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Electronics and communication companies rule this week's chart of the most digitally engaging commercials, powered by the TV ad attention analytics company iSpot.tv. Apple claims the top two spots, with its first-place commercial for the iPhone 7 + AirPods...
From: AdWeek | By: Chris Ariens | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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(Getty Images) LOS ANGELES – San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton truly meant what he said about teammate Brent Burns in mid-December when he called the defenseman the “best player in the world.” To Thornton, this wasn’t just some hollow ‘pumping...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Josh Cooper | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Machine learning has benefited the open-source world of data management over the past year. In particular, Databricks Inc. has enhanced the Apache Spark big data platform with intelligent automation and speed through consolidated code. Spark is expected...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Kristen Nicole | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The 2017 Inauguration timeline for Donald Trump’s inauguration includes performances, pageantry, and of course, the pomp and circumstance required of the installation of a head of state. Here is the current schedule of events, but as always, these...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. Via Puck...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jen Neale | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The past plus the present equals the future of wasting your time playing basketball video games on your computer. (Screencap via Hogs with a Blog) As you know, we here at Ball Don’t Lie are deeply committed to hard-hitting works of serious journalism...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Free-agent closer Neftali Feliz is on the move once again, as he signed Thursday with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. SB Nation's Chris Cotillo confirmed Passan's reports and added that it is a one-year deal worth $5.35...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Joe Pantorno | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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It’s really, really rare for an NFL owner to suggest he and his brethren accept less money for the good of the league. So we at least have to take Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti’s suggestion seriously. Bisciotti said that the NFL has too...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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ATLANTA—Farewell, Georgia Dome. We knew you well … and you were decent enough, as domes go. The Georgia Dome sees its last football game this weekend, and—surprise, surprise!— it’s a game with high stakes. The NFC championship between the hometown...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jay Busbee | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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This Is Us is welcoming two more famous faces into the family. Katie Couric, a.k.a America’s Sweetheart, a.k.a. the former TODAY show host who returned briefly to her old show earlier this month, will make a cameo appearance as herself on the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Snierson | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Drake and Jennifer Lopez are defying all those rumors and speculation that their romance is just a “showmance,” still going strong and flaunting their love to doubters. With Jennifer and her rapper boyfriend both sharing visions of their blossoming...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Joanne Eglash | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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So we've noted repeatedly how Verizon really wants to pivot from stodgy, old protectionist telco to Millennial-focused media and advertising juggernaut. The company desperately wants in on Facebook and Google advertising cash, and apparently believes...
From: Techdirt | By: Karl Bode | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The now infamous Antonio Brown video has taken on new life. Yes, we soon will forget this event ever happened in our lifetimes. But the aftermath has, we ought to note, been pretty interesting. First, there was Bill Belichick intentionally botching the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Michael Kopech, probably not throwing 110 mph. (via MLB.com) It’s not quite time for spring training yet, but we’re getting close. That means baseball players are starting to get themselves in shape to return to the game we all love (and miss) so...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Liz Roscher | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Brad Pitt and Kate Hudson have been facing allegations of a secret romance since the end of last year, months after Pitt’s former partner, Angelina Jolie, filed for divorce, but are they really dating? As Brad Pitt and his rumored new flame remain...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay Cronin | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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First Son Barron Trump is melting hearts all over the world — and one CNN anchor couldn’t help but gush when he pressed his face against the presidential limo during the inaugural parade. Alisyn Camerota teamed up with Chris Cuomo to report live...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones has a new gig in the hockey word (AP) Is a career change coming for Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones? Probably not, but the five-time American League All-Star did describe his latest venture as “living out my...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Hillary Clinton showed up to the inauguration today in a pantsuit. But not any old pantsuit: a white pantsuit. Yahoo Style chimed in on the significance of Hillary’s outfit–or, at least, the potential significance. “White has been the color (rather,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Liz Kelley | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Xavier guard Myles Davis had not scored a basket in three games this season (Getty Images). Not even two weeks after expressing excitement about returning from a 15-game suspension, Xavier’s Myles Davis apparently has experienced a change of heart....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, January 21, 2017
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Another goal for Pavel Buchnevich (AP) UPGRADE Pavel Buchnevich, LW/RW, Rangers: The Blueshirts wanted to ease Buchnevich into action, returning from a back injury, but he’s been so consistent and productive, that plan went into the garbage. Buchnevich...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Scott Pianowski | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Screencap via The Tennessean The Nashville Predators get a big boost tonight as superstar defenseman (and fashionista, clearly) P.K. Subban is activated off of IR and will be in the lineup against the Edmonton OIlers. Subban missed 16 games all together...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jen Neale | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Carmelo Anthony has made his position clear. He wants to stay in New York, and to try to win a championship in New York, as a member of the New York Knicks, and he is not interested in waiving the no-trade clause in his contract to facilitate a move...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Is Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh talking to an official or pondering what he’ll do in Italy? (Getty) Michigan may be getting even more adventurous for its spring practices in 2017. According to Rivals’ TheWolverine.com, Michigan is considering traveling...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Inauguration day is probably one of my 2 or 3 least favorite days in every decade.  My feelings on the whole exercise are probably best encompassed by a conversation I had the other day at a social function. A couple of my many liberal friends were...
