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Vodafone's Android app aids cancer research while you sleep

Vodafone Australia has launched DreamLab, an Android app that uses your smartphone’s computing power to assist in cancer research while you’re not using it.<p>Developed in collaboration with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, DreamLab pools the processing power of every smartphone …

Cancer

Pittsburgh Pirates Picking Up Right Where They Left Off

After a stellar 2013 season in which they went 94-68 and won the National League Wild Card Game, the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be on track for another great season in 2014.<p>Backed by the big bats of Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin, the Pirates have a dangerous lineup that can …

MLB naming relief awards after Mariano Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

The two closing legends will have the relief award of their respective, career-long leagues named after them.<p>Major League Baseball already had relief awards annually, but they never caught on in the same way that the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, or even Rookie of the Year honors did. That could …

Omar Infante takes pitch to face

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Omar Infante of the Kansas City Royals suffered a sprained jaw after he was hit in the face by a pitch from Tampa Bay Rays …

Tampa Bay Rays

Derek Jeter Fends Off Enthusiastic Adults, Hand Delivers Baseball To Little Girl

Here's your horrible sports fan of the night. Adult tries to take ball from kid. Jeter doesnt allow it.<p>A post shared by JimmyTraina (@jimmytraina) on …

Watch skinny, 21-year-old Derek Jeter smack his first Triple-A hit

Your browser does not support iframes.<p>MiLB.com uncovered video of Derek Jeter’s first hit with the Yankees’ Class AAA affiliate in Columbus in 1994, after Jeter had been called up from Class AA Albany-Colonie to help the Clippers for their stretch run. The video features Columbus manager Stump …

Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington Sign 3-Year Extensions with Pirates

A year after winning 94 games and reaching the postseason for the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates rewarded the architect of the team, general manager Neal Huntington, and manager Clint Hurdle with three-year contract extensions.<p>From the Pirates' official website:<p>The Pittsburgh Pirates …

Derek Jeter 8th in all-time hits

TORONTO -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter gained sole possession of eighth place on baseball's all-time hit list with two hits in the first …

Baseball

6 MLB managers on the hot seat

It's way too early to tell who will be good and who will struggle, but according to Las Vegas, a few managers are on a pretty short leash this season.<p>Six games into the season is way too early to be shelling out "hot seat" designations.<p>To further that point, Emilio Bonifacio would be the National …

Associated Press News

Stock Watch: Marlins prodigy leads Bulls, ex-Marlin is a Bear

Jon Heyman says Marlins ace Jose Fernandez's stock is way up, while the man he replaced, Ricky Nolasco, is floundering in the AL<p>Marlins pitching …

The U.S. through presidential first pitches

<i>Future president George H. W. Bush meets Babe Ruth.</i><p>Since William Howard Taft in 1910, there has been a tradition of the President of the United States throwing out ceremonial first pitches. This has most often been done on Opening Day in Washington or Baltimore, depending on where on the continuum …

Derek Jeter passes Paul Molitor for 8th on all-time hit list

Jeter climbed the first of what could be a few rungs on the all-time hits ladder in 2014.<p>There are myriad storylines for Derek Jeter's final season with the Yankees and in the majors, and one of those was advanced on Sunday. Jeter singled to third base in the top of the third inning off of Blue …

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand After Week 1

The first week of the 2014 MLB season is in the books, which means we finally have some legitimate data to base this week's MLB power rankings on.<p>While my Opening Day rankings were largely subjective on my part, the rankings will now take on a more objective approach based on a handful of different …