This year's NCAA tournament has finally showed its hand, thanks in large part to the first half of the Sweet 16 on Thursday. Trends tend to develop early in the second weekend, which is the case in 2015, and it is the gap between the...Show More Summary
Thursday's final broadcast primetime ratings.
The final salvos of this year's Sweet 16 promise the best tournament action of the year. Then again, it's not difficult to top Thursday's action in which top seeds cruised and Kentucky ended the West Virginia program in one half of play. Really,...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, we announced the Final Four of The Washington Post Food section's annual Beer Madness competition, as determined by our blind-tasting panel of local beer experts and aficionados. (There's also an ongoing public voting bracket, where you can make your picks now.)Read full article >>
Sony finally released PlayStation 4's Update 2.50 Thursday more than a year since the console's launch in November 2013.
In his final remarks during a Thursday panel discussing racial reconciliation in America and the importance of urban ministry, African-American pastor, author and syndicated radio broadcaster Tony Evans boldly stated that many of the issues surrounding race in America stem from the social irresponsibility of those within the African-American community.
With just four games remaining in the Sweet 16, the Final Four is so close you can taste it. If the remaining matchups are anything like Thursday night's—except for Notre Dame and Kentucky's blowouts—fans will be in for another enthralling...Show More Summary
Senator Ted Cruz announced that he was running for president on Monday morning, and by 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, his campaign had already raised $1 million, according to the Washington Post. By Thursday, the campaign had raised $2 million. Ninety-six percent of the donations received online were in increments of... More »
A few more takeaways from the Last Waltz at Nassau Coliseum. Thursday night’s 3-2 win against the Islanders will go down as the Kings’ final regular-season appearance at the old barn. The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn next season...
Jon Stewart thinks he's finally figured out the problem with the Fox News Channel. On Thursday night's "Daily Show," he played clips of the network's personalities claiming that they get their stories right, they tell the truth, and that their ratings are awesome. “The great thing is, I get it now," he said on "The Daily Show" on Thursday night. Show More Summary
Christina Hendricks bundles up in an oversized coat while making her way through LAX Airport on Thursday (March 26) in Los Angeles. Earlier in the week, the 37-year-old actress stopped by Watch What Happens Live to promote the final episodes of Mad Men in New York City. During her appearance, she was asked about the [...]
Four down, four to go in the Sweet 16. Thursday's packed night of action left us with finalists in the Midwest and West Regions, while Friday will finalize the Elite Eight by deciding who will move on in the South and East. In the South, Mike Krzyzewski will try to earn his 13th appearance in a regional final with a win over Utah. Show More Summary
“For an English monarchy that has lasted more than 1,000 years, there can have been few more improbable occasions than the ceremony of remembrance here on Thursday for the reburial of one of the most bloodstained medieval sovereigns...
Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, who dislocated a finger in the second half of Thursday's 78-39 Sweet 16 win over West Virginia on Thursday night, said there was "no doubt" he would be playing in Saturday's Midwest regional final against No. 3-seed Notre Dame.
There was no hope for West Virginia to stop Kentucky from 37-0. The No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats are now 37-0 after Thursday night's 78-39 thrashing over the fifth seed in the Midwest Region, a helpless, poor pile of laundry that once was a talented West Virginia Mountaineers team. Show More Summary
After Monday Night Raw, everything seemed in place for WrestleMania 31, but SmackDown still needed to happen on Thursday. As nothing happened to add to the event, there was a major change made to one match on the card and there was no real explanation as to why it happened either. Show More Summary
No. 1 Wisconsin 79, No. 4 North Carolina 72: Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament.
Wisconsin is one win away from its second straight trip to the Final Four, but it didn't get there without some anxious moments on Thursday night. The dream seemed to be fading with every missed three-point attempt and every made North...Show More Summary
Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament.
Brazil claimed their first-ever win at the Stade de France on Thursday evening after goals from Neymar and Oscar led Dunga's team to a 3-1 triumph in a repeat of the 1998 World Cup Final. Raphael Varane headed the hosts into an early...Show More Summary