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Florida State QB Jameis Winston Wins 2013 Heisman Trophy [VIDEO]

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston won the 79th Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in New York City, becoming the the youngest player ever to be named the nation's most outstanding college football player.

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Shooting at Colorado’s Arapahoe High School — Suspected Shooter Reportedly Dead, One Victim in Critical Condition

UPDATED 10:00 p.m. ET: Authorities have identified the shooter as 18-year-old Karl Halverson Pierson.

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Jay Mohr Blasts Danica Patrick at Awards Show During Super Uncomfortable Monologue [VIDEO]

Danica Patrick may be a big star in the race car world, but that didn't stop comedian Jay Mohr from poking fun at her during the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Banquet over the weekend.

One problem: She was not into it

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Naughty or Nice Survey Reveals Americans Are Not Even Close to Well-Behaved

So, are you naughty or nice?

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2014 Grammy Nominees for Best Metal Performance: Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Dream Theater, Killswitch Engage + Volbeat With King Diamond

Metal may not get the wealth of recognition that other genres receive, but the big category that every metalhead music fan should be paying attention to is the Best Metal Performance category.

The nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards were just announced and there's a diverse group of acts populating the category.

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Black Sabbath, Queens of the Stone Age Lead 2014 Rock Grammy Nominations

A big congrats is in order to Black Sabbath and Queens of the Stone Age as they're among the rock leaders for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Each of the acts received three nominations when the Grammy Awards nods were revealed Friday night (Dec. 6).

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Stone Sour Reveal Jim Root Will Sit Out Winter 2014 Tour to Focus on New Slipknot Album

Jim Root fans, we've got some bad news and some amazing news. Of course, we'll start with the bad news. Stone Sour have announced that Root will not be touring with the band on their upcoming winter tour. However, Root's absence is for good reason, as he's chosen to spend the time writing with Slipknot for the band's next album!

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Black Friday Record Store Day 2013: Guide to Hard Rock + Metal Releases

Want to do some Black Friday shopping without getting trampled in the process? Go support your local record store! The 2013 Black Friday edition of Record Store Day is set to launch on Nov. 29 and there are tons of special goodies just begging to be bought.

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2014 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces First Wave of Confirmed Acts

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the first wave of acts for the fest's 2014 edition. So far, bands such as All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Bleeding Through and many others have been confirmed to perform at NEMHC next year.

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Iron Maiden’s ‘Run to the Hills’ Gets Yacht Rock Treatment

We've heard lullaby version of heavy metal songs, we've heard string quartet versions of metal songs, and even some pop artists have covered some of metal's most cherished anthems, but this might be the one version nobody expected. Sung in the style of Michael McDonald, Las Vegas act the Guilty Pleasures recently covered Iron Maiden's classic 'Run to the Hills' in their own 'Yacht Rock' style.

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Gunman Spotted on Yale Campus; Lockdown Lifted [UDATED]

UPDATE 3:15 p.m. EST: The lockdown and shelter-in-place orders have been lifted, according to the Yale alert system. Police have been going door-to-door on campus searching for the gunman, though authorities will not confirm whether it may have been a hoax.

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Sevendust Turn to Crowdfunding for New Acoustic Album

Sevendust are ready to rock a new acoustic album for the fans, but they're asking for a little help to further the project. The band is the latest to utilize a PledgeMusic campaign to help fund one of their passion projects.

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