NYPD ogles Google Glass specs – CNN

CNNNew York (CNN) — The New York Police Department has procured two pair of Google Glass specs, the experimental head-mounted computers, to determine possible applications to police work, the department…

Kevin Stadler grateful for Bubba Watson error after claiming first PGA Tour win – SkySports

SkySportsKevin Stadler admitted his first PGA Tour victory had come out of the blue after claiming the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Stadler was handed the title when his playing partner…

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year – NFL.com

NFL.comNEW YORK — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player.…

At Home, With Mom And Her Murderous Beau – NPR

NPRSo here’s the setup: It’s 1987. Frank, a convicted murderer, has escaped from a New Hampshire prison, and he’s holding Adele, a fragile divorcee, and her 12-year-old son, Henry, captive…

UPDATE 2-Microsoft board preparing to name Nadella as CEO -report – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE Jan 30 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company’s next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources…

Ceres asteroid vents water vapour – BBC News

BBC NewsObservations of the Solar System’s biggest asteroid suggest it is spewing plumes of water vapour into space. Ceres has long been thought to contain substantial quantities of ice within…

Blue Jackets beat Kings, record seventh straight win – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It’s been so much fun winning their past seven games, the Columbus Blue Jackets don’t want to quit now. R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead…

Syrians accuse Assad regime of ‘systemic’ torture – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMMAN, Jordan — Syrians who escaped the dictatorship of Bashar Assad said Tuesday that the use of torture by the regime as documented by the release of hundreds of…

Stay away from Richard Sherman – ESPN

ESPNSEATTLE — Richard Sherman wasn’t playing. Michael Crabtree wasn’t going to make a play on him, not on this night, not ever, not when a trip to the Super Bowl…

Pete Carroll leads Seahawks with enthusiasm, toughness – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Willie McGinest was one of the few true believers in his young New England Patriots coach Pete Carroll when many teammates rolled their eyes, scoffing at…

Sandra Bullock takes Louis to school after success at People’s Choice Awards – Daily Mail

Daily MailJust hours after scooping three awards at the People’s Choice Awards, Sandra Bullock was up bright and early and back on mother duty on Thursday. The actress was still…

Rodman teammate: N. Korean ‘mission accomplished’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING – As Dennis Rodman continued his controversial “basketball diplomacy” inside North Korea Friday, his U.S. team-mates at an exhibition game Wednesday flew out of Pyongyang praising their trip…

Frank Thomas: Steroid users ‘should not get in’ Hall – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAs Hall of Fame voters make their repudiation of suspected steroid users increasingly clear, they have an ally with a newly elevated platform in Frank Thomas. The slugging first…

How important is home field advantage in the wild-card round? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the second time in four seasons, the New Orleans Saints are in the playoffs as an NFC wild-card team, and they again will have to go on the…

Pedestrian Seriously Injured When Struck By Car In San Francisco – CBS Local

Pedestrian Seriously Injured When Struck By Car In San FranciscoCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Downtown San…

FBI: SF Chinese Consulate Fire Set Intentionally – ABC News

ABC NewsThe FBI said Thursday a fire at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco was ignited in front of the building, leading to an arson investigation and calls from the…

Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comPASADENA, Calif. — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious…

Michael Schumacher injured by ‘extreme bad luck, not speed’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMichael Schumacher suffered life-threatening head injuries because of “extreme bad luck” and not because of recklessness, and had been helping a friend who had fallen shortly before his own catastrophic…

NBA Trade Rumors – Russell Westbrook Injury Sparks Trade Talks In OKC; Who … – KpopStarz

KpopStarzThe Oklahoma City Thunder suffered a setback into their stellar campaign when Russell Westbrook got injured again. According to the Oklahoman, the timetable set for his return extends beyond the…

We probably will never get the Kobe-LeBron showdown we want – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Miami Heat muscled past the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day, 101-95. LeBron James dropped 19 points and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh each added 23. There was…

Draymond Green and Blake Griffin ejected for elbows in Clippers-Warriors … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe final quarter of the Los Angeles Clippers’ Christmas game against the Golden State Warriors got contentious. At the start of the quarter, officials reviewed the final play of…

Justin Bieber tweets retirement, then tells fans ‘IM HERE FOREVER’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWho can you Belieb? Justin Bieber is tweeting mixed messages about his future a week after dropping his bombshell “retirement” announcement on a Los Angeles radio station.…

Amazon Giving Away Over $40 In Free Apps For Christmas [Today Only] – Android Police

Android PoliceAmazon definitely knows how to get into the Christmas spirit. To celebrate the world’s biggest gift-giving holiday, the Appstore is giving away over $40 in paid apps for free.…

‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Ben Stiller’s ambitious, uneven Thurber … – Washington Post

Washington PostThis has been such an exceptional year in movies that calling a movie “perfectly likable” or even “good” starts to sound like faint praise. Which means that “The Secret…

NBA roundup: Michael Beasley, LeBron James boost Heat – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeLeBron James scored 38 points and Michael Beasley made two free throws with 9.2 seconds left in overtime to put host Miami up for good as the Heat beat…

‘Duck Dynasty’ patriarch Phil Robertson says he ‘will not give’ after … – Fox News

Fox NewsPhil Robertson, one of the stars of the A&E reality show “Duck Dynasty” who ignited a national controversy this week with remarks in a magazine interview comparing homosexuality to…

Don’t Ditch Dennis – The MMQB

The MMQBThese last couple of years they’ve been making changes around here to put themselves in a position to move forward, and next year they’re going to be able to…

NFL blackout rule contested, but no light for fans yet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOne of the NFL’s longest-standing rules may be hitting the bricks and that could be good news for some television viewers. For much of the past four decades, when…

In rematch, Panthers aim to increase pressure Drew Brees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHARLOTTE — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera can thank St. Louis Rams sack master Robert Quinn and his line mates for providing a blueprint on how to stop the…

Alabama coach Nick Saban agrees to new contract – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAlabama coach Nick Saban has agreed to a contract extension, the university announced Friday night, one that Saban said could see him through the end of his coaching career.…

Sherman, Schwartzman share in the ‘Mary Poppins’ love – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNearly 50 years after he put “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius” and “Chim Chim Cher-ee” into the pop-culture vernacular with his brother Robert, Richard Sherman is still a stalwart champion of all things…

Titans really thought Peyton Manning would sign with them – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASHVILLE — He’s been in Denver for the better part of two seasons now, piling up touchdown passes by the dozen and guiding the Broncos to one victory after…

Weekend Box Office: Catching Fire and Frozen Enjoy A Holiday Box Office Feast – Cinema Blend

Cinema BlendThe Thanksgiving weekend was big news for a handful of major players while the rest of the field had very little to be thankful for. It was a tale…

End of Auburn vs. Alabama is one second in college football that will be talked … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsOn the television screen, on screens all across the country on Thanksgiving weekend, a time when extraordinary things have happened before in college football, the long field…

No. 3 Ohio State holds on to beat Michigan 42-41 – Boston.com

Boston.comOhio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) looks back at Michigan defensive back Blake Countess The Associated Press Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (5) looks back at Michigan defensive back Blake…