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Things to know about the Big Ten preseason

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Ohio State coaching staff, the defending Big Ten champs should be one of the nation’s top teams. Wisconsin brings back top talent in lead back Jonathan Taylor and junior QB Alex Hornibrook, whose only loss last year came to the eventual conference champs. Though Penn State loses star running back…

3 things to know from Day 13 at Bills camp

1. SUNDAY FOR YOU, WORK DAY FOR BILLS PLAYERS Just three days removed from their first preseason game, the Bills got back to work with a vengeance Sunday at St. John Fisher. And their intense work day ended with live tackling in a short yardage/goal line period at camp. “It’s good work for us to…

3 Things Energy Transfer Equity Management Wants You to Know About What’s in the Pipeline

After several challenging years, Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) is starting to turn things around, which was evident in its strong second-quarter results. That has members of the company’s management team excited about what lies ahead. On the accompanying conference call, they highlighted three things fueling their optimism:  1. We’re creating one strong company After…

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Retirement Easier

A whopping 46% of Americans say they will not have enough money in retirement, according to a recent Gallup survey. Meanwhile, nearly one in five Americans older than 65 are still working — because they can’t afford to retire. The burden of saving enough money to live on in retirement is largely on us these…

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Retirement Easier

A whopping 46% of Americans say they will not have enough money in retirement, according to a recent Gallup survey. Meanwhile, nearly one in five Americans older than 65 are still working — because they can’t afford to retire. The burden of saving enough money to live on in retirement is largely on us these days,…

Top 3 things we learned from Bills-Panthers

1 – Peterman, McCarron sharp, Allen excites Nathan Peterman got the start on Thursday night, and to say he was prepared would be an understatement. Peterman came out firing on the opening drive as offensive coordinator Brian Daboll let the second-year quarterback go to the air on seven of the first eight plays. All Peterman…

Five things to watch as Patriots open preseason

FOXBORO — Eleven practices are in the books, and the Patriots finally are ready for game action. The Redskins visit Gillette Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff tonight. Here are five things we will be looking for in the preseason opener: THE HOYER/ETLING SHOW Don’t be surprised if Tom Brady watches this one from the…

Lollapalooza 2018: The 13 Best Things We Saw

Once a year, downtown Chicago shuts down completely as hordes of tank-top-wearing teens stream into Grant Park for Lollapalooza. This year’s four-day festival had plenty to entertain those crowds, from the biggest names in R&B-shaded pop in The Weeknd and Bruno Mars, to Travis Scott raging on his own album release night, to a host…

Top 10 things we learned at 49ers camp Sunday

SANTA CLARA — How did Jimmy Garoppolo spend the 49ers’ scheduled day off from training camp? By heading to the facility to watch film, of course. “Oh, yeah. You have to,” the quarterback said. “We’re in camp mode right now.” Garoppolo and the rest of the team officially returned to practice Sunday, when the passer…

Surprising things you shouldn’t eat after the gym

WHETHER you’re trying to peak your endurance, pump your muscles or palm off some body fat, choosing the wrong recovery foods can negate all your hard work. Here are some surprisingly common mistakes people make when heading from the kettlebells to the kitchen. Protein overdose For the modern fitness enthusiast, slurping down a protein shake…

3 Things Disney Needs to Get Right Next Week

After a year of marching in place, Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) steps up on Tuesday with its latest financial results. The media giant’s stock is essentially where it was in early January, and how well it fares in its upcoming fiscal third-quarter report will determine whether Disney finally breaks out or buckles. Analysts are holding out…

3 things we learned from latest Cubs-Pirates series

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Dust in space: 10 cool things to know

Dark lanes of dust crisscross the giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus A in this image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Image via NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. By Preston Dyches/NASA Science To most of us, dust is something to be cleaned up, washed off or wiped away. But the tiny particles that float…

5 things you need to know about the Tax Holiday

More City Life It was a give-and-take from beginning to end, but in April Gov. Scott Walker signed into law both a child tax rebate and sales tax holiday for parents buying “back to school” items for their families. The word “holiday” might give you the wrong idea — we’re not celebrating taxes that day, but rather…

Crazy things that have happened during this year’s Shark Week

July 22 to 29 marked the 30th anniversary of the legendary Shark Week. Discovery Channel was not playing this year. As if the shows on Shark Week aren’t dramatic AF already with watchbait names such as “Shark Trek,” “Jaws of the Deep,” “Great White Abyss,” “Shark After Dark” and the “Air Jaws” series (the list goes on), golden…

5 Things We Learned From TCA: Day 5

Netflix returned to the TCA summer press tour with a variety of new and returning shows on Sunday. Netflix vice president of original programming Cindy Holland made her first appearance at TCA, while Nicole Byer admirably performed as the streaming giant’s master of ceremonies for the day. Here are five things we learned from Sunday’s session.…

4 Things We Learned at TCA: Day 4

Starz, Amazon, and AMC braved the TCA summer press tour on Saturday. Charles Donalson III of the docuseries “America to Me” held the gathered reporters in rapt attention with an impassioned speech, while Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke touted the company’s diversity. Here are 4 things we learned from Saturday’s session. 1. Charles Donalson III,…

Five things to keep an eye on during Raiders training camp

The 2018 Raiders start training camp practice Friday morning. It’s gonna be a circus. Jon Gruden’s the main attraction, drawing national interest in his return to coaching. They’ll come for the raised eyebrows and the passionate banter and, maybe, a few four-letter words. They stay to see how Raiders players adapt to new schemes and…

5 things to know about new Chicago police consent decree

A proposed consent decree to reform the Chicago Police Department was released Friday afternoon by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The 225-page decree proposes limiting police use of force in some instances, works to provide greater transparency in cases of police discipline but appears to leave some questions unanswered. “Reform and…

3 things Steve Jobs had wrong about the App Store

The original iPhone, as innovative as it was, didn’t truly mature into the device we know it as today until July of 2008, when iPhone OS 2.0 was released. The free software update, compatible with the first generation iPhone and preinstalled on the iPhone 3G, added the App Store. The new service provided developers with…

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Associated Press/Seth Wenig Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Tuesday. 1. US President Donald Trump may revoke the security clearances of former intelligence officials critical of him. Former top officials retain security clearances in case they need to be consulted on old matters. 2. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley distanced herself from Trump on…