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B/R Experts Answer Biggest College Football Questions for Week 16
After many months of uncertainty, unexpected upsets, calendar chaos and Coastal Carolina bandwagoning, the 2020 college football regular season all comes down to this: conference championship weekend...
Dec, 18 2020
In the spirit of the season, the Poynter Institute proudly presents … Roy Peter Clark — The Christmas Album
Liner notes: When Roy Peter Clark arrived in St. Petersburg in 1977, he felt more than disoriented. He grew up in New York and went to college in New England, so he came to associate holiday celebrations with cold weather. On his first Christmas in St. Pete, …
Dec, 18 2020
Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever
Snow biking near Seattle, winter bird-watching near New York and seven other cold-weather activities near large U.S. cities.
Dec, 18 2020
Is SMP A Good Stock To Buy Now?
The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at ...
Dec, 18 2020
Billikens rally in second half, remain undefeated with 80-69 win over NC State
Javonte Perkins scored 20 points, Jordan Goodwin had 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Saint Louis beat North Carolina State 80-69 on Thursday.
Dec, 18 2020
BaT Auction: 350-Powered 1990 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ62
This 1990 Toyota Land Cruiser was acquired by the seller in January 2020 following modifications including a repaint in black as well as installation of a 350ci GM V8 and a 700R4 automatic transmission. The truck is also equipped with aftermarket bumpers, 15"…
Dec, 18 2020
Can't-Miss Play: Mariota's first Raiders TD is pinpoint beauty to Waller
"That was a thing of beauty!" Joe Buck is in awe of Raiders quarterback Marcus Mariota's first touchdown pass in Las Vegas, hauled in by tight end Darren Waller against the Los Angeles Chargers on "Thursday Night Football" in Week 15. This game is streaming l…
Dec, 18 2020
Sources: G League determined to play season
The NBA's G League is determined to push forward with its season amid the elite Ignite team's debut, and is eyeing a reduced bubble and truncated season to address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, sources told ESPN.
Dec, 18 2020
Donald Trump's expected move from White House to Mar-a-Lago challenged by neighbour
President Donald Trump's expected move to his Mar-a-Lago club after he leaves office next month is being challenged by a neighbour of the estate whose lawyer says a 1990s agreement prohibits anyone from living there, including Mr Trump.
Dec, 18 2020
BaT Auction: 1965 Honda CB160 Sport at No Reserve
This 1965 Honda CB160 Sport was acquired by the seller as a non-running project out of Florida in March 2020 and subsequently underwent a refurbishment completed in August that included a repaint in blue and silver and a rebuild of the 161cc four-stroke paral…
Dec, 18 2020
Upgrades, lounge access and more: How to earn top-tier Oneworld status for $1,400
There was a time when it was possible to earn huge sums of miles and top-tier elite status for very little travel or spending. This was because you earned elite qualifying miles based on the distance traveled and the cabin you flew. Since then, most airlines …
Dec, 17 2020
Last SpaceX launch of the year will boost a spy satellite Friday - CNET
Elon Musk's rocket company will send a package to orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office just in time for the holidays.
Dec, 17 2020
JetBlue adds 4 new cities — including Miami — in 24-route expansion
All planes are pointed south for JetBlue, as the New York-based carrier has announced its latest leisure-focused route map expansion. Aimed at quickly capturing traffic and generating revenue, JetBlue will begin flying to four new cities by mid-2021, includin…
Dec, 17 2020
Python-sniffing dogs are Florida's newest weapon in fighting invasive snakes
For decades pythons have been identified as one of the biggest and most concerning invasive species in Florida, having drastically impacted populations of native species.
Dec, 17 2020
Suspenseful journey of a colossal iceberg captivates scientists
Meet the most suspenseful berg on Earth. Enormous iceberg A-68a, which at some 1,500 square miles is currently larger than Rhode Island, has captured the attention of Antarctic and earth science researchers. For over a month, it's gradually approached South G…
Dec, 17 2020
Virginia Tech adds 25 during football early signing period - VT hokiesports.com
Head coach Justin Fuente welcomed 25 student-athletes to Virginia Tech on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period
Dec, 17 2020
Florida man sentenced to 50 years for stabbing mom to death
A Florida man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday for stabbing his mother to death after he got angry when she threatened to kick him out of the...
Dec, 16 2020
Better Cannabis Stock: Cresco Labs vs. Harvest Health & Recreation
U.S. multistate operators are booming. Which ascending U.S. cannabis player is the better buy today?
Dec, 16 2020
Florida man dies after being strangled by falling window during attempted burglary, police say
Jonathan Hernandez was attempting to break into a home when a window fell across his neck and strangled him to death, according to law enforcement.
Dec, 16 2020
Death penalty at historic lows despite federal resumption of capital punishment
The number of death sentences and executions dropped to historic lows in 2020, according to a group that tracks the data.
Dec, 16 2020
76ers, Celtics Kneel During National Anthem Before Preseason Game
Members of the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics knelt during the national anthem prior to Tuesday's preseason game. Many NBA players began kneeling during the anthem when action resumed at Walt Disney World Resort over the summer...
Dec, 16 2020
College Football Playoff Final Regular Season Rankings, Championships Next
Florida lost at home to a team with a losing record, but only slipped one spot? Here are the last rankings before the championship weekend.
Dec, 16 2020
Block-by-block maps show where SpaceX will offer Starlink satellite-internet service thanks to $886 million in government subsidies
Summary List PlacementOver the next 10 years, the Federal Communications Commission could pay SpaceX $885.5 million to expand its Starlink satellite-internet service. In exchange, the aerospace company, founded by Elon Musk must offer high-speed internet acce…
Dec, 15 2020
Helicopter taxi company Blade to go public via SPAC at near $1 billion valuation
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  • Blade Urban Air Mobility, the helicopter taxi company founded in 2014, is going public via a merger with a "blank-check" company affiliated with KSL Capital Partners.