From: Coyote Blog | By: admin | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Russell Westbrook plans his vengeance tour. (Getty Images) Just about everyone around the NBA had the same reaction to Russell Westbrook being left out of the Western Conference starting lineup for the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans: Utter disbelief....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Nick Saban has won five national championships as head coach. (Getty) Now that Greg Byrne has been brought in from Arizona, outgoing Alabama athletic director Bill Battle has had some time to reflect on his tenure with the Tide. One thing Battle did...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Hall of Fame announcement should be a moment of joy for all baseball fans. Even if a candidate who you didn’t support gets in, the video of them getting the call is enough to bring a smile to even the most cold-blooded person. Don’t count veteran...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Another executive is leaving the UFC, but this time, it's on his own terms. Eric Winter, Senior Vice President and General Manager of UFC Fight Pass, the promotion's video on demand service, announced Friday that he was leaving the company, effective...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Ariel Helwani | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Lou Williams laughs and shrugs after learning that ballot was, like, for real. (AP) Over the years, a number of NBA players have been loud and clear in expressing their belief that media members shouldn’t really be tasked with voting for stuff like...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Friday, January 20, 2017
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It’s not too often – especially when a No. 1 and No. 2 seed are upset in the divisional round – that any possible Super Bowl matchup among the final four teams would be a good one. Yet, there’s no team in this final four that would ruin the Super...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Larry Scott was Tennessee’s tight ends coach in 2016. (Getty) Tennessee filled its offensive coordinator vacancy with someone already on staff. The school said Friday it had promoted tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Larry Scott to coordinator....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The trade deadline is fast approaching, which means Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman’s fingers should be twitching and sweat-drenched. Conventional wisdom is that the Blackhawks, who have about $742,000 in cap space, are in the market to add a veteran...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Friday, January 20, 2017
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For years, the Green Bay Packers would gladly share their suspicions that the Minnesota Vikings were pumping noise into the Metrodome. Same story in 2017, different dome. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a dry sense of humor at times, and he got...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Friday, January 20, 2017
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(Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen is in the midst of a personal nightmare. He gave up four goals on 10 shots against the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, and was actually pulled twice: Coach...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. via @FoxSportsAZ...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jen Neale | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Fantasy fringe players of interest in Week 14 (Monday, January 23 through Sunday, January 29) [Enter the Yahoo Cup basketball contest | Over $25K in total prizes] Tony Allen, Mem, G/F (4 games – 26% owned) – Only John Wall and Steph Curry have...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Friday, January 20, 2017
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If the New England Patriots win on Sunday, how many questions do you think quarterback Tom Brady will get about President Donald Trump during Super Bowl week? It’s pretty clear how many of those questions Brady will actually answer, and it’s a nice...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Friday, January 20, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 17: Patrik Laine #29 of the Winnipeg Jets waits for a faceoff against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on November 17, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Patrik Laine...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Kevin Garnett and Randy Moss crossed paths as pros in Minnesota, but they first met as preps in Indianapolis. As a senior at Belle (W.Va.) DuPont High, Randy Moss wasn’t just West Virginia’s top football player. He was the state’s best at basketball,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Friday, January 20, 2017
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San Diego State’s current lease at Qualcomm goes through 2018. (Getty) San Diego State would like to stay at Qualcomm Stadium for four more seasons. With the San Diego Chargers now the Los Angeles Chargers, the Aztecs are set to be the main occupant...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Friday, January 20, 2017
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In this edition of Marek Vs. Wyshynski, the boys are talking about: – Amalie Benjamin of NHL.com joins us to talk about Claude Julien’s fate and the Boston Bruins as well as her status as a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. – The firing of Jack Capuano...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Verizon Communications Inc. is set to report fourth-quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, as the wireless phone and cable TV provider seemingly goes back and forth on whether to move forward with its planned $4.83 billion acquisition of...
From: MarketWatch | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Yahoo Inc. is scheduled to release its latest round of quarterly and full-year earnings results on Monday, but nobody really cares....
From: MarketWatch | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Rick Newman, Yahoo FinancePresident Donald Trump begins his tenure with greater exposure to this disabling flaw than many of his predecessors. Trump is promisingor threateningto remake much of the federal government, as if voters sent him to Washington...
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Rick Newman, Yahoo Finance | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Oregon hired Willie Taggart as head coach on Dec. 7. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) The three Oregon football players who were hospitalized following strenuous workouts last week have been released from the hospital. According to The Oregonian, tight end Cam...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Washington State coach Mike Leach has some thoughts about SEC offenses. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) New Ole Miss offensive coordinator Phil Longo is following a path very similar to Washington State head coach Mike Leach from 20 years ago. Longo is making...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has put Manchester City on alert after hinting he could leave Signal Iduna Park at the end of the season. Meanwhile, manager Pep Guardiola has denied discussing Sergio Aguero's contract with the forward...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Tom Sunderland | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Did Goldie Hawn just confirm her daughter’s romance with Brad Pitt? Pitt was rumored to have sparked up a relationship with Kate Hudson after his divorce with Angelina Jolie. Is there any truth behind the reports of Pitt’s new girlfriend? Enstarz...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Perry Carpenter | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh brought his team to Florida for a part of spring practice in 2016. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo, File) If Jim Harbaugh had plans to take his team out of Ann Arbor for a portion of spring practice beyond this year, he’ll need to...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The NFL released its full list of underclassmen who were granted eligibility for the 2017 NFL draft — 95 total, which is just short of the high-water mark of 98 set in 2014. Additionally, eight more players have completed their course work at their...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Friday, January 20, 2017
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