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26 Over $50 Million

Fintech is booming. According to data provider CB Insights, as of June, venture back fintech firms had raised more than $8 billion in funding so far this year, including $5 billion in the second quarter alone. Average deal size? About $18.5 million.<p>Meet the companies that raked in up to 27X that ...<p>…

Clayton Kershaw Becomes 1st SP Since 2002 to Record 300 Strikeouts in a Season

Clayton Kershaw has won multiple Cy Young Awards, a Most Valuable Player Award and thrown a no-hitter over his illustrious eight-year MLB career. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace checked another accomplishment off his checklist: throwing 300 strikeouts in a single season.<p>Kershaw entered the …

A lot of people want to leave Joe Philbin at London's airport and London's airport is confused

Sunday has not been good for Joe Philbin and the Miami Dolphins, who have not done very much to earn more fans for the NFL during their weekend in London. Yahoo! writer Jay Busbee suggested that the Dolphins might decide to leave Philbin behind at Heathrow Airport's lost and found.<p>Heathrow declined.<p>…

Western Michigan's P.J. Fleck: A coach for the millennial generation?

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—An hour after the biggest night in Western Michigan football history, P.J. Fleck collapses on a chair in his office. The final …

VIDEO: Bills fan attempts Dizzy Bat, ends up leveled by parked bus

Play Dizzy Bat, they said. It will be fun, they said.<p>One Bills fan decided to enjoy a round of the delightful tailgate game ahead of Sunday's Buffalo …

Buffalo Bills Fan Drinks Beer from Wiffle-Ball Bat, Spins, Slams into Bus

The Buffalo Bills beat the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, but this fan took a <i>major</i> loss.<p>After chugging beer from a wiffle-ball bat in the parking lot, he decided to spin around eight times too many and then take a swing at a can tossed his way by a fellow party animal.<p>That’s when things got real.<p>The …

It appears Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey slept through photo day

Professional athletes use picture day to make a wide variety of faces. Some go with the angry stare. Others opt for a big cheesy smile. Some even work in crazy hair. Dan Bailey was apparently too tired for any of that nonsense.<p>You might be wondering if that photo is one of those live shots networks …

Chiefs' Travis Kelce Winds Up, Punches Football to Celebrate TD

The Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce knows how to celebrate.<p>On his second touchdown of the day against the Houston Texans in Week 1, Kelce began to celebrate on his way into the end zone. After winding up and crossing the goal line, he punched the football.<p>Kelce's two early touchdowns gave the …

Ortiz goes deep twice to join exclusive 500-HR club

Only David Ortiz can turn a planned rest day into one of the greatest games of his memorable career.<p>The Boston Red Sox slugger etched his name into …

Oregon vs. Michigan State final score, and three things we learned from the Spartan's 31-28 win

Revenge is a dish best served at a Sparty party.<p>The rematch of one of 2014's greatest non-conference tussles lived up to the hype on Saturday night. And in East Lansing, No. 5 Michigan State got its revenge on No.7 Oregon with a 31-28 win.<p>Both teams came out firing, with touchdowns on their opening …

'WHAT ARE THOSE' and Michigan State's best Week 2 'College GameDay' signs

No, seriously, what are those?<p>ESPN's <i>College GameDay</i> is in East Lansing for No. 5 Michigan State's matchup with No. 7 Oregon. The signs at the <i>GameDay</i> set can be hit or miss, but every now and then, one really taps into the cultural zeitgeist of the moment and says so much with so few words. This is …

Antonio Brown sports unique haircut, gets compared to Lego Man

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sat down with former teammate Hines Ward to discuss life, love, and oh my god, what in the hell is …