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Actress Busy Phillips responds baby name critics

   “Extra” correspondent AJ Calloway shares the latest celebrity news and star sightings, from Busy Phillips’ good-humored response to critics of her new daughter’s name to rumors that Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez will be getting married this weekend.

'Ben, What Are You Afraid Of?' Rants Santelli

   CNBC's Rick Santelli, explains why he hears 'crickets" when he asks questions about Fed Chairman Bernanke's policies. "Enough is enough," he rants.

Shamed British bank bosses seek solace in science and cricket

LONDON (Reuters) - Say sorry, give back some of the money and become an adviser. Playing cricket and keeping a low profile also seem to help. Full story

‘Blade Runner’ emotional in court

   In a bail hearing on Tuesday, South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius was charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. NBC’s Rohit Kacheroo discusses.

Hundreds of crickets get loose in university dorm

   Crickets that were supposed to be food for a pet bearded dragon trigger chaos in a University of New Hampshire dorm after hundreds of them escape an enclosure. WHDH’s Byron Barnett reports.

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With the help of NBC’s Ben Fogle, TODAY’s Al Roker gets a lesson in the history of the iconic British sport of cricket, and picks up a bat to take on Mean Mike, “the demon bowler.”

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Sri Lanka cricket team pose for photographs with the winning trophy after their one-day international cricket match against South Africa in Colombo July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Sri Lanka's cricket team pose for photographs with the winning trophy after their one-day international cricket match against South Africa in Colombo
Sri Lanka's cricket team pose for photographs with the winning trophy after their one-day international cricket match against South Africa in Colombo

Sri Lanka's cricket team pose for photographs with the winning trophy after their one-day international cricket match against South Africa in Colombo July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte (SRI LANKA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

England's Pietersen looks on during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester
England's Pietersen looks on during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester

England's Kevin Pietersen looks on during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Philip Brown (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

England's Pietersen runs during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester
England's Pietersen runs during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester

England's Kevin Pietersen smiles during a training session before Thursday's third Ashes cricket test match against Australia at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Philip Brown (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)