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Oliver has been a writer for over four years. In that time he has covered all the latest news and gossip from the tech sector, the entertainment world and the political arena. Baseball, football, Apple, Android, the Republicans and the Democrats, you name it, he’s probably covered it in some way, shape or form.


Braxton Miller To Miss Ohio State’s 2014 Season With Shoulder Injury

Braxton Miller hurt again

Braxton Miller and Ohio State got disappointing news on Tueday afternoon as reports have surfaced that Miller will miss the entire 2014 season after suffering another injury to the quarterback’s shoulder. This latest hit is just another in what has been an injury plagued career for the Buckeye signal caller and this particular injury could… Read more »

Michael Vick Tells Ray Rice He Must Continue To Make Amends

Michael Vick talks to Ray Rice

Michael Vick knows a thing or two about getting the public back on his side after making unpopular decisions. Vick is now trying to help Ray Rice with a little bit of wisdom. Michael recently came out and talked about the incident involving Ray Rice and his now fiance. Vick was referencing the event where… Read more »

David Ortiz Joins 400 Homer Club

David Ortiz hits 400, 401 homer in Boston

David Ortiz managed to forge himself another chapter in the Boston Redsox history books on Saturday night. The Boston Redsox slugger put himself in rare company when he blasted home run numbers 400 and 401 in a Boston uniform. With those two homers, which allowed David Ortiz to also carry his team to a 10-7… Read more »

Android Phones Win Smartphone Marketshare War Despite iPhone 6 Buzz

Android Phones seeing sales gain

Android Phones are often thought of as the quirky cousins of the Apple iPhone but it appears that Android and its long ling of phones are making some serious in-roads when it comes to popularity. More importantly to the smartphone market, Android is making some real ground when it comes to phone handset sales. According… Read more »

Brittney Griner Is Getting Hitched

Brittney Griner is walking down the aisle

Brittney Griner was once known as the woman who was able to dunk a basketball at Baylor University. Brittney has come a long ways from those days, becoming one of the top WNBA players in the league. Now that Griner has managed that feat, she’s taking on another role. Brittney announced on Friday that she… Read more »

‘Mortal Kombat’ Bringing Back Long Dead Fatality

Mortal Kombat X fatality

Mortal Kombat’s most famous line form the long running video game series is when the game implores you to “Finish Him!” Recent reports indicate that Mortal Kombat X is going to bring back a long dead fatality so you can do just that when the title launches in the coming months. Mortal Kombat X developer… Read more »

Tina Fey Returns To Roots For ‘Mean Girls’ Screening

Tina Fey returns to Philadelphia

Tina Fey is headed back to her home town in order to raise some money for a good cause and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her surprise hit film Mean Girls. Tina wrote that smash hit starring Lindsey Lohan and Rachel McAdams, and Fey has said the story was loosely based on Tina’s own… Read more »

Ryan Mallett Looking Like Next Ryan Leaf

Ryan Mallett looking bad again

Ryan Mallet entered his final college football season as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play at the University of Arkansas. Now Mallet is looking an awful lot like an NFL bust who will follow in the footsteps of quarterback flameouts like Ryan Leaf. Mallet was picked up by the New England Patriots in… Read more »

Jadeveon Clowney Shows Skills To Pay Bills In Preseason Opener

Jadeveon Clowney impresses

Jadeveon Clowney has impressed football scouts wherever he has played, but there had been some talk coming into this season that the NFL might finally be the place where he proved he was mortal. It appears Jadeveon is ready to show people that Mr. Clowney can handle the rigors of the professional football league as… Read more »

Oakland Raiders Starting 2014 The Way 2013 Ended

Oakland Raiders still look bad

The Oakland Raiders are apparently talking about leaving the Bay. If the Raiders continue to play they way they did in their pre-season opener, it seems likely Oakland fans might drive them to the airport. This is a team that has been one of the worst in the NFL for years. Despite that, every Oakland… Read more »

Deion Sanders Sees House Slapped With Lien

Deion Sanders sees home slapped with lien

Deion Sanders has had a bit of a tough year. While he was one of the coaches in the Pro Bowl, Deion has seen a steady decline in happiness since that game kicked off. Sanders is now facing new trouble and new heat as a judge recently slapped a lien on the former superstar’s house… Read more »

‘BioShock’ Not Coming To Next Gen, Is Coming To iOS

BioShock coming for iOS

BioShock fans are not going to be getting a port of the popular game on the PS4 or Xbox One anytime soon. Last week, rumors surrounding the original BioShock started, thanks to a Twitter tease. Today, we’ve found out what that BioShock tease actually meant. Instead of the series moving over to the next generation,… Read more »

