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May 3, 2021


Before Taylor rose to top of women’s boxing, the Olympic gold medalist’s soccer career was just as bright

Katie Taylor’s dominance of women’s boxing isn’t by accident, though she had the ability, and the skills, to go pro in soccer as well. Jan Kruger/Getty Images Katie Taylor’s faith — in God, in her fists, in herself — is famous. Her drive and determination to be the best, at whatever......

Pending home sales rose less than expected in March as prices soared

CNBC Real Estate
A sale pending sign is posted in front of a home for sale in San Anselmo, California. Justin Sullivan | California Pending home sales, a measure of signed contracts on existing homes, rose 1.9% in March compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. Forecasters had expected a......

MMA divisional rankings: Rose Namajunas is back on top — and not alone in making a rise

Rose Namajunas did not move very far, but her climb was tremendous. She entered last Saturday’s UFC 261 as the No. 2 strawweight in the ESPN divisional MMA rankings. Now she is just one spot higher at No. 1 — but she’s also once again a UFC champion, after knocking......

Rose Namajunas Retakes U.F.C. Title by Defeating Chinese Star Zhang Weili

New York Times
Amy Qin In her last bout, in March 2020, she successfully defended her title in a brutal five-round battle against Jedrzejczyk that was widely seen by U.F.C. fans as the fight of the year. After that victory, Zhang, 30, the daughter of a coal worker, became a symbol of women’s......

Zach Wilson and six other NFL draft class risers: Whose stock rose the most over the past year?

Despite what you’ve seen and heard on social media and the exclamatory talk that has been tossed around outside the walls of team complexes in the weeks leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, a “riser” is not just a prospect who blew up at his pro day and posted......

UFC’s Rose Namajunas Pumped for Ronda Rousey, ‘Gonna Be a Great Mom!’

Play video content TMZSports.com “I think they’re awesome people and I can’t wait to see what the baby’s gonna look like! That’s UFC star Rose Namajunas sending big love to Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne on their newly announced pregnancy … telling TMZ Sports, “She’s gonna be a great mother!”......

Rose Namajunas Calls Weili Zhang Her Toughest Opponent To Date

Ahead of their UFC 261 clash in Florida on April 24, Rose Namajunas admits that champion Weili Zhang will be the toughest opponent she has ever squared off with. Strawweight champion Weili Zhang captured UFC gold back in 2019 against a familiar opponent for “Thug Rose” in Jessica Andrade. Following......

Players Whose Draft Stock Rose in the Women’s Tourney

Sports Illustrated
The WNBA draft is on Thursday, and this year there’s less of a consensus than usual on how it will all play out. Luckily for a few different players, the return of March Madness offered a big stage to make a case for having their names called early on draft......

Rose extends Masters lead with birdie to start third round

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) – Overnight Masters leader Justin Rose began his third round with a birdie under overcast skies on Saturday to build a two-shot lead at Augusta National where forecasted high winds and thunderstorms could disrupt play later in the day. Rose, bidding to become the first wire-to-wire winner......

Rose Holds Slim Masters Lead as Johnson Misses the Cut

New York Times
Alan Blinder AUGUSTA, Ga. — To most every player at the Masters Tournament, the 530-yard, water-guarded hole called Firethorn is a back-nine destination for earning back a stroke. To Bernd Wiesberger, that hole, No. 15 at Augusta National Golf Club, can teeter toward the nightmarish. In November, it dealt him......

Justin Rose has been here before and other big things to know for Round 2 of the Masters

AUGUSTA, Georgia — Justin Rose entered the 85th Masters this week ranked No. 41 in the Official World Golf Ranking, his lowest ranking entering a tournament in a decade. Rose, 40, hasn’t won on the PGA Tour in more than two years, and he has just one top-30 finish in......

Samsung Electronics says first-quarter profit likely rose 44%, matching expectations

By Joyce Lee, Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday said first-quarter profit likely rose 44%, with analysts attributing the surge to brisk sales of smartphones and TVs, albeit tempered by a likely fall in chip earnings after a storm halted U.S. output. FILE PHOTO: The......

Samsung Electronics says Q1 profit likely rose 44%, in line with analyst estimate

SEOUL, April 7 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday first-quarter operating profit likely rose 44% on brisk sales of home appliances, smartphones and television sets, though chip earnings likely fell after a winter storm halted U.S. output. The South Korean technology giant forecast January-March profit of 9.3......

Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Jeff Glor reveal NCAA March Madness picks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Jeff Glor reveal NCAA March Madness picks – CBS News Watch CBSN Live “CBS This Morning” co-hosts selected their picks for the NCAA March Madness brackets. Jeff Glor shares who picked which teams to......

The dandy: Celebrating the exquisite gentleman

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The dandy: Celebrating the exquisite gentleman – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Sartorial elegance isn’t just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men – it’s their life’s calling. Serena Altschul explores the world of the dandy, which Nathaniel......

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