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The happiest — and most miserable — college football fan bases

METHODOLOGY The Fan Happiness Index is built from these six categories: Program power: Combination of strength of records from 2012-2016 and current FPI compared to recent history. Rivalry dominance: Combination of wins above expectation over rivals in past five seasons and how a team’s FPI compares to its rivals’. Coaching stability: How close a coach is to being fired, based on Phil Steele’s coaching stability rankings. Recruiting trend: Difference in percentage of five-, four- and three-star recruits in current class vs. expectation. Revenue growth: Difference between revenue earned in 2016 ...

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Which NFL teams are most likely to go worst to first?

Aug 18, 2017 Vince Verhei We told you so. Dak Prescott was No. 3 in the NFL in Total QBR in 2016. But after accounting for historical data on draft position, early-career performance and roster status, two other young passers have a better chance of being franchise QBs. They’re young, they need reps … and now they’re about to get them. Here’s the annual ranking of the NFL’s top 25 breakout prospects from Football Outsiders. Which teams have the NFL’s best talent under the age of 25? Football Outsiders ranks ...

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'Skunk in the outfield': How the most epic trick play in history broke baseball

7:54 AM ET The Portsmouth High Patriots, like almost every high school baseball team, kept a trick play in their pocket. Theirs was called the “phantom pickoff throw”: The pitcher would spin as if making a pickoff attempt but keep the ball tucked in his glove. His fielders would act as if the throw had gone wild, make a lot of noise and chase after it, and the runner — tricked — would start to run to the next base. The pitcher would casually throw him out. This play worked. ...

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The ISS is Getting the Most Powerful Computer Ever Sent to Space

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When SpaceX’s next mission launches on August 14, it won’t just be carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has partnered with HP to perform a long-term experiment on how high-end, modern computers will perform in space compared with on Earth. Space, as you may or may not know, is absolutely murder on electronics. Cosmic rays are sufficiently plentiful that astronauts since the 1960s have reported seeing flashes of light when their eyes ...

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SpaceX to launch most powerful computer ever sent to space station

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket make a flawless landing A SpaceX rocket is ready to deliver one of the most high-tech payloads ever to the International Space Station. When the Falcon 9 rocket blasts off on Monday, one of the items on board will be a supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE, Tech30), dubbed the “Spaceborne Computer.” If it works, it could be the most powerful commercial, off-the-shelf computer ever to operate in space. Astronauts aboard the space station already have a bunch of devices you’d find at your local ...

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Barnwell: NFL teams most likely to improve — and decline — in 2017

7:05 AM ET To figure out what’s likely to happen in 2017, we have to take a step back and look at what really went down in 2016. Several underlying metrics have historically been effective in projecting whether teams are likely to improve or decline in the upcoming season. The games aren’t played on paper, but the paper can tell us a lot before the games even begin. More people play on ESPN than anywhere else. Join or create a league in the No. 1 Fantasy Football game! Sign up ...

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Python Tops 2017’s Most Popular Programming Languages

Trying to decide which programming languages to study, whether prior to college, during it, or in continuing professional development can have a significant impact on your employment prospects and opportunities thereafter. Given this, periodic efforts have been made to rank the most important and popular languages over time, to give more insight into where’s the best place to focus one’s efforts. IEEE Spectrum has just put together its fourth interactive list of top programming languages. The group designed the list to allow users to weight their own interests and use-cases ...

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Python Tops 2017’s Most Popular Programming Languages

Trying to decide which programming languages to study, whether prior to college, during it, or in continuing professional development can have a significant impact on your employment prospects and opportunities thereafter. Given this, periodic efforts have been made to rank the most important and popular languages over time, to give more insight into where’s the best place to focus one’s efforts. IEEE Spectrum has just put together its fourth interactive list of top programming languages. The group designed the list to allow users to weight their own interests and use-cases ...

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Which All-Star starting lineup can do the most damage?

9:05 PM ET Right when you think you’ve seen everything in baseball: Justin Smoak, All-Star starter. Not that Smoak isn’t having a good season. The Toronto Blue Jays first baseman entered Sunday hitting .300/.368/.592 with 22 home runs and 52 RBIs, leading American League first basemen in OPS and trailing only Logan Morrison in WAR. Still, he has to be one of the least likely All-Star starters in recent memory. Even when the mostly forgettable Kosuke Fukudome of the Cubs started for the National League in 2008, it wasn’t a ...

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Porsche reveals most powerful 911 ever

Take the ride of your life in a Porsche Porsche has just unveiled the fastest and most powerful version of its iconic 911 sports car. The new 911 GT2 RS is powered by a turbocharged 700-horsepower 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine. The rear-wheel-drive car can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 2.7 seconds and has a top speed of 211 miles an hour. That makes it the fastest road-legal 911 the company has ever produced. The engine is based on the one now used in the 580-horsepower Porsche ...

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