Zennie62Media is back to cover the 2014 NFL Draft. It’s the ninth straight year Zennie62Media (which started as the “SBS NFL Business Blog” in 2005) has covered the National Football League Player Selection Meeting annually held in New York City. Zennie62Media started covering the NFL Draft in 2005, and wrote the first Internet-based account...

ESPNBOSTON — New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to insure he did not hit anyone …New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda ejected from game after umpires find foreign …The...

ABC NewsThe Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don’t …Google to Netflix Pay-for-Access Deals Said to Be Review by FCCBusinessweekIn...

BBC NewsPresident Barack Obama has visited Tokyo’s Imperial Palace, where he was greeted by Emperor Akihito. The visit is part of an official tour of Japan, aimed at reinforcing the importance the US places on Asia. Although diplomatic issues are high on his agenda, …Obama reassures Japan as he begins Asian visitWashington PostObama, Abe Deliver Common...

BloombergWest Texas Intermediate traded near a two-week low as crude inventories rose to the highest level in 83 years in the U.S., the world’s biggest oil consumer. Brent was steady in London. Futures for June delivery were little changed in New York after dropping …Brent climbs, stays above $109 on Ukraine tensionsCNBC.comOil prices rebound in Asian...

Economic TimesPUNE: Providing educational services to low income communities is proving to be good business for several startups that are launching innovative business models and reach out to rural consumers as well. These ventures are offering a range of services … …read more Source: Startups News From Google News ...

Weather: Windy, but dry Thursday before rain this weekend in Central New YorkThe Post-StandardHigh pressure will seize Central new York Thursday night, causing the intense winds to slacken, the National Weather Service said. An approaching storm system will bring significant rain to Central New York on Friday and throughout most of the weekend. …read more Source: New York Weather News From Google ...

UConn Daily CampusFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an inaugural appearance at the University of Connecticut Wednesday night, and it was far from happenstance. That’s what the coordinators of the event will tell you. “It took eight or nine months of planning,” …Clinton: Welcome ‘older women’PoliticoClinton Makes...

Theater shooting victims object to political adThe Denver Channel7Everyday Hero Lesa Butler helps get low income students get new clothes for the school year. 7Everyday Hero gets kids new school clothes ...

ESPNHOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.Blazers Stay Hot, Top Rockets Once moreNBA.comRecap: Houston vs. PortlandKansas City StarPortland forward LaMarcus...

WEHOvilleIn what could provide a boost to gay-friendly West Hollywood’s hotel business, a group of New York City gay activists are calling for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air. The two Beverly Hills hotels are owned by Hassanal Bolkiah …Activists urge boycott against anti-gay owners’ iconic LA hotelsPage Six all 2 news...

Boston GlobeA three-month grand jury investigation identified Craig “C.J.” Parsons, 23, a senior at Boston College and a tight end on the school’s 2013 football team, and Anthony Varrichione, 23, a former Marist College backup quarterback, as the two men who …2 charged with beating homeless manESPNAuthorities: Ex-football stars savagely...

Cleveland LeaderOn Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns released their 2014 schedule, which will see the team open the regular season on the road for only the second time since their return to the NFL in 1999. The Browns will open the season in Pittsburgh against their …Instant analysis for the Ravens 2014 scheduleBaltimore SunSteelers to open with Browns, RavensWashington...

CNET AustraliaLexy spent her formative years taking a lot of photos and dreaming in technicolour. Nothing much has changed now she’s covering all things photography related for CNET. Five generations in to the Galaxy S range, Samsung has equipped the S5 with some …Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 lineup goes on sale May 1 starting at $199.99ComputerworldApple’s...

Australian video game start-up appeals to community for fundingThe AgeIn order to secure funding for this final stretch, the studio has turned to the public, in the form of a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. Trent Kusters, creative director of Armello and founder of League of Geeks, explained that while the bulk of the … and more …read more Source: Startup Funding News From Google News ...

SB NationThe Spurs committed every single turnover, and the Mavs routed them, winning by nearly 30 to tie the matchup between the best team in the West and a team that squeaked into the playoffs at one apiece.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook …NBA Playoffs 2014, Mavericks at Spurs live stream: Watch Game 2 onlineFanSidedNBA...

ESPNSAN ANTONIO — Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks. Eighth-seeded Dallas rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their …NBA playoffs 2014, Mavericks vs. Spurs final score: Dallas crushes San Antonio …SB NationGame 2...

Yahoo Sports (blog)Best bet to be flexed Week 17: The league doesn’t schedule a Sunday night game for Week 17 because the game with the most interesting playoff angle (or the one involving NFC East teams) gets flexed into prime time that week. It’s disappointing the NFL …NFL Schedule: 10 games to watch in 2014Fort Worth Star Telegram‘Fail...

Looking for the 1984 pop rewind? Music from the 1980s rocks!The Star OnlineNineteen eighty four wasn’t just a landmark year for the film industry. Many classic songs from the 1980s were actually released in 1984. From Wake Me Up Before You Go Go to What’s Love Got To Do With It, some of these songs were the soundtrack of the … …read more Source: Night Of 100 Stars Oscars Party News From Google News ...

