Why new QB Kyle Bolin thinks Rutgers can “definitely” reach a bowl game | Politi

Bolin, the transfer from Louisville, is betting on himself and the Scarlet Knights. PISCATAWAY — Kyle Bolin lost his job as a starting quarterback to an eventual Heisman Trophy winner, but he carries himself as if he wants to send this message to all of college football about that: I was robbed! Alright, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration. Lamar Jackson beat him out for the job at Louisville, and with more than 5,000 combined passing and rushing yards and 51 touchdowns last fall, Jackson proved that he deserved the top honor in the sport after his sophomore season. Still: Spend even five minutes around Bolin and you’ll walk away feeling… Read More

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A house that throws books, a flashing router – and the majestic precision of Pete and Dud

One always wants what one does not have. I write this column without broadband. How I will get it to the magazine is a fun problem I will have to deal with later. As problems go, it is one of the larger ones the First World has to offer, which seems wrong somehow. I am preoccupied to the exclusion of almost all other considerations, but then that may be deliberate, as my other considerations are of a nature whereby parking them elsewhere seems like a fairly sensible idea. Meanwhile, the BT router flashes its silent amber alert. “I’m screwed,” it says, “and so are you.” I recall the odd occasion… Read More

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$2M scratch-off lottery ticket winner sold to N.J. couple

The winning ticket for the 100X the Bucks scratch off game is one of three printed worth $2 million. The other two remain unclaimed FREEHOLD – A Manalapan couple has claimed a $2 million scratch-off lottery ticket for the 100X the Bucks game, New Jersey lottery officials announced on Monday. Graling and Carol H., of Manalapan, claimed the ticket Graling bought at Rinal Convenience Store in Freehold. Grailing has been buying 100X the Bucks scratch off tickets, which cost $20 each, for some time and has won smaller prizes that he used to buy more scratch offs, the lottery said. 24 Powerball tickets worth $50K, 2 worth $200K were sold… Read More

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Joel Osteen Refuses to Open Church to Hurricane Victims, Gets DESTROYED on Social Media

Joel Osteen is a celebrity pastor and author who spreads the word of God from inside a converted NBA arena that holds nearly 17,000 people. He also sucks. A LOT. Allow us to explain why… Osteen’s Lakewood Church is located in the Houston area, where Hurricane Harvey made landfall over the weekend and where thousands upon thousands of people are now homeless as a result of extreme flooding. In response, various local businesses have opened their doors to displaced residents, doing all they can to be of assistance. Consider this Tweet and this inspiring photo from Gallery Furniture, for example: But Osteen has not followed helpful suit. Despite teaching the… Read More

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