Golden State Warriors Look to Restart Winning Ways Against JazzBlue Man HoopAfter suffering a rare home loss — their first in 19 games — to the Bulls on Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors will look to restart their winning ways on Friday night against the Utah Jazz. This game kicks off the first of back-to-back games; the … …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Oakland Tribune editorial: State should regulate the use of e-cigarettesTri-Valley HeraldMark Leno, D-San Francisco also introduced a bill that would classify the vapor-producing devices as tobacco products similar to cigarettes. That would prohibit their use in restaurants, buses, hospitals and other places where the public is not allowed …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Louisville coordinator Todd Grantham spurns Oakland RaidersFanSidedThe Oakland Raiders had expressed interest in Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham for the same role, but Grantham is reportedly remaining in college. According to a report, Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham intends to remain in …Todd Grantham Turns Down The Oakland Raiders To Stay At LouisvilleCard Chronicle Louisville’s Todd Grantham turns down Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator jobAL.comGrantham Turns Down Oakland Raiders‘...

Vegas Casino Hotels Score Live Entertainment Tax RefundsLaw360 (subscription)The Nevada Gaming Commission voted to approve settlement agreements granting tax refunds to Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino; Paris Las Vegas; Bally’s Las Vegas; Caesars Palace; Harveys Hotel and Casino in Lake Tahoe; the Harrah’s Casino …Casinos granted tax refunds from state gambling regulatorsMyNews3 Las Vegas KSNV Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2014, a drop from 2013Fresno Beeall 82 news articles …read more From:: Las...

San Diego Mayor Announces Chargers Stadium Task ForceNBC 7 San DiegoThe San Diego Chargers may be one step closer today to getting a new stadium. Mayor Kevin Faulconer unveiled the group of leaders that will be in charge of developing a plan for a new Chargers stadium Friday.San Diego mayor creates stadium task force, including Jim SteegNBCSports.com Mayor appoints Chargers stadium task forcefox5sandiego.comFaulconer introduces Chargers stadium task force10NewsTimes of San Diego -ESPN -FOXSports.comall 10 news articles …read...

Penn women’s soccer coach Darren Ambrose resigns, leaves for VanderbiltThe Daily PennsylvanianPenn women’s soccer coach Darren Ambrose, one of Penn’s longest tenured head coaches and the winningest coach in program history, resigned to take the head coaching position at Vanderbilt. Ambrose coached the Quakers for 15 seasons, never posting …Ambrose named Vanderbilt head soccer coachThe Tennessean Ambrose Announces Departure, Heading to VanderbiltPenn AthleticsDARREN AMBROSE LEAVING PENN Women’s coach...

As you read this, the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum JPA will have (just) completed an interview with former Rose Bowl head Scott McKibben this morning – it started after 9 am according to sources. This is the re-start of the original executive director search process that went off the rails because Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty tried to move heaven and earth to get former Dublin Mayor and California GOP Assemblyman Guy Houston selected as the JPA’s exec director, only to have that effort scuttled by this blogger’s...

Kerry to Meet with Ukrainian Leaders in KievNew York TimesMr. Kerry last visited Kiev in March. Since then, pro-Russian separatists have gained ground in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin has tightened its hold on Crimea. Facing a major budget shortfall, the Ukrainian government is coming under considerable …Kerry to travel to Kiev amid escalating violenceXinhua Kerry in Kiev next week to show US support for UkraineChannel News AsiaVIDEO: Kiev forces destroy railway tracks in eastern UkraineIrish IndependentEurope Online Magazineall...

The 2015 Atlanta Hawks are 2014 Georgia State men’s basketballThe SignalMeanwhile, another well-known Atlanta hoops squad has not only lived up to expectations, they have surpassed. Those would be the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks — you may have heard of them. The Hawks, at 35-8 this season, have been the story of Atlanta sports …Three Atlanta Hawks lead 2015 NBA All-Star reservesYahoo Sports (blog) Portland Trail Blazers (32-14) at Atlanta Hawks (38-8), 7:30 pm (ET)MiamiHerald.comThe Most Deserving All-Star on the Atlanta...

