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Ed Markey's 'present' vote on Syria sets off Twitter

One of the first major votes of Democrat Ed Markey's Senate career has Twitter all excited — and not in a good way.<p>The Massachusetts lawmaker, sworn in to office in July after winning a special election, voted "present" on a resolution giving President Obama limited authority to use military force …

Mexico’s bottled water addiction | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Mexico is not only one of the world’s biggest soda drinking nations. It also has an apparently unquenchable thirst for bottled …

Michael Beasley resolution coming soon, according to Suns GM

The Phoenix Suns plan to decide what to do with the embattled Michael Beasley in "the next week or so."<p>Michael Beasley has been a hot topic with the Phoenix Suns over the past month, after an arrest for possession of marijuana. There's a resolution coming soon on the former No. 2 pick's future, …

Notre Dame fixing souvenir cups

Win one for the spell-checker.<p>Souvenir soda cups sold by Notre Dame during its game against Temple on Saturday said "FIGTHING IRISH" on them instead …

LeBron James Has a Locker in Ohio State's New Locker Room

Miami Heat star LeBron James never took his talents to Columbus, but that didn't stop Ohio State from giving him a locker in its recently renovated locker room.<p>According to Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo! Sports, Ohio State is using the locker for recruiting purposes: "Ohio State officials told reporters …

Detroit Tigers CF Austin Jackson Celebrates Stealing Second by Doing Pushups

Detroit's Austin Jackson stole his seventh base of the season against the Red Sox on Monday and decided to make lemonade out of lemons after tripping on the bag by getting a workout in.<p>Link to Media<p>Jackson's stolen base helped the Tigers notch a 3-0 victory.<p>GIF courtesy of Cut4.

Indians closer Chris Perez's weed-smoking dog got him into trouble

Chris Perez's drugs were mailed to him with his puppy's name on the envelope. The Indians closer took the fall, but we know what's up.<p>Chris Perez pled guilty to misdemeanor drug charges Tuesday, but it seems the real culprit is the Indians closer's cannabis-craving canine. (Well, it's actually …

Billy Cundiff signs with Browns

Billy Cundiff will open the season as the Browns' kicker after agreeing to a deal on Tuesday.<p>The Cleveland Browns filled their kicker hole on Tuesday, agreeing to a deal with veteran Billy Cundiff, according to ESPN.com. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reported the deal is for one-year and worth …

Why Keep Athletes Eligible But Uneducated?

Each football season brings exciting plays and game heroes, but Frank Deford says the real heroes are often overlooked.<p>As another school year and college football season gets underway, Deford looks at the frustrations and challenges facing educators to keep student athletes eligible.<p><i>Click on the</i> …

Sumlin: Manziel didn't ignore me

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin on Tuesday addressed the criticism Johnny Manziel received in the aftermath of the Aggies' …

Twitter’s Thin Blue Line Is Already Wavering: A Sign Of More Changes To Conversation Threads To Come?

It was only a week ago that Twitter updated its web, Android and iOS versions with a new feature — a blue line — that changed how Twitter presented you with conversations around tweets from people you follow. Designed to “make it easier to discover and follow conversations” on the chatty service, …

Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system

Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Yes, you've read correctly, KitKat, as in the trademarked name of the chocolate candy bar made by Nestle (and licensed by Hershey in the US). A splash page for the new …

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