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Bird-plane collisions may pass 10,000, a first
January 12, 2010 – 4:30 am

Reports of airplanes hitting birds and other wildlife could reach or even exceed 10,000 for the first time when the final, soaring, 2009 tally is completed.

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Hamilton expects most exciting F1 season yet
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Lewis Hamilton looked forward to his most exciting Formula One season yet on Monday while jokingly casting himself as ‘just a number two driver’ alongside Jenson Button at McLaren.

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Langenbrunner named captain of U.S. ice hockey team
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

New Jersey Devils’s Jamie Langenbrunner was called on to provide leadership for a young squad when he was named captain of the United States men’s ice hockey team on Monday for next month’s Vancouver Olympics.

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Reds land hard-throwing Cuban pitcher Chapman
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The Cincinnati Reds have signed Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman to a six-year contract worth $30 million, the team said on Monday.

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Vonn says weight comments gave extra motivation
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

American skier Lindsey Vonn said on Monday that comments from Austrian coaches that she has an edge over others because of her weight had given her extra motivation to seal a hat-trick of World Cup wins at the weekend.

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“Ultimate fighting” needed to close NY budget gap
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

New York state should legalize “ultimate fighting” to help close a $7 billion deficit, Governor David Paterson said on Monday, though a previous Republican governor outlawed the sport.

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Carroll takes over as Seahawks head coach
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Pete Carroll, coming off a brilliant run in charge of the University of Southern California (USC), agreed on Monday to become head coach of the Seattle Seahawks.

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Mark McGwire admits steroid use
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Former St Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire has admitted using steroids when he was a player, including 1998 when he broke the single-season home-run record.

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Hendrix family, Sony to release “new” album
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Jimi Hendrix fans will be able to hear around an hour’s worth of music from their guitar hero never commercially available before when his family and Sony Commercial Music Group release a “new” album on March 8.

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Fox waits for Conan O’Brien to decide his own fate
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Fox television executives said on Monday they were waiting for late night talk show host Conan O’Brien to determine his own fate with rival NBC before talking to him directly about a possible move to Fox.

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Denzel Washington wields Bible in “Eli”
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Denzel Washington’s latest role in “The Book of Eli” has him playing a wanderer in a nuclear war-ravaged America who leans on his Bible for guidance, and the actor says if he was in that situation, he’d do exactly the same.

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Sarah Palin joins Fox as a contributor
January 11, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Republican Sarah Palin is coming to your television — as long as it’s tuned to the Fox News Channel.

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