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Josh McCown, Jets QB, breaks hand in loss to Broncos

DENVER – Maybe this will be nothing more than a footnote in the pain-staking history of a wayward franchise, something we’ll all forget in time. Maybe it won’t matter since the man fighting back tears wasn’t even supposed to be here. Football is the ultimate cut-throat, next-man-up ...

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Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Image copyright Shazam Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound. Shazam, which says it has ...

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Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma QB, wins Heisman Trophy

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield took his first subway ride in Manhattan Saturday, from Times Square to the financial district, but the greenhorn from Texas experienced his first delay, as well, en route to the Charging Bull statue by Wall St. He ran into the turnstile, not knowing he needed ...

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Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More students will be encouraged to take degrees in two years Students in England are going to be offered degrees in two years with a £5,500 saving in tuition fees, says the universities minister Jo Johnson. Undergraduate courses will be condensed into “accelerated” degrees, ...

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