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Esports viewership has not caught up to the media hype - but there could be growth opportunities amid the pandemic

Esports viewership has not caught up to the media hype - but there could be growth opportunities amid the pandemic

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

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Billionaire Mark Cuban says sports owners have no obligation to support Black Lives Matter - but believes 'there's a consequence' if they don't

Billionaire Mark Cuban says sports owners have no obligation to support Black Lives Matter - but believes 'there's a consequence' if they don't

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In an interview on The New York Times Magazine , billionaire Mark Cuban said that the killing of George Flyod and the growth of Black Lives Matter has changed how he thinks...
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The financial fallout of a cancelled college football season

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . August usually marks the start of the...
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A Four Seasons in Mexico is setting up 'study cabanas' and hiring a poolside 'screen doctor' in a bid to pull in families during the school year

A Four Seasons in Mexico is setting up 'study cabanas' and hiring a poolside 'screen doctor' in a bid to pull in families during the school year

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is offering a remote learning program for students called "Knowledge for All Seasons." The program offers...
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How old 14 of the world's richest people were when they first became billionaires

How old 14 of the world's richest people were when they first became billionaires

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Not all billionaires join the three comma club at the same age. Bill Gates may be richer than Mark Zuckerberg, but the Facebook CEO became a billionaire when he was nearly a...
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Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely

Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sports-betting stocks slumped on Monday amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC on Saturday...
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Highwood butcher pleads guilty to running multimillion-dollar sports bookmaking business

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A North Shore butcher pleaded guilty Monday to running an illegal sports bookmaking operation that raked in millions of dollars from bettors over a four-year period.
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Rescuing College Sports From Its Economic And Moral Abyss

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Whatever strategy schools and conferences follow, it is increasingly clear that 2020 is a watershed moment for intercollegiate athletics.
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Show off your sophisticated side with these leather Apple Watch bands

Show off your sophisticated side with these leather Apple Watch bands

1 day ago   |   iMore

Anyone in the market for making their Apple Watch just a little bit more classy, sleek, and stylish is in the market for a hot new leather band. Not only do they match almost...
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Serena Williams Plans To Play U.S. Open And French Open As She Eyes Record-Tying 24th Major

2 days ago   |   Forbes

After her latest long and unexpected break from the sport she once dominated, Serena Williams will return to competition next week at a new tournament, the Top Seed Open in...
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Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as slowing new coronavirus cases sparked hopes of a demand recovery. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.4% to $42.94 per barrel, while... Read more ...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals sheds 12% after earnings miss, update on its COVID-19...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals sheds 12% after earnings miss, update on its COVID-19 vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals reported quarterly earnings results Monday that missed Wall Street's expectations. Shares of the pharmaceutical company shed 12% in premarket trading... Read more ...

Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan...

Lucid Air claims a stunning 517-mile range, making the $100,000 luxury sedan 'the world's longest range electric vehicle'

Lucid announced that its debut car, the Lucid Air, has an estimated EPA range of 517 miles on Tuesday. Lucid's range smashes the Tesla Model S's record of 402 miles. Range... Read more ...

The coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop' warns the World...

The coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop' warns the World Health Organisation as global cases surpass 20 million

The World Health Organisation says the coronavirus is proving 'exceptionally difficult to stop.' The WHO's comments came as the overall confirmed number of global cases reached... Read more ...

Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid...

Fauci has questioned whether Russia's coronavirus vaccine is safe amid concerns nations are cutting corners to win the vaccine race

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday that Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine for mass production. The drug - named Sputnik V in reference to Russia's Cold... Read more ...

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition

Secret Gyms And The Economics Of Prohibition

COVID-19 safeguards have created a black market for gyms. (Image credit: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even...

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

President Donald Trump is urging college football authorities to press ahead with the fall season despite the coronavirus continuing to spread in the US. Several conferences... Read more ...

Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The...

Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. And people stuck at home during the pandemic have flocked to it. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for... Read more ...

Facing criticism over handling of arrests during unrest, State's Attorney...

Facing criticism over handling of arrests during unrest, State's Attorney Kim Foxx defends dropping cases

CHICAGO - Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx faced criticism from downtown business owners, the police superintendent and her political rivals Monday over her approach to... Read more ...

A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers...

A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers as employees, not contractors

Uber and Lyft will have to treat their California drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, a judge ruled Monday. The two companies were sued by the California... Read more ...