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T-wolves offer tours to public of Target Center renovation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Target Center renovation is three months from completion, and the Minnesota Timberwolves will conduct no-cost tours of the progress for the public. Construction is on track to conclude in time for the upcoming season. The first-come, fi

Microsoft’s Imagine Cup crowns its 15th winner, the X.GLU smart glucose meter for kids

 Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup, a global competition of high-tech student projects, reached its culmination this week accompanied by the usual pomp at the company’s headquarters in Redmond. The winner of the $100,000 grand prize and 365 day

We meet again! 2017 Big 12 revenge tour

These Big 12 teams lost in non-conference play last season.

Finland WRC: Tanak grabs early lead for M-Sport

The Estonian – who won June’s Rally Sardinia earlier in the year, his first WRC overall win – completed the 1.44 mile Harju test in 1m44.1s, 1.1s clear of his nearest challenger.“I have big respect for these roads,” said Tanak. “When you have a go

Slug-Inspired Glue Patches Beating Hearts

A new glue inspired by slug slime can mend a broken heart.

Inside the Del Mar Opening Day Hat Contest

Meet the woman behind one of the summer staples of San Diego.

Rays acquire LHP Dan Jennings from White Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired help for an inconsistent bullpen, obtaining left-handed reliever Dan Jennings from the Chicago White Sox for minor league first baseman Casey Gillaspie.

The Astros are going from really good to possibly great

The Houston Astros own the American League’s best record. That’s a sentence you’re going to see a lot in coming years. While the Astros are having a great amount of success today, they are poised to keep improving. There are a multitude of factors that

Cancer-death button gets jammed by gut bacterium

A type of bacterium is associated with the recurrence of colorectal cancer and poor outcomes, research show. Scientists found that Fusobacterium nucleatum in the gut can stop chemotherapy from causing a type of cancer cell death called apoptosis.

The Most Incredible Art Ever Made With MS Paint

Microsoft announcing that they’re going to be discontinuing Paint, the free art program that has come with every copy of Windows since 1985, is a tragedy. The humble graphics program was the first […] The post The Most Incredible Art Ever Made Wit

Surprise! “True Detective” is back — can Mahershala Ali save it?

After a dismal second season, the once-beloved HBO show is on track for a return with Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali

The 10 craziest NFL offseason stories

Of all the most-watched American professional team sports, football has the most sprawling offseason. For the fans obsessed with it, and the media tasked to cover it, that means filling a lot of time.Nearly six months have passed since the Patriots turned bac

Flacco out with back injury; Ravens may bring in Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Joe Flacco will miss at least the first week of training camp because of a back injury.

Drivers divided over F1 halo cockpit device

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) The 'halo' cockpit head protection system that will be mandatory on Formula One cars next season protects drivers from the potentially fatal impact of objects like a loose wheel traveling at up to 225 kph (140 mph).

Dismissed Oregon receiver Darren Carrington signs with Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Former Oregon receiver Darren Carrington has signed with Utah.

AP Source: Bob Bradley will coach MLS expansion club LAFC

LOS ANGELES (AP) A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Bob Bradley will be the first coach of the Los Angeles Football Club, the MLS expansion franchise due to begin play next year.

Magic, guard Arron Afflalo agree to free agent deal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Free agent guard Arron Afflalo is rejoining the Orlando Magic.

Bottas feels at home at Mercedes as a challenger, not No. 2

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Valtteri Bottas feels like he finally belongs at Mercedes, and that is not as a support driver to Lewis Hamilton.

