Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Our web site keeps track of the stories that generate the most interest and at the end of the year we like to review the top stories to gain insight into how to better serve readers of our web and print content and our radio listeners. Plus, it is always fun to see which story comes out on top. To revisit all of these favorite web stories and videos in the last year, look for “2017 top stories of the year” on the right side of this web page. In addition to these top posts, other noteworthy drivers of web traffic in 2017 included the Ohio and Pro Farmer crop tours, the Ohio State Fair livestock show results, and Between the Rows. Weather challenges, the tough farm economy, and all things draft horse also garnered major web traffic in the last 12 months.As we count down the last days of the year, we’ll also count down the 10 most popular stories of 201710. Is Dannon guilty of marketing flimflam?There has been quite a bit of buzz in the dairy industry about Dannon recently and attorney Leisa Boley-Hellwarth delved into the legalities of the issue. Dannon claims they are merely giving the consumers what they want. Many in agriculture disagree and assert that Dannon’s actions are merely “marketing flimflam” and “fear-based marketing.” What do you think?
Incorporated were the seventh and eighth innings when they scored five consecutive runs on four wild pitches by Adam Ottavino (1-2).According to the Elias Sport Bureau, the Dodgers were the first team in the live-ball era (since 1920) to score at least five runs on wild pitches.“These games are played by human beings,” Rockies manager Bud Black said. “Games like this happen. They’re painful when you’re on this end of it but we’ve had our share where it’s gone the other way.”The two teams combined to throw eight wild pitches, which according to STATS is the most in a single game since 1913. Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy threw three, one of them scoring a run.Bellinger now has 24 home runs, helping the Dodgers stretch their longest string since they won 10 straight in August 2013. Colorado lost its season-worst fifth in a row.ADVERTISEMENT What ‘missteps’? WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ MOST READ Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger watches his two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers unleashed yet another weapon to continue their winning streak.The vaunted wild pitch.ADVERTISEMENT World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen’s final Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken The Dodgers have hit at least one home run in 17 consecutive games, tying their record in Los Angeles. Their franchise record is 24 consecutive games set by Brooklyn in 1956.Kenley Jansen got five outs for his 17th save, and his first career double and RBI to drive in the Dodgers’ final run.Jansen also walked his first batter of the season after striking out 51 in a dominant year.“That was a good streak,” Roberts said. “That was historical.”Colorado led 6-4 when Ottavino took over with two on and two out in the seventh. He walked a batter and threw a wild pitch that allowed one run to score. Ottavino then threw another wild pitch for the tying run, and when catcher Tony Wolters couldn’t find the ball, Austin Barnes raced home from second.“He had third base, he was going hard, took the turn around third base and the play is in front of him,” Roberts said. “At that point you have to be instinctual.”The Dodgers added five more runs in the eighth, the first two scoring on another pair of wild pitches by Ottavino. He had thrown three wild pitches this season before the problems at Dodger Stadium.The Rockies could not stop their losing skid despite taking a 5-0 lead off McCarthy. The Dodgers came back for their 16th win in 17 games.BELLINGER POWERHe now has six multihomer games this season, a Dodgers’ rookie record and second all-time to Mark McGwire’s seven in 1987. He also beat out an infield hit and made a diving catch in right field. The Dodgers made some history Sunday, albeit with a great assist from the Colorado Rockies, scoring a record five runs in the final two innings on four wild pitches by Adam Ottavino.Add the almost requisite home-run production from rookie sensation Cody Bellinger — this time he had two — and the Dodgers had a 12-6 comeback win over the Rockies for their 10th consecutive victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“That was a long, crazy game,” said Dodgers manager Dave Roberts.The game went four hours and 19 minutes, making it the longest nine-inning game since Dodger Stadium opened in 1962. LATEST STORIES “(Dodgers