Pete Carroll, Seahawks win with style all their own – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Peyton Manning and his high-octane Denver Broncos offense had never seen a defense quite like the Seattle Seahawks. Then again, nobody in the NFL has…

Dismal Wii U sales prompt pay cuts for Nintendo execs – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comThe Wii U has sold so poorly that Nintendo’s president, Satoru Iwata, is voluntarily cutting his pay in half. Despite rave reviews of games like “Super Mario 3D World” and…

How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal – PCWorld

PCWorldGoogle and Samsung have signed a “global patent cross-license agreement” that covers the companies’ existing patents and future ones over the next 10 years. In a brief statement released Sunday,…

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman arrives at Super Bowl XLVIII, leaves trash talk at … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSo much FOR being the life of the party. One week ago, Richard Sherman needed just 18 seconds to deliver a trash-talking tirade that captivated the nation…

Nevada Republicans optimistic about chance to host 2016 national convention – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunAnne Stone of Republicans for Choice talks with Luke Stancil, 16, of North Carolina (center) and Sean Harrington, 20, of Arlington, Mass. (left) at a table in the…

Morning Briefing: Jan. 24, 2014 – Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Herald-RepublicNEW YORK — Stephen Curry, Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving were voted NBA All-Stars Thursday, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans.…

Don’t call him a ‘thug’ and 4 other things you should know about Richard Sherman – CNN

CNN(CNN) — In the football world, Richard Sherman had a reputation as an elite, shutdown cornerback who will talk trash then back it up. Now, thanks to a few post-game…

Around the NBA: Pacers rout Clippers behind Paul George’s 36 – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchPacers 106, Clippers 92: Paul George scored 36 points and Lance Stephenson added 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead host Indiana over Los Angeles last night. The Pacers…

Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals He Was Close To Turning Down ‘Sherlock … – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comBenedict Cumberbatch gives ‘Sherlock Holmes’ fans a fright after revealing he nearly turned down the “iconic character” and had to “have a pause for thought,” before agreeing to play the…

Trace Adkins Enters Rehab Following Cruise Ship Drama—Get the Details – E! Online

E! OnlineTrace Adkins has entered rehab. The country singer’s rep confirmed to E! News that he “has entered a treatment facility after a setback in his battle with alcoholism.” The…

Brady on Robert Mathis, Andrew Luck, and facing old teammates – Boston.com

Boston.comFOXBOROUGH — Struck with a cold and donning a knit cap, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addressed the media ahead of Saturday’s divisional playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. It will…

Bass won’t pass up ‘D’ – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldBrandon Bass posts up against Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson, left, and Cavaliers guard Jarrett Jack in the first half of their NBA basketball game at TD Garden. 1. Sunday,…

NBA results, Dec. 27 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleKevin Durant had 34 points and 12 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder- without injured guard Russell Westbrook – held off the host Charlotte Bobcats 89-85 Friday night.…

Babe Laufenberg: Jon Kitna looks like he’s been a mall Santa for the last two years – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsDallas Cowboys back-up quarterbacks Kyle Orton (18) and Jon Kitna (3) practicing on Christmas Day at the Cowboys training facility at Valley Ranch, on Dec. 25, 2013 in…

2013 Hawaii Bowl Numerical: Oregon State’s hot start and Boise State’s new start – SB Nation

SB NationOregon State cruised to a 38-23 win over Boise State in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. Here are the numbers that explain how the Beavers did it. Tweet Share on…

AJ McCarron wins Maxwell; Jameis Winston takes O’Brien – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Saturday’s Heisman Trophy Award just got a little more drama on Thursday at the Home Depot College Football Awards when Florida State’s Jameis Winston…

Colin Kaepernick, 49ers overcome rival Seahawks, 19-17 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Colin Kaepernick has slayed his boogeyman. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback got his first win against the Seattle Seahawks in his third start against the 49ers’…

Yankees Did The Right Thing – ESPN

ESPNJay Z might have encountered “99 Problems” during his foray into the baseball representation business, but finding a team willing to spend $240 million on a player who’s never finished…