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Russell Wilson had a rehab specialist live with him for a week to help overcome a knee injury before carving up the Jets in Week 4

Russell Wilson's performance on Sunday neared perfection. On the road, against a tough Jets defense, the Seahawks quarterback completed 72% of his passes (23-for-32) for 309 yards and three touchdowns.<p>That Wilson even played against the Jets was itself impressive. That he played, and posted a …

2015 NFL Draft: Predictions for This Year's Star Prospects

The 2015 NFL draft is less than a week away, and that means it's time to start making some solid predictions. We have all the information we're going to have at this point in the offseason, barring an extremely ill-timed quandary, legal or otherwise, by one of this year's top prospects.<p>The order of …

A top NFL prospect got caught with pot 3 days before the draft, and it could cost him millions

The pass rusher was pulled over for speeding in Missouri early Monday morning when a police officer searched his car and found a small amount of marijuana, according to ESPN. Ray was issued a citation and was able to drive himself from the scene. He apologized in a statement and confirmed he was …

Deron Williams fires back, lifts Nets to series-tying win - Brooklyn Nets Blog - ESPN

NEW YORK -- The criticism of Deron Williams ratcheted up before the playoffs even began.<p>Just before the start of the 2015 postseason, ex-Brooklyn Net …

Cavs' Love likely done for season with shoulder injury

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs.<p>His first …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple announced its Q2 earnings yesterday. It beat expectations, largely thanks to strong iPhone sales.</b> It sold 61.2 million iPhone units, versus an expected figure of 58.1 million.<p><b>2. Google is creating a €150 million grant to support journalism in Europe.</b> The Digital News Initiative is being …

Apple could sell 46M iPhones this quarter, analyst predicts

Apple may be on track to sell 46 million iPhones this quarter, a healthy boost from the 35 million units sold a year ago.<p>That prediction comes from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster following Apple's earnings results for the just-ended quarter.<p>Based on Apple's financial guidance for the current …

Want the best Apple Watch display? Get a Sport model

Splurging on a gold or steel Apple Watch might get you a fancier timepiece, but there's one thing you won't get: the best possible display. DisplayMate has taken a close look at the OLED screen in the smartwatch, and it notes that sapphire carries its share of drawbacks over the toughened glass in …

Uber’s food delivery service is coming to New York City and Chicago

Uber has announced that it’s bringing its meal-delivery service UberEats to New York City and Chicago.<p>The service originally launched in August last year as UberFresh in LA. It rebranded as UberEats when it expanded to Barcelona in February this year.<p>UberEats is integrated into the company’s …

Chandlers Parsons, DeMar Derozan make USA Basketball's training camp roster

Chandler Parsons and DeMar DeRozan were late additions to the training camp roster for Team USA as it prepares for the 2014 World Cup in Spain.<p>USA Basketball finalized its 19-man training camp roster by adding Chandler Parsons and DeMar DeRozan to a group of players vying for roster spots on the …

Apple Facing Production Issues with iPhone 6 as 5.5-Inch Version May Be Delayed Until 2015

The launch of Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed into 2015 as Apple's production issues with the smaller 4.7-inch version will likely carry over into the larger model, according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Production bottlenecks on 4.7-inch iPhone 6 center on the …

Google prepares modular phone dev kits (but your idea had better be good)

If you're a developer eager to start tinkering with Google's Project Ara modular phone technology as quickly as possible, it's time to get in line. The company has started taking requests for test boards; if you fill out the form before July 18th and meet Google's expectations, you could have …

Evrythng and Thinfilm collaborate on smart labels and barcodes for the internet of things

Evrythng, the atrociously named, Cisco(s csco)-backed British startup that wants to provide the identity management layer for the internet of things, …

Apple is refused Touch ID trademark by USPTO – has six months to respond

<i>Patently Apple</i> reports that the US Patent & Trademark Office has refused Apple’s application for a trademark in Touch ID. The decision – made in May but only now made public – is because another company already holds a trademark for Kronos Touch ID, and there is a “likelihood of confusion” given …

