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1-seeds Kansas, Gonzaga top Thursday's NCAA Sweet 16 slate

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Coach Bob Huggins appears to have the Mountaineers peaking at the right time. West Virginia played an outstanding game against Notre Dame in round two after a solid victory over Bucknell to kick off the NCAA Tournament. Specifically, the Bulldogs did it with defense - reinforcing the bona fides of a team that ranks first nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency according to Pomeroy. Read More »

Morse author Colin Dexter dies

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He told BBC Radio 4's Front Row Dexter was "such a warm friendly guy that when he arrived on set we all adored him and he had this wonderful inquiring mind and unbelievable alpha brain, that Morse had of course". Added Macmillan publisher Jeremy Trevathan, "With Colin's death there has been a tectonic shift in the worldwide crime writing scene". "Through 33 feature-length stories, the casebook of Morse and Lewis changed the landscape of detective drama". Read More »

Miley Cyrus's Wedding Planner Is Totally Unexpected

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Alas, he quickly cleared up the rumors with a second post, writing, "Whoa!" Brandi said. "She would have had some fabulous wedding dress, not just like frilly top she was wearing in a photo". Oh, well, if that day ever comes, of course. "I am obsessed. I listen to his music all the time", she smiled during an interview with The Sun newspaper. Read More »

Maury County Teen Still Missing; Former Teacher Sought

The TBI is now trying to get into the mind of Cummins, a profile of who he is, to help determine his next move. People living in remote or rural areas have been asked to check their property for tampering or suspicious vehicles. The district completed its report on its investigation of the incident a week later, on January 30. Both the Maury County Public Schools and the Maury County Sheriff's Department investigated the incident. Read More »

The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 14 "The Other Side" Recap

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Sasha is even tougher and generally doesn't do comedy. It's notable that season 7's finale, The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life , is The Walking Dead's 99th episode. This week's instalment sees the return of Maggie after minimal screentime this season so far. And it really showed the maturity and wisdom in Maggie . Read More »

G20 financial chiefs agree open trade is key to growth-Schaeuble

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They see that formulation as a way to hem in the economic nationalism advocated by President Donald Trump's "America First" platform. Despite Mr Trump's robust rhetoric against free trade and trading partners, the new United States treasury secretary insisted he was more interested in solutions that avoided confrontation. Read More »

'Iron Fist': How Marvel's New Show Reinvents a 1970's Kung-Fu Superhero

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And when housed in a series that's as shoddy as Iron Fist is, it all begins to seem like a rather cruel and witless act of aggression. In other words, it'll be a while before we see Davos' full villainy in action, with Dhawan revealing that he's not actually in the series until its ninth episode (with only six screened for critics before the series' release ), and that the majority of his storyline will take place in a planned second series following the upcoming Defenders crossover ... Read More »

The Flash Exclusive: Barry Reunites with Eddie Thawne (Kind Of)

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Maybe it is because the writers on this show tend to treat the ethereal realm that ties together all Speedsters from the corners of the multiverse with scripts that feel like lackluster retellings of A Christmas Carol . Barry first encounters Eddie in the speed force, who tells him Wally is in the prison his future self created."We gave you your speed back because you said you'd come to terms with your mother's death, but you lied to us you went back in time to save her and created flashpoint". Read More »

Kim Kardashian West opens up about gunpoint Paris robbery

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The reality star was robbed at gun point in Kanye West's Parisian condo a year ago, and has revealed she begged for her life during the ordeal. In the days before the robbery, Kim - the wife of rapper Kanye West - had also posted a picture of a diamond ring on her Instagram page while on her trip. Read More »

Updated WWE WrestleMania 33 card after March 14 SmackDown Live

It was reported a while back that Vince McMahon wants AJ Styles on RAW and not on Smackdown , The story line that he is now in with Shane McMahon, might just be what stems into him leaving Smackdown . Fans around the world are just dying to see this match, aren't you? This situation should only be more clearly solidified when Styles does bring out the best left in Shane and perhaps steals the show. Read More »

These "Clear Knee Mom Jeans" Have Divided the Internet

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It's unclear how many people have actually bought them. So what was Nordstrom thinking in stocking these $95 retro jeans? Well, with these jeans in my possession I can confidently say, "Mission accomplished!" Again, these are intentionally created to evoke the image of your mother, as they "come in authentic mid blue rigid-look denim", and are cut "with a high-waist and a tapered leg". Read More »

Crazy Couples Rumor: Is Jennifer Lopez Dating Alex Rodriguez?

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A few weeks ago, J. Lo talked about the never-ending Drake dating rumors. The female singer is said to have been hiding her relationship with the actor from the press. 'They are on the exact same page'. Fox Sports announced on Tuesday that Rodriguez will be a full-time analyst for the network's baseball coverage. Read More »

Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks to make first film together

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Spielberg is exec producing that film, and he also is one of the interview subjects in the film about WWII's impact on cinema. The Pentagon Papers was a government study about USA involvement in the Vietnam War that Bradlee and Graham fought to make public in 1971. Read More »

Dave Chappelle's Netflix Specials Just Got a Teaser Trailer and Release Date

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The two specials, according to Entertainment Weekly , include the March 2016 recording The Age of Spin and the April 2015 Austin City Limits show entitled Deep in the Heart of Texas . Dave Chappelle's stand up specials were beloved in their time and are still extremely popular today, so for him to finally make his stand-up return - and to do so via Netflix exclusively - is a pretty huge deal all around. Read More »

