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FanDuel and DraftKings Call Off Merger Plans Under Regulatory Pressure

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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FanDuel and DraftKings have made a joint decision to abandon efforts toward a merger that faced heavy opposition from federal antitrust regulators, Alex Schiffer of The Washington Post reports. The deal, which the companies agreed to pursue in November, would have given the merged company 90% of the market share in the daily fantasy sports […]

Record $1.7 Million for Charity Speedrunning

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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During the seventh Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) Speedrunning marathon event, the charity was able to raise nearly $1.78 million from just over 30,000 people. This year’s charity donation reaches a new record high from last year, continuing an ever-growing annual trend. The money raised will be donated to ‘Doctors Without Borders’ charity. Two speedrunning […]

Tencent Market Cap $17.5B Drop

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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Tencent Holdings’ lost $17.5 billion of its market cap after a newspaper review described one of its products and harmful to teenagers. Tencent Holdings is the operator of China’s dominant social network, and is also known for being the publisher behind “King of Glory,” one of the world’s most popular role-playing mobile game. The newspaper […]

Nintendo and Sony Switch in Market Cap

  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 10 Months ago
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The Nintendo Switch has aided Nintendo’ s market capitalization surpass Sony’s company worth on the stock market. Nikkei reports Nintendo’s market cap reached 5.44 trillion yen on Friday, which is $48.9 billion, while Sony’s market cap as of Friday was $48.5 billion. While this is not the first time that Nintendo has managed to pass Sony, […]

Nintendo Switch Will Leave a Bad Taste in Your Mouth

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Nintendo’s gaming cartridges for the Switch will leave gamers with a bitter taste in their mouths. Literally. The company has reportedly added “the most-bitter chemical compound known to humanity,” to its cartridges for the Nintendo Switch. The chemical, denatonium benzoate, is often used to apply to things that most companies don’t want people put in […]

Raiders Lose Casino Billionaire Investor for Las Vegas Stadium

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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After months of speculation, Sheldon Adelson confirmed he was backing out of the Raiders’ stadium deal in Los Vegas, Nevada. The casino billionaire announced on Monday in a statement that he “will no longer be involved in any facet of the stadium discussion.” Aldelson had threatened to pull out of the deal in October because […]

Nintendo Switch Now on Preorder

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Nintendo fans are now able to preorder the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch has been described as a device that will not only allow you to game at home but on the go as well. Those who preorder are guaranteed to be able to retrieve the device once it becomes available in March. Nintendo plans to […]

The app to Boost Your Stories is Here!

  • Henriette Madsen
  • 2 Years ago
  • 0
There is no bigger turn off for anyone than telling a funny story whereupon a person utters the degrading phrase: ”Yeah, probably should’ve been there.” Well, those days are over! If you have never had one of your stories fall flat you are just flat out lying. Some times words just aren’t enough to take […]

Serena Williams Slams in Every Way

  • Sabrina Ford
  • 3 Years ago
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Sports Illustrated states that Serena Williams has one of the most sustained careers in the history of athletics. Williams who is not shy in the athletic world she is just as equal to the fashion world.  Not only is she not afraid to get her hands on new projects,  she has proven her abilities in […]

Jessica Cox Turns Pilot and Martial Artist Even Without Arms

  • Leanne Coelho
  • 3 Years ago
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Sometimes simply reading an inspirational story has the ability to uplift our moods and have a positive effect on our outlook of the day. One such story is about a woman named Jessica Cox. Jessica Cox is a 32 year-old woman and loves scuba diving, riding horses, likes to wakeboard, is a martial artist and even […]

Video Game Hall of Fame Has Its First Exhibits

  • Leanne Coelho
  • 3 Years ago
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For gamer-nerds all over the world, the videogame hall of fame is truly a special kind of haven. In New York, the Strong Museum in Rochester was already the place of the National Toy Hall of Fame. As of now, the museum has a new annexure. This extension will be the Videogame hall of fame. […]

“Guitar Hero” is ready to give gamers a new experience

  • Joseph Schlegel
  • 3 Years ago
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It is hard to imaging after almost ten years, how the popular video game series, “Guitar Hero” could possibly reinvent themselves, and develop new ideas for a platform that has essentially seen a long stream of repetitiveness. However, Activision has high hopes for their upcoming release, “Guitar Hero: Live,” which is set to release later […]

Top 5 Most Talked About Apps

  • Von Rivera
  • 4 Years ago
  • 1
These apps are the most talked about, shared and downloaded at the moment.  Most of them are new to the app store, but have been accepted very quickly. Others have been in the store for some time, and are still being loved. In the app world, for every single task, thought or idea, there is an app created for it. Here are the top […]

The Miami Heat Signed Guard Shannon Brown

  • Blaine Martin
  • 4 Years ago
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Point guard Shannon Brown signed to the Miami Heat on August 27th. This is the eighth team Brown has played for during his career. He’s previously played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the New York Knicks, the L.A. Lakers, the Charlotte Bobcats, the Chicago Bulls, the Phoenix Suns and the San Antonio Spurs. Brown was drafted […]

Josh Gordon: NFL Upholds Josh Gordon’s Year-Long Suspension

  • Blaine Martin
  • 4 Years ago
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Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. He met with appeals officer Harold Henderson, but was unsuccessful in reducing the penalty. According to reports, Gordon told the league that his positive drug test was the result of second-hand marijuana smoke. He noted that his […]

Super Bowl XLIX: NFL Wants Artists To Pay To Perform At Super Bowl Halftime Show

  • Cho KwanLi
  • 4 Years ago
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The National Football League does not always pay the artists to perform at Super Bowl’s halftime show, but this year it has asked the candidate performers if they would be willing to pay to play, the Wall Street Journal quoted people familiar with the matter. The people said the NFL has narrowed down to three candidates to […]

Kevin Love Not Playing for U.S. in FIBA Basketball World Cup

  • Blaine Martin
  • 4 Years ago
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Kevin Love has chosen to forego playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this year largely because his next landing place in the NBA is still undetermined. The three-time All-Star is a major cog in a possible deal that could bring Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers by sending #1 pick Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota. Some […]

NBA Player Asks Followers on Social Media to Find Suspect of His Aunt’s Murder

  • Cho KwanLi
  • 4 Years ago
  • 0
NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers player Matt Barnes posted pictures Tuesday, July 22, of a suspect for his aunt’s murder and asked fans for help in locating him. The picture captioned, “This dude stabbed my auntie in the neck last week & left her for dead on the sidewalk, she ended up dying on the way […]

Ray Allen Leans Toward Cleveland

  • Blaine Martin
  • 4 Years ago
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It’s hard to believe that Ray Allen (UCONN) hit the game-winning shot over Allen Iverson (Georgetown) in the Big East Championship 19 years ago, but it’s true. According to the Boston Globe, Allen is leaning toward signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Allen, 39, averaged 26.5 minutes per game for the Miami Heat last year. Experts […]

James Rodriguez Signs Six-Year Deal with Real Madrid

  • Blaine Martin
  • 4 Years ago
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James Rodriguez is cashing in on his memorable performance in the World Cup. He recently inked a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday, July 22. Rodriguez aims to bolster Real Madrid’s already formidable offensive line that features Globe Soccer Award winner Cristano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema. He is the third $100-million player […]
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