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Back in the dugout: White Sox hire La Russa as manager

Tony La Russa, who won two World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals, is returning to manage the Chicago White Sox 34 years after they fired him.

Biden is winning nationally, but the states actually decide. What are they telling us?

We’ve been checking into the state polling every Thursday for several months, and it’s hard to believe, but we’re out of Thursdays! I’ll do one more of these on Monday or Tuesday, but we’re pretty much at the end. Nothing much will change the dynami

The awesome StormBox Micro wireless speaker now costs less than $33 - CNET

Tribit's new StormBox Micro Bluetooth speaker stacks up well against Bose's $100 SoundLink Micro. For a limited time, it's just $32.49 with a code.

NFL 2020: How to watch Falcons vs. Panthers on Thursday Night Football without cable - CNET

You don't need cable to watch Thursday Night Football on Fox, Amazon Prime Video and the NFL Network.

Five days out, do state polls give us any reason for concern?

We’ve been checking into the state polling every Thursday for several months, and it’s hard to believe, but we’re out of Thursdays! I’ll do one more of these on Monday or Tuesday, but we’re pretty much at the end. Nothing much will change the dynami

Commissary Club wants to help formerly incarcerated people find community

Y Combinator-backed employment platform 70 Million Jobs is launching a new social network geared toward helping formerly incarcerated individuals connect with each other. While 70 Million Jobs focuses on helping people with criminal records find jobs, Commiss

ACC championship game scheduled for Dec. 19

The two teams with the highest winning percentages in conference games will compete for the championship on the final Saturday before Christmas.

White Sox hire Hall of Famer Tony La Russa as manager

La Russa has not managed since leading the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series title in 2011.

'Improving' Jayhawks seek first win against No. 23 Iowa State

Iowa State Cyclones-Kansas Jayhawks college football preview

A good night for Democrats in Texas—now a tossup—could blow up GOP politics for years to come

A Democratic victory in Texas could upend Republicans' electoral map for a decade or more, and yet that's exactly the precipice the GOP is facing. Two political prognosticators changed their ratings of the Lone Star State Wednesday from Lean/Tilt Republican t

Asteroid Ryugu shaken by Hayabusa2's impactor

Hayabusa2 mission members discovered more than 200 boulders, which either newly appeared or moved as a result of the artificial impact crater created by the Japanese spacecraft's Small Carry-on Impactor. Boulders were disturbed within a 30m radius from the im

In the last days of the campaign, Trump wallows in his contempt for his supporters

It's no surprise that Trump thinks his supporters are a bunch of morons. Now he isn't even pretending any longer

Indians stunningly put All-Star closer Brad Hand on waivers

Hand, 30, led the American League with 16 saves this year and posted a 22-to-4 K/BB ratio with a 2.05 ERA over the life of 22 innings.

Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew dealing with lingering thumb injury

Minshew hasn't been all bad, according to ESPN Stats & Information, as he's responsible for the league's third-best passer rating and fourth-best completion percentage in third-down situations.

Julian Edelman will miss several games after undergoing knee surgery

Even with his struggles this season, Edelman is New England's leading receiver, and his absence will make turning things around on offense that much more difficult.

Two weeks left to score early bird savings at TC Sessions: Space 2020

NASA just made history by landing a spacecraft on an asteroid. If that kind of technical achievement carbonates your glass of Tang, join us on December 16-17 for TC Sessions: Space 2020, an event dedicated to early-stage space startups. We’ve launched early

NASA needs your help unloading items on the moon - CNET

The Lunar Delivery Challenge is soliciting ideas on how to transport goods via rovers and unload them onto the moon's surface.

Disney's RC Baby Yoda doll now available for pre-order - CNET

Created by Mattel, the Baby Yoda doll costs $70.

3D-scanning Canvas app shows what iPhone 12 Pro's lidar can do - CNET

House-scanning app Canvas works with lidar on the iPhone 12 Pro, but also scans without it. The difference is accuracy.

Shriram Transport Finance Q2 net profit down 11% to Rs 685 crore

The non-banking lender added that the actual impact on ECL provisions may vary due to prevailing uncertainty caused by the pandemic.

Rajasthan’s phosphate mines deprive villagers of land, livelihood, health


Yuvraj Singh buys stake in Wellversed at Rs 100 crore valuation

Founded in 2018, Wellversed offers products for all kinds of dietary regimes aiming to enable dietary shift without the need for any behavioural change.

