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Amazon Jumps Into 3D Printing Game With On-Demand Store

Amazon has always been an on-demand marketplace of sorts; it can ship virtually anything in two days. But now, the online retail giant is taking "on …

The Simple Management Secrets Behind Mulally's Ford Turnaround

If there were a Hall of Fame for business leaders, Alan Mulally would surely earn a spot. Ford Motor's retiring president and chief executive led one of the most successful corporate turnarounds in history, and he did so amidst the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.<p>Virtually every …

Jeff Teague drops his own brother with a crossover

The Hawks got the best of the Nets in an important game for Eastern Conference playoff seeding. More importantly, though, Jeff Teague REALLY got the best of his little brother, Marquis. This move is going to come up at every Thanksgiving from now until forever:<p>Didn't finish, but it doesn't matter. …

Bears' Marshall accepted to Harvard Business School program

Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall was accepted to a Harvard Business School Executive Education program last week, a school spokesman confirmed Thursday.<p>Marshall published a photo of the acceptance email on his Instagram account Tuesday night.<p>Marshall was accepted to a four-day program titled …

Can Atlanta Hawks Build Something Meaningful Around Al Horford and Jeff Teague?

Now more than ever before, there has to be a focus on the process instead of the results when it comes to the Atlanta Hawks.<p>That's because at least on the surface, it appears the Hawks are doing what the Hawks have always done. Fighting for a first-round exit in the playoffs? That's the Hawks. …

VIDEO: Giannis Antetokounmpo goes full-court three-dribbles

Bucks forward is long. We mean really, super, crazy long.<p>Tracking exactly how ridiculously long Giannis Antetokounmpo is has been an ongoing treat in …

Israeli Soccer Fans Unfurl Giant Walter White Banner at Match

What does a meth-cooking evil genius have to do with Israeli soccer? I don’t know, but I like it.<p>Fans of Israeli soccer side Maccabi Tel Aviv recently unveiled a gigantic banner depicting Walter White from the AMC series <i>Breaking Bad</i>.<p>Fans hoisted the banner over their heads during a match against …

Aaron Harang lifts broken Braves rotation

An afterthought signed in the wake of Freddy Garcia's departure, Aaron Harang came through in his first start for Atlanta.<p>You don't get a second chance to make a first impression, which makes things difficult when you're Aaron Harang, because, well:<p><i>Photo credit: Joe Robbins/Getty …

Baseball Team Values 2014 Led By New York Yankees At $2.5 Billion

The television rights party in baseball continues to boost team values. Bottom line: the average MLB team is now worth $811 million, 9% more than last year. For the first time there are five teams–each with lucrative deals with regional sports networks–worth at least $1 billion.<p>The increase in team …

A-Rod's nephew swats eight homers on eight swings during prep tourney

Joe Dunand Jr., Alex Rodriguez's nephew, hit nine homers during a five-game tournament last weekend.<p><b>More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable</b> …

Atlanta Hawks on Pace to Become NBA's Worst Playoff Team Since 1994-95

The 32-41 Atlanta Hawks may not be a good basketball team, but that won't necessarily stop them from making history. With a .438 winning percentage through 73 games, Atlanta is on pace to become the NBA's worst playoff team since the 1994-95 Boston Celtics snuck into the postseason with a .427 …

DeSean Jackson to Redskins: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

<b>Updates from Thursday, April 24</b><p>The NFL Players Association looked into the way Philadelphia released DeSean Jackson according to Marc Sessler of NFL.com:<p>After the Eagles failed to provide an immediate, clear-cut reason for Jackson's release, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice …

Wade: Heat's Big Three to meet

Miami Heat teammates Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh all have opt-outs in their contracts at the end of this season, but no collective …

Umpires get ball/strike calls wrong 14% of the time, study finds

Ever wonder just how accurate major league umpires are at calling balls and strikes? They obviously aren't as accurate as us fans sitting in the seats -- after all, we're always right. But what percentage of ball/strike calls would you guess that umpires botch? 5%? 8%?<p>Would you believe …

Opening Day Photo Gallery

Grady Sizemore homers in 1st game since 2011

Red Sox center fielder Grady Sizemore (bottom at right), who missed two seasons recovering from knee surgery, on Monday hit his first home run since July 15, 2011, in Boston's 2-1 loss to the Orioles in Baltimore.<p>"Today was very exciting," Sizemore said. "I couldn't wait to get to the …

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

Andrew Wiggins to Hold Press Conference on His Future with Kansas Jayhawks

If there was actually any debate about Andrew Wiggins' future, it will end Monday.<p>According to KUSports.com's Gary Bedore, Kansas' sensational freshman phenom will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. CT (3 p.m. ET) regarding his decision whether to leave the NBA:<p>ESPN's Jeff Goodman, meanwhile, went …

Napier, Huskies always kept believing

Sometimes when she went back to work the next day, she didn't have a job, her boss fed up with an absentee employee.<p>And then there would be another …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

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AP News: Headlines

Kershaw heads to the disabled list

ANAHEIM -- Clayton Kershaw was nails in Australia, but there is no telling when he will make his second start of the season: The Dodgers said their …

Wisconsin advances to Final Four with 64-63 overtime win over Arizona

Bo Ryan clinched his first trip to the Final Four in a thriller out west.<p>The wait is over for Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin Badgers.<p>Ryan has led his team to the NCAA Tournament every year since taking over as Wisconsin head coach in 2001-02 and on Saturday clinched his first trip to the Final Four as …

Possible Landing Spots for DeSean Jackson After Release from Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have released receiver DeSean Jackson, and the biggest move of the offseason could be where he lands next.<p>Jackson, coming off of a career year thanks to head coach Chip Kelly's offense, wasn't released just because he had a big cap number or even because Kelly may believe he …

Football (U.S.)

Report: Texans trying hard to trade first-overall draft pick

It was only a matter of time, really. The Texans hold the first-overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and according to a report, the team is interested …

Lakers Could Reportedly Attempt to Trade Lottery Pick for Kevin Love

<b>Update (11:30 p.m. ET, Friday):</b> Love has issued a comment on the report, offering about as much as you'd expect. Via the <i>Los Angeles Times'</i> Mike Bresnahan:<p><b>Original Text:</b><p>The Los Angeles Lakers may have gotten burned once by trading for a soon-to-be superstar free agent, but that's not going to stop …

Shane Battier Will Retire After This Season Barring an 'Act of God'

When Shane Battier's contract expires following this season, the Miami Heat will need to be on the lookout for a savvy wing player. The 35-year-old announced Friday (via B/R's Ethan Skolnick) that, barring an "act of God," the 2013-14 season will be his final NBA campaign.<p>Battier's shooting has …