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The 6 biggest sports deals in 2014

This year’s sports deals were nearly as fascinating as what happened on the field. Who can forget the drama over the Los Angeles Clippers and its owner’s racist comments? 121 more words

Features

DeAndre Jordan wants to get Doc Rivers a supply of green tea and cough drops for Christmas

When DeAndre Jordan slammed down an alley-oop pass from Blake Griffin earlier this week, there were two things he was sure were going to happen: 305 more words

NBA

Hedo Turkoglu: "I'm really glad Steve Ballmer took over."

Los Angeles Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu is having one of the best seasons of his career, and he joined The Home Team this morning to talk about what he’s changed in his game, what the Clippers need to do to become a championship team, and how new owner Steve Ballmer’s passion has inspired the team. 49 more words

Sports

Microsoft takes $185 million loss in Barnes & Noble Nook partnership termination

With Microsoft having “invested” $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media (Nook hardware, online bookstore, e-book, and college bookstore operations) in 2012 for a 17.6% stake, the hapless Microsoft is taking a ~$185 million loss. 229 more words

News

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Receives 1,000% Salary Increase To $84 Million

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadellla’s $84 million pay package has been approved by shareholders. Nadella who has been with Microsoft for 22 years, held the position of Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group before he was appointed CEO in February this year. 139 more words

Business

Microsoft vs. Apple: A tale of two TV ads

”On the left, Microsoft has television ads which compares the Surface Pro hybrid tablet PC to Apple’s iPad and MacBook. On the right, Apple has a series of television ads which tell you wonderful things you can do with your iPhone, iPad, and Mac,” Bambi Brannan writes for Mac360. 381 more words

Apple