2014 NHL playoffs: It’s time for Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin to step upSI.comHe made the highlights coming out of the penalty box in the final minute of the first to score the only goal Dallas would need in a 3-0 victory, but that effort was almost secondary to the example he set over the course of the game. Benn proved, shift …WATCH LIVE: Anaheim Ducks at Dallas Stars (Game 4)NBCSports.comAnaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf misses Game 4 vs. StarsDallas Morning News (blog)Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf will miss Game 4 against...

GossipCenter.comTreating herself to a little retail therapy, Kim Kardashian headed out to the stores on Wednesday (April 23) in Los Angeles. Lovely in an all-black ensemble, the reality star was accompanied on her trip by her momager Kris Jenner. On Tuesday, the bride-to-be …Kim Kardashian unleashes most unflattering look yet as she pairs bizarre ‘trash...

Another Aces win over Las Vegas continues lopsided ECHL playoff series they …Anchorage Daily NewsWith the Alaska Aces’ 5-1 road win over the Las Vegas Wranglers on Wednesday night, the ECHL Western Conference quarterfinal series has remarkably proved even more lopsided than the seeding — No. 1 for the Aces, No. 8 for the Wranglers — suggested. and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google ...

CBS LocalPORT ALICE, British Columbia (CBS/AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.Mag 6.7 earthquake strikes off British ColumbiaWXIA-TVearthquake shakes BC coastThe ProvinceEarthquake...

PolygonGalactic Strongholds, the upcoming expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, has been delayed from its June release for subscribers to August 19, senior producer Bruce Maclean announced via the game’s official site. With the delay, BioWare will have …Star Wars: The Old Republic ‘Galactic Stronghold’ rollout delayedShacknewsStar Wars:...

New York Daily NewsThe actress announced the birth through Twitter with a black-and-white photo of her snuggling with Hollywood’s newest baby. BY Tim O’connor. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:18 AM. A; A; A. Share this URL …Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis welcome baby boyPress of Atlantic City all 164 news articles …read...

MiamiHerald.comDwyane Wade, who took fewer three-pointers than he ever has this season, has been lofting more in recent games (at least before Game 2) and said he wants that “weapon in the playoffs, even more than the regular season.” Wade made 9 of 32 …Dwyane Wade comes through for Miami Heat; after all, it’s the playoffsPalm Beach PostMiami...

Fashion as philanthropy at ‘I Am Everything’vita.mnThe show saw the debut of two new collections by Minneapolis-based fashion designer Emma Berg on the Ritz Theater stage in Northeast Minneapolis. The second collection, dubbed “I Am Everything,” was the raison d’etre of the event, in which Berg worked … …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

BusinessweekThe world’s largest social-networking site reported first-quarter profit and revenue yesterday that blew past analysts’ estimates. Mobile accounted for 59 percent of advertising revenue, up from almost nothing at the time of Facebook’s initial public offering in …Facebook Q1 revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile adsReuters...

These are golden days for country music’s Jake OwenNews SentinelBut he does say country music has changed a lot since the 1950s, and now it’s defined by what the lyrics talk about, not necessarily the style of music. “I think it’s just a mindset — people having good times, people reflecting on their lives,” he … and more …read more Source: Country Music News From Google News ...

California judge named head of state’s political ethics agencyLos Angeles TimesSACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as head of California’s political ethics agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, is Brown’s choice for …Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke new FPPC chairThe San Luis Obispo TribuneGovernor appoints judge to oversee watchdog agencySFGate all 25 news articles …read...

Recreation scoreboard, April 23MyrtleBeachOnline.comWednesday Fun (week 8) – Dennis Campbell 611, Lloyd Burtaine 603, Chris Adrian 596, Mike Allsbrook 594, Tim Y 569, Dylan Desote 553, Corbin Esterak 552, Glenn Leigh 544, Tyson Boroski 544, Marlon Grainger 533, Dollie Amirault 464. Wednesday Fun (week 9 … …read more Source: Leigh Steinberg News From Google ...

Rangers at center of confusing replay review that takes a run off the scoreboardDallas Morning News (blog)Apr 23, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris (36) tags out Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios (51) on a play originally called a run before a replay review overturned the call during the first inning at O.co Coliseum … and more …read more Source: Oakland News By Google ...

How to get free admission to top Atlanta attractionsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta has a lot of great attractions, but seeing them all can get expensive. While deals and discounts are sure to pop up periodically, there are some paths to free admission that are always available. It may require patience to cash in on them, such … and more …read more Source: Atlanta News By Google ...

22 questions the Corcoran should address before it splits itself upWashington City PaperSince the Corcoran announced the deal in February, I’ve had a lot of questions—for the Corcoran, for the National Gallery and George Washington, for my sources, for the city. In my reporting, I’ve come up with plenty of answers but hit just as many … …read more Source: Washington News From Washington DC Paper ...