College football Week 9: Picks and preview

One week into the Big Ten's return to play, and already a game has been canceled following a COVID-19 outbreak within the Wisconsin  program. Meanwhile, Florida  appears set to return to the field after its own issues with the novel coronavirus.  These ar

Mahomes is 'just a normal guy' sharing his life with the world

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes' innate maturity has been evident since the Kansas City Chiefs selected him in the first round of the 2017 draft.

Some of the mystery around why Barr was so anxious to fire U.S. Attorney Berman has been solved

In June, Attorney General William Barr suddenly announced the resignation of U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman. There was only one problem—Berman had not resigned, and he wasn’t going to resign. So Barr fired him. Berman disputed Barr’s ability to remo

Where were Jupiter and Saturn born?

New work reveals the likely original locations of Saturn and Jupiter. These findings refine our understanding of the forces that determined our Solar System's unusual architecture, including the ejection of an additional planet between Saturn and Uranus, ensu

How the immune system deals with the gut's plethora of microbes

New research suggests that our immune system may play an active role in shaping the digestive-tract flora, which is tightly linked to health and disease.

Buzz kill: Ogre-faced spiders 'hear' airborne prey with their legs

In the dark of night, ogre-faced spiders with dominating big eyes dangle from a silk frame to cast a web and capture their ground prey. But these spiders also can capture insects flying behind them with precision, and scientists have now confirmed how.

Palou replaces Rosenqvist at Ganassi for 2021

The news confirms that the legendary Chip Ganassi Racing powerhouse will expand to four cars for the first time since 2017, following yesterday’s announcement that Marcus Ericsson is returning to the #8 car, to join six-time champion Scott Dixon and seven-t

Dodgers advised to quarantine after Justin Turner COVID-19 diagnosis

MLB is investigating Turner's actions and blasted the third baseman in an official statement less than 24 hours after the Dodgers clinched the title. 

Developer productivity tools startup Raycast raises $2.7M from Accel

Workplace SaaS tools for teams have seen rocket ship growth in the past several years, and that adoption has given rise to a host of software tools geared towards improving individual productivity. Many of the startups behind these tools see building a cult f

Many Cubans hope US election will lead to renewed ties

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) - Not so long ago the tables at Woow!!! restaurant in Havana were filled with tourists ordering mojitos and plates of grilled octopus. But as President Donald Trump rolled back Obama-era measures opening Cuba relations, the restaurant grew i

Mizzou looks to keep rolling against rested, possibly rusty Gators

Missouri Tigers-Florida Gators college football preview

Julian Edelman expected to miss time with knee injury

Though he is clearly showing signs of age and his production has dropped off, losing him could make things even worse for the Patriots.

Analyst: Cowboys 'made a mistake' hiring Mike McCarthy: 'It's time to hit the reset button'

It's hard to argue with Woody's analysis of McCarthy and Nolan so far, as neither has shown much ability to take the Cowboys to the next level. If anything, the team has regressed to one of the worst in the NFL.

NFL Week 8: Picks and preview

And then there was one. As Week 8 commences, the Pittsburgh Steelers stand as the sole remaining unbeaten team in the league, and their futile counterpart is the New York Jets.

Watch the Birdie: A Restored Brass Gadget Dating Back 140 Years Reveals a Historic Photography Trick

 Prior to asking subjects to grin and “say cheese,” photographers would entreat those awaiting a portrait to “watch the birdie.” Now generally out of use, the phrase dates back to 1879 and references a technique to capture both kids

'Pray for his balls': Premier League sensation Rodriguez 'received treatment to soothe testicles' after Van Dijk low blow

New Everton star James Rodriguez, who has been lauded as the best player in the Premier League since his summer switch from Real Madrid, has reportedly received pressure treatment on a sensitive area after an agonizing collision. Read Full Article at

'You are not Zlatan, do not challenge the virus': AC Milan icon Ibrahimovic leads 'wear a mask' campaign after recovery from Covid

AC Milan icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fronting a Covid-19 safety campaign in Italy a month after testing positive for the virus. Read Full Article at

‘Radical Islamic terrorist attacks’ must stop! Trump tweets support for France after Nice church attack

Donald Trump has tweeted support for France after a brutal attack which killed three people inside a church in Nice, calling for an immediate end to “Radical Islamic” terrorist attacks he said no country can tolerate for long. Read Full Article at
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