January 26, 2021

Spence set to face Garcia in 1st title fight since car crash

Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence is set for another title defense in his home state of Texas in what would be his first fight since avoiding serious injury in a high-speed car crash in Dallas last year.

Spence and Danny Garcia are scheduled to fight Dec. 5 at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, where Spence defended his IBF title by beating Mikey Garcia in early 2019. The Cowboys say they are planning to have fans for the event.

In September 2019, Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF strap with a thrilling split-decision victory over Shawn Porter in Los Angeles.

A month later, after beating Porter, Spence flipped his Ferrari while speeding on a Dallas street in the early morning hours. Spence was ejected but didn’t sustain any broken bones or fractures and was treated for facial lacerations. The crash led to charges of drunken

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Marvell Unveils Industry’s 1st Automotive Gigabit Ethernet PHY with MACsec Security

Market leader of in-vehicle network technology introduces third generation of secure automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today introduced the industry’s first automotive gigabit Ethernet PHY solution with integrated media access control security (MACsec) technology for secure point to point communication. With nearly a billion connected cars projected to be on the road by 2030, the integration of security becomes an important factor in tomorrow’s vehicles. MACsec technology fortifies in-vehicle networking by securing data exchange on a hop-by-hop basis and prevents Layer 2 security threats such as intrusion, man-in-the-middle, and replay attacks. Marvell’s new Open Alliance TC10 compliant, dual speed 100/1000 BASE-T1 88Q222xM Ethernet PHY enables energy efficient, secure in-vehicle networks and assists in achieving functional safety compliance at the system level.

Automotive networks rely heavily on partial networking in which some segments are hibernated and woken up on demand.

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Do Chiefs, NFL teams have letdowns? And 1st or worst car for A-Teamers

Chiefs-Patriots matchups have produced some of the NFL’s most dramatic games over the past few years. Will that be the case again on Sunday?

The Star’s A-Team of Sam McDowell, Herbie Teope, Vahe Gregorian and Sam Mellinger break down Sunday’s game between the previous two Super Bowl champions on SportsBeat Live, presented here as a SportsBeat KC podcast.

For the only time this season, the Chiefs will be preparing on a short week, and they’ll be facing a former MVP quarterback for the second straight weekend: Cam Newton. Plus, this is a battle of coaching titans: Andy Reid vs. Bill Belichick. Also, could this be a letdown game for the Chiefs after their resounding triumph at Baltimore on Monday?

All that, plus the candy-corn topic of the week: first/worst car, in honor of Kansas Speedway maintaining two races for the 2021 schedule, which was announced Wednesday.

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