Dwight Howard Traded to Los Angeles Lakers

Dwight Howard Traded to Los Angeles Lakers

The Dwight Howard saga has finally come to an end, much to the extreme pleasure of Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.

This immature, dominant center has been traded to the purple and gold, getting his wish to leave the Orlando Magic and joining a roster that also included free agent signing Steve Nash.

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Ashton Eaton Wins Decathlon Gold, Becomes Greatest Athlete Ever?

Ashton Eaton Wins Decathlon Gold, Becomes Greatest Athlete Ever?

Ashton Eaton of the United States won gold in the decathlon yesterday, cementing his place among the all-time great Olympic athletes ... if not atop that list.

Eaton dashed, hurdled, jumped and vaulted through 10 events, racking up 8,869 points - short of his own world record, but enough to secure the gold.

Posted in: London Olympics
Google Fined $22.5 Million By FTC For Privacy-Violating Cookie Use

Google Fined $22.5 Million By FTC For Privacy-Violating Cookie Use

Google has agreed to a record $22.5 million fine for invasion of privacy after being accused of deliberately circumventing the privacy of Safari browsers.

The Federal Trade Commission alleged that the search engine giant it violated a pledge to protect the privacy of its users who use Apple's browser.

Posted in: Technology
U.S. Women's Soccer Team: Golden!!!

U.S. Women's Soccer Team: Golden!!!

It took a last-second goal by Alex Morgan to send the U.S. Women's Soccer Team into its Gold Medal matchup against Japan, but no such heroics were required to earn the Yanks a revenge-filled victory today:

Yes, we did! By a score of 2-1, America took down the team that shocked us in last summer's World Cup finals.

Posted in: London Olympics