• NFL Player Retires to Give Kidney to Brother

    NFL Player Retires to Give Kidney to Brother

    Ma’ake Kemoeatu missed his final collegiate football game because the NCAA suspended him for improperly providing textbooks to his younger brother. He was a four-year starter at Utah on scholarship and his little brother Tevita was a walk-on. Their parents didn’t have enough money to buy books, so Ma...

  • Salute to the 2014 MacAurthur 'Genius' Grant Recipients

    Salute to the 2014 MacAurthur 'Genius' Grant Recipients

    An Oscar-nominated film director, a labour organiser for household workers, a physicist who specializes in the brain, a cartoonist chronicler of lesbian life and experts on nanotechnology and cryptography were among this year’s recipients of MacArthur fellows “genius” grants, announced on Wednesday. ...

  • Taylor Swift Adds Best Dressed to Her Honors

    Taylor Swift Adds Best Dressed to Her Honors

    Pop star Taylor Swift, who has adopted a sexier look on red carpets, was named People magazine's best-dressed celebrity of the year on Wednesday. Swift led the annual unranked list of the top 10 best-dressed celebrity style icons that also included Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, singers Jennifer Lopez and Riha...

  • Vikings Change Direction, Suspend Star Adrian Peterson

    Vikings Change Direction, Suspend Star Adrian Peterson

    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the NFL exempt list, suspending him from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved, the franchise said on Wednesday. The Vikings, who initially reactivated Peterson for week three of the NFL, had a change of heart after r...

  • Ray Rice Appeals Indefinite NFL Suspension

    Ray Rice Appeals Indefinite NFL Suspension

    Ray Rice appealed against his indefinite suspension by the National Football League on Tuesday for a one-punch knockout of his wife as the former Baltimore Ravens running back tries to resuscitate his once-flourishing career. Meanwhile, the NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of it...

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