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The Plain DealerBut he chose Cleveland for the chance to close and the coaching staff to help him revive his career. Not a project. The Indians believe Axford’s horrible start last season was mostly the result of pitching for Team Canada in the March World Baseball …Justin Masterson eyes extensionESPNFantasy baseball 2014 team previews: Cleveland IndiansSI.comAxford...

EntertainmentwiseKim Kardashian didn’t reveal too much about the wedding dress she plans to wear down the aisle, but she wants to feel good and look sexy in it. Kim announced on Tuesday that her wedding to fiancé Kanye West would take place in Paris later this year.Kanye West Heads back to His Hotel after a Day in ParisGossipCenter.comKim Kardashian’s fantasy...

The GuardianShrek’s Far Far Away Adventure will be one of six similar sites across the globe. The attraction is due to open in summer 2015 and will celebrate the four-film animated fantasy saga about a grumpy green ogre that has so far taken more than $3.5bn at the …Merlin to create Shrek visitor attractionInsider MediaInteractive adventure with Shrek in...

SportingNews.comThis is the latest preview in a series examining the 2014 fantasy baseball outlook of each major league team. Today, a look at the Atlanta Braves. For every MLB team preview along with player rankings, stat projections, mock drafts and more, join …Baseball buzzing as Atlanta Braves lock up their top talentNew York Daily NewsFreeman’s underrated...

Fantasy storms the region with inaugural NWI Comic Connwitimes.comSCHERERVILLE | Stormtroopers roamed the Villa Cesare on Sunday alongside the grim reaper, princesses and a man donning a Spider-Man Snuggie. Organizers for the first NWI Comic Con transformed the banquet hall hidden behind Schererville’s strip … …read more Source: Comic Con News...

Report: Chris Christie, other NJ celeb, stiff winner of fantasy leagueThe Star-LedgerGov. Chris Christie owes a fellow fantasy football league competitor $500, according to the New York Post’s Page Six. Citing sources, the report says Christie joined a fantasy league associated with the WFAN sports show “Boomer and Carton” and stiffed … ...

2014 Team Preview: New York YankeesCBSSports.commore than any team that dubs itself “championship-caliber” should have. Some of those “ifs” will work out for the New York, others won’t. I’m not a fan of predicting exact W-L records, but will the Yankees be better than last summer’s 85-77 record? I …McCann in awe of Tanaka’s...

RotowireNewton said that he will not hold out for a new contract this offseason, NFL.com reports. ROTOWIRE FANTASY ANALYSIS. Newton will be entering the final season of his rookie contract, though the Panthers can exercise control of him for a fifth season at the …Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick among players comfortable with a gay teammateSportingNews.comPanthers’...

HNN Huntingtonnews.netCinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced has partnered with Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) to create a direct-to-consumer, branded digital network targeted to Comic Con fans and curated with a wide array of sci-fi, horror, fantasy, action, adventure, gamer, … …read more Source: Comic Con News From Google ...

Yahoo Sports (blog)We continue our series of MLB fantasy previews, wherein we consider 4-5 key questions surrounding each team. Baseball is coming, gamers. Pitchers and catchers report soon. Fantasy owners report immediately… The Los Angeles Dodgers head into ’14 on …Matt Kemp ‘won’t accept’ bench roleESPNMatt Kemp Won’t Rush...

NewsOK.comNEW YORK – “Winter’s Tale,” like most lush, dreamy romances these days, features one soft-focus love scene between buff, photogenic stars Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay. Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay. In this mystical, century-spanning love …Too much bulk leaves ‘Winter’s Tale’ a confusing messTimes...

Comic Book ResourcesWizard World has partnered with online content distributor Cinedigm to launch a digital channel targeting fans of comics/pop culture conventions. As described, the channel will offer sci-fi, fantasy, horror, gaming and animation content using a … …read more Source: Comic Con News From Google ...

Sports Chat PlaceWe’ve got another full day of NBA action heading our way in the coming hours, so it’s time to give those fantasy lineups a look before the tip-offs. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the trending players out there who should be putting up some …Chandler Parsons Hits 10 Threes in 1 Half, Sets NBA RecordBleacher...

Dynasty league owners eyeing top NFL draft prospectsUSA TODAYEach year around this time I like to perform what I consider my “first look” at the upcoming draft as a whole, loosely examining the depth of the class with a focus on fantasy. Every year finds a draft with its own unique variables and specifics that … …read more Source: NFL...

USA TODAYIt probably comes as no surprise that star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will end up in the New York Yankees rotation. After posting an incredible 24-0 record and 1.27 ERA, and leading the Rakuten Golden Eagles to the Japan Series title last year, the …Looking ahead to next offseason’s free agent starting pitchersCBSSports.comYankees snag TanakaMiamiHerald.comYankees...

Minneapolis Star TribuneMiles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County, Calif. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of …Philanthropists rescue San Francisco from $105000 ‘Batkid’ tabLos Angeles TimesPhilanthropists...

Fantasy experts gather in Las Vegas for 2014’s first draftUSA TODAYLAS VEGAS — The first fantasy baseball experts draft of the 2014 season is finally here. Representatives of 13 fantasy industry leaders kicked things off at Wednesday night at the Bellagio hotel. (The draft was broadcast live on SiriusXM Fantasy … and more …read more Source:...

Did you lose your fantasy football league? Try playing fantasy puppy bowlUSA TODAYIf you’re wallowing in sorrow from a disappointing season in fantasy football, fear not. You’ve been given a second chance this year — sort of. Feb. 2 marks the 10th anniversary of the puppy bowl, or Puppy Bowl X (it’s also Super Bowl Sunday, but that’s...

