NBA Lottery Overhaul Opposed by Philadelphia 76ers

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The NBA is looking to make big changes to their annual draft lottery, but is facing considerable opposition from the Philadelphia 76ers, the team most likely to be negatively impacted by any draft lottery changes. The measures to reform the draft lottery were discussed at league meetings earlier this month, and could be ratified at […]

Cavaliers Sign Wiggins Trade Rumors Persist

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The Cleveland Cavaliers signed the top overall pick in the 2014  NBA draft Andrew Wiggins from Kansas. Wiggins has been at the center of the potential trade between the Cavaliers and the Minnesota Timberwolves. It is rumored that Wiggins along with last years top overall pick Anthony Bennett would go to Minnesota for center Kevin Love. […]

NFL Network praises NFL’s ‘iron fist’ following Ray Rice suspension

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In discussing the recent NFL decision to suspend Ray Rice for two games, the league-owned TV network showed just who pays its bills. Chris Rose called the decision, “the iron fist of the NFL.” The iron fist.   This is what the NFL Network thinks of a two-game suspension for the beating of a fiance and the […]

Apple and IBM Build Partnership

Apple and IBM Build Partnership

Apple has begun a new partnership with IBM’s enterprise to develop business apps for iOS devices, a decision that could bring much-needed enterprise features to gadgets that are being used in the workplace. Under the exclusive agreement, IBM’s data analytics would begin work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads, which in turn will be sold by […]

Rise in U.S. Housing Sales after Q1

Rise in U.S. Housing Sales after Q1

After a strong few years, existing and new homes in the U.S. relatively declined this year. During the first three months of the year, sale of existing homes (which make up about 90% of overall house sales) suffered. Home sales are linked with financial factors such as mortgage rates, home prices and consumer affordability. Weak […]

Alcoa Beats Wall Street

Alcoa Inc started the earnings season for the second quarter late Tuesday afternoon posting 18 cents a share earnings equal to $216 million, excluding certain items. The aluminum maker had $5.84 billion in revenue for the three-month period. Analysts were expecting the company to have earnings of 12 cents a share on revenue of $5.66 […]