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Ray Rice gets another chance to play in NFL after judge overturns suspension

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Ray Rice is now free to play again in the NFL after an arbitrator on Friday threw out indefinite suspension for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator.

The NFL said Rice, a free agent, is “eligible to play upon signing a new contract.” Whether any team will consider signing him is another matter.

Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones said Commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision in September to change Rice’s original suspension from two games to indefinite was “arbitrary” and an “abuse of discretion.”

Jones was deciding whether the NFL overstepped its authority in modifying Rice’s two-game suspension after video of the Baltimore Ravens running back punching Janay became public. Read more…

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Harvard’s computer science department gets a $60M boost from ex-Microsoft CEO

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Harvard’s computer science department is getting around $ 60 million from ex-Microsoft CEO and 1977 alum Steve Ballmer

Ballmer, who now owns the LA Clippers basketball team, hopes to remake Harvard into a world-class destination for computer science by hiring 12 top professors. Despite Harvard’s stellar reputation, its computer science program isn’t top 10

US News & World Report ranked Harvard’s department as the 18th best in the country, behind the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Maryland-College Park

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Breakfast of Champions: Cancer-stricken Lauren Hill gets Wheaties box

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Lauren Hill captured the nation’s hearts when she defied terminal brain cancer to play in her college basketball team’s opening game. Now she’s taking over kitchen tables with her own Wheaties box.

Who needs Ellen when you are on a Wheaties box!!!! #PlayFor22 #LaurenHill @TheEllenShow #TargetWho? pic.twitter.com/E9W8loFV5A

— Brilyn Webb (@BrilynW) November 6, 2014

Hill was just starting her freshman year as a Division III student athlete when her doctors found she had an inoperable brain tumor. She isn’t expected to make it to Christmas, but she was determined to fulfill her lifetime dream of playing college basketball Read more…

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Just Announced: Motorola’s New Low-Cost Moto G Gets Big Updates, Still $179 Without a Contract

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In addition to the new Moto 360 smartwatch and the new Moto X flagship, Motorola also announced a big update to its budget Moto G smartphone this week. In addition to bigger and better hardware, the other good news is: it keeps the same low $ 179 price without signing a two-year contract.

As is the trend this year, every manufacturer is making their devices bigger. The Moto X got a bump from 4.7-inches to 5.2-inches, and the Moto G also sees a bump to a flat 5.0-inch display. Unlike its larger counterpart, the G forgoes a 1080p display in favor of a more battery friendly 1280 x 720 resolution. That still measures in at 294 pixels per inch, so individual pixels won’t be distinctly visible at a regular viewing distance with the naked eye.

Here’s what we’re looking at for specs:

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