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How the San Francisco 49ers Can Get the Most out of Colin Kaepernick in 2014

Link to Media<p>The San Francisco 49ers have played two games in the 2014 regular season with mixed results.<p>In Week 1, the 49ers disposed of the Dallas Cowboys 28-17, and the game was not as close as the final score.<p>Quarterback Colin Kaepernick looked poised and played very well, completing 16 of his …

Football (U.S.)

iPhone 6 -- the jolt that mobile payments need

Apple's rumored embrace of true mobile payments may finally shake up how we pay for goods and services after years of empty promises.<p>Mobile payments, or the notion that you can pay for goods and services at the checkout with your smartphone, may finally break into the mainstream if Apple and the …

FinTech

The iPhone 6’s sapphire display might not be all it’s cracked up to be

The potential sapphire display of the iPhone 6 has been rumored, substantiated and confirmed several times over the past year, but all we’ve ever …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

LeBron James leaves Miami Heat to rejoin Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James announced on Friday that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, his hometown team.<p>The NBA star, who left the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in 2010, made the announcement in an essay for the Sports Illustrated website.<p>He said: “My goal is still to win as many titles as possible, no …

Israel air strikes on Gaza: Palestinian rescue workers scramble for cover from missiles

Palestinian rescue workers scramble for cover as a volley of Israeli missile strikes hit while they search a collapsed building in Rafah for survivors<p><b>Gaza conflict: latest</b><p>Palestinian rescue workers scrambled for cover on Friday when a volley of Israeli missile strikes hit as they searched a …

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Gaza-Israel conflict: What can Israel and Hamas gain?

<b>It took seven days for the war that no-one seemed to want to become the war that no-one seems to know how to stop.</b><p>As the first week of July ended there was a sense that the political temperature was rising sharply here but no sign of a sustained confrontation between Israel and Hamas.<p>The Israeli …

Israel

This flexible sapphire display for the iPhone 6 might be real

Materials expert lends credence to rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 6 panel<p>It's no secret that Apple is building up a stockpile of sapphire glass for its future products, but a mystery lingers about what exactly those products will be. This week, a pair of videos presented one potential scenario in the form …

'Wild' trailer: Reese Witherspoon blazes a trail toward redemption

Reese Witherspoonis roughing it on the road less traveled in the first trailer for "Wild," an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir about her 1,1000-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.<p>"Wild," directed by<p>Jean-Marc Vallee, who helmed the Oscar-winning AIDS drama"Dallas …

Hiking Trail

LeBron James reportedly didn't take Pat Riley's challenging press conference well

Riley challenged his stars to stick around during his season-ending presser, and James reportedly didn't take those words too kindly.<p>After the San Antonio Spurs stomped the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, Heat president Pat Riley issued a challenge to his stars to stick together and not run out the …

Vince Young regrets his run-in with Jeff Fisher

Getty Images<p>The Titans career of quarterback Vince Young ended in 2010, when an altercation between Young and former Titans coach Jeff Fisher ended …

Crabtree on Sherman: I don’t talk, I concentrate on football

AP<p>Michael Crabtree will not engage with Richard Sherman until their teams meet on the field.<p>Crabtree, the 49ers wide receiver who has a long history …

LeBron James made no counters to Heat; done with team meetings

LeBron James made no counterproposals on contract length to Heat president Pat Riley on Wednesday and has no meetings set with other teams, league …

NBA

Floodgates open as ISIS bridges victories between Syria and Iraq

After three years of seesaw battles with the regime, Syrian rebels now face another daunting challenge: fending off radical Sunni militants who are taking over swaths of the country.<p>The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has gained notoriety in recent weeks as the group captured city after city …