Blast from the past: Arizona State

USC rode in to Tempe, Ariz., feeling confident after a methodical victory over Syracuse. The Trojans aimed to establish themselves as a force in the Pac-12 South against Arizona State, who many pundits picked to win the division. “This team is going to stay together,” USC coach Lane Kiffin said. “They’re going to be strong. […]

Former ‘Idol’ winner dropped by label

Lee DeWyze, winner of the ninth season of American Idol, has reportedly been dropped by RCA Records after releasing only one album, and just a year and a half after winning the show. DeWyze cruised through his season, never landing in the “Bottom Two,” as he tended to choose songs, such as Hinder’s “Lips of […]

Jury selected in ‘underwear bomber’ trial

A jury was chosen Oct. 6 in the trial of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the alleged “underwear bomber” of 2009. Shortly after selecting 12 jurors and four alternates yesterday, one of the initial jurors was dismissed because she was a women native to Abdulmutallab’s home country of Nigeria. The jury consists of nine women — six […]

Beyonce flaunts baby bump in “Countdown” video

Beyonce proved she’s hot as ever with her colorful ’60s-inspired video for “Countdown,” the latest single off of her album 4. “Countdown” is an upbeat song about how she’s dedicated to the man she loves, but the video shows more — the mom-to-be uses her video to prove her pregnancy is not slowing her down. […]