Allen Craig Will Look To Change Of Scenery To Rejuvenate Career

Allen Craig will hope change of scenery will do him good

Allen Craig is one of more than a dozen players who changed places on Thursday’s Major League Baseball trade deadline day. When the smoke clears from the numerous trades, Allen Craig might be the player who benefits the most from his change of scenery. Craig had been the starting right fielder for the St. Louis… Read more »

LittleBigPlanet 3 Gets November Release Date

LittleBigPlanet 3 coming in November

LittleBigPlanet has long been one of the most underrated and popular franchises for Sony on the PS3. Now the company has announced the official release date for LittleBigPlanet 3 for the PS4 as well as some added bonuses and a bit of a surprise. Sony announced that LittleBigPlanet 3 will be hitting the Playstation 4… Read more »

‘Dark Souls II’ Now Has 100 Percent More Rocky Balboa

Dark Souls II

Dark Souls II has actually found a way to be an even better game than it already is. No, I’m not talking about the new Dark Souls II DLC, Crown of the Sunken King. I’m talking about a brand new character that has surfaced in the game’s PVP mode. While Dark Souls II is supposed… Read more »

‘Watch Dogs’ Keeps Iron Grip On UK Sales Charts

Watch Dogs stays at the top of the sales charts

Watch Dogs might still be getting some less than wonderful reviews, but it’s still the most popular game among all formats, according to the UK Sales Charts. Watch Dogs is Ubisoft’s biggest release in quite some time, thanks in part to a rather original take on open-world adventure games. While some have said Watch Dogs… Read more »

‘GTA V’ Online DLC: What’s Coming And What’s Not

GTA V online heists

GTA V‘s release for PS4 and Xbox One is getting nearer. It appears GTA V for the next generation is going to be hitting store shelves this November and that version of the game has clearly been the focus of Rockstar the last couple of months. That doesn’t mean there isn’t content coming for GTA… Read more »

‘BioShock’ Gets New Teaser On Twitter, What Could It Mean?

BioShock gets teaser on Twitter

BioShock is one of the most popular series in video games. Now fans of BioShock and the most recent BioShock Infinite might be getting a new treat. A teaser on 2K United Kingdom’s Twitter account seems to indicate BioShock is coming back in one form or another. That is good news for people who thought… Read more »

Twitch Officially Welcomed Into The Fold By Google

Twitch officially purchased by Google

Twitch had long been rumored to be getting wooed by Google, and this weekend the purchase became official. For those that aren’t familiar with the video gaming world, Twitch is a website that is dedicated towards allowing people to stream their individual games. This has allowed people to use Twitch to share their exploits in… Read more »

Cliff Lee: Trade Rumors, Noxious Gas Swirl Around Ace Pitcher

Cliff-Lee

Cliff Lee is likely on his way out of Philadelphia by the end of this month. The trade rumors surrounding Lee are starting to heat up, thanks to his return to the mound on Monday night. Cliff was making his first start since May 18, and the rust was certainly evident and pretty predictable. What… Read more »

Tumblr CEO Hangs With President Obama

Tumblr CEO Hangs With President Obama

Tumblr CEO David Karp may not be as well known as other tech gurus, but his social media site continues to surge in popularity and his latest exploits should only help. The Tumblr creator recently rubbed elbows with the most powerful man in the world at a fundraiser. In addition to the Tumblr creator getting… Read more »

‘Destiny’ Beta Got Two New Maps, For Two Hours

Destiny Beta gets new maps

The Destiny beta got a couple of new maps on Saturday, but players only got to sample the new content over a two-hour window. The people running the Destiny beta have been working hard to make the event as special as possible and Saturday’s addition certainly did that. Gamespot reports that one of the maps… Read more »

Fantasy Football Permeating NFL Landscape

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football season is upon us yet again. What? It’s not even August yet! For those who are Fantasy Football aficionados, the season starts right about the same time NFL teams starting gearing up for fall camp. Fantasy sports in general have become much more popular over the last few years thanks to the pastime… Read more »

‘Watch Dogs’ Drawing Gamers’ Ire Despite Topping Sales Charts

Watch Dogs getting plenty of sales and plenty of anger

Watch Dogs is an interesting video game if for no other reason than the contradicting realities surrounding Ubisoft’s games. One the one hand, Watch Dogs has shipped more than 8 million copies since it was released. That number puts Watch Dogs on top of the June sales charts when it comes to video games, especially… Read more »

Kelly Ayotte Sees Russian Fingerprints On Downed Airliner

Kelly Ayotte thinks Russia is behind downed plane

Kelly Ayotte isn’t buying Russia’s claim that it wants to find the people responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines jetliner as it flew over the Ukraine. In fact, the Republican Senator believes Russia is responsible for the plane being shot down in the first place. While Kelly Ayotte says she isn’t sure of the exact… Read more »

