Former Art School Student with 100-MPH Fastball Signs with Minnesota Twins

“He’s like Ivan Drago...‘Whatever he hits, he destroys.’” Such were the words of Elliot Strankman, the scout who discovered a dormant giant in the unlikeliest of places. Strankman’s Drago remark, as told to Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan, centered on Brandon Poulson, a 6’7”, 240-pound student he discovered...

yesterday, 21:37
Cowboys sign OT Smith to $110M contract Cowboys sign OT Smith to $110M contract

The Dallas Cowboys have signed Pro Bowl offensive tackle Tyron Smith to an eight-year extension through 2023, making the total value of his contract worth nearly $110 million, according to multiple sources.

yesterday, 22:39
Marshall sees MVP form in 'different' Cutler Marshall sees MVP form in 'different' Cutler

Brandon Marshall says Bears teammate Jay Cutler is poised for an MVP season.

yesterday, 22:58
HTC's latest J Butterfly is a supercharged One M8 in a waterproof body HTC's latest J Butterfly is a supercharged One M8 in a waterproof body

Japanese carrier KDDI has just announced a new HTC J Butterfly, a handset which resembles the HTC One in specs but with features aimed at its home market. Like a lot of other Japanese devices, the 5-inch, full HD handset is waterproof in case you...

today, 6:40
U.N. Says ‘Evidence’ Points to Israel in Gaza School Attack

“All available evidence” suggests that Israeli artillery hit a United Nations school in Gaza full of civilians, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.

yesterday, 21:13
Hackers show lost NASA photos

Sitting incongruously among the hangars and laboratories of NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is the squat facade of an old McDonald's. You won't get a burger there, though -- its cash registers and soft-serve machines have given way to old tape drives and modern computers run by a rogue team of hacker engineers who've rechristened the place McMoon's. These self-described...

today, 10:27
Source: Lester to A's, Cespedes to Red Sox Source: Lester to A's, Cespedes to Red Sox

The Athletics have acquired ace pitcher Jon Lester from the Red Sox in a deal that will send slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, a source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes.

today, 16:40
Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs Sources: Love trade talks narrowed to Cavs

The Minnesota Timberwolves presently are engaged in serious Kevin Love trade talks with no teams other than the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to sources briefed on the situation.

today, 4:24
Rob Zombie Talks Insane Clowns and Crowdfunding His New Film '31' Rob Zombie Talks Insane Clowns and Crowdfunding His New Film '31'

Rob Zombie who has directed movies like Devil's Rejects and two Halloween films was uncharacteristic[...]

today, 14:55
Bel Kaufman, Who Told What School Was Really Like, Dies at 103

Ms. Kaufman’s first novel, “Up the Down Staircase,” portrayed the topsy-turvy world of a New York City public school and was based on her experience as a teacher.

today, 2:40