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This Cubs rookie has highest hard-hit rate in MLB

Cubs rookie David Bote has only been in the Majors long enough to accumulate 139 plate appearances this season, fewer than a dozen of his Chicago teammates, and fewer than nearly 400 other hitters in the big leagues. For a former 18th-round pick who’s been up and down between the Majors and Minors five times this year, you wouldn’t think ...

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Where have the wideouts gone? Explaining the recent bust rate for first-round WRs

Safe picks in the NFL Draft do not exist, as much as pre-draft lexicon might lead you to believe it. For a nice stretch over the last decade, however, selecting a wideout in the first round was a pretty profitable enterprise. Lately, those profits appear to have vanished, with first-round wideouts struggling to make an impact for their respective teams.  ...

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Canada Needs To Cut Corporate Tax Rate To Stay Competitive: Professor

MONTREAL — The Canadian government needs to shave a bit off the corporate tax rate and provide financial incentives for investments in artificial intelligence and robotics following U.S. tax reforms, says a leading tax expert. “I think there’s room for tax reform,” said Jack Mintz, a professor at the University of Calgary. He said the combined Canadian corporate rate should ...

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