Ahead of Emmys, Netflix already winning online
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:07:50 -0400
Even if it doesn't take home any of the major trophies at Monday's Emmy Awards, Netflix will have already proven itself the top winner in one regard: Internet programming. It's a position that Microsoft, Amazon and Hulu would all like to hold. Jon Taplin, professor of Digital Entertainment Media at the University of Southern California, said Netflix's power "comes from its subscriber base.
Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:07:11 -0400
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The wait is almost over.
Lochte, Phelps vie for individual gold at Pan Pacs
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:56:23 -0400
Only a fraction of a second separated long-time rivals Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps in the heats of the 100-metres butterfly at the rainswept Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday. Lochte was two-hundredths of a second quicker than Phelps from their respective heats as they vie for their first individual gold medal at the Gold Coast meet. Swimmers had to contend with blustery wet conditions in the coastal outdoor pool on the third day of the four-day meet, featuring swimmers from United States, Australia, Japan, Canada and 14 other nations. The greatest Olympian is looking to win his first individual title after claiming a gold medal as part of the United States' 4x200m freestyle relay on Friday, adding to his haul of international titles just four months into his comeback.
Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:50:07 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals' winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.
Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:48:50 -0400
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.
Pink Martini band member Rieth found dead
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:40:39 -0400
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the longtime percussionist for Portland, Oregon, band Pink Martini has been found dead.
US beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:34:04 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is ready to decide who is going with him to Spain.
Emails show Walker recall election campaign push
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:32:57 -0400
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.
Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:21:38 -0400
PITTSBURGH (AP) — John Orozco grabbed the early lead in the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday, posting an all-around score of 90.750 to top a crowded field.
Police: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:15:39 -0400
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday, but the woman says the dolls are meant to be therapeutic for patients.
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