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The Mind of Philip Rivers: Explaining the Game Within the Game | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
Heading into his 15th season, Rivers is still one of the best quarterbacks and sharpest minds in football. He takes us inside the game within the game on two big plays, and one disastrous red-zone interception, from last season
2018 NBA Mock Draft 11.0: Trade Rumors and Final Picks for Both Rounds | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
The 2018 NBA draft is almost here. The Crossover's Front Office dishes its final projections for all 60 picks along with the latest trade rumors, intel and buzz around the league.
From Dolphin Ethics to Moon Landings, Lonnie Walker IV Unloads Scorching Takes | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
Lonnie Walker IV, a scoring guard in a class stocked with big men, clearly has no problem going against the grain. In advance of the 2018 NBA draft, he revealed a never-ending list of quirks. 
Malcolm Jenkins, Players Coalition Members Address Trump's Pardon Request | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
Malcolm Jenkins, Doug Baldwin and others discussed changes needed within the justice system.
How to Watch Argentina vs. Croatia: World Cup Live Stream, TV Channel, Time | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
How to watch Argentina vs. Croatia in the World Cup group stage on Thursday, June 21.
Michael Porter Jr. Q&A: One of the Most Polarizing Prospects in the NBA Draft | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
Michael Porter Jr. has been in the basketball spotlight since he was in the fifth grade. Now the former Missouri Tiger is just a few hours away from hearing his name called on draft night. He sat down with The Crossover to discuss escaping pressure, his first NBA splurge and more.
World Cup stars mostly stifled, with 1 Portuguese exception | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Nagging injuries, heavy marking from opponents and some simply uninspired play have some of the biggest names at the World Cup off to a shaky start
Fearless Loftus-Cheek set for England chance at World Cup | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to start for England in place of the injured Dele Alli for the World Cup game against Panama
The man who was fired by a machine | BBC
BBC | June 21, 2018
When a machine decided Ibrahim Diallo no longer worked at his office there was little any human could do.
Podcast: Nick Bollettieri on Upcoming Showtime Documentary, Book | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Nick Bollettieri about the upcoming documentary about his life, the current tennis landscape and more.
Juventus Signs Emre Can on Free Transfer From Liverpool | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
The Germany international has signed a four-year deal with the Italian champions.
UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations, including improper workouts and improper contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen
Neymar to start in unchanged Brazil team to face Costa Rica | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Neymar will start for Brazil in an unchanged lineup against Costa Rica on Friday at the World Cup
Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Serena Williams says young boys, and girls, need to educated about the dangers of domestic abuse
Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to being play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow
Theresa May called Trump’s caging of children ‘disturbing.’ That won’t stop the president from meeting the queen. | Washington Post
Washington Post | June 21, 2018
  LONDON — President Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month, and many Brits are not amused. Speaking to Kay Burley of Sky News, the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom confirmed the meeting. “Yes, he has to see the head of state. Putting his...
US court backs states over web sales tax | BBC
BBC | June 21, 2018
Previously companies without a physical presence in a state were exempt from sales tax collection rules.
Launching to Observe Our Sun | NASA
NASA | June 21, 2018
On June 21, 1975, NASA successfully launched the eighth Orbiting Solar Observatory aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This satellite was the final in a series of spacecraft specifically designed to look at the Sun in high-energy wavelength bands.
More than 20 countries aim to toughen climate goals by 2020 | CBC
CBC | June 21, 2018
More than 20 nations ranging from Canada to France to Britain to Pacific island states said on Thursday they would try to limit their greenhouse gas emissions more than already planned under the Paris climate agreement by 2020.
New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role
Arkansas court clears way for medical pot program's launch | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
The Arkansas Supreme Court has cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program
David Ortiz, Torii Hunter to Manage in All-Star Futures Game in Washington D.C. | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
David Ortiz and Torii Hunter will manage the All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. on July 15. 
Traina Thoughts: ESPN Just Hired Jeff Triplette to Be a Rules Analyst and, No, You Are Not Reading an 'Onion' Headline | Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated | June 21, 2018
Somehow, Jeff Triplette will be a rules analyst for ESPN's 'Monday Night Football.'
Outspoken Spain defenders making headlines at the World Cup | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Spain's outspoken central defenders aren't wary of controversy, not even at the World Cup
China considers its response to Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
The serried ranksFOR now, at least, when speaking of the trade dispute with America, China’s government is taking a more-in-sorrow-than-in-anger tone. That helps explain the Chinese public’s surprisingly measured views of Donald Trump, and gives the Chinese government some breathing room to cons...
