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Fantasy Football Week 4: Essential Stats to Dominate Your League

Growing up, I loved to collect baseball cards. I would make lopsided trades to ensure I had my favorite players, carefully wrapping the cards in thin plastic sleeves first before sliding them into the thicker, more protective ones.<p>But after a while, my hobby became financial in nature. I'd search</i> …

Fantasy Football

Colin Kaepernick and 5 Other Players Searching for Redemption in Week 4

Through three weeks of the 2013 NFL season, we are already beginning to witness the biggest disappointments with some of the league's marquee names.<p>It’s a quarterback-driven league, yet there were five of them who did not play anywhere near a high level this past week.<p>As teams begin to show whether …

Fantasy Football

Santonio Holmes says he’s not 100 percent yet

Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes was coy about his foot injury all offseason, keeping reporters guessing with his will-he-or-won’t-he act.<p>And now, …

Fantasy Football

3 Things a Great Leader Would Never Say

Sometimes leadership is quite simple: Avoid these three phrases.<p>Great leadership is hard. Very occasionally, it's pretty simple-- like just not saying dumb things.<p>In the spirit of simple leadership, I give you my personal top three dumb things leaders shouldn't say. No doubt your mileage will</b> …

Leadership

McDonald’s vows to ramp up marketing of healthy options

en_GB<p>article<p>McDonald’s is expanding its healthy-eating commitment by offering fruit and vegetables options as part of its meal deals and marketing …

Nutrition

With Little SEO Value Left in Them, Are Press Releases Still Worthwhile?

Here's the PR equivalent of your grandpa's story about walking five miles to school in three-foot snow drifts, uphill both ways... Back in the day, …

15 Years of Google: What's Your Favorite Product?

Happy Birthday, Google! Sept. 27 has become the day Google honors its own anniversary. Technically on Sept. 4, 1998, Sergey Brin and Larry Page …

Talking Epic Content and the Evolution of an Industry: My Q&A With Joe Pulizzi

My friend Joe Pulizzi today releases a new book on the evolution of content and marketing. Joe is the founder of the Content Marketing Institute, and …

Intel, Microsoft Also Eyeing Wearable Device Market

It’s fair to say that everyone who is anyone in tech is trying to find a place in the budding market for wearable technology.<p>Google has its Glass …

Wearable Tech

Google Glass competitor ships 50K devices, takes Intel investment, hints at Apple connection

Google Glass competitor Recon, which sells the Recon Jet heads-up display and bills itself as the Google Glass for athletes and professionals, has secured an investment from Intel Capital.<p>In perhaps bigger news, the company announced that it has already shipped 50,000 units worldwide of its Snow …

We Are Terrifyingly Close to the Climate's 'Point of No Return'

Should fossil fuel use continue on its current trajectory, the future for life on planet Earth is bleak.<p>In a landmark report, a global panel of leading scientists again called the evidence for climate change “unequivocal” and for the first time said humans are “extremely likely” to be the dominant …

Miley Cyrus on Why She Loves Weed, Went Wild at the VMAs and Much More

The outrageous wit and wisdom of pop's wildest child<p>When we hung out with Miley Cyrus for our new cover story, the 20-year-old superstar didn't just …

Sinead O'Connor

Modern Humans Still Evolving, and Faster Than Ever

For those who think the forces of natural selection no longer apply to modern humans, paleoanthropologist John Hawks would urge you to reconsider. In recent times — that's 10 to 20 thousand years, for a paleoanthropologist — Hawks says we've picked up genetic variations in skin color, and other …

Ranking teams in each conference

Now that THN's group picks are out of the way, columnist Adam Proteau weighs in with his own feelings on how 2013-14 will play out. -

NHL