Mike Tomlin Excited About Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ground Game

Mike Tomlin excited about Steelers'

Mike Tomlin has a bevy of running backs and he says the division of labor is going to have to sort itself out as the season goes along. When last we saw Mike Tomlin, he was explaining how he didn’t blame anyone but himself when it came to his Pittsburgh Steelers missing the playoffs. His… Read more »

Dan Gilbert’s Famous Letter Now Just A Weird Footnote In NBA History

Dan Gilbert's embarassing letter

Dan Gilbert’s open letter, written around this time of year four years ago, looks even weirder today. While there were plenty of people who thought Gilbert’s Comic Sans written letter was childish and strange when Lebron James was leaving Cleveland, Dan Gilbert gets his player back despite the mud slinging. Late last week, James announced… Read more »

Burned Dwyane Wade Could Be Headed To The Bulls

Dwyane Wade heading to Chicago?

Dwyane Wade is probably not going to be spending much time in the forseeable future with Lebron James. With the news that James has resigned with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wade is now a player without a team. What’s worse is that Dwyane was lured to the Miami Heat after promises that Wade, James, and Bosh… Read more »

Genie Bouchard Lost Out On Big Payday With Wimbledon Stumble

Eugenie Bouchard

Genie Bouchard was just one step away from bringing a women’s Wimbledon title home to her native Canada. Unfortunately for Genie, she fell short of the championship losing in straight sets to Petra Kvitova 6-3, and 6-0. While Bouchard had become known as the new darling of women’s tennis, the finals match didn’t last an… Read more »

‘GTA VI’: Next Grand Theft Auto Rumored Coming 2017

GTA VI coming summer of 2017

GTA VI might be coming in the Summer of 2017, if the latest rumors can be believed. One recent report indicated that preorders for the next generation of GTA V on the PS4 and Xbox One have started to slow down. We at The Inquisitr wondered if perhaps it was a situation where people are… Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed: Memories’ Coming To iOS ‘Soon’

Assassin's Creed Memories is coming

Ubisoft appears to be getting everything it can out of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. We’ve known for a while that the firm is launching Assassin’s Creed Unity later this year. Now it appears there is going to be another Assassin’s Creed game for the iOS entitled Assassin’s Creed Memories. Touch Arcade was the first website… Read more »

‘The Leftovers’: HBO Series Won’t Focus On Answers

The Leftovers don't bring answers

HBO’s newest show isn’t about getting to the bottom of things. The Leftovers is more about how people are dealing with the program’s central mystery, more than finding out why The Leftovers are The Leftovers. Considering the showrunner for this new program is Damon Lindelof, who is best known as the man behind Lost, it… Read more »

‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Release Date Looks Like It’s Been Leaked

Batman Arkham Knight release date

Batman: Arkham Knight was originally supposed to debut in 2014, but the release date was pushed back into “sometime in 2015″ right around E3. The official listing on the Microsoft Store has apparently leaked the release date for Batman: Arkham Knight. If the store listing can be believed, the game will be hitting store shelves… Read more »

‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ Boasts Bigger Map Than ‘Black Flag’

assassins_creed_unity_0005-pc-games

As we get close to the release of Assassin’s Creed Unity, more details are starting to emerge. The biggest piece of information for this fifth iteration in the Assassin’s Creed series is that the game-play map is said to be quite big. Examiner.com reports that Assassin’s Creed Unity‘s map is actually bigger than the game… Read more »

‘True Blood’: Heads Will Roll In Series’ Final Season

the final season of True Blood

HBO series True Blood will begin its final season on Sunday night, and ahead of the premiere episode, information has been trickling out about what viewers can expect. One of the show’s producers, Brian Buckner recently sat down with Entertainment Weekly and hinted about what we can expect. Among the themes that will be front… Read more »

‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ Unveils New Beautiful Screenshots

Dragon-Age-Inquisitionnew screenshot

Dragon Age: Inquisition might not be hitting store shelves until October, but EA released some brand new screenshots to wet our appetites. Electronic Arts has been touting Dragon Age: Inquisition for the last couple of weeks, including showing off a new trailer at E3. While these photos have been officially released, it seems as though… Read more »

Feedly Repeatedly Hit By DDoS Attacks

Feedly dropped by DDoS attacks

Feedly has made itself a nice little business stepping into the hole that was left in RSS readers once Google Reader was shut down. Now Feedly is facing the consequences of being the king of the hill as it has faced numerous DDoS attacks that have taken the site down multiple times in the last… Read more »