REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 00:39

Capitals PR man wins $1 million playing Powerball

Sergey Kocharov, who has no plans to quit his job as the team’s vice president of communications, said it was his dad’s idea to play the lottery last month....

Capitals PR man wins $1 million playing Powerball

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Man wins $344M Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Carolina Education Lottery headquarters on Tuesday to ...
2019-06-05, 14:52

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
2019-08-13, 04:00

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
2019-06-01, 23:39

Winning $148 million Powerball ticket sold at Long Island gas station There are nearly 150 million reasons for New Yorkers to check their lotto numbers. The single winner of Saturday night’s $148 million Powerball jackpot was bought at a Long Island gas station, according to lottery officials. The winning numbers of 18-21-24-30-60, with the Powerball number 20, ...
2019-08-19, 06:26

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
2019-06-05, 10:26

Capitals re-sign forward Carl Hagelin to four-year, $11 million deal Washington traded for Hagelin in February and quickly became enamored with his versatility, from playing on a top penalty-kill unit to his ability to slot in anywhere in the lineup....
2019-06-16, 23:39

Winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket, $50K Powerball ticket sold in Tucson TUCSON – One lucky person is holding a winning $1,000,000 Mega Millions ticket from the Friday, Aug. 2 drawing, according to Arizona State Lottery officials. Officials say the winning ticket was sold at Circle K at 4395 N. Romero Rd. The winner matched five out of the five numbers but not the Mega B...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Playing in her first major, Hinako Shibuno wins Women's British Open Hinako Shibuno wasn't just a breath of fresh air at the AIG Women's British Open. She was a blast of sheer delight. She won it all in her first major.        ...
2019-08-05, 07:52

Tic Tac Toy: Nashville family lands 4 million YouTube subscribers by playing with toys How business savvy, creative couple Lucy and Jason Maxwell turned their young daughters' love of toys into a multi-million-dollar operation.       ...
2019-08-08, 19:00

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-01, 02:39

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01, 03:26

16-Year-Old Wins $3 Million at the First ‘Fortnite’ World Cup NEW YORK (AP) — All those hours playing video games have paid off for a 16-year-old. Kyle Giersdorf, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, won $3 million as the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion. The competition took place Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. That payout is more than Tiger W...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Michigan woman wins $1 million thanks to some help from store clerk A Michigan woman said she owes her $1 million Powerball jackpot to a lucky tip from a store clerk -- and an important reminder from the same clerk when the left her tickets behind....
2019-06-27, 23:00

College kid dreading Dad’s lecture about getting a job wins $1 million in lottery Forget job-hunting, now he can go house-hunting. A New Jersey college kid dreading a lecture from his dad about getting a summer job decided to check his Mega Millions lottery ticket — and found out he’d won a cool $1 million. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos, 20, bought a ticket for the May 28 dra...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Man Going Through Divorce Wins $80 Million Jackpot. Court Has A Plan How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court last week. Michigan appeals court...
2019-06-23, 03:52

Lockheed Martin wins $800 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded an $800 million contract by the U.S. Air Force for production and support of 14 F-16 aircraft for Slovakia, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Northrop Grumman wins $482 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Northrop Grumman Corp has been awarded a $482 million contract by the U.S. Army for Common Infrared Countermeasure Quick Reaction Capability 3, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
2019-06-18, 07:13

After Retrial, T.J. Simers Wins $15.45 Million Judgment Against The Los Angeles Times Both sides eventually appealed a 2015 verdict that granted former Los Angeles Times hack sports columnist T.J. Simers $7.1 million in an age and disability discrimination suit against the paper. The Times appealed because holy shit, $7.1 million! Simers appealed because the amount was less than the...
2019-08-20, 05:26

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 02:39

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
2019-06-08, 03:00

$1M Powerball Ticket Claimed In Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18 )  The $1 million Powerball ticket from Saturday night’s drawing has been claimed. The winning ticket matched the five white ball numbers but not the Powerball to win the game’s second prize. The winning numbers were: 09-13-42-48-60 and Powerball 18. A couple from Louisville,...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
2019-06-11, 01:39

‘Jeopardy!’ Champion James Holzhauer Hits New Milestone And Wins Over $2 Million (TODAY) – James Holzhauer’s winning streak on “Jeopardy!” continues! The 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas won his 27th consecutive game on Friday, surpassing $2 million in winnings. He is the second player to ever cross the two-million-dollar mark, endin...
2019-05-25, 22:52

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
2019-07-21, 22:39

Cori Gauff’s astonishing rise wins a million hearts at Wimbledon The 15-year-old is enjoying the fruits of her talent, while staying focused on winning the women’s singles titleThe prodigy looked out at a sea of faces she recognised only as recently won friends, cheerleaders, really, mutual strangers wondering what the other was thinking. Everyone loved her, thou...
2019-07-06, 20:00

Stop Playing Candy Crush and Start Playing Better Games Thanks to smartphones and tablets, we’re all gamers now. I’m a gamer, you’re a gamer, our moms are gamers, and their moms are also probably gamers. So it’s about time we start putting all that gaming to good use....
2019-05-28, 22:52

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 07-10-20-44-57, Powerball: 3, Power Play: 2 (seven, ten, twenty, forty-four, fifty-seven; Powerball: three; Power Play: two) ¶ ___ ¶ Online: ¶ Multi-State Lottery Association: http...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Winning $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Tucson Courtesy: Arizona State Lottery TUCSON –Are you the lucky Tucsonan? An Arizona Lottery player is holding a winning $50,000 Powerball ticket from the Wednesday, July 10 drawing. According to Arizona State Lottery, the winning ticket was sold at a ‘Giant’ store, located at 6280 E. Broadway Blvd. The w...
2019-07-12, 00:13

Elizabeth Hurley's son Damian wins multi-million dollar inheritance battle: report Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian will inherit some of his dad’s multi-million family fortune – despite his grandad’s attempt to cut him out, reports claims....
2019-07-21, 06:39

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
2019-06-06, 11:39

Avalanche acquire Burakovsky in trade with Capitals The Colorado Avalanche boosted their offense acquiring forward Andre Burakovsky in a trade with the Washington Capitals       ...
2019-06-28, 23:39

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, West Indies Probable Playing XI England will look to carry forward their winning momentum after a convincing victory over Bangladesh in their last league stage clash in the World Cup 2019....
2019-06-14, 13:13

GTA Online Playing Cards locations: Where to find ALL 54 hidden playing cards in GTA 5? GTA Online playing cards are hidden across San Andreas following the GTA 5 Casino Update this week. But where are the 54 playing card locations?And what is your reward for finding them all?...
2019-07-24, 20:39

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, South Africa Probable Playing XI India will begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa in Southampton, hoping to make a winning start against their struggling opponents....
2019-06-05, 10:39

World capitals of Bigfoot sightings, other weird stuff 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
2019-07-12, 16:39

European Elections Deepen Divisions in National Capitals The outcome of the weekend’s European Union elections threatened a fresh period of instability in the bloc, with some countries set for early elections and coalition governments in Italy and Germany facing deeper strains....
2019-05-27, 16:13

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to $11M, 4-year deal ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal. Hagelin counts $2.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Sunday. Washington acquired Hagelin from Los Angeles pri...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir more than two months ago....
2019-06-20, 18:13

First-round pick Connor McMichael has a long way to go, but Capitals see big potential The 18-year old, who describes himself as a “200-foot center,” says he hopes to improve his strength while playing for the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League....
2019-06-28, 20:13

Two years after trade from Capitals, Marcus Johansson gets his Stanley Cup shot "You want to be in this position to have a chance to win," Johansson said. "Obviously, I didn’t know it was going to be here, but I couldn’t be with a better group, couldn’t be with a better team.”...
2019-05-31, 18:52

Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Radko Gudas. Philadelphia is retaining 30 percent of Gudas’ salary in the final year of his contract. Gudas counts $3.35 million against the salary cap. Washington will ...
2019-06-14, 16:01

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, Sri Lanka Probable Playing XI The 1996 champions Sri Lanka, in their last game against Australia faced a crushing 87-run defeat at the Kennington Oval in London. They need to raise their playing standards to put a better......
2019-06-21, 12:00

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, Afghanistan Probable Playing XI India vs Afghanistan: Mohammed Shami will be the only forced change for Team India against Afghanistan as Bhuvneshwar Kumar has suffered a hamstring niggle...
2019-06-22, 10:13

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, England Probable Playing XI England vs India: England are wobbling badly after two straight defeats to Sri Lanka and Australia and they need to beat both India and New Zealand to guarantee a place in the semi-finals....
2019-06-30, 11:00

World Cup: Australia Probable Playing XI, Pakistan Probable Playing XI Australia will be keen to get their act together again after the loss to India, while Pakistan will be keen to gain full points after a rained-out no-result with Sri Lanka....
2019-06-12, 09:26

The world capitals of Bigfoot sightings, lightning, murder and more odd claims to fame 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: 'Nothing to hide' after alleged drug video surfaces Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has "nothing to hide" after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table that had a powdery white substance on it....
2019-05-28, 21:00

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.       ...
2019-06-14, 01:13

Video of Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov, white powdery substance emerges Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has “nothing to hide” in response to a video that went viral Monday showing the Washington Capitals star sitting in a room near two lines of a powdery white substance spread onto a table. The video, posted by the Twitter account @Thesavspb with the caption, ̶...
2019-05-28, 04:52

Capitals enter NHL draft weekend amid a cap crunch and trade speculation “I don’t know that we’re ever not in an all-in situation," GM Brian MacLellan said Thursday of the team's approach to the offseason. "We view ourselves as a contender for the Cup and we want to put the best team forward and make the best decisions to do that."...
2019-06-20, 23:00

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Carolina Education Lottery headqu...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Capitals’ blue line depth is an oft-touted strength, one that may be tested by offseason turnover Washington has long touted defense as the jewel of its prospect pipeline, and with turnover to the Capitals’ corps expected this summer, that organizational depth might finally be tested....
2019-05-21, 18:13

Evgeny Kuznetsov video timeline clarified as Capitals, NHL close investigation with no punishment The NHL found no basis to question Kuznetsov's account of a social media post that showed him in a hotel room with what appeared to be illegal drugs....
2019-05-31, 18:52

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals’ top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .930 save percentage....
2019-05-21, 18:13

Capitals trade forward Andre Burakovsky to Colorado Avalanche for two draft picks The move, which brings second- and third-round picks in the 2020 draft to Washington while also providing the team with salary cap space, came after Burakovsky had requested a trade....
2019-06-29, 05:26

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
2019-06-19, 13:13

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov shown in video next to two lines of white powder Capitals say they are aware of the video that surfaced of forward Evgeny Kuznetsov next to a table with two lines of white powder.        ...
2019-05-28, 01:00

