Story | Dec 20, 2013 | 4:20 PM
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Story | Nov 5, 2013 | 1:35 PMNorwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
Story | Dec 20, 2013 | 3:25 PM
Dec 20 (The Sports Xchange) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was officially ruled out of Sunday's game against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers. Rodgers, recovering from a broken collarbone that has sidelined him for the past six weeks, took...
Story | Dec 20, 2013 | 3:28 PM
The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Lakers sign G Marshall The Los Angeles Lakers, who have been hit by a number of injuries to their backcourt, signed guard Kendall Marshall to a multi-year contract, the team announced Friday. Marshall, a first-round pick...
Story | Dec 20, 2013 | 5:20 AM