Sure, you’ ve seen him yuk it up with Jay Glazer in Subway commercials. But in reality, the training regimen of NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards is no laughing matter. Edwards is an active member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, for goodness' sake. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - SoftBank Corp would appoint a "security director" to Sprint Nextel's board if its takeover bid succeeds, and would give the U.S. government the right to approve the nominee, an attempt to address security concerns raised by the proposed dea...
Another new Chrome Horn! And it's the All-Star edition. Join myself and Geoffrey Miller as we talk all things, well, all things. Got any questions for us to use in the mailbag or the podcast? Hit us at HappyHourMailbag@Yahoo.com. Click here to download the podcast or here to listen to in your browser. Show More Summary
The 2013 NASCAR season has seen a handful of drivers dominate early. Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth, for example, seem strong as NASCAR heads deeper into the season. Other drivers, though, have been disappointing. Some were solid last year but haven't had the same success this season. Show More Summary
He may be two full seasons removed from his last Sprint Cup title, but there's no doubt right now: Jimmie Johnson is the best driver in the series. It was clear in Daytona, where Johnson won his second 500 after a late-race duel with Brad Keselowski and held the point for the final 10 laps. Show More Summary
Sprint's Relief Efforts for Oklahoma Residents, Customers and First Responders Continue Following Recent Tornado Local residents and first responders to receive donated lunches, discounted charging accessories, and access to charging...Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary Brooks Sports is drawing quite a bit of attention from Buffett devotees these days. The running shoe maker has sprinted to 34% volume growth in both 2011 and 2012, with U.S. sales growth hitting the tape...Show More Summary
The board of directors of mobile broadband player Clearwire is backing Sprint Nextel's increased offer to buy the half of Clearwire it does not already own for $3.40 per share, it announced today. Clearwire's special committee has determined...Show More Summary
Clearwire finds itself at the heart of a bidding war between Sprint and DISH, with Sprint's offer currently in the lead.
Following yesterday’s announcement by Sprint-Nextel (S) that it raised its bid to acquire the other half of broadband wireless partner Clearwire (CLWR) to $3.40 from $2.97, several large holders today say it’s still not high enough.Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp has rolled out an advertising campaign suggesting a deal by a Japanese company to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp could threaten U.S. national security, hoping to sway lawmakers and win support for its rival offer.
A recent filing with the Federal Communications Commission has confirmed that Google’s rumored X Phone device will be coming to Sprint later this year. The Sprint version is identified with the model number XT1056 and includes support for LTE on band 25. Show More Summary
Sprint has big plans for its digital wallet. It wants to become a "virtual bank" for customers who don't have checking accounts and a supplemental financial service for those that do.
Clearwire's board of directors has approved Sprint's increased bid for the company. It is recommending that shareholders vote in favor of accepting the bid and allowing Sprint to purchase the remaining portion of Clearwire that it does not already own. Sprint increased its offer for Clearwire from $2 billion to $2.5 billion to win over investors unhappy with the original offer.
This robot can sprint 13.6 miles per hour, making it the second-fastest robot on land. (Here's the fastest one, which can run 18 miles an hour.) While the scientist dubbed it "cheetah robot," it's a bit slower than the real thing. Cheetahs...Show More Summary
Clearwire’s Board of Directors has approved a revised offer from Sprint to acquire a remaining 50% stake in the company. Sprint had previously offered $2.97 per share, or $2.2 billion, for the wireless broadband wholesaler. After several shareholders voiced their concerns about the sale, Sprint decided to raise its offer to $3.40 per share. Show More Summary
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At a press briefing this morning, Cricket revealed that it plans to enable LTE roaming later this year on bands 4 (1700) and 25 (1900). Band 25 LTE is used exclusively by Sprint in the U.S. Band 4 (AWS) is used by many carriers, including T-Mobile, AT&T, and soon, Verizon. The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be Cricket's first phone to support band 25 roaming.
CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Chevrolet drivers have won 40 of 108 races at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Wins by active drivers are: Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet SS, has six (6) victories at Charlotte Motor Speedway (’03, ’04 – TWICE, ’05 – TWICE & ’09) Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Drive To End [...]
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship leader Daryn Pittman is having the best season of his career, but he outdid himself Tuesday night in the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Classic at New Egypt Speedway. First he led 17 drivers in shattering the nearly 12-year-old track record in qualifying, then worked past Sammy Swindell on Lap [...]