New-look Lindor gets to camp: 'I want to finish'

February 16, 2018

12:56 PM ET GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Francisco Lindor arrived at Cleveland Indians’ spring training camp Friday with a new look and a determined attitude. Lindor generated lots of smiles and stares when he walked into the clubhouse sporting a short, dyed-white haircut reminiscent of the R&B singer Sisqo. The All-Star said he’s especially motivated to raise his game after last season’s disappointing finish. The Indians reeled off 22 straight victories…

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Was it worth the millions?

February 16, 2018

11:43 AM ET George Dobell Was all the effort worth it? Were the years of jostling, the vast debts incurred and the public money diverted worth the effort? Because, here we are, every bit of 20-years into an arms race that rendered almost half the competition (Hampshire, Durham, Yorkshire and Glamorgan) all but insolvent and we appear to be back where we started. With the six traditional venues hosting every…

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Harry’s Eyes Market Outside Razors

February 16, 2018

By PYMNTS As shaving products company Harry’s plans to announce its $112 million in new financing, the company is looking to grow its brand beyond men’s grooming. The move could provide competition from large conglomerates such as Procter & Gamble, The New York Times reported. “We’ve built a lot of infrastructure at Harry’s that we think we can leverage into new categories,” Jeff Raider, one of Harry’s founders, told the…

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Mujeeb's maiden five-for seals Afghanistan's series win

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Afghanistan 135 for 0 (Shahzad 75*, Ihsanullah 51*) beat Zimbabwe 134 (Ervine 54*, Mujeeb 5-50) by ten wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Mujeeb Ur Rahman in his delivery stride IDI via Getty Images Mujeeb Ur Rahman‘s maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs led Afghanistan to a series-clinching ten-wicket win over Zimbabwe, with one match still left to play. The win confirmed Afghanistan would end the series at…

February 16, 2018
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New Lankan Premier League set to clash with CPL and T20 Blast

February 16, 2018

10:09 AM ET Andrew Fidel Fernando Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has finalised dates for its Lankan Premier League (LPL) T20 tournament, but its ability to attract foreign talent may be limited due to scheduling clashes with the Caribbean Premier League and England’s T20 Blast. The LPL is scheduled to run between August 18 and September 10, while the CPL is set to be played from August 8 to September 16,…

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Santner on board as Derbyshire target Blast

February 16, 2018

8:34 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Derbyshire have signed Mitchell Santner, the New Zealand spinner, as one of their overseas players for 2018. Santner will be available for the whole of the Vitality Blast and the second half of Derbyshire’s Championship campaign. Santner is currently ranked the No. 1 bowler in T20 internationals and has appeared in the Blast over the last couple of seasons for Worcestershire. Last year, Derbyshire reached…

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Fan's catch earns him $50,000

8:26 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff 0:43 A member of the crowd pulled off a one-handed blinder at Eden Park to win NZ$ 50,000 There were a few catches put down during the record-breaking T20 at Eden Park, but one very valuable one was taken. Mitchell Grimstone, a 20-year-old student, earned himself NZD50,000 courtesy of a local drinks sponsor when he leaned over the railing at deep midwicket to pluck Ross…

February 16, 2018
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B2B FinTech (Finally) Enjoys A Busy Week Of Funding

February 16, 2018

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Widespread Corporate Hacking Lands Two Russians In Prison

February 16, 2018

By PYMNTS Two Russian nationals have been handed prison sentences for their roles in hacking corporates and financial institutions (FIs) in the U.S., Bloomberg reported this week. The publication said the two individuals, Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitriy Smilianets, were involved in a computer hacking scheme that impacted 17 retailers in the U.S., including 7-Eleven and JCPenney. Drinkman was sentenced to 12 years in prison, while Smilianets was sentenced to 51…

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