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Forget baseball: Increasingly, e-sports becoming our pastime

In 1986, Australian hard rock band AC/DC had an epic hit song, “Who Made Who.” The song began, “The video game says play me.”
If the group penned this song today, the lyrics might easily be “The video game says PAY me,” in deference to the fast-growing sector of e-sports.
E-sports, more comm ... (full story)


Report: Daily fantasy sports losing major payment processor

Report: Daily fantasy sports losing major payment processor

NEW YORK (AP) — An Ohio company that processes payments for daily fantasy sports sites says it will no longer handle their payments and will pull away from the $2 billion industry in February, according to a newspaper report.
FanDuel, DraftKings and other daily fantasy sports sites have been under assault in recent months a ... (full story)


Johnny Manziel being investigated following altercation

Johnny Manziel being investigated following altercation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Before Johnny Manziel was found "safe and in no danger," police in Texas used a helicopter to help locate the Browns quarterback, who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Manziel is being investigated by police in Fort Worth and Dallas following a disturbance early last Saturday during which he may ... (full story)


Pop-up space for small business features candlelight yoga

BOSTON (AP) — Peer into the window at 89 Brighton Ave. on Tuesday night, and you'll see the warm, flickering light of roughly a dozen tea light candles and the silhouettes of the warrior pose, child's pose, downward dog— this is candlelight yoga.
Held in a large room flanked by old-school arcade games and taxidermied ... (full story)


NFL's first female scout applauds Bills' coach hiring

NFL's first female scout applauds Bills' coach hiring

NEW YORK (AP) — Armed with notepads, pens and a keen eye for talent, Connie Carberg is still scouting football players.
She simply can't get enough of breaking down film. That's why the 64-year-old Carberg was spending Saturday in front of her television at home in Coconut Creek, Florida, watching the East-West Shrine Game ... (full story)