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Rangers Top White Sox 12-0 in Perez's 1st Shutout

39 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Martin Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night.

Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton Hits Walk-off Grand Slam vs. Mariners

After hitting 117 home runs in his first four years in the Majors, Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is off to a great start in 2014, especially after what he did on Friday night. With nobody out in the bottom of the ninth of Friday's...Show More Summary

Cancer-stricken woman on Chinese Dream Show: I want to get a new girlfriend for my husband

2 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

23-year-old Ms Fu Ying says that her husband is a "God-given" : He feeds her first when they have meals together, and piggy-backs her up and down the stairs daily just so that she would not feel tired. But last Friday, she appeared in...Show More Summary

Ike Davis Will Blossom into Solid Player After Trade to Pittsburgh Pirates

After several seasons of disappointment with the New York Mets, first baseman Ike Davis will finally be given the fresh start he so desperately needs. The Pittsburgh Pirates' official Twitter account announced on Friday that the team had acquired Davis for right-handed relief pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later: D.J. Show More Summary

World's first museum dedicated to Tiananmen crackdown to open in Hong Kong

2 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The world's first museum dedicated to the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown wants to convince Chinese visitors to fight for democracy when it opens in Hong Kong next week, almost 25 years on, organisers said Friday. The permanent exhibition,...Show More Summary

Friday Talking Points -- Our 4/20 Acronym Contest Challenge

Three hundred of these columns? To coin a phrase... far out, man. We'll get to patting ourselves on the back in a bit, but first we'd like to propose a party game for this weekend's big 4/20 festivities across the land. So put this in your (metaphorical) pipe and smoke it. The rules for this contest are pretty simple. Show More Summary

Learning to Wait In the Dark: A Holy Saturday Reflection

Holy Saturday reminds me that one has to learn how to be Christian. When I first came to Christian faith, the day meant nothing to me. It was the blank day between the high dramas of Good Friday and Easter, the day when nothing happened. Show More Summary

Outkast - B.O.B.

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last Friday Outkast reunited at Coachella for their first performance since 2002, opening with the 154 bpm banger "B.O.B." Their reception was mixed at best, but the performance was undoubtedly historic. And of all songs to lead with, they chose one of the fastest and most aggressive. Read more...

Rogers Out at Georgia Public Broadcasting

Former state Sen. Chip Rogers has reportedly been let go from his $150,000 a year job position at Georgia Public Broadcasting. The AJC is reporting that Rogers was informed on Friday, and was “blindsided.” Rogers was first elected to the Legislature in 2002. He resigned in December 2002 to take what he called a “dream job” […]

Ike Davis Traded to Pirates: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Ike Davis in trade with the New York Mets on Friday, according to CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman on Twitter: The Pirates' official Twitter account confirmed the deal: Heyman...Show More Summary

Mets trade Ike Davis to Pirates

The Mets dealt Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday evening before their game with the Braves at Citi Field, sources told the Daily News. Lucas Duda prevailed over Davis in competition for the starting first baseman's job.

First clip from Preservation starring Wrenn Schmidt and Aaron Staton

Christopher Denham’s PRESERVATION started making the rounds last night as it had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and will continue to screen through Friday April, 25th. On tap today is the film’s first ever clip featuring its two leads Aaron Staton and Wrenn Schmidt as they try to find a way to get the hell out of dodge. Show More Summary

Fender Stratocaster turns 60

An original 1954 Fender Stratocaster head stock, left, is shown next to a 2014 model, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at a studio in Scottsdale, Ariz. April 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the very first Stratocaster ever sold. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Lawyer: Bryan Singer Not In Hawaii During Sexual Assault Claim

HONOLULU (AP) — A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series show that Singer wasn't in Hawaii when...Show More Summary

Artist Portraits From Coachella 2014

6 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last weekend we told you our top moments for the first week of Coachella from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Today, before the second weekend of the festival begins, we’d like to share some of our intimate portraits of artists and bands at Coachella, including Future Islands, Blood Orange, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett, and Alexis Krauss of [...]

Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins Game 1: Live Score and Highlights

The Boston Bruins meet the Detroit Red Wings Friday in Game 1 of the first playoff series between these two Original Six teams since 1957. The Bruins had a dominating regular season, and head coach Claude Julien's team has designs on winning its second Stanley Cup in four seasons. Show More Summary

Michelle Obama, Kellie Pickler to guest star on 'Nashville'

The White House is coming to "Nashville." On Friday, ABC announced that First Lady Michelle Obama will guest star on the penultimate episode of the season, scheduled to air May 7.

Idris Elba Welcomes New Baby Boy!

British actor Idris Elba shared the first snapshot of his new baby boy Winston with the world on Twitter on Friday.

Lagunitas brewery officially opens Chicago operation

The newest brewery in Chicago officially fired up its bottling operation for the first time Friday after a celebratory toast of the company’s India Pale Ale.

A Quote For Good Friday

“Just as we were all, potentially, in Adam when he fell, so we were all, potentially, in Jerusalem on that first Good Friday before there was an Easter, a Pentecost, a Christian, or a Church. It seems to me worth while asking ourselves who we should have been and what we should have been doing. […]

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