NBA donating Collins jersey sales to LGBT groups – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — The NBA plans to donate proceeds from sales of Jason Collins jerseys to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.…

Two New Mexico State players suspended after brawl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Western Athletic Conference has suspended two New Mexico State players following an on-court brawl Thursday night in a loss at Utah Valley. Junior guard K.C. Ross-Miller has been…

The World Outdoors: Nature London looks to future – London Free Press

London Free PressIn 1864, London’s Entomological Society was established by W.E. Saunders for the study of insects. This represented the sowing of seeds for what would evolve through the next…

Philip Seymour Hoffman had heroin, cocaine, and amphetamines in system … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDoomed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental overdose of a host of hardcore drugs, including heroin, cocaine and amphetamines, the city medical examiner determined Friday.…

NYC official: Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs – Boston.com

Boston.comU.S. actor Philip Seymour Hoffman poses on the red carpet during a screening for the movie REUTERS U.S. actor Philip Seymour Hoffman poses on the red carpet during a screening…

Daytona debacle in the rearview, SHR aiming to deliver in the desert – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comTony Stewart’s successful return to competition was a huge home run for Stewart-Haas Racing, but beyond that, Daytona Speedweeks were mostly a disappointment for the newly expanded four-car team. Kevin…

#8CrazyInstagrams: Dale Jr. dishes on music, BBQ & all those selfies – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comIt’s been a busy week for Dale Earnhardt Jr. First, there was the little matter of his Daytona 500 victory on Sunday, the second time he’s won NASCAR’s biggest race.…

Mila Kunis reveals HUGE diamond ring on her wedding finger as it’s revealed … – Daily Mail

Daily MailMila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are engaged, according to reports from both E! and People. On Thursday, the Black Swan actress let the cat out of the bag as…

Robin Thicke On Paula Patton: ‘I’m Just Trying To Get Her Back’ – MTV.com

MTV.comThe ‘Blurred Lines’ singer and wife of nine years announced they’re separating earlier this week. By Emily Blake. Robin Thicke has apparently been lying low since he and wife Paula…

Even without Riley Cooper, free agent receiver market looks deep – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThursday’s news that Riley Cooper had re-signed with the Philadelphia Eagles for five years and $25 million won’t send shockwaves through the wideout free agent market. But it does…

Garth Hudson and John Noubarian named to London Music Hall of Fame 0 – London Free Press

London Free PressTwo of London’s keyboard giants of the 1950s and after are going into the London Music Hall of Fame. Garth Hudson, keyboardist with Rock & Roll Music Hall…

‘Girls’ Star Gets Engaged! – Entertainment Tonight News

Entertainment Tonight NewsThis is the most exciting engagement news since the gals in The Sisterhood Of the Traveling Pants started getting hitched! Allison Williams’ real-life romantic life turns out to…

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…

Around college basketball: Robinson’s shot at OT buzzer completes Michigan’s … – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchEnlarge Image Michael Conroy | Associated Press Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III hits the winning basket in front of Purdue’s Rapheal Davis as time expires. No. 16 Michigan 77, Purdue…

Ten-man AFC Sudbury rescue point at basement side – Suffolk Free Press

Ten-man AFC Sudbury rescue point at basement sideSuffolk Free PressAFC Sudbury just about managed to stop their 15-game unbeaten league run coming to an end in a thrilling comeback with…

Rob Kardashian ‘may undergo stomach stapling surgery to meet Kris Jenner’s … – Daily Mail

Daily MailThe momager, 58, is said to have demanded that Rob drop 70lbs before his sister Kim Kardashian’s wedding to Kanye West. And the 26-year-old, who is tipping the scales…

News: American Idol: The Top 13 Perform – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerDid American Idol’s Top 13 rise to the occasion? Monday was the official debut of the Top 13 finalists and apparently, the debut of voting at the top…

Detroit 6, Atlanta 5: Tigers open Grapefruit League with victory – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressDetroit Tigers 6, Atlanta Braves 5. What happened: In his first Tigers game, speedster Rajai Davis had two stolen bases, each leading to a run. Following his steal…

Resident injured in fire at Las Vegas apartment complex – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunCareless smoking is blamed for a fire this morning that ripped through an apartment on Las Vegas Boulevard and severely burned a man’s legs. Las Vegas Fire &…

Justin Bieber unsteady and stumbling in arrest video – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe tribulations of Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber continue with the release today of video from his arrest in Miami Beach last month, which shows him walking unsteadily and…

Rockets’ Howard leaves briefly with knee injury – Washington Post

Washington PostSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard briefly left with an apparent right knee injury against the Sacramento Kings before returning to his usual form. Howard and Kings…

Cornerbacks Dennard, Gilbert could be what Bears are looking for – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWhen Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert met at the College Football Awards in December, Dennard coined a nickname for Gilbert: “Pretty Boy.” “He…

Jameis Winston, FSU draw large crowd during loss to Yankees – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelFlorida State faced the New York Yankees in an exhibition game on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. During the Yankees’ first live action of the preseason, it was…

AJ Pierzynski doesn’t like the new home plate collision rule – Call to the Pen

Call to the PenSep 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter A.J. Pierzynski (12) reacts to hitting a double in the fifth inning of the game against the…

Around baseball: MLB, union approve new collision rule – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchThe E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it’s available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Subscribe. All current subscribers have…

MLB notebook: Collision rule added – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldMLB collision rule leaves exceptions: Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is…

Alec Baldwin bashes media, showbiz players in long magazine essay – Fox News

Fox NewsHost Alec Baldwin speaks during the NFL Honors award show in New Orleans, Louisiana February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL ENTERTAINMENT) – RTR3DABD. alec…

MSU at Michigan: Adreian Payne vanishes from offense late – Lansing State Journal

Lansing State JournalTalkin’ Spartans: MSU vs. Michigan: Freep’s Joe Rexrode joins LSJ’s Graham Couch and Chris Solari to break down MSU’s 79-70 loss at Michigan. Talkin’ Spartans: MSU vs. Michigan.…

Holocaust survivor dies aged 110 – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe world’s oldest known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110, her family have said. Alice Herz-Sommer, who lived in London and was originally from Prague, had been confined in the…

Sports Local Hockey – London Free Press

Sports Local HockeyLondon Free Press“When you see teams that have been doing well all year and suddenly you’re gaining on them a little bit, it gives you hope that you…

Judge green-lights O’Bannon suit – ABC News

ABC NewsEd O’Bannon’s class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA will go to trial barring a settlement, a federal judge ruled Thursday in Oakland, Calif. The decision is a major victory…

Oscar Pregame: Academy Award spotlight shines on lesser-known actors – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressFay Bainter. Richard Farnsworth. Haing S. Ngor. If you’re an Oscar aficionado, these names might be stuck in your head from years of poring over articles and books…

USA’s offense explodes again in win against Czechs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia – Questions about whether Team USA put enough scorers on its Olympic roster have been answered after the Americans moved into the semifinals with a 5-2 quarterfinal…

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will revealed, wanted son to grow up in NYC – Fox News

Fox NewsMay 19, 2002: From left, Adam Sandler, director Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson and Philip Seymour Hoffman pose for photographers during a photocall for their film “Punch Drunk Love”…

NBA Trade Rumors: Boston Celtics to wait until last minute to trade Rajon Rondo – FanSided

FanSidedJan 24, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) shoots the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit:…