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How the internet helped crack the Astros' sign-stealing case
From video breakdowns to screengrabs to players weighing in, social media shaped MLB's first uniquely 21st century scandal.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 11:03 AM
Buzzers, burner accounts and conspiracies: Inside baseball's day of epic chaos
Scandal buildup erupted Thursday, leading to conspiracies and confusion -- and MLB without control of its sport.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 11:03 AM
Survey: Fans want Astros players punished too
More than half of MLB fans believe Astros players should have been penalized along with team management in the aftermath of the sign-stealing scandal, according to an online survey conducted on behalf of ESPN.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2020 10:10 AM
Garrett stays in NFC East, named OC of Giants
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 7:46 PM
Darvish now asks: Were Astros stealing off me?
In the aftermath of the Astros' cheating scandal, a big question lingers for former Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, who was rocked by Houston during the 2017 World Series: "Was I tipping [pitches], or were they stealing [signs]?"

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 11:21 PM
Cavs' Thompson T'd up for Crowder 'butt slap'
Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson received a technical foul Friday night after he gave Memphis' Jae Crowder a "slap to the backside," as crew chief Kenny Mauer said after the game. Thompson and Crowder were hit with double technicals earlier in the game.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2020 1:01 AM
Kyrie talked to teammates after listing Nets core
Kyrie Irving says he's spoken to teammates to clear up any confusion about remarks he made Wednesday about the players he sees as being part of the Nets' future.

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 3:50 PM
Osaka ignoring critics after 'toughest year' of life
Naomi Osaka said she struggled with the scrutiny that came with being the No. 1-ranked player in the world but has made a conscious decision not to worry about "outside noise."

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 11:20 PM
UFC 246 viewers guide: McGregor returns with big plans; can Cerrone cancel them all?
What can we expect as Conor McGregor returns from an extended absence to take on Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone?

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2020 9:43 AM
What really happened during Deflategate? Five years later, the NFL's 'scandal' aged poorly
Five years ago, the Deflategate allegations against the Patriots spun out of control. Did the NFL actually learn anything from it?

POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 11:41 AM

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With market at record highs, eyes on reports from chipmakers
Reports from Netflix, Intel and Texas Instruments next week may hint at what is to come in the December quarterly earnings season, with some investors wary of possible danger signs that could knock Wall Street after its latest surge to record highs.


POSTED JANUARY 18, 2020 9:42 AM
Nokia October warning investigated by local FSA: newspaper report
Finland's Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has started an investigation into Nokia's sharp profit warning in October which sent its shares more than 20% lower, Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Saturday.


POSTED JANUARY 18, 2020 7:04 AM
Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman's total 2019 pay falls 7% to $27 million
Morgan Stanley Chief Executive James Gorman is receiving $27 million in total compensation in 2019, nearly 7% less than what he got the year before, the company said in a filing on Friday, following a reduction of bonuses staff-wide.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 6:54 PM
Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'
Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent and could even undermine Canada's policy towards Iran, Meng's lawyers argued in court documents released on Friday.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 6:32 PM
Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct
U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co said on Friday that its board was conducting an independent review on allegations of misconduct against Chief Executive Officer Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 6:10 PM
Bayer could be close to Roundup settlement, mediator says
Bayer could be close to settling more than 75,000 cancer claims related to its Roundup herbicide, with mediator Ken Feinberg on Friday saying he was "cautiously optimistic that a settlement will ultimately be reached."


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:45 PM
U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate and recall 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:44 PM
Wall Street hits new highs in strongest week since August
Wall Street climbed to record highs on Friday, with major indexes turning in their strongest weekly gains since August, after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 5:36 PM
Shares set fresh records, lifted by U.S. housing data
Key world equity indexes scaled new highs on Friday, boosted by a surge in U.S. housing starts to levels last seen in 2006, while the greenback rose to a one-week high against the euro on expectations of solid economic growth.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:37 PM
Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series
U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.


POSTED JANUARY 17, 2020 4:31 PM

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