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Xbox Live takes on the cable box

Xbox Live takes on the cable box

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GENEVA, Ill., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- An Illinois high school principal says the ban on sexually suggestive dancing was prompted by concerns expressed by some of the students themselves.

Muslim runner booted for clothing

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TiVo adds new programming

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TiVo brings ad search to subcribers

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TiVo, DirecTV extend service agreement

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No salvation yet for TiVo from Yahoo! deal

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TiVo names Rogers as CEO

ALVISO, Calif., June 27 (UPI) -- Television recording company TiVo appointed Monday Tom Rogers as its chief executive effective July 1.

Comcast, TiVo cut 7-year deal

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Tom Rogers
TiVo CEO Tom Rogers takes part in the opening bell ceremonies at the NASDAQ in New York on July 25, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Thomas Andrew Rogers (February 12, 1892 - March 7, 1936) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1917 to 1921 for the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Athletics, and New York Yankees. Nicknamed "Shotgun", Rogers was involved in an incident in 1916 in which he accidentally killed an opposing batter. While playing for the Minor League Nashville Vols, Rogers hit Johnny Dodge, a longtime friend who was playing for the Mobile Sea Gulls, with a pitch, killing him. Rogers later suffered emotional problems as a result of the incident and died prematurely at age 44.

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