Pro-Russians protested and stormed more government buildings in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk on the same day that Crimea voted to stay with Ukraine or join the Russian Federation. For the second day in a row, protesters gathered in Lenin Square before moving to government buildings around the city. Show More Summary
There are enough restaurants in New York City for one person to eat out every night for 54 years and never visit the same place twice. If WalMart employees were an army, it would have the second largest military in the world. Do these facts help your social media strategy? Most likely not. read more
In writing for this site, I try very hard not to do two things. The first is not to write in the first person. You can see I have already abandoned that effort for this piece. The second is not to break the fourth wall in the journalistic sense. Show More Summary
Hannibal Buress announced via Twitter yesterday that Comedy Central has picked up his series Unemployable for 10 episodes — in addition to his stellar recurring gig on Broad City (which was just picked up for a second season) and upcoming hour-long standup special. This is excellent news for anyone who wants more Hannibal Buress in their lives.
If you only watch the above Vine, which is the second part of the incident, it looks like the ref was spot on to send off Man City captain Vincent Kompany in the 9th minute at Hull today. But that only tells half the story, and the wrong half at that. The Vine below shows [...]
FA Cup semi-finalist Hull City plays League Cup winner Manchester City today in the first match of the day. With a win, Manuel Pellegrini’s side will move back into second place in the league, at least temporarily until tomorrow. It’s … Continue reading ? Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 30: Open Thread is a post from World Soccer Talk.
For the second time in a row, Denny Hamlin set the pace at Bristol Motor Speedway. At last year's Irwin Night Tools Race on Aug. 24, Hamlin earned the pole with a time of 14.878 seconds. On Friday, he did one better, not only earning...Show More Summary
Denny Hamlin has broken the two-race Team Penske streak of poles. Hamlin will start first after setting a track speed record with a lap of 129.99 MPH in the second round of qualifying and will start first for Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol. Show More Summary
At our second launch party in Boston, we rocked the Middlesex Lounge. We introduced the mission of Two Cities, held a raffle, heard contributor L. Michael Hager read from his work, and met some great new literary friends. Thanks to everyone who came out for the event, and thanks as well to our wonderful writers. […]
Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis got hit by a pitch from Kansas City Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie during Thursday's spring training matchup in Arizona. Can you locate the spot where Kipnis got hit? Whoever can find...Show More Summary
"Other bands have cancelled their shows, but there was... no f---ing way 30 Seconds to Mars wasn't going to be here," the actor and rock star said during a concert in the city this week. read more
New York, Los Angeles, maybe even Seattle. These are the usual suspects for Chicagoans looking for a new home. But one of the sleeper picks slowly becoming a haven for former Second City residents might come as a surprise: Austin, Texas. Show More Summary
The second day of the Big 12 tournament brought out the conference’s elite teams. After the lower seeds battled for a right to continue on Wednesday, the top four seeds hit the Sprint Center court in Kansas City, Mo. for Thursday’s quarterfinals games. Action began at 12:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Kevin Durant really, really (really) respects Kobe Bryant. Speaking with the Los Angeles Daily News' Mark Medina, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar didn't duck questions of Bryant's influence and talent, readily putting him in the company of Michael Jordan. "He’s the greatest of all time. Show More Summary
An Oklahoma City FOX affiliate cut 15 seconds from the broadcast of Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson on Sunday night when an 'operator error' (according to its explanation on Twitter) interrupted it with a local news promotion. The 15 seconds...
Four years after the first Ferrari theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, opened its doors to the public, the second has been announced, this time for the Spanish city of Barcelona. The new theme park, to be called Ferrari Land, will be located inside the existing PortAventura resort which already houses a theme park and attracts around four million...
The second leg of the UEFA Champions League knockout games between Barcelona and Manchester City, and Paris Saint-Germain versus Bayer Leverkusen, produced some first-class quality football before our eyes. While City fans can keep their...Show More Summary
I was at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, and for 15 minutes in the second half it was clear that Manchester City were making life very difficult for Barcelona. It was with Edin Dzeko in the team that they caused so many problems. I advocated...Show More Summary
In the opening leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals last night, Kevin Ellis scored for Sporting Kansas City against Cruz Azul to help the MLS side take a commanding lead into the second leg. Ellis scored the goal in … Continue reading ? Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Cruz Azul, CONCACAF Champions League [PHOTOS] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The Kansas City Royals came to spring training with a fresh face at second base in Omar Infante and one of the most respected defensive shortstops in the game, Alcides Escobar. They also came to camp with a thin roster of backup options...Show More Summary