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2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

BASEBALL BOSTON - World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox. Boston and the first baseman agreed Friday to a $6.25 million, one-year contract. Pearce was...
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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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Nevada regulators approve deal with sports books operator

11 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Nevada gambling regulators have approved a $2 million offer to settle a complaint with a troubled sports books operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making...
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Tiger Woods is already doling out trash talk ahead of his one-on-one showdown with Phil Mickelson

Tiger Woods is already doling out trash talk ahead of his one-on-one showdown with Phil Mickelson

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to face off in Las Vegas with $9 million at stake. Appearing on "Inside the NBA" to promote the event, Woods called out his opponent...
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The Weather Channel Plans to Forecast Football Weather in Mixed Reality

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Weather Channel has plans to start forecasting football weather in mixed reality as a way to show viewers the conditions that players have to endure during the...
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Phillies 'expecting to spend' this offseason

15 hours ago   |   MLB

Phillies managing partner John Middleton confirmed his organization's intentions to spend big money this offseason at the Owners Meetings this week in Atlanta, telling USA...
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UFC Fight Night 140: 9 reasons to watch with two title hopefuls leading Argentina debut

16 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

The UFC makes its first trip to Argentina on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 140. As is often the case when the promotion debuts in a new market, a local fighter participates in...
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This media veteran's 41-slide presentation shows the most important tech and media trends you need to know about in 2019

This media veteran's 41-slide presentation shows the most important tech and media trends you need to know about in 2019

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

At the Wall Street Journal's D.Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, Michael J. Wolf - founder and CEO of the technology and strategy consulting company, Activate...
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National recognition for Spring Valley High student paper

18 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Four years ago, senior Donovan Souder never saw himself taking a journalism class at Spring Valley High School. His mind was occupied by sports - baseball, basketball and...
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Floyd Mayweather says the Tenshin Nasukawa bout is back on, but admits it's not even a real fight

Floyd Mayweather says the Tenshin Nasukawa bout is back on, but admits it's not even a real fight

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa are set to fight on December 31 in Japan. Mayweather had previously backtracked on the deal to box Nasukawa, claiming he had been...
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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 ...