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CEO Who Took A 90% Pay Cut To Raise His Staff’s Minimum Salary To $70,000 Shares How It Changed Him And His Team

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Dan Price is the Co-Founder and CEO of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing and financial services company. In 2015, the company made headlines all over the world when Price announced that his employees would receive a minimum salary of $70,000. To finance this move, Dan cut his own $1.1M......

Gamesmanship and booing – the Hamilton-Verstappen dynamic has changed

ESPN
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The intensity of the title battle between Mercedes and Red Bull shows no sign of waning. In the first competitive session since Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen collided at Silverstone, the feud between F1’s top two teams spilled over to the grandstands with boos ringing out over......

Korey Stringer’s death, 20 years later: The lasting impact and how the NFL changed

ESPN
Twenty summers ago, a healthy NFL star died after practice on a scorching day at the Minnesota Vikings‘ training camp. The words still sting and baffle in equal measure. Korey Stringer’s sudden death at age 27 was not from a heart attack, a broken neck or an undetected genetic malady.......

The Cleveland Baseball Team Changed Their Name, and I’m Triggered

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click to enlarge Erik Drost/FlickrCC Indians will be no more soon It was bad enough when the Indians dropped the Chief Wahoo logo. That’s when I said to the missus, “Eunice, we ain’t watching the Tribe no more.” “You’re a grown man, Harry,” she says to me. “I think you......

What now for Deshaun Watson? Why the Texans changed their stance, potential trade fits, more

ESPN
HOUSTON — As the Houston Texans prepare to take the field at training camp Wednesday, don’t expect to see Deshaun Watson, even though the quarterback reported to the facility on Sunday morning. Although Watson is on the team’s roster, he’s facing 22 civil lawsuits with allegations of sexual assault and......

How Kolohe Andino Changed His Ways to Arrive at Tokyo

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Greg Bishop The Olympic surfer fidgets on the warning track in centerfield, all but beckoning for a fish-out-of-water joke. Someone hands him a microphone. Someone else reminds him to say Dodger, not Dodgers. His wife—pregnant with their first child, cell......

Olympian Emily Infeld started receiving strange messages online. Then, her life changed forever

ESPN
8:02 AM ET Aishwarya Kumar Paula Lavigne Close ESPN Staff Writer Data analyst and reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner, 2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism; Emmy nominated, 2009. Editor’s note: This......

Cleveland Indians’ name changed to Guardians

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday — effective at the end of the 2021 season — with a video on Twitter narrated by......

This Graphic Artist’s Olympic Pictograms Changed Urban Design Forever

Smithsonian
As the Olympic Games begin in Tokyo, participants face a familiar challenge. Athletes, officials and staff arriving from all over the world need to be able to find their way around without a common language. For decades, one solution to this problem has been pictograms, a spare visual language capable......

U.S. stock futures little changed after major averages pull back from records

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock index futures were little changed in early morning trading on Wednesday, after the major averages finished Tuesday regular trading in the red, weighed down by inflation fears. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 50......

England’s run reflects how Southgate, players changed national mood

ESPN
BURTON UPON TRENT, England — It was in the months after England‘s run to the 2018 World Cup semifinals when manager Gareth Southgate began to realise the impact he had made on the country. “What hit me coming back from Russia was families coming up to me on the street,......

Biden’s order includes 72 initiatives that take aim at very specific practices the White House wants changed.

New York Times
In seeking to protect workers and consumers from what his administration views as the harmful consequences of corporate consolidation, President Biden is enlisting support from regulators across the executive branch in what the White House has described as an overarching, “whole-of-government” effort. As part of the executive order Mr. Biden......

Inside the Night the NWO Changed Wrestling Forever

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Justin Barrasso July 7, 1996. At World Championship Wrestling’s Bash at the Beach, an unthinkable heel turn changed the industry forever. The massive chance taken that night is in many ways responsible for modern wrestling’s story lines, place in pop......

Stock futures little changed ahead of key June jobs report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commuters exit a Wall Street subway station near the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes held steady at the start of the overnight session Thursday evening......

Stock futures are little changed after S&P 500 closes at a record

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock index futures were little changed during early morning trading Tuesday, after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite closed at record highs on Monday. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were 28 points higher. S&P 500......

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