Cardinals recall Weaver to start Thursday, option Mayers to Memphis

St. Louis Cardinals recall pitcher Luke Weaver, option pitcher Mike Mayers to Triple-A Memphis Redbirds

Patook wants to be Tinder for platonic friendships

 Technology isn’t necessarily the best solution for forging new real life connections, whatever the collective marketing spiel of the web’s social giants likes to claim. But Patook is having a crack at the tricky feat of remotely sparking fri

Embody an 80s family robot in Funny or Die’s feature-length VR flick ‘Miyubi’

 In VR, we’re all robots, but some experiences make that a bit more apparent than others. Today, Oculus is releasing a VR comedy called “Miyubi.” The experience, produced by Funny or Die and Felix & Paul Studios, is the longest VR

Pistons #Trending: Nike and Flagstar Bank (VIDEO)

Pistons unveil new jerseys

Uganda coach gives federation ultimatum over unpaid wages

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) Uganda coach Milutin Sredojevic has given the national soccer federation a final ultimatum to settle the $64,000 which he says it owes him in unpaid wages - or he will leave.

Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan

The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. Obesity and advanced age, which have been reported as risk factors, are also on the rise. Scientists are concerned because sleep apnea may diminish healthspan

Five vascular diseases linked to one common genetic variant

Genome-wide association studies have implicated a common genetic variant in chromosome 6p24 in coronary artery disease, as well as four other vascular diseases: migraine headache, cervical artery dissection, fibromuscular dysplasia, and hypertension. However

Simulations signal early success for fractal-based retinal implants

Computer simulations of electrical charges sent to retinal implants based on fractal geometry have researchers moving forward with their eyes focused on biological testing.

Sauber aims to finalise engine deal before summer break

The Frenchman has also made it clear that the Swiss team has to have current technology rather than year-old units, despite the inevitable extra cost.Sauber finally confirmed earlier today that it has cancelled plans to join forces with Honda next year, leavi

Net30 wants to fix the construction industry’s payments problem

 The invoicing and payments process in the commercial construction industry is broken. It takes a median of about 70 days to get paid, which means contractors are often stuck without enough working capital. Net30, a startup in Y Combinator’s curren

Markets bet on surge in earnings growth

Analysts are factoring in a 45 per cent rise in corporate profits in next two years

Away from the Spotlight: Road trip of a lifetime (VIDEO)

The Grosse Pointe Avengers head to Cuba

Twins exchange C Murphy for minor-league LHP Moya

The Minnesota Twins acquired minor-league left-hander Gabriel Moya from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for catcher John Ryan Murphy

LA Galaxy fire coach Curt Onalfo, re-hire Sigi Schmid

CARSON, Calif. (AP) The LA Galaxy fired coach Curt Onalfo on Thursday just 20 games into his first season and re-hired veteran coach Sigi Schmid to take over the struggling MLS powerhouse.

EXL Q2 net profit up 24 percent at USD 20.3 million

The Nasdaq-listed firm had recorded a net profit of USD 16.3 million in the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.

“Dancing with the Stars” is trying to recruit Sean Spicer: Report

Spicer spent a day in New York City in "high-level meetings" with news organizations

Cycflix lets you watch Netflix, but only if you keep up the pace

 Netflix (and social media, and Seamless, and the convenience economy, and so on) has totally wrecked my fitness routine. But a new program from Dublin Institute of Technology student Ronan Byrne may save the day. Cycflix is a project that lets you hook

Twins send catcher Murphy to D-backs for left-hander Moya

PHOENIX (AP) The Minnesota Twins are sending Triple-A catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Double-A left-hander Gabriel Moya.

Twins send catcher Murphy to D-backs for left-hander Moya

PHOENIX (AP) The Minnesota Twins are sending Triple-A catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Double-A left-hander Gabriel Moya.

Claris completes injectables biz sale, to inform about transfer to shareholders by Oct

The company said it will discuss with its advisors and identify the most efficient method of transferring a significant majority of the net proceeds to its shareholder

Claris completes injectables biz sale, to inform about transfer to shareholders by Oct

The company said it will discuss with its advisors and identify the most efficient method of transferring a significant majority of the net proceeds to its shareholder

Apple discontinues iPod nano and shuffle and doubles iPod touch capacities to 32GB and 128GB

 Get out the Kleenex and hit play on the Boyz II Men musical montages — it’s officially the end of an era. Three years after discontinuing the iPod classic, Apple is finally doing the same its lower-end brethren, the shuffle and nano. The co
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