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March 17, 2015 10:36 PM Andrew Hammond parlays nickname into free burgers

Andrew Hammond said he didn't eat the hamburger thrown to the ice by some unknown fan because it was "cold." A better reason for not eating the burger is that it was thrown to the ice by some unknown fan. Hammond, goalie for the Ottawa Senators, is nicknamed "The Hamburglar," thus the puck-shaped treat after the Senators' shootout victory over the visiting 31

March 17, 2015 10:07 PM Google Exec Tells SXSW 2015 That Google Glass Failed Because of 'Too Much Attention'

During a South by Southwest keynote today, Google X's moonshots captain, Astro Teller, told a packed crowd that Google Glass failed because of the negative publicity it suffered from in recent years. Google Glass is one of many projects that are part of Google X, the company's secretive lab which Teller spearheads. According to him, the Mountain View, Calif 35

March 17, 2015 9:27 PM Jesse Temple: Chris Borland's decision proof of his true toughness

It was October 2012. Axe Week. Days before Wisconsin would renew one of the longest-standing college football rivalries in the country against Minnesota. And Chris Borland and I were schmoozing after practice about the virtues of playing without a finger. Borland, then a Badgers linebacker, was relaying a story he had heard earlier in the week about 33

March 17, 2015 8:08 PM Arkansas House panel supports Broyles-backed publicity law

A House committee has endorsed a bill backed by the family of Arkansas football icon Frank Broyles that would establish a right of publicity to prevent an unwanted use of his likeness. The House Judiciary Committee advanced the bill Tuesday to the full body in a voice vote. Advocates say the change will prevent businesses from using a person's name or likeness 30

March 17, 2015 6:51 PM Ten years after: What remains from the Terri Schiavo case

On Terri Schiavo's gravestone, it says she "departed this earth" on Feb. 25, 1990. Death, for most, is incontrovertible, but in Schiavo's case, those words were the heart of an intense legal and social debate that divided a nation. What happened on that winter morning in Florida was only the beginning of an odyssey of medical care, courtroom battles 56

March 17, 2015 5:55 PM Starbucks baristas serve up conversation about race along with coffee

Starbucks wants its baristas to join the conversation about race relations in America. A new campaign called Race Together that launched at all company stores this week is intended to encourage discussions about race between Starbucks employees and customers. Baristas are encouraged, but not required, to write the words Race Together on cups to engage 35 1

March 17, 2015 5:22 PM Scott Disick heads to rehab

Scott Disick, the boyfriend of Kourtney Kardashian and father of her three kids, is taking another stab at rehab. The reality TV star, 31, issued a news release Monday saying his substance abuse problems are "bigger than me and I'm ready to truly remedy this struggle I continue to battle." At least he gets to do battle at the posh Rythmia Life Advancement 46

March 17, 2015 12:07 PM Robert Durst and 'The Jinx': a true crime classic, both for the tale and the telling of it (+video)

New York — Stories about the twists and turns of real-life crime, including HBO’s documentary “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” which concluded its six-part series Sunday, have a storied tradition of their own in American culture. From Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” in the 1960s to Joe McGinniss’s “Fatal Vision” in the 1980s to contemporary 41

March 17, 2015 11:07 AM NCAA heads to U.S. appeals court over athlete pay

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of athletes trying to win a slice of the billions of dollars universities reap from football and basketball will face a full court press on Tuesday from the NCAA, which is determined to enforce amateurism in college sports. The National Collegiate Athletic Association wants a U.S. appeals court to undo a ruling last year that allowed 39

March 17, 2015 10:11 AM Dayton's diss of ad campaign backfired, Wisconsin tourism head says

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s slam of a Wisconsin tourism campaign as “idiotic” backfired on the Gopher State governor, says Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett. Dayton’s dig against the “Airplane” campaign last year generated so much free publicity that Klett’s office sent him a basket of Wisconsin products and a thank you note, she told the 800 representatives 41