Capitals make qualifying offer to restricted free agent forward Andre Burakovsky Burakovsky’s salary last season was $3.25 million, so his qualifying offer has to match that. It’s considered a slight overpay for a player whose production has leveled off over the past two seasons....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik announces retirement, calling it ‘a pretty easy decision’ “I’ve been extremely lucky to have the best job in the world for many years, but my body is telling me it is time to move on to something new,” said the two-time Cup winner....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Capitals clear Evgeny Kuznetsov after appearance in video that featured lines of white powder Washington Capitals accept forward Evgeny Kuznetsov's explanation about video showing him next to table that had white lines of powder near rolled-up money.        ...
2019-05-31, 22:26

New Zealand Probable Playing XI, Australia Probable Playing XI The batting has been a major concern for New Zealand, the side is much dependent on Kane Williamson. Their bowling attack has been tremendous so far....
2019-06-29, 10:01

'America's Got Talent': What would human fireball do if he wins $1 million prize? 'Retire' The Human Fuse drew gasps as he flew through the air on fire on 'America's Got Talent,' but his banter with judge Simon Cowell brought laughter, too.        ...
2019-05-29, 10:00

After playing down Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues playing down Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
2019-06-14, 20:39

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
2019-05-23, 02:39

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
2019-08-20, 17:26

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
2019-06-15, 09:26

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
2019-07-15, 22:52

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
2019-08-16, 22:00

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
2019-07-16, 00:39

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
2019-08-06, 00:52

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
2019-07-15, 20:39

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
2019-05-21, 22:52

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Playing VR Alone Is Terrifying I recently bought Beat Saber for PSVR and have been playing it with my girlfriend. It’s fun and is a great way to get up and move around more. But when she is out of the house, I still sometimes want to play VR. But I’ve tried playing Beat Saber and other VR games alone and I always end up nervous, ...
2019-07-05, 17:00

After Math: We're not playing around E3 2019 is nearly upon us and the gaming news is already coming at a breakneck pace. Google divulged new details about its upcoming Stadia game streaming service and Razor announced the launch of a new lightweight headset while GameStop's downward sp......
2019-06-09, 20:26

What Are You Playing This Weekend? The weekend is for going rock climbing! I’m taking a class to learn to belay people so I can say “no, no, I’ll hold the rope” and cover up my ridiculous fear of heights. The weekend is also for playing video games....
2019-06-21, 21:52

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
2019-05-21, 22:52

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
2019-05-22, 05:01

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
2019-05-22, 12:26

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
2019-05-22, 05:01

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

What Your Kid Can Learn By Playing With a Toy House At the beginning of each episode of the new preschool show Moon and Me, a child places her dolls down to sleep in their toy house. “Lay down, Pepi Nana,” the child says, tucking the figurine under the covers of the tiny bed. “Close your eyes. Don’t you peep. This is the way we get to sleep.” She pro...
2019-05-24, 03:52

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
2019-05-22, 05:01

So, who is Marilyn Manson playing in The Stand? Last month gave us the first reports of who might be starring in CBS All Access’ 10-part adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, a post-apocalyptic epic with a hefty cast of characters. Westworld’s James Marsden is looking like a lock as everyman Stu Redman, while Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, and G...
2019-07-08, 22:39

Tips For Playing Samurai Shodown It’s been said about a million times before, but one more won’t hurt: Fighting games are hard. Stupid hard. If you weren’t lucky enough to be born during the arcade’s heyday, when fighting games ruled the world, you’re already at a disadvantage. Samurai Shodown, which launched earlier this week, onl...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
2019-05-29, 03:01

Playing Mordhau With An Actual Frying Pan Medieval brawler Mordhau is supposed to be played with a controller or mouse + keyboard, but as with most games, a bit of tinkering can expand those options somewhat, up to and including the use of an actual cast iron frying pan....
2019-06-06, 04:13

| Pocock better than '50-50' chance of playing RWC - Cheika Wallaby coach Michael Cheika is bullish about injury-plagued Australian great David Pocock being fit for the Rugby World Cup, rating him "a better chance" than 50-50....
2019-07-05, 08:39

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planned a season might be, how meticulously blueprinted it was, something has gone wrong. That’s never a good thing. Logically, rationally, we know there is...
2019-06-23, 02:52

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Bengals WR A.J. Green can't see himself playing for another team Amid speculation that he could someday move on from the Cincinnati Bengals, wide receiver A.J. Green says he can't see himself wearing a different jersey....
2019-06-10, 18:39

Tiger Woods: I am very lucky to be playing again "Tiger Woods produced one of sport’s all-time great comebacks on Sunday to win a first major since 2008 by winning the Masters but revealed afterwards that he feels lucky to just be playing again."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone? We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll let Lifehacker reader Natalie explain—and, yes, she called the subject line of her email “YouTube Audio Witchcraft.” That’s how quirky this one is....
2019-06-07, 19:00

Murray relishing prospect of playing with Williams "Andy Murray has said he might never get another chance to play with Serena Williams at Wimbledon and is excited about teaming up with the American in the mixed doubles at SW19."...
2019-07-04, 10:00

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 million copies since its release in 2011. Claims that i...
2019-07-12, 23:01

Hamilton says F1 should level playing field between teams Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton believes returning to an old-school style of racing would solve Formula One's ongoing problem with parity        ...
2019-06-07, 04:00

Alec Baldwin is 'so done' playing Trump on 'SNL': 'I can’t imagine I would do it again' Alec Baldwin says he likely won’t be playing Donald Trump on NBC’s Saturday Night Live anymore. “I’m so done with that,” the actor told USA Today yesterday....
2019-06-08, 00:52

No fun playing since Australian Open, says out-of-form Osaka World number two Naomi Osaka admitted on Thursday that the last few months have been "the worst of my life" and that she hasn't had fun on the tennis court since winning the Australian Open in January....
2019-08-01, 11:01

NBA Draft profile: RJ Barrett is done playing second fiddle SportsPulse: While both Zion and Ja Morant have shyer personalities that make them better suited for small market teams, RJ Barrett is ready to make a big splash in a big market.       ...
2019-06-19, 18:39

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
2019-07-03, 18:26

Tomic fined for playing below standards at Wimbledon Australia's Bernard Tomic was fined 45,000 pounds ($57,000) for not playing to "required professional standards" after he put in minimal effort during a 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon, organizers said on Thursday....
2019-07-05, 04:26

| Late Mbamba had desires of playing for Amakhosi TS Galaxy defender Mfundo Phungwayo revealed his late teammate Thembinkosi Mbamba was a passionate Kaizer Chiefs fan and had dreams of playing for the club....
2019-05-28, 12:52

Playing Marvel's Avengers, a living RPG with microtransactions When Engadget's UK Bureau Chief Mat Smith attended the first-ever gameplay demonstration of Marvel's Avengers at E3, he walked away worried. The level he saw was essentially a tutorial, introducing the basic mechanics of each Avenger. It was unclear......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Redskins QB Alex Smith on playing again: ‘That’s the plan’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hopes to play football again but still needs to make basic progress like relearning how to run after breaking his right leg. In an interview during a massage at a shopping mall with “The Oh My Goff Show,” posted Friday ...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a clear rationale behind it, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
2019-08-05, 18:39

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff Artifact ever had. It topped out at a......
2019-06-22, 12:39

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her hands, which may have contributed to her infectio...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Which is the Best Phone Under Rs. 8,000 for Playing PUBG Mobile Lite? PUBG Mobile Lite was recently launched in India, so we picked up some popular entry-level smartphones to find out the most affordable smartphone that can run it....
2019-08-01, 09:13

How we met: ‘He had a reputation for playing the field. He sounded really dodgy’ Amanda Woodard, 56, is a journalist and Clive Hopkins, 60, is a screenwriter and teacher. They have been together for 23 years and live in SydneyAmanda and Clive had been hearing about each other for about 10 years before they met. “We had mutual friends and I would always hear about Clive doing thi...
2019-07-22, 17:26

Woods wants US Presidents Cup team playing before Australia Tiger Woods wants the eight players who made his Presidents Cup team and four more under consideration as captain's picks to play tournaments and stay sharp over the next three months leading to the December matches Down Under....
2019-08-20, 17:52

Pompeo says U.S. trying to level the playing field with China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after decades of unfair trade practices....
2019-06-03, 15:13

Playing 'The Witcher 3' on the Switch shouldn't work, but it does When Nintendo briefly mentioned in its barrage of E3 reveals that The Witcher 3 would be ported to the humbly powered -- and portable -- Switch, it beggared belief. The Witcher 3 PC install (DLC, expansions and all) demands just shy of 50GB of disk s......
2019-08-20, 16:26

Kerr open to playing Durant after one practice Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it is "feasible" that Kevin Durant, who is still recovering from a calf injury, could participate in just one practice before being cleared to play in a game....
2019-06-02, 19:26

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh | Brief letters Sajid Javid | Iranian crisis | Cafod | Feline eating habits | Holidays | Izal |• In his first 12 months as home secretary, Sajid Javid sent 8,637 people back where they came from.Prof Becky TunstallUniversity of York• Our 19th-century forebears would have excavated a canal across the UAE by now (Rep...
2019-07-21, 18:39

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 percent of their home games going Over the total. The Pirates also get the luxury of playing a Cubs team that was 23-37 on the road entering Thursday. Kyle...
2019-08-16, 21:39

‘I’m fortunate to be playing again’, says Andy Murray after doubles win • Murray and Feliciano López win in straight sets• Scot will play doubles at WimbledonAndy Murray embarked on his third comeback on Thursday, after nearly five months away from his obsession – and, against all expectations, he and his Spanish friend, Feliciano López, beat the best doubles team in th...
2019-06-20, 23:39

Paramount still refuses to stop playing with its G.I. Joes We’ve had two big-budget G.I. Joe movies over the course of the last decade, thoroughly mainstream action movies as notable for their willingness to chuck actors in and out of the limelight—most pointedly swapping out Channing Tatum for Dwayne Johnson in the 2013 sequel—like so many interchangeable ...
2019-08-10, 12:52

Former UA standout Ryan Luther playing pro ball TUCSON – Former U of A forward Ryan Luther has just signed a pro contract with a basketball team in Latvia. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Tips For Playing Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is here, and there’s a lot to it. There are more than 30 different characters at launch, each with different abilities and skills to juggle, and menu after menu of ways to enhance and upgrade them. There’s so much to keep track of while you take on the mos...
2019-07-20, 01:52

Belle and Sebastian on NYC, album covers and playing at sea Like any young rock band, Scotland’s Belle and Sebastian were excited for their first visit to New York. But in some ways, it didn’t live up to one band member’s expectations. “I think by the time we came to New York, which was like ‘97 or ‘98, we’d already seen Manhattan had cleaned up a......
2019-07-08, 19:26

