Avoiding USB-C on iPhones may get harder for Apple as Brazil considers mandates

Avoiding USB-C on iPhones may get harder for Apple as Brazil considers mandates

Brazil is the latest country to consider making USB-C charging a requirement for smartphones. On Tuesday, Anatel, Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency, announced a public consultation for a proposal to make USB-C charging a requirement for all cell phones sold in the country. Anatel’s announcement said it was following in the European Union’s footsteps. The EU’s … Read more

James Harden declines $47 million option, plans to play for less with Sixers

James Harden declines  million option, plans to play for less with Sixers

What the Orlando Magic are getting in No. 1 pick Paolo Banchero FTW’s NBA Draft expert Bryan Kalbrosky breaks down the game of Paolo Banchero and what kind of impact he’ll make in the NBA. SportsPulse, USA TODAY While it was widely assumed that James Harden would pick up his $47.4 million option with the … Read more

Peter Schrager says Trey Lance ‘grew leaps and bounds’ in the spring, is seizing leadership role

Peter Schrager says Trey Lance ‘grew leaps and bounds’ in the spring, is seizing leadership role

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports With Jimmy Garoppolo mostly out of the picture in San Francisco, Trey Lance has been making progress towards becoming the leader the 49ers need him to be at quarterback, according to Peter Schrager of FOX Sports and the NFL Network. Schrager was a guest on The Pat McAfee Show Wednesday and … Read more

Finney-Smith pays big compliment to new center Christian Wood

Finney-Smith pays big compliment to new center Christian Wood

Dorian Finney-Smith paid new Maverick Christian Wood the best compliment he could think of. Based on Finney-Smith’s personal history, he believes the trade for the 6-10 center should be exactly what is needed for the Mavericks to continue their upward trend that has been going for a few years and took off last season. “I … Read more

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Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

We’re all suckers for it. The departed free agent returns to where he started. Fans shower him with affection. Tears are shed, hugs exchanged. The passage of time makes the bittersweet moment less bitter, more sweet. That’s what you thought you were seeing when Freddie Freeman returned last weekend to Atlanta, right? Well, we know … Read more

Joel Farabee’s neck injury a total surprise to Flyers, young winger

Joel Farabee’s neck injury a total surprise to Flyers, young winger

VOORHEES, NJ — Joel Farabee suddenly felt a pinching sensation in his neck area. Fewer than two weeks later, he was undergoing disc replacement surgery in his cervical region, becoming the third NHL player to ever have such a procedure. Last Friday, the Flyers’ 22-year-old winger joined Golden Knights center Jack Eichel and Blackhawks forward … Read more

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Johntay Cook II commits to Texas: Five-star WR becomes ninth addition to Longhorns’ class since Arch Manning

247 Sports Texas continued its momentum on the recruiting trail Wednesday, picking up a commitment from five-star receiver Johntay Cook II. In choosing Texas over Michigan and Oregon, Cook becoming the ninth addition to the Longhorns’ class since No. 1 overall prospect Arch Manning committed on June 23. Cook is ranked the No. 36 overall … Read more

Daily Digest | Illini hoops newcomer numbers; Cockburn awaits Draft day call

Daily Digest |  Illini hoops newcomer numbers;  Cockburn awaits Draft day call

There’s a lot of news each day. Illini Inquirer will try to make it easier to digest each weekday morning with the Daily Digest. ***** (Photo: courtesy Illinois Athletics) Illinois basketball on Wednesday announced the numbers of eight newcomers to the program. Skyy Clark: No. 55 The freshman guard, a top-40 prospect, is just the … Read more

ACFC acquires ex-USWNTer Sydney Leroux in trade

ACFC acquires ex-USWNTer Sydney Leroux in trade

Sydney Leroux is heading west to Angel City FC. The Orlando Pride traded Leroux, who has been there since 2018, to the expansion club for ACFC’s natural first-round pick in the 2024 NWSL Draft, $75,000 in allocation money and potentially more in the future. There is an additional $10,000 of allocation money in 2022 and … Read more

Dixon denies talks regarding move to Arrow McLaren SP

Dixon denies talks regarding move to Arrow McLaren SP

Motorsport.com understands Dixon’s current contract with Ganassi is through to the end of 2023, and that it is IndyCar-specific, whereby he can’t be moved sideways into CGR’s Cadillac sportscar operation full-time – although he’ll likely remain as one of the extras for endurance races. However, there are rumors that when his contract is up, he … Read more