Texas forced the LSU band to sit in the nosebleed seats in the pettiest move of the college football weekend

Texas hosted LSU in the biggest matchup of Week 2 of the college football season. Ahead of the game, Texas allotted just 3,000 tickets for the Tigers, all of them in the upper levels of the stadium. On Twitter, fans pointed out how far from the action the LSU band was forced to sit as they played from the nosebleeds. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The LSU Tigers faced off against the Texas Longhorns on Saturday in the biggest game of Week 2 of the college football season. The stage was set for a classic game at Texas Memorial Stadium, but the visiting fans had a tough time… Read More

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THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms

This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that’s left hundreds of billions in potential cost savings on the table. The most valuable area in which insurers can innovate is the use of artificial intelligence (AI): It’s estimated that AI can drive cost savings of $390 billion across insurers’ front, middle, and back offices by 2030, according to a report by Autonomous NEXT seen by Business Insider Intelligence. The front office is the most… Read More

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Hurricane Dorian left at least 40 dead and 70,000 homeless in the Bahamas, and recovery efforts have devolved into ‘chaos’

Hurricane Dorian landed over the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 storm and proceeded to dump relentless amounts of rain and wind on certain areas. At least 40 people have died since the hurricane struck and 70,000 were left homeless after the storm devastated the country’s Abaco and Grand Bahama islands. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Hurricane Dorian made landfall over the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 storm before dumping relentless amounts of rain and wind on the Bahamas, causing widespread flooding and devastation over the next several days. At least 40 people have died since the hurricane struck the Bahamas last weekend, and… Read More

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Conor McGregor calls for a rematch in Moscow after Khabib Nurmagomedov retains UFC lightweight title against Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor is once again calling for a rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov. After Nurmagomedov defeated Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi to continue his reign as lightweight champion, McGregor tweeted his request for a rematch, suggesting that it take place in Moscow. McGregor isn’t currently first in line for a title shot against Nurmagomedov, and there’s a number of reasons to believe the fight won’t happen yet, but the money might be too good for the UFC to pass up. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Conor McGregor still wants his rematch. Just hours after Khabib Nurmagomedov retained his lightweight title with a submission win over Dustin Poirier in Abu… Read More

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Bianca Andreescu’s Remarkable U.S. Open Win

Bianca Andreescu is a 19-year old tennis player with many noteworthy qualities. She exhibits a level of swagger that belies her age. She is the rare player who can overwhelm opponents with either dazzling displays of power or deft touch. But by defeating Serena Williams, one of the most decorated practitioners of the sport ever, in today’s U.S. Open women’s singles final (6-3, 7-5), Andreescu proved that her most noteworthy quality is the composure she displays in pressure-packed moments where other players might crumble. Up 5-1 in the second set, Andreescu had an opportunity to serve out the match and claim her first Grand Slam singles trophy. She had been… Read More

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