Breno Giacomini won a Super Bowl with the Seattle Seahawks in February on the field the New York Jets call home. Now the Jets are trying to make sure Giacomini plays there more often. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, the Jets are making a “strong push” to sign Giacomini, who is set to visit…
Cordell Broadus was born into rapping royalty but continues to make a name for himself on the football field. The 4-star wide receiver and son of hip hop icon Snoop Dogg has attracted attention from college programs across the country. Broadus,...Show More Summary
After fielding one of the most productive offenses in the SEC through a litany of injuries, Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator Mike Bobo earned an extension on his time in Athens. Seth Emerson of The Macon Telegraph reported Tuesday...Show More Summary
The new iPhone camera is 8-megapixels. Meanwhile, Canon is reportedly testing a new DSLR with 75-megapixels. But how many megapixels is the human eye? That is, how many megapixels would an image the size of your field of vision need to be to look normal? Read more...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new technique to fight crop insect pests may affect different insect populations differently, researchers report. They analyzed RNA interference (RNAi), a method that uses genetic material to "silence" specific genes – in this case genes known to give insect pests an advantage. Show More Summary
Denicos Allen, OLB, Michigan (Height: 5’11”, Weight: 218 lbs) Positives Diagnoses plays and reacts to what he sees well. Quick first step to click and close. Can chase from sideline to sideline and make tackles all over the field. Anticipates...Show More Summary
Matea Gold reports today on the first ever randomized field experiment to assess the influence of campaign contributions on legislators’ behavior. While the results shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone familiar with U.S. politics (spoiler alert: money = access), the study takes a first crack at quantifying exactly how money influences the legislative process. […]
The annual U.S. News and World Report survey is out on law schools and George Washington is ranked 20th. The ranking has become a dominant element in the field with a heavy influence on applications and even alumni giving. In the current downturn in the legal field (with decreases in applications), that influence has only […]
When Mindy Kaling isn’t answering a moronic reporter about the color of guy she wants, she is defending the fact that she’s an Indian woman with her own network television show. Via Flavorwire: But when the time came to field questions...Show More Summary
A large debris field sighted late yesterday by a Cathay Pacific flight off the east coast of Vietnam is the latest focus of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines 777. There are reports by Bloomberg and a more detailed update in the rolling log at the Aviation Herald. The debris sighting is in the [...]
Tight end Michael Hoomanawanui filled his role well for the Patriots in 2013, so it is no surprise the Patriots had interest in bringing him back in 2014. ESPN Insider Field Yates confirmed earlier reports from Yahoo! Sports and FoxShow More Summary
Safety Mike Mitchell made the most of a one-year deal in 2013, starting 14 games and providing the NFC South champion Panthers with solid play in the back end of the secondary. That would seem to position him well for a longer deal this offseason and early reports about interest in Mitchell around the league…
Rand Paul won the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll, the WaPo reports: Paul won 31 percent of the vote (compared with the 25 percent he won last year), beating a crowded field of more than two dozen...
TVNewser: Liz Wahl, the RT anchor who quit on air Wednesday afternoon, is open to job offers from CNN and MSNBC. In other words, prepare yourself for more reporters to quit during live broadcasts. FishbowlDC: Attention Sally Field fans — the actress will be in DC tomorrow for a walk promoting International Women’s Day. Show More Summary
U.S. natural gas storage capacity grew 2% in 2013, according to a report just released by EIA, led by strong gains in salt-based storage in the traditional Producing region as well as in nonsalt storage fields in the West. In contrast, there was almost no growth in storage capacity in the East. read more
The Labor Department releases the latest jobs report at 8:30 a.m. EST Friday. What do the data say about the state of the economy and what will they mean for the Federal Reserve?
Ohio State's 2013 season came to a crashing end with an Orange Bowl loss to Clemson two months ago, but a new season officially kicked off this week as the Buckeyes took the field for the start of spring practice. After saying goodbye...Show More Summary
The first week of spring ball for the Miami Hurricanes has concluded, and there is no shortage of news emerging from the Greentree Practice Fields. Miami has six weeks of practices scheduled, and the opening stretch provided an early...Show More Summary
The Marlins are reportedly quite pissed that the Red Sox fielded barely any major leaguers for today's spring training matchup. I will get this out of the way so you needn't bother: Marlins fans are quite pissed that the Marlins field barely any major leaguers during the regular season. Read more...
In a conversation with Andrew Lack and Thomas Fiedler, newly minted Boston University professor (and New York Times reporter) David Carr talked about getting into journalism: The dirty secret: journalism has always been horrible to get in; you always have … Read more