Amanda Knox vows to fight murder conviction, won’t ‘go willingly’ to Italy – CNN

CNNFlorence, Italy (CNN) — Amanda Knox vowed Friday to fight her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher “until the very end” and said she “will never go…

Manning’s ‘Omaha’ shouts may be good for business – Washington Post

Washington PostOMAHA, Neb. — Unless Peyton Manning changes his habits, the Super Bowl-watching world will get to hear “Omaha!” again and again this Sunday. The Denver Broncos quarterback’s word choice…

Grammys 2014: Top social moments and surprises – CBS News

CBS NewsChicago and Robin Thicke? Stevie Wonder and Daft Punk? Sunday night’s 56th Grammy Awards featured plenty of star-studded moments (some head-scratching), countless musical pairings and even a few surprises.…

Macklemore Tells Kendrick Lamar ‘I Robbed You’ – MTV.com

MTV.comYou’d think Macklemore would be out celebrating his four wins at the 2014 Grammy Awards, but the Seattle rapper took some time to clear the air and spread love to…

Carmelo Anthony Hopes His 62-Point Explosion Propels the Knicks – New York Times

New York TimesCarmelo Anthony watching from the bench Friday after scoring 62 points, a Knicks record, against the Bobcats and leaving the game in the fourth quarter. Bill Kostroun/Associated Press.…

Justin Bieber caught boozing underage: Who is to blame? – Fox News

Fox NewsPop star Justin Bieber showed off his pearly whites in his mug shot when he was arrested in Miami on Jan. 23, 2014 and charged with driving under the…

Punchlines: Is there any hope for Chris Christie in 2016? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYChris Christie controversy? Well apparently, it involves Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis, a position as New Jersey’s physical fitness ambassador and a Senate run. According to reports, the sports…

Yankees’ star import Tanaka: Will his arm burn out? – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Japanese star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is only 25. He just pitched a perfect 24-0 season with a 1.27 ERA. For non baseball fans, that’s unbelievable form. It’s thanks…

Everything you need to know about the Chris Christie investigations – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)With the New Jersey scandal count already at two for 2014, and with the number of investigations poking at said scandals increasing by the day, it’s hard to…

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman, Like Cornerbacks Before Him, Plays Man-to-Man … – New York Times

New York TimesRichard Sherman’s comments after Sunday’s game to the Fox reporter Erin Andrews became a talking point. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images. Sports of The Times. By WILLIAM C. RHODEN.…

LeBron James Admits Dwyane Wade’s Knee Issues Are ‘Tough’ on Miami Heat – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Miami Heat aren’t keeping pace with the Indiana Pacers in the race for the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed, and some of the blame can be handed out…

NBC Renews ‘Parks and Recreation’ for Seventh Season, Plans Live ‘Peter Pan … – AceShowbiz

AceShowbizNBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt is also ‘bullish’ about ‘Community’ returning for a sixth season, and jokingly says he wants Miley Cyrus for the live ‘Peter Pan’ holiday special. Tweet…

Superman v Batman delayed to 2016 – BBC News

BBC NewsSuperman and Batman’s big screen team-up has been delayed by almost a year, film studio Warner Bros has confirmed. Originally scheduled for July 2015, the superhero set-to will now…

SAG Awards 2014: Will ’12 Years a Slave’ be the big winner? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWill it be a three-peat for Steve McQueen’s harrowing drama “12 Years a Slave”? The film enters the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday evening as…

A lot is different for Patriots and Broncos this time – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFOXBOROUGH — It wasn’t that long ago — less than eight weeks — that the Patriots and Broncos met in a nationally televised showdown at Gillette Stadium. Go back…

Bruce Springsteen joins Jimmy Fallon sing mocking duet about Chris Christie – Daily Mail

Daily MailHis hero Bruce Springsteen joined Late Night host Jimmy Fallon last night to sing a mocking duet about the beleaguered New Jersey governor following the George Washington Bridge scandal.…