Audio Visual News NetworkFelix Lighting of La Mirada, California, provided the Pointes for The Guitar Center Sessions at SXSW which took place in March. The event captured a series of incendiary live performances by Soundgarden, Snoop Dogg, Damon Albarn, Phantogram, The … …read more Source: SXSW News Feed From Google News ...

Brush Fire Along 405 Freeway Snarls Traffic In El SegundoCBS LocalEL SEGUNDO (CBSLA.com) — A brush fire that ignited Wednesday afternoon along the 405 Freeway, backing up rush-hour traffic, may have been started by a bus fire, officials reported. The Los Angeles County Fire Department snuffed the three-to-five-acre … and more …read more Source: Los Angeles News By Google ...

Here And NowLast month, the Tennessee state senate voted to ban construction of any bus rapid transit system, including the construction of the Amp, a 7.1-mile line that would cost Nashville $174 million and would significantly reduce congestion and commute time …State Interference in Nashville BRT Could Have National ImplicationsStreetsblog Capitol Hill...

Koreans Bid Farewell to Victims of a Disaster, and Even the North Speaks UpNew York TimesCredit Uriel Sinai for The New York Times. Still, such a gesture from the strident North Korean government was rare enough that it could have been taken as a sign of thawing relations, except that it came as South Korean officials cited increased … and more …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

ESPNMIAMI — LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward. It was fitting. Miami took Charlotte’s best shot, and survived. James scored 32 …Miami Heat survives late Bobcats surge, beats Charlotte for 2-0 series leadMiamiHerald.comNBA...

Chicago-style hot dog joint, Farkles, re-opens in Honolulu’s Chinatown near …Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)Farkles, the seven-month-old hot dog joint in Honolulu’s Chinatown, has found a new home at 56 N. Hotel St. after recently leaving its digs at the corner of Hotel and Maunakea Streets when its six-month lease ended. Owner Marc Jensen said the new space … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

Fox NewsCLEVELAND – Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter’s guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing …Joan Rivers blasts Cleveland ‘house of horrors’ vics: ‘They got to live rent...

PartTimePoker NewsThe deal between the five gaming interests represents the formation of a possibly powerful coalition in the largest state in the United States. The state has considered regulated online poker and gaming in the past, to no avail, and legislation again … and more …read more Source: Gaming News Feed From Google News ...

Honolulu burger joint expands to TexasHonolulu Star-AdvertiserTeddy’s Bigger Burgers has sold the first of two franchise agreements for the state of Texas for undisclosed terms. Teddy’s founders anticipate additional announcements about franchised locations in the Lone Star State. Since its establishment in … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

NewsdayATLANTA – Kenya Moore says she’s seriously considering leaving “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” after her televised brawl with co-star Porsha Williams. “We all agree that we don’t condone violence,” Moore said in an interview on Monday. “We’ve become …Real Housewives of Atlanta Porsha Williams and...

New York Daily NewsHome plate umpire Gerry Davis came out to the mound at Red Sox manager John Farrell’s request and checked Pineda’s uniform. Davis ran his finger over the brown spot on Pineda’s neck and immediately ejected him. BY Anthony Mccarron. NEW YORK …NY starter Michael Pineda ejected for using illegal substance in Sox’ winBoston...

FOXSports.comThe Browns will open the 2014 regular season on the road for just the second time since returning to the NFL in 1999. It can’t hurt the Browns chances as they’ve lost 14 of the first 15 opening games since the team returned. The only road game the Browns …2014 NFL schedule by weekUSA TODAYFor Ravens, Road Is The Tougher Route In 2014Press...

Blazer’s EdgeAs we head into Game 2 of the Portland Trail Blazers-Houston Rockets matchup it’s time to ask the question on everyone’s mind: How much carry-over will Portland’s Game 1 victory provide for the second contest and the rest of the series? Reasons to Be …Rockets: Game 2 is a must winESPNPortland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets:...

BBC NewsThe first contingent of US troops has landed in Poland for military exercises amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine. Some 150 soldiers, who landed in north-west Poland, are due to be followed in coming days by a further 450 troops. Separately, the UK …Russia threatens to attack Ukraine as US sends paratroopers in to bolster alliesNational PostUS...

BloombergGeneral Electric Co. (GE) can dip into the $57 billion of cash it has amassed overseas to buy France’s Alstom SA (ALO) in its biggest acquisition ever, a person with knowledge of the matter said. GE is in discussions to pay more than $13 billion for the French …GE Said in Talks to Buy Alstom for More Than $13 BillionBusinessweekGE in talks...

SI.comWrigley Field hosted its first game on April 23, 1914 and is the only Federal League ballpark still standing. Kichiro Sato/AP. This story appears in the Sports Illustrated Presents commemorative issue Wrigley: Celebrating 100 Years Of The Friendly Confines.Cubs collapse on Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday, fall to D-BacksChicago Sun-TimesWrigley Field...