Mitt Romney says he won’t run for president in 2016Fayetteville ObserverMitt Romney works a crowd during a campaign event in Augusta, Ga., in 2014 before traveling to Raleigh. Posted: Friday, January 30, 2015 10:37 am | Updated: 1:53 pm, Fri Jan 30, 2015. Mitt Romney says he won’t run for president in 2016 Associated Press |.and more …read more From:: Fayetteville, Georgia News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

United Airlines cuts in Cleveland leave eight cities as top picks for business …cleveland.comThe Greater Cleveland Partnership won’t go into detail on what it’s found about where local business travelers fly, or say what companies it’s been talking to. Generally, cities made the top-eight list because they have corporate customers and sales …and more …read more From:: Cleveland News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Kevin Love expects Minnesota boosESPNINDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Kevin Love can already hear the reception he expects Minnesota fans will welcome him with Saturday when he returns to Target Center to play the Timberwolves for the first time since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this …Cleveland’s Kevin Love says he expects to hear ‘Booooo!’ in 1st game back in …Minneapolis Star Tribune all 39 news articles …read more From:: Cleveland News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

As Ferguson Looks to Rebuild, Archivists Move to Preserve What Was LostNew York TimesMs. Morris’s store was just blocks from where Mr. Brown died in nearby Ferguson. Like many of the shops along West Florissant Avenue, the boutique was burned after the grand jury announcement and remains a pile of rubble. Police are still investigating.Juanita Morris’ Boutique Was Torched During Ferguson Unrest, Now It’s HistoryRiverfront Times (blog) all 2 news articles …read more From:: Ferguson News By Google News Share...

ATF offers $20000 for tips on church arson after Ferguson riotsReligion News ServiceST. LOUIS (RNS) The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for a church fire at in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision. The federal law …and more …read more From:: Ferguson News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Bravo Renews Top Chef! Releases Casting Call For Season Thirteen!Reality TeaThe statement reads, “Top Chef is seeking chefs who have the recipe for success at casting calls for season 13! Bravo’s Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series Top Chef will return for a thirteenth season in Fall 2015. Driven by strong ratings for … …read more From:: Casting Call News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Christie Rampone sidelined for US women’s soccer exhibitionsAsbury Park PressRampone was omitted from roster announced Friday because of a back injury and Rapinoe because of a knee strain, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Friday. Solo was suspended for 30 days on Jan. 21, a day after her husband, former Seattle Seahawks tight …Rapinoe, Rampone sidelined for France, England exhibitionsRedding Record Searchlight US women head to Europe without three starsSoccer Americaall 19 news articles …read more From:: Women’s...

Scott Walker: Get Power Out Of Washington DCBreitbart News“As much as I like coming here, I like going home even more,” Walker said in Washington, D.C., calling it, “68 square miles surrounded by reality.” Walker made his remarks during a speech at the American Action forum, repeatedly calling for a transfer …Gov. Walker speaking Friday at Washington DC lecture seriesWKOW In DC, Walker Running as The OutsiderNBCNews.comIn the Beltway, Walker stresses shifting power to statesMilwaukee Journal SentinelWISC Madison -WHBL...

Honolulu gas falls below $3 a gallonHawaii News NowFor the first time in years, the average price of Honolulu regular gas is below $3 a gallon, reflecting crude oil selling for half the price it commanded last summer. AAA, which electronically harvests the last credit card transaction figures of the …and more …read more From:: Honolulu News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Where things stand with 49ers coaching staffSacramento BeeOfficially speaking, the 49ers have exactly one coach — Jim Tomsula. In reality, a number of the hires have been made and some of them have been working out of team headquarters in recent weeks. The 49ers expected to make an official announcement …Colin Kaepernick: Jim Tomsula Will Be a ‘Great Coach’ for 49ers49ers.com CEO York tells how Kap can thrive as 49ers‘ QBSan Francisco Chronicleall 31 news articles …read more From:: SF 49ers...

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley RestaurantCBS LocalBERKELEY (CBS SF) — Bay Area comedian W. Kamau Bell said Thursday night that what happened to him a a well-known Berkeley restaurant wasn’t funny. Bell, an African-American comic who hosted “Totally Biased” on FX claims an employee at the …Comedian W. Kamau Bell decries racist treatment at Berkeley cafeSan Jose Mercury News Day Around The Bay: W. Kamau Bell And Berkeley RacismSFistBerkeley Cafe Serves Up Scones with a Side of Racism,...

Australia wants clear UN rules on extended searches after MH370ReutersMalaysia Airlines flight MH370, with 239 mostly Chinese people on board, was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing last March when it went missing in the world’s greatest aviation mystery. More than two dozen countries have been involved in the air …Malaysia Airlines MH370 Declared an ‘Accident,’ Search for Survivors EndsNBCNews.com MH370 passengers’s relatives demand Malaysia Airlines REVERSE decision …Daily MailChinese MH370...

Nevada 2014 gaming revenue declines, Strip casinos down 2.1 percentLas Vegas Review-JournalNorth Las Vegas casinos grew gaming revenue 1.9 percent to $263.9 million. In December, gaming revenue fell 8 percent statewide to $950.7 million and was down 16.4 percent on the Strip to $555.2 million. On the Strip, gaming revenue fell for the fifth … …read more From:: Las Vegas Strip News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Casino revenue in Nevada, on the Strip retreats slightly in ’14Las Vegas Review-Journal“Strip revenues were down. More importantly, the nongaming outlook in Las Vegas remains positive,” Wells Fargo Securities gaming analyst Cameron McKnight told investors. Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets gaming analyst Steven Wieczynski said a spike in …Las Vegas Strip Revenue Fell 16.4% in Dec. (LVS) (MGM) (WYNN)StreetInsider.com Las Vegas Strip Gambling Sales Fall In December, Gaming Stocks TumbleBenzingaNevada casinos win $11 billion...

