Technology

June 19, 2019 - 3:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is branching out — offline. Blevins revealed Wednesday he is writing three books to be published later this year, including a how-to on streaming video games and a graphic novel. The 28-year-old professional gamer and...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, Javier Tebas, the president of the Spanish La Liga, speaks during the World Football summit in Madrid, Spain. The Spanish soccer league says the country's data protection agency doesn't understand the technology being used on its official app. The league was fined 250,000 euros ($283,000) for using a microphone in its app, but says it will challenge the decision. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
June 12, 2019 - 8:03 am
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer league says the country's data protection agency doesn't understand the technology being used on its official app. The league was fined 250,000 euros ($283,000) for using a microphone in its app, but says it will challenge the decision. The league says the agency's...
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Kim Goldman poses for a portrait Friday, June 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. Goldman has continued to make the case publicly that it was O.J. Simpson who killed her brother and Simpson's ex-wife on a June night in 1994. Beginning Wednesday, Goldman will examine the case in a 10-episode podcast, "Confronting: OJ Simpson." She'll interview her brother's old friends, the police detective who investigated the killings, attorneys for the defense and prosecution, and two of the 12 jurors who voted to acquit Simpson. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 10, 2019 - 2:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Goldman was not just Kim Goldman's big brother. He was her hero and protector, the guy who pulled a terrified teenager from a devastating car wreck 34 years ago and rode to the hospital in the ambulance with her. The person every guy had to go through if they wanted to ask...
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An issue of Sports Illustrated is displayed on a newsstand, Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in New York. Authentic Brands Group, which manages retail names like Juicy Couture and Nautica, is buying the sports magazine for $110 million. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 28, 2019 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated magazine has been sold for $110 million to a company that specializes in managing fashion, entertainment and sports brands, including marketing rights to Shaquille O'Neal and Muhammad Ali. The seller, Meredith Corp., will continue running the print edition and the...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2018, file photo, fans watch the competition between the Philadelphia Fusion and the London Spitfire during the Overwatch League Grand Finals, at Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games. Nanzer tweeted Friday night, May 24, 2019, he was moving on from Activision Blizzard, the company behind the Overwatch game and league, for a “new opportunity.” He didn’t provide further details or a firm timeline except to say he’ll be leaving “soon.” Epic Games tells ESPN they will hire Nanzer to help turn the world’s most popular video game into a viable esport. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
May 24, 2019 - 11:26 pm
Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games. Nanzer tweeted he will be moving on from Activision Blizzard, the company behind the Overwatch game and league, for a "new opportunity." He didn'...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after the NCAA voted to table a discussion regarding esports, "League of Legends" publisher Riot Games launched a governing body for its college and high school competitive video game activities. The Riot Scholastic Association of America (RSAA) will feature a six-member...
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May 07, 2019 - 2:45 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story May 3 about legalizing sports betting in Montana, The Associated Press erroneously reported John Iverson's position with the Montana Tavern Association. He is the association's government affairs counsel, not its executive director. A corrected version of the story...
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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 20, 2019 - 4:20 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Some soccer players in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse for posting about the 24-hour campaign. Talks with the social media companies are now being urgently sought by the Professional Footballers' Association, which...
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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 18, 2019 - 2:33 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA is backing a 24-hour social media boycott by professional players in England in a protest against racial abuse and revealed plans for a new global campaign to eradicate discrimination in soccer. Following a series of high-profile cases in recent weeks, the...
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April 17, 2019 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and...
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