Cleveland Indians John Axford shows he has the stuff to be a closer: Terry Pluto – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerBut he chose Cleveland for the chance to close and the coaching staff to help him revive his career. Not a project. The Indians believe Axford’s horrible start…

Kim Kardashian Hints At ‘Sexy’ Wedding Dress Design – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseKim Kardashian didn’t reveal too much about the wedding dress she plans to wear down the aisle, but she wants to feel good and look sexy in it. Kim announced…

Shrek theme park to open in London – The Guardian

The GuardianShrek’s Far Far Away Adventure will be one of six similar sites across the globe. The attraction is due to open in summer 2015 and will celebrate the four-film…

Atlanta Braves 2014 fantasy baseball team preview – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThis is the latest preview in a series examining the 2014 fantasy baseball outlook of each major league team. Today, a look at the Atlanta Braves. For every MLB team…

Fantasy storms the region with inaugural NWI Comic Con – nwitimes.com

Fantasy storms the region with inaugural NWI Comic Connwitimes.comSCHERERVILLE | Stormtroopers roamed the Villa Cesare on Sunday alongside the grim reaper, princesses and a man donning a Spider-Man Snuggie. Organizers…

Report: Chris Christie, other NJ celeb, stiff winner of fantasy league – The Star-Ledger

Report: Chris Christie, other NJ celeb, stiff winner of fantasy leagueThe Star-LedgerGov. Chris Christie owes a fellow fantasy football league competitor $500, according to the New York Post’s Page Six.…

2014 Team Preview: New York Yankees – CBSSports.com

2014 Team Preview: New York YankeesCBSSports.commore than any team that dubs itself “championship-caliber” should have. Some of those “ifs” will work out for the New York, others won’t. I’m not…

Cam Newton: Says Holdout Isn’t Possible – Rotowire

RotowireNewton said that he will not hold out for a new contract this offseason, NFL.com reports. ROTOWIRE FANTASY ANALYSIS. Newton will be entering the final season of his rookie contract,…

Cinedign , Wizard World Launching Comic Con Channel – HNN Huntingtonnews.net

HNN Huntingtonnews.netCinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced has partnered with Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) to create a direct-to-consumer, branded digital network targeted to Comic Con fans and curated with a wide…

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…

For Colin Farrell, love scenes are just another (nice) day at the office – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comNEW YORK – “Winter’s Tale,” like most lush, dreamy romances these days, features one soft-focus love scene between buff, photogenic stars Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. Colin Farrell, Jessica…

Wizard World & Cinedigm team for digital comic con channel – Comic Book Resources

Comic Book ResourcesWizard World has partnered with online content distributor Cinedigm to launch a digital channel targeting fans of comics/pop culture conventions. As described, the channel will offer sci-fi, fantasy,…

Daily Fantasy NBA 1/25/14: Matchup Plays and Value Picks Andrew’s Daily … – Sports Chat Place

Sports Chat PlaceWe’ve got another full day of NBA action heading our way in the coming hours, so it’s time to give those fantasy lineups a look before the tip-offs.…

Dynasty league owners eyeing top NFL draft prospects – USA TODAY

Dynasty league owners eyeing top NFL draft prospectsUSA TODAYEach year around this time I like to perform what I consider my “first look” at the upcoming draft as a whole,…

With Yankees, Tanaka profiles as a No. 3 fantasy starter – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt probably comes as no surprise that star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will end up in the New York Yankees rotation. After posting an incredible 24-0 record and 1.27…

Philanthropists pick up San Francisco’s $105000 tab for staging ‘Batkid’ fantasy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneMiles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou…

Fantasy experts gather in Las Vegas for 2014’s first draft – USA TODAY

Fantasy experts gather in Las Vegas for 2014’s first draftUSA TODAYLAS VEGAS — The first fantasy baseball experts draft of the 2014 season is finally here. Representatives of 13 fantasy…