Honey Boo Boo, family ‘really sore’ after car wreck – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHoney Boo Boo and most of her family are recovering from a Monday night car crash in their McIntyre, Ga., hometown. Dad Sugar Bear (David Thompson) was turning left…

Ex-Miss Venezuela Monica Spear killed in robbery – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Assailants shot and killed a popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela and her Irish ex-husband in the presence of their 5-year-old daughter when they…

Pioneering rock ‘n’ roller Phil Everly dies – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCheck out your photo or video now, and look for it in USA TODAY online, mobile, and print editions. View Your Contribution. Oops! Your submission didn’t go through. Please…

Kim Kardashian’s Daughter North West Gets Matching Ferrari Car Like Dad … – Us Magazine

Us MagazineOnly the best for his little girl! Baby North West got her very own mini Ferrari sports car over the holidays — just like her dad Kanye West! Kim…

Dean McDermott Cheated on Tori Spelling Claiming ‘Sexless Marriage’ – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. entertainment, tori spelling, dean mcdermott, cheating, emily goodhand. Tori Spelling is handling a…

Icebound Ship in Antarctica Edges Closer to Rescue – ABC News

ABC NewsA ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to…

NBA Christmas Day: Sporting News provides today’s action as it happens – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comChristmas Day has become the unofficial start of the NBA season for casual basketball fans, and so the league takes advantage of that fact, placing its best teams in competitive…

Al-Qaida-linked group claims Egypt police attack – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — An al-Qaida-inspired group based in Egypt’s Sinai has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing of the police headquarters in a Nile Delta city that killed 16…

Fallon + Timberlake = Big cameos & ratings for ‘SNL’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmerica sure loves a good bromance. When comedy BFFs Jimmy Fallon (host) and Justin Timberlake (musical guest) joined forces on Saturday Night Live, stars showed up and viewers tuned…

All Paul McCartney needs is love and this Nets T-shirt – New York Post

New York PostMoney can’t buy Paul McCartney love, nor can it buy the thrill of a free T-shirt. The near-billionaire was at Barclays Center on Monday, watching the Nets play…

Report: Ryan Freel suffered from CTE when he committed suicide – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer Cincinnati Reds player Ryan Freel was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he committed suicide last year, his family told the Florida Times-Union. A report from the…

Golden Globes snub Oprah, ‘The Butler’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt looks like the Golden Globes party will have to go on without Oprah. Actress and media mogul Oprah Winfrey has earned rave reviews for her performance as pugnacious…

Crew safe as cooling system problem plagues Space Station – CNET

CNETAll on board are OK, but NASA says part of the ISS’ cooling system has failed and the space agency is trying to figure out a solution. Daniel Terdiman. by…

Lack of bitterness set Mandela apart – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG — For all his years of struggle, imprisonment and political leadership, it was Nelson Mandela’s capacity to embrace his former oppressors without bitterness in order to achieve a…

Kim Kardashian Tweets Fan to Sit With Her at Kanye West’s Show—See the Pics! – E! Online

E! OnlineKim Kardashian gave one fan a night to remember during a recent Kanye West show. And it was all thanks to the powers of Twitter. The 33-year-old invited one…

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Marry at Palace of Versailles? – The Hollywood Gossip

The Hollywood GossipMove over, Kate Middleton. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are planning their very own royal wedding of sorts, according to the new issue of Us Weekly. The famously…

Jacoby Ellsbury joins New York Yankees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New York Yankees, after bluffing that they would slash their payroll this winter, exposed their hand to the baseball world Tuesday night. Yep, the Yankees are back to…

New Wonder Woman Gal Gadot: Five Fast Facts – People Magazine

People MagazineBen Affleck had better step up his gym routine because Gal Gadot, the actress cast to play Wonder Woman opposite him in the new Batman vs. Superman movie is…

Lady Gaga artRave tour starts May 4 in Florida – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter her four-show residency at New York’s Roseland Ballroom in March and April, Lady Gaga will launch artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour May 4 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The…