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Even Conan O’Brien Can’t Escape Technical Difficulties on ‘Conan’

"I know, why can't we get a distortion pedal with a true bypass?"

All Conan O'Brien wanted to do last night on 'Conan' was chat about the end of the Sochi Olympics and its final medal count, but that relatively simple plan was derailed by some inept sound guys who were too busy chatting over the show's live feed about, well, their ineptitude to let Conan and Andy Richter rehash the winter sports spectacular.

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LeBron James Crushes Jimmy Fallon in Wastepaper Basketball on ‘The Tonight Show’

There's little question that Jimmy Fallon loves rapping, fake music videos, invented sporting events, and asking his 'Tonight Show' guests to help him combine all of the above into its own unique blast of '80s-tinged goodness and oddly catchy lyrics (if you count a single line as "lyrics"). That doesn't seem to be abating in his second week as host on the venerable late show, as basket-baller LeBron James popped up for a game of Wastepaper Basketball.

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Grand Rapids Griffin Scores Twice In Nine Seconds!

The Griffins, being the farm team of the Red Wings, have 2 jobs. Try and win the Calder Cup and get players ready for the NHL. And they have done a pretty good job of both. One of the Red Wings prospects, Teemu Pulkkinen, is turning into one of those stars.

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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Teary Eyed for a 7-Year-Old Boy with Cancer

This nearly six-minute video shows Jimmy Kimmel meeting a seven-year-old boy with cancer who's been dubbed "Super Max" by his friends.

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Winter 2013-14 Second Snowiest on Record in Grand Rapids

It's the second snowiest winter on record in Grand Rapids and it's not over yet.

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Adam Driver to Star as the Villain in ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′

Adam Driver missed out on the role of Lex Luthor in 'Batman vs. Superman' because of a scheduling conflict. What kind of conflict could keep someone from starring in one of the biggest movies of the year? THE biggest movie of the year. Variety is reporting that Driver is in final talks to star as the villain in 'Star Wars: Episode 7.'

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‘Ghostbusters 3′ is Moving Forward After Harold Ramis’ Death

With the passing of Harold Ramis, it seemed another monkey wrench had been thrown into the plans of the long rumored ',' which co-writer and star Dan Aykroyd has been working on for over twenty years. Now it's been revealed that commerce trumps tragedy as Sony and director Ivan Reitman are definitely moving forward with the project.

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‘Godzilla’ Trailer: God Help Us All!

We've seen tantalizing glimpses of 'Godzilla' in the previous two teaser trailers, but with the new film set to hit theaters in just over two months, it's time for a full 'Godzilla' trailer and a really good look at the big lizard. That time is now as a new 'Godzilla' trailer has arrived that finally shows us the King of the Monsters in all his massive glory.

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Taco Bell Announces New Breakfast Menu!

Taco Bell is easily stealing this idea from me.

Listen to this: Just a few months ago, I was up super early driving to work and I was hungry. I passed a Taco Bell and I said to myself, "How great would it be to have breakfast at Taco Bell?"

Well, they now have it!

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Vote for the Whitecaps’ Newest Food Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are rebuilding their ballpark following the fire back in January and preparing for their season. As part of that, they're doing a lot of things and asking for the public's input.

First, they asked fans to design their jerseys for Social Media Night. Then, they asked for suggestions for the name of their new mascot. Now, they want the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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One Guy’s Top Harold Ramis Movies

Sad news today, as one of the people that helped us grow up disturbed and a little off has died.  

Actor, writer, director and producer Harold Ramis of "Ghostbusters" fame died today.

There are some many

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins Twitter After Winning Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. vowed before the race that he'd join Twitter if he won the Daytona 500. Late Sunday night, that statement turned into reality. 

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