Did you lose your fantasy football league? Try playing fantasy puppy bowl – USA TODAY

Did you lose your fantasy football league? Try playing fantasy puppy bowlUSA TODAYIf you’re wallowing in sorrow from a disappointing season in fantasy football, fear not. You’ve been given a…

Browns fire coach Rob Chudzinski – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Browns fired first-year coach Rob Chudzinski on Sunday night, hours after the team lost to the Steelers, 20-7. Cleveland started the 2013 season 3-2 and was 4-5 at the…

Christmas and Weekend Box Office: The Hobbit Stays at No.1, The Wolf of Wall … – E! Online

E! OnlineFive new movies hit theaters on Christmas, but none of them had the strength to stop The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The adventure-fantasy thriller narrowly edged Martin Scorsese’s…

‘Game of Thrones’ the most pirated TV show – Times of India

Times of IndiaThe finale episode of the third season of ” Game of Thrones” is the most pirated TV show – like the second season finale earlier. The finale episode…

Review: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ – CNN

CNN(CNN) — It’s easy to understand why comedians like Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, and Sacha Baron Cohen have flirted with adapting James Thurber’s 1939 New Yorker story about a timid…

Kawakami: San Francisco 49ers stars reside on defense – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsShort-attention-span reading, and writing… Debate? There really was no debate, and if there was one, NaVorro Bowman ended it Monday night with 89 yards of Candlestick catharsis.…

‘Mitty’ stars plumb the heartfelt depths of comedy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — Ben Stiller was rehearsing hosting duties at NBC’s Saturday Night Live when he called Kristen Wiig offstage to discuss something serious. Stiller was working on a…

Chris Ivory climbs back over 100 yards for Jets, fantasy owners – SB Nation

SB NationThe Jets running back had his second-most rushing yards of the season Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications. New York Jets running back Chris Ivory had his second-biggest…

Odd contract with Josh McCown to bite Bears in butt this offseason – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJosh McCown has been one of the feel-good stories of the NFL this season, playing at an elite level while filling in for starter Jay Cutler this season, and, had…

FILM REVIEW: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – CBC.ca

CBC.caWhere The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey felt a bit like molasses, its sequel is a fast-paced, action-packed return to J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world of dungeons, dragons and dwarves, says CBC…

What ‘Hobbit’ critics think of ‘The Desolation of Smaug’ – Newsday

NewsdayIn his 2 1/2-star review of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” which ran Thursday in Newsday, Rafer Guzm├ín wrote, “Romance may not be what fans of this fantasy franchise…

2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Angels, music and a $10 million fantasy bra – CBS News

CBS NewsThe 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is about to hit the airwaves, and we have an inside look on what’s in store from this year’s flock of angels. 54…

Saints punter commits awful facemask penalty – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNew Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) is seen on the field before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Bill Haber). Towards the…

Yankees Did The Right Thing – ESPN

ESPNJay Z might have encountered “99 Problems” during his foray into the baseball representation business, but finding a team willing to spend $240 million on a player who’s never finished…

Josh Gordon, Alshon Jeffery deliver for fantasy owners – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the second week in a row, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was nearly unstoppable — and in the process he’s firmly established himself as one of the…

Vikings corner ejected for shoving official after giving up amazing touchdown catch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn the midst of a record-breaking day, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made a breathtaking 46-yard touchdown catch over the head of Minnesota Vikings corner Chris Cook. 11158070855_063590d195_o.…

Norman Rockwell: Way more complicated than he looks – USA TODAY

Norman Rockwell: Way more complicated than he looksUSA TODAYWhy is it that so many great artists were so screwed up? Even Norman Rockwell. Norman Rockwell, for pete’s sake! He’s the…

DraftKings Fantasy Sports Startup Raises $24 Million

DraftKings.com fantasy sports startup might have a cheezy website design, but that’s not stopping it from attracting venture revenue. According to Crunchbase, the organization that pays you money for successfully…