Fox Sports, USGA Apologize For Graphic Language Inadvertently Broadcast

Fox Sports, USGA Apologize For Graphic Language Inadvertently Broadcast

Fox Sports and the United States Golf Association (USGA) have apologized for the airing of some graphic language on a sexual encounter by some fans that was picked up by a network microphone during the US Open. The audio of the conversation was published by Awful Announcing and can be heard here. Fox has dozens of microphones strategically placed on the course and picked up a conversation between two fans talking about an encounter. “Today, during the live FS1 broadcast…Read full story

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Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities

Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor Do cities still want a sharing economy? As tech startups surge in cities, inclusive economic growth must be a priority The city of Austin is currently piloting a program in which its 2,000 homeless residents will be given a unique identifier that’s safely and securely recorded on the blockchain. This identifier will help individuals consolidate their records and seek out crucial services. Service providers…

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Cockygate defeated: judge finds “Cocky” trademark for romance titles unenforceable

Cockygate defeated: judge finds “Cocky” trademark for romance titles unenforceable

You’ll recall that self-published romance author Faleena Hopkins undertook the sociopathic step of registering a trademark on the word “Cocky” in the titles of romance novels and then had her rivals’ works removed from Amazon, threatening to sue any writer who used the common word in a title in the future. (more…)Read full story

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South Korea came up with a very creative tactic to use against Sweden in the World Cup

South Korea came up with a very creative tactic to use against Sweden in the World Cup

Whenever you bring together dozens of different countries from around the globe, there’s gonna be some cross-cultural confusion. And if you’re South Korean coach Shin Tae-yong, you figure out how to work that to your advantage. SEE ALSO: World Cup opening game proved a little tricky for people with colour blindness In a press conference Sunday, Shin explained the unusual tactic he’d employed against spies from the Swedish team: He’d had his team members swap jersey numbers for the warmup games, in hopes that scouts would confuse the players for…

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