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Nats' Harper starts brawl after getting plunked

11:38 PM ET ESPN.com news services Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper charged San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning of the teams’ game on Monday, leading to a bench-clearing brawl between the two clubs. Strickland plunked Harper in the hip with a 98 mph fastball. Harper then gestured at Strickland with his bat, strode to the mound, threw his helmet at the Giants pitcher and the two exchanged blows as benches cleared. “You either go to first base or you go after him and I decided to ...

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Mark Zuckerberg: Getting into Harvard made my parents proud

Mark Zuckerberg famously dropped out of Harvard in 2004 to move to Silicon Valley and work on a little website called The Facebook. On Thursday, he returned to Cambridge to collect an honorary doctorate and give a commencement speech to the class of 2017. “If I get through this speech today, it will be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard,” said Zuckerberg, who swapped out his signature casual wear for a suit and tie. Though Zuckerberg has repeatedly said he has no intentions of running for office, ...

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Celtics' Stevens: LeBron keeps getting better

2:53 AM ET BOSTON — After watching Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James shred his team’s defense during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said James has continued to improve his play in recent years and that there are no obvious answers on how to slow him down. James erupted for 38 points on 14-of-24 shooting and added nine rebounds and seven assists in 42 minutes of play during Cleveland’s 117-104 win at TD Garden. He accounted for 55 of the 105 points the Cavaliers ...

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Tuition-free college is getting bigger. Here's where it's offered

Tuition-free college comes with strings Once unthinkable, tuition-free college has become a reality. Three states and one city have enacted measures in the past two years. And lawmakers in several other places across the country are considering similar programs. More than 30,000 Tennesseans and 7,000 Oregonians have gone to community college tuition free already. Students in New York and San Francisco are set to start on the same path this fall. And it’s picking up steam, with lawmakers in several other places across the country considering similar programs. The issue ...

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Tekken 7 Getting PS4 Bundles In Europe

The upcoming multiplatform fighting game Tekken 7 is getting a PS4 Pro bundle in Europe. PlayStation France has announced a new system bundle that comes with the souped-up PS4 (1 TB) and a copy of Tekken 7. There will apparently also be a Slim (500 GB) version. A listing at UK retailer Game shows a price of £250 for the Slim edition, though it’s not clear what the Pro versionw will cost. TEKKEN 7 Deluxe Edition avec notamment 2 personnages supplémentaires et un nouveau mode de jeu sera disponible le ...

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Shea Moisture pulls an ad after getting hammered on social media

The most tone-deaf ads ever? Another day, another brand under fire for an ad that many customers saw as tone-deaf. Shea Moisture is fighting backlash on social media after the brand, a family-owned business with deep ties to the black community, launched a spot that opened with a black woman discussing the difficulties of dealing with her natural hair, but quickly transitioned to two white women — a blonde and a redhead. One said she didn’t “know what to do” with her hair and the other complained about dyeing it. ...

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Think Twice Before Getting Excited for Nintendo’s Upcoming SNES

In July 2016, we first covered the Mini Classic NES, later officially called the NES Classic Edition. It was a tiny Nintendo with original controllers, 30 preloaded games, and an original controller. As information leaked out, it became clear this thing was really going to be something special, with excellent game reproduction and multiple graphics modes, plus some saved game options that didn’t exist when the NES first launched. My significant other is a fan of classic Nintendo and I never got to play most of the games from the NES ...

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Think Twice Before Getting Excited for Nintendo’s Upcoming SNES

In July 2016, we first covered the Mini Classic NES, later officially called the NES Classic Edition. It was a tiny Nintendo with original controllers, 30 preloaded games, and an original controller. As information leaked out, it became clear this thing was really going to be something special, with excellent game reproduction and multiple graphics modes, plus some saved game options that didn’t exist when the NES first launched. My significant other is a fan of classic Nintendo and I never got to play most of the games from the NES ...

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NYC Uber drivers could soon start getting tips

5 stunning stats about Uber New York City is on its way to mandating that Uber allow tips. On Monday, the Taxi and Limousine Commission — which regulates yellow cabs and for-hire vehicles — said will propose a rule requiring Uber and similar services to enable tipping in their apps. That’s according to a letter that was sent from deputy commissioner Christoper Wilson to the Independent Drivers Guild on Monday and viewed by CNNTech. IDG, which formed last May, is a coalition of 50,000 drivers for companies like Uber, Lyft ...

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It pays to be a genius. Especially if you're getting divorced

Suddenly single? How to handle your money In Britain, being a “genius” can save you a bundle on a divorce. But you’ll have to convince a judge you fit the bill. A former star investor who made hundreds of millions for Lone Star Funds in Japan failed to qualify this week. William Randall “Randy” Work was unable to persuade a divorce court on Tuesday that his “genius” in business meant he should be entitled to a larger share of his $ 225 million family fortune than the 50% typically awarded. ...

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