Jamie Benn paces Dallas as Stars move into 8th spot in West – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The Canadian Olympian had a goal and two assists to lead Dallas to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for … Read More

NFL Scouting Combine Day 3 recap: Michael Sam’s day and Khalil Mack’s … – SB Nation

SB NationINDIANAPOLIS – Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium was Michael Sam Day. The media that crowded around Sam was a larger group than the one … Read More

It’s time for more accountability on social media, write Susie O’Brien – Herald Sun

It’s time for more accountability on social media, write Susie O’BrienHerald SunMany people would turn off the phone and block any abusers, but Dawson clearly had a love-hate relationship with … Read More

Fan arrested for groping ‘Modern Family’ star in Australia – AFP

AFPSydney — Australian police said Friday they had arrested a man for allegedly groping “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland at an event for fans in Sydney, as the US actress … Read More

Paper Now Available For iOS In The US, And It Could Be A Facebook … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchFacebook’s new standalone app Paper is now available for download on iOS to everyone in the US, and it’s more than just a content reader. Paper has messages, notifications, search, … Read More

Tampa Bay Rays sign Australian relief pitcher Grant Balfour on two-year deal – Herald Sun

Herald SunAUSTRALIAN relief pitcher Grant Balfour has agreed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the Major League Baseball club announced on Thursday. The contract reportedly will bring the … Read More

What would the tennis world look like if Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had … – Herald Sun

Herald SunROGER Federer and Rafael Nadal have won 30 grand slam titles between them, and played one another eight times in the final of a major tournament. Federer has won … Read More

Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Two more ‘black widow’ suspects identified – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBy Albina Kovalyova, Richard Engel and Erin McClam, NBC News. SOCHI, Russia — Russian security officials are hunting for two more young Muslim women — so-called “black widow” terror suspects … Read More

Li Returns to the Semifinals, And Ivanovic Tumbles Out – New York Times

New York TimesLi Na of China will play either Ana Ivanovic of Serbia or Eugenie Bouchard of Canada next. Renee Mckay/Getty Images. Advertising. MELBOURNE, Australia — The two-time finalist Li … Read More

Thai protesters start Bangkok “shutdown” in bid to topple PM – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of anti-government protesters began a blockade at major intersections in Bangkok on Monday as they sought to paralyze Thailand’s capital, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister … Read More

Roger Federer unleashes secret weapon for Aussie Open as he leads Kids Day – Daily Mail

Daily MailWhen Roger Federer announced he was going to be using a larger tennis racquet this season nobody thought it was going to be this big. The Swiss will set … Read More

Inquest in Britain clears police in killing that triggered riots – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLONDON – Fury from family and supporters greeted an inquest jury’s finding Wednesday that police acted lawfully when they shot Mark Duggan through the chest in 2011, a … Read More

An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from ice-bound … – BBC News

BBC NewsA Chinese helicopter arrived close to the vessel, bringing in a crew to assess the landing situation. The aircraft is expected to return within the hour to begin ferrying … Read More

Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed leaders designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, outlawing the country’s most successful political movement and vowing to treat anyone who belongs … Read More

Queen Elizabeth II shares Christmas message of reflection Add to … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailIn her annual Christmas message Queen Elizabeth II calls upon people of faith to take time in the new year to pause for reflection and contemplation. She … Read More

Nelson Mandela ceremony interpreter branded ‘fake’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe sign language interpreter used at Tuesday’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela was being called a “fake” by the Deaf Federation of South Africa. Please get RID of this … Read More