Peyton Manning and 7 Other Great Quarterbacks Who Changed Teams Late in Their Careers
After weeks of speculation as to where he’d land, Peyton Manning finally chose Denver as the next city he’ll call home. The former Colt and future Hall of Fame quarterback immediately turns the Broncos into a Super Bowl contender. But some wonder how much gas Manning has left in the tank at age 36 and coming off neck surgery that sidelined him for all of last season...
‘John Carter’ and 15 of the Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
After a couple poor weekends out of the gate, ‘John Carter’ is poised to become one of the worst movie investments in history. Analysts expect the Walt Disney Co. to take a $165 million loss that will earn it the indignity cast upon forgettable films like ‘Ishtar’ and ‘Howard the Duck.’ A variety of reasons for the movie’s poor performance have been floated — from casting to plot to promotion. Wha
10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Lucky charms come front-and-center this week as we head into the holiday weekend. Though St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting “Lady Luck” for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 “lucky” movie quotes that you can
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Oscars
With Oscars season upon us, it’s anyone’s guess who will take home the gold. Each year, some newcomers crash the party among veteran actors who command the red carpet at the Academy Awards. The annual event draws Hollywood’s biggest stars, and millions more around the world. The press always puts together some basic information about this year’s nominees, but how much do you actually know about th
Will ESPN Football Analyst Craig James Take Up a Senate Seat?
College football analyst Craig James is taking some time off from his duties with ESPN to contemplate a run for US Senate in Texas. If he does decide to run before the Monday deadline, he’d do so as a Republican, and face some steep competition as he eyes the vacated seat of the retiring Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Miami Dolphins Fire Head Coach Tony Sparano
Well, Todd Haley isn’t the only coach looking for work now. The Miami Dolphins also fired their head coach, announcing that Tony Sparano (not to be confused with Tony Soprano) is being replaced by defensive backs coach Todd Bowles for the team’s remaining three games this season. The Dolphins sit at 4-9 after starting the season 0-7. In total, Sparano was 29-32 with Miami in his four years there
Crazed Football Fans Injure Themselves Rushing the Field After Oklahoma Win [VIDEO]
Hordes of football enthusiasts took the title of crazed fans to a new level on Saturday. After #3 ranked Oklahoma State took care of #10 Oklahoma 44-10, thousands of fans rushed the field, tearing down goalposts, and leaving 13 people injured, including two in critical condition.
Texas A&M Will Join the SEC in 2012
After weeks of rumors, Texas A&M is set to leave the Big 12 and to join the SEC, the league said on Sunday. The move will go into effect next July. “We are excited to begin competition in the nation’s premier athletic conference,” Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin said in a statement.
Forty-Four People Die When Plane Carrying Russian Ice Hockey Team Crashes
Forty-four people were killed when a Russian jet carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team for the Kontinental Hockey League’s first game of the season crashed on takeoff on Wednesday. It’s just the latest accident this summer involving Russian airliners — two other accidents killed a total 54 people which has led to calls for stricter safety guidelines.