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Breakouts, sleepers and best team names in fantasy football

2:06 PM ET Twitter gives you 140 characters. Snapchat gives you 10 seconds. And if my kids are any indication, you get two seconds to impress on TV before they keep flipping. We are a short-attention-span, slideshow-worshipping, list-loving society. So in honor of that, it is an annual preseason tradition. These are 10 lists … of 10. List 1: 10 players who are not currently being drafted as starters in ESPN.com leagues (top 10 QB/TE or top 20 RB/WR) that I believe will finish as such Everything you need to ...

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Preseason power rankings: Top 25 loaded with familiar names

9:40 AM ET As if you needed another reason to get excited about the Alabama–Florida State opener, the Power Rankings oblige. In news that surely will stun the college football world, the Tide and Seminoles top ESPN’s preseason Power Rankings. The 1-2 matchup on Sept. 2 adds even more spice to a contest featuring mentor and protégé (Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher, respectively), two dynamic young quarterbacks (FSU’s Deondre Francois and Alabama’s Jalen Hurts) and the two best defensive backs in the country (Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick and Florida State’s Derwin ...

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Preseason power rankings: Top 25 loaded with familiar names

9:40 AM ET As if you needed another reason to get excited about the Alabama–Florida State opener, the Power Rankings oblige. In news that surely will stun the college football world, the Tide and Seminoles top ESPN’s preseason Power Rankings. The 1-2 matchup on Sept. 2 adds even more spice to a contest featuring mentor and protégé (Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher, respectively), two dynamic young quarterbacks (FSU’s Deondre Francois and Alabama’s Jalen Hurts) and the two best defensive backs in the country (Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick and Florida State’s Derwin ...

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AT&T names John Stankey to run Time Warner media businesses

John Stankey, one of the top lieutenants to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, will oversee Time Warner’s media businesses after AT&T’s acquisition of the company is complete, AT&T announced Friday. Stankey knows AT&T inside and out, having worked there for three decades in a number of leadership positions, including chief strategy officer, CEO of business solutions, and CEO of operations. Soon he will have oversight of some of the best-known media brands in the world, including HBO, Warner Bros., and CNN. AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner’s media brands was announced in ...

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Trump names new Fed regulatory chief

Janet Yellen on Dodd-Frank: ‘I wouldn’t want to see the clock turned back’ President Donald Trump has pledged to “do a big number” on the 2010 reform law known as Dodd-Frank, and now he’s named his point man for the job. On Monday, Trump named Randal Quarles, a former top Treasury Department official in the George W. Bush administration, as his choice for the Federal Reserve’s vice chair for supervision post, filling one of three vacancies on the board. The president’s nomination will require Senate confirmation. Quarles is the first ...

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The biggest names in tech head to the White House

Is President Trump ready to mend fences with Silicon Valley? The White House is hosting a summit Monday with top talent in technology. It’s the first meeting of the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order Trump signed last month. The group will talk about reforming the H-1B visa program, which Trump has criticized and says is abused by tech firms that use it to import cheap labor. Also on the council’s agenda: modernizing the government’s technology infrastructure and keeping its computers safe from cyber attacks. Related: ...

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Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser

US President Donald Trump has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as his national security adviser. He will replace Lt Gen Michael Flynn who was fired after just three weeks and three days in the job. A lieutenant general with the US Army, HR McMaster served in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he worked on a government anti-corruption drive. Mr Trump’s first choice, retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward, turned down the role, citing “personal reasons”. How much has Trump achieved so far? Russia: The scandal Trump can’t shake Profile: The new national ...

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Wired names Nicholas Thompson to take over for Scott Dadich

Scott Dadich is leaving as editor-in-chief of Wired. He will be replaced by Nicholas Thompson. The editor-in-chief at Wired, one of the best known technology publications, is out. Scott Dadich, the lead editor at Wired, is leaving the Condé Nast owned news outlet after a four year stay. Nicholas Thompson will be replacing Dadich at Wired in what will be Thompson’s second go around at the publication. Thompson previously served as a senior editor there from 2005 to 2010. Thompson told CNN he’s ready to return to the magazine to ...

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The Huffington Post names Lydia Polgreen as new top editor

The Huffington Post has found itself a new editor-in-chief to replace the website’s namesake and founder. Lydia Polgreen, a veteran editor at the New York Times, has been tapped to fill the top editorial role at HuffPost, the site announced Tuesday. Polgreen, 41, will succeed Arianna Huffington, the digital media pioneer who founded the site in 2005. Huffington stepped down as the site’s editor-in-chief in August to focus on her new wellness and lifestyle venture, Thrive Global. Related: Arianna Huffington’s new venture takes shape In an interview with her new ...

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