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Cheap or expensive, mechanical timepieces remind human wearers of their own humility.
From: The Atlantic | By: Ian Bogost | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Gravity prevents Draymond Green from blocking Kyrie Irving’s layup. (Getty Images) Of course LeBron James would defend Kyrie Irving, he’s his teammate, but what about any opponents on hand at All-Star weekend? If you had to pick one NBA All-Star...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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With a fresh wave of iPhone rumors suggesting Apple's next phone could ditch the home button, and news that Apple is moving its annual developer conference back to San Jose for the first time in years, you may have lost track of some of the best new...
From: Mashable | By: Karissa Bell | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Blake Shelton and Adam Levine have been coaches on The Voice since way back in Season 1. With Season 12 right around the corner, fans are starting to speculate if they will ever take a season off. Shelton and Levine recently spoke to Yahoo about taking...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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A lot of eyes are on Blake Swihart this spring. The Boston Red Sox catcher is trying  to get back in the groove at his natural position after a move to the outfield derailed his 2016 season. Unfortunately, his early spring training workouts are not...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant and Kristaps Porzingis soldier on. (Getty Images) The NBA All-Star break, despite some recent alterations, is hardly a break. It’s a long weekend in a bad way, what with media and promotional appearances on Friday, followed...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Brad Pitt and Kate Hudson have repeatedly been linked in reports that claim the actor and actress are involved in a secret romance. Now a new report is revealing the latest phase of Brad’s alleged romantic relationship with the mom of two, while Kate...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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In Disney’s hit animated adventure Moana, our title character sets out to sea with little to no experience sailing. Eventually, she learns some tips and tricks thanks to the help of the demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson). But in an earlier draft of Moana,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Nick Swisher calls it a career after 12 MLB seasons. He’s head for a job with FOX Sports. (AP) Welcome to The Stew’s daily look at the biggest stories and news items from around MLB spring training. Here you’ll find a quick recap on everything...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Mets prospect Dominic Smith hopes a healthy lifestyle leads to a longer career. (Getty Images) Every year we see endless accounts of players reporting to spring training in the “best shape of their life.” It’s almost become a running joke instead...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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But nobody prospers without hardwork. ‘Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep The post Disturbing change in Christianity appeared first on Vanguard News....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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This spring, we’ll watch as Helen Mirren achieves her greatest ambition — to be in a Fast and Furious movie. The Oscar-winning screen legend clinched a role in The Fate of the Furious after publicly praising the action franchise, and today we...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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A round-up of everything that happened this week in the credit card and transaction industries
From: Forbes | By: Bill Hardekopf, Contributor | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Chris Hansen – the Seattle arena developer, not the Dateline NBC reporter asking about those wine coolers and that rope – spoke with the media on Thursday to update them on his efforts to construct a state-of-the-art building in the SoDo district....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Friday, February 17, 2017
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It’s fashionable to talk about ideas as if they were diseases. Some pop songs are infectious, and some products are contagious. To that end, advertisers and producers have developed a theory of “viral” marketing, which assumes that a great idea...
From: Time | By: Derek Thompson | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Colorado has hired lawyers behind the Baylor report to investigate the school’s response to allegations against an ex-assistant. (Getty) Colorado has reportedly hired lawyers who specialize in institutional response to sexual violence and gender-based...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Matt Fortuna | Friday, February 17, 2017
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This post David Stockman: This is Game Over appeared first on Daily Reckoning. After Trump's first weeks in office and a market rally, confusion rampant about what to expect. David Stockman reveals what's really in store for the economy and exactly what...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Craig Wilson | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Ben Simmons. (Getty Images) How is it that the best possible news for the Philadelphia 76ers still has us clutching pearls as we fret from afar about the team’s ongoing development? [Follow Ball Don’t Lie on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Credit card and personal information could be at risk
From: Time | By: Aric Jenkins | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Barry Zito has always shown an interest in music. (Getty Images/Michael Zagaris) Barry Zito’s post-baseball career is going pretty well. The former pitcher for the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants released an EP of country songs in January,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Liz Roscher | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Free of an annoying rib, Phil Hughes is looking forward to having a better 2017 for the Minnesota Twins. (Getty Images) When you think about a souvenir or a memento, what is the type of thing that comes to mind? A dried leaf or a flower from a great...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Liz Roscher | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Ottawa Senators centre Derick Brassard (19) left wing Ryan Dzingel (18) and right wing Mark Stone (61) celebrate a goal by Chris Wideman (not shown) during third period NHL hockey action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 18...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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YouTube / WANE NewsChannel 15 It was a special evening for Colin Chaulk inside Fort Wayne’s Memorial Coliseum Saturday night. The longtime member of the minor league Komets was having his number retired by the franchise during a pre-game ceremony....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Glenn Robinson III throws down a reverse after leaping over Paul George, Pacers mascot Boomer and a Pacers dancer. (AP) NEW ORLEANS — The lesson, friends: It isn’t easy to author an encore to near-perfection. One year after Zach LaVine and Aaron...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Jered Weaver is moving down the road in Southern California to sunny San Diego. (Getty Images) Welcome to The Stew’s Spring Headlines, our daily look at the biggest MLB stories and news items from around spring training. Here you’ll find a quick...