How Five Money Managers Are Playing Swings in the Market U.S. stocks have been increasingly volatile lately, with the S&P 500 rising or falling by more than 1% almost every day in the past few weeks. Here’s how some large money managers are playing the market....
2019-08-14, 16:52

Playing as many Londoners in 'Watch Dogs: Legion' In most stories, there's a hero. Someone you can root for, empathize with, trust to guide you through their journey's twists and turns. In major game studio AAA action franchises, especially so. Watch Dogs: Legion -- the upcoming third game in the o......
2019-06-11, 01:52

Renée Zellweger On Playing A Femme Fatale For The First Time At 50 20 years after she first became America’s sweetheart as the cardigan-obsessed Dorothy Boyd in Jerry Maguire, Zellweger is taking on her first role as a femme fatale for Netflix drama What/If...
2019-05-25, 12:01

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minnen and van Uytvanck made history by being the firs...
2019-07-06, 02:39

Playing on 2 surfaces, Vekic reaches Nottingham semis NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former champion Donna Vekic finally got to play on grass at the Nottingham Open on Friday but had to overcome multiple rain delays and another switch indoors before reaching the semifinals. The second-seeded Vekic defeated Kristina Mladenovic 7-5, 6-4 in a match played on ...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Kids aren't playing enough sports. The culprit? Cost Youth sports participation is down nationwide. We're taking a look at the issues -- cost, time and travel -- and what's being done to fix this problem....
2019-08-12, 05:39

Yes, Zendaya Dyed Her Hair Red. No, That Doesn't Mean She's Playing The Little Mermaid (or Does It?) She claims it’s an homage to the Spider-Man franchise, but is Zendaya’s new hair color actually a tease that she’ll play another iconic character? That’s what fans were wondering after seeing the ingenue with a decidedly red mane during a London photocall for Spider-Man: Far From Home....
2019-06-18, 20:52

Hannity: Trump playing Democrats and the media 'like a flute' Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday reiterated his belief that President Trump purposely "played" the media by saying he would listen to a foreign government who has intelligence on a political rival....
2019-06-14, 05:52

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced concrete” – is to deconstruct an Argentinian backli...
2019-06-14, 02:13

Biden says Trump is playing ‘a dangerous game’ with rhetoric Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday said President Trump was playing a “dangerous game” by using incendiary language about immigrants. “There’s no question it’s a dangerous game,” Biden told CNN’s Anderson Cooper when addressing what he perceived as President Trump’s divisive remarks...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Colts QB Luck confident playing Week 1 is realistic Quarterback Andrew Luck believes playing Week 1 is a realistic expectation even after the Indianapolis Colts announced he would miss another week with a calf injury....
2019-08-06, 04:39

Porzingis officially re-signed by Mavs without playing game Mavericks officially re-sign Porzingis, the 7-foot-3 All-Star selection who still hasn't played a game for them       ...
2019-07-13, 03:13

The Latest: Roof on No. 1 Court closed with Murray playing The roof on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon was closed again, this time with Andy Murray playing in the doubles competition       ...
2019-07-04, 22:39

Tornado warning? Who cares? The Blues are playing for a title! When your city’s hockey team has its first chance in nearly a half-century to reach the Stanley Cup Final, something as trivial as a tornado warning can wait....
2019-05-22, 13:13

Trump unloads on Biden: ‘Joe is not playing with a full deck’ President Trump on Friday unloaded into Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, saying he would be "thrilled" if the former vice president was his opponent next year and mocking him for his most recent gaffes on the campaign trail....
2019-08-09, 21:39

After Playing GoldenEye On The N64, Valve Changed Half-Life Today, developers have a huge variety of ways to create and manage enemy AI. However, back in the 90s it was much more difficult to create sophisticated enemy AI. It was even harder to do so on the N64 due to its limited power and resources. But Rare, the developers behind GoldenEye, pulled it off a...
2019-07-13, 21:26

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams from 30 countries vying in events including soccer, search-and-rescue missions, manufacturing and logi...
2019-07-04, 20:26

Lowry playing through pain; Kawhi 'feeling good' While Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry are expected to be fine for Game 5, Raptors forward OG Anunoby remains "a ways away" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last month....
2019-05-23, 02:52

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
2019-05-24, 07:39

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
2019-07-10, 08:00

Playing England feels like Christmas every day, says Steve Smith • Batsman made a century in both innings on his Test return • ‘I’ve never doubted my ability; it has been a dream comeback’Steve Smith claimed playing against England was like Christmas every day after his second century of the first Test left Joe Root’s side needing to bat through day five to preve...
2019-08-05, 00:39

Le’Veon Bell won’t be playing in Jets’ preseason opener Jets fans will get a glimpse of Le’Veon Bell in his new uniform Thursday night, but not during the game. Bell will not play in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Giants at MetLife Stadium, according to a source. He will, however, participate in the pregame warm-ups with his new teammates at his...
2019-08-07, 22:13

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms and legs, and covering roughly 30 percent of her body after flames engulfed her Thursday evening aro...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Playing With J.B. Holmes Was Brooks Koepka's Personal Hell As the top golfer in the world, Brooks Koepka has shown that he has no problem confronting, or at least calling out, his fellow competitors when he takes issue with something they’ve done. It’s the kind of personality that led him to calling Sergio Garcia a whiny baby, and getting into a physical al...
2019-07-22, 00:13

Jets can’t risk playing it too safe with Le’Veon Bell It was a violent play that took place about midway through practice Monday and, for a moment, you didn’t really know what to think of it. Le’Veon Bell, the Jets’ prized offseason acquisition and quite possibly the linchpin to their offensive success, was running the ball up the middle in a tea...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Why are the World Cup semifinals and final being playing in Lyon and not Paris? The semifinals and final of the World Cup are being played in Lyon, home of Olympique Lyonnais, the most successful women's team in Europe.       ...
2019-07-01, 20:13

Sports Titles Keep Gamers on Digital Playing Field A strong start for the Madden NFL franchise indicates the resilience of decades-old franchises as technological strides enable game developers to engage players with new modes and online competitions....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Chris Hemsworth says he wants to keep playing Thor after ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Marvel Studios has yet to reveal anything about the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond Spider-Man: Far From Home in July, but we now know that at least one of the original Avengers is on board for more movies. Speaking with Variety in a wide-ranging interview published this week, Chris Hemsworth made ...
2019-05-28, 23:26

Sorry, everybody: Harry Styles is not playing Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Judging by the trending topics thing on Twitter, the entire Internet melted today when rumors began to spread that former One Direction member Harry Styles would be starring alongside Halle Bailey in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. It was all very exciting, if only because it woul...
2019-08-14, 04:52

Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens Golf Notes: Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens; Kaymer plans a party when victory drought ends        ...
2019-06-04, 22:52

Art of playing Opens keeps Tiger Woods confident about his chances Woods is short of tournament practice but, with three Open wins, he knows he can work his way around Royal PortrushAccording to the nice lady at the tourist office, 200,000 people will swarm into Portrush for the Open Championship this week. Early on Tuesday great swathes of them were already tracki...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Here's the star-studded cast of the 'Cats' movie and who they're playing Universal Pictures released the first trailer for its "Cats" movie Thursday night and it's a star-studded event. From Taylor Swift to Sir Ian McAllen, INSIDER rounded up the larger-than-life cast that will bring the Broadway musical to life. Universal Pictures is bringing "Cats," one of the longest...
2019-07-19, 14:26

Carmelo Anthony playing pick-up with Nets players is just that Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with a host of Nets players in Los Angeles. But sources tell The Post that’s all it is, pick-up games with friends, and not a sign that Anthony is Brooklyn-bound. Anthony, who is a free agent, has been participating in scrimmages and...
2019-08-15, 04:00

How to be an esports star without going pro, playing games like Solitaire and Madden NFL The definition of esports is changing with a growing trend of apps and platforms that let average video game players compete and bet on themselves.       ...
2019-07-24, 14:13

I (Tim Rogers) am playing Conan Unconquered over on our Twitch channel! I (Tim Rogers) am playing Conan Unconquered over on our Twitch channel! I love old-fashioned RTSes. This one looks good. Coincidentally, I have read every Conan book or short story at least ten times. Try to best my pulp wisdom in the chat....
2019-05-29, 20:26

So, here's Mike Huckabee playing bass with a member of Korn Mike Huckabee has long considered himself a comedian, much to the dismay of everyone who’s ever heard his jokes. Without a decent grasp on how comedy—or, more distressingly considering he’s a pundit and former governor, the American government—works, Huckabee blunders onward, tweeting out every erra...
2019-06-05, 04:52

Trump and Netanyahu are playing a bigoted game of chicken The US president feigns concern for Jews to justify bullying Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Israel is happy to play alongWhy would a president who has elevated white nationalism, who said there were “very fine people on both sides” in the white supremacist march in Charlottesville, decide that it’s h...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' with uranium enrichment Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran was "playing with fire."...
2019-07-02, 01:39

'If You’re Playing EVE Online You Basically Already Have An MBA,’ Says Player Who Started His Own Company For a game seemingly about immortal pilots waging interstellar wars, EVE Online has a surprising amount of ties to reality. Stories from EVE often play out on stages far beyond the confines of the game world and reach audiences far beyond its players. Sometimes, skills learned in the cut throat worl...
2019-05-28, 19:13

Murray plays down his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Mets’ Jed Lowrie is finally playing competitive baseball again Crazy things are happening in Queens. The Mets are in playoff contention. Pete Alonso is breaking records. And Jed Lowrie, until now just a rumor as a Met, began a rehabilitation assignment Tuesday night. The oft-injured infielder was batting second as the designated hitter for Single-A Port St. Luc...
2019-08-21, 04:00

Man indicted in crash that hurt girl playing in yard DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been indicted on charges of driving a car that hit and seriously injured a 9-year-old girl playing in her front yard in suburban Atlanta. The DeKalb County district attorney’s office said in a news release Thursday that 29-year-old Gabriel Jabri Fordham of...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Playing golf with Urban Meyer sounds really intense Golf is supposed to be a relaxing activity. Unless, of course, you’re Urban Meyer. The famously intense former Ohio State football coach reportedly doesn’t calm down much on the course. According to the Chicago Tribune, which played nine holes with Meyer, he once forced a golf pro to cha...
2019-06-01, 02:13

Oil just had its worst day in years—here's how experts are playing energy stocks Oil prices tanked Thursday after the Trump administration threatened further tariffs on Chinese goods, but some experts still see opportunity in the space....
2019-08-01, 22:52

Cricket World Cup win ‘is huge chance’ to get more children playing Governing body ECB urged to address ‘struggling’ state of grassroots gameEnglish cricket’s governing body has been urged to capitalise on the national team’s dramatic World Cup victory to increase the number of children playing the game.A lack of playing spaces in cities and cricket being confined t...
2019-07-15, 19:26

