Yahoo, NFLPA reach settlement (Sports Illustrated)

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yahoo Inc. and the NFL Players Association have reached a settlement over the use of players’ statistics, photos and other data in Yahoo’s popular online fantasy football game, but details were not released Tuesday.

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Yahoo! Sports: Floyd paid $1,000 to sign Mayo (Sports Illustrated)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former associate of NBA star O.J. Mayo has told Yahoo! Sports that Southern California basketball coach Tim Floyd paid to help get Mayo to play for the Trojans.

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Yahoo Sports Dunks Foes (Mediaweek)

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

The ?worldwide leader in sports? can?t make the same claim on the World Wide Web. After trailing for years, Yahoo Sports has been consistently beating ESPN.com in terms of total monthly audience recently. According to new data from both Nielsen and comScore, Yahoo?s audience topped ESPN.com?s every week in March, the height of college basketball office-pool madness.

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Google?s Little-Known Search Feature: One Box (New York Times)

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Last week on this blog, I wrote about some cool developments in Google?s search feature. One of them: if you search for something big, like ?ny times,? you get a tiny table of contents (Sports, Politics, etc.) along with another search box?right there on the Google results page.

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