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Former Equifax executive charged with insider trading for dumping nearly $1 million in stock ahead of data breach

A former Equifax executive faces insider trading charges for dumping nearly $1 million of company stock just days before the credit reporting company …

iFixit tears down the Galaxy S9+ and gives it a mediocre score of 4 out of 10 for repairability

The good folks at iFixit never miss a chance to pull out their trusty Philips screwdrivers and heat guns to tear apart the newest phone on the block, …

How Rap Became the Sound of the Mainstream

When Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert was 20 years old, he uploaded a few songs to SoundCloud, a free music-sharing platform. The tracks got a couple …

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis resigns in wake of Larry Nassar scandal

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has stepped down Friday in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal.<p>A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Hollis' intention to the Free Press on Friday morning. Hollis held a news conference minutes later to confirm he is retiring.<p>Hollis has …

For the Patriots, All Hands Pitch In On Another AFC Championship

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.— There’s no official stat for these things, but it’s a fair bet this was the longest Stephon Gilmore had ever waited after a game …

Once Again, the Patriots’ Unsung Heroes Saved the Day

The Patriots are going to the Super Bowl for the third time in four seasons and the eighth time this century after a hard-fought, comeback victory …

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Tom Brady rescues Patriots with masterful rally past Jaguars for Super Bowl return

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — For all of the drama that has enveloped the New England Patriots this season, from a blowout loss on opening night to tales of alleged behind-the-scene strife to an injury to Tom Brady’s throwing hand days before the AFC Championship Game, the ending is the same as it always …

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Patriots End a Week of Hand-Wringing With Another A.F.C. Crown

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It wasn’t quite Curt Schilling’s bloody sock. It wasn’t Willis Reed’s gimpy leg, either. But the injured right thumb of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was all that sports fans here could talk about in the days before New England played the Jacksonville Jaguars for the A.F.C. …

Another Patriots Super Bowl appearance wasn’t inevitable. But it sure seemed that way.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots always make it look unpreventable, as if there was nothing anyone could have done to keep them out of another Super Bowl. What were the Jacksonville Jaguars supposed to do in the fourth quarter, force feed Tom Brady some sugar, maybe, or plant a …

Nick Foles has come full circle, and the Eagles are going to the Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA — The game was over, except for the formality of the clock ticking to zero, so the Philadelphia Eagles decided to give Nick Foles a grand exit. With about two minutes remaining, he walked off the field, jumping and waving his arms wildly before a raucous audience, the franchise …

Jenkins sets the tone for Super Bowl-bound Eagles

Safety has been an undisputed leader on and off the field<p>PHILADELPHIA — The party was already well underway throughout the stands at Lincoln …

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How The Eagles Embarrassed The Vikings

While the rowdy Lincoln Financial Field fans embraced the Philadelphia Eagles’ underdog status Sunday night, the Eagles played like they always …

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Tom Brady's age-defying brilliance is the best kind of problem

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A fresh pair of socks. As a young quarterback at Michigan, that is all Tom Brady wanted out of life. He was talking about the …

Nick Foles and the Eagles Achieved Something Spectacular—Downing the NFL's No. 1 Defense

PHILADELPHIA — With the sideline still erupting around him, Nick Foles chugged a cup of Gatorade, tossed it in the blue waste bin behind the Eagles …

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Grab Your Capes! The Wonder Woman Sequel Officially Has A Release Date

<i>Wonder Woman</i> has been a massive success worldwide. Not only did it break records at the box office during its opening weekend and become the …

Paul George Trade for Kyrie Irving Reportedly Repeatedly Rejected by Cavaliers

The Indiana Pacers reportedly pursued Kyrie Irving in a potential trade for Paul George before they shipped George to the Oklahoma City Thunder.<p>On Monday's episode of <i>The Lowe Post</i>, ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst disclosed the Pacers unsuccessfully attempted to nab Irving in advance of the NBA draft as …

Senate Opens Debate on Health Care, Votes Down Repeal and Replace

WASHINGTON — With Vice President Mike Pence casting a tie-breaking vote, Republicans moved forward on health care reform Tuesday as the Senate successfully opened debate on the issue. But just six hours later, Republicans faced their first defeat in that process, failing to pass a measure that …

House Decisively Passes Sanctions Bill Curbing Trump's Power

WASHINGTON — Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.<p>Lawmakers passed the …

It might be time for Tesla to get out of the car business

Tesla should think about getting out of the car business.<p>Crazy, right? This is the first new American automaker in decades — and investors are so bullish on it that even though it has made money in exactly two quarters since its 2010 IPO and sold less than 80,000 vehicles in 2016, its market cap is …

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The Wolf - NitroCycles Honda CB750

By the early nineties, Honda's CB750 range had well and truly lost its edge. For a motorcycle that was once coined the "world's first superbike" the …

Porsche reveals most powerful 911 ever

Porsche has just unveiled the fastest and most powerful version of its iconic 911 sports car.<p>The new 911 GT2 RS is powered by a turbocharged 700-horsepower 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine.<p>The rear-wheel-drive car can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 2.7 seconds and has a top speed of 211 …

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If you want to be a millionaire, it's better to be a software engineer than a pro athlete

There's no question being an elite pro athlete pays very, very well.<p>But consider this: The career span for an athlete is short and the rank-and-file pros don't get paid nearly so much as the top players. In the NFL, the average career length is 3.5 years with the lifetime earning potential of …

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Paul George deserves better than the Pacers

His prime is being wasted by a team competitively stuck in no man’s land. You can’t blame him for looking elsewhere.<p>On a night that Paul George had 36 points, 15 rebounds, and nine assists, the Pacers blew a 25-point halftime lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers to lose the third game of the series. …

10 simple travels hacks to make flying stress-free

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon I'm a nervous flyer. Even though I carefully choose my seat and follow a superstitious pre-flight ritual, I end up clenching my …

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Photos Have Finally Arrived and They Were Worth the Wait

| Thu., Apr. 20, 2017 12:01 PM<p>The wait to return to Westeros just got a little bit easier.<p>While <i>Game of Thrones</i> still won't be back for season seven …

Xiaomi Mi 6 brings Galaxy S8-level specs for half the price

Xiaomi, the Chinese electronics manufacturer that was once considered to be China's Apple, has had a bit of a rough year. Its global market share …

The Best Sandwiches in All 50 States

A pastrami on rye sandwich at Katz's Deli in New York City.<p>A pastrami on rye sandwich at Katz's Deli in New York City.<p>As the story goes, John …

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: ahead of the curve

The new S8 and S8 Plus aren't perfect, but they are damn close<p>People "aren’t excited by new phones anymore."<p>That’s the first thing Samsung’s product manager said to me before introducing the company’s new flagship Galaxy S8 last month. He’s not wrong: the modern concept of the smartphone has been …