessweek

BusinessweekChris Christie, second from left, Cami Anderson, superintendent of the Newark schools, third from left, and Corey Booker, right, visit Science Park High School in Newark, N.J., in 2011. Remember…

Up-And-Down Round 1 For Tiger – ESPN

ESPNPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Tiger Woods said Wednesday that he was considering making some changes in preparation heading into the Masters, it didn’t figure that he would alter…

Rihanna eyes up Paris fashion industry – Washington Post

Washington PostRihanna is no stranger to the industry: she’s created collections for two fashion labels before for Armani in 2011, and for high-street brand River Island. She may hope to…

Report: NFL begins exploring relocation options for Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comIf the bill is signed into law and the Super Bowl has to be moved, Tampa Bay is the most logical choice, according to SI.com. Tampa finished second in voting…

Pippa Middleton talks about famous dress she wore at royal wedding – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPippa Middleton has a sense of humor about the bridesmaid dress that made her a star. She discussed the famous gown she wore as her sister Kate’s…

‘X Factor’ Epic Fail Rejects Next Justin Bieber – TMZ.com

‘X Factor’ Epic Fail Rejects Next Justin BieberTMZ.com“X Factor” — the freshly cancelled singing competition show — didn’t help its chances of survival by booting a contestant who could have…

Electric Daisy Carnival founder announces two new Las Vegas festivals – Las Vegas Weekly

Las Vegas WeeklyUnlike EDC, which relocated from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 2011 amid safety concerns, Rotella stressed that the new Las Vegas festivals will not replace their current…

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates…

AFC South Analysis – Houston Texans – Colts.com

Colts.comThe Texans won the AFC South in 2011 (10-6) and 2012 (12-4), but fell to fourth in the division. Gary Kubiak, who suffered a medical event at halftime of the…

Ugandan paper publishes list of country’s ‘Top 200 homosexuals’ – Daily Mail

Daily Mailcontains hip-hop artist and priest; A similar list was published in 2010 calling for two gay rights activists to be hanged. One, David Kato, was eventually killed early in…

Lawsuit blames Cowboys for falling ice during Super Bowl XLV – FOX 4 News

Lawsuit blames Cowboys for falling ice during Super Bowl XLVFOX 4 NewsSeverin Sampson filed a lawsuit claiming the team didn’t do enough to protect workers who were preparing the stadium…

US Attorney’s office fighting crime, forging partners in inner city Miami – MiamiHerald.com

US Attorney’s office fighting crime, forging partners in inner city MiamiMiamiHerald.comLaunched in October 2011, Ferrer’s Violence Reduction Partnership focuses on South Florida’s crime-ridden “hot spots.” The program started in Miami’s…

Winter Olympics 2014 results: Not a good day for America – SB Nation

Winter Olympics 2014 results: Not a good day for AmericaSB NationOne of the biggest indignities suffered by the American Olympic team was another gold medal won by a Russian snowboarder,…

Most-Wanted Drug Lord Is Captured in Mexico – New York Times

New York TimesIn a New York Times interview in fall 2011, Felipe Calderón, the president at the time, wondered aloud if Mr. Guzmán was actually in the United States when…

2011 Super Bowl lawsuit over falling ice and snow going to trial – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsThe lawsuit of a 2011 Super Bowl worker injured by ice and snow falling from AT&T Stadium is scheduled to finally go to trial in Dallas County this…

Source: Seahawks To Release WR Rice – ESPN

ESPNRice was slowed by injuries throughout his time with Seattle. His 2011 season was marred by concussion and shoulder problems that limited him to nine games. He played in all…

Homeless man pays property taxes after moving into abandoned Cleveland … – The Plain Dealer

Homeless man pays property taxes after moving into abandoned Cleveland …The Plain DealerMr. Hayes, a homeless man, moved six years ago into an abandoned house on Cleveland’s West Side, where…

After Sochi, what’s next for Winter Olympics? – Washington Post

Washington PostFILE – In this July 7, 2011 file photo, Alpensia resort, one of the venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics, is pictured in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The people of…

Caesars acquires another social gaming business – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThe subsidiary acquired the Israel-based Pacific Interactive, which owns the slot machine-style app House of Fun. The game, launched in 2011, boasts 700,000 daily users. Caesars Interactive Entertainment…

How Netflix is reinventing television – The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Massachusetts Daily CollegianA little over three years ago the idea of Netflix producing original content was but a glimmer in some executives’ eye. And then, in March 2011, it…

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez back – The Plain Dealer

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez backThe Plain Dealer… would not be back. The front office enjoyed watching Jimenez pitch them into the postseason for the first…

Gabe Carimi signs with Atlanta Falcons – NFL.com

NFL.comThe Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they had signed Carimi, a first-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears back in 2011. (It brings back a lot of fun, latke-filled memories…

In a Rare Visit, Three Chances to Impress – New York Times

In a Rare Visit, Three Chances to ImpressNew York TimesWhen the Royal New Zealand Ballet opened at the Joyce Theater on Wednesday night, it was a homecoming — not for…

Big-game losses: How much heartache can 49ers take? – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)A day after the 49ers lost 20-17 in overtime to the Giants in the 2011 NFC Championship Game, Jim Harbaugh struck the same literary note to characterize…

Atlanta drivers praise state and city for storm response – WGCL Atlanta

WGCL AtlantaGov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed vowed to do better after many criticized them for their slow response to the severe weather crisis two weeks ago and…

Mia Farrow Made Fool By Ecuador’s Rafael Correa In Chevron Case

Mia Farrow Made Fool By Ecuador’s Rafael Correa In Chevron Case. As reported over at The AmazonPost, since late 2013, Ecuador’s government, led by President Rafael Correa, has invited actors,…

China Smartphone Shipments Post First Quarterly Drop Since 2011 – Businessweek

BusinessweekSmartphone shipments in China fell for the first quarter in more than two years in a sign that growth in the world’s biggest market may moderate, according to market researcher…

Las Vegas Taxi Drivers On Vegas Economy

Las Vegas Taxi Drivers On Vegas Economy. I talked to a number of Las Vegas Taxi Drivers On the state of The Vegas Economy during Zennie62.com coverage of CES 2014.…

Jeter’s Retirement Announcement Hits the Right Note – New York Times

New York TimesWith a flair for the dramatic, Derek Jeter homered for the 3,000th hit of his career on July 9, 2011. Suzy Allman for The New York Times. Sports…

Middle class leaving San Francisco, census says – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Middle class leaving San Francisco, census saysSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)A net of about 5,075 individuals earning between $35,000 and $74,999 annually moved out of San Francisco between 2007 and 2011,…

Washington, DC murder suspect arrested in Yonkers – The Journal News / Lohud.com

Washington, DC murder suspect arrested in YonkersThe Journal News / Lohud.comOn Saturday, Hunt appeared before Judge Gregory Jackson in Washington, D.C. Superior Court where he was appointed an attorney and…