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  • NFL asks Michael Sam, Richie Incognito same question: Can you play?

    NFL asks Michael Sam, Richie Incognito same question: Can you play?
    Some people confuse NFL games with morality plays. In their world, the NFL should punish players who punch and batter women, kill dogs, or are louts with obvious anger management issues. And it should reward the Good Guys who do missionary work and...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • Tragedy at 'Cops': Crew member killed by police while filming shootout

    One of the longest-running shows in television history suffered its worst tragedy this week when an audio technician for the reality program “Cops” was accidentally shot and killed by police while trying to film a robbery in Omaha....
  • Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million
    Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...
  • Techno extras, social media power back-to-school trends

    Whether it's the Pinterest-worthy rainbow layer cake depicted on a slouchy sweatshirt, an insulated food bag stamped #lunch, or a gizmo to snap the perfect selfie, social media is at the center of this year's back-to-school purchases. But it's not just...
  • Steinberg: NFL franchise values continue to skyrocket

    T he United States economy has been locked in the worst recession since the 1930s for a number of years, with unemployment and underemployment rampant. The business of sports is a shining exception as the new Forbes Magazine National Football League...
  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Napa quake: Tasting room serving several vineyards heavily damaged

    Napa quake: Tasting room serving several vineyards heavily damaged
    The long, rolling earthquake that struck the Bay Area early Sunday jolted Kim Erasmy out of her bed just before 3:30 a.m. As soon as the shaking stopped, she raced to Vitner's Collective, her tasting room on Main Street in downtown Napa.  Aided by the...
  • Social media unleashes a new generation of Broadway Joes

    Vince Lombardi was in the hospital dying of colon cancer. He awoke one night, and from the deepest part of his soul bellowed a warning to the world. "Joe Namath! You're not bigger than football. Remember that!" If Lombardi had lived, what would he say...
  • A willingness to engage matters to lawyer Karpf

    Who: Brian Karpf, 32 a law partner at Young, Berman, Karpf, & Gonzalez, PA. in Weston, was recently reappointed to a third term on the executive council of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section. Additionally, he was also selected as a Fellow in...
  • Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles is key cog in Jaguars' rebuilding process

    JACKSONVILLE — Orlando took notice when the Jaguars selected UCF quarterback Blake Bortles, an Oviedo native, with the No. 3 overall pick in May's NFL Draft, but Bortles' selection was merely the next step in a rebuilding process that is entering...