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VR is leading us into the next generation of sports media

VR is leading us into the next generation of sports media

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

While the rest of the media landscape figures out exactly what the transformative power of VR means, sports are already showing us.
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Browns rookie QB Mayfield raising money for Special Olympics

Browns rookie QB Mayfield raising money for Special Olympics

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

CLEVELAND - Baker Mayfield is making a handoff from the heart.
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Majority of Calgary voters say 'no thanks' to 2026 Olympics

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune


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Scott Stinson: Fraught economic risk veiled behind the glamour of hosting Winter Olympics

Scott Stinson: Fraught economic risk veiled behind the glamour of hosting Winter Olympics

4 days ago   |   National Post

In a recent interview on the CBC, Scott Russell asked Mary Moran, the head of the bid committee for Calgary 2026, about the reasons for hosting an Olympic Games. “We could talk...
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Thursday's Sports in Brief

8 days ago   |   Miami Herald

OLYMPICS DENVER - A growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports has led to a steady stream of Congressional hearings and a three-year grant worth $2.2 million. Yet not a...
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Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

Amazon Plot Twist: 2 Cities Will Split The 2nd Headquarters

10 days ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The surprising decision to divide the win is an anticlimactic ending for a much-hyped, Olympic-style search. The plan promised up to 50,000 new high-paying jobs and drew 238 bids.
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Bird Brings Electric Scooters To Britain By Exploiting Legal Loophole

10 days ago   |   Forbes

Bird's launch is part of a 50-scooter pilot at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London that will start with scooters being restricted to a 1-mile stretch of private footpath...
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U.S. Olympic Committee Begins the Process of Shutting Down USA Gymnastics

11 days ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

The United States Olympic Committee took steps Monday to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as a national governing body. For the time being, the U.S. Olympic Committee will take...
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Electric scooter hire is coming to the UK under a deal struck by $2 billion startup Bird

Electric scooter hire is coming to the UK under a deal struck by $2 billion startup Bird

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Bird, the $2 billion electric scooter company, is launching in the UK on a single route inside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Bird is the first electric scooter...
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They're back, minus Posh: Spice girls to tour UK next summer

11 days ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The Spice Girls are coming back for a British stadium tour next summer. The band plans to take the stage without fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who performed as...
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Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

Florida State University officials have committed $30,000 of their personal money to a man credited with confronting a shooter. Read more ...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food...

Wendy's is giving away free cheeseburgers to celebrate National Fast Food Day. Here's how to get one

Wendy's is giving away free junior bacon cheeseburgers through November 23 in celebration of National Fast Food Day on Friday. To be eligible, customers need to purchase... Read more ...

Pfizer ends deal to placate Trump, announces plan to raise prices on 41...

Pfizer ends deal to placate Trump, announces plan to raise prices on 41 prescription drugs

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer will raise prices on 10 percent of its prescription drugs in January, ending a brief period in which the company halted price increases in an... Read more ...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and...

William Goldman, Oscar-winning screenwriter of 'All the President's Men' and 'The Princess Bride,' dead at 87

Author and Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman died Friday at the age of 87. Goldman won two Oscars for writing "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the... Read more ...

The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in...

The criminal-justice reform bill Trump just backed might already be in jeopardy - here are some of the GOPers who have come out against it

The criminal-justice reform bill that President Donald Trump backed on Wednesday has already hit a few snags among conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has... Read more ...

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene plans to leave to pursue investment and philanthropy. She will be replaced by former Oracle product chief Thomas Kurian. Read more ...

NFL Week 11 betting guide and our best bets for the Westgate SuperContest

NFL Week 11 betting guide and our best bets for the Westgate SuperContest

Week 10 was a rough one for our best bets of the NFL slate. After starting with a bang on Thursday night with the Steelers big win over the Panthers, we went 0-4 on our... Read more ...

Lindsey Graham is now poised to take over as chairman of the powerful Senate...

Lindsey Graham is now poised to take over as chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley announced he would leave his post as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of the year to take the top spot on the Senate Finance... Read more ...

White Dunkin' Donuts franchisee calls the cops on black woman for using the...

White Dunkin' Donuts franchisee calls the cops on black woman for using the store's free Wi-Fi without ordering anything

Tirza Wilbon White says she was kicked out of a Dunkin' Donuts in Fairfax, Virginia earlier this month for using the store's free Wi-Fi without buying anything. In a Facebook... Read more ...

Tesla customers in China can now order the Model 3

Tesla customers in China can now order the Model 3

Chinese customers are now able to order Tesla 's Model 3 sedan, according to the automaker's Chinese website . A translated version of the website says Model 3 deliveries will... Read more ...