After lawsuit filed, Gearbox CEO confirms he left USB stick of porn at Medieval Times

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, recreated in a photo illustration of the game Borderlands‘s cover art. (credit: Photo illustration by Aurich Lawson) A pair of lawsuits filed in Dallas County District Court late last year came to light on Friday, each revolving around an apparently nasty dispute between the former general counsel of Gearbox Studios (makers […]

A broken stick leads to broken hearts for Canada's world juniors

When a Canadian is on the losing end of a hockey game at any level it's never easy. It doesn't matter if it's a peewee house-league final in Cole Harbour, N.S., or on the bigger stages like the world junior tournament, the world championship or an Olympic gold-medal final. So imagine how the 2019 Canadian world […]

‘He broke my fingers with a hockey stick’: South Korean Olympic champion details assault by coach

South Korean short-track champion Shim Suk-hee has revealed that she was subjected to systematic physical abuse for more than 10 years in a court testimony given against her coach Cho Jae-beon. The 21-year-old skater detailed horrific scenes from her training process, adding that the coach’s brutality resulted in numerous injuries, including broken bones and concussion. […]

Greenland’s melting snow makes new a hockey stick (graph)

Enlarge / Staring down the barrel of an ice core drill. (credit: Sarah Das / WHOI) The Greenland Ice Sheet’s unhealthy and rapid weight loss—and contribution to sea level rise—occurs by a handful of mechanisms. In short, ice at the edge of the glacier can melt or break off into icebergs, and surface snow farther […]

‘Won’t change anything’: Why Utd should ‘stick with’ Mourinho

Ryan Giggs has backed Jose Mourinho to turn Manchester United’s season around and says sacking him will not change anything. Mourinho’s challenge to his players to be in the top four by 2019 may already be over after drawing at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday, according to Giggs. The former United captain believes the […]

Ex-NHLer Carcillo recalls OHL hazing with sawed-off goalie stick

Former NHL player Daniel Carcillo spoke out on the weekend about the alleged hazing he endured as a member of the Ontario Hockey League. In a 15-post narrative on Saturday, Carcillo detailed how as a 17-year-old rookie on the 2002-2003 Sarnia Sting he was bullied by his teammates. Carcillo described being beaten with the sawed-off […]

13 Incredibly Useful Tactics to Help You to Stick to Your Family Budget

Are you having trouble sticking to a family budget? You aren’t alone. Budgeting is difficult. Creating one is hard enough, but actually sticking to it is a whole other issue. Things come up. Desires and cravings happen. And the next thing you know, budgets break. So how can you stick to a family budget? Here […]

‘They have to keep us happy’: Trump brandishes his ‘powerful’ tariff stick at India

Already engaged in numerous trade disputes across the globe, Donald Trump has slammed India as a “tariff king” that is clinging to the “privilege” of trading with the US and struggling to negotiate a deal to appease Washington. “India, which is the tariff king, they called us and they said, ‘We want to start negotiations […]

Desert Island Discs: ‘Stick to the rules’ Lauren Laverne warns as she replaces Kirsty 

Desert Island Discs, was hosted for the first time by Lauren Laverne, 40, and joining her on the episode was Tom Daley, 24. The Olympic diver was the first castaway on the new show, following original host Kirsty Young’s departure from the BBC Radio 4 show.  When asked what luxury item he wanted, which the programme’s venerable format allows […]