Dow Jones (DJIA) Today: Microsoft (MSFT) LowerTheStreet.comThe Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 152.0 points (-0.9%) at 17,264 as of Friday, Jan 30, 2015, 11:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 162.7 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of …Dow Movers: MSFT, VForbes all 9 news articles …read more From:: Dow Jones News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

‘It’s business': Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine if Kiev has moneyRTThe Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs has told local media that Warsaw was “open” to sell weapons to Ukraine, regarding it as sheer “business.” It comes as the situation in the east of Ukraine has significantly deteriorated in recent weeks. “We’re open.and more …read more From:: Kiev News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Hot 100 Chart Moves: Taylor Swift’s ‘Style’ Soars, Nicki Minaj Notches 60th HitBillboardAs previously reported, Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk!,” featuring Bruno Mars, leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth week, Fall Out Boy’s “Centuries” reaches the top 10, and Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney debut at No. 54 with “FourFiveSeconds.”.and more …read more From:: Billboard Top 100 News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

The DeanBeat: Picking up poop and bonding at events that celebrate gamingVentureBeatThe show is in its 18th year, and I’ve never missed one of these gatherings of the elite award-winning developers and executives of the game industry. I have fond memories of DICE through the years. At one early DICE Summit, I got the scoop on the … …read more From:: Game Developers Conference News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debutSan Francisco ChronicleThree years later, Union Square Hospitality Group, a company owned by restaurateur Danny Meyer, opened a kiosk in the same park. Restaurants throughout New York City followed, and in 2010, it ventured out of its hometown for the first time with a Miami …and more …read more From:: Miami Restaurant News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Welcome to the silly season of college football recruiting rankingsCBSSports.comThe Crimson Tide did reach the four-team College Football Playoff this past season and in the old BCS world would have played for the national title. From 2011-14, Alabama, Ohio State and Florida State had the three best recruiting classes, according … …read more From:: College Football News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Beverly Wilshire Hotel celebrates 25th anniversary of ‘Pretty Woman’WHAS 11.com (subscription)Three special packages are now available for you to relive your favorite scenes from the 1990 film — yes, even the shopping scene. Set in Beverly Hills, California, the hotel’s exterior and Presidential suite are sure to give you a warm reminder of … …read more From:: Beverly Hills Hotel News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Ticker: Could Richard Sherman miss Super Bowl for baby?Detroit Free PressDoes Super Bowl XLIX need any more sidebars? Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says his girlfriend, Ashley, is day-to-day for delivering their first child, a boy. And if it happens to occur Sunday, he’ll face a big decision: Play or stay for the …Should Richard Sherman miss Super Bowl for baby’s birth?USA TODAY Richard Sherman hopes unborn son will ‘stay in…SportingNews.comSuper Bowl athletes are scientists at workPhys.Orgmyfoxny.com...

Xbox revela programa para Game Developers Conference 2015LEVELUPMicrosoft anunció en un comunicado reciente su programa de presentaciones para Game Developers Conference que se llevará a cabo en marzo de 2015. Se esperan más de 16 sesiones por parte de la gran empresa creadora del Xbox, muchas de las …and more …read more From:: Game Developers Conference News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

George Zimmerman assault charge dropped after woman recantsNew York Daily NewsGeorge Zimmerman will not face assault charges after a woman who accused him of throwing a wine bottle at her during a dispute earlier this month recanted, authorities in Lake Mary, Florida said Friday. “While it is clear that the officers had probable cause to …George Zimmerman won’t be prosecuted in aggravated-assault caseLos Angeles Times Zimmerman won’t be charged for alleged wine-throwingUSA TODAYAssault charges dropped against...

Welcome To The Subprime Super Bowl Ticket CrisisDaily BeastWith average list price for resale tickets to Super Bowl XLIX now above $10,000, the 2015 Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots is the ticket market’s Black Swan, and one that will leave a lot of fans out in the cold—and …and more …read more From:: NFL Super Bowl News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

3-Time Boston Marathon Champ Jeptoo Gets 2-Year Doping BanABC NewsRita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya’s famed distance runners. Jeptoo tested positive for the blood-booster …Rita Jeptoo Banned 2 Years for Failed Drug Tests: Latest Details and ReactionBleacher Report Rita Jeptoo banned 2 yearsESPNKenyan Marathon Champion Jeptoo Suspended Two Years for DopingBloombergCBS Local -Sacramento...