Actors playing nightmarish versions of themselves in cinema – ranked! Keanu Reeves’s cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe – as himself, yet absolutely ghastly – is a showstopper. But what about those other stars who have parodied themselves on screen?The collision of high and low culture that occurred when Al Pacino appeared as himself in Adam Sandler’s lamentable cr...
2019-06-07, 13:26

Playing PC Building Simulator On My Switch Feels Weird I’ve been installing motherboards, CPUs, memory sticks, hard drives, power supplies, and video cards into computer cases for nearly three decades. With last week’s console release of PC Building Simulator, now I’m putting together gaming rigs on my Nintendo Switch. It’s surreal....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Germany seeks 'level playing field' in China The German economy minister has described China as a partner and competitor. He said it is time to establish better trade rules that don't put European companies at a disadvantage....
2019-06-19, 09:39

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
2019-05-22, 12:26

Deputy sheriff arrested for cyberstalking teen he met playing Minecraft A deputy sheriff in Texas was arrested for cyberstalking a girl he met while playing Minecraft, a report said Sunday. Pasquale Salas — a deputy with the sheriff’s office in Matagorda County — was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor for soliciting explicit images from a girl he met on t...
2019-08-05, 09:00

After Playing Krishna, Tej Pratap Yadav Back In Shiva Costume It is July and Tej Pratap Yadav, the eldest son of Bihar leader Lalu Yadav, is back in the costume of Lord Shiva. This time, he was seen at another temple in Patna, his get-up complete with fake tiger......
2019-07-23, 15:39

Jets playing it safe with Quincy Enunwa after groin injury The good news is, as with Leonard Williams’ sore hip, the Jets don’t believe wide receiver Quincy Enunwa’s tweaked groin is serious. The bad news, however, is the day after Williams missed practice, Enunwa was unable to finish Tuesday’s workout, hurting his groin after beating cornerback Trumaine Jo...
2019-08-07, 08:52

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cry, the Tom Clancy games, and more. Now, though, th...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Playing without Elena Delle Donne, Mystics lose to Mercury, 91-68 Washington puts forth a lackluster effort in front of a “camp day” crowd at Capital One Arena, while the Mercury's Brittney Griner and DeWanna Bonner combine to score 47 points....
2019-07-11, 05:01

US Man Found Playing Pokemon Go On 8 Phones Inside Parked Car On Highway A man, who apparently wanted to "catch them all", was found by US authorities in a parked car on the side of the highway, playing online game Pokemon Go on eight smartphones....
2019-08-17, 23:00

Analysis: Trump is playing a dangerous game with America's economy President Donald Trump's escalating trade war against China threatens to inflict a powerful shock to the American economy that not even the Federal Reserve can fully absorb....
2019-08-05, 19:52

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trump. British politicians from both government and op...
2019-07-11, 20:26

Natalie Halcro Laughs About Her Basketball-Playing First Boyfriend With the Relatively Nat & Liv Cast Natalie Halcro has a type! The fashion-savvy social media influencer--who E! audiences might remember from her time on WAGS--recounts her earliest dating memories in this hilarious......
2019-05-31, 15:26

I Love When A Book Feels Like A Good Role-Playing Game Role-playing games are one of my favorite genres. They’re also the genre I came latest to. I didn’t play video games for most of my teenage years, the time when I would have lost entire weekends and nights to them. Coming to love them as an adult has been a minor tragedy, because the amount of time ...
2019-08-07, 04:13

Gamer Hit Pregnant Partner While Playing, Assault Audio Was Livestreamed A gamer who inadvertently broadcast audio of himself striking his pregnant partner while playing the online video game Fortnite pleaded guilty to assault in a Sydney court Monday....
2019-07-08, 15:00

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Playing God in the Laboratory: The Particle That Lead to Discovery of New Form of Matter Subatomic particles are a gateway into a world of mystery and uncertainty. In this fuzzy land, our usual assumptions about matter and energy are turned upside down. At this level, the laws of physics begin to change and matter as we know it ceases to exist. In 2013, two teams of scientists working i...
2019-06-23, 17:13

The risky game Mike Pompeo is playing with an ‘authoritarian president’ A nuanced portrayal hits at the core question for those who criticized and then served Trump: How much are you willing to sacrifice your principles? Pompeo has been willing to go further than most anyone....
2019-08-20, 06:13

Anna Tatishvili fined £41,000 for playing ‘below standard’ at French Open • Maria Sakkari beat former world No 50 6-0, 6-1 in first round• Tatishvili was playing her first tour match since October 2017The former world No 50 Anna Tatishvili has been fined nearly £41,000 for performing “below professional standards” in her first-round match at the French Open.Tatishvili los...
2019-06-03, 20:13

‘Another Life’ star Katee Sackhoff is cool always playing badasses Former “Battlestar Galactica” star Katee Sackhoff is returning to space after a 10-year absence. “After ‘Battlestar Galactica’ it was really daunting for me to go back into this genre,” says Sackhoff, 39, who played Starbuck on the Sci-Fi (now Syfy) cult series. “The fans of that show have been so s...
2019-07-23, 00:26

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the June 11...
2019-06-23, 06:26

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons Lions legend Barry Sanders retired at age 30. Here's how Detroit and NFL history might have changed had the Hall of Famer played until he was 35.       ...
2019-07-24, 01:13

Playing Nadal on clay is the ultimate mental test, says Nishikori Winning one game at the French Open against Rafael Nadal, let alone a whole match, takes a huge mental and physical toll on each and every one of his opponents according to Kei Nishikori....
2019-06-05, 01:00

Steve Smith hopeful of playing in third Ashes Test despite concussion • Smith replaced in Australia team by Labuschagne at Lord’s• Third Test at Headingley begins on ThursdaySteve Smith remains hopeful of playing in Thursday’s third Test at Headingley despite the delayed concussion diagnosis that led him to report headaches, dizziness and “feeling in a fog” among his ...
2019-08-18, 20:26

Ashley Cole retires from playing and plans move into coaching • Cole: ‘My next chapter will hopefully be coaching’• Left-back won 13 major trophies and 107 England capsAshley Cole has said he is planning a move into coaching after calling time on his illustrious playing career.The former England defender won 13 major titles during his 20-year career, including...
2019-08-18, 20:26

Blink-182 to remind us of our age again by playing Enema Of The State on its upcoming tour The opening chords of “Dumpweed” will forever stir that long-dormant something in the hearts of suburbanites of a certain age. Blink-182's Enema Of The State turns 20 this year, and, in an unholy effort to remind us just what’s our age again, the shockingly resilient pop-punk outfit will play it...
2019-06-06, 04:26

Cycling: Ineos already have main Tour rivals playing catch-up The Tour de France is only two days old but the newly-rebranded Team Ineos have already issued an emphatic response to anyone hoping a change of name for the world's dominant cycle team might have diluted their aura....
2019-07-08, 00:52

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
2019-06-12, 02:13

Trump attacks Joe Biden’s stability: He’s ‘not playing with a full deck’ President Trump on Friday questioned Democratic front-runner Joe Biden’s mental stability over the former veep’s comments charging that Trump’s rhetoric targeting immigrants energized white supremacists. “Look, Joe is not playing with a full deck. I saw his comment. Joe Biden is not playing with a f...
2019-08-09, 22:13

Chara, Dunn join jaw-dropping club of playing through pain Bruins' Zdeno Chara and Blues' Vince Dunn join jaw-dropping club of playing through facial injuries in pursuit of Stanley Cup        ...
2019-06-07, 20:00

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late, Angels' Ramirez appealing MLB suspension, Yanks and Rays set for doubleheader, Giants and Bumgarner try to keep rolling       ...
2019-07-18, 09:26

We're playing for him: Angels honor Skaggs with amazing game The Angels will always have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness when they think about Tyler Skaggs' death       ...
2019-07-13, 11:52

AOC denies playing race card against Pelosi: 'That's stupidly untrue' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Friday denied playing the race card against Nancy Pelosi in the wake of her recent criticism of the House speaker. ...
2019-07-12, 19:26

Kevin Durant playing in Game 4 remains possibility for Warriors OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Kerr took the podium 90 minutes before tipoff Wednesday and still didn’t know whether his training staff would clear Klay Thompson (hamstring strtain) to play in Game 3 at Oracle Arena. That’s how precarious life was for the Warriors’ juggernaut in these NBA Finals. Twenty mi...
2019-06-06, 13:00

Driving a tank in ‘Hell Let Loose’ is the most fun I’ve ever had playing a first-person shooter Games like PUBG and Fortnite have inspired a Battle Royale revolution in the past few years, with many players being instantly drawn to the concept. Whether it’s everyone for themselves or playing in teams, these Battle Royale games are all basically the same. You have to collect items, find s...
2019-05-29, 05:26

UA Freshman b-ball player skipping playing for the Wildcats & heading to pro’s TUCSON – Arizona basketball commit Terry Armstrong is declaring himself eligible to play professional basketball and will -not- attend U of A on a hoops scholarship. He’ll most likely play overseas or in the NBA’s G League. Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast: ...
2019-06-20, 06:26

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field should be made even....
2019-06-10, 21:00

How ‘Baskets’ star Zach Galifianakis pulls off playing twins The surreal world of “Baskets” extends to its cast, with Zach Galifianakis playing bearded, identical-twin brothers Chip and Dale Baskets and Louie Anderson as family matriarch Christine Baskets — a role for which he won a 2016 Emmy Award. The challenges in making Chip and Dale appear (slightly) dif...
2019-07-02, 00:52

Madison Bumgarner Gets Roasted To Hell By Max Muncy For Playing Dinger Cop Madison Bumgarner is a good pitcher and a marvelous baseball player, but what he also is is a great big diaper baby. Few pitchers in all of baseball are as likely as Bumgarner to express their sensitivity to the humiliation of allowing a home run by shouting unwritten code commands at triumphant bat...
2019-06-10, 03:13

Eden Hazard rules out playing for another English club after Chelsea • ‘I am a Blue. It means a lot to me,’ says forward• Europa League final likely to be Hazard’s last Chelsea gameEden Hazard, who is preparing for what is likely to be his final appearance after seven years at Chelsea, has ruled out playing for another English club and vowed to leave on a high by win...
2019-05-28, 01:39

England are finally playing football the right way – defeat has never tasted so good "England\u0027s 3-1 defeat to the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-final is far from distastrous with Gareth Southgate building a style and system that bodes well for the future, writes Marcus Foley."...
2019-06-08, 22:52

New AL All-Star Brandon Lowe's playing status in doubt Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe was added to the AL All-Star team Wednesday but the rookie may not be able to play in next Tuesday night's game because of a right leg injury.       ...
2019-07-04, 01:13

