PHOENIX, Jan 30 (Reuters) - As fans gather for Sunday's Super Bowl in Arizona, a billboard campaign is seeking to win acceptance for gay players whom the organizers say have been part of the National Football League
PHOENIX - As fans gather for Sunday's
By Andrew Both Reuters More than 100 million Americans are expected to watch this year's Super Bowl , but there are about 7 billion people in the rest of the...
New England has the Boston Tea Party and cream pie, Seattle has Starbucks and marijuana but only one will be crowned Super Bowl champions after an East Coast versus West Coast clash of teams as different as the cities they represent. It will be Beantown versus the Emerald City in the Arizona desert on Feb.
President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone for his dealings with the new Republican-led Congress on Tuesday, calling on his opponents to raise taxes on the rich and threatening to veto legislation that would challenge his key decisions.
"The Interview," the Sony Pictures comedy believed to have triggered a cyber attack on the studio, has racked up over $40 million in sales from 5.8 million digital downloads, the studio said on Tuesday. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Corp's entertainment arm, called the $40 million mark "a significant milestone" for the studio's unprecedented online and pay television release, on platforms such as Google Inc's Google Play, Apple Inc's iTunes and Time Warner Cable.
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network. The company said it had introduced an option to allow Facebook users to flag a story as "purposefully fake or deceitful news" to reduce the distribution of news stories reported as hoaxes.
President Barack Obama aims in Tuesday night's State of the Union address to outline his plans to help middle class people left behind by the economic recovery through tax increases on the most wealthy and by signing trade deals to expand markets for American goods and services.
By Simon Evans SEATTLE, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks' improbable come-from-behind win over the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC championship game will be remembered for the key turning points that produced a jaw-dropping finale. Two rushing touchdowns, a recovered onside kick, a two-point conversion and then Russell Wilson's perfectly executed game-winning pass in overtime. But what is less easy to fit into the highlight package is the pivotal role of the Seattle defense -- the foundation of the team's success in reaching two consecutive Super Bowls. They NFL's top-rank
By Larry Fine FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Jan 19 (Reuters) - Tom Brady briskly handled his news conference on Sunday after another postseason win had taken him to the Super Bowl, though a few moments later he revealed the spark that drives him. Brady let his polished guard down when he stopped to talk with former teammate Willie McGinest of the NFL Network in the concrete hallway leading out of Gillette Stadium. "I still feel like a young kid out there.