Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta was working on a no-hitter through five innings of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night — then Fox aired a TV graphic touting Arrieta's feat-in-progress and he promptly gave up his first hit of the night to the Cleveland Indians. Come on, Fox!
The mysteries of Nintendo Switch — including its release date and price — will be revealed in a livestream on Jan.
It's probably unkind to suggest that last week's You're The Worst, entitled "Genetically Inferior Beta Males," was a subtle hint at the subjects of its successor, but the negging of Paul (Allan McLeod) and Vernon (Todd Robert Anderson) ends there.
Ah, the City of Brotherly Love. Russell Westbrook's Oklahoma City Thunder took on the Philadelphia 76ers in Philly on Wednesday night to open the NBA season for both teams — but it was a fan's belligerent double bird that stole the show in the first half. SEE ALSO: All hail Russell Westbrook, the NBA's face-melting meteor After Westbook completed an acrobatic layup while being fouled, one Philly fan got aggro and flipped him off with both hands while yelling two words that we're sure you can guess.
LOS ANGELES — Blizzard says it will pay each team competing in one of its Heroes of the Storm tournaments at least $100,000 no matter where they place, possibly the largest guaranteed minimum in esports. SEE ALSO: Activision-Blizzard CEO may have let slip news of an official 'Overwatch' league The minimum prize money could set a precedent for future events — and not just Blizzard's.
When Bryan Fuller was announced as executive producer and showrunner of Star Trek: Discovery, the internet rejoiced, given Fuller's geek credentials as a former writer on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Voyager (not to mention cult favorites like Hannibal and Pushing Daisies).
NBA fans are going gaga over the fact that Joel Embiid is finally, finally able to play real NBA basketball after injury scrapped his first two seasons as a pro. Not only is the Philadelphia 76ers center a tantalizing talent with a deadly combination of size and agility, but he also provides some of the league's more entertaining quotes and social media posts. SEE ALSO: Joel Embiid finally played some NBA basketball and it was awesome Embiid and his long road to the court is the subject of the latest great profile by Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins.
Editor's note: This is the 38th entry in the writer's project to read one book about each of the U.S.
LOS ANGELES — Veteran character actor Michael Massee, who played Funboy in Alex Proyas' 1994 cult classic The Crow, died of unknown causes Wednesday.
The Seattle Seahawks will face the New Orleans Saints on Halloween eve and Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is already embracing the spirit. Sherman showed up to Wednesday's press conference in full Harry Potter garb — robe, glasses, magic wand and all.
Verizon is taking over Vessel, first by buying the online video startup and then by shutting down the service.
For Cleveland sports fans, Tuesday night was just about as good as it gets. The Indians offense erupted for a 6-0 victory in Game 1 of the World Series, while the Cavaliers received their championship rings across the parking lot. As if that wasn't enough for the city — which hadn't won a pro spor
Disney and Pixar have announced they are swapping the release dates of The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4.
The Golden State Warriors won a record 73 games last season. They made the NBA Finals in consecutive seasons, and boasted back-to-back Most Valuable Players when Steph Curry won the award twice. That was before the team signed Kevin Durant. Acquiring the former MVP in July put the Warriors' expectations through the roof.
"On a walk in a fragile state," warbles James Mercer as "Dead or Alive" begins, letting you know that it's business as usual for the Shins as they creep out of dormancy.
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If Overwatch had a blooper reel this would be it. Watch Reinhardt, Roadhog, Zarya, Mei, and D.Va dance on command in this video made by iDeViL360. The best part of the whole thing?
Never stop, Husky Raid crew. The team behind 2015's glorious Gwen Stefani and Backstreet Boys music videos, as choreographed in the video game Destiny, is back with an equally super Michael Jackson medley.
No, seriously, what's earlier than the first day of the year? BBC announced via Facebook today that Sherlock will return after three years on January 1, 2017.
After the 2016 World Championship in November, the competitive Hearthstone scene is getting some major updates.