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
2019-05-21, 20:26

Toddler accidentally buys $430 couch on Amazon while playing with phone, mom says A California mother is warning others to lock down their Amazon accounts after her 2-year-old daughter purchased a $430 couch through her shopping app — with just one click....
2019-06-30, 14:26

This blunt ‘Game of Thrones’ video critique should be playing on loop at HBO HQ HBO has no choice but to defend the final season of Game of Thrones. But no matter what company executives say about what David Benioff and D.B. Weiss did with season 8, it won’t change how bad the final season was. I’ve said this before many times while talking about all the criticism s...
2019-06-05, 22:26

How Brexit is playing into Erdoğan’s hands in Turkey | Elcin Poyrazlar Turkey is losing its champion in Europe, just as the president distances himself from the EU – and democracyIn the early hours of 4 October, 2005, Jack Straw, the then British foreign secretary, and Abdullah Gül, his Turkish counterpart, walked, tired-eyed and hand-in-hand, into a packed press confe...
2019-06-05, 16:26

I'm The Only Person Playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite In My Area The first week that Pokémon Go came out, it was all my friends wanted to do or talk about, and we weren’t the only ones. Whenever I went on a jog around my neighborhood, I’d run into people of all ages and backgrounds at every PokéStop and gym on my journey. I expected the same thing to happen last ...
2019-06-21, 18:13

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary challenge from a leftist Democrat, made the statement...
2019-07-12, 10:13

'Unwell' Tomic to appeal against Wimbledon fine for playing below standards "Australian Bernard Tomic said he planned to appeal against his fine for not playing to \"required professional standards\" during his 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon, as he had been unwell at the time."...
2019-07-07, 14:00

'Superhuman' Poker-Playing Computer Program Beats Professionals Like chess, checkers, Go and other games, the most popular form of poker has now been mastered by the cold, heartless machinations of a computer program....
2019-07-12, 10:13

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.       ...
2019-06-08, 21:39

Jessica Simpson's Son Ace Looks So Grown Up Playing With Dad Eric Johnson's Golf Clubs Time is flying! For proof, Jessica Simpson recently shared a video of her only son, Ace Knute Johnson, on Instagram and you won't believe the youngster is 5 years old and already......
2019-05-24, 16:13

Madhya Pradesh Boy, 16, Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing Online Game A 16-year-old boy died of a cardiac arrest in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch, allegedly after he played online multiplayer game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or PUBG - as it is popularly known - for six......
2019-05-30, 21:13

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started adding features from its newest phone — the OnePlus 7 ...
2019-06-14, 03:26

Eating, YouTube and playing with the kids: my day is a procrastination masterclass | Romesh Ranganathan I think I’ve got acres of time, and so have no sense of urgency. This needs to be tackledMy next tour is approaching in September, so I am doing what I always do at about this stage, which is spend more time looking at my working methods than working. My garage/office is strewn with Post-its, cards,...
2019-05-25, 09:52

Trump is playing a risky game by weaponizing US economic power with tariffs The effectiveness of President Donald Trump's unprecedented weaponization of tariffs in addressing non-trade issues is facing its most significant tests yet in Mexico and China....
2019-06-08, 14:52

Iran is playing a 'dangerous game' by testing the red lines, analysts warn Iran is pushing boundaries amid rising tensions in the Gulf, but President Trump has so far not been "compelled" to retaliate militarily, analysts say....
2019-07-23, 14:13

Mamata Banerjee Playing Role Of Kim Jong Un: Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh, known for his controversial statements, has compared West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-08, 06:39

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking girl he met playing Minecraft when she was 12 A deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a girl he met playing the online computer game Minecraft. The girl was just 12.        ...
2019-08-01, 19:13

Cardinals' Murray focused on playing well amid rookie hype Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is trying to pick up the offense in his first NFL training camp, and says the team won't show much of its offense in the preseason       ...
2019-08-02, 05:39

96-year-old WWII vet wows NJ stadium by playing national anthem on harmonica A New Jersey stadium went wild on Sunday when a 96-year-old played a touching rendition of the National Anthem on his harmonica ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-27, 08:13

Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors playing for Kevin Durant Star point guard Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are using Kevin Durant's Achilles injury as motivation for Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-13, 22:00

BMW Is Playing It Safe With Electric Cars, and Its Development Chief Makes No Apologies For That BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger is stepping down from his job after just four years, in part for coming under fire for the company’s slow transition to electric vehicles. Though BMW got an early head start on electrification with cars like the i3 and i8, it didn’t capitalize on that lead with more potent EV...
2019-07-09, 19:26

Kevin Knox bracing for ‘brutal’ playing-time battle with new Knicks LAS VEGAS — Kevin Knox II didn’t become a national story at summer league this time, but he showed off a bulked-up frame that will make him more powerful in getting to the rim and absorbing contact. That was an issue as a rookie last season. However, Knox’s expected progression doesn’t guarant...
2019-07-12, 04:26

Tiger Woods understands why Kevin Durant risked playing despite injury The golfer feels Durant's pain. "As athletes, our job is to make the human body do something it was never meant to do ... and ... well, sometimes things go awry."...
2019-06-12, 18:01

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Co Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Is Emotionally Brutal In Trump’s America • Gaming While Married: Unravel Two • How Much Should We Really Be Paying For These Classic Games? • Favorite Anisongs of Spring 2019: Day 1...
2019-07-19, 15:52

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.       ...
2019-06-12, 12:00

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after exceeding nuclear deal limit U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran was playing with fire after Tehran said it had exceeded its limit for low-enriched uranium allowed under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
2019-07-02, 01:39

Former Trudeau adviser Gerald Butts playing key role in Liberal campaign Butts, a close long-time friend of Trudeau, resigned in February amid the SNC-Lavalin controversy, citing that anonymous sources alleged he pressured former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to assist the Quebec engineering giant to be considered for an agreement akin to a plea bargain....
2019-07-21, 22:39

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential for getting records? After some investigating, there’s now an answer: probably not....
2019-07-17, 17:52

David Axelrod: Biden is playing into Trump's caricature of being 'weak mentally' Former Obama advisor David Axelrod expressed his concerns that former Vice President Joe Biden is "playing into the the caricature" made by President Trump that has questioned the Democratic frontrunner's fitness to lead. ...
2019-06-12, 11:52

How Gun Control Groups Leveled the Playing Field Amid Mass Shootings The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
2019-08-05, 03:39

MSNBC pundit says Democrats are playing with fire on open borders and healthcare MSNBC political pundit Steve Kornacki said the data backs up the danger that moderate Democrats have been warning their party about if it embraces ultra-progressive policies proposed by some in the 2020 field....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Brooks Koepka is playing second fiddle to his caddie this week and he's fine with that World No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka arrives at the Open Championship needing to play Royal Portrush as well as his caddie Ricky Elliott has.       ...
2019-07-16, 20:52

Brad Barritt’s chances of playing for Saracens in Premiership final improve • Scan on centre’s hamstring shows ‘little bit better’ than feared• Leicester coach Geordan Murphy banned for three gamesSaracens remain hopeful their injured captain, Brad Barritt, could yet be fit for the Premiership final against Exeter at Twickenham on Saturday. It had been widely assumed Barrit...
2019-05-28, 20:13

Long shots worth playing at star-studded Scottish Open The Scottish Open wears several different hats this week. It primarily serves as the last tune-up for next week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush and is the last chance for those not yet qualified to get into the year’s final major. This week’s field has no shortage of European Tour regulars plu...
2019-07-10, 23:13

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting' will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
2019-07-22, 03:00

Knee issues force UConn forward Diarra to end playing career STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Chronic knee problems have forced UConn forward Mamadou Diarra to end his playing career. The school says the 6-foot-8 junior has been granted a medical disqualification. He’ll remain with the program during the upcoming season as a student assistant coach. Coach Dan Hurle...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Determined Aldis Hodge got buff in hopes of playing ‘Brian Banks’ After his first audition for the film “Brian Banks,” actor Aldis Hodge wanted the meaty title role badly. So before going in for a callback, he began preparing for the part as though he’d already landed it, hitting the gym to bulk up to the real-life Banks’ size. “I was just like, ‘I hope things......
2019-08-09, 21:39

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit eras. Just check out this German performance of F-Z...
2019-05-21, 23:26

Good Luck Stopping Students From Playing Stadia Games In Class If Google Stadia games work as advertised, it’ll become all too easy for students everywhere to play video games on their school-issue laptops instead of listening to their teachers’ lectures. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we answer questions from listeners, including one from a high school tea...
2019-07-03, 23:13

Presidential Pump Fake: Trump Now Says He’s Fine With Colin Kaepernick Playing in the NFL President Donald Trump, the same man that used the NFL protest as feed for his deplorables during one of his many rallies for a job he already has, now says that former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should get another shot at the league....
2019-08-10, 07:52

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
2019-05-21, 21:26

On The Late Show, Aubrey Plaza talks playing her first mom, really wanting to be Catwoman Well, that finally happened. After spending much of her time at Parks And Recreation playing de facto weirdo mother figure to boyfriend/husband/human Labrador Retriever Andy Dwyer, Aubrey Plaza has been cast as her first ever onscreen mother in the Child’s Play remake. In the clip shown on Friday’s ...
2019-06-15, 17:26

State trooper finds man pulled over on the highway playing Pokémon Go on eight different phones Maybe the hype behind Pokémon Go has subsided in your social sphere, but according to Forbes and app-centric news outlets, the app is currently pushing over $2.45 billion in revenue since its debut in 2016. Sure, the mental stimulation given by swiping is an awesome sensation for most of us, but tha...
2019-08-21, 03:13

Trump Says Iran "Playing With Fire" After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached US President Donald Trump has warned that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington....
2019-07-02, 07:13

Rays Suggest Playing Half Their Home Games In Montreal: Seriously, What The Hell? Given all of the problems with the Rays—and there are many—dire situations call for nontraditional thinking. Like hanging out with your friends and smoking a ton of weed and wondering aloud Dude. What if a team could play in two cities? That is probably not how this proposed solution to the Rays’ at...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Through my reclusive, lonely years of infertility, playing piano lifted my spirits Unable to conceive, I retreated into what could have been a very destructive place but making music was the key change my life neededHe wasn’t supposed to be the one. I went to university with plans to reinvent myself, explore new relationships and broaden my cultural horizons. As it was, by the tim...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their performances together are one of the more enjoyable things on the internet. Styles might have piqued Nicks’ interest by bringing her a carrot cake at on...
2019-05-30, 05:39

Cat's out of the bag—Tessa Thompson is playing Eartha Kitt on tonight's Drunk History Though it’ll be a while before we can get our paws on a feature-length Eartha Kitt biopic, Drunk History is bringing the inimitable multi-hyphenate to the small screen tonight. The season-six episode, “Fame,” will center on a specific moment in Kitt’s lifelong activism—the time the erstwhile Catwoma...
2019-07-03, 08:39