  • The deal will value Blade at a valuation of about $8…
Dec, 15 2020
Early National Signing Day 2020: Predictions, Rankings for Top Football Recruits
Just under 24 hours remain until the early national signing day in one of the weirdest recruiting years ever gets underway...
Dec, 15 2020
Longreads Best of 2020: Science and Nature
Our top picks in science and nature stories for 2020.
Dec, 15 2020
An overwhelming toll: What America's children have lost during the pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a social, emotional and academic toll on children so extreme that experts warn of repercussions rivaling those of a hurricane.
Dec, 15 2020
Top dunks from Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Top dunks from Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 12/14/2020
Dec, 15 2020
Trail Blazers, NBA players send prayers to Florida Gators star Keyontae Johnson
The SEC's preseason player of the year, Keyontae Johnson was reportedly in critical, but stable condition Monday afternoon after being placed in a medically induced coma following Saturdays Gators-Seminoles game where Johnson collapsed.
Dec, 15 2020
Simon Bird’s ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ Gets North American Distribution Deal
EXCLUSIVE: Greenwich Entertainment has picked up North American distribution rights to comedy feature Days of The Bagnold Summer, the directorial debut of The Inbetweeners star Simon Bird. Bird’s film, starring Earl Cave (True History Of The Kelly Gang), Moni…
Dec, 14 2020
SiriusXM's New SXM-7 Satellite, Built by Maxar and Launched Aboard A SpaceX Falcon 9, Performing Properly After Launch - Space Ref
  1. SiriusXM's New SXM-7 Satellite, Built by Maxar and Launched Aboard A SpaceX Falcon 9, Performing Properly After Launch  Space Ref
  2. SpaceX launches satellite in company's 25th flight to orbit in 2020  Global News
  3. SpaceX Falcon 9 lift…
Dec, 14 2020
Poynter’s MediaWise training significantly increases people’s ability to detect disinformation, new Stanford study finds
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2020) – The Poynter Institute’s digital media literacy program for older adults, MediaWise for Seniors, helps participants identify online disinformation and misinformation, according to a study conducted by the Stanford Social …
Dec, 14 2020
How a Spreadsheet Could Change the Criminal-Justice System
A lack of data instills trial-court judges with enormous, largely unrestrained sentencing power.
Dec, 14 2020
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction & Match Preview - December 15, 2020 | NCAA Men's Basketball - Sportskeeda
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction & Match Preview - December 15, 2020 | NCAA Men's Basketball  Sportskeeda
Dec, 14 2020
Gator fan says "We still want Bama" and "We're still gonna beat Bama" - Touchdown Alabama Magazine
  1. Gator fan says "We still want Bama" and "We're still gonna beat Bama"  Touchdown Alabama Magazine
  2. LSU upsets No. 6 Florida after Gators defender throws player's shoe, resulting in costly penalty  ESPN
  3. After penalty, Gators should b…
Dec, 14 2020
1 of 2 escaped Tennessee prison inmates found in Florida
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One of two inmates who escaped a northwest Tennessee prison was found Sunday in Florida, authorities said.
Dec, 14 2020
Man arrested after climbing wing of plane at McCarran International Airport
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police arrested a man on Saturday afternoon after he climbed a wing of a plane at McCarran International Airport. Police said they responded about 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 to the airport where they said the man jumped a perimeter fen…
Dec, 14 2020
Disney's partial California Adventure reopening: Why our safe spaces in 2020 feel forever changed
In 2020, Disney's California Adventure and Knott's tried limited reopenings around COVID-19 restrictions. But can we explore and engage in a pandemic?
Dec, 13 2020
In Cuba, “A change is gonna come,” but when? | Opinion
On Nov. 18th , a group of nine young artists, writers, independent journalists, and scientists, all members of the Movimiento San Isidro, went on a hunger...
Dec, 13 2020
Tigers pull off 81-78 upset over No. 6 Illinois in Braggin' Rights game
Missouri held off a late charge from No. 6 Illinois and overcame 36 points from Fighting Illini star Ayo Dosunmu for an 81-78 victory Saturday night.
Dec, 13 2020
LSU's Jay Ward makes insane interception along the sideline after ball bounces off a teammate's helmet
Ward was laying down and halfway out of bounds when the ball bounced off Dwight McGlothern's helmet.
Dec, 13 2020
Uber Wants Its Drivers To Have Early Access To The COVID-19 Vaccine
Rideshare company Uber hasn’t made a lot of friends in the media lately, but its most recent faux pas has kicked off due to COVID-19. See, Uber wants its drivers to be classified essential workers, which would thus give them early access to the incoming vacci…
Dec, 12 2020
JT Daniels, Zamir White Shine as No. 9 Georgia Tops No. 25 Missouri 49-14
The No. 9 Georgia Bulldogs decimated the No. 25 Missouri Tigers 49-14 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri...
Dec, 12 2020
Virus Updates: Up to 300,000 Cases Are Traced to Boston Biotech Conference
Convened by Biogen in February, it was one of the earliest examples in the pandemic of what epidemiologists call a superspreading event. The F.D.A authorized Pfizer’s vaccine for emergency use on Friday, clearing the way for millions of people to begin receiv…
Dec, 12 2020
If we must have sports right now, weird is definitely the way to go
This college football season is an exercise in madness, but it’s continuing to be weirdly historic.Read more...
Dec, 12 2020
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Dec, 12 2020
Trump Spurned New York, but Here’s How He’s Still Tied to the City
The president switched his residency to Florida, but his footprint in New York remains large. Should he return, this is what he’d come home to.
Dec, 12 2020