By now, you have likely heard that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has donated $1 Million to the Red Cross to help with the devastation from the Oklahoma tornadoes.
Durant's donation was not only a great gesture on its own, but it has also acted as a spark to get more athletes and brands to donate, and Nike has stepped up to the plate.
Not only has Nike donated $1 million worth of Nike products to try to make life a little easier for victims who have lost everything, but they have also announced they will donate proceeds from the Oklahoma City KD V Elites to the relief effort.
Sure, they're not cheap at $180, but if you you have been looking for a fresh new pair of sneakers to wear on the court, or maybe just wear out on the street, here is your chance and/or excuse.
Not only will you be getting a great new pair of Nikes, but you'll be helping out a great cause.
The third studio album released by Vampire Weekend titled Modern Vampires of the City is officially out for sale today.
The New York City band, lead by Ezra Koenig, has delivered again with their unique sound that has been pulling in fans since their debut album in 2008. Read more
The moment we've all been waiting for, well Droid users, at least.
Instragram is on the verge of hitting the Droid market, so we can finally stop using the imitation apps. The popular photo sharing app, only available on the iOS market, has quite the tease on it's website.
If you are one of the many users anxious to add this great app, then go to their website and signup for notifcations.
No official announcement has been made regarding a date, however it seems likely that a beta version may be released to those who provided an email.
One of the highly-anticipated apps for smartphone users has come to the Android market. After being exclusive to the iOS market, it's populatiry is likely to skyrocket.
Aside from this big launch, the Android market is on the brink of receiving two other immensely-popular applications.
Temple Run is coming out tomorrow (3/27), and Instragram is still rumored to be on the horizon, with the official website setting up a signup for the email news letter.
For the second consecutive year, EA Sports is allowing the fans to decide who will be on the cover of the Madden franchise.
With Madden 13 set to come out, an assortment of star players can be voted on, including Tim Tebow, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton and Victor Cruz.
Usually, a player signs a deal to be on the cover, so they have control to ultimately say no in the end. However, with this new system that started with Madden 12, it is up to the fans. My qusetion is, do you want your team's star player on the cover?
Every team had two players from their team represented on the original bracket, which can be seen here.
If you are unfamiliar with the Madden Curse, take a quick look at this wikipedia article. I never believe in curses or supesrstitions like this, but you have to admit there is a strange correlation between being on the cover, and inevitably having something bad happen to your team or yourself at some point in the season, almost without fail.
So, Victor Cruz needs to stay as far from this cover as possible. I'm going to actually vote for whoever is up against him.
Here is the most current bracket
After last night's season 2 finale of the Walking Dead on AMC, it's just about perfect timing to release the anticipated trailer for the Walking Dead video game.
Based and styled after the popular comic series, The Walking Dead will follow a new character, in a parallel timeline to the show/comics.
The game follow Lee, starting when Rick is still in his coma (where we see the show start in season 1).
This is likely to be a big seller, with the success of the books and series, a perfect tie-in for fans everywhere.
Perhaps one of the most famous works of 20th Century American Literature is making it's way to the big screen. On The Road, based on the book of the same name, by Jack Kerouac.
The film is loosely based on the cross-country adventures of Kerouac, focusing on characters Sal Paradise (Sam Riley) and Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund).
Also featuring Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen, it appears this film has the proper cast to do justice to the book. Or at least not disappoint.
On the Road is coming out May 23rd.
If you read my post earlier about Assassin's Creed and their big reveal in April, but it leaked this week. You can watch the reveal trailer above, and tons of information regarding the game can be found here.
Ubisoft has built on the already successful franchise, and developed what they say is their biggest project yet.
G4 has a nice gallery of images, available here.
With it's latest iPad model, simply called "the iPad", Apple looks to push even farther into the tablet market.
The latest model will feature an upgraded camera (5 megapixels), an A5x for upgraded graphics, 4G LTE capabilities and an updated Retina display (4x more than the previous iPad), touting the highest resolution for a mobile device.
New iLife Apps
Updated versions of garage band have been added, iMovie with 1080p HD video, and iPhoto.
The latest installment in perhaps one of the biggest video game franchises is set to hit stores next holiday season, and 343 Studios has released a behind the scenes video.
The games looks pretty great, taking what the fans have liked over the good part of the past 10 years, and tweaking it to perfection. Not only does it look great, but it actually sounds great too, with full orchestras contributing to the soundtrack.
Ubisoft has released the cover of their latest installment in the hit Assassin's Creed series.
The third main game, as the cover art shows, will be set in America, during the revolutionary war. Pretty awesome picture and story line.
The first installment, that came out in 2007, was set during the Crusades in the Middle East with the protagonist being Altair. The 2009 follow0up, was set in 15th century France following a decendant of Altair, named Ezio Auditore.
The latest installment, with a release date of October 30, features what looks to be a Native American (judging by the tomahawk and arrows).
Definitely an exciting and original story/setting for a game. Let's be honest who doesn't want to go around killing redcoats like Mel Gibson in the Patriot?
Here's a little sample of what the previous Assassin games have looked like.
All of the official details will be released on March 5th at 5 p.m. Stay tuned.
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In honor of the upcoming Bruce Springsteen album, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is featuring musical guests performing covers of Springsteen hits.
Starting with the Boss,himself on Monday night performing two songs from Wrecking Ball, the celebration continued last night with Kenny Chesney peforming "I'm on Fire".
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Tonight features John Legend, with Elvis Costello performing tomorrow. The week will be capped off with Springsteen returning Friday as the lone guest for the show, along with another performance.
In his post-Oscar show last night, Jimmy Kimmel live raised the bar in spoof trailers with his 9 minute video starrring basically every big actor in Hollywood.
Featuring a little bit of everything, the video is too good for me to go in depth and spoil.
Imagine how fun this must be making a piece like this? Tons of great actors, making fools of themselves, in a fake trailer. What else can you ask for?
Pearl Jam Sings "Jeremy (Lin)" - Show Clips - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Linsanity has hit late night television. In his latest spoof of legendary rock stars, Jimmy Fallon did a spoof of the Pearl Jam song "Jeremy".
Prior to last night, Fallon had parodied artists like Bob Dylan with The Fresh Prince theme song , The Doors with Reading Rainbow, David Bowie with Tim Tebow to Jesus Christ and Neil Young with Whip My Hair (with a special appearance from Bruce Springsteen).
Fallon airs weeknights on NBC at 12:37.