The Hague (AFP) - Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders blamed a "misunderstanding" for the failure Saturday of his planned airing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, insisting they would now be broadcast next week.
The Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to beat the Washington Wizards 105-103 Wednesday night. The Thunder's two stars, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, combined for 66 points, including the game-winning layup from Westbrook in overtime. As exciting as the finish was, it was more of a lapse from the Wizards' defense than an incredible move by Westbrook to get open for such an easy shot. He basically went 40 feet uncontested for an open layup in two seconds:
Last week I got my boots muddy in the coal fields of West Virginia. Today I want to share an low-cost way to play Obama’s war on coal.
As we discussed last week, even though the coal industry is under fire, there’s sure to be some profitable niches. After all, the coal still burns like it always did and as long as the revitalized U.S. manufacturing sector and the emerging world keep demanding the dark, dusty fuel there’s surely a way to play it…
Major League Baseball is still the second most popular sport in North America but if it doesn't adapt to the 21st century that will change. In some ways, the NBA has already surpassed baseball. The NBA resonates better at the national level and big basketball games will do stronger television ratings than big baseball games. But at the local level, baseball is still king.
As people who love video games grow older, they learn an inconvenient truth about the hobby: Adults just don't have time for some of the biggest games that come out each year.
The video game industry puts a ton of money into games that can take dozens or hundreds of hours for players to finish, and those kinds of games just aren't compatible with a full-time job.
But if you ever find yourself with a large amount of free time, either through a holiday break as a student or some vacation time away from work, here are some games that can help you fill the void.
The Knicks picked up a big 111-109 win over the Toronto Raptors to move to 4-4, while the Raptors, after a hot 5-0 start, have lost three in a row. However, the Raptors can justifiably complain that they had a win stolen out of their hands thanks to some poor officiating down the stretch of Tuesday's game.