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On this wild night, the most important Baby Bomber isn't Aaron Judge

10:16 AM ET NEW YORK — Never. Not when he was a kid growing up in the Dominican Republic. Not when he became a pro in the New York Yankees‘ minor league system. Never. Luis Severino says he has never started a playoff game. At any level. Anywhere. Never. Still, he is not sweating his first win-or-go-home start Tuesday night in the American League wild-card game against the Minnesota Twins. “It’s the same game,” Severino, 23, said with a big belly laugh, seemingly unworried and unfazed as he stood in ...

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Reporters are in Puerto Rico to tell an important story

Reporters tell an important story in Puerto Rico President Trump claims “fake news” journalists aren’t telling the real story in Puerto Rico, even though reporters are on the ground witnessing the devastation firsthand. CNN’s Leyla Santiago was born on the island and she has been reporting from there since Hurricane Maria made landfall nearly two weeks ago. She told Brian Stelter on Sunday’s “Reliable Sources” that large swaths of land are still inaccessible. She said journalists often have found that they’ve arrived in some regions before first responders. In Santiago’s ...

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Why Canelo-GGG is so important to Oscar De La Hoya

11:38 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Oscar De La Hoya looked content. The chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, which he founded in 2001 while still active during a Hall of Fame boxing career in which he won 10 world titles in six weight classes, had a smile on his face as he walked into the room, greeted his visitor and took a seat on a plush chair. He was wearing a comfortable-looking white bathrobe and matching slippers, then ordered a plate of soft tacos and a cup of ...

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

Google has been holding its annual developer conference for ten years now, but I/O is no longer just a developer conference. It’s a place for Google to announce and show off some of its latest technologies, and talk about the future. At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car. Here are the five most important things announced at I/O. Android O beta The next version ...

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SNP conference: Scotland at 'hugely important crossroads'

The SNP are set to launch their spring conference by declaring that Scotland is at a “hugely important crossroads”. Delegates will gather in Aberdeen just 24 hours after the Scottish and UK governments clashed over a second independence referendum. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that a referendum should go ahead on her timescale. It followed Prime Minister Theresa May rejecting calls for a second independence vote before Brexit. Ahead of the two-day conference, deputy first minister John Swinney said the contrast between the SNP and the Conservatives “could not ...

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Most important jobs up for grabs in spring training

11:03 AM ET An undercurrent of frustration exists among team staffers these days as they wait for their players to return from service in the World Baseball Classic. Decisions about roster spots and starting spots must be made soon, but some candidates are playing for WBC teams, while others are competing against depleted lineups and pitching staffs in exhibition games. The most informed decisions are not possible in the current context. “You spend all winter putting together a team,” said one evaluator, “and then you don’t get to see them ...

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New Samsung security camera hacks show yet again why it’s important to have a good firewall

The saga of hacks made on Samsung’s popular SmartCam security cameras are a perfect illustration of why your network defense must start with a well-managed firewall. It has become impossible to rely on IoT device makers to create completely secure devices, and unworkable to have to keep them all up to date even when patches are provided. So while the history of these hacks isn’t unique, it does provide a good case study. Devices start out problematic and usually get worse Most IoT devices use a customized version of an off-the-shelf OS distribution, ...

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Lara Croft Go Dev on Console Versions and Why Pokemon Go is Important

Square Enix Montreal’s critically acclaimed mobile game Lara Croft Go recently made its way onto PS4, Vita, and PC. Like the Hitman Go port before it, the game translates well to traditional platforms, allowing you to easily navigate across its puzzle-filled stages. While the new release contains all the content released for the original at launch and this past Thanksgiving, it also features a new expansion. Titled Mirror of Spirits, the new campaign takes place in Croft Manor after it has been altered by an ancient artifact that shatters reality, ...

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Why Notre Dame could be the most important game of Charlie Strong's Texas career

9:28 AM ET AUSTIN, Texas — The kids kept looking up at the scoreboard. Notre Dame 38, Texas 3. A freshman class built up as the potential saviors of the program walked into historic Notre Dame Stadium and tasted their first mouthful of big-time college football. And they got their butts kicked. “I saw some guys give in. You could see it in some of their eyes,” said Texas senior tight end Caleb Bluiett. “You want to see some anger in that type of a game. We had a young ...

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