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Stanton smacks homer No. 50 for game winner

4:39 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton hit his 50th home run to break an eighth-inning tie, helping the Marlins sweep the San Diego Padres with a 6-2 victory Sunday. Stanton became the first National League player to reach 50 homers since Prince Fielder hit 50 for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007. Stanton’s 17th homer in August tied him for the second-most in MLB history in the month, behind Rudy York’s 18 in 1937. Giancarlo Stanton’s hot hitting might boost his trade value to new heights, but will ...

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Mega Millions winner comes forward to claim $393 million prize

Another day, another large novelty check boasting an enormous amount of money. Just a day after Mavis Wanczyk appeared at the Massachusetts lottery headquarters to accept the largest lottery prize ever paid to a single player, another lucky jackpot winner made her public debut in Illinois on Friday. Patricia Busking won the $ 393 million Mega Millions jackpot on August 11, more than a week before Wanczyk landed the $ 758.7 million Powerball grand prize. “The last two weeks have been a whirlwind. We’ve been overwhelmed,” Busking said at a ...

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No Powerball winner, jackpot climbs again

What happens when you win the lottery? Didn’t win the $ 393 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday? A massive Powerball grand prize is still up for grabs. There was yet again no Powerball winner after a drawing Saturday night, so the jackpot will roll over to the next drawing on Wednesday night. Powerball officials estimate the jackpot for the Wednesday drawing at $ 430 million. The Powerball prize pool has been building since June 10. One player in Illinois won the Mega Millions jackpot on Friday night. The odds ...

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Boeing vs. Airbus: A new winner emerges at the Paris Air Show

Jaw-dropping aerobatic feats at Paris Air Show Final score: Boeing 571, Airbus 326. Boeing has claimed bragging rights over Airbus at the Paris Air Show, winning more aircraft deals at the biennial event than its European arch-rival for the first time since 2012. Boeing(BA) is leaving the show with orders and commitments for more than 571 new aircraft worth $ 74.8 billion at list prices. Airbus(EADSF), based in the southern French city of Toulouse, secured 326 new orders worth $ 39.7 billion. “I’ve never been this busy, I’ve never been ...

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How the Reality Winner case is a 'cautionary tale' for journalists

The start of a Trump crackdown on leakers? A New York Times reporter who is well-versed in dealing with anonymous sources and leaking has some advice for journalists: Be more careful. Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Goldman called the case of a former government contractor who could now face prison time for allegedly leaking classified information to the media a “cautionary tale” for reporters and whistle blowers. Goldman spoke with CNN’s Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources” on Sunday about Reality Winner, a 25-year-old ex-National Security Agency contractor. Winner was arrested June ...

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Madden Bowl Winner Docked $3,000 For “Inappropriate” Tweets

Chris “Dubby” McFarland won this year’s Madden Bowl, proving himself to be the best Madden player in the land. He won a prize of $ 75,000 for his performance–but due to some recent controversy, he’s been docked $ 3,000. In a statement released this week, EA announced that it has taken back the money for “inappropriate” content posted to his personal Twitter feed. His tweets, which have since been deleted, violated EA’s Code of Conduct. McFarland also loses 100 Madden NFL Championship Series points as part of his punishment. The ...

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White forgot to keep ball from SB game winner

8:38 PM ET ESPN.com news services New England Patriots running back James White can’t tell you what happened to the football from the final play of Super Bowl LI. White scored the winning touchdown in overtime as the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28. What happened to the ball after that is anyone’s guess, White said on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” show on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of fans weathered cold, snowy and windy conditions to line the streets of Boston on Tuesday as part of the New England Patriots’ ...

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Madden 17 Accurately Predicts Super Bowl 51 Winner [UPDATE]

[UPDATE 2] The Patriots defeated the Falcons tonight 34-28 in Super Bowl LI. The Madden simulation predicted the Patriots would come from behind and win, 27-24. [UPDATE] EA Sports has released the results of its simulation. The Patriots will come from behind in the final minute to defeat the Falcons 27-24, according to the simulation. Tom Brady connects to Julian Edelman for the game-winning TD. Here’s to hoping the actual game is this exciting. The original story is below. Football fans have to wait until Sunday to find out who ...

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Nike is big winner in Alabama-Clemson rematch

Under Armour CEO: We’re ‘in the fight’ with Nike There is one guaranteed winner in Monday night’s college football championship rematch between the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers: Nike. Both programs have multi-year apparel deals with Nike. Alabama’s is an eight-year, $ 30 million deal that runs out in 2018. Clemson’s agreement with Nike, also for eight years, is worth $ 23 million and lasts until 2022. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Sir Bradley Wiggins: Tour de France winner & five-time Olympic champion retires

Media playback is not supported on this device Five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling aged 36. Britain’s first Tour de France winner, in 2012, said he had fulfilled a “childhood aspiration” of making a career out of the sport. “I’ve met my idols and ridden alongside the best for 20 years,” he said. “2016 is the end of the road for this chapter, onwards and upwards. Kids from Kilburn don’t win Olympic golds and the Tour de France! They do now.” Wiggins became Britain’s ...

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