The Texans have joined the draft pick signing fun to close out the week. The team announced the first three agreements with members of their 2016 draft class. The Texans started from the back, signing fourth-round running back Tyler Ervin, fifth-round safety K.J. Dillon and fifth-round nose tackle D.J. Reader, leaving their first three picks, including…
If the first day of the Buffalo Bills' rookie camp is any indication, Rex Ryan's larger-than-life personality has already rubbed off on many of the newcomers.
My first kiss on something other than my pillow occurred during private school. Well, not actually during, as that would have woken up all of the kids who were sleeping in class. It was with Kristina (not her real name as I want to spare her the embarrassment), a schoolmate in a different grade. Show More Summary
Image: Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images In the first half of the 20th century, matchbooks were widely used for graphic advertising and souvenirs, giving rise to their own class of collectors, called "phillumenists." The classic matchbook...Show More Summary
PRESUMPTIVE GOP NOMINEE. Barry Diller says Donald Trump is evil: “Because anybody who attacks people in the manner that he attacks people — anybody who would do that, anybody who — if I have a disagreement with you or I think you don’t...Show More Summary
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In late March, Alaska hugely devalued Emirates first class awards overnight, in some cases raising award costs by 100,000 miles one-way. Alaska blamed the devaluation on “travel hackers,” which they defined as Mileage Plan members who exploited the airline’s routing rules. Show More Summary
This morning I wrote that Alaska Airlines award charts were showing higher prices for Cathay Pacific awards intra-Asia -- with business class up over 120% and first class up over 150%. Intra-Asia awards appeared to be the same price as US-Asia awards. Show More Summary
The aspiring First Lady Melania Trump has said startlingly little during this interminable campaign season, and when she does speak, she has defined herself time and again as someone who does not criticize, find fault, annoy, or irritate her husband. Show More Summary
Submitted by Mish Shedlock of Mish Talk Class 8 Truck Orders Plunge 39%; Large Truck Sales vs. Recessions Class 8, “heavy duty” truck orders are down 39% from a year ago. First, let’s take a look at the reports, then we will take a look...Show More Summary
A little over a month ago Alaska Airlines made no-notice changes to their Emirates award charts for business and first class travel, raising prices by as much as 100%. Alaska Airlines sought to reassure members, that this incident aside, they'd provide advance notice of changes in the future. Show More Summary
The Jaguars took two players in the sixth round and they’ve signed them both to four-year contracts. Quarterback Brandon Allen and defensive end Tyrone Holmes became the first two members of the Jaguars’ draft class to agree to deals with the team. There are five other picks to sign before the Jaguars will have everyone…
Last year, the Ravens had their entire nine-man draft class signed a week and a half after the draft. They’ve got a little more work to do this year, but they’re at least off to a start. Via Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens signed fifth-rounder Matt Judon to his four-year deal, worth…
Last year, the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York inducted the first class of the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Today, the second full class of six video games has been announced after being paired down from fifteen finalists. The...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO—The Small Business Administration named LGBT-owned Equator Coffees & Teas as its 2016 National Small Business of the Year award winner — marking a first for the nation's LGBT business community. Such a designation from Washington rarely merits much media coverage. Show More Summary
The Falcons have become the first team to sign every member of their 2016 draft class to their rookie contracts. Atlanta got the ball rolling with safety Keanu Neal on Wednesday and announced on Thursday evening that they have secured deals with their other five picks. At the rate that rookies have been signing around…
Boston Beer Company founder Jim Koch could buy a jet or fly first class all the time. Since founding his beer company in 1984, the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager has become a bonafide billionaire. Despite his massive wealth and...Show More Summary
Several months back I flew Qatar Airways first class from Dubai to Doha (it was actually a business class seat, but for flights within the Gulf, Qatar Airways markets the forward cabin as first class rather than business class), connecting...Show More Summary
While you were sleeping, Texas A&M's 2017 recruiting class crumbled. First, there was the decommitment of 5-star quarterback Tate Martell—a dual-threat star from Henderson, Nevada, who had been pledged to the program since Aug. 20, 2015. Immediately...Show More Summary
Heather and I dropped by Canaan speedway after taking recycling to the transfer station on Saturday and I took a few photos of the first NHKA race of the season. Pretty impressive. Classes are by engine size and kids obviously have restrictions on the size engine they can ride. It’s all very organized. I was...