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Shirt available at SagerStrongFoundation.org. (Getty Images) The NBA made the first All-Star weekend since Craig Sager’s passing a memorable affair, expertly helmed as always by TNT’s Ernie Johnson. Sager, the longtime sideline reporter from Turner...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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NHL “Welcome to Dallas Stars hockey, I’m Dave Strader. Has it really been 283 days since I said that? How long I’ve waited to be here.” Antoine Roussel recorded his first hat trick and Jamie Benn ended the game in dramatic fashion with an overtime...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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YouTube Ryan Dzingel’s Saturday night was going pretty good. He had scored his 12th goal of the year late in the first period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-0 lead in the latest edition of the “Battle of Ontario” versus the Toronto Maple Leafs....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Alex Bowman will drive the No. 88 in the Clash for Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Getty) The unofficial first race of the 2017 Cup Series season has been delayed. Rain forced the postponement of Saturday night’s Advance Auto Parts Clash to Sunday. The race will...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Eric Gordon is a silent assassin. (Getty Images) One small step for Eric Gordon, one giant leap for mankind. Naturally, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, who stole headlines this weekend with his flat-Earth theory and potential fake news...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Kristaps Porzingis has the entire package. (Getty Images) The NBA has happened upon something interesting with its ‘Bigs’ vs. ‘Guards’ format to the league’s Skills Challenge. Kristaps Porzingis, who stands over 7-1, has taken the 2017 version...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver indicates the ample curvature of the Earth. (AP) NEW ORLEANS — When NBA Commissioner Adam Silver strode to the podium in the belly of Smoothie King Center on Saturday night to deliver his annual All-Star Weekend “state...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Dwayne Bacon had scored in double figures every Florida State game this season. (AP) In each of his first 26 games this season, Florida State’s leading scorer Dwayne Bacon scored at least 10 points. That streak ended in oddly emphatic fashion Saturday...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Adam Scott is enjoying a good start to his 2017. (Getty Images) Adam Scott is making his 2017 PGA Tour debut this week at the Genesis Open, but he’s already thinking about his schedule come late summer, when he might be taking a week off during the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake own a company together. Who knew? (Getty Images) Tiger Woods may be on the sidelines of his professional golf career right now, but he’s making moves elsewhere in the sport — and he’s doing it in part with entertaining...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Eron Harris suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Saturday. (AP) If Michigan State is going to extend its streak of consecutive NCAA tournaments to 20, the Spartans may have to do it without the lone senior in their starting five. They lost starting...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Your browser does not support iframes. You could probably figure out from the rest of our countdown as to who the top four drivers would be in our 2017 projections. Now it’s time to list those drivers in a projected order. And there’s a gr-eight...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Carmelo Anthony tells good friend LeBron James all about the scourge of non-refundable fares. (Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS — After Kevin Love went under the knife for arthroscopic knee surgery that will keep him on the shelf for six weeks, NBA Commissioner...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The wireless price war tops the list        ...
From: USA Today | By: USA TODAY | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Tracy McGrady had plenty of reason to smile on Saturday morning. (Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS — Back in December, Tracy McGrady couldn’t believe he’d made the ballot for the 2017 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Two months...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Frank Mason and Kansas now hold a three-game lead over Baylor and West Virginia. (AP) In the history of college basketball, only John Wooden-era UCLA has ever won 13 straight conference championships. Kansas is now one victory away from matching that....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Yasiel Puig is a man on a mission. (Getty Images) Attention, pitchers of the Cactus League and zombies of the greater southwest. Yasiel Puig is coming to get you. [Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball | 2017 Player Rankings] The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Dellin Betances’ arbitration hearing has created quite a stir in Yankees camp. (AP) There’s a situation brewing at Yankees camp that could have a long-standing impact on the relationship between the team and star reliever Dellin Betances. On Saturday,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Mets’ enviable, yet oft-injured, starting rotation. (Getty) The Mets allowed an average of 3.81 runs per game in ’16, a mark that was bettered by just two clubs (Cubs and Nationals). Unfortunately, the Mets were also adept at limiting their own...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brandon Funston | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Lucas Giolito (left) says goodbye to grandfather Warren Frost, who died Friday at age 91. (AP) Warren Frost, a veteran actor remembered most for his roles on “Twin Peaks” and “Seinfeld,” died on Friday. He was 91. We mention that here, because...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Max Domi of the Arizona Coyotes gets ready during a faceoff against the Montreal Canadiens at Gila River Arena on February 9, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. (Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi was frustrated as he waited for his...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Josh Cooper | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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For Pensacola Ice Flyers forward Josh Cousineau, this was going to go one of two ways. He rushed the puck into the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs’ zone on Friday night, and saw defenseman Nick Schneider ready to end him with a hip-check. So it was either...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Fans of the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles can use their phones to help the team call plays. (AP) One reason fantasy football is so popular is it turns the NFL into something more than a spectator sport. You scout players, draft them, pick your lineup –...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Yoan Moncada’s son Robinson already has All-Star bat-flip skills. (@RobinsonMoncada24 on Instagram) Chicago White Sox top prospect Yoan Moncada has yet to really make his mark at the big league level. But if his son’s actions are any indication,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Friday, February 17, 2017
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