Seattle fans loving 49ers’ winter of discontent – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewReports hold that the Cleveland Browns initiated a conversation regarding a trade for San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh, who has led the 49ers to three consecutive NFC…

Las Vegas is known for casinos, but museums hold treasure, too – The Spokesman Review

Las Vegas is known for casinos, but museums hold treasure, tooThe Spokesman ReviewPeople come to Las Vegas to gamble and be entertained, and the thought of including a visit to…

Atlanta Braves – TeamReport – GlobalPost

GlobalPostThe Atlanta Braves won 96 games a year ago and captured the National League East by 10 games. Yet they find themselves in the same place they were going into…

Kerry in Indonesia, Will Urge More Action on Climate Change – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia, where he plans to make a major speech Sunday on climate change and its possible impact on Asia. The…

NASCAR Daytona Shootout: Sprint Unlimited start time, info – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’s NASCAR race night at Daytona International Speedway, and we’ve got some essential information you need to get ready for tonight’s season-opening Sprint Unlimited. START…

US speed skaters struggle: Are high-tech suits to blame? – CBS News

CBS NewsShani Davis (left) of the United States competes during the Men’s 500 m Race 1 of 2 Speed Skating event during day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics…

NBA All-Star Reserves Announced – ESPN

ESPNThe Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers each had two players picked Thursday as reserves for the NBA All-Star Game, while the Indiana Pacers had to settle for one despite…

‘Not Game Ready’: Pitchers pan MLB-approved protective cap – Fox News

Fox NewsNEW YORK – Big league pitchers might feel safer on the mound this season. Major League Baseball has approved a protective cap for pitchers, hoping to reduce the damage…

Jury sides with Love over ex-lawyer tweet – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewA Twitter posting by Courtney Love suggesting that one of her attorneys had been “bought off” wasn’t defamatory, a jury decided Friday. The verdict came after roughly three…

Jay Leno – Jay Leno’s final guests announced – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comJay Lenos first-ever ‘Tonight Show’ guest, Billy Crystal, will join him for his final show next month. Jay Leno will be joined by Billy Crystal for his final show. The…

Reed hangs on to win Humana – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewPatrick Reed lost his putting touch for a few hours in the final round of the Humana Challenge. He found it when things were getting interesting. After shooting…

Vanderbilt names Derek Mason new head coach – TheCelebrityCafe.com

TheCelebrityCafe.comAfter a week of searching, the Vanderbilt Commodores have named Derek Mason the new head coach. Mason, 44, will make the move to Nashville from Stanford where he spent the…

Around college football: Penn State hires James Franklin – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchJames Franklin stepped out of a small jet and into what he called his “dream job” yesterday in State College, Pa. Franklin, who spent the past three years as…

Concussion clouds status of ‘poor kid’ Percy Harvin for NFC Championship Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEATTLE — Percy Harvin’s latest comeback didn’t even last one half. The Seattle Seahawks’ dynamic receiver left Saturday’s NFC divisional playoff game twice in the first half to be…

Bell Tolls: Big litmus test for Colts on Patriots’ turf – USA TODAY

USA TODAYConsider the path the Indianapolis Colts have taken to advance to the AFC divisional playoffs, and there is no denying the statements they made along the way with victories…

No lead safe with comeback kings – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteFOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady has been leading successful comebacks for more than a decade. Andrew Luck is just getting started. One of them should have a…

The time is now for Seahawks – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe time is now for Seahawks. Young, talented Seahawks look like they’re set up for a long run of success but in the NFL there are no guarantees.…

South Carolina tops Wisconsin 34-24 in Capital One Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO (AP) — Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on…

Britney Spears ‘DOES Sing Live’ In Las Vegas… If Only A Little – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseDespite earlier claiming that she “always” sings live at her shows, Britney Spears was accused by many critics of lip-synching the entirety of her Piece Of Me opening night in…

Tom Brady one of four Patriots named to Pro Bowl team – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFOXBOROUGH — The NFL announced the 2013 Pro Bowl selections Friday night, and the Patriots have four players among the 85 named to the team: quarterback Tom Brady, guard…

Setting the table for a Christmas feast – ESPN

ESPNBecause let’s face it, you’ve got to be a devoted NBA fan to watch all of this year’s Christmas Day lineup. For the first time since 2007, there won’t be…

Army-Navy Game evokes rivalry, pride – Philly.com

Philly.comNavy midshipmen stand in formation during the walk-on before the start of the Army-Navy NCAA college football game at Lincoln Financial Field, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Jacqueline Larma/AP).…

Three to the Hall – North Platte Telegraph

North Platte TelegraphLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however,…

Senate to hold hearing to discuss Amazon package delivery drones – Fox News

Fox NewsA Senate committee is planning to hold a hearing to discuss the potential impact of integrating drones into civilian life, on the heels of Amazon’s announcement it wants to…

5 things to know after Patriots top Texans 34-31 – Washington Post

Washington PostHOUSTON — Tom Brady raved about Rob Gronkowski after he helped New England rally for a 34-31 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. “Whenever he gets going, the…