Apple reportedly scrapped a Sonos-like Beats speaker
Shortly after it acquired Beats, Apple spiked one of Dre and Co.’s pet projects, according to a report from Variety. The product was supposedly a WiFi-connected speaker that could directly play internet subscription music, similar to offerings from Sonos or Google’s Cast. Beats wanted to make a large speaker... Read more
Blackhawks just a win away from Stanley Cup
Tampa: Antoine Vermette scored the winner early in the third period on Saturday to lift Chicago to a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay that put the Blackhawks on the brink of their third Stanley Cup title in six years. Chicago now lead the best-of-seven series 3-2 and could wrap... Read more
Messi scores but Argentina opens Copa America with stunning draw
It didn’t take Lionel Messi long to get on the Copa América scoresheet. It didn’t take much longer for Paraguay to throw Group B into a tizzy. Tournament co-favorites Argentina watched a first-half lead evaporate as Lucas Barrios scored a last-gasp equalizer to earn Paraguay a 2-2 draw on... Read more
Nigeria triumph, South Africa, Zambia held
Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as Africa Cup of Nations matchday 1 qualifying continued Saturday. Cape Verde scored seven goals and Angola four against weak rivals in other games as the contest to... Read more
LeBron James expects the Cavs to be rested and ready for Game 5 of the NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. – LeBron James looked relaxed and spry as he worked on his jumper during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ practice on Saturday. That was a departure from two days earlier when James was spent after playing his third game in five days during the Cavaliers’ loss in Game 4 of... Read more
Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188, wins UFC heavyweight title
There can be no denying Fabricio Werdum any longer. The interim heavyweight champion became the undisputed, full world champion with a third-round submission win over Cain Velasquez in the UFC 188 main event. Werdum and Cain engaged in a fire fight from the opening horn, and it quickly turned... Read more
Benedict Cumberbatch And Sophie Hunter Welcome Baby Boy
Benedict Cumberbatch is now a dad! The “Imitation Game” star and his wife, Sophie Hunter, have welcomed their first child, according to People. “Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful son,” the actor’s rep said in a statement to the magazine. “We... Read more
John Stamos Breaks Silence After DUI Arrest and Hospitalization, Is Back Home—Find Out What He Said
John Stamos took to Twitter on Saturday, less than a day after being arrested on suspicion of DUI, to thank his supporters and express his appreciation for the police and medical workers who treated him at a hospital after the incident. Police pulled over the 51-year-old Full House star in... Read more
Bones postmortem: EP Stephen Nathan breaks down the finale’s big changes
Warning: This story contains spoilers from the Bones season finale. A couple did leave the Jeffersonian tonight—just not the couple we were expecting.After Angela (Michaela Conlin) and Hodgins (T.J. Thyne) committed to a house in Paris last week, it seemed that they were in for a future of baguettes,... Read more
Game of Thrones: Peter Dinklage and Emilia Clarke on being TV’s new power couple
She’s commanded armies and dragons. She’s sparred with slave masters and horse lords. But what Emilia Clarke had to do on theGame of Thrones set last October left her unusually nervous: Sit and have a polite conversation. Sound easy? Not when the other actor is Clarke’s Emmy-winning co-star Peter... Read more