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‘Fortnite' Creators Put Up $100 Million for Tournament Prize Pool

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

If you thought Fortnite was big before, just wait. Epic Games, the maker of the hit video game , has announced plans to provide $100 million for a prize pool in the title's...
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Simple brain tricks Olympic gold medalist Fabian Hambüchen uses to build mental strength

Simple brain tricks Olympic gold medalist Fabian Hambüchen uses to build mental strength

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Fabian Hambüchen won gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio on the high bar. Hambüchen faced many setbacks during his career, including a torn Achilles tendon and a torn...
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Michigan State Reaches Settlement With 332 Larry Nassar Victims

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Michigan State University announced that it's reached a settlement with the 332 women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar, NBC News...
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UFC Fight Night Moscow marks promotion's debut in Russia on Sept. 15

5 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

The UFC's long-rumored Russian debut will take place at Moscow's Olympic Stadium. UFC brass today announced that UFC Fight Night Moscow is official for Sept. 15, marking the...
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US pairs champions to begin training with Olympic champion

7 days ago   |   Miami Herald

Two-time U.S. pairs champions Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim have decided to change their coaches and will work with Olympic gold medalist Aliona Savchenko and her...
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'Cop on a Roof' to raise money for Special Olympics

8 days ago   |   ABC

If you look up on Friday, don't be too surprised if you see a police officer on a rooftop.
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Parkersburg Brewing Co. wins gold at 'Olympics of Beer'

9 days ago   |   Miami Herald

A Parkersburg brewery won a gold medal in the 2018 World Beer Cup, a prestigious competition dubbed the "Olympics of Beer." The Parkersburg Brewing Co. won the gold for its...
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Frank King, an architect of 1988 Calgary Games, dies at 81

11 days ago   |   National Post

CALGARY - Frank King, an architect of the 1988 Winter Olympics that helped change the face of Calgary, has died. He was 81. He died Wednesday of a heart attack while training...
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USA Taekwondo, Eric Schneiderman's Replacement, Nike Shakeup: Broadsheet May 9

12 days ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Nike is still cleaning house, we meet Eric Schneiderman's replacement, and another heartbreaking Olympic scandal surfaces. Enjoy your...
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Most of the stars nominated by Trump to serve on his revamped sports council have previous ties to the president

Most of the stars nominated by Trump to serve on his revamped sports council have previous ties to the president

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump is set to name several All-Stars from the sports world to his revamped sports council and most have previous ties to the president. Trump signed an order...
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Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make...

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Monday signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies for the company. Netflix... Read more ...

A woman will lead the New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its...

A woman will lead the New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history

The NYSE has named Stacey Cunningham as the successor of president Tom Farley, a spokeswoman told Business Insider. Farley is leaving the exchange to lead a venture backed by... Read more ...

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals...

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes called Jared Kushner a 'Clown Prince'

Top Trump fundraisers who sought to negotiate $1 billion in business deals with Middle East princes referred to Jared Kushner as the "Clown Prince" and mocked his role as a... Read more ...

George Clooney dancing with Meghan Markle, 'dirty burgers', and fireworks...

George Clooney dancing with Meghan Markle, 'dirty burgers', and fireworks: here's what apparently went down at the royal wedding after-party

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ended their wedding day with an intimate evening reception hosted by Prince Charles at Frogmore House. It was attended by a select group of 200... Read more ...

Meet Louis Spencer, Prince Harry's hot younger cousin who caught everyone's...

Meet Louis Spencer, Prince Harry's hot younger cousin who caught everyone's eye at the royal wedding

On Saturday's royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , a number of family members attended the event. One relative who caught people's eyes: Louis Spencer, t he... Read more ...

Elon Musk is comparing Tesla's 'mass market' Model 3 to a $66,000 BMW

Elon Musk is comparing Tesla's 'mass market' Model 3 to a $66,000 BMW

Tesla calls its Model 3 a "mass market" car, but Elon Musk compared it to a $66,000 BMW. Model 3 base price is $35,000 and won't be available for at least another six... Read more ...

Trump's US-China trade talks are being judged a failure as even his...

Trump's US-China trade talks are being judged a failure as even his supporters are bashing the deal

President Donald Trump's administration put out a joint statement with the Chinese government Saturday on the ongoing talks that have had the world fearing a trade war. It's... Read more ...

Tesla Model 3 fails to get recommendation from Consumer Reports because of...

Tesla Model 3 fails to get recommendation from Consumer Reports because of 'big flaws'

Tesla 's Model 3 sedan did not receive a recommendation from Consumer Reports, which published its review of the vehicle on Monday. Consumer Reports criticized the Model 3's... Read more ...

People are threatening to boycott Netflix after the Obamas signed a deal...

People are threatening to boycott Netflix after the Obamas signed a deal with the streaming service

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows. The conservative backlash on social media has... Read more ...

Join Business Insider as a Senior Research Analyst covering fintech

Join Business Insider as a Senior Research Analyst covering fintech

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