Lorde's 'Green Light' is here, and it's a 10/10 banger

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Small details like these are crucial to Lorde's craft; pop tends to show us things in broad strokes, but she inverts this, painting small details in order to point at something larger: a breaking of trust, the end of intimacy, the beginning of something new. Read More »

Sir Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman shed tears together watching 'Logan'

With the new movie being Hugh Jackman's last Wolverine picture as well as the latest Marvel film, it would seem a no-brainer for movie theaters to present it with IMAX's top tier picture. This is the third instalment in the Wolverine series of movies. "If [an Avengers-crossover] was on the table when I made my decision, it certainly would have made me pause". Read More »

Nintendo Switch Uses Friend Codes to Add Friends

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But this is still annoying and disappointing, and makes it clear that full online parity with the competition is still not something Nintendo is looking at. We've been able to access both the Australian and Japanese eShops easily - but buying games is another matter. In preparation, Nintendo has already released the console's Parental Controls application for iOS and Android. Read More »

Bachelor Nick Viall Sends Corinne Olympios Home: Best Twitter Reactions

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Who the heck can say with these two?!? 'I think people saying that I used sex or my sexuality to get roses is just stupid, ' she explained. "But who knows, you never know what they're going to do", she said. "I would've loved to be the Bachelorette and I would always love to be the Bachelorette . And The Right Reason, frankly, for going on television and dating the same guy as 20 some odd other women is to bring us unbelievable television, which leads me to believe Corinne, more than ... Read More »

What Went Wrong: Katy Perry & Orlando Bloom's Shocking Split

They had been dating less than a year, but they always looked so happy together! "It was never really supposed to be serious between them", a Perry source tells PEOPLE exclusively. Perry hints at strain on their relationship after complaining about the long distance. "What kind of life is this". Get to know the real status of their relationship. Read More »

Amal Clooney shows off growing baby bump in STUNNING dress

Dressed in a white strapless gown with a feathered skirt in fading shades of gray, Amal was the definition of radiance. She and her gorgeous husband attended an event in the French capital, Cesar Awards. Clooney then addressed his wife Amal , who was seated in the audience, saying how "excited he is about the years, and especially the months, to come", in allusion to the twins they are expecting this June. Read More »

Germany: Man hits 3 pedestrians and flees, is shot by police

He was seriously injured following the brief stand-off and rushed to hospital. Police said that at the moment they are unclear about the man's motives but added they don't suspect the attack to be terrorism-related. "At the current stage of the investigation there is nothing to suggest that it was a terrorist" act, the police said. German authorities are on high-alert after a man drove a truck into Christmas crowds at a Berlin market, killing 12 people. Read More »

Meet the Smiling Crew of 'Alien

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While the the prologue does not feature any chestbursting (or backbursting) incidents, it's an exceptional way to introduce us to the crew of the ship, including the franchise's first LGBT characters, without spoiling any juicy details from the movie itself. Read More »

South African court says government's ICC withdrawal is unconstitutional

The court's ruling will force the parliament to open up the decision to the public - a critical part of the debate, said Phephelaphi Dube, director of the Centre for Constitutional Rights. But the ANC, which has ruled South Africa since 1994 after the end of the Apartheid era, has shown signs of cracking under Zuma's scandal-plagued leadership. Read More »

Steve Irwin's son Robert makes late-night television debut on Jimmy Fallon

Robert showed the same enthusiasm for animals as Steve, causing Jimmy to say, "It's so cool to see you like this, you're actually your dad!" He will be accompanied with his mom, Terri, and older sister, Bindi. Steve Irwin , was a Australian nature expert and the host of the wildly popular television show " The Crocodile Hunter ", he died in 2006 after being strung by a stingray. Read More »

Mikaela Shiffrin cruises to 3rd straight slalom world title

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That Shiffrin won on Saturday isn't a surprise. Overall World Cup leader Shiffrin, the hot favourite in Sunday's slalom, was third after the first leg but leapfrogged Goggia into the silver medal position with a strong second run. "But I felt really good about my second run". "I want to be the best skier, not just the fastest skier but the best technically". She has won the slalom at every major event since she was 17 - world championships in 2013, 2015 and 2017, plus the Olympics in 2014. Read More »

Justin Bieber Accused of Punching Man in Cleveland in 2016

Justin Bieber may be in trouble with the law again. Bieber then allegedly lunged at the dude. This has been a constant issue for Bieber for many years. " Justin Bieber knowingly and in bad faith failed to appear at his scheduled, agreed upon deposition on February 8, 2017 in Santa Monica, California". Read More »

See the 3 covers for SI Swimsuit 2017 featuring Kate Upton

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The covers were projected onto New York's Empire State Building after Kate was revealed as the cover star on Jimmy Kimmel Live . That makes her the ideal face for this year's issue, which features more women of different body types-and different ages-than ever before. Read More »

Standing Against the Secretary of Education

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Several of Willis' students on Tuesday questioned DeVos' priorities and said they think it's important to speak out on public school issues. She promised to work with "those who supported my nomination and those who did not" and encouraged everyone to listen to each other and focus on the fulfilling the department's mission. Read More »

Things Families Can Talk About After "The Lego Batman Movie"

Animated comic superhero adventure featuring the voices of Will Arnett , Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera , Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes . Click through to watch the first The Lego Ninjago Movie trailer. The film opens with an action scene that bears a striking resemblance to The Dark Knight Rises prologue. Alfred convinces him to finally train Dick Grayson, just as The Joker decides to rally every villain in Gotham City to take it over. Read More »