Superb starting pitching can carry a team to a World Series title, as the Chicago White Sox showed in 2005, when Jose Contreras, Mark Buehrle, Jon Garland and Freddy Garcia combined for a 9-1 record and a 2.84 earned-run average, four complete games and nine quality starts during an 11-1 run...
It's no secret Kobe Bryant and former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni didn't have the best basketball relationship. D'Antoni and the Lakers sputtered to a combined 67-87 record over the last two seasons, resulting in the coach's resignation last May. Show More Summary
"Deleveraging? What Deleveraging?" No, that's not the title of a Zero Hedge article from 2011, 2012, 2013 and so on (because we have written on the concept of global "deleveraging" simply because there has been none). It is, however,...Show More Summary
In 1966, the Redskins beat the Giants 72-41. No two teams have ever combined for that many points in a single game.
Singer-songwriter Tom VandenAvond and folk rockers Larry and His Flask have collaborated on the new album Endtimes, out today on Hillgrass Bluebilly Records. VandenAvond’s raspy vocals and heartfelt songwriting, combined with Larry and...Show More Summary
Let's hear it for the state of Florida, our nation's chief importer of losses and exporter of points. So far this season, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Miami Dolphins hold a combined 1-8 record, thereby continuing...Show More Summary
Is a combined 3-1 record really impressive when two of those wins come against Jacksonville? Both the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles enter Week 3 relatively happy with their season so far, with a combined record of 3-1. Show More Summary
The combined average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces this summer was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to a new report released by NOAA. August alone saw several record-breaking climate anomalies worldwide. If this trend continues, 2014 will be the warmest year ever recorded. Read more...
Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are selling like hot cakes, as the company has just announced that a record 4 million combined iPhone 6 versions have been preordered in the first 24 hours, further confirming previous reports of record sales. Show More Summary
Apple already announced a record number of pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, revealing it sold 4 million combined units in the first 24 hours of preorder availability, and thus confirming similar reports from AT&T and independent checks with Apple and its carrier partners’ online stores in the markets the new iPhones will launch first. Show More Summary
Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went up for pre-order just three days ago, and as expected, they've helped set a new sales record. The company announced today that combined sales of the new 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones topped 4 million in the first...
The first two games of the Jay Gruden era for the Washington Redskins looked like they made for a quick start, with games against Houston and then Jacksonville at home, who combined for a 6-26 record last season. But suddenly, nothing looks easy for the Redskins as they try to rebound from a 3-13 season. Show More Summary
By Andrew Sachais: Comcast's (NASDAQ:CMCSA) (NASDAQ:CMCSK) share price is moving toward record highs on a combination of strong organic growth and a planned merger with Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC). Many in the media industry fear the deal between Comcast and Time Warner could lead to a monopoly-like competition environment. Show More Summary
Last month U.S.-listed ETFs attracted $15 billion in new money, which, when combined with new highs for the market, helped total assets climb 3% to a record $1.9 trillion. Yet ETF.com, which published the numbers today, notes that asset gathering for the industry is behind 2013 levels: $106 billion of year-to-date inflows is dwarfed by [...]
The FIBA World Cup was advertised as a two-team race, and it has lived up to that billing through the midway point of the group stage. Both Team USA and Spain boast 3-0 records and a combined average margin of victory of 32.2 points....Show More Summary
The great Philly psychedelic garage rockers Purling Hiss have a new album called Weirdon coming this month, and today they’ve shared an absolute gem from that record. It’s called “Forcefield Of Solitude,” and it somehow combines a droning art-rock trance with a rollicking classic rock car stereo jam. It’s equally suited for pumping fists or [...]
Ex Hex put on a damn great set of music during SXSW at Waterloo Records. Up until that time, I had heard only track but their set of edgy set combining power-pop and punk completely won me over. Check out two of the tracks below. Here is some info from Merge. Ex Hex is Mary [...]
Amazon, which sells more books than every other seller combined, isn’t afraid to push publishers around to get what it wants. Earlier this year, the ecommerce giant removed pre-order buttons, increased shipping times, and reduced discounts on books published by the Hachette Book Group as part of a contract dispute between the two companies. Show More Summary
Since Peyton Manning joined the Broncos in 2012, Denver has dominated the AFC West, rolling to a combined 26-6 regular season record. The Broncos have fattened up on their divisional foes, winning 12-of-13 against West competition. The only AFC West club to defeat the Broncos in this span? The Chargers, who won at Denver last…
A combined unit with prime Central Park views at the venerable San Remo was the most expensive sale of the week, according to city records.