Intel Corp. , the world’s largest chipmaker, said Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am will become a creative director, contributing music and helping in the development of devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Homers By A-Rod, Granderson Help Yankees Beat Indians 11-7 After Benches Clear in Testy Game By Associated Press June 10 (Washington Post) -- NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez hit a colossal home run, Curtis Granderson also connected and the New York Yankees got back on track with an 11-7 victory over the skidding Cleveland Indians in a game that quickly grew testy Friday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Cleveland counterpart Manny Acta got into a face-to-face screaming match when both benches and bullpens emptied after Mark Teixeira was hit by a second-inning fastball from struggling Indians starter Fausto Carmona. No punches were thrown and there appeared to be little pushing and shoving — if any. Plate umpire Dale Scott issued warnings to both teams, and there was no further trouble. Ivan Nova (5-4) pitched seven sharp innings for New York, and Derek Jeter had one hit to move within nine of 3,000. Jorge
London Cab Driver Wins 2010 Bloomberg Fantasy Baseball Challenge 43-year-old Paul Farrell Fends off Houston Mom and Fantasy Experts using Bloomberg tools to outdistance some of fantasy’s best names in season long contest Business Wire NEW YORK -- October 04, 2010 Paul Farrell, a 43-year-old first-time fantasy baseball player born and bred in London, outdistanced six fantasy baseball experts and five other randomly selected fans from around the globe to win the first-ever Bloomberg Baseball Challenge a season long fantasy league that gave each of the players access to Bloomberg’s Fantasy Baseball tools. Paul Farrell of London wins the 2010 Bloomberg Baseball Challenge. (Photo: Business Wire) Paul Farrell of London wins the 2010 Bloomberg Baseball Challenge. (Photo: Business Wire) Farrell defeated a panel of experts that included: Harold Reynolds, MLB Network Analyst; Ron Shandler, Founder of BaseballHQ.com; Lawr Michaels,