Leafs’ hiring of Kyle Dubas as asst GM signals shift to analytics

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Toronto, ON, Canada (4E Sports) – The Toronto Maple Leafs’ hiring of Kyle Dubas as assistant general manager signaled utilization of analytics under new president Brendan Shanahan. The 28-year-old Dubas replaced Dave...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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IMF revises down U.S. economic growth forecast to 1.7 percent

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that it revised its growth estimate for the U.S. economy following a worse-than-expected contraction during the first...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Juan Monaco stuns Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in Switzerland

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Gstaad, Switzerland (4E Sports) – Juan Monaco barged into his third ATP World Tour quarterfinal of the season as he stunned third seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, in the second round of the Crédit Agricole...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Homers by Dioner Navarro, Jose Reyes fuel Jays past Red Sox

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Toronto, ON, Canada (4E Sports) – Homers by Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes powered the Toronto Blue Jays in beating the Boston Red Sox, 7-3 Tuesday at Rogers Centre. J.A. Happ (8-5) pitched six shutout innings, struck out four...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Rafal Majka rules Stage 17 as Vincenzo Nibali pads lead

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Saint-Lary Pla d’Adet, France (4E Sports) – Rafal Majka of Poland ruled Stage 17 for his second stage win of the 2014 Tour de France while overall leader Vincenzo Nibali padded his lead with a third-place finish. Majka...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Creighton playmaker Austin Chatman undergoes surgery

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Omaha, NE, United States (4E Sports) – Creighton expects playmaker Austin Chatman to return to action in two months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. The team said Chatman went under the...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Boston, MA, United States (4E Sports) – The New England Patriots have announced that tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play by doctors. With the development, coach Bill Belichick said Gronkowski will not be placed on...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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King County, WA. Wellness Plan Beats the Odds

Seattle, WA, United States (KaiserHealth) – When King County, Washington, launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear. “We were being eaten alive by runaway medical costs,” says the county’s top executive Dow Constantine....
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Center Ryan O’Reilly agrees to two-year pact with Avalanche

Fitzgerald Cecilio – 4E Sports Reporter Denver, CO, United States (4E Sports) – Center Ryan O’Reilly has avoided arbitration after agreeing to a two-year deal reportedly worth $12 million with the Colorado Avalanche. Sources said O’Reilly will be paid $5.8...
Posted On 23 Jul 2014
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Zoe Saldana expecting child with husband Marco Perego

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Zoe Saldana is expecting her first child with husband Marco Perego, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star’s publicist confirmed Wednesday. The actress is said to be...
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