Around the NHL: Sharks, Pavelski roll over Flyers – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchEnlarge Image Yong Kim | Philadelphia Daily News Flyers goalie Steve Mason reflects on allowing a second-period goal to the Sharks’ Logan Couture. Sharks 7, Flyers 3: Joe Pavelski … Read More

Planet bonanza! Refined technique for planet ID nearly doubles total. (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAstronomers have uncovered 715 previously unannounced planets after using a new technique for sifting through the first two years’ worth of data from NASA’s Kepler mission. Skip to … Read More

How Alec Baldwin told it to New York – Capital New York

Capital New YorkBaldwin hit a disastrous patch with the New York media late last year, after a confrontation with a paparazzi in which he allegedly used an anti-gay slur and … Read More

MILLER: Prosecution rests in trial for DC man charged for one shotgun shell – Washington Times

MILLER: Prosecution rests in trial for DC man charged for one shotgun shellWashington TimesThe District of Columbia has finished presenting its case on why Mark Witaschek is a danger to … Read More

Alec Baldwin whines he ‘can’t live in New York anymore’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“I just can’t live in New York anymore,” he wrote in the cover story of the edition that hits stands Monday. “Everything I hated about L.A. I’m … Read More

Chris Christie to skip dinner with President Obama – Politico

PoliticoChris Christie won’t dine at the White House on his swing through Washington this weekend. The New Jersey governor is set to leave town Sunday morning, his office confirmed, before … Read More

Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most … Read More

Feds: Medicaid fraud reached ‘epidemic levels’ in D.C. region – Washington Times

Washington Times“An astonishing amount of money was stolen from the American taxpayer,” said Valerie Parlave, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Authorities are still tabulating the … Read More

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safe – Washington Times

Big money haul keeps Christie’s role as governor’s chairman safeWashington TimesChris Christie, still one of the hottest names in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination chase, heads to Washington surprisingly secure … Read More

George Zimmerman flees Miami after being accosted on beach and $10000 … – Daily Mail

Daily MailGeorge Zimmerman has accused President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder of making him a ‘scapegoat.’ In an interview Monday with CNN, Zimmerman told Chris Cuomo he suffered … Read More

‘Winter’s Tale’: an echo of ‘Downton,’ minus the fun – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesA two-star review of the romantic drama “Winter’s Tale,” starring a charming Colin Farrell, with Jessica Brown Findlay in a role perhaps too similar to that of Lady … Read More

Thunder-Wizards Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe only person who could keep Kevin Durant from extending his run of 30-point games was Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks. It doesn’t appear anyone can stop the team’s impressive … Read More

Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian Gaine – MiamiHerald.com

Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian GaineMiamiHerald.comAs of Sunday morning, Brian Gaine was still technically a finalist for the Dolphins’ general manager job. Three days later, he was out … Read More

Carl Lewis: Chris Christie Wanted Me Out Of Senate Race – Huffington Post

Huffington PostTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis says Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped a plan to appoint him the state’s first physical fitness ambassador … Read More

Bishop leads Lightning past Rangers – Reuters

ReutersBishop leads Lightning past Rangers. NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Lightning were excited about the prospects of playing in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. They left New York City … Read More

‘August’ burns with dark humor – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldFOOD FIGHT: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Julianne Nicholson, from left, play battling family members. 1. Friday, January 10, 2014. PrintEmail Comments [0]. By: James Verniere. “August: Osage County” … Read More

Redskins fire coach Mike Shanahan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Shanahan is out as the Washington Redskins’ coach and executive vice president. The team fired him after a meeting Monday morning, one day after the Redskins finished a … Read More

Syrian airstrike kills 21 in Aleppo: report – Washington Times

Washington TimesBEIRUT — A Syrian government airstrike hit a crowded vegetable market in a rebel-held neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least 21 people, activists … Read More

Suspect in Los Angeles airport shooting scheduled for court – Washington Times

Suspect in Los Angeles airport shooting scheduled for courtWashington TimesRANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) — The man who authorities say killed a TSA screener and wounded three other people during a … Read More

Farewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park – USA TODAY

Farewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick ParkUSA TODAYFarewell to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. The San Francisco 49ers play their final game at Candlestick Park Monday night before moving to the team’s … Read More

Redskins left star-struck again as Cowboys rally – Washington Times

Washington TimesWith a timeout temporarily halting the Dallas Cowboys’ offensive surge at the Washington Redskins’ 10-yard line, nose tackle Barry Cofield, defensive end Chris Baker, cornerback David Amerson and inside … Read More

Will Redskins’ Mike Shanahan follow London Fletcher out door? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLANDOVER, Md. — As much as Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher tried, there was no taming his emotions in his farewell home game after seven seasons with the franchise. … Read More

Tony Romo, Cowboys rally past Redskins – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLANDOVER, Md. — Sunday was Tony Romo’s take-that answer to his many critics. For the third time in three years, Romo and the Dallas Cowboys will be playing their … Read More

Peyton Manning breaks Tom Brady’s mark with 51st TD pass – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHOUSTON — Peyton Manning has broken Tom Brady’s NFL record for most touchdown passes in a season with 51. Denver’s Manning did it on a 25-yard touchdown pass tight … Read More

10 Yankees questions in wake of Ellsbury deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYChad Jennings examines 10 ramifications the Jacoby Ellsbury deal will have on the Yankees: 1. What does this mean for $189 million? The goal to sneak under Major League … Read More

Steelers’ Mike Tomlin admits fault, not intent for sideline fiasco – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCalling his actions embarrassing and inexcusable, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday he takes responsibility for his behavior on the controversial kickoff Thanksgiving night against the Baltimore Ravens … Read More

Mitt Romney Birther Joke Points To Bad Judgement

A small Michigan town called Commerce Township, may have been the scene of the fall of the Mitt Romney For President Campaign. Stepping up to the podium, the former Governor … Read More