Playing Cool Games with Funko, The Adventure Zone, and More in Tabletop News Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about tabletop and roleplaying games. Gen Con 2019 brought us a bunch of exciting announcements for new and upcoming releases. We couldn’t possibly get through all of them, but here are some highlights!Read more......
2019-08-07, 12:39

NYPD cops thought Eric Garner was ‘playing possum’: testimony NYPD cops believed Eric Garner was “playing possum” when he passed out after allegedly being placed in a banned chokehold during his ultimately fatal 2014 arrest, officers testified Tuesday during Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmental trial. “He was unresponsive, yes,”...
2019-05-21, 23:52

Two EKU Baseball Players in Cape Cod Summer Ball League, Others Playing Throughout the Country EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Thirty-one Eastern Kentucky University baseball players are playing in summer baseball leagues throughout the nation and two Colonels are playing in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. Junior to be Daniel Harris IV is playing in the infield for the Brewster White...
2019-06-15, 00:52

From Cyberpunk 2077 to The Outer Worlds: are role-playing games getting too predictable? Two forthcoming games are generating a lot of buzz – but they also suggest the genre is in need of a shakeupIt might be set in space rather than on an Earth ravaged by nuclear war, but there is a strong argument that The Outer Worlds, a forthcoming first-person role-playing game (RPG) by storied dev...
2019-08-20, 14:00

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin working toward playing future PGA Tour events Hamlin said golfing on one of the tours is something he'd love to experience but not until he is truly able to compete at the level of the pros.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

'We're Not Playing Games': SisterSong's Monica Simpson On a New Legal Challenge to Georgia's Abortion Ban Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp challenging the constitutionality of HB 481, which effectively bans abortion after six weeks, before most people know they are pregnan...
2019-07-02, 03:13

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
2019-06-11, 23:52

'A beautiful stage closes': Diego Forlán retires after 21-year playing career ‘What I lived in these 21 years ... I have no words’Luis Suárez pays tribute to Uruguay teammateThe former Manchester United and Uruguay forward Diego Forlán has announced his retirement. The 40-year-old, who also played for Villarreal, Atlético Madrid and Internazionale, revealed his decision on Tw...
2019-08-07, 17:26

Celeb Lawmakers Playing Truant? Data Shows Dismal Lok Sabha Attendance If parliamentary attendance can be compared to performance in examinations, India's celebrity lawmakers would score average marks or less. Data accessed by NDTV has revealed that many of them have......
2019-07-02, 16:26

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
2019-06-18, 17:13

2020 Dem laments party 'playing defense,' cites 'conservative pro-life court' Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, suggested Wednesday that his party kept losing elections -- and subsequently judicial confirmation battles -- because it wasn't being aggressive enough in challenging its opponents....
2019-05-22, 21:13

The Good Place's Manny Jacinto on Your Thirst, Fame and How Playing Dead Has Changed Him Playing dead has been good for Manny Jacinto. As Jason Mendoza, a lovable, doofy airhead, Jacinto is known for stealing scenes in NBC's acclaimed comedy The Good Place. That's not putting......
2019-05-24, 16:13

Two artists built seesaws across the U.S.-Mexico border. Then video of kids playing on them went viral Republicans have been saying the border is a dangerous, lawless place. Two architects built transnational seesaws there in order to prove that theory wrong....
2019-07-31, 18:39

Man accused of intentionally hitting family of ducks playing in puddle in Florida neighborhood LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – People living in a Largo neighborhood are upset after seeing a truck plow through a puddle while a mother duck and her ducklings were playing in the water, killing two of the birds. Police say the man behind the wheel ran the birds down on purpose. “The mom and all her babies ca...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Mind the gap: Djokovic, Federer and Nadal playing at a level the chasing pack cannot reach "For the second Grand Slam in a row, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have reached the semi-final. The trio are on another level over five sets, and they are arguably increasing the gap on the chasing pack, writes Michael Hincks."...
2019-07-10, 23:00

‘Open your eyes’: Rob Baxter hits back at Northampton over Exeter playing style • Director of rugby unhappy at comments from Saints’ Chris Boyd• Joe Marler would make World Cup return in ‘SOS scenario’Exeter’s director of rugby, Rob Baxter, has hit back at accusations his side’s style of play is boring, urging critics to “open your eyes”. The Chiefs face Saracens in the Premier...
2019-05-29, 23:39

Karen Carney: ‘Playing at a World Cup is your dream, don’t fear it, embrace it’ | Suzanne Wrack The Chelsea midfielder is yet to start a game for England in France but expect that to change as the knockout stages begin for a player Phil Neville treasuresAt her second World Cup, Karen Carney is one of the most experienced players in Phil Neville’s side. She is also the most calming presence, on...
2019-06-22, 00:39

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Who is playing Roger Ailes? See the stars in Showtime's new series and the upcoming film Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman star in competing projects about Roger Ailes, the late Fox News CEO accused of sexual harassment in 2016.        ...
2019-06-28, 12:39

Pandas Beat The Heat Playing With Giant Ice Cubes. Watch Adorable Video With temperatures soaring in China, staff members of the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding have come up with a wonderful way to keep their giant pandas happy - with giant ice cubes!...
2019-06-19, 16:39

Cris Tales is a time-traveling homage to Japanese role-playing games Cristales coming in 2020 from Maximum Games indie label Modus, it revealed during the PC Gaming Show today during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.Read More...
2019-06-10, 22:52

Jonathan Tucker and Mark O'Brien on the joys of playing brothers for City On A Hill City On A Hill is a solid, somewhat clichéd take on the classic Boston crime drama, featuring standout performances from leads Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Co-starring in the Showtime series are Jonathan Tucker and Mark O’Brien as brothers Frankie and Jimmy Ryan. They were nice enough to sit down wi...
2019-06-21, 23:13

Lynch: Tiger Woods puts to rest any talk of being a playing captain at Presidents Cup After withdrawing from the Northern Trust, Tiger Woods isn't in the form he needs to play on the Presidents Cup team he will captain in December.        ...
2019-08-10, 02:26

Nate Lashley's inspiring story: A plane crash and the will to keep playing golf Nate Lashley lost parents, girlfriend in a 2004 plane crash and bounced around smaller tours while selling real estate before career turned around.        ...
2019-06-30, 06:26

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
2019-05-22, 05:01

We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch chann We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch channel! I gotta say: I thought PLAYING a Dragon Quest was my favorite activity. Then I tried BUILDING one. And buddy are MY arms tired!...
2019-07-12, 19:52

How Gun Control Groups Leveled the Playing Field Amid Mass Shootings, Though Obstacles Remain The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
2019-08-05, 02:52

See the Moment Joey King Found Out She's an Emmy Nominee for Playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard That's Joey King, Emmy nominee to you. The Act star received her very first Emmy nomination for playing Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the Hulu miniseries about the real life events......
2019-07-17, 03:39

Action role-playing game Indivisible, crowdfunded in 2015 by the makers of Skullgirls, launches on P Action role-playing game Indivisible, crowdfunded in 2015 by the makers of Skullgirls, launches on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 on October 8 in North America, with a Switch release later in 2019. I played the prototype back in 2015 and can’t wait to get my hands on the whole shebang....
2019-08-08, 20:13

Webb Simpson calls for rules change after playing through cracked driver at Northern Trust After Webb Simpson had a 'funny' drive on the third hole, he noticed a crack in his driver. He wasn't allowed to swap it out.        ...
2019-08-10, 12:52

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his time as a US spy during World War II. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Morris "M...
2019-07-22, 01:13

Jack White talks The Raconteurs’ ‘Help Us Stranger,’ phone-free shows and playing in Canada The former White Stripes frontman spoke with Global News about The Raconteurs' long-awaited global comeback and its highly-anticipated album, 'Help Us Stranger.'...
2019-06-21, 15:26

Kevin Durant paid the price for playing hurt. Robert Griffin III can feel his pain. Few athletes understands exactly what Kevin Durant went through in Game 5, but Robert Griffin III knows the internal and external pressure associated with returning from injury -- and suffering the worst-case scenario-- better than most....
2019-06-11, 21:52

Packers coach Matt LaFleur suffers torn Achilles tendon playing basketball Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur will be confined to a cart for the remaining organized team activity sessions and mandatory minicamp.        ...
2019-05-31, 22:26

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? | Splinter NO COVER-UP COLLUSION MUELLER PEL...
2019-05-23, 06:52

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt to portray former U.S. president Barack Obama. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier airline, quickly faced backlash on social media for the video, whi...
2019-07-04, 17:39

Playing ‘the best match of my life,’ Simona Halep dominates Serena Williams for Wimbledon title Halep was brilliant and Williams struggled as the seventh-seeded Romanian needed just 56 minutes to claim her first Wimbledon title and second Grand Slam crown....
2019-07-14, 11:00

Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
2019-05-28, 22:39

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Trevor Noah slams Scarlett Johansson for comments about playing transgender character: ‘Imagery is powerful’ Trevor Noah shared his thoughts on recent comments made by Scarlett Johansson where he criticized the actress for not understanding the “luxury” she has in Hollywood that minorities don’t....
2019-07-18, 20:13

Bruins' Zdeno Chara joins tradition of playing through pain, starts Game 5 with jaw injury Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is wearing a full face shield as he starts Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues.        ...
2019-06-07, 04:26

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
2019-05-22, 05:01

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
2019-06-10, 21:52

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play "Super Mario Maker 2" at a recent event in New Yo...
2019-05-29, 00:26

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
2019-05-22, 12:26

#WhiteNoise: Garner, NC Cops Raided a Black Woman’s Home After Neighbor Complained of Her Playing “Islamic Jihadist” Malcolm X Speeches On Thursday a gang of police officers in Garner, North Carolina raided Mikisa Thompson’s house in the middle of the night for playing Malcolm X speeches “too loudly”....
2019-05-23, 05:52

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Shang-Chi star Simu Liu asked Marvel about playing Shang-Chi on Twitter 8 months ago Even for established actors, finding work can be painfully disheartening. You can kill an audition, only not to get a callback for any number of reasons completely unrelated to your performance. Maybe you’re an inch too short, your eyes the wrong shade of green, or the casting director had a weird t...
2019-07-22, 20:39

Lizzo, the flute playing rap star, is back in the studio with a 'really different' sound Lizzo has been everywhere this summer, from the radio to the movies. Like what you've heard? Good news: The artist returned to the studio.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Lizzo, the flute-playing singer, is back in the studio with a 'really different' sound Lizzo has been everywhere this summer, from the radio to the movies. Like what you've heard? Good news: The artist returned to the studio.        ...
2019-08-09, 02:52

Jeff Daniels: playing Atticus Finch 'role of a lifetime' Jeff Daniels calls playing Atticus Finch in the stage adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' the "role of a lifetime." The Tony-nominee says the classic story still “slaps white America in the face.” (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29, 12:00

