Rick Backofen

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A Token of Appreciation | Uni Watch

<i>Photo by Brett Carlsen for The New York Times; click to enlarge</i><p>So here’s a new one. If a Mets player suffers a major injury — not a sprained ankle or …

Gallery: Sideline Shots | by Rob Tringali

Over the course of a career that has seen him shoot 26 consecutive Super Bowls, 18 World Series and multiple covers of Sports Illustrated and ESPN …

SI cover: Baseball's best power hitter, Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton doesn't remember much about the moment that ended his 2014 season.<p>In the fifth inning of a Sept. 12 …


10 Things I Wish I Knew at the Beginning of Sobriety

<i>This was originally published on The Fix.</i><p>Everything always makes more sense in retrospect. I know that as much as the next person. Even so, I cringe thinking about how much trouble and heartache I could have saved myself when I got sober if I had known then, what I know now.<p>Then again, part of the …

Mental Health

A New Japanese Invention Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

If that sounds familiar, you'll be thrilled to learn that a Japanese juice company, Kagom, has solved your eating-tomatoes-while-running dilemma. And they've done it with a little robot that sits on your shoulder and feeds you.<p>Because <i>of course they did</i>! Why wouldn't it be a little robot? What were …


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apple | Ars Technica

Apple reportedly removing apps that share location data with third parties<p>Apple is reportedly enforcing some of its privacy rules more stringently …

Tim Cook


The Verge


Gordon Heights race highlights fire district elections

Opponents of Gordon Heights fire taxes -- Long Island's heftiest -- won another seat on the district's board Tuesday.

Long Island

The hidden side of everything

Extra: Satya Nadella Full Interview<p>Stephen Dubner's conversation with the C.E.O. of Microsoft, recorded for the Freakonomics Radio series “The Secret …

Runner's World

The discovery of a “new” continent inspired this Kansas City grandma to rerun the world.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>May 10, 2018<p>This potassium-packed recipe eases muscle recovery.<p>You cannot miss this deal that runs until May 12.<p>It’s one of the most important aspects of training and key to …

Kansas City

News, tips, and reviews from the Apple experts

Latest Stories<p>The Macalope Mar 31, 2018 4:00 AM<p>Even if it doesn't even look that great.<p>updated Mar 30, 2018 2:02 PM<p>Apple finally got on board the …