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What you missed in the Smart World: Future-proofing smart homes and more

This week’s Smart World Series features the battery woes of the upcoming Apple Watch, a refrigerator that brews you a cup of coffee on a schedule, Canonical’s push into the Internet of Things (IoT) and more. For those who missed … Continue reading ?

James Shields Would Legitimize the Blue Jays' Attempt to End Playoff Drought

The drought needs to end. The Toronto Blue Jays have not made the postseason since winning the World Series in 1993, the longest dry spell in Major League Baseball. Though the Jays have made blockbuster trades aimed at ending the streak...Show More Summary

Why Chicago Cubs Need to Win World Series for Ernie Banks

Friday night, the Chicago Cubs, which had been used to getting good news during the past few months, got a piece of devastatingly bad news: "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, the greatest player in franchise history, died at the age of 83, per Undoubtedly,...Show More Summary

A Cubs Fan's Tribute to the Legendary Ernie Banks

To some people, being a dedicated fan of the Chicago Cubs can seem like a struggle at times. Years—even generations—have come and gone without experiencing the long-coveted celebration of a Cubs World Series championship. For Ernie Banks, there was never a bad moment in being a Cubs fan. Show More Summary

Jonathan Papelbon Trade Rumors: Would Closer Really Help Milwaukee Brewers?

In the modern age of baseball, there are two types of teams when it comes to the offseason. Those looking to make an immediate run to the World Series, and those willing to offload talent to get a jump-start on a rebuild. After finishing last in their division in 2014, it's pretty obvious that the Philadelphia Phillies are in the latter category. Show More Summary

Ryan Vogelsong to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Ryan Vogelsong 's performance regressed in his past two years with the San Francisco Giants, but that didn't stop the reigning World Series champions from bringing the veteran starting pitcher back on a reported one-year deal. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed the news Friday, Jan. Show More Summary

Piling World Series Expectations onto Youthful Chicago Cubs Is a Mistake

When you are the Chicago Cubs, maybe the most cursed, endearing and followed team in Major League Baseball, there is no hiding. When you are this popular and have lost this ugly for this long, you cannot duck great hope. And while most would try, the Cubs do not. Show More Summary

The Cuban and U.S. Revolutions: A New World Series?

As Raul Castro absorbs the effects of the December 17 th deal with the U.S., he will realize that one of the tenets on which the Cuban revolution has been built is likely to disappear. That is the value it has found in the U.S. "blockade" in mobilizing Cubans and international support. Show More Summary

The Apocalypse (The Undead World Series Book 1)

4 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

I'm back to reading about zombies! Peter Meredith's The Apocalypse is a very different take to the standard zombie story. Read the rest

NBA All-Star Game 2015: TV Schedule, Viewing Info for Starting Lineups Reveal

All-star games can be pretty hit or miss in professional sports. The MLB All-Star Game is pretty great even though it's hampered by the ridiculous rule of the winning league gaining home-field advantage in the World Series. The NHL showcase is always fun. Show More Summary

MLB Teams Already Being Overhyped Heading into 2015

Just ask the 2014 Texas Rangers. MLB teams don't win World Series rings in the offseason. Last winter, the American League West club was widely hyped after bringing in Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo. Once the games rolled around, the squad underachieved and couldn't stay healthy. Show More Summary

Jake Shields on Rousimar Palhares: "I'll Put Him in the Hospital"

The only thing on Jake Shields' mind at the current time is Rousimar Palhares. While the former Strikeforce middleweight champion turned welterweight contender under the World Series of Fighting banner would love to add another title...Show More Summary

Predictions for Each Top Offseason Acquisition's Career with the Nationals

The Washington Nationals' moves this offseason have them poised to challenge for a World Series title immediately, but life goes on beyond 2015, and so do the careers of the team's latest acquisitions. The Nationals were a sleeping giant all winter. Show More Summary

Here's The Biggest Surprise At The JPMorgan Squash Tournament So Far

Miguel Rodriguez came from two games down against England's Peter Barker to become the first ever South American to progress to the quarter-finals of a Professional Squash Association World Series event. In the final eight he will face Gregory Gaultier of France. Produced by Jason Gaines. Show More Summary

The Nationals Just Became The World Series Favorite With A Monster Contract For Free Agent Pitcher Max Scherzer

The Washington Nationals have signed the biggest prize in free agency, agreeing to a 7-year, $210 million contract with former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer according to Ken Rosenthal of While the total value of the deal was shocking to many it is actually more team-friendly than it sounds. Show More Summary

Highlighting the Best and Worst 2014-2015 MLB Offseason Makeovers

Since the 2014 World Series wrapped up on October 29, we've been treated to one of the busiest MLB offseasons in recent memory. From surprise free-agent signings to numerous blockbuster trades, it's been an exciting winter for baseball...Show More Summary

Kyle Spencer’s Game 4 Buck

Today’s reader success story comes from Kyle Spencer, who arrowed a terrific buck on the same day that his Kansas City Royals were playing Game 4 in the World Series. When it was all said and done, the Royals didn’t win that game, but I think Kyle was still a happy camper with this great buck on […]

What you missed in the Smart World: Smart bike grips, new IoT platforms

This week’s Smart World Series features a smart bike grip, fresh solutions for retrofitting your home into a smart one, the latest trends for developers interested in the Internet of Things (IoT), and much more.  . For those who missed last … Continue reading ?

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