A wave of new environmental laws is scaring shipowners | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
THE shipping industry has encountered rough seas over the past decade. Between 1985 and 2007 trade volumes shot up at around twice the rate of global GDP but since 2012 their rate of growth has barely kept pace, leaving the industry with overcapacity. Freight rates...
A maverick French telecoms firm attempts Italian conquest | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
From Station F to Milano Centrale“CHOOSE truth. Choose Iliad,” entreats the voice-over of a television advertisement after images of President Donald Trump speechifying and footballers feigning injuries flash across the screen. That may seem pretentious for a mobile provider, but the advert is p...
Glencore dodges American sanctions rather than spurn its friends | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
AMONG Africa’s many foreign fixers and mining tycoons, few are more colourful than Dan Gertler, an Israeli diamond trader. Just over 20 years ago at the age of 23 he took a punt on Laurent Kabila, the rebel who in 1997 had just seized the Democratic Republic of Congo (then Zaire) from Mobutu Sese ...
How two-wheelers are weaving their way into urban transport | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
THE streets of Beijing are thronged with two-wheeled contraptions. Some appear to be conventional petrol mopeds but as they zoom through red lights at pedestrian crossings their eerie silence and lack of exhaust reveals them as electric. Executives in suits cruise by on electric kick-scooters, looki...
Yacht-sharing startups vie to rule the waves | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
The yacht-sharing market could be this bigONE of the busiest times of the year at Arzal marina on the coast of western France is a wooden sailing-boat festival in early summer. Hundreds of enthusiasts join Breton dances on the quayside, but as usual most of the 1,000-or so yachts, catamarans, day-sa...
Abraaj, a Middle Eastern private-equity firm, files for bankruptcy | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
UNTIL recently the Abraaj Group, aprivate-equity firm based in Dubai, was riding high. It was one of just a few such firms focused on emerging markets, and a darling of “impact investors”, who seek social or environmental returns, not just financial ones. Assets under management of $13.6bn made ...
Most stockmarket returns come from a tiny fraction of shares | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
IN his book about the use of language, “The King’s English”, Kingsley Amis describes a tug-of-war. On one side are “berks”, careless and coarse, who would destroy the language by polluting it. On the other side are priggish “wankers”, who would destroy it by sterilisation.The battle li...
Hedge funds worry about the legal risks of using “alternative” data | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
“QUANT” (quantitative) hedge funds, which craft elaborate algorithms to make trading decisions, rely on access to information. That used to mean market data, such as prices and trading volume. But some now seek an edge in novel sources. An industry has sprung up to serve them with, and help them...
How an algorithm may decide your career | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
WANT a job with a successful multinational? You will face lots of competition. Two years ago Goldman Sachs received a quarter of a million applications from students and graduates. Those are not just daunting odds for jobhunters; they are a practical problem for companies. If a team of five Goldman ...
Giddy property prices are a test for Swedish policymakers | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
ULF DANIELSSON is thinking of buying a holiday home—or even a new house, so that he, his wife and two children can have a garden and more space than in their flat in Uppsala. He can afford either, he says, and as a professor of astrophysics is surely able to work that out. But he is hesitating, le...
Michel Foucault’s lessons for business | The Economist
The Economist | June 21, 2018
NOT many businesspeople study post-war French philosophy, but they could certainly learn from it. Michel Foucault, who died in 1984, argued that how you structure information is a source of power. A few of America’s most celebrated bosses, including Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett, understand this i...
Supreme Court says states can collect online sales tax, consumers likely to pay more | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
In a case that could likely mean consumers paying more nationwide, the Supreme Court Thursday opened the door for states to collect sales taxes from online retailers.
Special counsel's questions for Manafort jurors include Ukraine | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Potential jurors being considered for Paul Manafort's upcoming trial in Virginia will be asked questions about Ukraine.
Watchdog groups press Pruitt for transparency on his legal defense fund | ABC News
ABC News | June 21, 2018
Lawmakers and watchdog groups pressed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt Thursday to share details about his legal defense fund.
Confusion reigns over fate of detained migrant children | BBC
BBC | June 21, 2018
US officials express mixed messages about what happens next, as Melania Trump visits the border.