"Old age" robbed the United Center faithful from witnessing Kobe Bryant's first game against Derrick Rose since the 2011 Christmas Day opener in Los Angeles began the shortened lockout season.
On many Christmases past, football fans and NFL draftniks had an excuse to duck away from unwrapping gifts for a few minutes. The old, reliable Blue-Gray Game was on, delivering a nice little needed dose of football in-between heaping plates of holiday cheer. An annual game for college stars hoping to turn pro, the Blue-Gray…
Cranking my way through games in old Chess Informants, I thought that one particular game seemed familiar. Indeed, Psakhis -- Pomes, Groningen 1990 (CI 50/304) followed Huebner -- Nogueiras, Barcelona 1989 (CI 47/343) until move 23. White to move Psakhis played 23.Rb6!Huebner had played 23.c3 and Nogueras found a stalemate resource at move 41. Show More Summary
If Santa brings you a shiny new laptop, video game console or flat-screen TV, don't toss the old one in the trash. Starting Jan. 1, the final phase of New York's 2010 electronics recycling law takes... To view the full story, click the title link.
Emile Heskey had seemingly played his final game in English football back in 2012 when he left Aston Vill for Australia. Unattached since April after the Newcastle Jets released him, Emile Heskey has finally found himself a new club. Championship club Bolton Wanderers have signed Heskey up on a short term contract. Capped 62 times […]
After two career-altering knee injuries, Chicago Bulls' star point guard Derrick Rose has been forced to make a few adjustments to his game. Some of those changes have to be reverted, though. It's no secret that the former league MVP has looked like a different player this season. Show More Summary
Manchester United face Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Boxing Day, ahead of a run of four games in 10 days. Some of the issues and decisions that will shape the game from Manchester United's perspective will be very familiar to those...Show More Summary
Deal Agreed – Manchester United set for shock transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com After going through seven games undefeated, it seems like finally, Manchester United are getting their old mojo back under Louis van Gaal. Show More Summary
I never know quite which deals to highlight: do I talk up mostly newer games that haven't been on sale time and time again, or do I stand my ground by highlighting old favorites that most (but not all!) of us already own? Hmm. Little...Show More Summary
It's an old story: video game is released, modder makes it better, game developer reacts by treating modders like idiots, even though modding makes the original game more attractive for purchase. It's not always this way of course; some game developers are capable of seeing the value in the modding community. Show More Summary
While we're waiting for Nintendo to officially get on board with offering old games on smartphones and making piles and piles of money, sneaky apps continue to pop up on Apple's app store with hidden emulation functionality. If you're quick, you can grab an NES/SNES emulator right now without needing to jailbreak your phone.
"I know exactly why I'm playing these games, but that old pretense that free-to-play games aren't 'real' is still fun to play with. They're designed to retain players."...
Watching Anthony Davis dominate an NBA game can make you forget he's just 21 years old. He's a big kid. The Pelicans let him loose at Toys R Us in New Orleans, and Davis quickly reminded everyone how closely he relates to young fans....Show More Summary
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - widely considered one of the greatest role-playing games of all time (and a personal favourite) - has finally launched on Android. It's on the Google Play store for £3.20 - that's 50 per cent off for the launch. Show More Summary
Attention, meatbags: If you somehow missed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic the first three times it was released, now might be your chance to finally fix that. How so? Well, BioWare's excellent role-playing game set in a galaxy far, far away i...
Napoli were the victors tonight when they took on Juventus in the Italian Super Cup. Rafa Benitez’s side triumphed 6-5 on penalties after the game ended 2-2 in normal time to deny Max Allegri a first trophy as boss of the Old Lady. Serie A top scorer Carlos Tevez bagged a brace for Juve while […]
The Halo 5: Guardians beta offers frenetic multiplayer combat that both evolves from and pays tribute to Halo games of old.
Kobe Bryant had himself an atrocious game against the Kings yesterday, scoring 25 while missing 22 of his 30 shots and committing nine turnovers in 38 minutes of sad, clunky run. Old Man Kobe maniacally shooting his team out of games is something that's been happening a lot this year, but yesterday felt like a turning point. Read more...
Focus, it's apparently what old people say young people lack these days. Well in China, a new mobile app seeks to use public humiliation as a means to help its users focus better. Oh, did I mention that this app was also a game? Read more...