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  • 10 things we learned from LSU's shocking defeat vs. Troy

    October 1, 2017 2:21 AM 55

    In then-coach Gerry DiNardo’s fifth and final season, a 2-0 start turned into a 3-8 year. The Tigers lost eight straight games before DiNardo was fired prior to the finale, which LSU (with Hal Hunter as interim) won 35-10 over No. 17 Arkansas. Ed Orgeron’s current Tigers have nothing but SEC games on the schedule. Judging from early season play, the Tigers

  • 10 celebrities you probably think hosted ‘Saturday Night Live,’ but haven’t

    September 29, 2017 11:03 AM 43

    “Saturday Night Live” returns this weekend after a record-breaking season. We already know the first host of Season 43 will be Ryan Gosling (joined by musical guest Jay-Z), with Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani to follow. This got us thinking about whom we’d like to see host and the shocking number of bona fide superstars who have never hosted the long-running

  • Trump says he's spoken with Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones

    September 27, 2017 12:11 PM 56

    Trump says he's spoken with Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones President Donald Trump says he has spoken to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones amid his extended attacks on NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem. On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says the two spoke Tuesday. He says: "Jerry is a winner who knows how to get things done. Players will stand

  • Federal agent charged in scheme to help cocaine trafficker

    September 26, 2017 10:25 AM 50

    Authorities say a Department of Homeland Security agent took bribes to help a Colombian cocaine trafficker avoid charges. A Department of Justice news release says Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Christopher Ciccione was indicted by a federal grand jury in Florida on Monday on charges of conspiracy, corruption and obstruction of justice

  • New Zealand Labour leader says will not yet concede election

    September 24, 2017 12:56 AM 64

    Speaking outside her home in Auckland, Ardern told media that her centre-left party would not concede, despite lagging almost 10 points behind the incumbent National Party, which received 46 percent of the vote in Saturday’s election. A final tally of all votes, which will include overseas ballots, will not be released until Oct. 7. New Zealand First

  • LaDainian Tomlinson rips Ezekiel Elliott, says he quit

    September 18, 2017 1:50 PM 50

    Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott had by far the worst game of his career on Sunday, managing just nine carries for eight yards in a blowout loss to the Broncos. And Elliott is hearing it today for what appeared to be a lack of effort. Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson was particularly vocal in his criticism of Elliott. “I didn’t like the way he quit today

  • How Apple envisions phones without a Home button

    September 13, 2017 3:26 PM 103

    It seems as though Apple (AAPL) almost enjoys ripping away features we love. Apple was the first major computer company to kill off the dial-up modem. The floppy drive. In last year’s iPhones, the headphone jack. I’ll bet you anything that at some point, they’ve considered eliminating the screen. In any case, Apple’s done it again. The new $999 premium

  • 'Star Wars: Episode IX' has new release date and a new director

    September 12, 2017 3:43 PM 79

    J.J. Abrams is going to finish the "Star Wars" trilogy that he started. Abrams, who directed 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is returning to direct "Star Wars: Episode IX," Disney's Lucasfilm announced Tuesday. Disney also moved the release date for "Star Wars: Episode IX" from May 24, 2019 to December 20, 2019. This keeps "Episode IX" in the same season

  • (BREAKING) Ekiti 2018: PDP To Get Consensus Candidate Today — OsunDefender

    September 6, 2017 12:08 PM 48

    Our correspondent learnt that party bigwigs are already in Ado Ekiti for an intervention meeting where some issues including ‎that of the governorship candidate would be discussed. Among the frontline politicians for the PDP ticket are the deputy to Governor Ayodele Fayose, Prof. Olusola Kolapo‎, a former Commissioner for Works, Kayode Oso; a former

  • Dell Championship: Rory McIlroy misses cut as Jon Rahm leads in Boston

    September 2, 2017 11:14 PM 70

    Defending champion Rory McIlroy missed the cut by a single shot at the Dell Championship in Boston. The 28-year-old world number four from Northern Ireland, without a win in 2017, had four bogeys and a double bogey in a 74 for a four over total. Spaniard Jon Rahm birdied five of his final eight holes in a 66 and leads by two strokes at nine under