Luol Deng has lost 15 pounds while dealing with a bad flu, and says the symptoms put him on edge and made him "really scared."

 

The San Diego Chargers have signed Manti Te'o.

 

 

ESPN's top 20 NFL draft prospects for 2014 features FIVE players from Alabama.

 

Dan Snyder says the Redskins nickname will never change.

 

Cole Hamels has been almost as bad as Roy Halladay, who just went on the DL indefinitely. Hamels walked five in the Phillies 2-1 loss yesterday, and is 1-5 on the season.

 

Apparently, Bill Belichick also enjoys hating on Tim Tebow.

 

Charles Woodson is surprised he doesn't have a job in the NFL yet.

 

Check out this interesting discussion between a member of the NBA relocation committee and a Seattle Supersonics fan.

 

David Ortiz calls PED accusations against him "discriminatory." I don't think it's discrimination to think someone having a career resurgence at age 37, who has taken PEDs before, might be taking PEDs. But the Red Sox like to play with a chip on their shoulder, so, I get it. 

 

The Nets already went after Phil Jackson, were taking a look at Doc Rivers, and are now interested in Lionel Hollins.

 

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy had their best starts ever in the PGA Tour, but Roberto Castro stole the show in the opening round, tying a course record.

 

Andrew Bogut's ankles were so bad he considered retirement.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

In the wake of all four American Idol judges being let go, here are the best lines from Randy Jackson – the last remaining original.

 

Meet Casey Veggies in Austin on Monday.

 

Curren$y drops the first visuals from his latest mixtape, New Jet City.

 

Yesterday, Gucci Mane announced Chief Keef was joining the Brick Squad and they didn't waste any time in collaborating.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Chris Christie says weight issues are the only form of acceptable discrimination left in this country.

 

A man in Florida ran away from the cops, but was later arrested in a hospital after he was attacked by an alligator.

 

Military veterans are building railroads across the country, which is helping them transition back into normal life as they help to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure. 

 

The State Department has asked that the 3D-printed gun design be taken offline.

 

Here are the year's most popular baby names.

 

Rand Paul says he is considering a run for President in 2016, but his actions speak louder than his words.

 

Tamerlan Tsarnaev spoke about jihad when he visited Russia last year.

 

Elizabeth Warren believes students should get the same loan rates as bankers.

 

Ready for immigration reform? Here we go!

 

The tenure of FBI director Robert Mueller began a week before September 11 and will end facing questions about how the Boston bombers slipped through the cracks.

 

Apple is preparing to build...something.

 

A 17-year-old is saving Twitter from TV spoilers.

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

TIME analyzes the jobs miracle in Texas and discusses why both Gov. Rick Perry and President Obama are wrong in taking credit for it; an ironic, but typical, plotline for politicians. 

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

The Dream and Jay-Z finally team up for "High Art."