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Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has drawn criticism for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee, of which he was a founding member.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 7:59 AM
Popovich: Aussies are 'huge threat' to Team USA
Team USA coach Gregg Popovich sees Australia as a "huge, huge threat" to the Americans' chances of winning a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 8:41 AM
Cowboys extend Smith; Jerry responds to Zeke
Jaylon Smith was set to become a restricted free agent after this season, but he opted to take the security of a long-term deal now.

POSTED AUGUST 20, 2019 3:55 PM
Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom to compete on DWTS
Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis and former NBA player Lamar Odom are the only professional athletes on this season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:54 AM
Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard FG at Eagles practice
Die-hard Eagles fan Carli Lloyd visited Philadelphia's practice on Tuesday and showed off a strong leg, drilling 35- and 40-yard field goals.

POSTED AUGUST 20, 2019 6:58 PM
Tat's life: Artist acquiesces, nixing Bird tattoos
A lawyer for former NBA star Larry Bird has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence, which she has agreed to do.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 7:43 AM
Fantasy football: Deep sleepers for 2019
Every season, some players who go undrafted in fantasy leagues make big impacts. Here's a look at the ones who could fit that description in 2019.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 9:47 AM
Tom Brady over Joe Montana? Choosing the NFL's greatest ever at each position
It's an all-star team 100 years in the making. The history of the NFL is full of stars, but how do you build a starting lineup of the best of the best?

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 9:02 AM
'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made
Thirty years ago, Keith Comstock turned a routine minor league baseball card shoot into an unforgettable baseball-to-the-groin image. This is how the legendary card came to be, in the former pitcher's own words.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 8:28 AM
His bat handle says what?! 10 of the most hilarious and unforgettable baseball cards
The infamous Billy Ripken error. A very serious cellphone call. A giant sombrero ... and more.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 8:29 AM

Reuters: Business News

U.S. home sales jump, boosted by lower mortgage rates
U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward lower interest rates was supporting the economy.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 11:16 AM
Osram to clear way for AMS takeover offer: sources
Osram is likely on Wednesday to waive an agreement that currently prevents AMS from making a takeover bid for the German lighting group, paving the way for AMS to take on an offer from private equity investors, sources told Reuters.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 11:04 AM
Target shares surge on same-day delivery boost
Target Corp raised its profit outlook for the year on Wednesday as its investments in same-day delivery and pick-up services increased traffic to its website and stores in the second quarter, sending shares up 17% to a record high.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:44 AM
U.S. markets regulator proposes new guidelines on shareholder advisers
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:43 AM
Nestle to invest almost $250 million in Brazil over the next three years
Nestle SA said on Wednesday it will invest 1 billion reais (about $250 million) in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years to introduce new production lines and technologies in existing factories, as well as push forward a digital transformation.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:31 AM
Uniper workers urge Fortum to spell out future plans to allay downgrade fears
Labor representatives at Uniper , fearing a ratings downgrade in the event of a full takeover of the German energy group, have called on major shareholder Fortum to lay out plans for future cooperation between the two companies.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:24 AM
Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft
Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:23 AM
Target, Lowe's earnings push Wall Street higher
U.S. stocks rose broadly on Wednesday following upbeat retail earnings from Lowe's and Target, while investors awaited release of the Fed minutes for further clues on the path of future rate cuts.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 10:14 AM
Commerzbank mulls branch closures as part of broader strategy review
German lender Commerzbank is considering closing some bank branches as it figures out a way forward after its talks to merge with rival Deutsche Bank collapsed earlier this year, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 9:38 AM
Exclusive: Checks to be ordered after 2017 Airbus A380 engine explosion
Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw with a key part in a move likely to trigger checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos worldwide, people familiar with the matter said.


POSTED AUGUST 21, 2019 9:34 AM

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