Posts Tagged ‘ series ’

Phillies activate 2B Utley from DL (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

PHILADELPHIA (AP)—The Philadelphia Phillies have activated All-Star second baseman Chase Utley(notes) from the disabled list, less than seven weeks after he had thumb surgery. Utley tore a ligament in his thumb sliding into second base in a game at Cincinnati on June 28. He had surgery on July 1 and was expected to miss at
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Time-shifting on TV more than doubles in past year

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

LOS ANGELES | Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Time-shifted TV viewing has more than doubled over the past year and over 40 percent of Americans now make plans to record their favorite shows and watch them later, according to a survey released on Tuesday. More than two-thirds of viewers have
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Lost Memorabilia, Including the Hatch’s Apple-II, Headed for Auction

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Surely Desmond found the duties that tied him the Apple-II Plus in the Swan Station to be a drag, but Lost fans who fancied the old Apple desktop, or would like to fulfill a hatch-reenactment fantasy of hurriedly typing 4, 8, 16, 23 into the computer, now have a chance. ABC Studios, along
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Patricia Arquette files for divorce in Los Angeles (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Court records show Patricia Arquette has filed for divorce from fellow actor Thomas Jane in Los Angeles. The “Medium” actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup in a divorce petition filed Friday. It’s the second time Arquette has sought to end her marriage with Jane, who now stars in
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Ailing Zsa Zsa Gabor to spend final days at home

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:25pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has decided to spend her final days at her Bel Air home after declining to undergo any more surgery, her publicist said on Monday. Gabor, 93, was given the last rites by a priest in hospital at the
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Rooney Mara joins Daniel Craig for ‘Dragon Tattoo’ (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Newcomer Rooney Mara has landed one of the most-coveted roles in Hollywood, co-starring alongside James Bond star Daniel Craig in the English-language remake of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” Sony Pictures announced Monday that Mara, 25, will play Lisbeth Salander, a fearless genius tormented by a terrible childhood, in the crime
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Harvick passes Hamlin, wins at Michigan (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

BROOKLYN, Michigan (AP)—Kevin Harvick passed Denny Hamlin with 11 laps to go Sunday, then held on to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup series race at Michigan International Speedway. Harvick’s No. 29 team gambled by staying on the track instead of making a pit stop during a late caution. It paid off with a momentum-building victory
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8 dead, 12 wounded as truck plows into crowd at off-road race in Southern California desert

Aug 15th, 2010 | By usnews

AP Aug. 14: Emergency workers look at an off-highway vehicle that lost control and barreled into a crowd of spectators at an off-road race called the California 200. LOS ANGELES –  An off-road truck plowed into a crowd and scattered “bodies everywhere” moments after sailing off a jump at a California race Saturday, killing eight
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Bradford has rough debut for Rams (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

ST. LOUIS (AP)—Sam Bradford(notes) took the field to a big ovation. Soon enough, reality sank in for the centerpiece of the St. Louis Rams’ rebuilding effort. The No. 1 overall pick had an early case of the jitters, short-arming a pitch and bobbling a snap the first two plays, looked poised while hitting four of
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Oracle suing Google over the Android OS

Aug 14th, 2010 | By technologynews

It looks like not everyone is happy over Android devices. Oracle Corporation is suing Google over their Android software. Oracle, who acquired Sun Microsystems and Java earlier this year for 5.6 million dollars earlier this year, is claiming Google “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracles Java-related intellectual property in developing Android according to Oracle spokeswoman
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