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Former anchorman enjoys Ron Burgundy comparison – Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Sarasota Herald-TribuneThis June 1994 photo shows Detroit newscaster Mort Crim. Comedian Will Ferrell has said the inspiration for his character in the “Anchorman” movies was Crim, who moved to northeast Florida in 1998 after retiring as a WDIV-V news anchor in Detroit.He’s Will Ferrell’s anchorBurlington County TimesFormer anchorman appreciates Ron Burgundy comparisonNew York Daily News“Anchorman” […]

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Sports

MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose Bowl – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMax Bullough was first team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media this season. (David Guralnick / Detroit News). East Lansing — Michigan State senior linebacker and two-time captain Max Bullough has been suspended for a violation of team rules, the …Spartans suspend Max Bullough before Rose BowlWWMT-TVMichigan State suspends LB Max Bullough […]

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Michigan St. LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – SI.com

SI.comMax Bullough was named first team All-Big Ten this season, with 76 tackles on the year. Mark A. Cunningham/SI. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play …Spartans’ Max Bullough suspendedESPNMSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended; will miss Rose BowlThe Detroit NewsMichigan […]

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Entertainment

Inside Ben Stiller’s Daydreams: The Making of ‘Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterFrom Steven Spielberg and Jim Carrey to Sacha Baron Cohen and Mike Myers, many have tried to remake the 1947 classic about an adventure-prone daydreamer. But Stiller finally cracked the code and delivered a family-friendly, $90 million epic, opening …Ben Stiller: ‘I don’t make any rules’BBC NewsNew movies this week: ‘Grudge Match,’ ‘Secret Life […]

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Jason Kidd calls out Nets – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Following the Brooklyn Nets’ embarrassing 95-78 Christmas Day loss to the Chicago Bulls, an exasperated Jason Kidd called his players out in the locker room, according to multiple league sources. Tired and upset with a lack of effort, Kidd’s …Bulls 95, Nets 78HoopsWorldHinrich-Augustin combo sparks Bulls to victory over NetsChicago Sun-TimesNBA Christmas […]

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‘Where’s the baby?’ Royals keep Prince George under wraps – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentKate Middleton collects flowers from well-wishers as she leaves a Christmas Day service at the church on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Ben Kendall – 26 December 2013. Prince George enjoyed a “lovely” first Christmas but stayed in the warm as the …Queen Elizabeth II Attends Christmas ServiceABC NewsBaby George stays indoors as British […]

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Nets, Knicks are in a New York state of bind – Washington Post

Washington PostSeparated by the East River and a 25-minute subway ride, the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are connected by their collective misery, wasted millions and unfulfilled promise in a city that doesn’t take kindly to mediocrity. They have wealthy, eccentric …Kevin Garnett dismisses Jason Kidd’s criticism, but admits Nets lack identityNew York Daily […]

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NFL

Green Bay Packers Vs. Chicago Bears 2013: Early Prediction And Preview For … – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe matchup became an unofficial NFC North title game when Green Bay and Chicago both lost on Sunday. Without Aaron Rodgers, the Packers were upended at home by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Knowing that a win would guarantee them a postseason …Packers face Chicago Bears Sunday in battle over NFC North titlefox6now.comGreen Bay Packers: […]

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‘Grudge Match’ is out for the count – Philly.com

Philly.comThe main players in “Grudge Match” are (from left) Sylvester Stallone, Alan Arkin, Kevin Hart, Robert De Niro, and Jon Bernthal. Director Peter Segal intersperses some doughy subplots into the desperate, elongated, rope-a-dope countdown to a “brawl.Review: ‘Grudge Match’Chicago Tribune‘Grudge Match’: Movie reviewNew York Daily NewsDe Niro, Stallone fail to land punches in ‘Grudge Match’Chicago […]

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After a Battle of Blunders, the Giants Get It Right When It Counts – New York Times

New York TimesDETROIT — The air of disorganized desperation clung heavy over Ford Field on Sunday, as the Giants and Detroit Lions both wanted to find some footing near the finishes of their disappointing seasons.Jim Schwartz thought yelling at fans might help LionsThe Detroit NewsInstant Reaction: This Is And Should Be The End For Jim […]

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Rockets’ Beverley breaks hand – HoopsWorld

HoopsWorldThe Houston Rockets lost starting point guard Patrick Beverley for four to six weeks with a broken right hand that he suffered during the first half of Saturday’s game against the Detroit Pistons. Beverley is expected to undergo more tests on his injured hand.Howard’s 35 lead Rockets past PistonsReutersHouston Rockets (17-10) at Detroit Pistons (13-15), […]

