Internet Firms Release Data on NSA Spy Requests – ABC News

ABC NewsMajor technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information for secret national security investigations — figures showing the government collected … Read More

Stanford women again top Cal – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleScore it 2-0 in the Battle of the Bay, advantage Stanford. The Cal women could not accomplish on Sunday afternoon what its men’s counterpart did the night before … Read More

Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks: Super Bowl 2014 position breakdown – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneSeattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) during the NFC divisional playoff game between the … Read More

Forty-eight things to know about Super Bowl XLVIII – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThere’s only one game left in the 2013 NFL season and it’s kind of an important one: Super Bowl XLVIII. To to prepare you for the biggest sports spectacle of … Read More

Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Weasels Its Way Into Viewers’ Hearts Using Puppies … – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comWhile we’re on the subject of Super Bowl ads, which we will be for a few days to come, let’s talk Budweiser. Why? Because puppies. Apparently the beer brand is … Read More

Reflective Peyton Manning enjoying ‘uncle time’ with Eli’s new daughter – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERSEY CITY — Peyton Manning was relaxed and reflective Wednesday, cherishing the support of brothers Cooper and Eli and the opportunity to play in a third Super Bowl in … Read More

Marshawn Lynch likely won’t be fined for Media Day behavior – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comNEWARK, N.J. — By the end of his stunt, everyone involved in this Marshawn Lynch fiasco seemed embarrassed to be there. Everyone but Marshawn Lynch, anyway. As word spread that … Read More

AP PHOTOS: Mavericks surfing competition underway – Washington Post

Washington PostHALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Forecasters had predicted that the … Read More

New ‘Survivor’ cast includes famous faces, teams – Fox News

Fox News“Survivor” hits the beach this February for its 28th season, pitting 18 brand-new castaways against each other in a Brains vs. Beauty vs. Brawn twist. The CBS reality staple … Read More

Katy Perry announces 2014 Prism tour dates – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThis summer, Katy Perry will unleash her Roar in 46 cities. Her Prismatic World Tour will kick off on June 22 in Raleigh, N.C., and she’ll wrap it up … Read More

’12 Years,’ ‘Hustle’ head up tonight’s Golden Globes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe movies 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle aim for a golden start to the awards season tonight. 12 Years, the story of a free black man sold … Read More

CES 2014: Yahoo’s Mayer puts on a show – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — Hundreds came to see Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speak at the International CES show today. What they got was a show straight out of P.T. Barnum. … Read More

One month before Olympics, Russia puts Sochi under high security – CNN

CNNMoscow (CNN) — One month before the Winter Olympics begin in the Russian resort town of Sochi — and in the shadow of last month’s deadly bombings in the city … Read More

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas, Biggio could gain Hall – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK — Baseball writers could elect a quartet of players to the Hall of Fame for the first time in more than a half-century. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine … Read More

Canada names Olympic hockey roster – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTeam Canada put an emphasis on experience in naming 11 members of the 2010 gold medal team, including Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby, to the roster that will represent … Read More

T-Mobile US chief says he is flattered by AT&T plan – UPI.com

UPI.comBELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 4 (UPI) — AT&T’s offer of $450 to customers who switch to AT&T from the U.S. carrier T-Mobile US is a “bribe,” a top T-Mobile executive said. … Read More

Texas chooses Louisville’s Charlie Strong, according to multiple reports – SB Nation

SB NationStrong would leave for Austin after four seasons as the Cardinals’ head coach, if reports are accurate. However, the deal is not official. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share … Read More

Ogwumike sets Pac-12 rebound mark as Stanford tops Oregon – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIt must be fun for the Cardinal faithful to look at the Pac-12 record book. Take the all-time rebounding list. The school after each of the top four … Read More

Brennan: Dantonio sends message, Spartans still Rosy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Not many big-time college football coaches these days are willing to make the decision Mark Dantonio made Christmas night. He suspended a superstar, the face of … Read More

Revelers start ringing in 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney’s iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year. More than … Read More

Raiders lose finale, but Allen expected back – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePeyton Manning and the Denver Broncos set two more NFL records Sunday afternoon at the O.co Coliseum, but if you ask the Raiders brass the game never happened. … Read More

Warriors beat Clippers on testy Christmas night – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson blocked a shot by Chris Paul with 1 second left then contested Jamal Crawford’s 3-pointer that fell short at the final buzzer, and … Read More

Oregon State soars past Boise State in Hawaii Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHONOLULU (AP) — Rashaad Reynolds and Oregon State made the most of their final chance to stop a costly losing streak. Reynolds returned two fumbles for touchdowns, helping the … Read More

Sharks top Avalanche after late goal flurry – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe way the Sharks and Avalanche traded goals late Monday, it looked more like a holiday gift exchange. The three goals in 91 seconds set the stage for … Read More

Bolts Beat Oakland to Stay Alive in Playoff Race – ABC News

ABC NewsBuffalo’s 19-0 win against Miami was being shown on the scoreboard video screen while the Chargers were warming up for their game against Oakland. Updates of New England’s 41-7 … Read More