Qatar World Cup 2022: Investigator nears probe conclusion

<b>Fifa investigator and New York lawyer Michael Garcia plans to complete his probe of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process by 9 June.</b><p>New allegations of corruption surrounding the 2022 tournament in Qatar surfaced on Sunday.<p>Garcia met Qatari officials on Monday and said he had spent "months" …

NBA Playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder By The Numbers

Kevin Durant’s first two seasons in the NBA were marred by losing. The Seattle SuperSonics lost Durant’s first eight games as a pro in 2007 and 14 of his first 16 games. The Sonics, who became the Oklahoma City Thunder after relocating in 2008, lost nearly 75% of their games in Durant’s first two …

Spurs primed to take NBA title this time

Revenge for 2012. Check. Now comes 2013. Bring the Heat.<p>The Spurs dispatched the Thunder, their foil two years ago in the Western Conference finals, …

Kings beat Blackhawks 5-4 in OT in Game 7

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road.<p>Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Kings beat the …

Apple giving out $25 App Store gift cards, jackets to WWDC 2014 attendees

Apple is giving out $25 App Store gift cards to WWDC 2014 attendees. The gift card is given to each attendee when picking up their badge. The $25 amount ties into the “25 years and coding” tagline printed beneath the WWDC logo. Check out Harrison Weinerman’s tweet below.<p>Also this:<p>Also, photo of the …

People in Techie Cities Favor Apple Devices Over Android, Study Says

People in tech hubs like San Francisco, New York tend to favor iPhones, study says.<p>People who live in tech hubs such as the Bay Area or New York tend to prefer Apple mobile devices over those running Google’s Android operating system, according to new data from Crittercism, a mobile application …

Nymi

Bionym's Nymi uses cardiac rhythm recognition to as a form of biometric identity authentication. The technology could be used in place of passwords, PINs or keys and cards.

Facebook kicks off Pride month with rainbow and leather emoticons - The Margin - MarketWatch

Nothing says LGBT pride like a YOLO! punctuated by two gay sailors.<p>With President Barack Obama declaring June the official Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and …

Barclays bonuses: the dice are loaded in favour of executives

Another day, another bonus bonanza at Barclays: this time, it's £32m in shares for top management. This collection of bonuses, we are invited to think, is merely of passing interest because it relates to awards made in past years. Yes, that's how the new system of deferral of bonuses works. But …

Porsche to Replace Engines in All 2014 911 GT3 Sports Cars

Porsche will replace the engines in all of its current model year 911 GT3 sports cars and has told owners to stop driving the cars because they could catch fire, the Volkswagen AG unit said Tuesday.<p>Last month, Porsche said it was recalling all 785 of the model year 2014 911 GT3 cars because of the …

The winners and losers of Portugal's golden visa scheme

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1061000/1061757_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524636379_10ce3eefb9a4085e89151d11ae2ef29f<p><b>"Do I get four Golden Visas for this?" jokes Yili Chen as estate agent Nuno Durao shows him round a 2m euro ($2.8m) apartment in the seaside town of</b> …

New pound coin designed to combat counterfeiting

<b>A new £1 coin, billed by the Royal Mint as the "most secure coin in the world", is to be introduced in 2017.</b><p>The move comes amid concerns about the 30-year old coin's vulnerability to counterfeiting, with an estimated 45 million forgeries in circulation.<p>The new coin is based on the design of the old …

Samsung’s entire leadership team is paid less than individual executives at Google, Apple

The top leadership team at Samsung, made up of its three co-CEOs and CFO, makes $30.6 million combined, the Sowan, Korea-based company revealed at its annual shareholder meeting. That’s less than some individual executives make at American tech companies such as Google and Apple.<p>Google chairman …

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Can Nike Buy Its Way to the Final Four?

In the big business of college basketball, one question is paramount: Will Nike blow it again?<p>Last year's NCAA tournament saw Adidas maneuver through …

André Villas-Boas to take over as Zenit St. Petersburg head coach

André Villas-Boas will look to rebuild his reputation in Russia. Zenit announced they have chosen him to replace Luciano Spalletti.<p>André Villas-Boas has found himself another job. Unsurprisingly, it's not in the Premier League. After disappointing at Chelsea and Tottenham in his last couple of …