broadcaster) Manny Mota comes in to remind me every day, I already got paid for yesterday,” Bellinger said. “That’s a good reminder.”TRAINER’S ROOMRockies: OF Carlos Gonzalez missed his third consecutive start with a sore shoulder. Black said Gonzalez did take some early batting practice and was showing improvement.Dodgers: Put OF Franklin Gutierrez on the 10-day disabled list with another bout of Ankylosing Spondylitis, an immune arthritic condition he has battled since 2011. The team is uncertain if he will be ready to return after the 10 days off. The team called up infielder Mike Freeman from Triple-A Oklahoma City to his roster spot.UP NEXTRockies: RHP German Marquez (5-3, 3.92 ERA) is scheduled to start the Monday opener of a three-game series against the Giants in San Francisco. The rookie has allowed only three earned runs in his last three starts (1.93 ERA) and is 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA in six road starts.Dodgers: LHP Rich Hill (4-3, 4.73) will attempt to pitch into the sixth inning for the first time this season when he starts Monday against the Angels. It will mark his 10th start. In his last start Wednesday against the Mets, he allowed one run on four hits in five innings.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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MANILA, Philippines—St. Clare College-Virtual Reality shocked Che’Lu Bar and Grill, 82-77, for its second straight win in the 2019 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.Junjie Hallare led the Saints with 19 points, 12 in the second half, while also grabbing five rebounds and tallying six steals.ADVERTISEMENT 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash Bautista paced Che’Lu with 16 points, four rebounds and three assists. / gsgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte View comments UST stops Cignal-Ateneo, maintains perfect record in PBA D-League LATEST STORIES Mohammed Pare added 10 points and 16-rebounds for the Saints, who sport a 2-0 card.From a 63-all deadlock, St. Clare went on a blistering 13-3 run to take a 76-66 lead with 3:50 left in the game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesThe Revelers, who dropped to a 1-1 record after the loss, fought back with Jhaps Bautista’s free throws getting them to within three, 80-77, in the final 30 seconds of the game.Pare, however, scored on a late layup with 10.7 seconds left to seal the win for the Saints. Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed
Mobile TV network provider Yamgo has appointed two new non-executive directors, which it said would help with the development of its advertising platform.Mobile entertainment exec Dave Moreau and former Ernst & Young managing partner Trevor Denny have joined Yamgo’s board with immediate effect. Dave Moreau is currently chief operating officer of Livewire Mobile, which provides digital entertainment services, focused mainly on music, through mobile network operators, OEMs and media companies. “Yamgo is a brilliantly run company with a focused, energetic and talented CEO in Ian Mullins,” said Moreau. “I am delighted to be joining the board as a non-executive director.”The Yamgo TV network streams live TV to mobile devices using 2.5G, 3G and Wi-Fi connections, with a line-up that includes Asian based entertainment channels, music, sport, movies, entertainment and news channels.
Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, unveils the Xbox One X at E3 in Los Angeles.Microsoft has unveiled its forthcoming Xbox One X console and announced a November 7 release date for the device, which was formerly code-named ‘Project Scorpio’.The ultra HD console will offer both 4K gaming and entertainment – with 4K Ultra HD support for Blu-ray X and streamed content, high dynamic range (HDR) support for gaming and video, and Dolby Atmos support.The Xbox One X will join the Xbox One family of devices, alongside the Xbox One and Xbox One S. It will launch in all Xbox One markets on November 7, and will retail in the US, UK and Europe for US$499, £449 and €499 respectively.Microsoft unveiled the One X at the E3 videogames conference in Los Angeles alongside a line-up of 42 new games, and claimed the device is “the most powerful and smallest console Xbox has ever built.”“Xbox One X was designed to be the best console to create and play games on, putting the greatest graphic fidelity in the hands of the world’s best game creators to create true 4K games,” said Microsoft in its launch announcement.The console comes with an 8-core custom AMD CPU and a 6 Teraflop GPU, enabling 4K environments and characters “to become more realistic than ever” with more detail and smoother animations.