CBSSports.comThe Browns fired first-year coach Rob Chudzinski on Sunday night, hours after the team lost to the Steelers, 20-7. Cleveland started the 2013 season 3-2 and was 4-5 at the midway point when team president Joe Banner said he was pleased with the job …As Regular Season Ends, NFL’s Firing Season BeginsNew York TimesCleveland Browns players unhappy...

E! OnlineFive new movies hit theaters on Christmas, but none of them had the strength to stop The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. The adventure-fantasy thriller narrowly edged Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street on Dec. 25, earning $9.32 million and taking …UPDATE 1-‘Hobbit’ blasts past newcomers to claim third box office crownReuters‘Hobbit’...

Times of IndiaThe finale episode of the third season of ” Game of Thrones” is the most pirated TV show – like the second season finale earlier. The finale episode of the fantasy drama was downloaded 5.9 million times in June. The figures were collected by TorrentFreak …‘Game of Thrones’ wins illegal download crownNew York Post‘Game...

CNN(CNN) — It’s easy to understand why comedians like Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, and Sacha Baron Cohen have flirted with adapting James Thurber’s 1939 New Yorker story about a timid man with a vibrant fantasy life. Not only has CGI made it relatively simple to …The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, reviewTelegraph.co.ukInside Ben Stiller’s Daydreams:...

San Jose Mercury NewsShort-attention-span reading, and writing… Debate? There really was no debate, and if there was one, NaVorro Bowman ended it Monday night with 89 yards of Candlestick catharsis. Whenever and however coach Jim Harbaugh decides to reveal the team …49ers’ Harbaugh beaming over finishSan Francisco ChronicleFANTASY GRIND: So, did you...

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — Ben Stiller was rehearsing hosting duties at NBC’s Saturday Night Live when he called Kristen Wiig offstage to discuss something serious. Stiller was working on a remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, but wanted a co-star who could be …‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,’ movie reviewNew York Daily NewsReview:...

SB NationThe Jets running back had his second-most rushing yards of the season Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications. New York Jets running back Chris Ivory had his second-biggest rushing day of the season Sunday. Behind him, backup running back …5 things to know from Jets’ 24-13 win over BrownsMiamiHerald.comNY Jets head coach Rex Ryan takes victory...

CBSSports.comJosh McCown has been one of the feel-good stories of the NFL this season, playing at an elite level while filling in for starter Jay Cutler this season, and, had the Bears been willing to spend one dollar more on his deal they could have been in position to …Michael Beller: Fantasy Cheat Sheet: Cutler replaces McCown; Browns backs …SI.comFantasy...

CBC.caWhere The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey felt a bit like molasses, its sequel is a fast-paced, action-packed return to J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world of dungeons, dragons and dwarves, says CBC film reviewer Eli Glasner. As arrows fly and heads roll in The …Movie review: The Hobbit sequel is as good as LOTRHindustan Times‘Smaug’ alert: New...

NewsdayIn his 2 1/2-star review of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” which ran Thursday in Newsday, Rafer Guzmán wrote, “Romance may not be what fans of this fantasy franchise want, but it’s a blessing for the rest of us. In a movie driven mostly by …‘Hobbit’ With $40 Ticket Packages Lets Warner Woo Big SpendersSan Francisco...

CBS NewsThe 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is about to hit the airwaves, and we have an inside look on what’s in store from this year’s flock of angels. 54 Photos. Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013. Models and celebrities step out for the 19th Victoria’s Secret …Rutgers marching band kicks off Victoria’s Secret Fashion...

USA TODAYNew Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead (6) is seen on the field before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Bill Haber). Towards the end of the first quarter of the Saints-Panthers Sunday night football game, …Take Panthers in Round 2: Saints win now, but not nearly as good on the roadSportingNews.comDrew Brees...

ESPNJay Z might have encountered “99 Problems” during his foray into the baseball representation business, but finding a team willing to spend $240 million on a player who’s never finished higher than third in a Most Valuable Player race was not among them.Robinson Cano’s fantasy value sinks slightly as a MarinerUSA TODAYYankees Try a New Strategy:...

USA TODAYFor the second week in a row, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was nearly unstoppable — and in the process he’s firmly established himself as one of the NFL’s elite pass-catchers. On the heels of a 14-catch, 237-yard effort in Week 12, Gordon …Alshon Jeffery Makes Leaping Catch Over Vikings Defender, Chris Cook Gets …NESN.comChris...

USA TODAYIn the midst of a record-breaking day, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery made a breathtaking 46-yard touchdown catch over the head of Minnesota Vikings corner Chris Cook. 11158070855_063590d195_o. Whether frustrated by the fact that Jeffery …Vikings’ Chris Cook ejected after contacting an officialNFL.comPereira’s calls: Bravo for...

Norman Rockwell: Way more complicated than he looksUSA TODAYWhy is it that so many great artists were so screwed up? Even Norman Rockwell. Norman Rockwell, for pete’s sake! He’s the cornball king, the artist as fantasy storyteller, the artist of Americana. For decades in the 20th century, he was the unofficial … and more …read more Source:...

DraftKings.com fantasy sports startup might have a cheezy website design, but that’s not stopping it from attracting venture revenue. According to Crunchbase, the organization that pays you money for successfully playing fantasy sports raised $24 million. The Series B fund-raising for the Boston-based startup was led by Redpoint Ventures with participation from...

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