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Recap: Detroit vs. Houston – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comAuburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Dwight Howard had a season-high 35 points and collected 19 rebounds as the Houston Rockets topped the Detroit Pistons, 114-97, from The Palace Of Auburn Hills. Howard’s monster performance was in large part due …Too Much DwightNBA.comDwight Howard-led Rockets dominate PistonsThe Detroit NewsPatrick Beverley injury: Rockets guard fractures handSB NationCSN […]

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Sean “Diddy” Combs Dances With Daughters at Birthday Slumber Party to … – E! Online

E! OnlineSean “Diddy” Combs is really loving Beyoncé’s new album. The hip-hop mogul posted an adorable video of himself dancing (and teaching his daughters how to dance) to the song “Grown Woman” from the singer’s new self-titled album. “Beyoncé’s album …Sean “Diddy” Combs Shares Family Christmas Card With His Six KidsUs MagazineDiddy Dances with His […]

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Sports

Houston Rockets (17-10) at Detroit Pistons (13-15), 7:30 pm (ET) – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.com(SportsNetwork.com) – The Houston Rockets will end a quick road trip Saturday night when they visit The Palace of Auburn Hills to face the Detroit Pistons. The Rockets were the unfortunate victims of an angry Indiana Pacers squad Friday night in Indianapolis …Pacers get angry to turn Rockets matchup into laugherUSA TODAYPacers bounce back and […]

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College basketball: North Carolina career over for Hairston – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsP.J. Hairston’s career is over at North Carolina. The school said Friday that it won’t seek Hairston’s reinstatement from the NCAA after the junior committed several rule violations. Hairston hasn’t played all season while the school and NCAA worked to resolve …PJ Hairston’s North Carolina career comes to an endThe Seattle TimesPJ […]

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Denver prosecutors drop domestic violence charges against NHL goalie – Reuters

ReutersDENVER (Reuters) – Prosecutors have dropped domestic violence charges against goaltender Semyon Varlamov of the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche because they cannot prove that he assaulted his girlfriend, the Denver District Attorney’s …Assault charges against Varlamov droppedFox NewsAvalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov’s assault case dismissedUSA TODAYDomestic violence charges against Avalanche goalie Varlamov droppedFOXSports.comThe Detroit News […]

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New Detroit mayor to share duties with emergency manager – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDETROIT — Mayor-elect Mike Duggan will be given wide berth in administering the city, managing its day-to-day operations in what emergency manager Kevyn Orr’s office on Thursday called a collaborative approach to power sharing in a city that’s under …Deal reached on Duggan’s role as Detroit mayorSeattle Post IntelligencerDetroit’s mayor-elect outlines responsibilitiesMiamiHerald.comChristie’s values bankrupt […]

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Hacking trial: William called Kate “babykins’ – Boston.com

Boston.comLONDON (AP) — Jurors at Britain’s phone hacking trial have been read intercepted messages left by Prince William on Kate Middleton’s phone, in which he calls her ”babykins” and jokes about almost being shot during a military training exercise.Prince Charles and Camilla Reveal Glam Christmas CardVanity FairUPDATE 3-UK paper hacked phones of Prince William’s wife, […]

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Pop-up Styleshack brings local fashion boutiques to Woodward Avenue – Crain’s Detroit Business

Pop-up Styleshack brings local fashion boutiques to Woodward AvenueCrain’s Detroit BusinessSome of those local vendors were drawn to the space by the fashion startup Styleshack LLC. The company hosts clothing and other fashion items from Southeast Michigan boutiques on its styleshack.com. Funded by Bizdom and launched in November, the … …read more Source: Fashion News […]

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Deryk Engelland suspended for five games – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Pittsburgh Penguins are now without five of their top six defensemen after Deryk Engelland was suspended for five games on Wednesday. The league penalized him for an illegal check to the head of Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader on Saturday.Engelland suspended five games for illegal checkNHL.comPenguins D Engelland draws 5-game banMiamiHerald.comDeryk Engelland suspended five games […]

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Will Ferrell meets his Ron Burgundy inspiration – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRon Burgundy is having a renaissance with Anchorman 2, which opens Wednesday. So is the man who inspired the iconic character, Detroit anchor legend Mort Crim. The former WDIV-TV (Channel 4) newsman has been graciously handling a barrage of …‘Anchorman 2’: Compared to original, it’s kind of a bigger dealChicago Sun-TimesWill Ferrell rides Ron […]

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Microsoft to pick CEO by early 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft on Tuesday said its executive search committee expects to pick CEO Steve Ballmer’s successor by early next year, a decision that could determine two strikingly different paths for the software giant’s future. Facing a battered PC …Microsoft to name new CEO in early 2014ComputerworldUPDATE 3-Microsoft expects CEO appointment early 2014ReutersSorry, […]