Report: Lakers make new, improved offer for Pelicans’ Anthony Davis

With Anthony Davis seemingly forcing Magic Johnson’s hand in finding a suitable deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly made a new and improved offer for the superstar, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Lakers have offered a new package to New Orleans that includes multiple young players, multiple draft picks and Pelicans salary cap relief for Anthony Davis, league sources tell ESPN. The offer appears to move closer to the objectives that the Pelicans are pursuing in a deal. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 4, 2019 The report suggests the Pelicans are in pursuit of youth, draft picks and salary cap relief, all factors… Read More

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Report: Lakers make new, improved offer for Pelicans’ Anthony Davis

With Anthony Davis seemingly forcing Magic Johnson’s hand in finding a suitable deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly made a new and improved offer for the superstar, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The Lakers have offered a new package to New Orleans that includes multiple young players, multiple draft picks and Pelicans salary cap relief for Anthony Davis, league sources tell ESPN. The offer appears to move closer to the objectives that the Pelicans are pursuing in a deal. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 4, 2019 The report suggests the Pelicans are in pursuit of youth, draft picks and salary cap relief, all factors… Read More

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An exec at a $16 billion company invented her job from scratch. Here’s exactly what she said to her boss to convince him it was a good idea

Sharfi Farhana changed the course of her career at IAC by pitching a new position for herself to the CEO: head of executive recruitment. She’d already been taking on extra responsibilities that proved she could do the job. When she talked to IAC’s CEO, she focused on how she would benefit the organization in her new role, not on why she deserved it. By the time Sharfi Farhana was pitching a brand-new position — head of executive recruitment — to her CEO at IAC, saying yes was essentially a “no-brainer.” That’s because she had already proven that a) this position was necessary within the organization and b) she was the… Read More

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5 biggest winners and losers in college basketball this week

With two of last week’s top six teams losing to unranked opponents over the weekend, the top of the AP Top 25 Poll had a bit of a shakeup in Week 14. The ACC and Big 10 lead all conferences with six teams apiece in the rankings, followed by the Big 12 and SEC with with three each. The Pac-12, meanwhile, has no representation in the AP Top 25 Poll for the sixth consecutive week. Here are the five biggest winners and losers of Week 14 of the college basketball season. Winners ▲ No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels — Up 1 spot in the AP Top 25 Poll North… Read More

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Snow falls on Seattle and the best images and videos land on social media

Snow falls around Seattle’s Space Needle. (Twitter photo via @space_needle) A rare snowstorm hit the Seattle area Sunday night and into Monday morning. As temperatures fell and a brisk wind made it feel even colder outside, the internet did its job by warming us with images and videos from across the region. As cars slipped and crunched on roadways throughout Western Washington, the driest drive in town was clearly Seattle’s new SR 99 tunnel, which officially opened to traffic in time for Monday morning’s commute. But it wasn’t much of a commute, as plenty of people wisely opted to stay off roads and work from home if they were able… Read More

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