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Ranking MLB’s Top 100 Players at Midseason

Ranking MLB’s Top 100 Players at Midseason

Pool/Getty Images It's time for an updated look at MLB's 100 best players. At the start of the season, we put together a list of the top 100 players for the 2018 campaign based on past track records and projections for the year to come. Now that roughly half the season is in the books,…
Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to the release of Hillary Clinton’s emails in 2016

Russian hackers reportedly targeted a vulnerable Democrat using a similar method that led to...

Sen. Claire McCaskill. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Russia's GRU foreign-intelligence agency, the same group suspected of hacking the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2016, reportedly targeted Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri last year, according to a Daily Beast report published Thursday. McCaskill, a vocal critic of Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election, appeared…
Report: Injured Stephen Strasburg Placed on DL, Tommy Milone to Be Called Up

Report: Injured Stephen Strasburg Placed on DL, Tommy Milone to Be Called Up

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The Washington Nationals placed starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day disabled list Thursday, retroactive to July 22, with an unspecified injury. An MRI on Strasburg's shoulder revealed no damage, and the star pitcher will visit a neurologist in Los Angeles to evaluate a potential nerve issue, per Dan Kolko of MASN.…
An early bitcoin investor explains what most people get wrong about the cryptocurrency

An early bitcoin investor explains what most people get wrong about the cryptocurrency

Jeffrey Wernick is a hard money advocate and an independent investor. His angel investment portfolio includes early holdings in Uber and Airbnb . Wernick serves on the advisory boards of DataWallet and Qtum . He started his career at Salomon Brothers and the National Bank of Detroit. Wernick founded, then sold, the risk management firm…
Facebook employees react to the company’s massive stock-drop: ‘I feel like s–t’

Facebook employees react to the company’s massive stock-drop: ‘I feel like s–t’

Facebook's stock price has plunged 20% - and some employees aren't happy about it. As with most Silicon Valley tech companies, Facebook employee's compensation is heavily based on equity in the company. So Facebook's weaker-than-expected Q2 earnings report and the subsequent sell-off has not gone unnoticed inside the company. On Thursday, the day after Facebook's…
Facebook just promoted a key exec — and the move hints at the company’s future advertising plans

Facebook just promoted a key exec — and the move hints at the company’s...

Mark D'Arcy is Facebook's vp of global business marketing and chief creative officer. Facebook Facebook needs a plan to fit more advertising into its already massive network of services — including Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp — in addition to the flagship social app. To do so, it's promoted a key advertising exec to oversee the…
‘Don’t Expect Any Favors’: NBA Execs Dish on How to Keep Kawhi in Toronto

‘Don’t Expect Any Favors’: NBA Execs Dish on How to Keep Kawhi in Toronto

B/R Pay no mind to Kawhi Leonard's feet in the recent photo taken with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and GM Bobby Webster on the team practice court, a photo presented as proof by the Raptors that Leonard is indeed willing to travel north of the border and possibly even work there despite initial rumors…
Alex Bregman: Call ‘Was a F–king Joke’ and Umps ‘Should Be F–king Ashamed’

Alex Bregman: Call ‘Was a F–king Joke’ and Umps ‘Should Be F–king Ashamed’

David J. Phillip/Associated Press Houston Astros third basemen Alex Bregman blasted umpires Wednesday night after a triple was changed to an out because of fan interference.  In the sixth inning of Houston's 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Bregman seemingly led off with a triple; however, it was determined after review that a fan prevented…
LIVE: Intel down 4.5% despite earnings beat

LIVE: Intel down 4.5% despite earnings beat

Intel CFO Bob Swan has been acting CEO at the company since June 21. Intel Intel reported its Q2 2018 earnings on Thursday , its first since CEO Brian Krzanich resigned in June because of a past relationship he had with an employee at the company. "After five decades in tech, Intel is poised to…
John Mara: Odell Beckham Contract Talks to Start ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

John Mara: Odell Beckham Contract Talks to Start ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

Adam Hunger/Associated Press New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is heading into the final year of his rookie contract, but owner John Mara said Thursday that he is ready to start negotiations on a new deal, per Matt Lombardo of NJ Advance Media: Matt Lombardo @MattLombardoNFLJohn Mara: I anticipate that we’ll be speaking with Odell…

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