Patriots QB Tom Brady on retirement: Hard 'to imagine doing anything else' than playing Just a few days shy of turning 42, Tom Brady addressed questions about retirement and his contract with the New England Patriots.       ...
2019-08-01, 03:52

Charles Barkley says he would 'knock the hell out of Drake' if he was still playing Charles Barkley weighed in on Drake's sideline behavior during TNT's pregame show. It was classic Barkley.        ...
2019-05-24, 12:13

'90210' revival features cast members playing themselves "Beverly Hills, 90210" is back! Fox's new revival, "BH 90210," brings back the legendary cast to play "heightened versions of themselves."        ...
2019-08-08, 19:52

'Jeopardy!' phenom James Holzhauer is playing in the World Series of Poker James Holzhauer, who captivated the nation with his "Jeopardy!" run, is entering two World Series of Poker events this summer.       ...
2019-06-23, 05:13

Three Generations of Andretti's Predict Indy 500 While Playing Mario's Classic Sega Game Mario Andretti won the Indy 500 50 years ago, his grandson Marco will compete in the race this year. Watch as Marco races his father Michael on Sega.        ...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the world, but a well-crafted solo experience has the u...
2019-08-18, 14:26

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
2019-05-22, 05:01

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
2019-05-22, 02:26

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton shoots for the moon playing Elton John in bold new musical Taron Egerton is on a high pressure but exhilarating ride as he prepares to show the world his audacious, R-rated Elton John musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
2019-05-28, 18:39

'Rocketman' hurts: Playing Elton John required falling down stairs, singing underwater Taron Egerton paid his dues playing a struggling Elton John in 'Rocketman.' That's really him falling down stairs and even trying to sing underwater.        ...
2019-06-03, 10:00

Donnie Wahlberg reflects on his all-consuming 'Sixth Sense' journey playing Vincent Gray Donnie Wahlberg had to prove himself, and suffer for real, playing Vincent Gray in "The Sixth Sense" 20 years ago. "I went to a really dark place."        ...
2019-08-06, 05:39

Judi Dench turns 'Cats' catastrophe into triumph playing Old Deuteronomy in movie version Judi Dench will star in the upcoming "Cats" movie 38 years after she had to pull out of the original London production of the famed musical.        ...
2019-07-19, 06:52

Missing out on Hall of Fame doesn't upset former pitcher Tommy John. He's too busy playing golf Former MLB pitcher Tommy John says he doesn't worry about missing out on the Hall of Fame. He is too busy thinking his way through a round of golf.       ...
2019-07-20, 17:52

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president....
2019-07-25, 08:00

Mike Krzyzewski: Zion Williamson not in 'playing shape,' should've skipped summer league Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski said former Blue Devils star Zion Williamson should've skipped the NBA summer league because he's not in shape.       ...
2019-07-15, 21:52

Nick Kyrgios rants at Queen's Club officials after 'playing FIFA until 3am' Nick Kyrgios accused officials of "rigging" his first-round match at the Fever-Tree Championships and admonished himself for "playing FIFA until 3am"....
2019-06-20, 18:00

CBOE Wins Three Top Awards: CHICAGO, IL - February 26, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that it has received industry awards recognizing the exchange's leadership in three areas....
2019-05-21, 22:26

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
2019-07-07, 22:52

Pagenaud wins Indy 500 and a job Roger Penske had heard the 'scuttlebutt' and surely Simon Pagenaud must have heard the whispers that his job was on the line in the run up to Sunday's Indianapolis 500....
2019-05-27, 04:26

Cousins: I'm .500 QB, need wins for 'next level' Kirk Cousins on Wednesday acknowledged that he's a .500 quarterback for his career and needs to lead the Vikings to victories to get to the next level....
2019-06-12, 23:26

They met playing 'Call of Duty' online. Then their cross-country feud became a 'swatting' hoax A cross-country feud between two men arguing on a telephone line escalated to a "swatting" hoax that locked down a school and evacuated a Walmart.       ...
2019-06-19, 19:13

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
2019-07-22, 03:13

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunday....
2019-05-27, 04:26

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
2019-06-03, 20:26

Juventus wins race for $84.3m 19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, has completed his move to Juventus for a fee of $84.3 million....
2019-07-18, 15:13

The Latest: Gauff, 15, wins again at Wimbledon American teenager Coco Gauff extended her stay at the All England Club by dispatching former semifinalist Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-3 in the second round        ...
2019-07-04, 09:26

CBOE Wins in ISE Patent Suit CHICAGO, IL - March 14, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the federal court in Chicago ended the trial on the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) patent suit. ISE had sued CBOE for alleged infringement of ISE's patent relating to an "automated exchange." ...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Rea crashes as Bautista wins Superpole "Alvaro Bautista took his 14th win of the season on Sunday as he triumphed in the Superpole race in Italy, with title rival Jonathan Rea suffering a crash."...
2019-06-23, 12:52

| De Plus wins BinckBank Tour for first title Belgian rider Laurens De Plus clinched overall victory in the BinckBank Tour when he was part of a small breakaway late in the seventh and final stage....
2019-08-18, 22:26

Most wins all time in NASCAR Cup Series Who has claimed the most victories in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series? A look at the drivers in order of most wins.       ...
2019-06-19, 12:13

No. 1 Ash Barty wins on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon Ash Barty played her first match as the No. 1 player in the world on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon, and she won        ...
2019-07-02, 16:52

CBOE Wins in S&P Index Dispute CHICAGO, IL - May 13, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Supreme Court of the United States denied the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) petition to review the Illinois Appellate Court's decision that permanently restrained and enjoined ISE from listin...
2019-05-21, 22:26

War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico War of Will, which was impeded by Maximum Security in the controversial Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, bounced back Saturday and finished first at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore....
2019-05-21, 20:52

Brewer clear No. 1 QB after Baylor goes from 1 to 7 wins Charlie Brewer is the clear No. 1 quarterback for Baylor after the Bears went from one win to seven wins last season       ...
2019-08-12, 22:26

Column: Reed wins big events and now just needs to win more Column: Patrick Reed brings a top 5 game to the biggest events and now needs to win more to get among top 5        ...
2019-08-12, 22:52

| Pagenaud wins 103rd Indianapolis 500 France's Simon Pagenaud won the 103rd Indianapolis 500, holding off Alexander Rossi in a fierce finishing duel to win America's fabled race for the first time....
2019-05-26, 23:39

Kirron Kher Wins From Chandigarh BJP's Kirron Kher has won from Chandigarh with 46,970 votes. Her next closest contestant was Pawan Kumar Bansal of the Congress who bagged 1,84,218 votes....
2019-05-25, 13:13

Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad – who wins? IN his two most recent contests, Josh Warrington has been the underdog. He wasn’t expected to wrest the IBF featherweight title away from Lee Selby in May last year, but he did. He wasn’t expected to successfully retain his belt against Carl Frampton seven months later, but he did. This Saturday (Ju...
2019-06-11, 11:26

Stars and Stripes (and Wins) Forever The United States women’s team has always played against its history as much as flesh-and-blood opponents. On Sunday, the current edition raised the bar ever higher....
2019-07-07, 23:52

The Latest: Federer wins 2nd set against Djokovic Roger Federer has won the second set against Novak Djokovic 6-1 to level the men's Wimbledon final at 1-1        ...
2019-07-14, 17:26

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Time Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands....
2019-07-08, 03:52

Man wins $200,000 months after $50,000 lottery jackpot A North Carolina man who won a $50,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket in January had luck strike a second time in the form of a $200,000 prize....
2019-07-11, 18:00

Iran says Trump playing 'very dangerous game,' risking 'devastating war' Iran’s ambassador to the U.K. called the Trump administration's military deployment because of unspecified Iranian threats a "serious miscalculation."        ...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23, 02:13

Apple Wins Patent for a Foldable Screen Moving ahead with its foldable smartphone ambition, Apple has managed to win a patent for a foldable screen which could be used on iPhones and other devices....
2019-05-29, 18:52

Tobin Heath Declares War On Sweden, Wins It’s truly a crime that we missed out on 90 minutes of Tobin Heath in the U.S.’s last game against Chile, but today against Sweden, the magical American winger came back with a vengeance. In the 50th minute, Heath’s deadly feet took on an overmatched opponent in Sweden defender Jonna Andersson and o...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Marianne Vos wins LA Course 2019 after powerful finish in Pau Netherlands rider claims her second La Course title ‘To win now again on a different circuit is a very special feeling’Marianne Vos won her second La Course title with a powerful attack up the climb to the finish in Pau. It is the Netherlands rider’s first title in the race since the debut edition i...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
2019-07-31, 17:39

The Latest: Cardi B wins for best album at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Cardi B is the winner for the best album at the Sunday’s BET Awards. The Grammy-winning rapper pranced up the stairs to accept her award wearing a lime g...
2019-06-24, 03:26

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0 The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

All the wins, all the feels: Get it delivered with For the Love of the Game(s) There are endless stories in the world of sports that are dying to be told. We'll bring you the best of them, all delivered right to your inbox.        ...
2019-06-06, 12:39

Piccoli wins the Prologue of the Tour of Utah "Canada\u0027s James Piccoli pulled off a surprise win in the Prologue of the Tour of Utah, winning the time trial by five seconds over Lawson Craddock."...
2019-08-13, 04:52

Djokovic wins third set vs Bautista Agut at Wimbledon Defending champion Novak Djokovic is one set away from his sixth Wimbledon final.The top-ranked Serb won the third set to lead his semifinal against Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 4-6, 6-3        ...
2019-07-12, 16:39

Bautista Agut wins 2nd set against Djokovic at Wimbledon Roberto Bautista Agut has evened his Wimbledon semifinal against Novak Djokovic after winning the second set 6-4       ...
2019-07-12, 16:13

U.S. wins World Cup with a final four-star performance The United States won the title for a record fourth time, capping a dominant showing that sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
2019-07-08, 00:26

Djokovic wins 1st set against Bautista Agut at Wimbledon Defending champion Novak Djokovic has won the first set 6-2 in his Wimbledon semifinal against Roberto Bautista Agut       ...
2019-07-12, 15:13

Carrie Underwood breaks record for most CMT wins Carrie Underwood won her 20th CMT Music Award last night, making her the most celebrated in the awards’ history. USA Today reports that Underwood won two prizes at the fan-voted show, including video of the year for “Cry Pretty” and female video of the year for “Love Wins.” (The awards are voted on ...
2019-06-06, 21:39

| Verstappen wins Austrian GP as stewards investigate Max Verstappen won the Austrian GP after overtaking Charles Leclerc's Ferrari in the closing laps with the stewards announcing an inquiry into the manoeuvre....
2019-07-01, 07:39

Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers Lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson have combined for 5 wins in Connecticut, but will be in the same Travelers field for the 1st time this week.        ...
2019-06-20, 09:00

Woods wins Masters to end decade in the wilderness "Tiger Woods completed one of sport\u0027s great all-time comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National Golf Club."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

U.S. Wins Record Fourth World Cup Title Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first....
2019-07-07, 23:52

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60-year-old pop diva also ensured the night would never be forgotten....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Pavan wins BMW International Open after playoff MUNICH (AP) — Andrea Pavan defeated Matthew Fitzpatrick in a playoff to win the BMW International Open on Sunday. The Italian carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 in the final round to finish 15-under 273 overall, as did Fitzpatrick (69) after a bogey on the 17th hole. The English player birdied the final...
2019-06-23, 19:39

| Maritzburg in pole position after two playoff wins Maritzburg United took a big step towards securing their Absa Premiership safety after recording a hard-fought victory over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila....
2019-05-23, 09:26

Merck wins U.S. FDA approval for expanded use of antibiotic The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-new-treatment-hospital-acquired-and-ventilator-associated-bacterial-pneumonia on Monday it approved expanded use of Merck & Co Inc's antibiotic to treat hospital-acquired pneumonia in patients...
2019-06-04, 00:01

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship by 2 shots Brooks Koepka didn’t crack despite four straight bogeys on the inward nine and saved himself from wasting the largest 54-hole lead in a major.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

The Warm-Up: An idiot’s guide to FIFA PR wins "Jack Lang celebrates yesterday\u0027s World Cup news (kind of), enjoys some vintage Big Mick, and prepares for a summer of kooky transfer announcement videos..."...
2019-05-23, 10:00

Lockheed Martin wins two contracts for F-35 upgrades Lockheed Martin won contracts valued at $32.1 million and $12 million for modifications to F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter planes, the Pentagon said....
2019-08-20, 20:26

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal....
2019-07-23, 16:26

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Toyota wins Le Mans again despite late drama Alonso, Buemi and Nakajima took victory Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima claim glory after late puncture delays sister car Toyota took full advantage of its open goal to win a second consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. But even without opposition in the top LMP1 hybrid cla...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Pfizer's Avastin biosimilar wins FDA approval Pfizer Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster cancer treatment Avastin....
2019-06-28, 20:13

Why this could year the NL finally wins the All-Star Game LAS VEGAS — The 90th MLB All-Star Game will be played Tuesday night at Progressive Field, its first time in Cleveland since 1997. The recent history of the game has been one-way traffic, with the American League winning the past six, including five games in National League parks. The AL, with a 44-4...
2019-07-10, 02:13

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a controversial Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the title in a kitsch competition that found itself dancing around an uncomfortably political spotlight....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Actor wins $1.9M payout on #MeToo case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist, CNN affiliate SBS News reported Thursday....
2019-05-24, 08:26

Strasburg 10 years later: Sizing up his trip from No. 1 to 100 wins A decade after being the top pick in the MLB draft, the Nationals right-hander remains a bit of an enigma, still battling to live up to expectations....
2019-06-05, 10:13

VW wins copyright case over Beetle design The daughter of Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who helped to create the original VW Beetle, sought compensation for the part her father's design played in the success of the venerable car over more than 70 years, particularly more recent models....
2019-06-21, 20:26

Source: Donaldson wins appeal; ban dropped Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson won his appeal and will not be suspended for a benches-clearing incident with the Pirates earlier this month, a source told ESPN....
2019-06-22, 01:26

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not ready, but will the Redskins play him anyway or try ...
2019-08-18, 16:52

Mickelson feels the heat as Thomas wins BMW Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
2019-08-19, 16:39

Thomas wins BMW Championship by three strokes over Cantlay Justin Thomas faltered in the final round at the BMW Championship on Sunday but held on for an ultimately comfortable three-stroke victory at Medinah in suburban Chicago....
2019-08-19, 00:26

Anthony Van Dyck wins Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck found racing room at a key moment and went on to win Saturday's Derby at Epsom, handing trainer Aidan O'Brien his seventh win in the Classic....
2019-06-01, 22:52

The Latest: Nadal wins 2nd set against Federer at Wimbledon Rafael Nadal won the second set of his Wimbledon semifinal against Roger Federer 6-1 to level the match at 1-1        ...
2019-07-12, 19:39

Spain make it three wins out of three with victory over Faroes "Spain eased to their third win from three games in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign by beating the Faroe Islands 4-1 away on Friday to stay two points clear at the top of Group F."...
2019-06-08, 01:00

Kid wins VidCon by cosplaying as an apology video Each year, tech industry executives, talent scouters, digital content creators, and prepubescent fans embark on a pilgrimage to Anaheim, California to attend VidCon, a weekend long event that celebrates online videos and digital media, but mostly YouTube and Instagram. While major vloggers and Insta...
2019-07-15, 21:26

Malawi president narrowly wins reelection Peter Mutharika was narrowly reelected Malawi's president in a vote marred by fraud allegations. The opposition had filed an injunction after the electoral commission received many complaints of ballot irregularities....
2019-05-27, 21:52

Dovizioso wins last corner thriller in Austria "Andrea Dovizioso passed MotoGP champion Marc Marquez at the last corner to win the Austrian Grand Prix for Ducati on Sunday and trim the Spaniard\u0027s overall lead to 58 points."...
2019-08-11, 21:00

CBOE Wins Index Options Litigation Against ISE CHICAGO, July 8, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Circuit Court of Cook County has ruled in favor of CBOE, CME Group Index Services, LLC (CGIS) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. regarding the index options litigation br...
2019-05-22, 02:26

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivative Securities," held by International Securities ...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Cavendish out of Tour, still stuck on 30 stage wins Mark Cavendish won't get a chance this month to overhaul Eddy Merckx's record of 34 stage victories at the Tour de France       ...
2019-07-02, 15:13

Cameron Wins GOP Nomination For Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Daniel Cameron, a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General. Cameron defeated state Sen. Wil Schroder on Tuesday night. Both candidates touted President Trump’s proposed border wall and battled over their c...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Mr And Mrs, Old And New. Love Wins With Anushka-Virat And Sophie-Joe Two posts on Instagram from different ends of the world prove that old or new, nothing can bring a smile to your face quite like love can. The first came from India captain Virat Kohli, and the second......
2019-07-04, 21:26

The Latest: Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s pri...
2019-05-22, 02:26

IRS Wins Again in Closely Watched Intel Tax Case A federal appeals court upheld tax regulations on certain cross-border cost-sharing agreements within corporations, delivering a victory for the Internal Revenue Service over Intel Corp. in a case closely watched by tech companies....
2019-06-07, 22:39

Australia's Barty wins French Open Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport....
2019-06-09, 02:00

Sir Winston wins Belmont Stakes by a length Sir Winston won the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes, giving trainer Mark Casse a second straight Triple Crown victory after he won the Preakness with War of Will....
2019-06-09, 05:00

FC Tucson wins before pre-Independence Day Fireworks Celebration TUCSON – The Old Pueblo’s hometown soccer team scored early and often against Toronto FC II and walked away with a 3-1 victory at the Kino Sports Complex. FC Tucson will now go on a road swing and won’t play at home in the Old Pueblo again until August 24. Here’s more from We...
2019-07-04, 08:39

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
2019-06-18, 21:26

Wiesberger wins Scottish Open in playoff over Hebert Austrian Bernd Wiesberger made hard work of it but eventually won the Scottish Open when he beat Benjamin Hebert in a playoff in North Berwick on Sunday....
2019-07-15, 00:39

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
2019-06-09, 15:39

Officer who used stun gun on child wins appeal of suspension CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati police officer suspended after using a stun gun to shock an 11-year-old girl he suspected of stealing from a supermarket and who ignored his commands to stop has successfully appealed his seven-day suspension. An arbitrator recently determined the city policy in effect when...
2019-06-13, 12:13

CFM wins blockbuster jet engine order from IndiGo -sources Engine maker CFM International is poised to announce one of the world's largest jet engine orders with a deal for more than 600 engines from India's IndiGo, industry sources said....
2019-06-13, 01:52

Washington will rack up points and wins behind stud transfer QB Jacob Eason, once targeted to be Georgia’s quarterback of the future, is turning back the clock. A five-star local recruit, Eason has come home to star for Washington. He transferred after two years at Georgia, where he lost the starting job to Jake Fromm. The 6-foot-6 Eason’s right arm is a rifle a...
2019-07-10, 02:13

Brett Moffitt wins at Chicagoland for 2nd straight season JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Brett Moffitt won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway for the second year Friday night, building a big lead for his second victory of the season. And this time the defending series champion got to celebrate with a burnout in the No. 24 GMS Chevrolet. Two weeks ag...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to th...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Center-right coalition wins Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona MADRID (AP) — A conservative has been sworn in as the new mayor of Madrid in the first major political shift enabled by the far-right’s gains in last month’s Spanish local and regional elections. The Popular Party’s José Luis Martínez-Almeida replaces the far-left administration le...
2019-06-15, 12:26

Swimming: Sun wins men's 400 freestyle gold at world championships China's Sun Yang won his fourth straight 400 meters freestyle title at the world swimming championships on Sunday, touching home first in a time of 3:42.44....
2019-07-21, 20:52

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
2019-06-12, 23:39

McIlroy threatens 59, wins Canadian Open by seven shots Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short of that magic number as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday....
2019-06-10, 01:39

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted. Tokayev became...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp, held by Darlene Wright, after winning 2019 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) _____ Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog C...
2019-06-22, 19:26

Greg Hardy wins latest UFC fight in just 45 seconds Like him or not, you’re going to be seeing more of Greg Hardy in the UFC. The former NFL defensive lineman won his sixth professional MMA fight Saturday night, defeating Juan Adams 45 seconds into the heavyweight bout by TKO. Hardy is 2-1 since joining UFC. Adams had called Hardy out before th...
2019-07-21, 18:39

Rossi wins IndyCar race at Road America ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away from the rest of the field to win Sunday’s IndyCar race at Road America. Rossi led 54 of 55 laps, only relinquishing the lead when he made pit stops, and finished more than 28 second...
2019-06-23, 21:13

Viviani completes set of grand tour stage wins Italy’s Elia Viviani completed his set of grand tour stage wins when he claimed the fourth stage of the Tour de France, a 213.5-km flat ride from Reims on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 23:00

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
2019-06-15, 01:39

World No. 1 Alaphilippe wins Tour de France Stage 4 World No. 1 Julian Alaphilippe of Deceuninck-Quick Step captured Stage 3 and the yellow jersey on Monday as the Tour de France made its way into its namesake country for the first time in this year's race....
2019-07-08, 20:00

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast by members of the ruling Conservative Party. R...
2019-07-23, 14:13